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AGD Signs on to Community Letter Urging the Release of the 2020 Surgeon General's Report on Oral Health
Practical Approaches to Geriatric DentistryDate(s)
Subject: 750 Special Patient Care
Thursday, April 22: 7:30–9 p.m. CDT
Audience: Dentists, Hygienists
Fee: $125 (nonmembers); $75 (members); $37.50 (students)
As general dentists, our patient populations are diverse, and, therefore, their needs are diverse. This presentation will provide insight into the demographics, characteristics and challenges of the geriatric population. This course is targeted toward dental health providers who endeavor to provide optimal care for a growing senior adult population.
• Discuss the importance of providing optimal oral care for senior adults.
• Review common social challenges in the senior adult population.
• Manage the link between oral-systemic health conditions in senior adults.
• Identify clinical options associated with common oral health disease in senior adults.
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Mai-Ly Duong, DMD, MPH, MAEd, MAGD, FSCD, FACD, FICD, FPFA, received her Doctor of Dental Medicine and Master of Public Health from A.T. Still University (ATSU). She is a full-time associate professor at the ATSU Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health in The Center for Advanced Oral Health. She works to support students, residents and faculty members treating individuals with special needs and complex medical conditions. She also works as a part-time associate dentist at Sundance Dental Care. Following dental school, she completed a certificate in advanced education in general dentistry from NYU Langone Medical Center. She also completed a Master of Education with a dental emphasis from the University of the Pacific. She holds fellowships in the Special Care Dentistry Association, the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. She has a passion for serving vulnerable populations, such as special needs and older adults. In her free time, she loves to sing and hike.