Please join us for our General Membership Meeting on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 6pm.
6:00 pm – Message from the President, Dr. Kristin Nordahl
6:10 pm – A short presentation on the Pacific Northwest Dental Assisting School with Dr. Barathi
6:15 pm – "Breaking News" with Dr. Keith Collins and information on the graduating class from Clark College’s Dental Hygiene program
6.30 pm – Anne Nugent Guignon, RDH, MPH, CSP
“Arginine, Hydrogen Peroxide, and Water – Magical weapons in the war against oral dysbiotic diseases”
9:00 pm – Close
Arginine, Hydrogen Peroxide, and Water –
Magical weapons in the war against oral dysbiotic diseases:
Dysbiosis is a new way to understand oral diseases like caries, periodontitis, gingivitis, and candidiasis.
For decades dental professionals have relied on fluoride, brushing, and string floss to prevent, control, or reverse these conditions. While these approaches have merit, current research shows there are other chemical and mechanical pathways to disrupt biofilm and restore healthy pH levels.
This course takes a fresh look at arginine bicarbonate, hydrogen peroxide tray therapy, and fluid dynamics, translating research into real world options. Learn new ways to support homeostasis where healthy microbes proliferate, and pathogens can’t survive, and stable health as the long term goal.
- Understand how arginine bicarbonate creates a healthy, sustainable microbial community
- Appreciate how targeted hydrogen peroxide therapy supports a healthy subgingival microbiome
- Discover the role of fluid dynamics in daily biofilm disruption