AAOSH Brunch and Learn Series

In this new era of dentistry, AAOSH is providing free educational opportunities to help you re-position yourself and your practice to become prevention experts. Dentists have never been better positioned to educate patients and improve patients' complete health. Learn to take a leading role by creating your collaborative healthcare team of experts in your community.

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Staying Healthy In A Viral World - Dentistry's Role As Gatekeepers of Systemic Inflammation

Staying Healthy In A Viral World - Dentistry's Role As Gatekeepers of Systemic Inflammation

Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2020 @ 11am CT

Available for 1 CE Credit

A presentation offering tools to re-position yourself and your practice for success as you reopen in this new era of dentistry. Dentists have never been better positioned to educate patients and improve patients' complete health. Learn to take a leading role by creating your collaborative healthcare team of experts in your community (and across the country) using virtual tools.

  1. Participants will receive an Integrative Dental Medicine Checklist
  2. Participants will understand how to screen dental patients for inflammation
  3. Participants will receive communication resources for educating their patients.
    1. Staying Healthy In A Viral World article
    2. What Are 7 Important Factors For Staying Healthy?
    3. Office Patient Education Brochure

Bring your own healthy brunch!

Full Recording Available for CE Credit!

Full recording, handouts, and CE is available to AAOSH Members through the AAOSH Core Curriculum.

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Presented By

DeWitt-Wilkerson-BoardDeWitt Wilkerson, DDS

Dr. DeWitt “Witt” Wilkerson joined Dr. Peter Dawson’s private practice in 1982 where he is a partner. This has provided invaluable clinical experience in a renowned clinical culture. Dr. Wilkerson lectures on the subjects of restorative dentistry, dental occlusion, temporomandibular disorders, airway/dental sleep medicine, and integrative dental medicine. He serves as a Senior Faculty/Lecturer and Director of Dental Medicine with the Dawson Academy. Dr. Wilkerson is a Past-President of the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH), Past-President of the American Equilibration Society (AES), Director of Dental Medicine at the Dawson Academy, Adjunct Professor of Graduate Studies, the University of Florida College of Dentistry, and former Associate Faculty and Special Lecturer, the L.D. Pankey Institute. He also authored the book, “The Shift, The Dramatic Movement Toward Health Centered Dentistry”

Estep-squareSusan Estep, DMD

Dr. Susan Estep is the co-founder and co-owner of Atlanta Dental Spa, the premiere provider for cosmetic dentistry in Atlanta. Dr. Estep leads her skilled team, and together they have created one of Atlanta’s leading dental practices. After graduating with honors from Georgia Tech, Dr. Susan G. Estep received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. Dr. Estep has become well known for her dedication to complete health dentistry. Her success as a cosmetic dentist shows not only in her patients smiles, but also in the underlying health of those smiles.

 

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Becoming the Prevention Expert in Your Community: A GOLDEN Opportunity for AAOSH Professionals

Becoming the Prevention Expert in Your Community: A GOLDEN Opportunity for AAOSH Professionals

Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2020 @ 11am CT

Available for 1 CE Credit

An interdisciplinary conversation among AAOSH resident experts offering tools to re-position yourself and your practice for success as you reopen in this new era of dentistry.

  1. Positioning yourself as a prevention expert
  2. Dentists have never been better positioned to educate patients and improve patients' complete health
  3. Learn to take a leading role by creating your collaborative healthcare team of experts in your community (and across the country) using virtual tools.

Full Recording Available for CE Credit!

Full recording and CE is available to AAOSH Members through the AAOSH Core Curriculum.

Not a member? Click Here to signup for a FREE Trial Membership!

View Recording

Presented by a panel of AAOSH resident experts

DeWitt Wilkerson, DDS
DeWitt-Wilkerson-BoardDr. DeWitt “Witt” Wilkerson joined Dr. Peter Dawson’s private practice in 1982 where he is a partner. This has provided invaluable clinical experience in a renowned clinical culture. Dr. Wilkerson lectures on the subjects of restorative dentistry, dental occlusion, temporomandibular disorders, airway/dental sleep medicine, and integrative dental medicine. He serves as a Senior Faculty/Lecturer and Director of Dental Medicine with the Dawson Academy. Dr. Wilkerson is a Past-President of the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH), Past-President of the American Equilibration Society (AES), Director of Dental Medicine at the Dawson Academy, Adjunct Professor of Graduate Studies, the University of Florida College of Dentistry, and former Associate Faculty and Special Lecturer, the L.D. Pankey Institute. He also authored the book, “The Shift, The Dramatic Movement Toward Health Centered Dentistry”


Gina Pritchard MSN, RN, CNS, ACNP, DNPc
Gina-PritchardGina Pritchard DNP is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, specializing in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Treatment. She is the owner of The PREVENT Clinic with offices in New York and in Texas and is the Clinical Program Director for the BaleDoneen Method. She is one of the nation’s leading specialists in prevention of heart attack, stroke, type 2 diabetes and vascular-related dementia. Practicing the BaleDoneen Method allows Gina to offer a money-back guarantee to her patients in clinical practice. The published science surrounding the BaleDoneen Method has demonstrated regression and stabilization of arterial disease. Dr. Pritchard’s Doctoral work focused on increasing global use of thorough, high quality assessment of the arterial wall, specifically the arterial intimal-media, to ensure arterial wellness. The knowledge, techniques, and treatments are now available to live life free from the #1 killers – heart attack and stroke. Dr. Pritchard’s life work is focused on bringing this life-saving education and tools to millions in order for each individual to live life uninterrupted by cardiovascular disease.


Susan Estep, DMD
Estep-squareDr. Susan Estep is the co-founder and co-owner of Atlanta Dental Spa, the premiere provider for cosmetic dentistry in Atlanta. Dr. Estep leads her skilled team, and together they have created one of Atlanta’s leading dental practices. After graduating with honors from Georgia Tech, Dr. Susan G. Estep received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. Dr. Estep has become well known for her dedication to complete health dentistry. Her success as a cosmetic dentist shows not only in her patients smiles, but also in the underlying health of those smiles.

Lora Hooper, BSDH, RDH, EFDA
Lora-sq-300x300Lora is co-owner of DHEmethod. Lora received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from The Ohio State University in 1995. She continues to work in private practice as a periodontal therapist while running her business as a dental consultant. Lora is a member of the ADHA, ODHA, and CDHA. She has served as Continuing Education Chair for the CDHA and as a liaison for the ODHA to the OSDB. She is a founding member of AAOSH and a Bale/Doneen preceptor. Her passion lies in improving the quality of life for every patient by implementing oral-systemic care into practice through the DHEmethod.


Ellie Campbell, DO
Ellie-Campbell-board-sqDr. Campbell is a native Chicagoan with a BS and MS from the University of Illinois, a DO degree from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, and a Family Medicine residency from the Medical College of Georgia. Board certified in Family Medicine for over 25 years, she also holds certification from the American Board of Integrative Medicine. For thirteen years, Dr. Campbell practiced indigent healthcare in a Community Health Center, but since 2005 has championed a solo, concierge-style integrative, holistic, functional medicine-based family practice. Dr. Campbell has specialty interests-- and lectures internationally on-- innovative medical practice design and management, community partnerships, Functional Medicine, Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, cardiovascular disease prevention, the oral-systemic connection, solutions to physician burnout and Vitamin D. She began hosting interdisciplinary meet-up groups in 2010 via her “Consortium of Integrative Care Practitioners of Atlanta”. In 2017, she launched “Revolution Practice,” a concierge medicine teaching platform whereby practitioners are taught the business of how to run a successful membership-style functional medicine practice like hers.

Patti DeMatteis ASDH, RDH
Patti-DeMatteis-sqPatti is founder of DHEmethod. Patti received her Dental Hygiene Degree from Western Kentucky University in 1972. After practicing twenty five years as a periodontal therapist, she founded Dental Hygiene Excellence in 1997 while living in Scottsdale, Arizona. Patti is a founding member of The American Academy for Oral Systemic Health and a Preceptor for the Bale/Doneen Method, for heart attack and stroke prevention. Her passion for dentistry focuses on comprehensive patient care and helping dental colleagues enjoy their profession in the fast paced oral-systemic movement toward prevention and wellness.