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Improving Oral Health for the Elderly

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    Chapter 1 The Aging U.S. Population
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    Chapter 2 The Oral Disease Burden Faced by Older Adults
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    Chapter 3 Social Disparities in Oral Health and Health Care for Older Adults
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    Chapter 4 Access, Place of Residence and Interdisciplinary Opportunities
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    Chapter 5 Movement Disorders in Dental Practice
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    Chapter 6 Cognitive Impairment
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    Chapter 7 Musculoskeletal Conditions
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    Chapter 8 Cardiovascular Cerebrovascular Diseases Diabetes Mellitus: Co-morbidities that Affect Dental Care for the Older Patient
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    Chapter 9 Geriatric Pharmacology: Principles and Implications for Oral Health
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    Chapter 10 Management of Alcohol and Tobacco Dependence in Older Adults
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    Chapter 11 Normal Oral Mucosal, Dental, Periodontal, and Alveolar Bone Changes Associated with Aging
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    Chapter 12 The Relationship Between Periodontal Disease and Systemic Disease in the Elderly
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    Chapter 13 Caries, Tooth Loss, and Conventional Tooth Replacement for Older Patients
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    Chapter 14 Implant Dentistry as an Approach to Tooth Replacement for Older Adults
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    Chapter 15 Saliva and the Salivary Glands in the Elderly
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    Chapter 16 Mastication, Nutrition, Oral Health and Health in Older Patients
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    Chapter 17 Orofacial Pain and Neurological Disorders Affecting the Head and Neck
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    Chapter 18 Oral Pathology Affecting Older Adults
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    Chapter 19 Educating the Dental Profession
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    Chapter 20 Dental Services Among Elderly Americans:Utilization, Expenditures,and Their Determinants
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    Chapter 21 Conclusion: Interdisciplinary Planning to Meet the Oral Health Care Needs of Older Adults
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Improving Oral Health for the Elderly
Published by
Springer New York, February 2008
DOI 10.1007/978-0-387-74337-0
978-0-387-74336-3, 978-0-387-74337-0, 978-1-4419-2556-5

Lamster, Ira B., Northridge, Mary E.

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Country Count As %
Unknown 27 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Postgraduate 8 30%
Student > Master 6 22%
Student > Bachelor 4 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 2 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 7%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 5 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 15 56%
Arts and Humanities 2 7%
Social Sciences 2 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 1 4%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 4%
Other 1 4%
Unknown 5 19%