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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. 


Learning objectives

  • 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.   

Development outcome


Meet the speaker 

Mili Doshi Mili Doshi MBE Consultant in Special Care Dentistry

Mili is a Consultant in Special Care Dentistry at Surrey and Sussex Health Care NHS Trust and the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability. She has always been very committed to dental training and improving oral health services for adults with additional needs, and has a special interest in sedation and general anaesthesia in special care dentistry. Mili is Co-Chair of the Paediatric and Special Care Dentistry managed clinical network for Kent, Surrey and Sussex. In 2015, she developed the Health Education England national initiative 'Mouth Care Matters' to improve the oral health of adults in hospitals.

More information

Once you have completed the booking your confirmation notification will contain the link needed to view the webinar on the iLearn platform.

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Closed captions for this lecture recording are available on request. Please email [email protected] for details.

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