Relationship between cognitive status, number of teeth and periodontal status in institutionalized patients older than 65 years

C Duran Garnica, F Seijas Naya, S Bana Souto, P Gandara Vila, A Garcia Garcia, A. Blanco Carrion
2016 Medicina Oral  
Objectives: knowing the effectiveness of CO 2 laser treatment of leukoplakia lesions in 20 pacientse over 65 years. Material and Method: A transversal epidemiological study was made in the Master of Oral Medicine, Surgery and Implantology of the University of Santiago de Compostela of patients diagnosed with oral leukoplakia, whom underwent a biopsy and subsequent CO 2 laser vaporization. All of them were evaluraron the following variables: shape, sex, location, single / multiple lesion, size,
more » ... iple lesion, size, power, smoker, drinker, age and power Results: Only 25% of our patients achieved a complete resolution of the lesion.
doi:10.4317/medoral.17643997 fatcat:sslks7qqbjfc7bmdpkbz5rgrvm