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Vol. 72, No. 5
ISSN: 1488-2159
June 2006


Rational Dental Care: Part 2. A Case History


• Ronald L. Ettinger, BDS, MDS, DDSc, DABSCD •

A b s t r a c t

Treatment planning and managing the care of an elderly, frail patient can be complicated by a variety of modifying factors. To understand the patient's needs, one must understand the environment in which the patient functions. This second in a series of 2 articles presents a case history of a frail, older adult to illustrate some of the social, medical and community problems that are involved in caring for elderly persons.


MeSH Key Words: decision making; dental care for aged; dental caries/therapy; patient care planning
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