Speaker Information

Dr. Linda Niessen
Joplin, MO
Aging & Oral Health

Fr327 - Successful Aging: Oral Health for the Prime of Life
Date/Time: 3/17/2023   9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Type: General   Handouts: No

Room: GWCC - A407
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff, Spouses, Students
Geriatric Medicine
AGD Code: 750

American adults are living longer than ever and breaking stereotypes as they age. Today’s grandmother is more likely to be wearing braces than dentures. This program discusses changes associated with aging and their impact on oral health. Learn how to address common chronic diseases in older adults and how they affect oral health. Prevention isn’t just for kids. Cases will illustrate how the efforts of the dental team can help our patients age successfully.