This study aimed to analyze oral health conditions and prosthetic status in elderly population assisted by the public hospital network in Medellin (Colombia). A cross sectional study was conducted by means a two-stage sampling in hospital units and health centers attached to this network. 342 adults aged 65 and over (58.2 % women) participated and the information was collected through survey and clinical examination. Variables: Sociodemographic: age, sex, socioeconomic status, educational level, place of residence, social support (Duke-11). Oral Health: Self-perceived Oral health, presence of oral problems in the last month. Clinical indicators: DFMT Index, present teeth, state of dentures, oral mucosa problems.