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Geriatric Dentistry

From Policy to Chairside: Improving Oral Healthcare of the Aging Population (2022 Symposium on Oral Health of Older Adults)
Member Price: $39.00
CE Credit(s): 6
Retail Price: $69.00
Course Created on: 12/07/2022

This is a recording of the live symposium on Aug. 26, 2022.

The 2022 Symposium on Oral Health of Older Adults is an opportunity to raise awareness about the oral health of older adults and engage dental professionals across various experience, interest, and practice environments. The symposium content is aimed at dental students, residents, practicing dentists, policy makers, medical colleagues, and other practitioners.

This 6-credit online course includes recordings of the symposium presentations as well as donwloadable slides and resources.

NOTE: Learners must complete the final quiz to earn CE credit.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this symposium, attendees should be able to:
• Discuss and inform healthcare colleagues how the dental profession is preparing to treat the growing population of older adults
• Identify the correlation between oral health and systemic disease.
• Describe how various issues create barriers to access to dental care for older Americans

Symposium presentations:
Aging Successfully: Preparing Dentists to Provide Oral Health for Prime of Life Patients (Keynote Address)
Linda Niessen, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P., Professor and Founding Dean, College of Dental Medicine, and Vice Provost, Oral Health Affairs, Kansas City University

Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges for Older Adults
CAPT Renée Joskow, D.D.S., M.P.H., F.A.G.D., Senior Advisor to the NIDCR Director, Acting Director, Office of SciencePolicy and Analysis, NIDCR

Oral Health – An Essential Element of Healthy Aging: An Initiative of The Gerontological Society of America
Stephen Shuman, D.D.S., M.S., F.G.S.A., Professor, Director, Oral Health Services for Older Adults Program,University of Minnesota, Chair, Oral Health Workgroup, Gerontological Society of America

Oral Health: An Essential Element of Healthy Aging
Eric Wahlstrom, M.P.H., Senior Project Manager, Discern Health

The Oral Health Care Practice Patterns for Geriatric Patients: An ADA Clinical Evaluators Panel Survey
Satheesh Elangovan, B.D.S., D.Sc., D.M.Sc., Professor and Interim Chair of Periodontics, University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Pharmacy

The Role of Oral Medicine Practitioners in the Oral Healthcare Team
Joel Napenas, D.D.S., Director, Oral Medicine Residency Training Program, Dept. of Oral Medicine, Atrium Health, NC

Delivery of Care in Non-traditional Settings
Richard Dest, D.D.S., C.E.O. and Founder, Senior Dental Care
Lyubov Slashcheva, D.D.S., M.S., F.A.B.S.C.D., D.A.B.D.P.H., F.I.C.D., Research Director, Apple Tree Dental
Michael Reed, D.D.S., F.A.G.D., F.A.S.G.D., Diplomate ABSCD, Director, Mobile Dental Care

Treatment Planning, Interdisciplinary Communication, and Ethical Considerations
Susan Hyde, D.D.S., M.P.H., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Preventive and Restorative Dental Science Schoolof Dentistry, UCSF
Karen Raju, B.D.S., M.P.H., D.P.H.-C, Associate Specialist, Division of Oral Epidemiology and Dental Public Health, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, UCSF
Christie-Michele Hogue, D.D.S., A.G.S.F., Founder and C.E.O. Mouth Mirrors, LLC
Carlos Smith, D.D.S., M.Div, F.A.C.D. Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Director of Ethics Curriculum, Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

Plus: Two question and answer sessions

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