An overview of caries in the elderly and a summary of the latest data from a survey of mildly dependent older people

13:30 - 14:15

This session will review caries in the elderly drawing on national data including a summary of a recent survey of mildly dependent older people. This information will be overlaid with evidence-based approaches for the treatment and prevention of caries using high fluoride toothpastes and varnish.   

DURING THIS SESSION ATTENDEES WILL LEARN:

  1. Provide an overview of the latest dental national data on the ageing population  
  2. Review of the latest data on mildly dependent older people
  3. Delivering evidence-based caries prevention in the elderly using high fluoride toothpaste and varnish