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Mandibular Implant Prostheses [electronic resource] : Guidelines for Edentulous Geriatric Populations /
edited by Elham Emami, Jocelyne Feine.
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2018.
VIII, 281 p. 257 illus., 247 illus. in color. online resource.
9783319711799 (print), 9783319711812
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Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2018.
9783319711799 (print)
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Edentulous Elders: Epidemiology -- Orofacial Physiological and Anatomical Aspects -- Psychosocial Aspects -- Diet and Nutrition. Treatment Planning  and Treatment Options: Medical Risks and Pharmacological Considerations Related to Implantology -- Radiological Assessment -- Clinical Assessment -- Fixed and Removable Restorations.  Surgical Phase: Medical Risks and Considerations in Elderly Patients -- Surgical Strategies in Elderly Patients to Reduce Risk and Morbidity -- Bone Grafting -- Instrumentation and Clinical Procedure Steps with Illustrations -- Loading Strategies. Prosthetic Phase: Clinical Procedures -- Complications and Maintenance. Outcomes: Evidence-Based Approach:  Disease-Oriented Outcomes - Survival and Success -- Patient-Oriented Outcomes - Patient Satisfaction and Quality of Life.  .
Written by leaders in the field, this comprehensive step-by-step guide combines up-to-date clinical and research information that will help clinicians to advance their theoretical and clinical knowledge on mandibular implant overdentures. Furthermore, it describes treatment considerations for geriatric populations, covering all relevant aspects from physiology to treatment planning and patient management in the surgical and prosthetic phases.  The phenomenon of aging is a global concern for policy makers, providers, and the public. Dentists worry especially about the burden their aging patients face to maintain their oral health-related quality of life and well-being. Furthermore, older patients require health care technologies that will enable them to maintain their oral health. Over the past few decades, mandibular implant-assisted complete prostheses have attracted the attention of both patients and clinicians, as research on the biological, functional, esthetic, and psychosocial benefits has increased. This book will be of value for all with an interest in the subject.
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