Relationships between higher-level functional capacity and dental health behaviors in community-dwelling older adults.

@article{Moriya2013RelationshipsBH,
  title={Relationships between higher-level functional capacity and dental health behaviors in community-dwelling older adults.},
  author={Shingo Moriya and Kanchu Tei and Yutaka Yamazaki and Hironobu Hata and Yoshimasa Kitagawa and Nobuo Inoue and Hiroko Miura},
  journal={Gerodontology},
  year={2013},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={133-40}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of the present study was to elucidate relationships between higher-level functional capacity and dental health behaviours in community-dwelling older adults. BACKGROUND In ageing society, it is necessary to promote oral health in the elderly, because good oral health is a significant contributing factor to good general health. Higher-level functional capacity has been considered a crucial factor for successful independent living in the elderly. We hypothesised that… CONTINUE READING

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