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GERIATRIC DENTISTRY

Geriatric dentistry, also known as geriodontics, is a specialized field of dentistry that focuses on addressing the unique or

Geriatric dentistry, also known as geriodontics, is a specialized field of dentistry that focuses on addressing the unique oral health needs of older adults. As individuals age, they may experience specific oral health challenges, such as dry mouth, gum disease, tooth loss, and oral cancer.

At Studio Aesthetique, we recognize the unique needs of our senior citizens and prioritize their comfort throughout the dental care process. Understanding that dental health is crucial for overall well-being, especially in geriatric dentistry, our clinic is equipped with the latest technologies tailored to address the specific concerns of older individuals.

Geriatric dentists are trained to provide comprehensive care tailored to the needs of elderly patients, considering factors such as age-related changes in oral tissues, existing medical conditions, and medications that may impact oral health. This specialized branch of dentistry emphasizes preventive care, regular dental check-ups, and treatments designed to maintain oral function, preserve natural teeth, and enhance the quality of life for older adults.

 

By promoting good oral hygiene practices, managing age-related oral conditions, and addressing oral health concerns promptly, geriatric dentistry plays a vital role in supporting the overall health and well-being of the elderly population. 

 

We offer flexible appointment scheduling to accommodate their preferences and provide treatments that align with their comfort and health requirements.

 

Missing teeth pose more than just an aesthetic concern for our senior patients; they can lead to serious oral health issues. The gaps left by missing teeth can contribute to increased bacteria in the mouth, elevating the risk of dental diseases.

 

Additionally, these gaps may lead to bone loss in the jaw, altering facial structure and appearance. To address these concerns, fixed prosthetics, such as bridges or implant-supported prostheses, are recommended for replacing missing teeth.

 

At Studio Aesthetique, we believe in providing comprehensive solutions, ensuring that nobody has to go to bed with their teeth in a box beside them. For those who may not opt for fixed dental prosthetics, we also offer the option of removable dentures, providing versatile solutions that cater to the individual needs and preferences of our senior patients.

TREATMENTS for Geriatric Dentistry:

​Implant Supported Fixed Bridges and caps: We recommend replacing missing teeth either by implants or by bridges. Doing so helps maintain the occlusion in the mouth

​Face – Lift: Facelift is recommended for our seniors who have had a loss of face height due to age. It's an instant way to take off decades from your face.

 

​Full Mouth Rehabilitation: Full Mouth Rehabilitation is advised for patients who have a completely worn-out dentition. It improves the occlusion and restores balance, thus aiding in better chewing efficiency, and enhanced dento-facial aesthetics and digestion.

Dentures: For those of our clients who opt for removable appliances either due to monetary constraints, poor bone condition, or chronic diseases like diabetes we offer dentures. Two types of dentures are available - complete and partial dentures. Complete dentures are used when all the teeth are missing, while partial dentures are used when some natural teeth remain.

The Studio Aesthetique PROCESS for Geriatric Dentistry:

​Our TREATMENTS for geriatric patients are guided by 4 simple rules:

·        Detailed imaging and scanning

·        Minimum sittings and maximum results

·        Excellent speech and esthetics

·        Improved chewing efficiency

Geriatric dentistry, also known as geriodontics, focuses on addressing the unique oral health needs of older adults.

Here are some benefits of geriatric dentistry:

1. Maintenance of Oral Health: Geriatric dentistry emphasizes the importance of maintaining good oral health in older adults. Regular dental check-ups and cleanings can help prevent oral health issues such as gum disease, tooth decay, and oral infections. Early detection and treatment of dental problems can improve oral health and overall well-being in the elderly population.

2. Management of Age-Related Oral Conditions: As individuals age, they may experience oral health issues related to aging, such as dry mouth, gum recession, and tooth loss. Geriatric dentistry provides specialized care to address these age-related conditions effectively. Dentists in this field are trained to manage the oral health concerns specific to older adults, ensuring that they receive appropriate treatment and support.

3. Improvement of Quality of Life: Good oral health is essential for maintaining overall health and quality of life in older adults. Geriatric dentistry focuses on preserving natural teeth, restoring oral function, and enhancing aesthetics to help seniors maintain their independence and enjoy a better quality of life. By addressing oral health concerns promptly, geriatric dentists can improve oral comfort, chewing ability, and speech clarity in older patients.

4. Prevention of Systemic Health Issues: Poor oral health in older adults has been linked to various systemic health conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and respiratory infections. Geriatric dentistry plays a vital role in preventing these systemic health issues by promoting good oral hygiene practices, identifying oral health problems early, and providing appropriate treatment. By maintaining optimal oral health, older adults can reduce the risk of developing associated medical conditions and improve their overall health outcomes.

Geriatric dentistry, also known as geriodontics, is a specialized field of dentistry that focuses on addressing the unique or
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