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A Tale of Two Hygienists Podcast

Nov 4, 2017

Ep 97 Lisa Stillman, RDH,BS

Interview starts at:11:56

Lisa began wanting to be a school teacher but was counseled to be a hygienist!

Lisa was at RDH UOR lecturing about Severe Mental Illness

Lisa began speaking about this due to an amazingly inspirational story


3 Issues for oral health with severe mental illness persons

Illness itself doesn’t lend itself to good oral hygiene

Medications cause horrific dry mouth

Medications that cause an addiction to carbs

Learn to adapt

Use Xylitol and Xlear

How did she get over being shy in public speaking

Career Fusion

What avenues does Lisa go down with her speaking about Severe Mental Illness?

What does too much dopamine in the brain do?

What is our responsibility to our patients with severe mental illness?

National Alliance on Mental Illness -