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Life is a stage where everybody plays a role, but successful are those who play till the end. As more people are becoming elderly, they are entering these years with hightened oral health expectations and are seeking care in much greater number than did similarly aged cohorts of previous generations. What are the current issues and most recent findings with regard to care for elderly patients, and what might the future hold in terms of diagnostics and health issue for this population? Social lifestyle is such that elders have to look after the family affairs while their sons and daughters are away for the work. Elders can just find time for necessary dental treatments like extractions, fillings or dentures. As a result of these facts, geriatric dentistry has taken a back seat in various dental treatments offered in India.This book highlights the oral health needs of older people and health care programs undertaken in different parts of the world for the betterment of geriatric population and give geriatric dental care an independent status.
  • ISBN13: 9783848443017
  • Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
  • Pubilcation Year: 2012
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00116
Publication DateMarch 20, 2012
Primary CategoryMedical/Dentistry - General

Geriatric Dental Care

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