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Simple Steps to Optimal
Oral Systemic Patient Management Hint:
It’s all about your Hygiene Team

Patti DeMatteis, ASDH, RDH and
Lora Boukheir, BSDH, RDH, EFDA

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

About Our Presenter

Patti DeMatteis ASDH, RDH

Patti DeMatteis ASDH, RDH

Patti DeMatteis ASDH, RDH received her Dental Hygiene Degree from Western Kentucky University in 1972. After practicing for twenty five years as a periodontal therapist, in 1997 she founded Dental Hygiene Excellence.

Patti is a member of ADHA, ODHA, CDHA, a founding member of The American Academy for Oral Systemic Health and a Preceptor of the Bale/Doneen Method, for heart attack and stroke prevention. Her passion for dentistry focuses on the fast paced oral -systemic movement to prevention and wellness.

Lora Boukheir BSDH, RDH, EFDA

Lora Boukheir BSDH, RDH, EFDA

Lora Boukheir BSDH, RDH, EFDA received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from The Ohio State University in 1995. She has continued to work in private practice as a periodontal therapist and dental hygiene consultant.

Lora is a member of the ADHA, ODHA, and CDHA. She has served as Continuing Education Chair for the CDHA and as a liaison for the ODHA to the OSDB. She too is a founding member of AAOSH and a Bale/Doneen preceptor. Her passion lies in improving the quality of life for every patient by implementing the oral-systemic model through evidence-based dentistry and clinical research.

Webinar Info

In this fast paced presentation, Patti and Lora introduce the DHE Method. The instructors will discuss the 14 steps to Effective Patient Management.

As leading hygienists and managing partners along with Drs. Barb McClatchie, DDS and Eric Goulder, MD, of the Heart Attack and Stroke Prevention Center of Central Ohio, they demonstrate how to integrate the oral systemic practice model into clinical practice. Patti and Lora will discuss the important role of the hygienist, and how creating consistent treatment protocols delivers outstanding patient outcomes.

This program will demonstrate how practicing the DHE Method decreases no shows and cancellations, increases periodontal services and sells more dentistry!

As an attendee you will learn:

  • How to recognize the difference between a traditional and an oral systemic practice model
  • How to understand the role of the hygienist in the oral systemic practice
  • To Incorporate three visualization tools to increase case acceptance
  • To implement the most valuable time management and quality care delivery
  • How to increase periodontal treatment acceptance utilizing advanced technology
  • To Identify and embrace the latest treatment modalities to achieve optimal clinical endpoint

Presentation was hosted by Daniel A. ‘Danny’ Bobrow, President of ADM

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