Mon, 30 January
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Live Webinar: Practical Clinical Gerodontology

Speaker(s): Gerry McKenna

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Practical Clinical Gerodontology

Gerry McKenna

This webinar will provide an overview of the dental management of older patients from a clinical viewpoint. The topics to be covered include prevention, caries management and tooth replacement.

A particular focus will be on functionally orientated treatment planning including the application of the shortened dental arch concept when treating older patients with missing natural teeth. These topics will be addressed from a practical clinical stance but with a strong focus on evidence based care. This webinar will be relevant to all members of the dental team as gerodontology requires a multidisciplinary approach.

The objective is to give practical clinical approaches to managing older patients in dental practice as well as the community or hospital environment.

Release date: 30/01/2017
Expiration date: 30/01/2020

“Practical Clinical Gerodontology” is co-sponsored by Tribune Group GmbH. Tribune Group GmbH is a recognized ADA┬áCERP and AGD PACE provider.


Gerry McKenna

Gerry McKenna is a specialist in Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics working as a Consultant in the Belfast NHS Health and Social Care Trust. His clinical duties are based in the Centre for Dentistry, Queens University Belfast where he provides clinical supervision and teaching for dental undergraduates. He is a Senior Lecturer based within the Centre for Public Health and a member of the Health Services Research Group.

His research is centered on optimizing treatment options for older patients which positively impact their dental and overall health. This research has been awarded a number of prestigious awards including the IADR Hatton Award. His current position combines research, clinical teaching and specialist patient care.

He is the current President of the Irish Division of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and immediate past President of the European College of Gerodontology (ECG).

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