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10th Annual Scientific Session
August 28-29, 2020 (now virtual!)


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Fighting Back! Simple Self-Help Strategies in the Post 19 Dystopia

Presented by: Shirley Gutkowski, RDH, BSDH and John Peldyak, DMD
Sponsored by: XLEAR

What can you do to fight back against this COVID-19 virus? Sure masking and PPE are helpful but there are more things you can do that don’t take too much time or too much money. For instance Xlear nasal spray was tested in vitro against SARS CoV2 and was successful in killing it. Dr. John Peldyak and Shirley Gutkowski have put together an engaging look at options for protecting yourself and your patients from this virus and provide a healthier person all around. Using critical studies and on the shoulders of the previous AAOSH speakers they get to the meat of the issues we face today. Find out how to use Vitamin D, why chicken is not an optimum food, how nasal breathing can impact your health and so much more. This will be the most impactful and usable information you can use today to improve overall health.

Learning Objectives
1. Illustrate how vitamin D has been reduced in today’s humans
2. Compare sugars and polyols
3. How clearing sinus improves nitric oxide production in the sinus
4. Create a health plan for safely returning to work

Shirley Gutkowski is the Primary Practitioner at Primal Air, LLC Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy and Breathing Retraining. She is a popular international speaker and author of hundreds of feature and peer reviewed articles in consumer, medical, and dental publications.

Dr. John Peldyak was a member of the University of Michigan research group that investigated the dental effects of sugar substitutes. Dr. Peldyak is the author of Sweet Smart (1996) and several xylitol related articles. He is a member of the American Association of Candy Technologists and helps design oral care products. Dr. Peldyak has been in private general practice and currently works with Mobile Dentists, an “in school” program dedicated to improving the oral health of children. He is a proponent of Xylitol-based products such as Xlear Nasal Wash and the Spry Dental Defense System. Dr. John Peldyak received his D.M.D. from Southern Illinois University in 1980. He was a member of Professor Kauko Mäkinen’s University of Michigan xylitol research group from 1986-1992. Dr. Peldyak is the author of Sweet Smart Xylitol (1996) and several xylitol related articles. Dr. Peldyak has been in private general practice and currently works with Mobile Dentists, a highly dedicated group of dental professionals committed to improving the oral health of children.


A virtual, GLOBAL event! - August 28-29, 2020

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What will you experience at AAOSH 2020?

Networking with fellow attendees and speakers!
Interactive sponsor booths!
New information on COVID testing in the dental office
Fun surprises and games!
Special group pricing! (bring your entire team for only $99 extra!)