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Elder Care Symposium

The Elder Care Symposium was presented by the ADA Practice Institute on Friday, June 28, 2019.

Symposium presentations are now available for download (below) and will remain available until Sept. 15, 2019.

Program Overview

This symposium was designed to boost awareness of elder care and oral health, highlight the relationship between oral health and systemic health of this highly vulnerable population, and present reliable and credible information and practical solutions to help dentists succeed in improving the oral health, and overall health, of the senior population.

Symposium Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of serving older patients and the growing population of patients that need care
  • Understand how oral health issues change with age
  • Understand the relationship between oral health and systemic health of this vulnerable population
  • Understand how silver diamine fluoride works and applications of it when treating senior populations

6.0 Continuing Education (CE) Hours

Recognition Statement

The ADA is a CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

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Conference Details and Presentation Downloads

  • Agenda
  • Speakers
  • Presentation downloads