Taking dentistry to the geriatric patient: a home visit model.

Abstract

Frail, medically complex elders comprise an increasing dentally underserved population. The "demographic imperative" clearly shows that the number of elders is growing-from a current estimate of 40 million to a projection of 87 million in 2050. Oral health is a critical component of overall health and is increasingly recognized as critical to quality of… (More)

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