Jim Hyland

Webinar: Pink in the Sink is Health Down the Drain

Presented by Jim Hyland, BSc, DDS   Wednesday, August 17, 2016 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CDT Course Description Despite dentistry’s current standard of care, more than 75% of dental patients have some form of periodontal disease. Despite decades of following conventional wisdom and status quo protocols, periodontal disease is not being accurately diagnosed nor effectively […]

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AAOSH responds to the AP flossing report

AAOSH Responds to the AP Flossing Report

A recent report by the Associated Press (AP) calls into question the health benefits of flossing, suggesting that no scientific evidence links flossing to better oral health. Unfortunately, the media coverage of this report has led many people to believe that flossing is not important for oral or overall health. In today’s world we look […]

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What is an Oral Systemic Practice? The Levels of Complete Health Dentistry

Two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles onions on a sesame seed bun. If you were a kid in the late seventies you know that this was the Big Mac commercial that played over and over. Almost everyone could recite the ingredients, and, unfortunately for our health, billions have been “served.” What does […]

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Ellie Phillips

How to Become & Stay Healthy

Each year at our Scientific Sessions, AAOSH arranges for discounted health screenings: CIMT, BioPhotonic scans, OralDNA bacterial testing, CRP, and A1c. In an effort to promote total health and wellness among our group, we celebrate the healthiest AAOSH member by inviting the person who gets the best cumulative results to our next Scientific Session free […]

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The DDS-MD Breakup: The Patient Health & Legal Consequences

History takes a toll on everything and, as we read earlier, on the dental and medical professions. What gives? Both professions are well and happy, but both still suffer from professional myopia—just cruising along on autopilot. Everything appears fine on the surface, but just like a large river there are some very turbulent currents below […]

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The Historical Dentist/Physician Professional Relationship

To understand why two healthcare treating professions are not “together” requires a little history. After understanding the historical aspects of this professional separation, it will be just as important to understand the legal malpractice nightmare that is on the horizon. Dentistry and medicine treat the same body, where one health problem can cross into both […]

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2016 Scientific Session

Webinar: 2016 Scientific Session Preview

Presented by DeWitt Wilkerson, DDS   Wednesday, July 20, 2016 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CDT Course Description In this 2016 Scientific Session Preview webinar, AAOSH board member Dewitt Wilkerson will give a preview of the program and speakers for the 2016 AAOSH Annual Scientific Session to be held September 16-17, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Each year, […]

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oral cancer screening

Oral Cancer: What You Don’t Know Can Kill You

Ask almost anyone in the US if they know what the self breast examination is, how it is done, and what one is looking for when doing it and, more than likely, they will answer with a resounding “YES”—both men and women. Now ask those same people if they have similar knowledge for oral cancer, […]

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