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Treating Inflammation with Natural Compounds Instead of NSAIDs

Inflammation is rampant today in our society, due largely to our standard American diet, stressful lifestyle, poor sleep habits, and lack of exercise.  Inflammation results in the release of a cascade of cytokines that wreak havoc on nearly every cell, organ, and system in our bodies.  As dental professionals we are confronted with the most…

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New Classification of Periodontitis

Dental professionals now have access to a new classification system for periodontal disease and peri-implant diseases and conditions. This classification is the outcome of the 2017 World Workshop, which was co-sponsored by the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and the European Foundation of Periodontology (EFP), and was held in November 2017 in Amsterdam. 1 The…

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How Oral Care Probiotics Can Enhance Your Patients’ Oral-Systemic Health

Course Description This course will take you through the origin of oral care probiotics, brief science and mechanism of action, how they work, what their benefits are, how they are best used daily and finally, how they will enhance the success of dental treatments and procedures. Learning Objectives Attendees will learn What are oral care…

Jeffrey Hindin, DDS Webinar: Heart Rate Variability & Its Effects on Orofacial Pain, Sleep Disorders, and Dental Treatment

Heart Rate Variability & Its Effects on Orofacial Pain, Sleep Disorders, and Dental Treatment

Course Description Monitoring physiologic function during treatment of orofacial pain, sleep disorders and dental treatment shows effect on autonomic nervous system function and allows for objective analysis of treatment. In this webinar, Dr. Jeffrey Hindin will discuss heart rate variability and how it affects patient care and treatment outcomes. Learning Objectives In this webinar, we will…

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Intelligent Healing: Advanced Treatment Planning To Impact Systemic Health

Course Description In this webinar, Liz Lundry will help you understand the impact of periodontal pathogens on overall health, utilize systemic risk assessment when treatment planning, and understand the medical necessity to reduce dependence on opioids. Learning Objectives Attendees will Create customized treatment plans to optimize healing and achieve remission Integrate advanced technologies, such as…

Oh Baby! Welcome to Total Health Dentistry for Infants and Children

Oh Baby! Welcome to Total Health Dentistry for Infants and Children

Course Description Dental professionals have the potential to change the health decline of America’s youth.  Dr. Susan will explain how integrating infant and pediatric focused programs will bolster your oral-systemic practice like nothing you have yet experienced!  Join us and learn how the influx of young, health-seeking families will help you reduce your dependency on…

Gary Kadi Webinar, What Top Oral Systemic Practitioners Are Doing Differently Now

What Top Oral Systemic Practitioners Are Doing Differently Now

Course Description Join Gary Kadi for this webinar where you will learn the five steps every successful dental team does with each patient on every visit. Adapting Complete Health into your practice results in a consistent, one-of-a-kind patient experience that increases referrals and garners 5 star reviews. Learning Objectives Attendees will learn: Implement Complete Health…

Dental Caries: A simplified Treatment Model, Webinar Presented by Dr. V. Kim Kutsch

Dental Caries: A Simplified Treatment Model

Course Description Dental caries is a complex biofilm mediated disease, significantly influenced by pH, and results in net mineral loss from the teeth. Current research indicates there are multiple known risk factors for the disease including genetic factors. Dental caries also plays a role in systemic disease. Caries management by risk assessment is considered best…

""To ignore significant associations and positive outcomes just because scientific studies have not yet proved causality is negligent."

AAOSH Responds to JADA Editorial that Claims Promoting Oral-Systemic Connection is ‘Premature and Misleading’

The following individuals contributed to this position paper: Jacque Russo, RN, DDS; Susan Estep, DDS; Susan Maples, DDS; DeWitt Wilkerson, DDS; Michael Milligan, DMD; Victoria Richards; Jan Lazarus, RDH; Doug Thompson, DDS; Mark Cannon, DDS; Gary Kadi; Amy Doneen, DNP, ARNP; William Domb, DMD; Chris Kammer, DDS   In the recent issue of the Journal…

Vitamin C: A Basic Treatment for All Pathology, a Webinar Presented by Dr. Thomas Levy on September 19 2018

Vitamin C: A Basic Treatment for all Pathology

Course Description The webinar will aim to discuss increased oxidative stress, especially intracellularly, as the final common denominator in both the etiology and progression of all chronic diseases. The role of toxins as pro-oxidants, along with the counteracting roles of antioxidants such as vitamin C, will be discussed. It will be pointed out that all…

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The Clinician’s Responsibility in Internet Research

Editor’s Note When it comes to scientific research these days, it can be difficult to discern the truth. Between media reports taking one finding out of context and widespread misinformation all over the internet, it can seem impossible to get the information you need to provide the best care to your patients. As clinicians and…

Redesigning the Health History for the Oral Systemic Practice

Redesigning the Health History for the Oral-Systemic Practice

Course Description In most dental offices the health history is meaningless. But not in yours! For the total health dental practice the health history must assist the clinician in risk assessment for Metabolic illnesses, airway/sleep disorders, food sensitivities/allergies, addictions… and the list goes on.  It must  also assist the patient in helping  Identify and “own”…