Global review on oral health in ageing societies
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Global review on oral health in ageing societies by Kathryn A. Atchison

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Published by World Health Organization in [Kobe, Japan] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Oral Health -- Aged.,
  • Dental Care for Aged.,
  • Older people -- Dental care,
  • Dental public health.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[prepared by Kathryn A. Atchison and Prathip Phantumvanit].
SeriesAgeing and health technical report / WHO Centre for Health Development -- v. 3, Ageing and health technical report (World Health Organization. Centre for Health Development) -- v.3.
ContributionsPrathip Phantumvanit., World Health Organization. Centre for Health Development.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRK55.A3 A85 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21062718M

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Following the introductory presentation on global ageing and the core exposé of the relationship between oral health and general health status in ageing societies, 17 presentations covered a variety of multidisciplinary approaches. Discussions followed each session, and overall issues and recommendations were debated on the last day. WHO Centre for Health Development (‎‎‎Kobe, Japan)‎‎‎. (‎)‎. Global review on oral health in ageing societies. Kobe, Japan: WHO Centre for Health Development. GLOBAL REVIEW ON ORAL HEALTH IN AGEING SOCIETIES Chapter 1: Introduction The mouth is a mirror, reflecting the general health and well-being of the individual. Oral health is an integral part of well-being, no less in older adults than in younger people. Overview. This is the report of a meeting convened at the WHO Centre for Health Development in Kobe, Japan, June The objectives of the meeting were to discuss preliminary outcomes of the global state of the science research on the relationship between oral health and general health from a population ageing perspective; to identify appropriate comprehensive and integrated approaches and.

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