Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Research Article Volume 7 Issue 2

Importance of Nutrition in Geriatric Patients

Abhishek Kumar Katiyar1, Milan Soni2, DH Betul2 and Siddharth Joel David3

1Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge, Career Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Lucknow, India
2Dental Surgeon, District Hospital, Betul, India
3Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Career Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Lucknow, India

*Corresponding Author: Siddharth Joel David, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Career Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Lucknow, India.

Received: December 06, 2022; Published: January 11, 2023

Abstract

The purpose of geriatric nutrition is to delay the effects of ageing and disease and to help with the management of the physical, psychological, and emotional changes that are frequently brought on by ageing. The health and comfort of oral tissues depend on proper nutrition, and healthy tissues increase the likelihood that elderly patients may benefit from prosthodontic treatment. According to a study, by 2050, 30 percent of the population in industrialized nations will be over 65.

Conclusion: One of the legislative and public policy committee of the academy's priority areas is ageing. From frail elderly patients in hospitals and institutions to independent older persons living in the community, nutrition is crucial in the prevention and treatment of disease. Evidence demonstrates that targeted MNT in the treatment of chronic diseases and conditions prevalent in older adults achieve positive outcomes and reduce health-related costs.

Keywords:Nutrition; Geriatric; Patients

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Citation

Citation: Siddharth Joel David., et al. “Importance of Nutrition in Geriatric Patients". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.2 (2023): 119-125.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Siddharth Joel David., et al. 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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