World Leaders in Proactive Healthcare Collaboration

7 Foods that Fight Inflammation

With the enormous amount of information thrown at us and incredulous diets going around making all sorts of false claims, what should we eat to get healthy and stay healthy? What does chronic inflammation do? It leads to all sorts of systemic diseases, including but not limited to cancer. The solution is simple: Stop eating…

Shirley Gutkowski AAOSH Webinar

Webinar: The Primal Airway

Course Description The epigenetic changes that have occurred to the face have changed the airway fast, by evolutionary standards, but slow enough to make us think that what appears as common is really normal. It’s becoming obvious that we are proving the Pottenger Hypothesis, that our food is making us not only sick, but changing…

bruxism, teeth clenching, parafunction, OMT

OMG, What’s OMT?

Over the last century, genetic changes have occurred affecting the entire face. It’s getting smaller. Studies from titans like Drs. Westin A. Price and Frances Pottenger have given us a framework of questions to ask today. Drs. Kevin Boyd and Marianna Evens are digging deep to see exactly what happened since then. The basic thesis…

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Can sugary drinks damage your brain?

New research suggests that excess sugar—especially the fructose in sugary drinks—might damage your brain. Researchers using data from the Framingham Heart Study (FHS) found that people who drink sugary beverages frequently are more likely to have poorer memory, smaller overall brain volume, and a significantly smaller hippocampus—an area of the brain important for learning and…

Dr. Kyle Ash

Webinar: CAMBRA: Changing The Oral Systemic Condition And Quality Of Life Of Your Patient

Course Description Explain the overall mission of CAMBRA. Understand how CAMBRA relates to the oral systemic connection. Describe how CAMBRA can initiate new programs such as COHI through like minded dental and medical professionals worldwide. Explain how COHI educates non-professionals or caregivers about preventive dentistry and medicine. Explain how CAMBRA changes the quality of life…

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Does Gum Disease Boost Death Risk in Postmenopausal Women?

Gum disease and tooth loss may be associated with a higher risk of death among postmenopausal women, according to a new study. The research also links loss of all natural teeth with an increased risk of death, but not an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Periodontal disease, a chronic inflammatory disease of the gum and connective…

Jim Hyland

Webinar: Predictably Control the High Risk Pathogens that Cause Periodontal Disease

  Course Description Drs. Bradley Bale‎/Doneen/Vigerust wrote in the British Medical Journal November 2016 “high risk periodontal pathogens cause heart attacks.” “‎It means PD due to these high-risk microbes must be treated effectively to reduce the risk of ASVD. The definition of PD must include a diagnosis of the specific underlying pathogens causing the PD”.…

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Diffusing Dental Anxiety with Aromatherapy

Today’s dental practice looks nothing like our father’s dental practice. There have been mind-blowing advances in technology that allow us to create crowns in an hour, detect caries with a laser, remove decay and restore a tooth without anesthesia, and identify pathogenic periodontal bacteria with a spit test. Unfortunately, in some instances the trends in…

Dr. Susan Maples

Webinar: Oral Cancer from Love and Other Drugs

  Course Description We are all aware that HPV invasion has long surpassed tobacco and alcohol as the leading cause of oral cancer, and it’s increasing at 30% a year. One person every 20 minutes of every day, all year long is getting cancer caused by HPV. In the U.S. we now have more HPV-oral…

diabetes medicine

Diabetes Could Cause up to 12% of US deaths

The proportion of deaths attributable to diabetes in the US is as high as 12 percent—three times higher than estimates based on death certificates suggest—a new analysis shows. For a new study, published in PLOS ONE, researchers used two large datasets that included more than 300,000 people to estimate the fraction of deaths attributable to diabetes…

gastric reflux

The Connection Between Gastric Reflux, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, & Diet

AAOSH’s stated purpose is “Connecting Medicine and Dentistry to Save Lives.” Gastric reflux, obstructive sleep apnea, and diet illustrate both oral and whole body connections that have life-altering implications. Gastric Reflux involves the backflow of stomach acids, bile, and digestive enzymes upward through the open esophageal sphincter, the esophagus (Gastroesophageal Reflux/Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease/GERD), and the…

medical and dental professionals

Re-Examine Your Examination

With a national healthcare crisis looming, dental professionals can help. By 2050, the U.S. CDC has projected that one in three Americans will be diabetic and a recent Harvard study projected the obesity rate will average 42%. Rising disease means rising disability, doctor shortages, and astronomical costs. None of us are hopeful that our government…