gerodontics


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gerodontics

 [jer″o-don´tiks]
dentistry dealing with the dental problems of the aged. adj., adj gerodon´tic.

den·tal ger·i·at·rics

treatment of dental problems peculiar to advanced age.

gerodontics

(jĕr′ə-dŏn′tĭks)
n.
The branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and problems specific to the aged.

ger′o·don′tic adj.

den·tal ger·i·at·rics

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