Oral health status in elders from South Brazil: a population-based study.

@article{Gaio2012OralHS,
  title={Oral health status in elders from South Brazil: a population-based study.},
  author={Eduardo Gaio and Alex Nogueira Haas and V C Carrard and Rui Vicente Oppermann and Jasim M Albandar and Cristiano Susin},
  journal={Gerodontology},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={214-23}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the oral health status of community-dwelling adults aged 60 years and older from southern Brazil and to determine demographics, socioeconomic, behavioural and dental risk indicators. MATERIALS AND METHODS This cross-sectional study used a multistage, probability sampling method to draw a representative sample of the metropolitan area of Porto Alegre, Brazil. A subsample of 217 subjects was included in this analysis. Oral mucosal lesions, dental caries, tooth loss and… CONTINUE READING

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