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Silver Fluoride Workshop- Special Needs & Geriatric Patients

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

$480 – $840

Poor oral hygiene and disease can be more prevalent in ageing patients or those with disabilities. This interactive lecture and workshop continual professional development day will provide clinicians with the awareness and practical solutions to assess, improve and maintain the oral health needs of the ageing and or disabled patient.

Session 1: Geriatric Patient

Ageing population and the role of the dentist
Risk assessment and treatment planning
Preventative treatment options for maintaining oral health in older patients including skills to assist patients with cognitive disabilities.
Silver Fluoride workshop.

Session 2: Special Needs Patient

Theoretical knowledge of the challenges relating to oral disease in special needs patients
Communication techniques with the patient and when appropriate, the carer/family member/guardian.
Workshop instructing carers on oral health care techniques.
Session 3: Workshop – Wheelchairs and transfers to Dental Chairs demonstration with Occupational Therapist


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ADAQ CPD & Training Centre
26-28 Hamilton Place
Bowen Hills, QLD 4006 Australia
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