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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…

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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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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…

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’

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 of the American Dental Association, the guest editorial, “Promoting oral…

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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…

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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”…

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Dentistry in Flux

My office is located in a medical building as part of a large local hospital system occupied by many medical physician offices. As I was walking down the hallway, I was glancing at the many physician door signages:  Dr. So-and-So, CARDIOLOGIST, Dr. So-and-So ENDOCRINOLOGIST, Dr. So-and-So DERMATOLOGIST, and so on. As I got to my…

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The US Healthcare Crisis: An Important Opportunity for the Dental Office

A Unique Opportunity The epidemic of heart disease and diabetes in the United States has us all concerned for the future of our society. The lives of our friends, family, neighbors, children, patients—everyone, really—are risk for diseases that are responsible for 1 in 4 American deaths every year. We discussed in the last editorial how…

Be Crowned as THE Oral Systemic Specialist in Your Community Webinar April 18

Be Crowned as THE Oral Systemic Specialist in Your Community

Course Description Belonging to, collaborating with, and forwarding the new normal for optimal care in dentistry and beyond has been fun, challenging, and of course, very frustrating. How many times have we all said, “Man if they just got what we know, the world would be a different place”? We are the chosen ones. We…