University of Toronto Geriatric Dentistry Symposium – Updated August 30, 2011

August 30, 2011

The University of Toronto's faculty of dentistry continuing dental education (CDE) department is sponsoring a 1-day symposium on October 15 that will focus on treatment considerations for the elderly. The event will place an emphasis on presenting practical clinical procedures that can be implemented in the dental office.

The symposium, Geriatric Dentistry: What Will Your Dental Practice Look Like in Ten Years?, will feature national experts from the field of geriatric dentistry. Some of the symposium speakers have provided JCDA with brief, narrated versions of their presentations to give dentists an idea of what to expect in Toronto. You can view these presentations below.

For more details on how to register for this CE symposium, visit www.utcde.ca/course-pages-11-12/geriatric-dentistry.php.

  Dr. Peter Cooney - Report on the findings of the Oral Health Module of the Canadian Health Measures Survey for Adult Canadians 2007- 2009
(Presentation added August 30, 2011)

Report on the findings of the Oral Health Module of the Canadian Health Measures Survey for Adult Canadians 2007-2009. Health Canada, 2011. Reproduced with the permission of the Minister of Health, 2011.

  Dr. Laura Tam - Geriatric Restorative Dentistry
  Dr. Aaron Fenton - Dentistry for our Future – Your Practice in the Baby Boomer Era
  Dr. Shaheen Husain - Achieving Optimal Oral Health in the Cognitively Impaired Elderly

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