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Textbook of Geriatric Dentistry



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Long considered the premier book on the subject, the third edition of Textbook of Geriatric Dentistry captures the major advancements in the field since the second edition published over a decade ago. The presentation of the book reveals the increasing prominence of gerodontology, alongside its heightened connections with related fields, particularly restorative dentistry. The structure of the new edition has been modernized considerably. Many of the physiological and gerontological aspects have been condensed into the clinical chapters. Color images are used more liberally throughout the book. The third edition provides an essential focus on the clinical aspects of geriatric dentistry, with a continued emphasis on the fundamental considerations that influence care.

Table of Contents

art I - Basics of Gerontologyhapter 1. Demography- impact of an expanding elderly populationhapter 2. Biology and physiology of aginghapter 3. Aging of bone and muscleart II - Psychological, social and behavioral aspects of aginghapter 4. Sensory changes and communication in the practitioner-aged patient relationshiphapter 5. Aging from a psychological perspectivehapter 6. The impact of environmental and social forces on agingart III - General medical aspects of aginghapter 7. Clinical assessment of the elderly patienthapter 8. Medical issues in the dental care of older adultshapter 9. Psychiatric disorders in old agehapter 10. Disability in old age- the relationship with oral healthhapter 11. Nutrition in old age and its implications for oral health carehapter 12. Pharmacology and agingart IV - Pathology, prevention and treatment of oral diseases in older adultshapter 13. Preventive oral health care for elderly peoplehapter 14. Treatment planning for the elderly dental patienthapter 15. Dental caries in the aging individualhapter 16. Pathology and treatment of diseases of the pulphapter 17. Pathology and treatment of periodontal diseases in the aging individualhapter 18. Pathology and treatment of diseases in oral mucous membraneshapter 19. Salivary function and disorders in the older adulthapter 20. Oral and maxillofacial surgery for the geriatric patienthapter 21. Craniofacial pain in older adultshapter 22. Prosthodontics in geriatric dentistryart V - Dental services in the elderly populationhapter 23. Oral health related quality of lifehapter 24. Factors that help or hinder older adults' use of dental serviceshapter 25. Oral health care programs for homebound people, nursing home residents and elderly inpatients- interdisciplinary teamshapter 26. Clinical management of the cognitively impaired older adult and the terminally ill old patient

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