PROSTHESIS GIVEN IN PARKINSONIAN PATIENT: A CHALLENGE
Sidra Aslam* and Mohd Aswad Khan
As defined by James Parkinson -Parkinson‟s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder affecting in middle & late life adults which is characterized by tremors, slowness of movements, postural instability, gait disturbances, muscle rigidity, & ultimately poignant their day to day life. The etiology of this disease could be because of Genetics & Environment. Epidemiology is also taken into consideration. Paper enlightens about Systemic manifestation associated with disease as well as due to medication like Psychosis develops due to dopaminergic medications. Oral manifestations are studied to make treatment planning feasible & to avoid blunders during procedure. General management like History taking, Consideration before treatment, Chair positioning etc. are also focused. Prosthodontics management includes giving cd, overdenture, rpd, fpd, implants & Implant surgery & occlusal splint. Proper awareness & education both to patients & caretakers plays crucial role. Prosthetic Management of such patients is a sign of success of Dentistry.
Keywords: Parkinson?s disease (PD), Complete Denture (CD), Overdenture, Removable partial denture (RPD), Fixed partial denture (FPD), Implants.
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