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Medical Complexity in Older Adults: Impact on Dental Care

Judith Jones DDS, MPH, DScD

Ten thousand Americans turn 65 every day. With age comes increasing medical complexity that can affect your delivery of care.

This presentation will review the principles of geriatric medicine, common medical, functional and sensory issues among older adults and their impact on your practice.

Participants will learn:

  • The principles of geriatric medicine and the relationships between aging and disease
  • Sensory changes that are common with aging patients
  • How the two above will affect your practice of dentistry or dental hygiene.
  • CategoriesOlder Adults, Oral Health and Overall Health, Patient Management
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Release dateWednesday 29th June, 2016, 08:00 PM
  • Expiration dateSaturday 29th June, 2019, 08:00 PM
  • AGD PACE subject code(s)752
“Medical Complexity in Older Adults: Impact on Dental Care” is co-sponsored by Tribune Group GmbH. Tribune Group GmbH is a recognized ADA CERP and AGD PACE provider. At the end of the webinar, after passing the C.E. Quiz, you will be able to download your ADA CERP and AGD PACE C.E. Certificates.