Dr. Tieraona Low Dog Integrative Medicine Pecos, NM

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  • Physician, Author & Teacher
  • Founder & CEO, Medicine Lodge Ranch (www.medicinelodgeranch.com)
  • United States Pharmacopeia (2019) Lifetime Achievement Award & Scripps Health (2017) - Lifetime Achievement Award

Thursday Courses
Th201 - Prevention Convention
Time: 8 AM - 3 PM
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Type: Registered    Handouts: No
Dentist Fee: $180.00  Other Fee: $110.00

8 - 9:30 a.m.
Dr. Tieraona Low Dog
Boning Up on Osteoporosis: An Update for the Dental Team

This highly informative session will provide the most current evidence for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis. Intertwining medical
and dental management throughout, allowing participants to gather personal and professional insights.


9:30 - 11 a.m.
Ms. Judy Bendit
Something to Chew On: The Effects of Aging on Oral Health

Just like all of us, our patients are advancing in age and are facing some complicated age-related consequences . Food impactions,
expanding restorations, temperature sensitivity, xerostomia, grinding and erosion are just a few of the many issues they will face as they
grow older. This course looks at the contributing factors that will be affecting our aging patients and provides an opportunity to discuss their
personal, and our professional dilemmas. We will chew on the facts and spit out potential solutions that will help us all age tastefully.


Note: Lunch is on your own from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Attendees will receive a $10 food and beverage voucher when arriving at the course, courtesy of Hinman Housing Powered by Eventsphere. The voucher can be redeemed at any Levy outlet in the Georgia World Congress Center.


12 - 1:30 p.m.
Dr. Samson Ng
Oral Pathology Update for the Hygienist 

Please join us for this interactive clinical-radiological-pathological correlation seminar designed to review clinical relevance of radiology/
pathology and dental therapeutics that hygienists commonly encounter in a community practice. This seminar will focus on clinical mucosal
examination identifying “WNL” versus “atypical” findings; principle of radiographic interpretation (nothing black and white, only something
in between; and clinical identification and management of oral viral, and fungal infection.


1:30 - 3 p.m.
Ms. Shannon Nanne
Jump With Me! Take That Step to Treating the Entire Patient, Not Just the Oral Cavity We Are Used To!

We are experts in our field trained to recognize abnormalities, provide patients’ education, teach prevention techniques, screen for early
detection, and provide prompt treatment. This is good intra-orally, but what happens when we see a mole on a patient’s face, lip, eye or skin
that keeps getting bigger every time we see them? About three million non-melanoma skin cancers and 132,000 melanoma skin cancers
occur globally each year. By the end of this course you will have the knowledge to save a life!

Th324 - Cancer Prevention in the 21st Century
Time: 12 - 3 PM
Room: ,
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

The National Cancer Institute estimates that roughly one-third of all cancer deaths
may be diet and/or lifestyle related. What you eat can hurt you, but it can also
help you. Many common foods contain cancer-fighting properties, from damage
neutralizing antioxidants to the powerful phytochemicals that scientists are just
beginning to explore. Could broccoli really help protect against breast cancer?
Does eating fish reduce the risk of colorectal cancer? Is green tea really good for
you? Can how you live and think influence cancer? Come and explore the role of
nutrition and lifestyle in cancer–and how you can give yourself an edge.

Friday Courses
Fr243 - Nutrition, Dietary Supplements and Their Relationship to Oral Health
Time: 8:30 - 11:30 AM
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Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

A growing body of evidence now shows the direct link between nutrition, dietary
supplements and oral health. However, many dental professionals feel inadequately
prepared to effectively counsel patients on healthy eating and using supplements
to fill nutrient gaps. All members of the health-care team should be familiar with
the evidence of safety and benefit for commonly used dietary supplements to
enhance patient outcomes and reduce risk of adverse events associated with dental
procedures. Learn the cutting-edge science behind the recommendations.

Fr273 - Women's Health: A Guide to Women's Wellness
Time: 1:30 - 4:30 PM
Room: ,
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

As women search for ways to optimize their health, they must sift through an
enormous amount of recommendations advertised in both conventional and
complementary medicine. What is your personal health IQ? Do you know ways to
reduce your risk of heart disease, breast cancer, and osteoporosis? Are natural
hormones safe? Should you get hormone replacement? Join Dr. Tieraona Low Dog
for this highly informative session that explores strategies for optimizing health in
women across the lifespan.



Registering for the Hinman Dental Meeting is required to attend ALL courses and Special Events.
Course type description:
General = No additional fee (registration required for these courses – we no longer accept walk-ups)
Registered, Interactive, Participation and Special Events = Fee courses