Geriatric Dentistry: How One Dentist Treats a Growing Population [Podcast]

By November 20, 2020No Comments

Dr. Joy Poskozim chats about her efforts in treating the geriatric population, how she got started with geriatric dentistry, and what her goals are for the future.

This is episode 15 of Beyond the Mouth, an ongoing podcast series in which ADA’s Dr. Betsy Shapiro chats with a diverse group of people who can help with the non-clinical challenges dentists experience every day.

More about Dr. Joy Poskozim

Dr. Joy Poskozim has been treating senior community residents in the comfort of their own rooms for over ten years. During this time, not only has she been making house calls across Chicagoland, but also educating the certified nursing assistants, caregivers, nurses, and administrators as well. Dr. Poskozim has written extensively on these subjects and provides seminars to residents and their caregivers. Dr. Poskozim is a 1990 graduate of Marquette University and New York University College of Dentistry in 1994. She completed a GPR from Woodhull Medical Center in 2000 where she was awarded Resident of the Year. She is a Fellow of the Special Care Dentistry Association Geriatric Council, a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Illinois State Dental Society, the Chicago Dental Society, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and the Gerontology Society of America.

Are you, or someone you know in need of dental care but cannot leave their home in Chicago? Dr. Joy Poskozim can help! Contact her by filling out the form below: