Muted dental voices on interprofessional healthcare teams.


This paper addresses three main themes: (1) oral health and frailty; (2) interprofessional healthcare teams; and (3) dental professionals on healthcare teams. Oral diseases exacerbate frailty, are rampant in most long-term care (LTC) facilities, and typically are not managed effectively by the medical and nursing staff. Interprofessional healthcare has… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jdent.2011.10.017