Dementia-friendly dentistry

15:30 - 16:15

By 2021, more than a million people in the UK are expected to be living with dementia, and oral health care for those with dementia is one aspect where improvements can make a substantial difference to quality of life. This session with explain how dental professionals have a role in helping ensure high standards of care for those with dementia.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how dementia and oral heath can affect one another
  • Be aware of current guidelines on dementia-friendly dentistry
  • Identify ways the dental team can provide optimal care for patients living with dementia