Course curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: Setting up for Success

    • Section 1 - What is different about Holistic Hygiene?

    • Section 2 - Does my hygienist have to have extra training to do these things?

    • PDF Course Syllabus

    • Section 3 - Course structure and how to succeed

  • 2

    Chapter 2: Holistic Hygiene Mindset Change

    • Section 1: Principles and Rationale behind Holistic Hygiene

    • Section 2: Research about the implications of periodontal disease on overall health

    • Section 3: What are the causes of periodontal disease

    • Section 4: Other factors that contribute to gum disease

    • Section 5: Signs of other diseases that can be found in the mouth

    • Section 6: Research articles about Periodontal Disease

    • Section 7: Tongue Map illustration

    • Section 8: Malampati score illustration

    • Section 9: Which deficiencies show up in the mouth

  • 3

    Chapter 3: Holistic Hygiene Clinical Procedures

    • Section 1: The holistic hygiene exam

    • Section 2: Live hygiene Exam

    • Section 3: Diagnosing Periodontal Disease

    • Section 4: Microscope use to identify pathogens in periodontal disease

    • Section 5: Live video of using the microscope

    • Section 6: Flow chart for periodontal disease differential diagnosis

    • Section 7: Treating Periodontal Disease

    • Section 8: Live Hygiene treatment with Ozone

    • Section 9: Periodontal Disease Treatment protocols

    • Section 10: Supplements and home care

    • Section 11: Supplements and Home Care Items list

  • 4

    Chapter 4: Surgical Periodontal Treatment

    • Section 1: When is surgery required

    • Section 2: Diagnosing criteria for surgical periodontal treatment

    • Section 3: Why do gums recede

    • Section 4: Diagnosing criteria and surgical procedures for gum grafting

    • Section 5: Treating Peri-implantitis

    • Section 6: Product and Equipment List for Holistic Periodontal Surgery

  • 5

    Chapter 5: How to talk about Holistic Hygiene to the patient

    • Section 1: How to explain why these procedures are different to the patient

    • Section 2: How to explain Periodontal disease to the patient

    • Section 3: How to explain Home Care to the patient

    • Section 4: How to talk to patients about their supplements

    • Section 5: How to add these things into your hygiene practice

    • Section 6: What to charge for these Holistic Hygiene procedures

    • Section 7: How to handle insurance reimbursement for Holistic Hygiene

  • 6

    Chapter 6: Team Training

    • Section 1: How to get everyone involved in the hygiene health initiative

    • Section 2: When the hygienists need help

    • Section 3: How to talk to patients about the new focus in the hygiene department

  • 7

    Chapter 7: Marketing for Holistic Hygiene

    • Section 1: How this department can grow the rest of your practice

    • Section 2: How to highlight the hygiene department in marketing

    • Section 3: Marketing PDFs

  • 8

    Chapter 8: Documentation and Patient Information

    • Section 1: What documents do you need for these procedures

    • Section 2: PDFs of consent forms

    • Section 3: Home care instructions PDF

  • 9

    Chapter 9: Kickoff Call

    • Kickoff Call