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Assessing Oral Hygiene in Older Veterans

Poor oral health for all older adults can result in higher risk for heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and oral cancer.

Findings from this study indicated older veterans needed to improve their oral hygiene habits but barriers to oral hygiene performance prevented them from receiving and performing oral hygiene measures.

To learn more, see Jennings (2015). Assessing oral hygiene in hospitalized older veterans. MEDSURG Nursing, 24(6), 420-424.

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