Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Editorial Volume 6 Issue 10

Palliative Care Dentistry: Editorial Note

Pottem Nagarjuna*

Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Anil Neerukonda Institute of Dental Sciences, Andhra Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author: Pottem Nagarjuna, Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Anil Neerukonda Institute of Dental Sciences, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Received: August 25, 2022; Published: September 01, 2022

Palliative care dentistry was defined by Wiseman1 as the study and management of patients with active progressive and far advanced disease in whom the oral cavity has been compromised either by the disease directly or by its treatment; the focus of care is quality of life. The palliative care team consists of specialists in various fields of medicine who provides care and treatment to the patients. Dental professionals are important members of extended palliative care team. They have a number of key roles, including.

References

  1. Wiseman MA. “Palliative care dentistry”. Gerodontology 17 (2000): 49-51.
  2. Haddad R., et al. “Multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment: Focus on head and neck cancer”. Dental Clinics of North America 52 (2008): 1-17.

Citation

Citation: Pottem Nagarjuna. “Palliative Care Dentistry: Editorial Note". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 6.9 (2022): 00-00.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Pottem Nagarjuna. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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