Geriatric Dentistry: Caring for Our Aging Population provides general practitioners, dental students, and auxiliary members of the dental team with a comprehensive, practical guide to oral healthcare for the aging population
Beginning with fundamental chapters on the psychological, environmental, and social aspects of aging, the book approaches patient care from a holistic point of view
Case studies and study questions are used to illustrate application of educational presentations to practice settings
Contributed by leaders in the field, Geriatric Dentistry will strengthen readers understanding and clinical acumen in addressing this special population.
Subsequent chapters show the importance of this information in a practical context by discussing how it affects office environment, decision -making and treatment planning, and the management and treatment of common geriatric oral conditions