Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Literature Review Volume 8 Issue 5

Clinical Considerations for Elderly Patients Undergoing Root Canal Treatment

Dimitriu Bogdan Alexandru, Suciu Ioana, Chirilă Mihaela*, Gheorghe Georgiana Florentina* and Amza Oana Elena

Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila” Bucharest, Romania

*Corresponding Authors: Gheorghe Georgiana Florentina and Chirilă Mihaela, Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila” Bucharest, Romania.

Received: March 25, 2024; Published: April 08, 2024


The evolution of healthcare system and the developments in medicine have increased the lifetime expectancy of people. Thus, many elderly patients are eager to maintain their natural dentition, preferring endodontic treatments rather than extractions. In order to manage this group of people, clinicians must have complex knowledge, skills and lot of patience. The purpose of this mini review is to present the anatomical changes and special challenges that a dental practitioner can encounter during root canal treatment in elderly patients.

 Keywords: Endodontic Treatment; Elderly Patients; Knowledge


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Citation: Gheorghe Georgiana Florentina and Chirilă Mihaela., et al. “Clinical Considerations for Elderly Patients Undergoing Root Canal Treatment”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 8.5 (2024): 12-15.


Copyright: © 2024 Gheorghe Georgiana Florentina and Chirilă Mihaela., 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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