Features of providing dental care to patients with chronic noncommunicable diseases (for example diabetes)

Author(s):  N.A. Avkhacheva, Belgorod National Research University, Belgorod, Russia, avhacheva@bsu.edu.ru

Issue:  Volume 42, № 3

Rubric:  Stomatology

Annotation:  In order for the provision of dental care was high quality, it needs to be tailored to a variety of systemic and chronic diseases from which the patients suffer. This feature of dental care is due to the fact that dif-ferent approaches and methods of providing such assistance contributes, first of all, to improve the health of patients, improve their quality of life. The article describes the features of dental care for patients with chronic non-communicable diseases. According to the author, the Feedback of the dentist, endocrinologist and therapist also plays an important role in improving the quality of care for patients with diabetes, as the dentist taking into account the recommendations of the endocrinologist (the use of certain drugs) and timely referral to the dentist of such patients by the therapist and endocrinologist will allow regular moni-toring of the state of the teeth and oral cavity of patients. The author comes to the conclusion that patients suffering from diabetes mellitus are included in a special group of dental patients who should be under special control of the dentist and receive his help in a timely manner to prevent the development of com-plications of the underlying disease and dental pathologies.

Keywords:  dental care, chronic noncommunicable diseases, diabetes mellitus

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