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Treating our seasoned patients, who are often considered high risk, can pose challenges that may affect daily life of the elderly. With hundreds of medications listing xerostomia as a side effect, the oral implications of aging and disease management is a common concern. Add in dexterity and mobility concerns the ability to care for oneself often deteriorates drastically.
Gain the knowledge to recognize the cause and challenges to personal and professional care to provide customized solutions to treat the conditions and improve care. Review homecare recommendations for optimized oral health that can create strong trusting relationships with your patients.