Nutritional status of the aging patient is inextricably linked to his or her oral health. Various screening instruments make it easier for the dentist to determine the nutritional status of the patient. This article discusses several of those instruments, in addition to further consideration of the link between nutrition and oral health in the aging patient.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||18|
|Journal||Dental clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Oct 1997|
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