PARTICULARITIES OF THE DENTAL TREATMENT STRATEGY IN GERIATRIC PATIENTS

Oana Ciurcanu, Corina Ciupilan, Mihaela Salceanu, Anca Melian, Doriana Agop Forna, Mihaela Monica Scutariu

ABSTRACT

With the increase in life expectancy, the number of elderly patients requiring dental treatment has increased. The aim of this study is to show the peculiarities of choosing the optimal treatment strategy for these patients. Material and Methods: We studied a group of 44 elderly patients, of whom 10 were healthy. We performed anamnesis and detailed and oral examinations. Conclusions: The findings of our research highlight the particularities of diagnosis and treatment of this category of patients and the need for a multidisciplinary team in their management.

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