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Floss & Flip Flops Episode 12: The 12 Medical Conditions of Concern…and a Partridge in a Pear Tree


Join the Sanders Sisters as they welcome the holidays and the last episode of their first season of Floss & FlipFlops! In this episode, the sisters discuss the 12 medical conditions on Santa’s list that can indicate a bigger systemic complication, and how you can integrate your knowledge of these conditions in helping your patients achieve lifelong health!

Episode Notes

Floss and Flip-Flops with the Sanders sisters features hosts dental hygienist and speaker Katrina M. Sanders, RDH, and podiatrist Dr Elizabeth Sanders, DPM. Together, the sisters discuss the oral-systemic link and its impact—from your teeth down to your toes. The podcast is produced monthly by Dental Products Report® and Modern Hygienist®, in partnership with The Sanders sisters.

Katrina Sanders, RDH, can be reached at:


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