What do you mean by Geriatric Dentistry?
This is the field of dentistry where older adults are provided dental care. These include diagnosis, prevention, management and treatment of issues that associate with age-related diseases.
The mouth can be considered as the ‘mirror of overall health’. Older people are more vulnerable to oral conditions or diseases due to the increase in chronic conditions and physical or mental disabilities.
The aged or the elderly can be classified according to 3 age groups:
The dental classification of the elderly is done depending on the patient’s ability to seek dental care independently and is of 2 types:
Oral Health Problems in Aged People
The common oral conditions that affect the life of Geriatric patients are:
Oral Hygiene Tips for Elderly Patients
The elderly patients will have to follow the oral hygiene tips below:
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