Au Naturale: Oral Health and Homeopathic Trends
Saturday, April 15
2 - 5 PM
3 CDE Credits – DDS, DH, DA, AUX
About the Course
Holistic and alternative medicine trends are on the rise. More and more people are seeking out natural ways to feel better, improve their health and minimize the need for harmful chemicals and invasive procedures. The dental team has the opportunity to serve as a valuable resource for optimal oral and overall health. This course will provide background on natural healing practices, as well as an overview of current oral and homeopathic trends and alternative medicine culture. The course will discuss essential oils, teething jewelry, charcoal, acupuncture and much more.
This session will enable participants to:
- Understand cultural diversity and the role it plays in the dental setting
- Discuss research and literature regarding natural options for oral health
- Identify current social media and TikTok trends
- Review current professional recommendations
Lancette VanGuilder, B.S., R.D.H., P.H.E.
Lancette VanGuilder is a proud COVID-19 vaccinator in Reno, Nevada. She is an internally recognized continuing education speaker, a complete health dental hygienist, airway ambassador, owner/operator of a mobile dental hygiene practice, public health advocate and key opinion leader. Lancette has received numerous local, state and national awards for her efforts in advocacy, public health, education and dental hygiene leadership. Most recently, she received the 2022 Denobi All-Star Award, recognizing key dental industry experts making contributions to the field of dentistry around the world. She is passionate about access to care, disease prevention and utilization of the dental hygienist.
Conflict of Interest: Honorarium at Premier Dental Products