The MDHA is pleased to offer this webinar by Oral Science to our members.  This webinar is being offered at no charge to MDHA Members and is taking place as follows:


Registration Required – click here to register

Title:  Periodontal Therapy:  An Essential Treatment

Date:  Saturday, March 20th, 2021.

Speaker(s):  Jo-Anne Jones/Kim Miller

Lecture Synopsis:  

We have life-saving potential through the power of our message and the science of our treatment.  If the knowledge shared is put into practice, it will change not only the way we treat periodontal disease but also the outcomes the client receives.  The COVID and post-COVID world provides us with many unique opportunities to effectively impact the quality of lives of every client who is seated in our treatment rooms. 

It’s time to put our words into action and recognize our role in reducing inflammation, sustaining overall health, and potentially saving the lives of our dental clients.  Our time is NOW, let’s take our practice and our client’s health to the next level.

Educational Objectives: Part 1

Upon completion the participant will be able to:

  • Elevate understanding and treatment of periodontal disease as an inflammatory disease vs. a bacterial infection
  • Understand the role of chronic inflammation on initiating disease states within the body
  • Recognize the critical and primary role of the dental hygienist in minimizing the burden of chronic inflammation in a COVID and post-COVID role

Educational Objectives: Part 2

Upon completion the participant will be able to:

  • Illustrate for the client the dangers of chronic systemic inflammation·
  • Understand the utilization of voice activated periodontal charting to educate clients and improve case acceptance
  • Compare ultrasonic efficiency with Guided Biofilm Therapy
  • Employ strategies for effective client communication