Textbook of Geriatric Dentistry


Holm-Pedersen / Wiley-Blackwel

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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

Table of Contents

Part I - Basics of Gerontology.

Chapter 1. Demography – impact of an expanding elderly population.

Chapter 2. Biology and physiology of aging.

Chapter 3. Aging of bone and muscle.

Part II - Psychological, social and behavioral aspects of aging.

Chapter 4. Sensory changes and communication in the practitioner-aged patient relationship.

Chapter 5. Aging from a psychological perspective.

Chapter 6. The impact of environmental and social forces on aging.

Part III - General medical aspects of aging.

Chapter 7. Clinical assessment of the elderly patient.

Chapter 8. Medical issues in the dental care of older adults.

Chapter 9. Psychiatric disorders in old age.

Chapter 10. Disability in old age – the relationship with oral health.

Chapter 11. Nutrition in old age and its implications for oral health care.

Chapter 12. Pharmacology and aging.

Part IV - Pathology, prevention and treatment of oral diseases in older adults.

Chapter 13. Preventive oral health care for elderly people.

Chapter 14. Treatment planning for the elderly dental patient.

Chapter 15. Dental caries in the aging individual.

Chapter 16. Pathology and treatment of diseases of the pulp.

Chapter 17. Pathology and treatment of periodontal diseases in the aging individual.

Chapter 18. Pathology and treatment of diseases in oral mucous membranes.

Chapter 19. Salivary function and disorders in the older adult.

Chapter 20. Oral and maxillofacial surgery for the geriatric patient.

Chapter 21. Craniofacial pain in older adults.

Chapter 22. Prosthodontics in geriatric dentistry.

Part V - Dental services in the elderly population.

Chapter 23. Oral health related quality of life.

Chapter 24. Factors that help or hinder older adults' use of dental services.

Chapter 25. Oral health care programs for homebound people, nursing home residents and elderly inpatients – interdisciplinary teams.

Chapter 26. Clinical management of the cognitively impaired older adult and the terminally ill old patient