Interface between Dementia and Oral Health


The state of oral health can be one of the indicators of dementia. Dementia is a progressive condition and  it is important to establish a dental care programme at, or soon after, a diagnosis. Maintaining oral health brings benefits in terms of self-esteem, dignity, social integration and nutrition. FGDP (UK) is organising a one-day seminar here at the Royal College of Surgeons of England on Friday 2 October 2015, to examine and discuss the link between  dementia and oral health.

Whether you work in a care homes environment with a duty to ensure that residents' healthcare needs are met or you work in a dental practice and need to understand more on consent to treatment and dementia, this is an eye-opening and informative event. A host of prominent figures from a range of organisations, influencial in the world of dementia and oral health research will be speaking on this topical issue.

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For more information on the event programme, or to reserve a place, please email the FGDP(UK) Research Officer Amrita Narain via



The Royal College of Surgeons of England


Central London

Contact name:

Amrita Narain

Contact telephone:

020 7869 6750

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