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Pathogens and Plaque: What's the Connection?

Presented by Tosha Kozloski, RDH and Jennifer Seider, RDH
On Demand Continuing Education Webinar

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COURSE FEE:  Complimentary

CREDITS: This continuing education activity is designated for 1 credits

AGD PACE SUBJECT CODE:  010 Basic Sciences. Pharmacotherapeutics, Emerging Technology

MODE: Electronically Mediated | On Demand Webinar | Recorded 4.4.2023  Review 12.31.2024

SPEAKERS: Tosha Kozloski, RDH  BIO HERE    Jennifer Seider, RDH BIO HERE

CE SUPPORTER: Microbelink Dx®

AUDIENCE: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Therapists, Dental Assistants

TECHNOLOGY REQUIRED:  Mobile device, laptop or desktop with internet connection | Google Chrome Browser


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COURSE SUMMARY:  What does bleeding on probing on probing (BOP), bleeding on scaling, radiographic bone loss, and calculus have in common? They are all reactions to a periodontal infection! What would happen if we could flip this reactionary model to be more proactive than reactive? We would treat more periodontal infections, and at earlier stages, we would have better and more predictable treatment outcomes, our bodies and hands would thank us, AND we not only save more teeth, but we would also save more lives! This course will demonstrate how salivary diagnostics is one of the best tools for giving us an edge in providing proactive oral wellness.



  1. Recognize the early warning signs of periodontal disease (Before BOP)

  2. Understand the key players in the mouth-body connection, and their role in causing periodontal and systemic diseases.

  3. Identify the microbial complexes.

  4. Identify SRP resistant pathogens and how they affect periodontal treatment.

  5. Utilize the best practice for attaining a salivary sample

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Tosha Kozloski, RDH

Tosha Kozloski, RDH is the found of TOSH (Teaching Oral-Systemic Health). She's a dental consultant and educator dedicated to creating health-centered clinicians, bridging the dental-medical gap, and reigniting careers. Tosha teaches teams to pivot from the often-practiced reactionary model to a science-backed wellness model. She's proven that a wellness-centered hygiene program creates value-based dentistry, a huge benefit in any economy. Tosha is an expert educator in dental hygiene. her skillset allows her to teach dental teams across the globe how to engage their patients, become inspired clinicians and skyrocket their production. When practice owners adopt these wellness-based principles, they achieve a healthier, happier, and more profitable hygiene department and practice.

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Jennifer Seider, RDH

Jennifer Seider, RDH is the voice and name behind MicrobeLinkDX®. Jennifer is a registered dental hygienist and was one of the first hygienists in the USA to test and implement DNA-PCR on her patients. This was in 2005. She had a passion for total body health for her patients.   She is now able to share all that information and passion with the teams who bacterial test using 11microbes™.

Jennifer is able to share with you a wealth of information on testing.  

Jennife Seider, RDH

DISCLOSURE OF SPEAKER AND FACULTY COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIPS: According to Dental CE Academy's  Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Policy, faculty and speakers for any course are expected to disclose any economic support, personal interests, or potential bias that may be perceived as creating a conflict related to the material being presented. Disclosure statements are printed in each course description and announced by moderators or individual speakers at the beginning of each presentation. This policy is intended to alert the audience to any potential bias or conflict so that participants may form their own judgments about the material being presented.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE OF SPEAKER: Tosha Kozloski, RDH is a consultant on behalf of Microbelink Dx®, and declares a financial affiliation with Microbelink Dx®.

DENTAL CE ACADEMY DISCLAIMER: The views expressed and opinions and materials presented during these live and recorded presentations represent the personal views and opinions of the individual speaker and do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of Dental CE Academy or its parent company, Virtual Dontics®. Dental CE Academy assumes no responsibility for the content of the presentations made by the individual speakers. Any suggested protocols for treatment, materials, or services may be based upon the speaker's own clinical experience and should not be construed as Dental CE Academy recommended or endorsed. Selected presentations may include exploratory research or experimental procedures and are intended for informational purposes that may lead to interest and scientific breakthroughs in the fields of dentistry.    Dental CE Academy appreciates its educators who share their knowledge and expertise. This level of dedication to dentistry allows our profession to expand and thrive and provokes necessary discussion and understanding.

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