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The objective of this article was to report some preventive strategies in Geriatric dentistry. The aging population brings a huge number of implications such as physiological changes, the systemic diseases, the physical and mental disabilities, among others. But the Geriatric dentistry is a fundamental science not only in curative treatment, restorative, like the preventive measures. Concluded that the government need invest more resources in the matter of Geriatric dentistry and this aspect the preventive activities educational odontogeriatrics are essential and must be performed frequently by dentists. Professionals should know the biopsychosocial aspects of old age, and through preventive strategies, implement health promotion with the objective of quality of life in this age group.