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How Seniors Perceive Oral Health May Make All The Difference Whether They Will Seek Treatment, According To Study

September 28, 2019
by The Daily


New dental research from Case Western Reserve University identifies new approach to learning about seniors’ perception of their oral health

How do senior citizens perceive the importance of their oral health? The answer to that question might make all the difference whether they’ll decide to seek treatment.

New research at the School of Dental Medicine at Case Western Reserve University looks to change the strategy in identifying seniors’ perception. The idea is to find a correlation between seniors who value dental care and those who seek it out, despite the cost, transportation to appointments and other common barriers.

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