Variations in the social impact of oral conditions among older adults in South Australia, Ontario, and North Carolina.

@article{Slade1996VariationsIT,
  title={Variations in the social impact of oral conditions among older adults in South Australia, Ontario, and North Carolina.},
  author={Gary Douglas Slade and Andrew J. Spencer and David D Locker and Ronald J Hunt and Ronald P. Strauss and James D. Beck},
  journal={Journal of dental research},
  year={1996},
  volume={75 7},
  pages={1439-50}
}
Previous studies among older adults have demonstrated that oral disease frequently leads to dysfunction, discomfort, and disability. This study aimed to assess variations in the social impact of oral conditions among six strata of people aged 65 years and older: residents of metropolitan Adelaide and rural Mt Gambier, South Australia; residents of metropolitan Toronto-North York and non-metropolitan Simcoe-Sudbury counties, Ontario, Canada; and blacks and whites in the Piedmont region of North… CONTINUE READING

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