Oral health promotion for our ageing Australian population.

  title={Oral health promotion for our ageing Australian population.},
  author={Jane M Chalmers},
  journal={Australian dental journal},
  volume={48 1},
The ageing Australian population living in the new millennium has dental needs that are very different and more complex than those experienced by previous older adult cohorts during the twentieth century. A summary of the oral health status of older Australians is presented, together with a review of the important relationships between general health and oral health. The key to maintaining and improving older adults' oral health status is the use of oral health promotion strategies that focus… CONTINUE READING

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