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Course: The Hygienist as Oral PA - Hinman.org

Speaker Information

Dr. Michael Gelb
New York, NY
Airway Issues

Th320 - The Hygienist as Oral PA
Date/Time: 3/17/2022   1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Type: General   Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00
Audience: Hygienists, Assistants, Office Staff, Spouses
Keyword(s):
Dental Assisting
Diagnosis/Treatment Planning for Success
Hygiene
Pain Management
Pediatric Dentistry
Practice Management
Practice Transitions
Sleep Medicine
TMJ/TMD

The hygienist is in the best position to be a health coach and to diagnose and help manage oral systemic connections, TMJ , airway disorders and orthodontics. Physician assistants and nurse practitioners are now supervising and directing patient care in medical practice. Hygienists are poised with the proper training to do the same thing for the dental practice. It starts with a wellness scan and review of medical history and problem list . The hygienist sees their patient at least twice a year and is in the best position to prevent disease and create wellness.