The UNC Adams School of Dentistry in conjunction with the Association for Continuing Dental Education (ACDE), along with 30 of its member schools jointly presents the “ACDE LIVE Webinar Series.”
This series features university-based key opinion leaders presenting numerous topics on multiple dates and times. Presentations are available to meet every dental health care professional’s schedule and interests.
This course is designed to examine the impact of common chronic conditions on oral health in older adults. We will discuss relevant chronic diseases, including how poor nutritional intake relates to oral health in medically vulnerable elderly patients. The course will also evaluate the impact of the Age-Friendly Age System innovation on geriatric oral health and what the future of oral health in the elderly may hold.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Understand how to treat healthy aging individuals and aging individual with chronic diseases
- Recognize the 4Ms structure in the Age-Friendly health system, a new platform for geriatric oral health