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URMC / Eastman Institute for Oral Health / Word of Mouth / March 2017 / EIOH Studying Oral Health of Alzheimer Patients' Caregivers

EIOH Studying Oral Health of Alzheimer Patients' Caregivers

Dr. Lin Saunders“There are many studies showing that caregivers for people with Alzheimer’s have poorer general health than others,” said Lin Saunders, DDS, MS, professor, EIOH General Dentistry. “However, we can’t find any information about possible effects on oral health.”

That’s why Dr. Saunders and Teresa Galbier, MPA, CEO of the Alzheimer’s