Oral Health Hacks: Evidence Based Research on What Improves Oral Health and What Harms Us
Friday October 25, 2019 – 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Does charcoal toothpaste whiten teeth? Is flossing effective? Does oil pulling remove toxins? Which oral hygiene products work? This dynamic session will explore the common questions our patients have about trends and products and will give you evidence-based answers to their questions.
Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta is a general dentist practicing in Brampton, Ontario. She graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1995 and the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry in 1999. She later became certified in adult education and she was an instructor at a dental hygiene college. She currently works at a community health centre treating children and seniors on public dental programs.
Teaching, volunteerism and community service are her passions. She has given many presentations and has written several articles for the Ontario Dentist journal, where she is on the Editorial Board. She is on several committees with the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) and her local dental society, Halton-Peel Dental Association, where she was president. She received the Award of Merit from the ODA and was selected to be on the Canadian Dental Association’s Future of the Profession Task Force. She successfully advocated to keep community water fluoridation in her region and has been meeting with politicians to improve public dental programs. She enjoys teaching people how to improve their oral health, mentoring and educating colleagues and improving access to oral health care.