Jo-Anne Jones, RDH
LIVESTREAM: Friday Sep. 25 @ 11:00 AM
This lecture will focus on how the COVID-19 pandemic has elevated our role and importance in contributing to the well being of our population. Keeping healthy in a viral world will be on everyone’s mind. Dental hygienists have always been a valued primary care provider and critical within the regulated health-care profession, however, in today’s world we are invaluable beyond measure. The requirement to reduce the chronic inflammatory burden of periodontal disease is more important than ever before, represented in the current periodontal disease management guidelines. The success of our treatment outcomes and the systemic health of our clients depends on this.
- Recognize the critical role of the dental hygienist in minimizing the burden of chronic inflammation in a post-COVID world.
- Learn how integrating therapeutic strategies into client specific treatment planning lowers the risk of systemic disease.
- Ensure clients understand the oral-systemic link messaging.