Live Webinar: Geriatric Dentistry: Are You Ready for the Gray Tsunami?

Saturday, August 20, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Pacific time)


This course will be a live webinar offered through Zoom, which enables you to participate in interactive, distance learning through your own computer or tablet. This live interactive webinar will count towards in-person instructional hours per the Dental Board of California. However, this may vary for license renewal in other states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of his/her state licensing board(s).


This three-hour course will provide a health-centered approach to treating the medically complex, geriatric population in a dental setting. The initial section of the lecture will cover the epidemiology and demographics of the geriatric dentistry patient population. Pre-treatment medical assessment and interprofessional communication strategies will be discussed, in addition to caries risk assessment, periodontal assessment and occlusal disease evaluation. Treatment strategies for these complex patients will be presented and several patient cases will be given as examples. This is the first time this course will be presented in the San Francisco Bay Area.

You Will Learn:

  • To identify the demographics of the geriatric population in the United States
  • To analyze common medical conditions and pharmacology associated with the geriatric populations
  • To review the Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA) protocols for patients
  • To synthesize information from case presentations relating to restorative dentistry, oral surgery and removable and implant prosthodontics for geriatric patients


Who Should Attend:

This webinar is designed for dentists, specialists and all members of the dental team wishing to learn more about treating geriatric patients.

About Us

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is one of the nation's premier dental schools and has served the Bay Area community for more than 100 years. The dental school is committed to excellence and innovation in education, research, community service and patient care. The Division of Continuing Dental Education is dedicated to educating dental professionals by providing the highest quality CE programs available in dentistry today.



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CE Credit

CEU: Units - 3

This activity is designated for 3 units of continuing education credit.

Course Fees

Tuition: $195 Dentists; $165 Allied Dental Professionals



Tim Verceles, DDS, is an assistant professor at the Dugoni School of Dentistry in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences and is a faculty member in the Special Needs Clinic. He graduated from UCSF School of Dentistry and earned a BS in genetics from UC Davis. He completed a GPR at the VA Palo Alto. He is former AEGD program director and chief of dentistry at Highland Hospital in Oakland. He maintains a practice in Hayward, CA and provides hospital dentistry for several skilled nursing facilities and medical centers in the San Francisco Bay Area.



The interactive webinar will be hosted by Zoom


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