Oral Health & the Aging Adult
Healthcare providers strengthen their understanding of daily oral care on the aging adult. Gain an understanding of the biological nature of oral health diseases, the physiology of the aging adult and challenges the aging adult encompasses. Participants will be able to recognize normal hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity, potential decay, possible abscesses and oral lesions.
Training covers diseases of the soft tissue, including gingivitis and periodontal disease, as well as review of saliva considerations. Use the training to meet the challenge of oral care needs of aging adults for an extended and improved life.