AgeingÃ¢ÂÂ¦Global Crisis for Poor Oral Health!Anil Patil*, Aniruddha Varekar, Pranav Patil and Anand Shigli
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Dental College and Hospital, Maharashtra, India
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- Anil Patil
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University Dental College and Hospital
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Received date: Jul 27, 2016; Accepted date: Aug 10, 2016; Published date: Aug 12, 2016
Citation: Patil A, Varekar A, Patil P, Shigli A (2016) Ageing…Global Crisis for Poor Oral Health! . J Gerontol Geriatr Res 5:335. doi:10.4172/2167-7182.1000335
Copyright: © 2016 Patil A, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Most of the countries suffer increase in the old age population because of better improvements in prevention of disease and ultramodern medical treatments. But the association between oral health, general health, and quality of life of old population must be clearly understood. Dental professionals should be well versed with the oral conditions related with systemic disease and complex multiple medicines interaction in older adults. Furthermore, ageing will influence dental treatment planning. This article discusses the dental aspects of ageing and their impact on oral healthcare provision.