AGD Subject Code: 750
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the demographics and background of patients living with Alzheimer disease/dementia (AD/D).
- List oral hygiene modifications that can help patients maintain their oral health and sense of independence.
- Note the importance of the caregiver in supporting oral hygiene.
- Explain a possible workflow to develop dynamic and consistent review of oral hygiene instruction modifications for patients with AD/D.
This course was published in the September 2023 issue and expires September 2026. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.