This course explores the obligation dental care providers have to assist older adults in planning their future dental needs. The importance of an accurate medical history will be discussed as well as the need to create an individual dental hygiene care plan based on the patient’s medical history findings and, in particular, the presence of any chronic disease. Dental assessments, treatment plans and their implementation in a general practice setting will be examined as well as the caregiver’s role in helping to address identified needs.
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Disclaimer: Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.Note: Registration is required to take test.
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Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.
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8/1/2017 to 7/31/2021
Provider ID# 211886