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Oral health-related quality of life and satisfaction of edentulous patients using conventional complete dentures and implant-retained overdentures: An umbrella systematic review.

Gerodontology 2019 Mar 15. Epub 2019 Mar 15.

Dental Health Services Research Unit, School of Dentistry, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK.

Background: Loss of teeth has a negative influence on essential oral functions. It is important to understand edentulous patients' perceptions about the impacts of treatment options on their oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) and satisfaction.

Aims: To appraise the systematic reviews (with/without meta-analysis) that investigate the impacts of complete conventional dentures (CCDs) and/or implant-retained overdentures (IRODs) on the oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) and satisfaction among edentulous patients. Read More

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Frailty, oral health and nutrition in geriatrics inpatients: A cross-sectional study.

Gerodontology 2019 Mar 12. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

Department of General Medicine, Monash Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Background: Poor nutritional status is a risk factor for the development of frailty. Likewise, oral health is independently associated with nutrition. The potential association between oral health and frailty in hospitalised elderly adults has, however, not previously been investigated. Read More

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Teaching undergraduate geriatric dentistry in five South America countries.

Gerodontology 2019 Mar 1. Epub 2019 Mar 1.

Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil.

Objective: This study aimed to qualitatively analyse undergraduate geriatric dentistry (GD) teaching characteristics identified by geriatric dentistry teachers and senior students in five South American countries.

Background: GD involves the knowledge and skills required to provide oral health care for older people.

Methods: Exploratory-descriptive research with a qualitative approach developed in the undergraduate context of public universities in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Peru. Read More

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Patients' self-reported measures of oral health-A validation study on basis of oral health questions used in a large multi-country survey for populations aged 50.

Gerodontology 2019 Mar 1. Epub 2019 Mar 1.

Department of Conservative Dentistry, Translational Health Economics Group (THE Group), Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany.

Objective: To assess the validity of patient self-reported oral health measures as used in a large multi-country survey for populations aged 50+.

Background: Information on people's oral health status is important for assessing oral health needs within populations. However, clinical examination is not always possible. Read More

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Recurrent peripheral ameloblastoma in an elderly patient: A case report.

Gerodontology 2019 Mar;36(1):78-81

Oral Pathology Section, School of Dentistry, Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais (PUC Minas), Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Objective: To report a case of recurrent peripheral ameloblastoma (PA) in an elderly patient.

Background: PA is a benign tumour that affects soft tissues of gingiva or edentulous alveolar areas, exhibiting histopathological characteristics of ameloblastoma.

Methods: A 79-year-old man showed a nodule in the edentulous right mandibular alveolar ridge diagnosed as recurrent PA. Read More

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March 2019
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Influence of occlusal deterioration considering prosthetics on subsequent all-cause mortality in a Japanese elderly independent population.

Gerodontology 2019 Feb 15. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Department of Oral Health Science, Division of Preventive Dentistry, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan.

Purpose: The influence of occlusal deterioration on mortality may be incorrectly estimated due to improvements in the occlusal condition with prosthetics or deterioration without prosthetics. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of occlusion cross-sectional status and longitudinal changes considering prosthetics for subsequent all-cause mortality in an elderly population.

Methods: Two dental examinations, in 1999 and 2003, were conducted in 378 subjects aged 71 years old in 1999. Read More

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February 2019

Lack of posterior occlusal support predicts the reduction in walking speed in 80-year-old Japanese adults: A 3-year prospective cohort study with propensity score analysis by the SONIC Study Group.

Gerodontology 2019 Feb 6. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Department of Prosthodontics, Gerodontology and Oral Rehabilitation, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka, Japan.

Objective: To investigate the association between posterior occlusal support by residual teeth and the reduction in walking speed in 80-year-old Japanese adults using propensity score matching.

Background Data Discussing The Present Status Of The Field: Previous studies have demonstrated an association between oral status and motor function; however, most of these studies had a cross-sectional design.

Material And Method: This study included 353 community-dwelling Japanese people aged 79-81 years. Read More

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February 2019
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The oral health status of residents with different cognitive and dental-related functions in three North Carolina assisted living facilities.

Gerodontology 2019 Feb 6. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

Department of Biostatistics, College of Public Health, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.

Introduction: The aim of the study was to describe the oral health status of persons with different cognition and dental-related functions (DRFs).

Methods: The present study was a secondary analysis of data collected for a cross-sectional study of residents in three assisted living facilities in North Carolina. The participants were aged 50 years or older, had normal to severely impaired cognition and spoke English. Read More

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February 2019
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Minimal intervention dentistry for partially dentate older adults.

Gerodontology 2019 Feb 1. Epub 2019 Feb 1.

Cork University Dental School & Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland.

Background: Chronic dental and oral diseases, such as dental caries and periodontal disease, continue to be a significant health problem among older adults. Given the rapidly changing profile of the ageing population, and their complex health needs, there is a need to develop new evidence-based approaches to oral health care. Recently, care philosophies have been developed that take a minimally invasive, functionally oriented, approach to oral health care with a focus on providing a reduced, but healthy, natural dentition which can be maintained with support of better oral hygiene. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ger.12389DOI Listing
February 2019
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Association between subjective well-being and presence of primary care dentists in community-dwelling elderly people: A cross-sectional study.

Gerodontology 2019 Jan 30. Epub 2019 Jan 30.

Section of Geriatric Dentistry, Department of General Dentistry, Fukuoka Dental College, Fukuoka, Japan.

Objective: The aim was to investigate the relationships between subjective well-being and the existence of primary care dentists in community-dwelling elderly people.

Background: Some studies have reported subjective well-being focusing on oral health, but no studies have examined the relationship between subjective well-being and primary care dentists.

Methods: This cross-sectional study used data from community-dwelling elderly people aged ≥70 years (n = 624). Read More

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January 2019

Access and barriers to oral health care for dependent elderly people living in rest homes.

Gerodontology 2019 Jan 24. Epub 2019 Jan 24.

Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Aim: To report New Zealand rest home (rest home is the New Zealand term for residential aged care facilities where dependent, institutionalised, elderly people reside.) managers' opinions on access and barriers to oral health care for rest home residents.

Methods: An exploratory study using qualitative descriptive methods. Read More

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January 2019

Prevalence of oral hygiene tools amongst hospitalised elders: A cross-sectional survey.

Gerodontology 2019 Jan 9. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Division of Gerodontology and Removable Prosthodontics, University Clinics of Dental Medicine, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.

Objective: This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of various oral hygiene tools amongst hospitalised elders and to associate their cognitive status with the prevalence of tools and oral hygiene status.

Materials And Method: Elderly hospitalised participants were included in the study and underwent a brief clinical intra-oral examination. A semi-structured questionnaire evaluated the awareness and personal possession of the various oral hygiene tools. Read More

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January 2019
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Cost-effectiveness of professional oral health care in Australian residential aged care facilities.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 21. Epub 2018 Dec 21.

Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Objective: To conduct a model-based cost-effectiveness analysis, from a health care system perspective, of using oral health professionals to provide oral hygiene services at residential aged care facilities (RACFs) in Victoria, Australia, compared to current practice (CP).

Background: Increasingly dentate cohorts of older adults are entering RACFs, making urgent the need of further development and provision of oral health programmes in ageing dentitions.

Materials And Methods: The model was based on 47 624 RACFs' places in Victoria over one year. Read More

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December 2018
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Oral health-related quality of life in older adults-Longitudinal study.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 18. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

Postgraduate Programme in Dentistry, Federal University of Pelotas, Pelotas, Brazil.

Objective: The aim of the present study was to investigate oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) and determine associations with demographic, socio-economic and oral health variables at two evaluation times (2009 and 2015) among older adults assisted by Family Health Units in the Brazil.

Methods: A longitudinal study was conducted involving the evaluation (2009) and re-evaluation (2015) of 161 older adults (≥60 years of age). Demographic, socio-economic and general health variables were collected using a standardised questionnaire. Read More

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December 2018
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Subjective chewing ability and health-related quality of life among the elderly.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 18. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

Department of Dental Hygiene, College of Science & Technology, Kyungpook National University, Sangju, Korea.

Objective: Chewing ability may reflect the overall oral health, which affects the general health of the elderly. Therefore, we assessed the association between subjective chewing ability and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) among the elderly.

Methods: We analysed the data of 3034 elderly people aged ≥65 years from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey that was conducted by the Korean government from 2013 to 2015 (KNHANES-VI). Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/ger.12385
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December 2018
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Developmental regulation of lifelong dental experiences and beliefs in Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

Gerodontology 2019 Mar 14;36(1):18-29. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Cooperative Research Centre for Oral Health Science Melbourne Dental School, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Aims: The aim of this study was to explain through the life-course and life-span perspectives of developmental regulation theory the controls on dental experiences and beliefs throughout the lives of older people in Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

Background: Dental diseases and disabilities among older people are serious public health concerns in China.

Methods: A facilitator conducted eight focus groups, three in Hong Kong and five in Guangzhou, involving a total of 51 participants. Read More

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March 2019
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The relationship between oral-health-related quality of life and general health in an elderly population: A cross-sectional study.

Gerodontology 2019 Mar 7;36(1):71-77. Epub 2018 Dec 7.

Epidemiology and Public Health, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.

Objective: To assess the oral-health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in a cohort of Irish older patients and explore associations with overall health status.

Background: The impact of oral health conditions on older individuals' quality of life may be influenced by patients' general health status.

Materials And Methods: This paper reports a cross-sectional study, which analysed baseline data from patients aged over 60 years. Read More

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March 2019
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Challenging the boundaries.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec;35(4):281

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December 2018
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Mind your teeth-The relationship between mastication and cognition.

Gerodontology 2019 Mar 27;36(1):2-7. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Oral Kinesiology, Academisch Centrum Tandheelkunde Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

This article explores the multifactorial relationship between mastication and cognition, with a focus on dementia. Older persons, especially those with dementia, are at great risk of suffering from oral health problems such as orofacial pain and loss of natural teeth. A possible explanation could be that the cognitive and motor impairments resulting from dementia cause a decrease in self-care and as such, a worsening of oral health. Read More

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March 2019
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Trigeminal herpes zoster and Ramsay Hunt syndrome in an elderly adult: Presentation with prodromal toothache.

Gerodontology 2018 Sep;35(3):276-278

Department of Internal Medicine, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Objective: This article describes an atypical herpes zoster (HZ) infection heralded by prodromic dental pain.

Background: Trigeminal HZ is associated with any of the three divisions of the trigeminal nerve, and Ramsay Hunt syndrome is a rare variant of HZ infection of the ear, often accompanied with unilateral facial nerve palsy.

Materials And Methods: An 87-year-old man sought remedy for tooth-like pain. Read More

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September 2018
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Histopathological evaluation of oral membranous substance in bedridden elderly persons without oral intake in Japan.

Gerodontology 2019 Mar 20;36(1):63-70. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Hard Tissue Pathology Unit, Graduate School of Oral Medicine, Matsumoto Dental University, Shiojiri, Japan.

Objectives: The aim of this study was to clarify by histopathological examination the origin of oral membranous substances deposited on the palate, tongue, buccal mucosa and teeth.

Background: Several investigators have reported membranous substances deposited in the mouths of bedridden elderly persons requiring nursing care without oral intake. However, the precise nature and origin of the substances are poorly understood. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/ger.12379
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March 2019
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Multiple oral ulcers caused by incorrect use of oral bisphosphonate in a patient with dementia: A case report.

Gerodontology 2019 Mar 20;36(1):82-84. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dental Medicine, Tsurumi University, Yokohama, Japan.

It is not widely known that incorrect use of oral bisphosphonates (BPs), such as chewing the medication, can cause oral ulcers. An 83-year-old woman with dementia was referred to our clinic with multiple oral ulcers. Blood and histopathological examinations were inconclusive. Read More

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March 2019
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Income from nutrition and oral health management among long-term care insurance facilities in Niigata Prefecture, Japan.

Gerodontology 2019 Mar 23;36(1):55-62. Epub 2018 Oct 23.

Division of Welfare, Department of Oral Health and Welfare, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan.

Objective: To determine recent insurance claim rates for, facility income from, and the roles of professionals associated with management of nutrition, oral ingestion and oral health maintenance in long-term care insurance facilities (LTCIFs) in Niigata Prefecture.

Methods: A questionnaire on current staffing, oral health professional (OHP) utilisation, and claims for insured benefits for the investigated services was mailed to all LTCIFs in Niigata Prefecture, Japan (n = 304). Claim rates for and average facility income from these benefits were calculated. Read More

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March 2019
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Historical perspectives on advertising and the meme that personal oral hygiene prevents dental caries.

Gerodontology 2019 Mar 14;36(1):36-44. Epub 2018 Oct 14.

Department of Oral Health Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

The consensus of a leading scientific panel in 1930 was that oral hygiene products could not prevent dental caries. Their view was that dental caries prevention required the proper mineralisation of teeth and that vitamin D could achieve this goal. Over a hundred subsequent controlled trials, conducted over seven decades, largely confirmed that this scientific panel had made the right decisions. Read More

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March 2019
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Attitudes towards people with dementia: a cross-sectional study comparing dental hygiene students with registered dental hygienists.

Gerodontology 2019 Mar 11;36(1):45-54. Epub 2018 Oct 11.

School of Oral Health Sciences, Kyusyu Dental University, Fukuoka, Japan.

Objective: In order to adequately care for patients with dementia, it is necessary for dental hygienists to develop unprejudiced attitudes towards and obtain sufficient knowledge of dementia. The aim of this study was to assess attitudes towards and knowledge of dementia among Japanese dental hygiene students and identify related factors to the attitude and the knowledge. We compared the attitude and the knowledge between dental hygiene students and practising dental hygienists. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/ger.12375
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March 2019
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Oral care as a life course project: A qualitative grounded theory study.

Gerodontology 2019 Mar 19;36(1):8-17. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.

Objective: To report on a theory to explain the oral health of older people over the life course.

Background: The study of ageing has burgeoned into a complex interdisciplinary field of research, yet there are few studies in oral health from the perspective of older people that bridge the gap between sociology and oral health related research.

Methods: A grounded theory study involving a convenience sample of 15 men and 28 women aged between 65 and 91 years across different levels of education. Read More

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March 2019
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Translation and validation of the Nepalese version of the Geriatric Oral Health Assessment Index.

Gerodontology 2019 Mar 19;36(1):30-35. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Department of Public Health Dentistry, CODS, BPKIHS, Dharan, Nepal.

Objective: To translate and validate the Geriatric Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI) (Nepali version) from original English version.

Background: Growing numbers of elderly people have problems in different aspects of oral health increasing the demand for dental care services among them GOHAI may be one of the effective means of gathering information on oral health problems of the elderly people.

Materials And Methods: A total of 168 individuals ≥60 years from seven old-age homes located in Eastern Nepal were included in the study. Read More

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March 2019
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Keratocyst Capnocytophaga superinfection.

Gerodontology 2019 Mar 14;36(1):85-87. Epub 2018 Sep 14.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Central University Hospital of Asturias, Oviedo, Spain.

Introduction: Capnocytophaga spp are Gram-negative bacteria that cause severe infections in immunosuppressed patients. This situation is extremely rare in immunocompetent patients.

Case Report: This clinical report describes the unusual infection of an immunocompetent patient with Capnocytophaga spp. Read More

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March 2019
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Oral health and dental care of older persons-A systematic map of systematic reviews.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 20;35(4):290-304. Epub 2018 Aug 20.

Health Technology Assessment-Odontology (HTA-O), Faculty of Odontology, Malmö University, Malmö, Sweden.

Objectives: To examine the current knowledge on oral health status and dental care of older persons through a systematic mapping of systematic reviews of low or moderate risk of bias.

Background: Geriatric dentistry covers all aspects of oral health and oral care of older persons. Oral health is part of general health and contributes to a person's physical, psychological and social wellbeing. Read More

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December 2018
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Knowledge and behaviours related to oral health among underserved older adults.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 15;35(4):339-349. Epub 2018 Aug 15.

NYU Langone Dental Medicine - Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York.

Objective: To examine the mouth and body knowledge, beliefs and behaviours of Dominican, Puerto Rican and African American older adults, and their relationships to oral and general health and health care.

Background: In his seminal framework, Handwerker posited that the norms, attitudes and behaviours related to the experience of disease and treatment reflect where patients live and have lived and are seeking and have sought care, along with their webs of social and health relations. This framework guides the analysis for the present study, wherein qualitative data are used to understand mouth and body knowledge, beliefs and behaviours among racial/ethnic minority older adults, ie, why individuals do what they do and what it means to them. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6289623PMC
December 2018
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Oral health and cancer screening in long-term care nursing facilities: Motivation and opportunity as intervention targets.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 3;35(4):407-416. Epub 2018 Aug 3.

Behavioral Science and Public Health, Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

Objective: The objective of this study is to propose empirically and conceptually supported interventions that might increase the capability and opportunity to provide of oral hygiene care and oral cancer screening in long-term nursing care facilities.

Background: Improving the oral health in the older adult population is a priority of the Healthy People 2020 initiative. Poor oral health disproportionably affects older populations, which indicates lower participation in regular oral health care (OHC) that includes screening and early detection of oral cancer. Read More

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December 2018
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Long-lived murine osteocytes are embodied by craniofacial skeleton in young and old animals whereas they decrease in number in postcranial skeletons at older ages.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 27;35(4):391-397. Epub 2018 Jul 27.

Division of Genetics, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria.

Background: Osteocytes are engaged in life-enduring processes such as bone remodelling, fracture healing or osseointegration of implants. Over age, ossification processes and regenerative capacity can greatly differ in mandible and femur.

Objective: Mesenchymal stem cells from cranial and postcranial bones are of different embryologic origin. Read More

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December 2018
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Dental status in the Polish senior population and its correlates-Results of the national survey PolSenior.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 27;35(4):398-406. Epub 2018 Jul 27.

Department of Oral Rehabilitation, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland.

Objective: The aim of the study was to assess dental status of Polish seniors having and wearing dentures in relation to demographic, socioeconomic and lifestyle factors.

Background: Tooth loss is associated with deterioration of general health status. The epidemiological data on dental status in Poland, including Polish seniors, are fragmented. Read More

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December 2018
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Periodontal disease among older people and its impact on oral health-related quality of life.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 24;35(4):382-390. Epub 2018 Jul 24.

Department of Behavioral and Community Dentistry, Institute of Odontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Objective: The aim of the study was to evaluate the associations between degree of periodontal disease and number of teeth on oral health-related quality of life among older individuals.

Material And Methods: Randomly selected 804 participants aged ≥70 derived from two cohorts were included in the analysis. Dental examinations and evaluation of OHRQL using the OHIP-14 (Oral Health Impact Profile-14) were performed. Read More

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December 2018
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Decreased cognitive function is associated with dysphagia risk in nursing home older residents.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 20;35(4):376-381. Epub 2018 Jul 20.

Section of Preventive and Public Health Dentistry, Division of Oral Health, Growth and Development, Faculty of Dental Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

Objective: To examine the association between cognitive function and dysphagia risk among Japanese nursing home residents.

Background: Reduction in cognitive function can influence the intake of food during swallowing, and may be an aggravating factor in dysphagia.

Methods: This cross-sectional study included 236 residents aged ≥60 years from eight nursing homes. Read More

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December 2018
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Randomised clinical trial: Efficacy of strategies to provide oral hygiene activities to nursing home residents with dementia who resist mouth care.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 13;35(4):365-375. Epub 2018 Jul 13.

School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to test the efficacy of MOUTh (Managing Oral Hygiene Using Threat Reduction), a nonpharmacologic, relationship-based intervention vs. control on 2 primary outcomes for nursing home (NH) residents with dementia who resisted mouth care: (i) reduction in the occurrence and intensity of care-resistant behaviours (CRBs) and (ii) improvement in oral health. Two secondary outcomes were also examined: (i) the duration of mouth care and (ii) the completion of oral hygiene activities. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6289838PMC
December 2018
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Oral health status of long-term care residents in Canada: Results of a national cross-sectional study.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 11;35(4):359-364. Epub 2018 Jul 11.

Research Institute for Aging, Schlegel-University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada.

Objective: To describe the oral health and oral prosthetic status of long-term care residents in four Canadian provinces.

Background: Oral health can have significant impact on the health and quality of life of older adults. Seniors in long-term care are highly dependent on care staff for basic activities of daily living and are at risk for poor oral health. Read More

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December 2018
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Salivary hypofunction: An update on therapeutic strategies.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 29;35(4):305-316. Epub 2018 Jun 29.

Oral Medicine Division, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul-PUCRS, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Objective: To perform a literature review addressing the therapeutic strategies for salivary hypofunction.

Background: Qualitative and quantitative salivary dysfunctions predispose to changes in the oral mucosa and teeth, cause impairment to oral functions and negative impact on quality of life.

Materials And Methods: A MEDLINE/PubMed search was conducted using the terms "Xerostomia" AND, "Saliva Artificial" OR, "Citric Acid," "Malic Acid," "Chewing Gum," "Acupuncture" OR, "Pilocarpine" OR, "Bethanechol" OR, "Cevimeline" OR, "Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy" OR, "Stem Cell Therapy" OR "Genetic Therapy" and their Mesh Terms. Read More

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December 2018
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Functional dentition and associated factors in Brazilian elderly people: A multilevel generalised structural equation modelling approach.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 29;35(4):350-358. Epub 2018 Jun 29.

Department of Community Health, School of Dentistry, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, Brazil.

Introduction: The objective of the present study was to evaluate the association of socioeconomic status (SES) as a latent variable on oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) using four definitions of functional dentition (FD) for elderly people.

Methods: Four sets of multilevel generalised structural equation models (GSEM) were used: (i) WHO Functional Dentition (FDWHO); (ii) Well-distributed teeth (WDT); (iii) FD ; and (iv) FD . The indirect effects of SES on OHRQoL were measured in 5951 elderly participants in the São Paulo Oral Health 2015 (SBSP-15) survey. Read More

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December 2018
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Oral hypofunction in the older population: Position paper of the Japanese Society of Gerodontology in 2016.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 8;35(4):317-324. Epub 2018 Jun 8.

Department of Removable Prosthodontics & Gerodontology, Tokyo Dental College, Tokyo, Japan.

Background: There is growing international interest in identifying the effects of ageing on oral health and on appropriate strategies for managing oral disorders. The Japanese Society of Gerodontology (JSG), as the official representative of researchers and clinicians interested in geriatric dentistry in Japan, makes several recommendations on the concept of "oral hypofunction."

Aims: This study proposes diagnostic criteria and management strategies to reduce the risk of oral hypofunction among older people. Read More

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December 2018
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Influence of dental factors on oropharyngeal dysphagia among recipients of long-term care.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 7;35(4):333-338. Epub 2018 Jun 7.

Faculty of Dentistry, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Objective: The study evaluated the association of the sociodemographic, behavioural variables and the oral conditions with the presence of oropharyngeal dysphagia in long-term care older persons.

Background: Due to the influence of ageing, swallowing may be altered both in people with natural teeth and in those who have dentures or tooth loss.

Materials And Methods: This cross-sectional study evaluated 115 individuals older than 60 years, living in long-term care institutions of the State of Rio Grande do Sul in 2016. Read More

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December 2018
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An intervention study to test Locker's conceptual framework of oral health in edentulous elders.

Gerodontology 2018 Jun 1. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

Division of Gerodontology and Oral Rehabilitation, Department of Gerontology and Gerodontology, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan.

Objective: To test a previously described conceptual framework of oral health in edentulous elders using an intervention study that included complete denture replacement. Confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) was also conducted to substantiate construct validity.

Background Data: To date, the model proposed by Locker has been tested on edentulous elders using structural equation model (SEM) analysis. Read More

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June 2018
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A retrospective multicentre study of cystic lesions and odontogenic tumours in older people.

Gerodontology 2018 Dec 1;35(4):325-332. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

Postgraduate Program in Oral Pathology, School of Dentistry, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brazil.

Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the frequency and some characteristics of odontogenic tumours, odontogenic cysts and non-odontogenic cysts in an elderly population (≥60 years).

Background: Few studies describe the distribution of oral lesions in older people.

Materials And Methods: A retrospective descriptive cross-sectional study was performed. Read More

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December 2018
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Dental and periodontal problems of elderly people in Vietnamese nursing homes.

Gerodontology 2018 Jun 1. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

Faculty of Odonto-Stomatology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Objective: To determine the oral health status and treatment needs of elderly residents in Vietnamese nursing homes.

Methods: This study was conducted among 360 men and 431 women with a mean age of 72.9 ± 9. Read More

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June 2018
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Influence of residential characteristics on the association between the oral health status and BMI of older adults in Indonesia.

Gerodontology 2018 May 28. Epub 2018 May 28.

Department of Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas GadjahMada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Objective: To assess the possible effects of residential characteristics on the association between oral hygiene and body mass index (BMI) of elderly people in Indonesia.

Methods: This cross-sectional study involved 186 participants (87 males, 99 females) aged ≥60 years who were randomly recruited from 8 community health stations for the elderly people. Dentition status, oral hygiene index (OHI), probing pocket depth (PPD) and clinical attachment level (CAL) were assessed in accordance with WHO guidelines. Read More

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May 2018
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Masticatory efficiency contributing to the improved dynamic postural balance: A cross-sectional study.

Gerodontology 2018 May 28. Epub 2018 May 28.

Department of Health Science, Graduate School of Gachon University, Incheon, Republic of Korea.

Objective: To evaluate whether masticatory efficiency is associated with dynamic postural balance.

Background: Masticatory dysfunction can cause deterioration of general health due to nutritional imbalances, thereby negatively affecting postural balance. However, few studies have investigated the association between masticatory efficiency and postural balance. Read More

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May 2018
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Evaluation of biofilm removal and adverse effects on acrylic resin by diluted concentrations of sodium hypochlorite and Ricinus communis solutions.

Gerodontology 2018 May 23. Epub 2018 May 23.

Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Dental School of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.

Purpose: To verify whether 0.1% and 0.2% sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl), and 8% Ricinus communis (RC) were able to remove denture biofilm without causing deleterious effects to acrylic resin. Read More

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May 2018
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Dependence on others for oral hygiene and its association with hand deformities and functional impairment in elders with a history of leprosy.

Gerodontology 2018 May 21. Epub 2018 May 21.

Department of Community and Preventive Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Objective: To analyse the frequency of dependence on others for oral hygiene and its association with hand deformities, frailty and dependence on others for basic activities of daily living (BADL) among elders with a history of leprosy.

Background: Dependence on others for oral hygiene has not been considered in multifunctional geriatric assessments.

Material And Methods: Edentulous elders with a history of leprosy who used complete dentures and resided in a former leprosy colony were classified as independent or partially/completely dependent on others for brushing their dentures or rinsing and for BADL, and as frail or robust. Read More

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May 2018
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Relationship between autoantibody associated with rheumatoid arthritis and tooth loss.

Gerodontology 2018 May 21. Epub 2018 May 21.

Division of Preventive Dentistry, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan.

Introduction: This study evaluated the relationship between serum Rheumatoid Factor (RF) levels and tooth loss in a community-dwelling elderly Japanese women. It was hypothesised that women with high baseline RF levels would experience greater tooth loss over 10 years than age-matched women with lower baseline serum RF levels.

Materials And Methods: The study population consisted of 197 women aged 70 years with ≥12 teeth at baseline. Read More

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May 2018
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