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Title Treatment dilemmas for vulnerable patients in oral health clinical and ethical issues / Alexander Mersel, editor
Published Cham : Springer, 2022


Description 1 online resource (115 p.)
Contents Chapter 1: Oral Health: Ethical and Clinical Concerns -- Chapter 2: Prevention for Vulnerable Patients: Atraumatic Carious Treatment and Mild-To-Moderate Periodontal Therapy -- Chapter 3: Dental Neglect -- Chapter 4: The Vulnerable Patients Group: The Global Oral Health Concept -- Chapter 5: The TMJ Troubles and Their Nutritional Consequences -- Chapter 6: Prevention Strategy - A Practical Protocol for Elderly Patients
Summary This book equips the reader with a sound understanding of the treatment of neglected and vulnerable patients in the dental office. It offers a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to atraumatic carious treatment, minimal intervention dentistry, TMJ affections and nutritional consequences. Maintaining proper oral health includes managing of oral hygiene, healthy diet and seeking for a treatment when needed. Untreated dental disease can have a significant adverse impact on the health, wellbeing and quality of life. This book helps practitioners to understand and address the needs of dental neglected adults and children, and guide them through prevention procedures, diagnostics and treatment planning. Important techniques like physiologic impression for removable denture, single crown impression, digital planning and prosthodontic bridges are explained, and socio-demographic and economic changes in Oral Health are discussed. The comprehensive coverage of the topic and the evidence based references make this book a must have for dental practitioners
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed December 1, 2022)
Subject Dentistry.
Older people -- Dental care.
Dental ethics.
Oral Health
Temporomandibular Joint -- pathology
Oral Hygiene -- education
Vulnerable Populations
Geriatric Dentistry
Ethics, Dental
Dental ethics
Older people -- Dental care
Form Electronic book
Author Mersel, Alexandre, editor.
ISBN 9783031084355