AMDA – Dedicated to Long Term Care has announced its Oral Health in the Long Term Care Setting Tool Kit.
Nov 21, 2013
Some people do their best thinking during meditation or yoga. For others it’s the shower, or while they’re swimming from Cuba to Florida. Personally, some of my deepest, most insightful thoughts...
Bill would increase dental services in nursing homes
Sep 20, 2013
A bill introduced in both houses of Congress seeks to expand Medicare coverage for dental services and provide more oral care in long-term care facilities.
Vivacious smiles for seniors
Joel Glicksman, D.D.S.
Aug 26, 2013
A lot of things happen when you turn 80: you’re officially retired and the dream of competing in the Iron Man triathlon or climbing Mount Everest has faded. But, enjoying each and every meal, eating...
Getting to the root of a dental care epidemic
Aug 09, 2013
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...
Senior dental care in facilities
Mar 04, 2013
Many long-term care residents are not provided with acceptable dental care, as oral health is often low on staff’s priority list. If more facilities focused on dental care, they would find that it...
Proposed legislation would expand dental care and services to Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and...
Jun 08, 2012
Two lawmakers introduced sweeping legislation Thursday that would enable nursing homes and other health centers to offer dental care and insurance coverage to seniors, children and low-income individuals.