Spring Meeting 2017: Joint Meeting Between the IAOMT,

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Fundamentals of Biological Dentistry (IAOMT) March 2nd

8:00 a.m Registration
8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Joe Palmer, DMD, FIAOMT and William Virtue, DDS, FIAOMT
“Fundamentals of Biological Dentistry”

A “how to” presentation on setting up and operating a biological dental practice. It also covers all the basics of “mercury 101-102″ and the equipment needed to run a mercury-free practice.

1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Complementary Lunch

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

David Kennedy, DDS, MIAOMT “A Comprehensive Update on Fluoride Toxicity”

Phil Mollica, MS, DMD, NMD, IBDM, MIAOMT “Biological Periodontal Therapy”

Dr Kennedy, a world leader on the Fluoride issue gives a presentation on Fluoride. Dr Phil Mollica will present on Biological Periodontal Therapy. This special presentation is a must for all new members and those who want to stay current on these issues.
Whether you are new to biological dentistry or have been practicing for years, you will find this course exceptional.

What Makes a Biological Office? (IABDM) March 2nd

8:00 a.m Registration
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

Dawn Ewing, PhD, RDH
Michael Margolis, DDS, AIAOMT, MIABDM
Marjan Seywerd, DDS, AIAOMT, CIABDM

Topics include: Weston Price nutrition, proper documentation, problem prescriptions, herbals, homeopathy in dentistry, oral cancer screening, fluoride toxicity, mouth body connection, dental connection to systemic diseases, care of diabetes, anemia in dentistry, MTHFR, oral probiotics, microscopes’ value in dental care, ozone, nanosilver, elctroacupuncture, Applied Kinesiology, thermography, meridians, use of the dental meridian chart, tongue diagnosis, safe mercury removal techniques, electrogalvanism, chelation, compatibility testing of dental materials, toxic root canals, cavitations, PRF and much more.

12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Complementary Lunch

Intro to the Treatment of Toxic Metals with Intravenous Disodium Edetate (chelation) (ICIM) March 2nd

8:00 a.m Registration
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

Charles Adams, MD “Introduction to the Treatment of Toxic Metals with Intravenous Disodium Edetate (chelation)”

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Al Augustine, JD “Issues for Medical boards in Medical Records”

Gretchen DuBeau, Esq. “Chelation Political Update”

Whether you want to start practicing chelation in your office, or just learn about it’s potential, this workshop will give you a solid understanding of the science and practice of this remarkably effective treatment for removing toxic metals from the body. Based on guidelines that define the industry standard, ICIM’s course is designed to provide training that is practical, detailed, and well documented.

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12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Complementary Lunch

Detoxification, IV Therapy and Environmental Toxicity (AAEM) March 2nd

8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

Jessica Tran, ND “Overview of Detoxification and Environmental Toxicity”
Jessica Tran, ND “Foundations in Clinical Nutrigenomics for Detoxification”
David Quig, PhD “Laboratory Evaluation and Assessment- Part 1 and 2”
Steve Ottersberg, MA, PhD “Applying Clinical Nutrigenomics for Detoxification”
Anju Usman, MD, FAAFP, ABIHM, FMAPS “Detoxification Strategies Utilizing Clinical Nutrigenomics?
W.A. Shrader, MD “IV Therapy with Nutrients” “IV Protocols” “Calculating Osmolarity: A Critical Factor When You Use IV Therapy”, and “IV Therapy Push”

The workshop has been designed for physicians, dentists, nutritionists, scientists & researchers and other allied health professionals.

The conference will teach attendees how to recognize and evaluate the most important and reliable laboratory tests, as well as relevant physical exam signs and symptoms, connected to toxicity and impaired detoxification to be able to interpret those tests so as to appropriately counsel patients on treatment options.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Instruct patients in effective detoxification methods to be performed at home including the use of oral supplements, sweating or heat purification methods.
  2. Introduce understanding of effective in-office methods for specific detoxification assistance techniques including intravenous nutrient infusion to facilitate natural chemical detoxification and cellular protection from toxic substances.

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12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Complementary Lunch

Separate registration and fees associated with all Thursday courses.

$ 250  1st Attendee
$ 200   Each Add’l Person

Friday, March 3rd Symposium

Print Schedule

7:00 a.m.  Registration
7:00 a.m.  Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. –  5:30 p.m.  Meeting

NOTE: Schedule is subject to change
7:45 a.m.


8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Joseph Hickey, MD “Environmental Toxins and their Relationship to Cardiovascular Disease, Dementia, Cancer, Alzheimer’s Disease,  and Fibromyalgia”

Learning Ojectives:

  1. Review the research on development of Dementia and environmental exposures (mercury & lead).
  2. Demonstrate how to protect brain function and reduce the development of cognitive dysfunction.
  3. Learn the proper individual measurement of neurotoxic metals.
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Michael Gerber, MD “Removing Metabolic and Environmental Toxins”

Learning Objectives:

  1. Oral surgery cleanup, lymphatic drainage.
  2. Ozonated coconut oil treatment for oral infections.
  3. Breast cancer root canaled teeth connection . . . Thermographic relationship.
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.


11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

David Quig, PhD  “Intestinal Barriers- Regulation and Clinical Implications of Breaches in the Host’s Multilayered Defense System”

Learning Objectives:

  1. The multi-factorial, layered and highly integrated intestinal barrier system that is essential for appropriate inflammatory and immune responses by the host.
  2. The three primary components of the intestinal barrier system.
  3. Maintenance of barrier components.
12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.


Friday Afternoon Breakout Sessions

1:30 p.m – 2:20 p.m.

 Jessica Tran, ND, Darin Ingels, ND, and James Willoughby, DO
“Overview of Immunotherapy: Food and Inhalants”

Ellie Campbell, DO
“Emerging Evidence for Oral Health in CVD Prevention”

Felix Liao, DDS, MIABDM
“Airway Diagnosis in Functional Medicine and Biological Dentistry”

Michael Gossweiler, DDS
“The Autoimmune Aspects of Periodontal Disease”

2:20 p.m – 3:10 p.m.


3:10 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 Jessica Tran, ND, Darin Ingels, ND, and James Willoughby, DO
“Overview of Immunotherapy: Metals and Molds”

Charles Adams, MD
“IASIS Neuro Feedback/IASIS Micro-Neural Stimulation”

Valerie Kanter, DMD, MS
“Regenerative Endodontics: The Fountain of Youth for a Dying Tooth”

Walter “Jess” Clifford, MS, FIAOMT
“Video Micrography of the Effects of Implantable Components on Viable Cells”

4:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.


4:50 p.m. – 5:40 p.m.

 Jessica Tran, ND, Darin Ingels, ND, and James Willoughby, DO
“Overview of Immunotherapy: Hormones and Neurotransmitters”

Alexander Mostovoy, HD, DHMS, BCCT
“Thermography: Effective Early Detection of Oral Pathology”

John Parks Trowbridge, MD
“Myths and Truths about Detoxification of Mercury in Tissues”

Phil Mollica, MS, DMD, NMD, IBDM, MIAOMT
“Novel Treatment for Osteonecrosis and Associated Infection of the Jaw”

5:40 p.m.


Our Friday Night Event

6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Calling all players. Casino night, featuring gaming, food, fireworks, prizes, and cash bar. We will also have a sound system, so bring your singing voice and instruments. Let’s jam and let our hair down. Free play money to start. Additional money available for purchase.

Saturday March 4th Symposium

Print Schedule

7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m.  Registration
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Meeting

NOTE: Schedule is subject to change
7:45 a.m.


8:00 a.m. -9:00 a.m.

Ken Southward, DDS “Systemic Theory of Causation of Dental Decay and the Role of Vitamin K2”

Learning Objectives:

  1. To include the brain and endocrine system in the dental caries process.
  2. To understand the role of oxidative stress and inflammation relative to dental caries.
  3. To emphasize the importance of nutrition, particularly vitamin K2, in preventing dental decay.
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Thomas Levy, MD, JD “Apical Peridontosis, Heart Attacks, and Chronic disease – The Hidden Epidemic”

Learning Objectives:

  1. All teeth with chronic apical periodontitis, including root canal-treated teeth, can and often do directly cause the formation of the blood clots that result in acute heart attacks.
  2. Chronic apical periodontitis, even when the radiolucencies are very large, are present in a significant percentage of the population, even though they are often completely asymptomatic.
  3. 3D Digital X-ray examination of all the teeth must be routinely performed in the workup of a cardiac patient, and must be repeated when a stable cardiac patient later clinically destabilizes since previously unaffected teeth can develop apical periodontitis for multiple reasons.
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

David Minkoff, MD “Occult Dental Pathology as a Cause of Systemic Illness”

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the role of dental pathology in systemic illness.
  2. Approach to systemic illness that always includes thorough dental examination.
  3. How dental pathology causes autonomic nervous system dysfunction.
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Boyd Haley, PhD, MIAOMT “An Evaluation of Heavy Metal Chelation by Various Commercially Available Compound”

Learning Objectives:

  1. To educate the attendees on the strength and weaknesses of various chelators currently being used to treat metal toxicities.
  2. To educate the attendees on the biochemical and biophysical barriers to the removal of toxic heavy metals.
2:30 p.m. –  3:30 p.m.

David Brownstein, MD “Iodine: The Universal Anti-Cancer Agent”

Learning Objectives:

  1. This lecture will describe how iodine deficiency can predispose cells to become hyperplastic.
  2. The listener will learn why different oxidation states of iodine have different effects on the tissues of the body.
  3. This lecture will teach the audience how to properly dose iodine to have anti-hyperplastic and anti-cancer effects.
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


4:30 p.m. –  5:30 p.m.

Anju Usman, MD, FAAFP, ABIHM, FMAPS  “Addressing SiBO/Biofilms in Patients with Chronic Illnesses and Autism”

Learning Ojectives:

  1. Common misconception that dysbiosis causes SIBO.
  2. Patients with digestive issues, including children with Autism, may be at risk for developing SIBO.
  3. By implementing a multi-step process, patient’s may experience relief in GI symptoms, improve detoxification pathways and help re-establish the gut brain connection.
5:30 p.m.


9: a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

March 5th- The Becoming of a Biological Practice….   Informal Q & A for IAOMT Members

This will be a Q&A driven lecture. There will be advice on what to buy first, how to convert from a conventional practice, how to handle and hire staff, how to speak with patients and much more. Attending this gathering may be the most important mind organizer and confidence builder for you before you return home to begin anew on Monday morning. Not to be missed by the first time attendees or those who want to continue to build their practice.