This session will review caries in the elderly drawing on national data including a summary of a recent survey of mildly dependent older people. This information will be overlaid with evidence- based approaches for the treatment and prevention of caries using high fluoride toothpastes and varnish.
To review the available information about caries among older people and consider key evidence- based preventive messages and actions for caries in this population.
- Provide an overview of the latest dental national data on the ageing population
- Review of the latest data on mildly dependent older people
- Delivering evidence-based caries prevention in the elderly using high fluoride toothpaste and varnish