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Oral Health for Seniors: Patient Management and Helpful Resources

Good oral health is essential at any stage in life, but for older members of the community it is especially important. The health of our mouths affects our overall health and as we get older things can become complicated.

In this video, Dr. Judy Flecknell, general dentist and former residential care facility administrator from Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, discusses some of the oral health complications that seniors face. She offers advice on how to best manage senior patients in the office and highlights valuable resources on optimizing oral health at home.

“You have to take your time with seniors. They are special people who deserve a little extra care.”


Dr. Judy Flecknell


Watch the Conversation (6'24")