Oral health in India: Researchers' Perspective Part 2- Periodontal Diseases, Geriatric Dentistry and Special Health Care Needs

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  • Division of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Deformities, Centre for Dental Education and Research, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110029, Delhi ,IN
  • Ace Medical and Dental Publishing, New Delhi ,IN
  • Division of Periodontics, Centre for Dental Education and Research, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110029, Delhi ,IN
  • Division of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Centre for Dental Education and Research, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110029, Delhi ,IN
  • Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi - 110029 ,IN




Biosensor, Oral Cancer, Oral Health, Periodontal Regeneration, Research


Periodontal disease, a cumulative result of neglected oral hygiene, is one of the biggest oral health problem in India. Although the latest researches have paved way to splendid measures for regeneration and rehabilitation, the most feasible strategy is still the prevention at the earliest possible stage of periodontal destruction. Other major areas of neglect and lack of public awareness are geriatric dentistry and patients with special health care needs. This paper attempts to elaborate on the burden, past research and future research directions in less addressed aspects of Periodontal diseases, Geriatric Dentistry and patients with special health care needs.



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Kharbanda, O. P., Wadhawan, N., Dhingra, K., Tewari, N., & Grover, A. (2018). Oral health in India: Researchers’ Perspective Part 2- Periodontal Diseases, Geriatric Dentistry and Special Health Care Needs. Journal of Pierre Fauchard Academy (India Section), 32(3-4), 48–56. https://doi.org/10.18311/jpfa/2018/22604



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