Clues to a Devastating Illness Seminar – December 9, 2017

District of Columbia Dental Hygienists Association & Capital Symposiums, LLC Presents,

Clues to a Devastating Illness:

Severe Mental Illness and Oral Health and how Xylitol Can Help!  Speaker:  Lisa Stillman, RDH, BS


LECTURE:      December 9, 2017 TIME:   8:00 am-1:30 pm CEU 5- – (Breakfast & registration 8:00am)

LOCATION:   Army Navy Country Club – 1700 Army Navy Dr. Arlington, Virginia

ENROLLMENT FEE- $85.00  Limited seating:  Registration due by December 7, 2017 (NO WALK IN).  Payment may be made by CHECK, MONEY ORDER, CREDIT CARD (NO American EXPRESS)

Call 703-946-2575 or email with questions.

CEU  5

This month we are collecting TOYS or gift to be delivered to Mary’s Center in Washington DC for the holidays.  Please help us by bringing a UNWRAPPED toy or gift for the children with you to this CE.



About Our Topic and Speaker: December 9, 2017

Clues to a Devastating Illness: 

Severe Mental Illness and Oral Health and how Xylitol Can Help!


Course Description

Severe mental illness (SMI) is a life-altering disease that affects people just as they are beginning to discover the freedoms of adulthood. In addition to the psychosocial challenges faced by this population, many confront a myriad of oral health issues including xerostomia and tooth loss. This session offers oral health professionals insight into SMI and how to provide care in a safe and respective manner. This course also offers dental health professionals an easy alternative to help the oral needs of their clients such as xylitol that aids in wellness, reduces dental decay and plaque formation. The Five W’s of xylitol; the Who, What, When, Where, and Why will become clear upon completion of this course. In addition, attendees will be able to offer a healthy tasty alternative for increasing clients’ wellness and total health.

Lisa S. Stillman, RDH, BS

2008 Sunstar/RDH Award of Distinction Recipient Member of American Dental Hygienists Association Founding Member or American Academy of Oral Systemic Health

Member of NAMI (National Alliance of the Mentally Ill)



  • December 9, 2017
    8:00 am - 1:30 pm



1700 Army Navy Dr, Arlington, Virginia, United States