Dental problems have ‘compounding effect’ on older people’s lives, experts warn

Better oral health outcomes in our elderly population is being touted as a major priority for advocates as the federal election campaign begins. Key points:Advocates call for specific dental program for older people to address “significant” oral issuesAbout one in four older Australians have untreated tooth decayExpert says often pain associated with poor oral health goes uncheckedWhile […]