Hebrew SeniorLife and Boston University's Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine signed a new affiliation agreement that will include more training for aspiring dentists in geriatric dental medicine.
While easy and relatively quick actions can reduce the severity of oral health issues developing over time, they are some of the most challenging activities to consistently attend to in many managed care settings.
The MouthWatch Home Dental Monitoring System allows providers to look at long-term care residents with an easy-to-use intraoral camera.
A friend who is a dentist used to regularly see residents at a nearby facility. There, he would examine patients and make arrangements for them to visit his dental office when necessary. But he stopped doing this about two years ago. Why? The hassle just wasn't worth it.