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Review Papers | Dentistry | India | Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022
Parkinson's Disease Effects on Orofacial Functions: A Prosthodontic Review
Abstract: Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic, progressive and associated with aging neurodegenerative disease. Most Parkinson?s patients are old and are less likely to opt for dental treatments except for emergencies. Oral health is contingent upon oral hygiene, which requires a series of simple and complex hand movements. Oral health problems among patients with Parkinson's are complex and requires the involvement of physicians, dentists, patients and also their caregivers.
Keywords: Parkinson disease, bruxism, sialorrhea, xerostomia, dysphagia
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 5, May 2022,
Pages: 548 - 551