Disparities in Oral Health and Dental Care among Older Adults in the U.S.

Columbia Aging Center Brown Bag Seminar
12:00 pm
1:30 pm
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Bei Wu, PhD
Co-Director, NYU Aging Incubator & Dean's Professor in Global Health, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing
Brown Bag Lunch
Columbia Aging Center
Open to the Columbia Community

Oral health disparity reflects some of the greatest challenges in the U.S. This presentation provides an overview of oral health disparity in older adults across regions, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. These findings were generated from several national epidemiological surveys. Dental care and oral health are strongly correlated. This presentation also presents findings on dental care utilization among several Asian immigrant populations in the U.S.


Caitlin Hawke
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