Breathless: Oral signs of a silent epidemic 

Until recently, breathing was not considered a part of dentistry’s scope of practice. With the advent of comprehensive health care and integrative dental medicine, focus on the central role of airway and breathing disorders represents a shift in dentistry’s approach to patient care.

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Ep. 377: Holistic Dental Hygiene with Barbara Tritz, RDH

Listen in as we talk with the “Queen of Dental Hygiene” and biologic dental hygienist, Barbara Tritz, RDH. She explains why she became a biologic dental hygienist and discusses ozonated water, the SMART technique for removing mercury restorations, and why she uses a microscope in her operatory.

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Ep. 384: Oral Cancer Screening with Ellen Myers, RDH, BS

After listening to this episode, you should be able to, Appreciate the importance of performing oral cancer screenings on every patient. Learn the shocking statistics associated with oral cancer diagnoses. Understand the importance of early detection and utilizing education and technology. Recall that there are multiple strains of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and not all are cancerous.

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Management of oral infections: Part 2

This is part two of a two-part course on managing oral infections. It includes clinical and diagnostic features of bacterial, viral, and fungal infections. Clinical recommendations and current scientific literature and management strategies are reviewed. 

3 CE Credits

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