Oral Health Concerns in Older Adults
This course is currently closed
Clinicians can help improve the oral and systemic health of this patient population by promoting preventive measures and healthy behaviors.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the effects of aging on the appearance and structure of the teeth.
- Identify the most common oral problems seen in older adults.
- List relevant treatment strategies for addressing these issues in older patients.
This course was issued in the June 2016 issue and expires 6/30/19. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.