Oral Health in People With Disability

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Oral health is central to a person’s quality of life, health and wellbeing. If not properly maintained, it can lead to various adverse health outcomes, ranging from tooth decay to stroke and cardiovascular disease. Sadly, people living with disability are at an increased risk of poor oral health - despite it being largely preventable.

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In July 2021, as part of their recommendation to increase providers and workers’ awareness and knowledge of how the serious injury and death of people with disability can be prevented, the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care and NDIS Commission released a practice alert explaining the importance of oral health for people living with disability.

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20 May 2022
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27 May 2022
Good resource
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Yvonne Sievers
25 May 2022
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An excellent resource with relevant information.
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Britanie Palese
29 May 2022
Good read
Stephen Ganter
29 May 2022
Great article
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20 May 2022
Kelsey Tout
22 May 2022
Short article but alot of great information!!!
Myrtle Singh
20 May 2022
It covers all the areas for oral health needed that can be applied to everyone.
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