A Tale of Two Hygienists: Ep. 103 Sherri Lukes, RDH, MS – Talks Oral-Systemic Link and Mission Trips

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Sherri Lukes joins us to talk about mission trips, oral pathology, and pregnancy. We start with discussing mission trips and how the student can benefit from going these trips. We also discussed different diseases she has encountered and their oral symptoms. We talk about dental treatment for those who are pregnant. We discuss the importance of understanding cultural values and traditions and how it relates to the dental field.

After listening to this episode you should be able to do the following:
  • Have a better understanding of the Perio-Systemic link Sherri refers to and how it manifests
  • Understand what “Heck’s Disease” is
  • Be able to determine if dental treatment pregnant women is permissible
  • Have a better understanding of cultural values and how it relates to dental care

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