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ISDS Monthly Webinar Series: Aging, Alzheimer's & Oral Health


Total Credits: 1 Self Study

Average Rating:
   17
Topic Areas:
Aging & Oral Health
Faculty:
Dr. Joy Poskozim
Duration:
60
Format:
Audio and Video
License:
Never expires.


Description

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and explore the challenges of aging.
  • Recognize the various types of dementia, how each type physically manifests, and the associated oral hygiene care challenges and oral health issues.
  • Discover the role that periodontics plays in the dementia progression.
  • Develop enhanced communication techniques to increase patient cooperation.

ISDS is an approved continuing education (CE) sponsor in the State of Illinois. Courses offered by ISDS, including this one, are approved for CE credit under the Illinois Dental Practice Act for license renewals, including both dentists and dental hygienists.

Faculty

Dr. Joy Poskozim's Profile

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Dr. Joy is a 1990 graduate of Marquette University, and New York University College of Dentistry in 1994. She completed a GPR from Woodhull Medical Center in 2000 where she was awarded Resident of the Year.

Dr. Joy’s true passion is being an advocate for the geriatric population. She is the dental director for several nursing care facilities as well as a house call dentist. She has been in private practice for over 20 years, practicing integrative health general dentistry at her office on the northwest side of Chicago, and has been performing dental procedures on the home-bound for 10 years. Through this experience Dr. Poskozim has earned her Fellowship with the Special Care Dental Association Geriatric Council.  

Dr. Joy has been treating senior community residents in the comfort of their own rooms for over ten years. During this time, not only has she been making house calls across Chicagoland, but also educating certified nursing assistants, caregivers, nurses, and administrators. Dr. Poskozim has written extensively on the subject of geriatric house call dentistry.  


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