Reißmann, Daniel R. / Lamprecht, Ragna
Zahn- und Mundgesundheit im Alter
[Dental and Oral Health in the Elderly]
Aims and Scope
As the proportion of elderly persons in the general population steadily increases along with life expectancy, providing dental care for older patients is becoming a special challenge. This book concisely presents the status of dental care and oral health in older patients today, suggests innovative approaches to care, and describes the important connections between good oral care and overall health, nutrition, and quality of life.