Une patiente âgée de 4 ans est adressée par son chirurgien-dentiste au Pôle d’Odontologie
du C.H.U. de Bordeaux. Aucun antécédent médical n’est signalé.
Chronic diseases not only affect senior dental patients’ overall health, but may also have negative effects on their oral health. A key part of geriatric dentistry is helping elderly patients maintain a healthy mouth when they are coping with a systemic condition.
People will need a healthy set of teeth to live their golden years to the fullest. That means dental professionals must tailor their dental care for older adults to accommodate this growing demographic’s special needs. As a dentist, how can you help older patients?
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