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Oral Health Assessment by Lay Personnel for Older Adults

DOI :

10.3791/60553-v

February 2nd, 2020

February 2nd, 2020

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1Department of Diagnostic and Biomedical Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry, 2Department of General Practice and Dental Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry

The goal of this protocol is to enable non-dental professionals to assess oral health status for research or health-screening purposes. Aspects assessed include lips, tongue, soft and hard tissues, natural and artificial teeth, oral cleanliness, plaque, swallowing, and impact of oral health on quality of life.

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Keywords Oral Health Assessment

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