There is strong evidence of the importance of oral health for seniors. Unfortunately, every day, thousands of Americans wake up on their first day of retirement with no dental health benefits. 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, Dr. Fotinos Panagakos, Global Director of Scientific Affairs for Colgate-Palmolive describes the resources and partnerships needed to improve senior oral health.