Divided into four parts: clinical aspects, psychosocial aspects, regional epidemiological data, and recommendations. Gives quick insight into how Eastern European countries are facing the issues of geriatric dentistry.
Table of Contents:
Part 1: Introduction 1. Conceptual Demands of Oral Health Care for the Elderly
Part II: Clinical Aspects 2. Does Life-Long Retention of Natural Teeth Imply a Higher Risks of Caries and Periodontitis? 3. Clinical Aspects of Root Surface Caries 4. Epidemiological Evaluation of Edentulousness and the Need for Prosthodontic Care 5. Epidemiology of Oral Mucosal Changes from the Point of View of Geriatric Dentistry 6. Significance and Possibilities of Stomato-oncological Care
Part III: Psychosocial Aspects 7. Psychosocial Problems in Geriatric Care from the Point of View of the Dentist 8. Psychosocial Problems in Geriatric Dental Care from the Point of View of the Psychologist
Part IV: Regional Epidemiological Data 9. Geriatric Dental Care in Prague 10. Problems and Perspectives in Geriatric Dentistry in the Soviet Union 11. Fundamental Principles for the Development and Implementation of Geriatric Dental Care and Programmes in the Republic of Bulgaria
Part V: Recommendations 12. Possibilities for Implementation of Geriatric Dental Care from the Point of View of the State 13. Geriatric Dentistry, Training, Specialization and Continuing Education Requirements in Professional School Faculties 14. Recommendations for Further Development of Dental Care for the Elderly