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Burning Mouth and Stress can Kill

November 29, 2018 at 12:00 PM to 12:42 PM

Pricing

ADA Member $160.00
Hygienist $85.00
Staff/Assistant/Non-dentist Guest $65.00
New HDS Member/HDS Life/HDS Retired Member $83.00
Non-ADA Member Dentist $255.00
Exhibitor $250.00

General Information

Course Number 120618
Provider Harbor Dental Society
Location
The Centre at Sycamore Plaza
5000 Clark Ave.
Lakewood, CA 90712
Speaker Susan Sklar, MD
Type/Category 20% noncore
Credits 3

The CE portion of the evening will cover "Burning Mouth - Real or Imaginary Syndrome?" along with "Stress Can Kill - Five Natural Solutions to Protect Yourself and Your Patients" This is Harbor's Annual Meeting with the 2019 Installation of Officers and Incoming president Santos Cortez, DDS.

CE date: Thurs, Dec. 6, 2018

CE topics: Burning Mouth - Real or Imaginary Syndrome and Stress Can Kill - Five Natural Solutions to Protect Yourself and Your Patients

CE speaker: Susan Sklar, MD

Registration: 4:30pm; Dinner/CE Program: 6pm-8:30pm; Life Members Recognition, 2019 HDS  Installation of Officers and HDS President Santos Cortez, DDS, Announcement of Grand Prize Rubber Duck Winner: 8:30pm-10pm.  Remember to bring an unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots Drive!

The CE portion of the evening will cover "Burning Mouth - Real or Imaginary Syndrome?" along with "Stress Can Kill - Five Natural Solutions to Protect Yourself and Your Patients"

Burning Mouth Syndrome—Real or Imagined?

This presentation shows how addressing hormonal deficiencies caused by age, menopause and stress can provide relief of this puzzling problem in the majority of these patients.  Dr. Sklar explains the protocols she uses at the Sklar Center for Restorative Medicine.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES - The attendee will learn:

  1. To identify and diagnose Burning Mouth Syndrome
  2. To understand the epidemiologic and personal impact of the problem
  3. The multiple possible etiologies of the syndrome
  4. The role of steroid and non-steroid hormones in neurological function
  5. A treatment protocol for Burning Mouth Syndrome or be able to make appropriate referrals for treatment

Stress Can Kill:  Natural Solutions to Protect Yourself

Stressors have a major influence upon mood, our sense of well-being, behavior, and health. Acute stress responses in young, healthy individuals may be adaptive and typically do not impose a health burden. However, if the threat is unremitting, particularly in older or unhealthy individuals, the long-term effects of stressors can damage health.  Since chronic stress is ubiquitous in our society, it is necessary to recognize and mitigate its damaging effects. Handling stress will be considered in terms of our legacy of automatic physiological and emotional reactions to physical danger, in the context of the more subtle stressors in today's world, and using our cognitive resources for stress management. Lifestyle, hormonal, and nutraceutical approaches to relief of stress will be discussed in this workshop.

Learning Objectives - The attendee will learn:

  1. The effects of Adverse Childhood Events (ACE) on long term health and cognition.
  2. The physiologic reasons stress impairs memory
  3. How stress causes hormonal decline and overall wellbeing
  4. About general stress reduction techniques, including relaxation, anxiety management, meditation, nutrition, and exercise.

Register before Nov. 21, 2018 to avoid the $5 onsite fee.  No refunds after Nov. 21, 2018.

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