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Lamar State College - Workforce Education - Certified Medication Aide

Dental Hygiene Seminar

The "X" Factor – Xylitol and XP Technology

"Adding to our Dental Toolbelt"

In this course you will learn the basics of xylitol and its importance to improving overall health. Xylitol is a definitive player in keeping a balance pH, helping prevent enamel demineralization, aiding remineralization and combating the ravages of dry mouth. It is also an adjunct to the use of fluoride, probiotics and an integral part of a CAMBRA protocol. Find out how easily you can incorporate xylitol into your recommendations to improve the outcome of your patient's oral health, naturally!

After this course the attendees will:

  • Be able to explain what xylitol does to the bacteria and its role in cavity prevention
  • Be familiar with its many benefits in a daily oral health regimen to recommend to patients.
  • Be able to differentiate between "sugar free", "contains" xylitol and 100% xylitol sweetened.
  • Understand the many ways xylitol can be used for overall health and wellbeing.

"Enhancing Patient Care & Personal comfort through XP Technology"

As a clinical dental hygienist, preserving your health and hands is very important. Using the proper instruments and proper techniques can add years to your career. Discover how XP Technology (sharpen free) are manufactured, how using them can lead to providing better hygiene, and how a clinical dental hygienist can increase comfort and decrease disability risk by using these unique instruments.

After this course the attendees will:

  • Be able to present a business proposal to the dentist that will justify investing in the highest quality hygiene instruments and other tools needed to optimize your health.
  • Be familiar with the types of metals and processes used to manufacture dental instruments.
  • Understand the modified scaling technique used with XP Technology instruments.
  • Learn about new exclusive instrument designs.

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