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Association of Oral Health and Systemic Disease among Elderly in Thiruthani Taluk - Thiruvallur District

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 8)

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Page : 343-347

Keywords : oral health; systemic health; systemic conditions; elderly people;

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Oral health may have an impact on systemic health with clinical implications. This study evaluated whether oral disorders were associated with systemic health in 275 elderly people. Who are old and very old. A brief oral examination was documented tooth retention, caries, gingival health, self reports of periodontal conditions with clinically obtained data. Medical history, medications provided information about systemic conditions. Participants who had chronic systemic conditions also tended to have poorer gingival or periodontal conditions, fewer teeth higher risk of partial edentulousness. OBJECTIVE: • To find out the prevalence of systemic diseases and oral diseases among elderly. • To assess the association of oral health with systemic diseases in elderly

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