How do we ensure that all seniors get access to needed dental care? The Santa Fe Group and its partners are looking for answers. Their recent salon, Expanding Oral Healthcare for America’s Seniors, brought leaders together to develop initiatives to improve the understanding on aging and oral health.
In this interview with Compendium, Dr. Richard Valachovic. President and CEO of the American Dental Education Association, explains how this issue has always been present but now the focus is on bringing inter-professional education, collaborative care, and a team based approach to the issue, in ways that have not been discussed before.