This presentation discusses aspects of dementia as they relate to dentistry, with a focus on how patients living with dementia may present to their dentist and how issues that can arise from the dementia can be dealt with in a patient-centred way. Case-based scenarios will be used to increase the relevance of the topics discussed.
Aims and Objectives
• To have an understanding of the difficulties that patients living with dementia may experience in a dental environment
• To have an awareness of the FGDP Dementia-friendly Dentistry guidance
• To discuss scenarios that may occur in general practice.