Restoring the ageing dentition: repair or replacement?

  title={Restoring the ageing dentition: repair or replacement?},
  author={Ronald L Ettinger},
  journal={International dental journal},
  volume={40 5},
An old tooth does not exist on its own; therefore, any decision about a tooth demands knowledge about the elderly patient to whom the tooth belongs. If it is available, one can then evaluate the oral cavity in which the tooth resides. When all this information has been gathered, decisions about the individual tooth can be made. This paper discusses three… CONTINUE READING