Oral disease in the geriatric patient: the physician's role.

M. A. Pyle, G. T. Terezhalmy

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In the elderly, oral health has a profound impact on general well-being. The ability to quickly identify potentially harmful oral health problems is valuable to the physician, who generally will see an older patient more often than the dentist will.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)218-226
Number of pages9
JournalCleveland Clinic journal of medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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