76 страниц. 2012 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Geriatric dentistry is a specialty which deals with the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation aspects of the problems of dental and oral structures and functions of older people to make them to lead better life and well accepted by the society. Several countries have started to give special attention to the oral health needs of geriatric groups. Their problems have been looked as the public health problem and a search for a suitable policy and program for their health have been initiated. The purpose of this book is to understand the oral health needs of the geriatric populations and health care programs and policies undertaken in different parts of the world so as to compare and analyze the present situation and to suggest the possible strategy for the future of geriatric oral health.