2008

Improving Oral Health for the Elderly

An Interdisciplinary Approach

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ISBN: 978-0-387-74336-3 (Print) 978-0-387-74337-0 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXV

  2. Population Health and Well-Being

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-13

      The Aging U.S. Population

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      Pages 15-40

      The Oral Disease Burden Faced by Older Adults

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      Pages 41-53

      Social Disparities in Oral Health and Health Care for Older Adults

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      Pages 55-77

      Access, Place of Residence and Interdisciplinary Opportunities

  3. Health and Medical Considerations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 77-77

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      Pages 79-97

      Movement Disorders in Dental Practice

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      Pages 99-126

      Cognitive Impairment

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      Pages 127-156

      Musculoskeletal Conditions

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      Pages 157-189

      Cardiovascular Cerebrovascular Diseases Diabetes Mellitus: Co-morbidities that Affect Dental Care for the Older Patient

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      Pages 191-208

      Geriatric Pharmacology: Principles and Implications for Oral Health

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      Pages 209-229

      Management of Alcohol and Tobacco Dependence in Older Adults

  4. Oral Health and Dental Considerations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 231-231

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      Pages 233-246

      Normal Oral Mucosal, Dental, Periodontal, and Alveolar Bone Changes Associated with Aging

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      Pages 247-271

      The Relationship Between Periodontal Disease and Systemic Disease in the Elderly

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      Pages 273-302

      Caries, Tooth Loss, and Conventional Tooth Replacement for Older Patients

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      Pages 303-325

      Implant Dentistry as an Approach to Tooth Replacement for Older Adults

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      Pages 327-352

      Saliva and the Salivary Glands in the Elderly

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      Pages 353-367

      Mastication, Nutrition, Oral Health and Health in Older Patients

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      Pages 369-392

      Orofacial Pain and Neurological Disorders Affecting the Head and Neck

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      Pages 393-417

      Oral Pathology Affecting Older Adults

  5. Professional Recommendations and Future Needs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 417-417

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      Pages 419-438

      Educating the Dental Profession

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      Pages 439-480

      Dental Services Among Elderly Americans:Utilization, Expenditures,and Their Determinants

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 487-506

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