Physiologic alterations of oral mucosa due to aging: a review.

@article{Castro2005PhysiologicAO,
  title={Physiologic alterations of oral mucosa due to aging: a review.},
  author={Maria Cristina Ribeiro de Castro and M{\'a}rcia Ramos-E-Silva},
  journal={Acta dermatovenerologica Croatica : ADC},
  year={2005},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={184-8}
}
The Brazilian population, despite Brazil being considered a "country of young people", is undergoing an aging process entailed by a decline in the fertility and mortality rates. In the year 2000, seniors accounted for about 5.85% of the Brazilian, and population projections for 2025 estimate that the group will reach 14% by that time. Oral mucosa has a… CONTINUE READING