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- Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS, Speaker, Author. Dental Hygiene Coach & Consultant

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Special Needs Patients

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

November 18, 2009

Not much has been written on the treatment of these patients. They are important people and deserve to have the same high level of care that you and I would receive. Added to this area are the most recent links to the scientific evidence for treatment.

This area will be updated when more current research is published.

Consensus Statement on Sedation, Anesthesia, Alternative Techniques for people with Special Needs

Risks of General Anesthesia for Patients with Special Needs

Consent, Restraint, and People with Special Needs

Special Oral Hygiene and Preventive Care for Special Needs Patients

Tobacco Use and the Periodontal Patient

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

Periodontists Suggests Tobacco Users with Periodontal Disease Quit Smoking

Smoking Can Harm Long-Term Affects of Some Oral Surgery Procedures

Second Hand Smoke Proves to be No ‘Joke’ on Oral Health

Smoking Can Cause Dental Implants to Fail

Smoking May be Main Reason for Periodontal Disease

Smokers Have Lower Success Rate for Periodontal Treatment

The Association Between Tobacco Use and Vertical Bone Loss

The Affect of Tobacco Use and Gingival Bleeding

Oral Disease and Tobacco Use Fact Sheet

Periodontal Disease Scientific Articles

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

Guidelines for Mangement of Patients with Periodontal Disease

Perio Maintenance vs. Prophy Only

The Connection between Periodontal Disease and Heart Disease

Green Tea and the affects on Periodontal Disease

Stress and the Impact on Periodontal Disease

Inflammation and the Body Connection

November 2009 Periodontal Disease and people with Rheumatoid Arthritis

June 2009 Perio Oral Health Connection

January 2009 New AAP Statement on Periodontal Treatment During Pregnancy

Toothloss may increase incidence of Kidney Disease

Managing Diabetes in the Dental Office

Creating the Ultimate Doctor Hygiene Exam

5 ways to Build a Strong Periodontal Therapy Program

CAMBRA (Caries Management by Risk Assessment)

By: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS

California Dental Journal Introduction to CAMBRA

More Dr. Featherstone information

Childhood Protocols (Breastfeeding and Bottlefeeding)

CAMBRA Age 1 Appropriate Visit (Infants and Toddlers)

CAMBRA Protocol Age 6 to Adult

Caries Risk factors

California Dental Journal October 2007 -CAMBRA A Practictioners Guide

Curing the Silent Epidemic: Caries Management in the 21st Century and Beyond

Clinical Protocols for Caries Management by Risk Assessment

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