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Poor oral hygiene can have many adverse systemic effects in the elderly, including aspiration pneumonia. This project explored ways to increase dental care in the elderly, with the aim of decreasing rates of pneumonia along the way.
CVPH Family Medicine
Elderly, Dentist, Oral Health, Plattsburgh, New York, Pneumonia
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Dental Public Health and Education | Medical Education | Primary Care | Respiratory Tract Diseases
Prue, Megan E., "Increasing Oral Health Care for the Elderly in Plattsburgh, NY" (2020). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 577.