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CLINICAL TECHNIQUES
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
India
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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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