Navigation Links
Acute Shortage Of Dentists in UK: Oral Care for Elders To Suffer A Setback

With the increasing number of aged individuals in UK, dentists are having a tough time trying to fix crowns and bridges to help preserve their dental health. The reluctance of many// such old people to compromise on dentures has resulted in an increased work pressure among members of the dental community.

However, it is believed that the existing situation will become more manageable with a reduction in demand from the younger generation regarding treatment for tooth decay and dental filling. The situation has drawn attention for more number of dentists to be trained in taking care of the aged population (gerodontology).

Generally growing old meant losing some if not all of their teeth, until some time ago. But now, the situation has changed with over 50 of the UK population that consists of elders above 85 years showing an increased liking to retain at least few of their natural teeth.

Several recommendations have been put forward to face the crisis. Older have been asked to visit their dentists for a detailed discussion with respect to long-term dental care. In addition, people working in care homes such as community nurses and pharmacists should be trained to offer advice to older people to look after their teeth.

Appropriate measures should also be taken to identify old people with increased risk of developing dental decay at the earliest so that timely treatment can be instituted. The importance of healthy eating habits, routine dental check-up and oral health should be stressed.

"It is well recognized that a healthy dentition contributes to helping individuals maintain better general health. It is important that older people receive support in maintaining a healthy dentition as this impacts heavily on their lifestyle, general health and self-esteem", said Dr Janice Fiske, a consultant at King's College London Dental Institute.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Acute Measles Supresses HIV Replication
2. Severe Acute respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
3. WHO Travel Advice to prevent spread of "Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
4. Acute Pancreatitis On The Rise Due To Alcohol Consumption
5. Promised Drug Doesnt Help Acute Heart Failure
6. Gene Fusion Test to screen children’s with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemi
7. Acute Toxicity Of Nano-Scale Zinc Powder: Severe Renal Damage And Anemia
8. Acute Gastroenteritis Responds To Treatment With Either Gatorade Or Pedialyte
9. Acute Shortage Of Neurosurgeons In India: One Surgeon For Every 1 Million!
10. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia May Attain a 90% Cure Rate
11. Women Health : Acute Stress, A Shot in The Arm For Flu?
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Acute Shortage Dentists Oral Care for Elders Suffer Setback

(Date:7/11/2014)... 11, 2014 Operators and ... billion in fuel costs now that model ... current GHG standards are phasing in ... upon themselves to install new features into ... reduction technologies , 2.    Efficient driveline components which ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... July 11, 2014 Ticket Down is ... Concord Pavilion . When it comes to the summer concert ... The 37-year-old Georgia native is one of the biggest names in ... business. Bryan is currently out on his “That’s My Kind of ... stops the tour will be making through the rest of the ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Global enterprises ... services to outsource day-to-day management activities. Managed services offer ... additional expenses. The economic slowdown resulted into rising operational ... and expenses is considered to be the global market ... future. , The global managed services market is estimated ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... The Miriam Hospital have found that people with ... rates of smoking than those without mobility impairments. ... to attempt quitting than those without mobility impairments, ... for this population. The study and its findings ... the American Journal of Public Health . ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Delaying surgery to repair damage to ... the middle of the knee -- could increase a young ... the medical records of 130 patients, aged 8 to 16, ... surgery less than six weeks after their injury, 37 had ... surgery more than three months after their injury. The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:LeaseQ Agrees the Latest Round of Greenhouse Gas Rules Could Increase the Cost of Truck Acquisition and Maintenance 2Health News:LeaseQ Agrees the Latest Round of Greenhouse Gas Rules Could Increase the Cost of Truck Acquisition and Maintenance 3Health News:Luke Bryan Ticket Prices Slashed at Concord Pavilion 2Health News:Luke Bryan Ticket Prices Slashed at Concord Pavilion 3Health News:North America Managed Services Market Worth $68.65 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Managed Services Market Worth $68.65 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Managed Services Market Worth $68.65 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:Miriam Hospital study examines smoking prevalence 2Health News:Delaying Kid's Knee Surgery Could Be a Bad Play, Study Finds 2
... ... tests green product performance on real-world soils. , ... Lowell, MA (PRWEB) April 22, 2010 -- The ... Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell) TURI Lab as a High Performance Cleaning Product (HPCP) under ...
... The New Mexico ... ... Tamaya Mist Spa & Salon at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa has recently ... the nation,s leading travel magazines. The New Mexico spa resort was ranked as the ...
... Major ... cannabis , ... April 22, 2010 -- MarijuanaDoctors.com, the nation’s leading online medical marijuana evaluations company, and ... forces to help patients across the country find quality medical marijuana doctors ...
... ... coverage – just the beginning. , ... Waterloo, IA (Vocus) April 21, 2010 -- VGM ... including: Home Medical Equipment, Durable Medical Equipment, Orthotic, Prosthetic, Medical Device Manufacturers, Medical ...
... According to a study conducted at Thomas Jefferson ... a cost-effective alternative to invasive cardiac catheterization in the ... but a less than 50 percent chance of actually ... will be published in the May issue of the ...
... before the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory ... treatment of localized prostate cancer. MEDCAC provides advice ... Medicaid Services for what is covered by Medicare ... focused on the risks, benefits and outcomes of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:IEHA and UMass Lowell Recognize Activeion as a High Performance Cleaning Product 2Health News:IEHA and UMass Lowell Recognize Activeion as a High Performance Cleaning Product 3Health News:Leading New Mexico Resort Spa At Hyatt Regency Tamaya Ranked Among The Country's Best By Conde Nast Traveler 2Health News:Leading New Mexico Resort Spa At Hyatt Regency Tamaya Ranked Among The Country's Best By Conde Nast Traveler 3Health News:MarijuanaDoctors.com and PotLocator.com Form Alliance, Expand Medical Marijuana iPhone App 2Health News:MarijuanaDoctors.com and PotLocator.com Form Alliance, Expand Medical Marijuana iPhone App 3Health News:Coronary CTA a cost-effective alternative to cardiac catheterization for the evaluation of CAD 2
(Date:7/11/2014)... ALBANY, New York , July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... published by Transparency Market Research "Endoscopy Devices Market (Endoscopes, ... Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013-2019" the ... billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at ... reach an estimated value of USD 36.9 billion in ...
(Date:7/11/2014)... , July 11, 2014 ... to Safety & Health Expo 2014 were ... move to London , ... attending exhibition.          ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140711/696892-a )      (Photo: ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , 11. Juli 2014  Dilon ... für die molekulare Bildgebung, einschließlich molekularer ... die CE-Zulassung für sein Navigator ® ... Dilon das Produkt jetzt europaweit vertreiben. ... Großteil der europäischen Länder ausgedehnt und ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 3Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 4Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 5Global Endoscopy Devices Market is Expected to Reach USD 36.9 Billion by 2019: Transparency Market Research 6UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 2UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 3UK's Flagship Health & Safety Event Has Successful Inaugural Year in London 4Dilon erhält CE-Zulassung für sein Navigator-Gamma-Sondensystem 2
... offers the comfort of a surgical microscope ... The microscope offers brilliant resolution, large depth ... color reproduction. A separate prism for optimum ... with a special jalousie diaphragm. It offers ...
... surgical magnifying loupes are quality surgical ... which provide the healthcare professional a ... depth of field. Each set of ... fully lined wooden box and includes ...
... field-of-view enables high-quality full-coverage body imaging. New ... architecture. New powerful Quasar Dual gradients designed ... to 80 mT/m SR 200. New ... exploit the power of 3.0T in a ...
GE's Signa Contour/i system uses the latest innovations from around the world to bring new standards in quality and value to MRI....
Medicine Products: