den·tal ger·i·at·rics

treatment of dental problems peculiar to advanced age.
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geriatric dentistry,
, gerodontology (jer'ō-don'tiks, -don-tol'ŏ-jē)
Synonym(s): geriatric dentistry.
[gero- + G. odous, tooth]
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That view was underscored this week by an article in the dental journal Gerodontology that reviewed the scientific literature on cavities.
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