Prosthodontic profiles relating to economic status, social network, and social support in an elderly population living independently in Canada.

@article{Maupom1998ProsthodonticPR,
  title={Prosthodontic profiles relating to economic status, social network, and social support in an elderly population living independently in Canada.},
  author={Gerardo Maupom{\'e} and Michael I MacEntee},
  journal={The Journal of prosthetic dentistry},
  year={1998},
  volume={80 5},
  pages={
          598-604
        }
}
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Previous evaluations of life satisfaction and health have not completely explained the impact of social network, social support, and economics on the oral health-related behavior of elderly patients, particularly in relation to missing teeth. PURPOSE This study measured the strength of associations between social network/support/class and the use of complete and removable partial dentures in elderly patients living independently. MATERIAL AND METHODS A multiple stepwise… CONTINUE READING

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