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What Does Dental Medical Collaboration Look Like in the Optimization of Oral and Systemic Health?

Presented by: Ellie Campbell, DO & Amy M. Dayries, DMD, FAIHM

Original Publication Date: January 20, 2022

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Course Description:

Join our webinar for an insightful exploration of how your daily choices impact your well-being. Understand the profound influence of your food and water on your overall health, and discover two specific foods to avoid for optimal wellness. Learn practical strategies like maintaining a wellness journal, practicing gratitude and meditation, and exploring the impact of nature and community engagement on life expectancy. Gain valuable insights into knowing your wellness numbers for effective health management and understanding the significance of detoxification. Uncover sleep's vital role in overall health and how dentists promote healthy sleep habits. This webinar, presented in plain language, empowers you with actionable knowledge for a holistic approach to your well-being.

Learning Objectives:

  • Comprehend the significant impact of your food and water on your overall health.
  • Identify and categorize two specific foods that should be avoided for optimal wellness.
  • Implement the use of a wellness journal as a strategy for personal health improvement.
  • Apply gratitude and meditation strategies as daily practices for promoting mental and emotional well-being.
  • Evaluate the influence of spending time in nature and engaging in community activities on life expectancy.
  • Recall and understand the importance of knowing your wellness numbers for effective health management.
  • Assess the significance of detoxification as a central focus in maintaining overall wellness.
  • Recognize the importance of sleep in overall health and understand how dentists can play a role in promoting healthy sleep habits.

Speaker Bios:

Ellie Campbell, a native Chicagoan, holds a BS/MS from the University of Illinois and a DO degree from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Board-certified in Family Medicine and Integrative Medicine, Dr. Campbell owns a solo, concierge-style integrative and holistic family practice in Cumming, GA, specializing in primary care, prevention, and wellness exams. With a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration and root cause resolution, she has expertise in functional medicine, the oral–systemic connection, herbal remedies, and more. Dr. Campbell lectures at medical education conferences, mentors students, and hosts a monthly networking meeting for Integrative Care Practitioners. She is a medical advisor to various boards and teaches doctors to build their dream practices through functional medicine within a concierge membership model. Outside of her medical pursuits, Dr. Campbell enjoys live theater, gardening, hiking, travel, cooking, and quality time with her husband and three college-age daughters.

Amy M. Dayries, DMD, FAIHM, has been practicing Integrative and Aesthetic Dentistry in Roswell since 1996. A graduate of the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry and Emory University, Dr. Dayries combines her passion for smile design, health, and nutrition in her natural, holistic, and biologic (integrative) approach to dental care. With a focus on dental function and aesthetics, including bonding and veneers, she recognizes the individuality of patients' sensitivities and allergies. Dr. Dayries prioritizes patient health and satisfaction, drawing from her experiences with lead and mercury toxicity and her role as a mother and Girl Scout Leader. This has fueled her passion for nutritional counseling and the herbal arts, incorporating lifestyle choices into regimens to enhance oral and systemic health. As the sole Atlanta dentist offering various functional orthodontic appliances, Dr. Dayries continues to innovate in the field.