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2022, vol. 39, iss. 2, pp. 249-254
Prosthetic rehabilitation of geriatric patients: A case report
aUniveristy of Niš, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Prosthetic Dentistry
bUniveristy of Niš, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Prosthetic Dentistry + Univeristy of Niš, Faculty of Medicine

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Abstract
Introduction. Tooth loss and changes in tooth structure affect the quality of life of patients both from the aspect of orofacial health and general health as well. Case report. Lack of teeth reduces the ability to chew and swallow food, which significantly disrupts the function of the digestive system. Less pleasing appearance and speech disorders affect the patient's psychological status and quality of social life. Conclusion. Elderly patients represent a specific category to which special attention should be paid when solving the problem of edentulousness.
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article language: English
document type: Case Report
DOI: 10.5937/afmnai39-34371
received: 11/10/2021
revised: 24/05/2022
accepted: 27/05/2022
published online: 31/05/2022
published in SCIndeks: 11/08/2022
peer review method: double-blind
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