Geriatric Dentistry: Treatment Planning and ManagementDate(s)
Geriatric Dentistry: Treatment Planning and Management
Tomas J. Ballesteros, MS, DMD, FAGD
Subject: 750 Special Care Dentistry
Tuesday, Feb. 15: 7:30–8:30 p.m. CST
Fee: $125 (nonmembers); $75 (members); $37.50 (students)
This webinar will discuss various restorative options for the general dentist when treating the complex geriatric population.
- Be familiar with the aging process and how to assess a geriatric patient.
- Consider what is serviceable dentistry in the geriatric population.
- Understand the different materials that can be used instead of fixed prosthetics in the geriatric population.
Tomas J. Ballesteros, MS, DMD, FAGD, graduated from the University of Florida with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in microbiology as well as food science and human nutrition. After completing his master’s degree, Ballesteros graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 2007. Ballesteros has been working as an assistant professor for the Special Care Center at the Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine for nine years, where he has treated the special care community by performing chairside, operating room and hospital treatment; taught students and residents; lectured; and served on the admissions committee. Ballesteros has served on the New Jersey AGD for 10 years, serving on the executive board as president and chair of CE in Advancing into Mastership. He has also served on the AGD PACE Council for three years. He is a Fellow of AGD and currently working on his mastership.