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ISSN Print: 2394-7489, ISSN Online: 2394-7497
ICV 2019: 92.11

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.
Pages: 395-397  |  516 Views  12 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Isha Rastogi. Dental state in geriatric patients. Int J Appl Dent Sci 2021;7(1):395-397. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/oral.2021.v7.i1f.1158
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