Dental Care for Older, Lower-Income Adults

Dental Care

From the Fall/Winter 2022 Think Magazine

The patient was leery of seeing a dentist, worried that cavity treatment would include a drill, cotton balls and a “horrible experience.”

But it was hard to say “no” when the Case Western Reserve dental team traveling across Northeast Ohio made a kind of house call. The mission: to treat the cavities of 590 lower-income senior citizens who otherwise might not receive care—and, in the process, develop what researchers hope is a new standard of care for older adults.

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