Identify oral bacteria linked to systemic diseases and learn how to combat these in order to create a healthy balance in the mouth
Identify patients who are at increased risk for inflammation through the integration of salivary testing and learn how to utilize results in providing effective patient care
Manage successful systems that will lead to a comprehensive assessment techniques that will lead to individualized treatment recommendations
Differentiate between current periodontal therapies to determine and implement best treatment options for patients
Maintain ethical principles that will guide treatment decision making
Recommend products that will promote gingival health, strengthen teeth, and control disease in the mouth
Create a bridge between the medical and dental communities in promoting overall health
Lisa Maisonet, RDH, PHDHP, EFDA, CDA
received her AAS degree in Dental Hygiene from Montgomery County Community College and a BS degree from PA College of Technology. Lisa is currently enrolled in a Master’s Program in Adult Education at Penn State University. Further, she is a certified Expanded Functions Dental Assistant and is an adjunct Faculty in the Dental Hygiene Program at Montgomery County Community College.
As the Director of Operations/Consultant for her current employer, Lisa guides 13 separate practices in designing systems that focus on prevention in patient care. She also provides her team with training opportunities that allow them to implement new products and technologies in complimenting patient outcomes. Although she is busy in her role, she makes it a point to jump into patient care in order to satisfy her desire to make a difference in patient’s lives.
Currently she serves as President of the Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association and loves to help push the profession of dental hygiene forward.