Dr. Kauffman is a worldwide leader in Geriatric Dentistry. With 30 years of specialized experience in her own practice, as well as providing services to local nursing homes and hospitals, she is experienced in the needs, challenges, and techniques involved with providing high quality oral health care for older patients.
Even after a lifetime of good care, dental fillings are often a necessary restorative service for older patients. Not...Read More
Preventative care is one of the most important aspects of good dental care for patients of any age. Regular...Read More
For 30 years, Dr. Kauffman has been dedicated to providing and promoting excellent dental care for older patients. As an educator, leader, and a dentist dedicated to geriatric service, she has provided the underserved population of older patients with the dental care they really need.
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"These testimonials were taken from comments on The Washington Post. “Dr. Kauffman is a real angel. What a beautiful gift of needed service for her patients.” “So many services, such as dentistry and optometry are lacking in nursing homes and for shut-ins. My father’s glasses were mangled..."
"My Dad is 100 years old. He developed dementia a few years ago. Recently his dentures broke in half, and a tooth went missing. Not having dentures made mealtimes challenging. His food needed to be mashed to make it easier for him to eat. Speaking was a little difficult..."
"Thanks for publishing the fascinating piece on Dr. Alisa Kauffman . It’s alway refreshing to find there are people out there whose work – and attitude toward life – can put a smile on our faces. I hope the writers of the endless letters – pro..."
"Alisa Kauffman travels the urban frontier alone. She brings attention to a need for the coordination of comprehensive dental/medical services for the elderly. As the population continues to age, these critical services need to be readily available for non-ambulatory patients. The challenge is for Penn – the national..."
"I enjoyed reading ‘House Dentist’. I appreciate that you highlighted the good work that Penn Alum’s do in their professions, with an eye towards service and underserved communities. I hope you write more articles like that in the future and thank you to Alisa Kauffman and Steven..."
"Congratulations on the fabulous article regarding the life-giving work and comic adventures of Dr. Alisa Kauffman. Such a tremendous understanding of the needs of our elderly, and the ability she obviously has to deliver that care, is quite admirable. I am proud to note that there are many..."
"Dearest Alisa, Thank you for your very sweet email. You made yesterday such a pleasure. I wish everyone I had to deal with in my life could be just like you. You are beyond sweet and lovely. I wish I could have known you prior to this happening to..."
"Dear Dr. Kauffman, You made the impossible treatment happen and I have the perfect result. I am eternally grateful for everything you did for me. You are truly a master dentist and there should be more people like you to help others like me! Best, Elizabeth Philbin"
"Thank you Dr. Kauffman for making me feel great again. Love, Sarah"
"Dear Dr. Kauffman, I can’t thank you enough for helping me in a time of crisis!!! I couldn’t eat or smile until you were able to fix my teeth ! And thank you even more for doing it so quickly. God bless you and I hope you inspire more..."
If you or someone you love is in need of in home dental care, Geriatric House Call Dentistry can help. Working with families, caretakers, and physicians, we aim to provide the best possible care for our older patients. Contact us today to learn more about house call dentistry or to schedule an appointment.