Strategies for Treating Seniors
Identifying common oral health problems, chronic conditions, and physical/ motor disorders is key to ensuring successful dental appointments for mature patients.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Identify the number of seniors in the United States.
- Discuss common oral health problems experienced by mature adults.
- Explain other mitigating factors, such as cognitive and physical decline, that impact oral health in mature patients.
- List strategies or improving dental appointments for seniors.
This course was published in the July 2018 issue and expires July 2021. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.