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Year : 2023  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 96-98

Denture tracker for edentulous Alzheimer's patients

Department of Prosthodontics, Sri Ramaswami Memorial Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Naveen Gopi Chander
Department of Prosthodontics, Sri Ramaswami Memorial Dental College, Ramapuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jips.jips_223_22

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Dementia in Alzheimer's disease complicates the caregivers in tracking the patients. Many options are discussed in the literature. A novel technique is essential to improve the quality of life and to assist in locating the patients. The Global Position System (GPS) trackers are attached to dentures and the movements are observed through a mobile application. This technique discusses on a simple method of tracking Alzheimer's edentulous patients with the support of removable dentures. Denture tracking devices are a secured form of tracking patients. A GPS device in dentures assists in locating the patient's movement and supports the caretakers.

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