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About Dr. Hendler
Dr. Kevin Hendler is the Director of Geriatric Dentistry at the Ina T. Allen Dental Center at Wesley Woods. His full time dental practice is limited to treating older adults with a special focus on providing care for individuals with dementia. He joined Emory in 1990, and in 1992 he became the director of the Ina T. Allen Dental Center. Dr. Hendler is also an Associate Professor in the Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics. Dr. Hendler received his DDS with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his residency and advanced training in special patient care with an emphasis in geriatrics at Strong Memorial Hospital and Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, New York. He is a Fellow of the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry and a Diplomate of the American Board of Special Care Dentistry. He is also a Fellow of the International College of Dentists.
Dr. Hendler is a past president of Special Care Dentistry Association, an international organization of oral health professionals who are dedicated to promoting oral health and wellbeing for people with special needs, and past president of the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry. He lectures throughout the United States on geriatric dentistry and is presently working with local organizations to raise awareness about the importance of appropriate oral health in older adults.