Scientific Programme

SCIENTIFIC  PROGRAMME

All sessions are in Athens, Greece Local Time (EEST / +3 UCT)

10:10 EEST Athens, Greece Time (UCT +3)
10:10 ATHENS TIME • 03:10 NEW YORK TIME • 08:10 LONDON TIME • 16:10 TOKYO TIME • 15:10 PERTH TIME

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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9th, 2020
EEST (UTC +3)
(Athens  Time)
Stream 1
10:10-10:30

Welcome and Opening

Prof. Anastasia Kossioni (Greece), ECG President, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Prof. Meletios-Athanasios Dimopoulos, Rector of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Prof. Phoebus Madianos, Dean of the School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Prof. Gregory Polyzois, Chair of the Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Mr. Kostas Bakoyannis, Mayor of Athens, Greece
10:30-11:00
Keynote Lecture 1
Chair: Anastassia Kossioni (Greece)

COVID-19: Recent developments in the management of a multi system disease
Meletios-Athanasios Dimopoulos (Greece)
11:00-11:05 Break
11:05-12:20







Invited Session 1:
Barriers to oral health and access to dental care in older adults

Chair: Vassiliki Anastassiadou, (Greece)
Oral health and inequalities in ageing societies: A public health perspective
Georgios Tsakos (United Kingdom)
Geriatric oral health: A wicked problem. Looking beyond the social determinants
Linda Slack-Smith (Australia)
Infrastructural issues in oral health care for older adults: Perspectives from the little red dot!
Adrian Yap (Singapore)
Discussion
12:20-12:25 Break
12:25-14:05







Invited Session 2:
The oral-systemic connection in older adults


Chair: Murali Srinivasan (Switzerland)
Guidelines for older patients with diabetes mellitus and periodontal disease
Phoebus Madianos (Greece)
Influence of lack of occlusion on cognitive decline among old Japanese
Kazunori Ikebe (Japan)
The association between oral health and nutrition in older adults
Vassiliki Anastassiadou (Greece)
How nutrient deficiencies affect oral health in older adults
Angus Walls (United Kingdom)
Discussion
14:05-15:15 Break - Explore Athens
15:15-16:15 Oral Session 4:
The association of oral with general health in older adults

Chair: Barbara Janssens (Belgium)

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16:15-16:20 Break
16:20-17:35







Invited Session 3:
Dental care delivery systems for frail older adults

Chair: Vassiliki Anastassiadou (Greece)
Dental home care for frail older adults
Laura Kaufman (USA)
Oral healthcare delivery in nursing homes: Turning aversion into pleasure
Barbara Janssens (Belgium)
Virtual visits: Teledentistry for older adults
Jennifer E. Hartshorn (USA)
Discussion
17:35-17:40 Break
17:40-19:00







Invited Session 4:
Gerodontology decision making and treatment planning

Chair: Leonardo Marchini (USA)
Theory in dental geriatrics
Michael I. MacEntee (Canada)
How can oral care in older people be delivered?
Inger Wårdh (Sweden)
Treatment planning for the frail older adults in the age of COVID-19
Ronald Ettinger (USA)
Discussion
EEST (UTC +3) 
(Athens Time)
Stream 2
 11:15-11:30 Satellite Lecture 1
Health starts in the mouth
Tim Übermuth (Germany)

Sponsored by: Bredent
11:30-11:55


Satellite Lecture 2
The use of adhesives for patients with Dentures
Panagiota Saraki (Professional & Scientific Relations Manager P&G, Greece & Bulgaria)

Sponsored by: P & G
11:55-12:00
Break
12:00-13:00 Oral Session 1:
Gerodontology education and prevention


Chair: Hercules Karkazis (Greece)

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13:00-13:05 Break
13:05-14:00 Oral Session 2:
Oral-health related quality of life and treatment preferences in older adults


Chair: Najla Chebib (Switzerland)

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14:00-14:05 Break
14:05-15:05 Oral Session 3:
Hospital, domiciliary and nursing home oral care for older adults


Chair: Hercules Karkazis (Greece)

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15:05-16:10 Break - Explore Athens
16:10-17:05 Oral Session 5:
Oral rehabilitation in older adults


Chair: Gerald McKenna (United Kingdom)

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17:05-17:10 Break
17:10-18:10 Oral Session 6:
Nutrition, prevention and oral epidemiology


Chair: Gerald McKenna (United Kingdom)

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18:10-18:15 Break
18:15-19:15 Oral Session 7:
Ageing research and COVID-19 topics


Chair: Vassiliki Anastassiadou (Greece)
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EEST (UTC +3) 
(Athens Time)
Workshops (limited attendance)
13:50-14:50







Workshop 1:
Geriatrics education for dentists


Chair: Frauke Müller (Switzerland)
Current status of geriatrics education in dentistry at a global level
Sayaka Tada (Singapore)
Geriatrics competences for dentists
Regina Roller-Wirnsberger (Austria)
Geriatrics education in gerodontology at the University of Bern
Martin Schimmel (Switzerland)
Discussion
14:55-16:05









Workshop 2:
Interprofessional education in geriatrics and gerodontology
Chair: Leonardo Marchini (USA)

Interprofessional education in gerodontology: prevalence, strengths, weaknesses and future research
Leonardo Marchini (USA)
Interprofessional education in geriatrics- best practices
Sanja Thompson  (United Kingdom)
The University of Oslo interprofessional education in gerodontology programme
Lene Hove (Norway)
The University of Athens interprofessional education in gerodontology programme
Anastassia Kossioni (Greece)
Discussion
16:15-17:20 Workshop 3:
Meet the Editor: Gerodontology 
Linda Slack Smith (Australia)

 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10th, 2020
EEST (UTC +3) 
(Athens Time)
Stream 1
10:00-11:00 Oral session 8:
ECG/JSG Young Researchers’ Session


Chair: Martin Schimmel (Switzerland) - Koichiro Matsuo (Japan)

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11:05-11:10 Break 
11:10-11:50







ECG Research Award Competition

Chair: Murali Srinivasan (Switzerland)
Risk factors for root caries prevalence in an urban community – dwelling older population
Grigoria Gkavela (Greece)
Development of a consensus on a standard for oral health care in care-dependent older people: an e-Delphi study
Nattida Charadram (Switzerland)
Oral factors and adherence to the Mediterranean diet in an older Greek population
Andrianna Bousiou (Greece)
Discussion
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11:50-11:55 Break
11:55-13:10







Invited Session 5: Dental care for care dependent older people

Chair: Frauke Müller (Switzerland)
Facilitating effective decision making in dental care for people living with dementia
Andrew Geddis-Regan (United Kingdom)
Medical risk assessment for hospital referral of  geriatric dental patients
Flora Zervou-Valvi (Greece)
Mouth Care Matters – Improving the oral health of patients in hospitals in England
Mili Doshi (United Kingdom)
Discussion
13:10-13:15 Break
13:15-13:50 Keynote Lecture 2
Chair: Anastassia Kossioni (Greece)

Diet and longevity
Antonia Trichopoulou (Greece)
13:50-13:55 Break
13:55-15:30







Invited Session 6: Tooth replacement for older adults

Chair: Martin Schimmel (Switzerland)
Material research regarding root caries in older adults
Masanao Inokoshi, (Japan)
Functionally orientated tooth replacement for older adults
Gerald McKenna (United Kingdom)
Adaptation of complete dentures' fabrication techniques in frail older adults
Frauke Müller (Switzerland)
Dental implants for the older edentates
Murali Srinivasan (Switzerland)
Discussion
15:30-15:35 Break
15:35-16:05 Closing - ECG Award Winner - Next Annual Meeting

Chair: Anastassia Kossioni (Greece) - Murali Srinivasan (Switzerland)
16:30-17:00 ECG General Assembly

The ECG General Assembly will take place using Zoom online platform and can be attended only by ECG Members. All ECG members will receive an email with the respective link from the ECG secretary to attend the General Assembly.