Geriatric dentistry : caring for our aging population / edited by Paula K. Friedman, DDS, CAGS, MSD, MPH, Past President, American Society of Geriatric Dentistry, Professor and Director, Geriatric and Gerontology Section, Department of General Dentistry, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA. - x, 324 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Aging : implications for the oral cavity / Bei Wu -- Palliative care dentistry / Michael Wiseman -- Living arrangements for the elderly : independent living, shared housing, board and care facilities, assisted living, continuous care communities, and nursing homes / Timothy J. Halligan and Kelly P. Halligan -- Palmore's facts on aging quiz (healthcare providers' perceptions of facts and myths of aging) / Ralph Saunders -- The senior friendly office / Ruth Goldblatt and Janet Yellowitz -- The geriatric patient assessment / Mary R. Truhlar -- Treatment planning and oral rehabilitation for the geriatric dental patient / Peter Kawamura and Mary R. Truhlar -- Informed consent for the geriatric dental patient / Jessica DeBord -- Evidence-based decision making in geriatric practice / Mary R. Truhlar -- Root caries / Richard Gregory and Susan Hyde -- Periodontal disease / Saroj Gupta -- Dental management of the aging patient / Harold E. Goodis and Bassam M. Kinaia -- Oral mucosal lesions / Miriam R. Robbins -- Xerostomia / Jadwiga Hjertstedt -- Prosthetic considerations for frail and functionally dependent older adults / Ronald L. Ettinger -- Medical complexities / Elisa M. Chavez -- Delivery systems / Diane Ede-Nichols -- Portable dentistry / Harvey Levy -- Oral health care in long term care facilities for dependent adults / Mickey Emmons Wener, Carol Yakiwchuk, and Mary Bertone -- Dental professionals as part of an interdisciplinary team -- Teresa e. Johnson, Jayne E. Cernohous, Paul Mulhausen, and Deborah A. Jacobi -- Planning for the future / Teresa A. Dolan and Douglas Berkey.

9781118300169 (pbk.) 1118300165 (pbk.)


Older people--Dental care.
Dental Care for Aged.
Geriatric Dentistry--methods.

RK55.A3 / G465 2014