Minimising barriers to dental care in older people

  title={Minimising barriers to dental care in older people},
  author={Elena Borreani and Desmond Wright and Sasha Scambler and Jennifer E. Gallagher},
  journal={BMC Oral Health},
  pages={7 - 7}
BACKGROUND Older people are increasingly retaining their natural teeth but at higher risk of oral disease with resultant impact on their quality of life. Socially deprived people are more at risk of oral disease and yet less likely to take up care. Health organisations in England and Wales are exploring new ways to commission and provide dental care services in general and for vulnerable groups in particular. This study was undertaken to investigate barriers to dental care perceived by older… CONTINUE READING

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