Florida Dental Convention

FDC2021 Session Directory

Au Naturale: Oral Health and Homeopathic Trends

Course Code: C37
Speaker: Mrs. Lancette VanGuilder, RDH, BS
CE Hours: 3.00
Start: Friday, June 25, 2021, 9:00 AM
End: Friday, June 25, 2021, 12:00 PM
Audience: Dentists, Assistants, Hygienists, Dental Student, Guest


Holistic and alternative medicine trends are on the rise. More people are seeking out natural ways to feel better, improve their health, and minimize the need for harmful chemicals and invasive procedures. The dental team serves as a valuable resource for optimal oral and overall health. This lecture will provide background on natural healing practices as well as an overview of current oral and homeopathic trends and alternative medicine culture.

Learning objectives:

Participants will be able to:

  • understand cultural diversity and the role it plays in the dental setting.
  • discuss research and literature regarding alternative medicine trends.
  • manage discussions around current oral health and homeopathic trends.
  • review oral health considerations for homeopathic populations and review current professional recommendations.

Partial Sponsor(s):

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Speaker: Mrs. Lancette VanGuilder, RDH, BS

About the speaker: Dental hygiene degree, University of South Dakota; past board member, American Dental Hygiene Association (ADHA); member, National ADHA Leadership Development Committee; past president, Nevada Dental Hygiene Association; previously named Nevada Dental Hygienist of the Year.

Disclosure: Neither I nor members of my immediate family have any financial relationships with commercial entities that may be relevant to this presentation.

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