What to expect
This webinar aims to provide an improved understanding of the management of the oral health needs of the ageing population. Many older people will be increasingly vulnerable due to increasing cognitive, medical and physical disabilities that impact significantly on oral health and dental care needs.
It is a recording of a webinar that took place on 11 January 2024.
A CPD certificate (in the name of the purchaser) will be available to download once viewing of this online lecture has been completed.
- Increase understanding of the changing demographics of the older population
- Discuss the more common medical conditions and the impact of frailty on the older population and the impact on dental care
- Describe the importance of preventative dental care for older people and the role of the dental team
- Discuss treatment planning for the older vulnerable, considering medical, social and cognitive changes.