AAOSH

241 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Follower | @AAOSH | Keep up with AAOSH on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “AAOSH”

The Oral Microbiome: Mucosal Integrity & the Systemic Consequences of Oral Dysbiosis

“The healthy human mouth is one of the most heavily colonized parts of the body containing hundreds of different bacterial, viral, and fungal …

Immune System

New Classification of Periodontitis by Kathryn Gilliam, RDH, FAAOSH

Dental professionals now have access to a new classification system for periodontal disease and peri-implant diseases and conditions. This …

Dentistry in Flux | From Second-Class Doctors to Odontology Specialists

My office is located in a medical building as part of a large local hospital system occupied by many medical physician offices. As I was walking down …

Dentistry

The US Healthcare Crisis: An Important Opportunity for the Dental Office

A Unique Opportunity<p>The epidemic of heart disease and diabetes in the United States has us all concerned for the future of our society. The lives of …

Dental Care

The US Healthcare Crisis: It's Time for Dental Professionals to Step Up

The Crisis<p>The state of the healthcare system in the United States is one that should frighten us all. Medical costs just keep rising, insurance …

An AAOSH Interview with Dr. Steven Lin - AAOSH

Join us as AAOSH President Dr. Jacque Russo interviews Dr. Steven Lin, author of The Dental Diet. In this 30-minute interview, they discuss the …

Kids Rock! Rethinking Infant Oral Health in the General Dentist's Office

If your practice is not enjoying a steady flow of health-seeking young families, chances are the health of your general dental practice is in …

AAOSH Webinar Recordings Now Eligible for Continuing Education Credit

The AAOSH Team is happy to announce that AAOSH members will soon be able to earn continuing education credit for watching webinar recordings. This is …

Webinars

Oral Candidosis Case Study: A Persistent Gingival White Lesion

Introduction<p><i>Candida</i> is a major human fungal pathogen causing infectious conditions predominantly in the elderly and immunocompromised hosts. Although</i> …

Microbiology

Vegas is Calling Our Name!

We are very excited to be partnering with the American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry (AAPMD) and the American College for …

Las Vegas

Biofilms Trap HPV in Tonsil Pockets

Human papilloma virus (HPV), the culprit behind cervical cancer and some forms of head and neck cancer, may lurk in small pockets on the surface of …

Immune System

Oral-Systemic Health

At the 2017 AAOSH Scientific Session in Salt Lake City, we held our Oral Systemic Health Champion contest once again. Our top finishers have agreed …

Diets

Teledontic, Pharyngorofacial Orthopedic Treatment for OSA

Alex was devastated. His best friend Brandon invited him and couple of other friends to go to Disneyland with his family. He and Brandon were …

Sleep

The Complete Health New Patient Marketing Machine

You want to save lives. Your patients don’t even want to save their teeth.<p>You find yourself playing golf on a football gridiron. No matter how good …

The AAOSH Oral Systemic Health Champion Results of 2017 - AAOSH

For the third year in a row, the American Academy for Oral Systemic held our AAOSH Health Champion competition at the 7th Annual Scientific Session …

Define Periodontal Disease by Its Pathogens

Periodontal disease by definition is an infectious, contagious, inflammatory, polymicrobial disease with systemic and genetic …

Head and Face Pain Cause More Suffering | American Academy for Oral Systemic Health

Sensory neurons that serve the head and face are wired directly into one of the brain’s principal emotional signaling hubs, research finds.<p>This …

Neuroscience

When Oral Hygiene Isn't Enough to Address Gum Disease

“You need to floss more!”: The mantra of every hygienist who consistently battles bleeding gums with their patients.<p>Does this sound familiar? Having …

Dr. Jacque Russo Elected President of AAOSH - AAOSH

The AAOSH Board of Directors takes great pleasure to announce the election of the new 2017-2018 president, Dr. Jacque Russo. Dr. Susan Estep has …

Insurance

Oral Infection & the Systemic Disease Connection | Whitepaper

**Note from the authors: This paper is a work in progress and is still being debated by the authors. This is a preliminary report.**<p>Oral Microbes and …

From "Inflammaging" (Inflammation & Aging) to P4 Medicine

Human aging is characterized by a chronic low grade on inflammation and this phenomenon has been called “inflammaging.”<p>Inflammaging is a significant …

Oral Medicine: The New Standard of Care for Dental Hygienists

Can you imagine going to work on any given day and know that another life was in your hands? Would your perception about dentistry change if we …

Dentistry

Prevention, Wellness, & Patient Education in the Oral-Systemic Practice

As dental health practitioners, we often see patients at their dental visits who assume that their mouths are healthy because they don’t feel any …

'Backing it Up' with Functional Nutrition and Oral Health

Oral health impacts the health of the entire body. You likely already know this!<p>The mouth is a portal to the gastrointestinal organs where the …

Wellness

Water Water, Everywhere...And Not a Drop to Drink | Tap Water vs. Bottled

That’s how 1/3 of Americans feel about tap water. They prefer bottled for a variety of reasons, and many claim they can even taste the difference. …

AAOSH Leadership on the Dentistry Uncensored Podcast - AAOSH

Drs. Jacque Russo and Chris Kammer recently appeared on the Dentistry Uncensored Podcast with Howard Farran to discuss oral-systemic health and the …

7 Foods That Fight Inflammation | Nutrition for a Healthy Life

With the enormous amount of information thrown at us and incredulous diets going around making all sorts of false claims, what should we eat to get …

Nutrition

OMG, What's OMT? | Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy

Over the last century, genetic changes have occurred affecting the entire face. It’s getting smaller. Studies from titans like Drs. Westin A. Price …

Diffusing Dental Anxiety with Aromatherapy

Today’s dental practice looks nothing like our father’s dental practice. There have been mind-blowing advances in technology that allow us to create …

Diabetes Could Cause up to 12% of US deaths

The proportion of deaths attributable to diabetes in the US is as high as 12 percent—three times higher than estimates based on death certificates …

Diabetes