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Oral Infection & the Systemic Disease Connection

Oral Microbes and Systemic Disease Over the last twenty plus years, dental disease has been reported to be associated with numerous systemic diseases[1], including, heart disease[2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9], atherosclerotic lesions[10] [11], diabetes[12] [13], and neurological diseases[14] [15] [16] [17] [18] [19] [20] [21] [22] [23], brain abscesses[24], precancerous gastric lesions,[25]…

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From the Concept of “Inflammaging” to P4 Medicine

Human aging is characterized by a chronic low grade on inflammation and this phenomenon has been called “inflammaging.” Inflammaging is a significant risk factor for mortality in elderly people. Aging phenotypes: Change in Body Composition (Less Muscle Mass) Less Efficient Energy Production & Utilization Loss of Metabolic Homeostasis Decrease in Acquired Immunity Increase in Low-Grade…

Dave Striegel AAOSH Webinar

Webinar: A Science-Based Approach to Communicating the Oral-Systemic Message to Your Patients and Your Team

Course Description With the proliferation of technology designed to assist in communication with both patients and teams, we in the field of dentistry are unintentionally becoming disconnected from the people we work with and the people we serve.  In this course, Dr. Dave Striegel shares the latest research in neuroscience and psychology that points to…

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Oral Medicine: The New Standard of Care for Dental Hygienists

Can you imagine going to work on any given day and know that another life was in your hands?  Would your perception about dentistry change if we shifted from saving teeth to saving lives?  Would we be inspired to engage each patient with the objective of helping them live longer, healthier and fuller lives? The…

Becky Matthews Jacque Russo Webinar

Webinar: Transform Your Hygiene Department into a Wellness Center

Course Description Looking for ways to empower your hygiene department?  A way to distinguish your practice through community awareness?  How about a way to improve your patients’ lives? Dr. Jacque Russo will be interviewing Becky Matthews, RDH, who routinely produces $2,000 in the hygiene department by offering wellness coaching to her patients and you can…

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Prevention & Wellness: Patient Education in the Oral-Systemic Practice

As dental health practitioners, we often see patients at their dental visits who assume that their mouths are healthy because they don’t feel any pain; and yet, upon examination and testing discover that they have severe oral infection and disease. The truth is that how healthy you are can be a tricky question in the absence…

Uche Odiatu Webinar

Webinar: Great Guts – Live Life Well

Course Description Your gut flora. Your resident microbiome. Your 100 trillion little friends that call you home. Microscopic, yet enough to make your skin crawl. Recently scientists are paying them more attention as they pull a lot of weight. When they’re happy – you feel great. When they’re annoyed you may not want to leave…

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Estrogen Therapy for Osteoporosis May Prevent Gum Disease

Estrogen therapy treatment for osteoporosis may also help prevent gum disease, according to a new study that looked at the prevalence of periodontitis in postmenopausal women. Women over the age of 50 who took estrogen for osteoporosis—in which bones become weak and brittle from tissue loss—were 44 percent less likely to have severe periodontitis than…

Mark Cannon AAOSH Webinar

Webinar: Evolutionary Oral Medicine

Course Description The epidemic of chronic diseases did not start overnight, but has its origin thousands of years ago. The first sign was the shift in the oral microbiome, but then the other “gateway” microbiomes would shortly follow. How did this all happen? What can we do to “save mankind”? Action is absolutely required as…

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‘Backing it Up’ with Functional Nutrition and Oral Health

Oral health impacts the health of the entire body. You likely already know this! The mouth is a portal to the gastrointestinal organs where the digestion and absorption that we do day-in-and-day-out occurs. And digestion and absorption are how we interface with the food we eat. It’s where food meets physiology. If those key organs…

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Water Water Everywhere…and Not a Drop to Drink

That’s how 1/3 of Americans feel about tap water. They prefer bottled for a variety of reasons, and many claim they can even taste the difference. Truth is, bottled water is considered less safe than tap and in repeated taste tests, we fail to discern the difference. The Safe Drinking Water Act (of the EPA)…

AAOSH Leadership on the Dentistry Uncensored Podcast

AAOSH Leadership on the Dentistry Uncensored Podcast

Drs. Jacque Russo and Chris Kammer recently appeared on the Dentistry Uncensored Podcast with Howard Farran to discuss oral-systemic health and the future of healthcare. Listen to this podcast on iTunes >> To learn more about our 7th Annual Scientific Session, visit the event page >>