How to get patients to understand the Oral Systemic Link [VIDEO]

Greta Lieske

Modern Hygienist, modernhygienist.com-2013-08-01, Issue 8

Stephanie Pietrantonio Lodding, RDH, says one of the hottest topics today in dentistry is the oral systemic link. But, what does that mean?

Stephanie Pietrantonio Lodding, RDH, says one of the hottest topics today in dentistry is the oral systemic link. But, what does that mean?

Here she explains.

The oral systemic link relates to how the body is connected to the mouth and diseases can be affected by oral health. This is why it’s of upmost importance to get your team on board and talking to patients about the oral systemic link, she says.

Watch the video below on specific health concerns that are linked to oral health, plus how to get your practice conveying the right information to patients.