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Baby Boomers: From Periodontitis to Xerostomia and Beyond
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The over age 55 population will increase significantly We now see a major increase/frequency of oral conditions, such as chronic inflammation and tooth loss periodontitis, xerostomia with compromised lifestyle, and root caries that’s difficult to find and treat. This course will review these primary diseases, from diagnosis to management, with an emphasis on dry mouth, nonsurgical periodontal care, and reducing root caries. Learn effective patient scripting for positive case acceptance.

After ter this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the etiology and management of xerostomia and resulting caries
  • Incorporate effective screening techniques for the over-55 population
  • Communicate more effectively for successful case presentation to this generation

This educational activity is supported by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.


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