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  1. Baby Boomers are considered to be those individuals born between the years:
  1. US projections predict that by 2050, older adults will account for approximately:
  1. The number of centenarians in the G8 countries is highest in:
  1. In a comparison of chronic diseases and disability among men and women aged 50-74 years in the US, England and Europe, the highest prevalence is in:
  1. According to the NHANES data between 2011-2012, edentulism rates have dropped significantly in the US. The percentage of people over 65 who are totally edentulous is:
  1. The major reason for low utilization of dental services by older adults (65+) is:
  1. According to data from the most recent NHANES study, the percentage of adults over the age of 65 reported as having periodontal disease is:
  1. The effects of xerostomia place an individual at risk for:
  1. Two out of every three older Americans have been reported to have:
  1. The top 4 most frequently reported chronic diseases in the US are:
  1. Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory disease that results in the production of cytokines that trigger the liver to produce:
  1. The perpetuation of inflammatory biomarkers is believed to play a role in:
  1. The factor in common in diseases such as periodontal disease, cardiovascular disease and diabetes is:
  1. Recent studies have shown that non-surgical periodontal therapy (NSPT) results in reduction of:
  1. Health care costs for one person aged 65 or older is:
  1. The issue of access to care for older adults will not be resolved until:
  1. The greatest cause of disability in nursing home residents is:
  1. Dementia rates in US nursing homes are:
  1. The main reason cited for the “deplorable” state of oral health in nursing homes is:
  1. The average number of medications taken by nursing home residents has been documented as being:
  1. One of the most important determinants for successful aging that is directly related to oral health is:
  1. The Gold Standard of care for maintaining good periodontal health that must be continued on a regular basis is:
  1. In cases where multiple medications are being taken by the older adult and replacement with non-xerostomic drugs is not a possibility, what would be an appropriate solution to assist in root caries prevention?
  1. The most important part of making treatment recommendations for the aging older adult is to:
  1. Of all the future directions discussed for caring for the aging Baby Boomers over the next 20 years, the most important recommendation for oral health practitioners is: