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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 130-132

Geriatric dentistry during COVID-19 pandemic

1 The Family Dental Center, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Biotechnology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Gaurav Singh
The Family Dental Center, Station Road, Center Point (Opp. Jalali Gazak Wale's), Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jiag.jiag_13_20

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Geriatric patients have different oral healthcare needs than young individuals; they need special infrastructure and training to deal with. During this ongoing pandemic, the geriatric patients' oral healthcare needs take a back seat because of the lockdown and because of the frail health status of the individuals. There is a need to find ways to deal with geriatric patients' unique oral healthcare needs during these testing times and tailored to individual needs.

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