Oral health intervention among community-dwelling older people: a randomised 2-year intervention study.

@article{Komulainen2015OralHI,
  title={Oral health intervention among community-dwelling older people: a randomised 2-year intervention study.},
  author={Kaija Komulainen and Pekka Yl{\"o}stalo and Anna-Maija Syrj{\"a}l{\"a} and Piia Ruoppi and Matti L E Knuuttila and Raimo O Sulkava and Sirpa Hartikainen},
  journal={Gerodontology},
  year={2015},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={62-72}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of a 2-year oral-health-promoting intervention on oral health behaviour and oral health among people aged 75 years or older. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a 2-year randomised intervention study, 279 community-dwelling older people completed the study: 145 persons in an intervention group and 134 in a control group. Interviews and clinical oral examinations were performed at the beginning of the study and at a 2-year follow-up. Changes… CONTINUE READING
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