Integrating Xerostomia Management with the Dental Hygiene Process of Care
Presented by Linda Douglas, RDH, B.Sc. Linda has been practicing dental hygiene in general and periodontal practices since graduating in 1982. She attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Oral Health Promotion from O’Hehir University in 2013. Linda teaches a CE course at rdhu, which includes hands-on saliva testing, and has lectured at numerous meetings, clinics, and programs. She has also published articles on xerostomia management, oral cancer screening, and eating disorders.
Participants will obtain up-to-date knowledge on the following:
New research on salivary gland physiology
Current diagnostic techniques for salivary gland hypofunction and the related pathologies
Etiology, signs, and symptoms of salivary gland hypofunction
A new scale to clinically quantify and monitor the severity of a dry mouth
Current strategies for xerostomia management
Research on innovative therapies for xerostomia management
Exciting new research on salivary diagnostics for oral and systemic disease
Sponsor/Exibitor is GlaxoSmithKline. Date: Mon. March 7, 2016. Time: 6:30pm sign up, 7:30pm start time. Location: 4300 Cawthra Rd, Mississauga.