Oral and dental health of non-institutionalized elderly people in Spain.


With aging of the populations, the oral health and hygiene of elderly people has become an important public health issue. In this cross-sectional study we investigated the prevalence of tooth decay and other periodontal diseases in a representative cohort of 480 non-institutionalized adults ≥65 years from the province of Valencia, Spain. Using a World… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2010.03.007