Prosthodontic Management In Parkinson's Disease - A Review

Authors(4) :-Dr. Unjum Bashir, Dr. Lakshmanarao. Bathala, Dr. Sangur. R, Dr.Naga Rajesh Naidu. T

Parkinson's disease is neurological disorder characterizedby rigidity, tremors, postural instability and bradykinesia. Parkinson's disease is seen in about 6.3 million people of all races and culture. Impaired motor skills and cognition effects the diet of patient, nutrition and therefore compromises the general health and oral hygiene of the patient. As a result dental caries, Periodontitis and finally edentulism is commonly seen. Diligent handling with "Tender, Love and care" are required for treating such patients. The family of the patient should also be educated about the disease. This article reviews the etiology, clinical features, orofacial findings and the prosthodontic management of such patients.

Authors and Affiliations

Dr. Unjum Bashir
Department of Prosthodontics, Government Dental College, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Dr. Lakshmanarao. Bathala
Department of Prosthodontics, Lenora Institute of Dental Sciences, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India
Dr. Sangur. R
Rama Dental College, Hospital, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Dr.Naga Rajesh Naidu. T
RKDF dental College, Hosangabad Road, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Paralysis, Xerostomia, Over Denture, Implants.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 1 | January-February 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-02-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 51-53
Manuscript Number : IJSRST162111
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Dr. Unjum Bashir, Dr. Lakshmanarao. Bathala, Dr. Sangur. R, Dr.Naga Rajesh Naidu. T, " Prosthodontic Management In Parkinson's Disease - A Review", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp.51-53, January-February-2016.
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