An overview of oral health and the many links to general health that any thorough general health assessment of a patient should consider. This one-day program has been designed to equip doctors, nurses, allied healthcare practitioners and others interested with the skills necessary to identify and assess problems within the oral cavity and understand their potential impact on whole body health.
just a part of modern life, almost worn as a badge of honour by some in our
excessively busy lives. It’s a pervasive part of our home and work environment.
Yet excess and prolonged stress are linked with a host of illnesses including
obesity, mental health problems (anxiety, depression, PTSD), cardiovascular
disease and cancer, to name a few. Stress affects many aspects of our inner
environment including our immune function and inflammation, and inflammation
underpins most chronic diseases. As practitioners, we need to be able to not only
recognise the impact of stress as part of the environment we live in but
importantly we need to help educate our patients on this, and point them
towards various therapies that may be able to help them better manage the
stress in their lives. To do so, we need to understand such therapies