Particularities in the Dental Treatment of Elderly Edentulous Patients with Parkinsons DiseaseTânia e Silva Pulicano Lacerda*
Department of Odontology, City University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
- *Corresponding Author:
- Tânia e Silva Pulicano Lacerda
Department of Odontology, City
University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: November 18, 2016; Accepted date: December 02, 2016; Published date: December 04, 2016
Citation: Lacerda TSP (2016) Particularities in the Dental Treatment of Elderly Edentulous Patients with Parkinson’s Disease . J Gerontol Geriatr Res 5:376. doi:10.4172/2167-7182.1000376
Copyright: © 2016 Lacerda TSP. 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.
Parkinson is one of the most common diseases nowadays. It affects all ethnic and social groups worldwide. According to the data from WHO (World Health Organization), around 1% of the population older than 65 is affected by it. Generally speaking, young adults are not among the risk group.