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What would help an elderly person heal well from urgently-needed dental work? She has a loose tooth decayed under crown.

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Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
Dentistry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Immediate care

As the baby boomers generation enters the elderly part of life, well trained dentists are prepared to deal with the additional demands of age.
Services can be delivered in the same day using lasers, rotary into endodontics, and computer-assisted design crowns. Though a longer appointment is necessary, the demand of multiple appointments with its stress on an elderly person is eliminated.

In brief: Immediate care

As the baby boomers generation enters the elderly part of life, well trained dentists are prepared to deal with the additional demands of age.
Services can be delivered in the same day using lasers, rotary into endodontics, and computer-assisted design crowns. Though a longer appointment is necessary, the demand of multiple appointments with its stress on an elderly person is eliminated.
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
Dr. STEPHEN PERRY
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Dr. Kim Capehart
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Treatment

It's important to treat the infection or pathology so healing can begin.
Getting rid of the cause of the problem is important for healing.

In brief: Treatment

It's important to treat the infection or pathology so healing can begin.
Getting rid of the cause of the problem is important for healing.
Dr. Kim Capehart
Dr. Kim Capehart
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Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Treatment

Repairing or removing the offending tooth would be the best way to facilitate healing.
Please talk to your dental professional about this. This is too broad of a question to accurately address in this forum.

In brief: Treatment

Repairing or removing the offending tooth would be the best way to facilitate healing.
Please talk to your dental professional about this. This is too broad of a question to accurately address in this forum.
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry

In brief: Healing

The healing process may be a bit slower in an elderly and the tissues can be thinner and easily traumatized.
Make sure the dentist know all health issues and medications that are being taken. Modern dentistry makes it possible to do many treatments with minimal trauma to delicate tissues. Good nutrition and hydration are important to healing. Discuss your concerns with the dentist before.

In brief: Healing

The healing process may be a bit slower in an elderly and the tissues can be thinner and easily traumatized.
Make sure the dentist know all health issues and medications that are being taken. Modern dentistry makes it possible to do many treatments with minimal trauma to delicate tissues. Good nutrition and hydration are important to healing. Discuss your concerns with the dentist before.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dr. Robert Tupac
Dentistry - Prosthodontics

In brief: Quality care

A dentist doing the right thing for this person's tooth will aid in healing.

In brief: Quality care

A dentist doing the right thing for this person's tooth will aid in healing.
Dr. Robert Tupac
Dr. Robert Tupac
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