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See detailEpidemiologie de quelques problemes bucco-dentaires chez les patients ages.
Lamy, Marc ULg; Hockers, Thierry ULg

in Revue Belge de Médecine Dentaire = Belgisch Tijdschrift voor Tandheelkunde (1999), 54(1), 18-28

Demographic projections show an important increase of the elderly population. The percentage of complete edentulous elderly patients is decreasing but their total number will remain constant. The ... [more ▼]

Demographic projections show an important increase of the elderly population. The percentage of complete edentulous elderly patients is decreasing but their total number will remain constant. The prevalence of caries (essentially root caries) and of periodontal disease is, actually, very important. The increase of remaining teeth in the aging population, is a risk for a higher prevalence of these problems. It's time to become aware of this situation and to develop prevention and adapted treatments for this population. [less ▲]

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See detailLa sécheresse buccale en gériatrie
Hockers, Thierry ULg; Lamy, Marc ULg

in Revue Belge de Médecine Dentaire = Belgisch Tijdschrift voor Tandheelkunde (1999), 54(1), 41-50

Dry mouth is usual in geriatrics. It doesn't seem a age related change of salivary gland tissues, but as often as not, it results from the use of some drugs. Seventy percents of institutionalised elderly ... [more ▼]

Dry mouth is usual in geriatrics. It doesn't seem a age related change of salivary gland tissues, but as often as not, it results from the use of some drugs. Seventy percents of institutionalised elderly population consummate these medications with buccal significance. This publication tries to summarize the means of diagnosis and the possibilities to treat this pathology. [less ▲]

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