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Oral Health Care

Susanne Kölare Jeffrey, DDS, PhD

Department of Oral Health Sciences
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

School of Dentistry
University of Washington

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Compare and contrast normal and accelerated aging changes in the oral cavity.
  • Describe how to compensate for effects of medications causing a dry mouth.
  • Provide preventative oral care for community dwelling elderly and elderly in assisted living facilities.

[From the Winter 2017 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]

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which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands within the Suquamish, Tulalip and Muckleshoot nations.

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