Due to an increase in aged people population,providing safe dental care to them is becoming more essential now-a-days.
Older adults are more prone to dental caries due to dry mouth, mostly as an adverse effect of medications taken for co-morbid conditions.
Patients with severe physical, sensory and cognitive impairment are at increased risk of dental caries, gum disease and oral infection,because of their decreased ability to engage in home oral care.
Treatment of elderly adults with dry mouth,mucositis,cracked lip,fissured tongue,dental caries will be treated in an ambience atmosphere.
Education of the caregiver and the patient and Providing optimum dental care of the aging patients with consideration of overall clinical and oral health.