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Oral health status and use of dental services among Ontarians aged fifty years and over

David Locker

Oral health status and use of dental services among Ontarians aged fifty years and over

an analysis of data from the Ontario Health Survey, 1990

by David Locker

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Published by Community Dental Health Services Research Unit : a joint project of the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto and the Dental Division, North York Public Health Dept. in [S.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid Locker and Barbara Payne.
SeriesHealth measurement and epidemiology report -- no. 1
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15463349M

Data Sets Containing Information on Oral Health Professions, the Oral Health Status of the Population, and Access to Oral Health Services in the U.S. July Prepared by Center for Health Workforce Studies School of Public Health, University at Albany 7 University Place, Suite B Rensselaer, NY Links between oral health and general health - the case for action Page 2 Dental Health Services Victoria Dental decay is the second most costly diet-related disease in Australia, with an economic impact comparable with heart disease and diabetes. Approximately $ billion was spent on.

  This is true as much in oral health as it is in general health. The World Health Organisation has identified that this will bring new challenges in maintaining the dentition and oral health of those aged over 65 years. However little is known about how these trends will impact upon the lived experience of older people. To promote oral health: Brush and floss. Brush your teeth twice a day, and clean between your teeth — using regular dental floss or an interdental cleaner — once a day. Schedule regular checkups. Visit your dentist or dental hygienist for regular dental checkups.

Use over-the-counter oral moisturizers, such as a spray or mouthwash. Begin to plan for your dental expenses in advance of retirement so you don’t have to let your dental health suffer once you’re on a fixed income. You select a dentist within the plan network who has agreed to provide certain services for 10 to 60 percent less than.   Maternal and Child Health Bureau. Trends in Children's Oral Health. Arlington, VA: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, January Dye BA, et al. The relationship between healthful eating practices and dental caries in children aged years in the United States, JADA. ;


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Oral health status and use of dental services among Ontarians aged fifty years and over by David Locker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Non-Hispanic blacks, Hispanics, and American Indians and Alaska Natives generally have the poorest oral health of any racial and ethnic groups in the United States. Children and Tooth Decay.

The greatest racial and ethnic disparity among children aged 3–5 years and aged 6–9 years is seen in Mexican American and non-Hispanic black children. Report on access to dental care and oral health inequalities in Ontario ‐ 2 Nearly half of Ontarians aged 12 years and older experienced pain or discomfort in their oral/facial area in the previous month.

This could be anything from bad breath or bleeding gums, to severe pain and Size: KB. Byaccording to the US Census, the number of US adults aged 65 years or older is expected to reach 98 million, 24% of the overall population.

1 Older Americans with the poorest oral health tend to be those who are economically disadvantaged, lack insurance, and are members of racial and ethnic minorities. Being disabled, homebound, or institutionalized (e.g., seniors who live in nursing. One of the most common oral health problems are cavities, or dental caries, which are the deterioration of teeth due to bacteria.

Inaround 46 percent of youth aged 2 to 19 years. Overall, according to a survey of adults expressing a need for oral health services, access ranges from 35% in low-income countries to 60% in lower-middle-income countries, 75% in upper-middle income countries and 82% in high-income countries.

10 Moreover, even in high income settings, dental treatment is costly, averaging 5% of total health. Locker D, Payne B. Oral health status of Ontarians aged fifty years and over: clinical estimates: an analysis of data from the Ontario Health Survey and the Ontario Study of the Oral Health of Older Adults.

Toronto: Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry; 17 p. Oral Health & Well-Being in the United States summarizes select data on self-reported oral health status, attitudes and dental care utilization among United States adults as of based on an innovative household survey.

See the report: Oral Health and Well-Being in the United States (PDF) - see the national results in an easy to read infographic.

The work to reorient oral health services towards prevention and oral health promotion is carried out in collaboration with the Regional Offices and the WHO Country Offices. A basic package of oral care has been developed to meet the principles of Primary Health Care.

The IADR Global Oral Health Inequalities Task Group on Dental Caries has synthesized current evidence and opinion to identify a five-year implementation and research agenda which should lead to improvements in global oral health, with particular reference to the implementation of current best evidence as well as integrated action to reduce caries and health inequalities between and within.

The aims of this study were to determine self-rated oral health and dental attendance habits among Swedish adults, with special reference to the role of social inequalities, after the Swedish dental care reform in The study is based on a survey questionnaire, sent to 12, residents of a Swedish county, in The age group was 16–84 years: 5, (49%) responded.

Among health insurance status groups, persons aged 2–64 years with private health insurance had the highest rate of a dental visit in the past 12 months, % (age adjusted) in Rates (age adjusted) for other health insurance status groups were: % among the uninsured; the best group rate was more than times as high.

Good mouth care is important - not only for oral health but also for general health and wellbeing. Poor dental health has been linked to heart disease, stroke, diabetes and even certain cancers (Jordão et al. While oral health issues are not inevitable with age, older adults over 50 are significantly more likely to experience problems with their teeth and gums (Ngai ).

Nea U.S. adults were surveyed to measure their dental IQ, oral health status and attitudes toward the importance and value of good oral health. The report also shows substantial gains in access to dental care among Medicaid children in recent years. Between andall but one state saw an increase in the percentage of Medicaid.

Oral health status and trace elements in saliva of children and teenagers with intellectual disabilities: a preliminary study. Ruiz Roca Juna Antonio Lorca Larrosa Maria Ruiz Roca MI Tvarijonaviciute Asta Pons-Fuster Eduardo López- Jornet Pia.

Research Article-Oral Health and Care (OHC) Decem   In an oral health survey, adults aged 85 and older were examined in North York, Canada. Only 31% of dentate nursing home residents and 47% of dentate independently living subjects had received dental care in the year previous to examination.

The overall prevalence of edentulism was 66%, and about 80% of subjects wore at least one denture. Advocates for access to preventive and restorative oral health care, regardless of employment, health, gender, race, marital status, place of residence, age or socio-economic status.

Access Angst: Canadian Dental Hygienist's Association Position Paper on Access to Oral Health Services. “Status of Oral Health in California: Oral Disease Burden and Prevention ” is a comprehensive review of oral health and disease in the state.

It is intended to serve as a foundation for the Oral Health Program in the California Department of Public Health and the establishment of a new state oral health plan for California. In recent years oral health has been gaining more attention. Although efforts to increase access to services are increasingly more common, there is still much work that could be done – at the individual, professional, and community level – to improve the oral health status of our population.

Background. Worldwide, dental decay remains one of the most widespread chronic diseases, and oral diseases are the fourth most costly to treat [].Oral health is a standard of health of oral and oral-related tissues that contributes to general well-being and enables an individual to eat, speak and socialize without active disease, discomfort or embarrassment [2, 3].

International Journal of Oral and Dental Health is an open access journal that highlights the advances in oral health in detail. IJODH is an archive for the information on Biomechanics and Clinical Dentistry, Dental Anesthesia, Dental Pulp Stem Cells and Replacement Therapy, Digital Dentistry, Odontology, Forensic Odontology, General Dentistry, Implant Biomechanics, Operative Dentistry, Oral.

Assessing the Oral Health Status of an Older Person 9 Division at Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) on (03) or by email on [email protected] Further information Ł In the s, more than 80% of all persons aged 65 and over had no natural teeth.

By the late s.Few studies have investigated the effect of long‐term routine dental attendance on oral health between middle‐aged and older adults, using a prospective cohort design. This study aimed to assess routine dental attendance (attending dentist in the previous 12 months for dental checkups) from age 50 to 65 years.oral health and poorer access to dental services than do and low-income status over time, disparities in oral health Percentage of US children aged at birth to 21 years with a dental visit in andby family income level.9 Poor ¼children.

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