You and Your Patient's Brain Health: What You Can Be Doing Now
Sunday, April 14
9 AM - Noon
3 CDE Credits – DH
ABOUT THE COURSE
The brain is the most complex organ in the body. Without an adequately functioning brain, people become a shell of a human. Environment, lifestyle choices and genetics are directly correlated with brain health. What is not being taught is how making choices and taking action can assist with the maintenance of brain function, as well as increased quality of life, health span and longevity. As the medical professional who likely sees and spends the greatest amount of time with patients, dental hygienists have an obligation to provide information regarding the causation relationship poor oral health has to brain health.
This session will enable participants to:
- Understand the role of the dental hygenist in assisting patients maintain brain health.
- Describe various modalities available to ward off cognitive decline for all people.
- Be comfortable having conversations with patients regarding the connection between oral and brain health, no matter the patient's age.
Angie Stone, B.S., R.D.H., B.L.S.
Angie Stone has worn many hats along her professional journey. Each experience was unknowingly preparing her for the next hat. Her career highlights include Creation of her own company, writing an Amazon best- selling book, having her original research published in a peer-reviewed medical journal, speaking in 47 states and 6 countries, and receiving the RDH Magazine Award of Distinction.
Currently, as a Brain Longevity Specialist, Angie teaches people how to reduce their risks of a diagnosis dementia. This role allows her to continue improving people’s lives in a way she never expected. Conflict of Interest: Florida Probe, Perio Project, Xlear, BioGaia