Nutrition and oral health in the elderly.

M. J. Saunders

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    Abstract

    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 languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)681-698
    Number of pages18
    JournalDental clinics of North America
    Volume41
    Issue number4
    StatePublished - Oct 1997

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Dentistry(all)

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