AGD Subject Code: 690
Older adults with many medical conditions can take advantage of recent advances in oral healthcare, including implant therapy.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Describe how implant surface design and hard and soft tissue augmentation can expand applications for dental implant treatment.
- Explain clinical considerations for implant therapy in older adults.
- Discuss how implant placement in older adults can support overall health and quality of life.
This course was published in the June 2023 issue and expires June 2026. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.