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SESSION III: THE ELITE DENTAL HYGIENE POWER HOUSE: Nutrition, Holistic Alternatives, and Oral Health


COST: $75 per participant
CE Credit Units (CEU): 4

Course Goals:

This session outlines and discusses the relationship between a diet conducive to sustaining good oral health.

Course Objectives:

This session’s goals will be achieved by:

  • A nutritional inventory as well as all food groups will be addressed to apply to each patient’s pre-treatment interviews and medical history reviews.
  • The importance of identifying acid forming and acid neutralizing foods in efforts to educate patients about maintaining higher or neutral “power of Hydrogen” pH levels in the oral cavity will be discussed.
  • The role of topical varnish and systemic fluoride and desensitizers will be described.
  • A pH measuring stick will be used to determine and demonstrate levels of oral acidity.
  • Topical and systemic holistic or natural herbal supplements and alternatives (non-fluoride based) will be introduced as catalysts to maintaining good dental and periodontal health.
  • Mercury Free vs Mercury Safe: Views and protocols from the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) –SMART Certification will be introduced.


Accompanying Course Resources:

PowerPoint Presentation

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With over 35 years of dental experience, Adela Mills brings a wealth of insight and knowledge to the table in her role of Founder and Lead Dental Hygiene Coach with Elite Dental Hygiene™. Her super networking abilities and people skills have gained her a reputation as a trusted ally and valued resource to the dental practices she serves. Adela has expanded her dental clinical skills with her experience as a Certified Dental Assistant, Certified Registered Dental Hygienist, Dental Insurance Provider Relations Manager, Dental Office Administrator, Dental Educator, and Program Director.
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