dental geriatrics


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den·tal ger·i·at·rics

treatment of dental problems peculiar to advanced age.

den·tal ger·i·at·rics

(den'tăl jer'ē-at'riks)
Treatment of dental problems peculiar to advanced age.
Synonym(s): gerodontics, gerodontology.

dental geriatrics

The study and treatment of dental conditions of the elderly, including the detection and prevention of caries and the management of periodontal disease and dentures.
Synonym: geriatric dentistry
See also: geriatrics

den·tal ger·i·at·rics

(den'tăl jer'ē-at'riks)
See: geriatric dentistry.