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Oral Healthcare for Aging Populations

Older patients face unique oral health challenges, and oral healthcare providers must be prepared to support them. Expand your knowledge of care for aging populations with this one-hour, on-demand webinar.


Course Overview

CE Credits
Months Access
Hours to Complete
Post-Course Assessment Questions

People are living longer and keeping their natural teeth. Oral healthcare providers will continue to see an increase in aging adults requiring dental care and must be prepared to provide prevention treatment plans for these high-risk patients. In this webinar, you will learn about risk assessments and the common oral health challenges aging adults face. This valuable session will present treatment options for aging populations, including prescription-strength toothpaste, silver diamine fluoride, and dry mouth relief products.

Expand your knowledge about caring for aging populations during this on-demand webinar, which can be completed at your own pace and on your own schedule during your six-month access period.


Course Credentials

March 2024
Next Review:
March 2027

Course Compatibility

Desktop, laptop, tablet, and smartphone

AGD Code

At the end of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify CAMBRA risk assessments and CDT codes
  • Discuss the research and statistics on the increase of aging adults in the United States
  • Describe the oral health challenges our older patients face, including xerostomia
  • List various preventive options available including indications and applications

Subject Matter Experts

Brooke Crouch is a registered dental hygienist with over 14 years of clinical experience, in private practice and public health. She has provided mobile dentistry in school-based as well as nursing home settings and understands the many challenges faced in accessing oral healthcare. Brooke is proud to serve as the Professional Education Specialist for Elevate Oral Care. She is also a dry mouth advocate as a Sjogren’s sufferer herself. Brooke believes innovation and prevention are necessary for increasing access to equitable care and improving oral health for all. Brooke has disclosed financial interest as an employee of Elevate Oral Care.


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The DALE Foundation is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 9/1/2021 to 8/31/2024. Provider ID# 355127