Oral health status in individuals with dementia living in special facilities.

@article{Rejnefelt2006OralHS,
  title={Oral health status in individuals with dementia living in special facilities.},
  author={I Rejnefelt and Pia Andersson and Stefan Renvert},
  journal={International journal of dental hygiene},
  year={2006},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={67-71}
}
AIM The aim of this review was to retrieve data describing the oral health status of individuals with dementia living in special facilities. MATERIALS AND METHODS A literature search on the MEDLINE database (Entrez PubMed) was performed. The literature search yielded 208 papers, of which seven publications were selected for evaluation. RESULTS From the available studies poorer oral hygiene, decreased saliva flow rates and a higher caries incidence were reported in individuals with dementia… CONTINUE READING

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