30. Managing the Elderly – a burdensome chore or a window into the successful dental practice of the future… Dr Peter Foltyn


Friday 3rd May, 2:35 PM – 3:20 PM, HALL E

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Baby boomers are now 70+ and a completely different cohort to 70yr olds from 40 years ago who were then primarily edentulous. Having natural or restored teeth in later life is beneficial on many levels; however, the implications of oral and dental health deficits in both ageing and systemic health needs to better appreciated by the profession as well as our health regulators. But there is a silver lining.

Learning Outcomes:

To understand the importance of better oral health in the elderly

Preparing your older patient for residential Aged Care

Talking about the elderly to your patients will bring in referrals

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