The Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2006  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 60--62

Prosthodontic treatment protocol for a geriatric dental patient


R Ravichandran 
 Department of Prosthodontics, Govt. Dental College and Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

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R Ravichandran
Department of Prosthodontics, Govt. Dental College, Thiruvananthapuram -21, Kerala
India

Replacement of missing teeth has been the consistent focus of many dental practitioners for decades together. Over 9 million or one third of todays senior population are without natural teeth. Infact these may be ever an increased medical problems and economic factors encourage the extraction of diseased or fractured teeth over complex restorative procedures. With steady rising rates of total tooth lessens, replacements of missing teeth is a service that the dental profession has to provide widely and to a greater degree to the aged patients.


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Ravichandran R. Prosthodontic treatment protocol for a geriatric dental patient.J Indian Prosthodont Soc 2006;6:60-62


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Ravichandran R. Prosthodontic treatment protocol for a geriatric dental patient. J Indian Prosthodont Soc [serial online] 2006 [cited 2020 Mar 31 ];6:60-62
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