L A Vilensky-Sanders

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Treatment of older adult patients involves more than clinical competence. A working knowledge of the nature of this population is crucial if impediments to care are to be removed. Medical status, psychological status, socioeconomic level, current drug regimens and mobility contribute to the successful pursuit and delivery of dental care. Misconception on(More)
Continuing education is an accepted and expected practice in dentistry today. Professional responsibility dictates contemporary knowledge be utilized in our patient treatment. As society becomes more health conscious, demands are being made for mandated participation in continuing education. For continuing education to be of value, it must present(More)
With the increased dentulism in older adults, more patients living in long term care facilities will be requiring dental care. A portable kit is presented here that allows a care-giver to provide limited interim treatment prior to the availability of definitive care by a dental practitioner. Included are some aids for improving the patient's ability to(More)
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