International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Dentistry | India | Volume 10 Issue 8, August 2021


A Review on Oral Health and Nutritional Intervention in Elderly Adults

Dr. Priyanka Vaibhav Sutariya, Dr. Shruti Mehta, Dr. Viraj Shah, Dr. Harshvardhan Chaudhary, Dr. Chandrasinh Rajput, Dr. Hiren Rana


Abstract: Proper nutrition is essential to the maintenance of overall health and condition of oral tissues. Management requires a holistic approach, and underlying causes such as chronic illness, depression, medication and social isolation must be treated. Patients with physical or cognitive impairment require special care and attention. Oral supplements or internal feeding should be considered in patients at high risk or in patients unable to meet daily requirements. Geriatric medicine and dentistry have the responsibility of enabling the older patient try contribution to our world by appreciating their problems and providing adequate treatment. This article summarises the various treatment modalities for improvement in nutritional status of patients and discusses the possible modifications in dietary pattern.


Keywords: nutrition, elderly adults, edentulous


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 8, August 2021,


Pages: 649 - 654


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Dr. Priyanka Vaibhav Sutariya, Dr. Shruti Mehta, Dr. Viraj Shah, Dr. Harshvardhan Chaudhary, Dr. Chandrasinh Rajput, Dr. Hiren Rana, "A Review on Oral Health and Nutritional Intervention in Elderly Adults", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR21814174335, Volume 10 Issue 8, August 2021, 649 - 654

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