Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Explain the motivations for choosing or declining dental care as a person ages.

  • Discuss the importance of taking an accurate medical history.

  • Describe the significance of a patient’s systemic disease and medication choices on their oral health.

  • Develop a treatment plan based on the patient’s oral examination and feedback.

  • Recognize the role of a caregiver in a patient’s oral health plan.