Well: In Nursing Homes, an Epidemic of Poor Dental Hygiene

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/04/in-nursing-homes-an-epidemic-of-poor-dental-hygiene/?partner=rss&emc=rss

The lack of daily oral care in nursing facilities is almost universally overlooked, experts say, and studies suggest that it may contribute to pneumonia, a leading killer of institutionalized older people.

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