More to a mouth than a smile


Dental problems in older people are a common cause of speech impairment, eating difficulties, pain when eating, and/or signs of mouth discomfort. — 123rf.com

THE greying population is on the increase in Malaysia. Come 2025, we can expect some 15% to 20% of the estimated 32 million people to be expanding the population pyramid. Are we ready to serve them? How much do we know about them, be it physically, economically, environmentally or health wise?

Realising the upcoming dilemma, the Faculty of Dentistry at Lincoln University College together with MySihat and MAB Academy joined forces as part of their corporate social responsibility to organise a National Symposium On Older Population for the public.

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