The Geriatric Boom…Understanding this Unique Population and All That We Can Do for Them in All Phases of Their Oral Care

11/10/2017 PhiladelphiaPennsylvania

The older adult population is growing very quickly in the US, and this populations dental needs deserve a course all their own! Join Dr. Graham as he helps you understand this unique population and how to customize the approach of your clinical practice to meet the needs of your aging client. Topics covered include: treatment planning, preventative care, reparative dentistry, medical considerations.

 

Participants receive 7 CEUs.

Event takes place from 8 am to 4 pm EST.

INTRODUCTION

The biggest boom in dentistry will be the ever growing geriatric population. What is a geriatric patient? Is it age dependent and the answer is not really! Decisions are often very challenging on what is best for the patient. Treatment planning and case presentations will be shown for this growing segment within our practices.

Highlights of the Course:

  • Prevention is for all ages and doesn’t stop here!
  • Customizing your approaches for plaque, xerostomia and so much more.
  • Reparative dentistry, when, where and why and what materials are best to utilize.
  • Grafting decisions and why you need to incorporate these into your practice.
  • Direct restorative materials that are must haves for this group.Indirect options that are essential to understand and how embrasures and margins are age dependent.
  • Long-term temporaries for those patients in medical and age related situations that can give you years of service.

SPEAKERS

Speaker - 2 ,PHD

Dr. Lou Graham

Dr. Graham is an internationally recognized lecturer extensively involved in continuing education for dental professionals. His lectures focus on incorporating current clinical advancements through “conservative dentistry.” He emphasizes the same concepts he practices: dental health diagnosis, treatment plans for medically compromised patients, conservative treatment, cosmetic dentistry, and customized approaches to periodontal care, implants and laser dentistry.Dr. Graham is the founder of the Catapult Group, a continuing education company whose philosophy and programs use contemporary, interactive formats to integrate time-proven conservative dentistry with 21st century materials and techniques.Dr. Graham is a published author in many leading national and international dental journals. He is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, Chicago Dental Society and Illinois Dental Association.Dr. Graham is a graduate of Emory Dental School. He is the former Dental Director of the University of Chicago’s Department of Dentistry. He enjoys providing dental care at his multi-specialty private practice group, University Dental Professionals, in Chicago, IL – Hyde Park.Dr. Graham offers half-day, full-day and multi-day lectures, including custom courses and hands-on workshops.

VENUE

Hilton Philadelphia Hotel

Philadelphia, PA