Paul Batchelor, vice-dean, FGDP (UK) & honorary senior lecturer, University College London
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.
- 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