General Informative Articles & Websites:
New York Times / “Re-thinking the twice-yearly dentist visit” (by Catherine Saint Louis) – CLICK HERE.
New York Times / “In Nursing Homes, an Epidemic of Poor Dental Hygiene” (by Catherine Saint Louis) – CLICK HERE.
Tooth Wisdom – Health Resource for Older Adults – CLICK HERE.
The Oral Health of Vulnerable Older Adults in Connecticut – CLICK HERE.
Fox News / “Dental Hygiene important for Whole Body, not just your smile” – CLICK HERE.
Basic Screening Surveys: An Approach to Monitoring Community Oral Health – CLICK HERE.
Provider Magazine / Effective oral healthcare requires effective collaboration – CLICK HERE.
Provider Magazine / Oral Health Basics Part-1 – CLICK HERE.
Provider Magazine / Oral Health Basics Part-2 – CLICK HERE.
Provider Magazine: Targeted Interventions reduce Rehospitalizations – CLICK HERE.
Provider Magazine: Oral Health gives people something to smile about – CLICK HERE.
Provider Magazine: Paying for dental work in long-term care – CLICK HERE.
The Oral / Systemic Health Link – CLICK HERE.
Care2Learn “Out of the Penalty Box”: Avoiding unnecessary rehospitalizations in the post-acute setting – CLICK HERE.
AMDA “Caring for the ages” (by Jonathan Musher, MD, CMD) – CLICK HERE.
AARP “Gum disease linked to heart attacks and stroke” (by Nissa Simon) – CLICK HERE
S.U.N.Y Buffalo: Pathogens in Dental Plaque implicated in development of Pneumonia in Hospitalized Elderly – CLICK HERE
Caring for the Ages: Pneumonia prevention may start in the mouth – CLICK HERE
USA Today: Far more could be done to stop the deadly bacteria C. diff – CLICK HERE
Telegraph: Bad Dental Hygiene linked to Alzheimer’s – CLICK HERE
World Health Organization (WHO) – Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology – Improving the oral health of older people – CLICK HERE
Examining oral health in nursing home residents and overcoming mouth care-restrictive behaviors – CLICK HERE
Florida Public Health Institute: Oral health matters – The forgotten part of overall health – CLICK HERE
Better Oral Health in Residential Care – Education and Training Program – CLICK HERE
Better Oral Health in Residential Care
Staff Portfolio: for nurses and care workers – Education and Training Program – CLICK HERE.
NOVA Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine: Oral health status of residents in South Florida nursing homes – CLICK HERE.
Clinical Experience: Long-term care and oral health knowledge – CLICK HERE.