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Dental Health Issues in Elderly


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To Determine the Dental Health Status and Treatment Needs Among Geriatric Population of India. Little is known about Dental Health Problems of Elderly living in the Institutions. A Total of 1536 Elderly were recruited in the study with Mean age for Females 77.7 ± 7.22 years and for Males 75.7 yrs ± 5.24 years. Clinical examinations were according to WHO criteria. Dental caries, Dental status and related Treatment Needs were assessed. Mean Decayed Missing Filled Teeth (DMFT) per person were found to be 22.8. With respect to Prosthetic Status, Number & Percentage of subjects with Full Prosthesis were 7.3% in Upper and 13.7% in Lower Jaw, Partial Denture were seen in 12.43% in Upper and 12.83% in Lower Jaw. With respect to Prosthetic Needs, Number and Percentage of subjects requiring both Upper and Lower Full Prosthesis were 23.6% Elderly.The results illustrated Poor Dental Health and showed Extremely High Demand for the Dental Health Services programmes for the Elderly Population.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC25423
AuthorImran Mohammed Khan and Nikhath Fathima
Number of Pages112
Publishing Year3/20/2012
Edition1 st
Book TypeDentistry
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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