Speaker Information

Dr. Tieraona Low Dog
Pecos, NM
Health and Nutrition

Dr. Linda Niessen
Davie, FL
Aging and Oral Health

Dr. Barbara Steinberg
Margate , NJ
Oral Medicine and Women's Health

Dr. Mollie Winston
Roswell, GA
Oral Surgery/Implants


Women in Dentistry

Dr. Tieraona Low Dog
8 – 9 a.m.
Estrogen and Progesterone: Facts and Fallacies
Discover what every woman needs to know about estrogen and progesterone. Explore and discuss the risks and benefits of different types of oral contraceptives. Learn where the evidence currently stands regarding hormone therapy during menopause, as well as effective alternatives, how to reduce your exposure to xenoestrogens in the environment and much more.

Dr. Linda Niessen
9 – 10 a.m.
Women’s Oral Health
From puberty to adolescence through adulthood, some oral diseases and conditions are more
common in girls and women. This program will focus on a few oral conditions affecting women,
from the common (pregnancy) to the uncommon (Sjogren’s syndrome, domestic violence).

Dr. Barbara Steinberg
10 – 11 a.m.
The Four S’s of Optimal Aging: Sex, Sleep, Stress and Social Networks
Discover the effects of sex, sleep and stress on disease and aging. The importance of social networks, optimism and laughter and their benefit to successful aging will be discussed. In a fun and entertaining format participants will gain an understanding of how the four S’s will impact on aging optimally!

Dr. Mollie Winston
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Oral Surgery for the General Dental Practice
“Pull ’em or Pass on ’em.” As females do we need to practice oral surgery in a different manner?
Are the mechanics of extractions different for a woman? An overview presentation of extractions
and complications in a general dental office. Techniques for dental assistants in oral surgery will
also be discussed.

12 – 1 p.m. Panel discussion and lunch

Course: Sa281
Date/Time: 3/25/2017   8:00 AM
Type: Registered
Audience: Assistants, Dentists, Hygienists, Lab techs, Office Staff, Spouses, Students
Dentist Fee: $80.00
Other Fee: $80.00
Room: GWCC, A403