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Research agenda on oral health in the elderly

Research agenda on oral health in the elderly

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Published by Veterans Administration in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


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Statementa collaborative research project of the National Institute on Aging, the National Institute of Dental Research, the Veterans Administration.
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Open LibraryOL18072871M

Oral Health Oral health is an important and often overlooked component of an older person’s general health and well-being. Good oral health in insti-tutionalized elders can help protect them from contracting potentially deadly diseases. Poor dental hygiene has been thought to represent a prime contributor to pneumonia, and the oral cavity has. Oral health literacy is “the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate oral health decisions.” 10 Researchers have noted the association of low oral health literacy with poor oral health outcomes, 12, 13 Although researchers have Cited by: 4 Oral health for older people Description of the project Aim of the project The aim of the ‘Oral Health for Older People’ project was to ensure that oral health is a recognised and practised part of health assessments for older people living in the community and that appropriate planning and referral leading to adequate dental careFile Size: KB. ABSTRACT. Oral health is a prerequisite for a good chewing function, which may have an impact on food choices and nutritional well-being. OBJECTIVE: This study was designed to evaluate the relationship between oral health status and nutritional status in the elderly. MATERIAL AND METHODS: In this cross-sectional study, 33 elderly people from the Group for the Elderly Interdisciplinary.


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Genre/Form: Government publications: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Research agenda on oral health in the elderly.

Washington, DC: Veterans Administration, Dept. aim of this thesis is the promotion of oral health of the elderly. The goal of the review is to find the answer of research questions to understand barriers in oral health of elderly so as to implement the nursing intervention. Research questions were developed as to assist the authors in meeting their objective during the research process.

Objective The aim of this pilot study was to provide the opportunity to enable older people to prioritise the research agenda to improve their own oral ound Little is known about the.

Oral health is not separate from general health, but maintaining oral health is definitely difficult and different in old age. Even though, few elderly have physical and/or mental situation that call for particular interest in the dental workplace, one should not presume that all elderly community shares these circumstances.

GoalPrevent and control oral and craniofacial diseases, conditions, and injuries, and improve access to preventive services and dental ewThe health of the teeth, the mouth, and the surrounding craniofacial (skull and face) structures is central to a person’s overall health and well-being.1, 2 Oral and craniofacial diseases and conditions include.

The first ADHA National Dental Hygiene Research Agenda (NDHRA) was developed in by the ADHA Council on Research and adopted by the ADHA House of Delegates in A Delphi study was used to establish consensus and focus the research topics File Size: KB. This report focuses on the oral health needs of older adults.

Using data from several national surveys, this report de-scribes the current status of oral health among the elderly, how these older Americans use dental health services, and what the future holds for the oral health of older Ameri-cans.

Some of the findings reported are from newly File Size: KB. Oral health is not separate from general health, but maintaining oral health is definitely difficult and different in old age. Even though, few elderly have physical and/or mental situation that. Conclusion: Maintaining good oral health of the elderly in institutions is still a major challenge for caregivers mainly due to lack of oral health education.

However it is im-portant to enhance and promote oral health of the elderly through use of recommended strategic interventions so as to guarantee the elderly with good oral health and. Good oral health is important for the health and wellbeing of older people, particularly those with chronic and complex health conditions.

As people get older, the need for dental care increases. The major issues affecting the oral health of older people are: Ł The adverse impact. Older People. Oral health refers to the health of the mouth, teeth, gums, tongue and lips and associated structures.

Oral health is important for people of all ages and in this section we deal with some of the issues that might be of concern for older people. one medication) may endanger oral health (1,5). Epidemiological data related to oral health of the elderly are scarce or nonexistent (5).

Oral problems encountered in these patients are tooth loss, periodontal disease, too-th decay and oral cancer. The prevalence of edentulism varies between 6% and 78% depending on the society studied (6).File Size: KB. Healthy Aging: Oral Health for Older Adults To protect your teeth in your 70s and beyond, start now.

By Lisa Esposito Staff Writer Jan. 13,at a.m. Improving Oral Health for the Elderly: An Interdisciplinary Approach examines in depth a crucial yet frequently overlooked indicator of seniors’ quality of life. By combining a lifespan approach to health with a biopsychosocial perspective on health disparities, this book places oral health in the larger context of physical and mental : Hardcover.

State of oral health in the elderly. The epidemiological literature on oral health in the elderly is not very encouraging, and it indicates profound imbalances among countries and regions and as a function of institutionalization,17 This disparity is mainly attributable to differences in socioeconomic conditions and in the availability of and access to oral health by: the oral status of elderly adults, and the older aged were excluded in two of the studies: the National Health Examination Survey of – excluded participants older than 79 years,8 and the National ORAL HEALTH STATUS AND NEEDS IN OLDER ADULTS _CH08_PASSindd 29/04/13 PMFile Size: 1MB.

Objectives. The aim of this study was to determine the oral health status of elderly persons in Tonga, West Region of Cameroon. Methodology. This is a cross-sectional study of persons of at least 65 years, living in Tonga village, West Region of Cameroon.

Results. A total of persons aged between 65 and 94 years, mean age of 73 years ±7&#x;s.d., 83 (45,4%) males, and Cited by: 1. Objective: The goal of this project was to determine whether an oral health coordinator (OHC) could improve the oral hygiene of residents in long term care facilities.

Methods: This prospective study utilized 4 LTCFs in Courtenay, Comox Valley on Vancouver Island and included residents with natural teeth (66% female, age range 63– years, and 34% male age range 62 years Author: Azadeh Shoajei.

The End Game is an exemplar of theoretically informed, methodologically rigorous qualitative work. The book may well join both long-time classics like Barbara Myerhoff’s Number Our Days () and contemporary classics like Eric Klinenberg’s Heat Wave ([]) in introducing to a wide audience the indignities, inequities, and occasional.

However, dental health among older adults has improved in the last 50 years. Preventative oral health is paramount to maintaining your dental health among the elderly, overall health. Although aging can make oral hygiene more difficult, there are many steps you can take to ensure proper elderly dental care.

Abstract. Oral health is very much part of general health and wellbeing, so providing good mouth care in hospital is paramount. Mouth care should be considered an essential part of nursing care, but this is not always the case in acute hospitals, where. A Guide for Developing and Enhancing Community Oral Health Programs (the Guide) is designed to help LPHAs develop, integrate, expand, or enhance community oral health programs.

LPHAs are well positioned to work with other community stakeholders to develop, integrate, expand, or enhance community oral health programs. Such stakeholders may includeFile Size: 1MB. Oral health care and aspiration pneumonia in frail older people: a systematic literature review.

van der Maarel-Wierink et al. Gerontology March •Improvement of oral health care diminished the risk of developing aspiration pneumonia •Improvement of oral health care diminished the risk of risk of dying from aspiration pneumonia.

Improving Access to Oral Health Care for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations examines the scope and consequences of inadequate access to oral health services in the United States and recommends ways to combat the economic, structural, geographic, and cultural factors that prevent access to regular, quality care.

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one medication) may endanger oral health (1,5). Epidemiological data related to oral health of the elderly are scarce or nonexistent (5).

Oral problems encountered in these patients are tooth loss, periodontal disease, too-th decay and oral cancer. The prevalence of edentulism varies between 6% and 78% depending on the society studied.

(6)Cited by: 1. Numerous impairments cause suffering to the institutionalized elderly person. The medically compromised or severely demented patient, especially one with swallowing difficulties, presents a challenge to the dental practitioner. This paper summarizes typical geriatric dental problems that caregivers in a long-term care (LTC) facility should find by: 6.

Comparison of Knowledge and Attitude of Health Care Providers towards Aging Phenomenon in Yazd and Hamadan, Iran Mohammad Ali Morowatisharifabad, Amir Hossein Bahram *, Reza Bidaki, Seyedeh Mahdieh Namayandeh; Effect of a 6-Week Balance Training Program with Shuttle Balance on Balance, Gait Speed, and Fear of Falling in Elderlies.

for improved oral health for those most vulnerable. Need epidemiological research on oral - general health links (risk factors) and operational public health research. Build oral health systems capacity based on age & disability friendly primary health care Improve &.

Improving Oral Health for the Elderly: An Interdisciplinary Approach examines in depth a crucial yet frequently overlooked indicator of seniors’ quality of life.

By combining a lifespan approach to health with a biopsychosocial perspective on health disparities, this book places oral health in the larger context of physical and mental well-being.

The importance of oral health In the DH (England) strategic review (DH ), oral health is defined as ‘the health of the mouth, teeth and associated structures and their functional viability’. Oral health affects general health, wellbeing and quality of life.

The condition of a person’s mouth and teeth affects his or File Size: KB. Medical/Dental Resources “Using Healthy People to Improve the Oral Health of Populations Across the Lifespan”, a series produced by the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR).

The module, containing 5 sub-modules, uses an interprofessional format and. As health care professionals adjust their expectations regarding anticipated survival rates for such disease processes, they become more willing to offer life-extending treatments to the elderly than in previous years. Still, it remains possible to make technological improvements to home elder care.

Ageing affects oral tissues in addition to other parts of the human body, and oral health (including oral mucosa, lips, teeth and associated structures, and their functional activity) is an integral component of general health; indeed, oral disease can cause pain, difficulty in speaking, mastication, swallowing, maintaining a balanced diet, not.

Adult and Senior Oral Health Adult and Senior Oral Health. Over the past 50 years, there has been great progress and improvement in the nation's oral health. Most middle-aged and younger Americans expect to keep their natural teeth over their lifetime.

What can you do to maintain good oral health. Daily oral care is important. Effects of Proper Oral Care Oral health status of hospitalized elderly patients is reported to be significantly worse than that of home-dwelling patients (Pajukoski, Meurman, Snellman-Grohn, & Sulkava, ).

Morbidity, mortality, length of hospital stay, febrile days, and health costs are directly affected by good oral care programs. It is important that all elderly people are given the support and opportunity maintain good oral health. Please ensure that you are in the best position to either help provide this care directly, or know where to go to access appropriate services.

Useful resources: Dental care for older people. Caring for my teeth. A fundamental purpose of dental education is to develop health professionals who will maintain and improve the oral health status of individuals and populations.

One task, then, for this committee as it evaluated future directions for dental education was to examine the status of oral health in this.

Oral health in residents of long-term care facilities Geriatric diseases or pathological aging have a negative effect on the oral health. Along with the effects of the diseases or their treatment, this can mainly be attributed to the quality and quantity of daily oral hygiene measures, but occasionally 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 60 70 80 90 99 men Cited by: 7.

By making research easy to access, and puts the academic needs of the researchers before the business interests of publishers. Our authors and editors We are a community of more thanauthors and editors from 3, institutions spanning countries, including Nobel Prize winners and some of the world’s most-cited by: 6.

Improving Access to Oral Health Care for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations elderly population. The book questions whether or not the measures of activities evidence for the research agenda provided in the separate report of the Panel on Race, Ethnicity.The United States is spending almost 3 percent of its gross national product (GNP) on health services for the elderly.

Inhealth spending for the total population amounted to percent of Cited by: Abstract. In the last decade the effect of oral health on the general health and mortality of elderly people has attracted attention.

We explored the association of dental health behaviors and dentition on all-cause mortality in older adults followed from to (years) and calculated risk estimates using Cox regression analysis in men and women by: