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MDS Alert

Section L:
Don't Be Intimidated by Oral Examinations

Oral health assessments and coding can bolster quality of life and Quality Measures (QM). Though dental health is often separated from bodily health in our medical culture, mouth issues can be symptomatic of issues elsewhere in the body. The oral health assessment can be crucial to evaluating a resident’s well-being. Checking in on oral health can be key to discovering [...]