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Jessica Sona, RDH, MOL

Jessica Sona, RDH, MOL
Jessica Sona, RDH, MOL, graduated from the University of South Dakota in 2008 with a degree in dental hygiene and from the University of Northwestern, St. Paul, in 2021 with a Master of Organizational Leadership degree. She has worked in public health since graduating in 2008, serving patients from diverse backgrounds. Her passion is working in elementary school-based clinics, establishing relationships with the students and staff, and focusing on prevention and healthy lifestyles.

Non-celiac Gluten Sensitivity: Supporting Affected Dental Patients Through Lifestyle Changes

Literature states that approximately 6% to 13% of the population suffers from non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS).1,2 The precise percentage is challenging to estimate since NCGS is difficult to diagnose. Unlike other gastrointestinal diseases, there are not any definitive biomarkers to identify NCGS.3 NCGS is defined as a non-autoimmune, nonallergic reaction to gluten that affects the female to male population 6:1.2...