Textbook of Geriatric Dentistry (3rd Edition)

Textbook of Geriatric Dentistry (3rd Edition)

By: Jonathan A. Ship (editor), Poul Holm-Pedersen (editor), Angus W. G. Walls (editor)Hardback

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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

About Author

Poul Holm-Pedersen is Emeritus Professor at the Department of Odontology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Angus Walls is Director of the Edinburgh Postgraduate Dental Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK Jonathan Ship was formerly Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology and Medicine at the Bluestone Center for Clinical Research, New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry, USA


Notes on contributors, vii PrefaceThird edition, 2015, xi Preface Second edition, 1996, xiii Preface First edition, 1986, xv 1 Demography impact of an expanding elderly population, 1 S. Jay Olshansky 2 Biological and physiological aspects of aging, 7 Joao F. Passos and Thomas B.L. Kirkwood 3 Aging of bone and muscle, 17 Arnold Kahn and Poul Holm-Pedersen 4 Sensory changes and communication in the practitioner aged patient relationship, 27 Kevin Kawamoto and H. Asuman Kiyak 5 Aging from a psychological perspective, 39 Terry Fulmer, Sheryl Strasser and Toni C. Antonucci 6 The impact of social and environmental forces on aging, 47 H. Asuman Kiyak and Nancy R. Hooyman 7 Clinical assessment of the elderly patient, 61 Elisa M. Ghezzi, Douglas B. Berkey, Richard W. Besdine and Judith A. Jones 8 Medical issues in the dental care of older adults, 81 Peter B. Lockhart and Scott Furney 9 Psychiatric disorders in old age implications for the dental practitioner, 103 Angela R. Kamer, Mony J. de Leon and Martin J Sadowski 10 Disability in old age the relationship with oral health, 119 Kirsten Avlund 11 Nutrition and oral health for the older person, 131 Angus W. G. Walls 12 Pharmacology and aging, 145 Elisa M. Chavez and Peter L. Jacobsen 13 Preventive oral health care for elderly people, 155 J. H. Meurman 14 Treatment planning for the geriatric patient, 165 Frederick Hains and Judith Jones 15 Caries in the older person, 181 Angus W. G. Walls and David Ricketts 16 Pathology and treatment of diseases of the pulp, 199 John Whitworth 17 Pathology and treatment of gingivitis and periodontitis in the aging individual, 211 Poul Holm-Pedersen, Frauke Muller and Niklaus P. Lang 18 Pathology and treatment of oral mucosal diseases, 225 Palle Holmstrup, Jesper Reibel and Ian C. Mackenzie 19 Salivary function and disorders in the older adult, 245 Jonathan A. Ship 20 Oral and maxillofacial surgery for the geriatric patient, 255 Michael Turner and Mark Greenwood 21 Orofacial pain in older adults, 265 Dena J. Fischer and Joel B. Epstein 22 Concepts and techniques for oral rehabilitation measures in elderly patients, 277 Niklaus P. Lang, Frauke Muller and J. Mark Thomason 23 Oral health-related quality of life, 301 Finbarr Allen and Jimmy Steele 24 Influences on older adults use of dental services, 311 H. Asuman Kiyak 25 Oral health care programmes for homebound people, nursing home residents and elderly inpatients, 323 Ronald L. Ettinger and Jane M. Chalmers 26 Clinical management of the cognitively impaired older adult and the terminally ill older patient, 345 Jane M. Chalmers, Ronald L. Ettinger and Michael Wiseman Index, 361

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  • ISBN13: 9781405153645
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 386
  • ID: 9781405153645
  • weight: 1500
  • ISBN10: 1405153644
  • edition: 3rd Edition

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