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
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 – https://www.nami.org/