- Associations between xerostomia and health status indicators in the elderlyDavid W Matear
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1G6, Canada
J R Soc Promot Health 126:79-85. 2006..g. demographic and health status indicators). This paper aims to report on the severity of xerostomia in the elderly population and investigate the relationship with other aspects of perceived health...
- Salivary sIgA and cortisol: markers for functional dependence in older adultsHerenia P Lawrence
Department of Biological and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Spec Care Dentist 25:242-52. 2005..These results indicate that salivary flow and cortisol may be useful markers of functional dependence; however, the ability of these markers to predict functional decline cannot be confirmed until longitudinal studies are conducted...
- Perceptions of caregivers regarding the importance of dental care for institutionalised seniors: a pilot studySuzanne Reznick
Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, 38 Redford Place, Thornhill, Ontario L4J 7S8, Canada
J R Soc Promot Health 122:170-4. 2002..The findings of this study suggest that more effort should be directed at investigating the perceived need of value of dental services for institutionalised seniors within the various stakeholders...
- Effectiveness of saliva substitute products in the treatment of dry mouth in the elderly: a pilot studyDavid W Matear
Clinical Affairs, Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J R Soc Promot Health 125:35-41. 2005..Biotène saliva substitutes are an acceptable and effective method of treatment for elderly people suffering from dry mouth...