Social capital and oral health: The association of social capital with edentulism and chewing ability in the rural elderly.

OBJECTIVE The association between social capital and oral health had been reported in various ways, but still remains unclear. We investigated the association between the social capital of the elderly living in a rural region and their edentulism and chewing ability. METHODS A total of 241 elderly aged≥70years living in a rural city of Korea participated… CONTINUE READING