Systematic approach for dental attendance in geriatric institutions

Dalva Maria Pereira PADILHA, Eduardo Dickie de CASTILHOS, Ana Lúcia Schaefer Ferreira de MELLO

Abstract


A systematic approach is a program that proposes a methodological perspective to monitor oral health, prevent oral diseases, and treat accumulated oral and dental problems. The aim of this paper is propose a methodology of treatment aproach to institutionalized elderly people. The general and oral health status as well as the medical and behavior conditions are used as indicators of a chronological attention for dental care.

Keywords


Geriatric dentistry; Aged; Health care



DOI: https://doi.org/10.22456/2177-0018.7776

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e-ISSN 2177-0018 / ISSN 0566-1854.

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