Kiss Your Dentist Goodbye - xylitol

Kiss Your Dentist Goodbye

I love dentistry and for over forty years I have passionately educated and empowered patients to be successful with their oral health and avoid dental treatments. This was why I wrote Kiss Your Dentist Goodbye, to share this knowledge and explain the preventive side of oral health to desperate patients. My excitement about AAOSH was […]

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diabetes, periodontal disease

The Not So Sweet Truth about Diabetes

Today diabetes affects 29 million adults in the US, and the CDC has estimated that by 2050 that number will grow to 105 million—that’s one in three adults!  Our country faces the paralyzing cost of treatment as well as the loss of productivity that goes hand-in-hand with chronic illness. How does this impact us as […]

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bruxism, teeth clenching, parafunction

Parafunction or Protective Function?

For years we have searched for answers regarding why some of our patients clench and/or grind their teeth. We have blamed this parafunctional activity on everything from premature occlusal contacts, dysfunctional mandibular position (too far forward, too far backward, too much vertical, too little vertical, in “CR,” not in “CR”), and of course emotional and psychological stress. We often […]

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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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Douglas Chase, DDS, FICCMO

Webinar: Oral-Systemic Clinical Care

Presented by Douglas Chase, DDS, FICCMO   Wednesday, June 15, 2016 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CDT Course Description Come join our exploration on how the oral cavity provide a foundation for systemic pathology. Course will discuss the inflammatory Pathophysiology, particularly biofilm, and the new thinking on its impact on the body…not just the teeth. […]

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Medical-Dental Collaboration

Where do We Fall Short With the Oral-Systemic Connection?

Practicing dentistry for nearly a decade and half has opened my eyes to a wide variety of exciting breakthroughs. I have witnessed first hand the constant change that lead dentists and other health professionals in search of the newest and latest ideas in equipment, material, practice management, and business techniques. Exciting disciplines such a sleep therapy, botox injections, orthodontia, periodontology, […]

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Toothpaste - Triclosan

4 Reasons to Say “No” to Triclosan

We live in a world currently suffering from a serious case of antibacterial overkill. There are many environmental toxins that we are exposed to today, but did you know that your toothpaste contains a very dangerous one? Triclosan is an insidious additive meant to fight the spread of germs, but with the emergence of drug-resistant […]

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Gary Kadi - AAOSH Webinar Series

Webinar: The Step-By-Step Guide to Partnering with a Medical Provider

Presented by Gary Kadi   Wednesday, April 20, 2016 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CT Course Description In a compelling one-hour webinar, AAOSH board member Gary Kadi will stand at the forefront of dentistry and medicine. As the clinical evidence around the oral systemic connection and the benefits of being a Complete Health Dentist builds every […]

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Doug Thompson - AAOSH Webinar Series

Webinar: Wellness Opportunities in Clinical Dentistry

Presented by Doug Thompson, DDS   Wednesday, May 25, 2016 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CDT Course Description Having a standardized approach to the dental exam can provide opportunities to discuss many aspects of overall health with your patients.  This program will outline seven key foundational elements of the examination that is comprehensive and thorough. This […]

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Lisa Marie Samaha, AAOSH webinar presenter

Webinar: Transform the Way You Heal Your Patients

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CDT Course Description Extensive oral/systemic research has revealed the devastating effects of periodontal disease. Without proper diagnosis and treatment, this complex disease can lead to life-threatening conditions including heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, pregnancy complications, cancers, and more. In this webinar, Dr. […]

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