Textbook of Geriatric Dentistry, Third Edition provides a comprehensive review of the aging process and its relevance to oral health and dentistry. Now in full colour, this third edition has been fully revised and updated with new material encompassing recent research and clinical developments within geriatric dentistry. Written in a clear and accessible style, this is an essential guide to geriatric dental practice for undergraduate and postgraduate dentistry students and practicing clinicians alike.
Key features include:
- Contributions from an international group of expert authors
- Comprehensive coverage of oral healthcare issues in the older adult, from demographics and physiology through to nutrition and pharmacology
- Provides both foundational knowledge and a guide to clinical management
- New chapters including material on orofacial pain, quality of life and treatment planning
Keywords: Geriatric, dentistry, geriatric dentistry, aging, gerodontics, clinical management, quality of life, treatment planning, older adult, oral health, Dental Professional Practice, General Dentistry, Dental Professional Practice, General Dentistry