Geriatric care

Increased life expectancy is causing an explosion of the aging population that will continue now and in the foreseeable future. Improved quality of life at old age will demand tooth retention and consequently the need for restorative care. Retaining teeth disease free and maintaining them amidst multitude of risk factors associated with old age, is a multi- faceted challenge. This review article discusses the etiology of various dental diseases seen in older dentate population and their management keeping in mind the special needs of these matured people, so as to render a professional service that is sensitive and caring.

 

With advances in modern medicine, people are living longer. As a result, we often find unique treatment challenges in the geriatric population. Geriatric patients can present with unique challenges. By utilizing a combination of appropriate materials and technologies, excellent results can be achieved.

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