Prevention of Oral Diseases through Ageing

17th July 2024, 19:00 to 20:00 BST


In this webinar we will take a preventative public health approach to ageing and oral health, exploring how to prevent oral diseases through the ageing journey and commissioning of care. We will look at the evidence, examples of practice in service and future planning needs.

This webinar series is in partnership with the British Society of Gerodontology.


  • Understand the oral needs of an ageing population.
  • Explore an evidence-based approach to prevention of common oral diseases.
  • Demonstrate the public health approach to prevention and planning of services.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this webinar, attendees should be able to:

  • Improve their knowledge of the challenges of an ageing population from a public health perspective.
  • Explore the public health evidence in population prevention strategies.
  • Gain understanding of public health and primary care planning of services.

GDC Development Outcomes

Development Outcomes C and D

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Our panellists include:

  • Dr Rakhee Patel - Senior Clinical Lecturer and Consultant in Dental Public Health, King’s College London and NHS England, London Region.

  • Andrew Biggadike - Regional Lead for Secondary, Community & Specialist Dentistry. Dentistry, Optometry & Pharmacy, Commissioning Hub. Hosted by NHS North East London ICB on behalf of the London ICBS

  • Dr Gerry McKenna (Chair) Dr Gerry McKenna is a senior Lecturer / Consultant in Restorative Dentistry at Queen's University in Belfast. 


1 Hour

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A recording of the webinar will be made available on this page in the days following the live broadcast.

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