International Journal of Applied Dental Sciences
2021, Vol. 7 Issue 1, Part F
Dental state in geriatric patients
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Isha Rastogi
Introduction: Prosthodontic care is needed in aging patients as they tend to be most neglected.
Aim: This paper intends to highlight the importance of edentulism and its treatment in elderly population.
Material and Method: Target population was surveyed and studied.
Results: It was seen that geriatric patients require dentures and special prosthesis depending on edentulism and their suitability.
Discussion: It is need of hour that considering higher age and dentate state appropriate measures are taken.
Conclusion: Prosthodontic care for elderly is a critical subject which needs special effort by the fraternity.
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