Geriatrics and Periodontics: A Review

  • Mayank Jain
  • Kesari Singh
Keywords: Oral Care, Periodontitis, Geriatrics, Older population, Dental Plaque


Oral health is an important aspect of general well being and in the elderly population compromised oral care has been considered a major risk factor for various health problems. Hence oral-systemic diseases linkage is a special health concern for this elderly population and high quality of oral health care should be available to all regardless of age or circumstances.


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DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/02_01/156
Published: 2018-04-10
How to Cite
Mayank Jain, Kesari Singh. Geriatrics and Periodontics: A Review. IHRJ [Internet]. 2018Apr.10 [cited 2024Mar.2];2(1):6-. Available from:

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