Cieplak Dental Excellence Considers Oral and Overall Health, Completes Continuing Education on the Mouth-Body Connection in La Plata, MD

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One of Cieplak Dental Excellence’s experienced Registered Dental Hygienists (RDH), Betsy, recently attended a seminar called, "Conscientious Eating: Mental Health, Inflammation and the Aging Brain." Together, Betsy and dentists, Dr. Patrick Cieplak and Dr. Charniece Whitaker, are excited to take what she learned from this course and further improve the prevention of oral conditions like periodontal disease in order for their patients to lead a healthier life.

Dr. Patrick Cieplak, Dentist in La Plata, MD

Dr. Patrick Cieplak, Dentist in La Plata, MD, Considers More Than Oral Health

Guiding their patients on a path to healthy, fulfilling lives begins by understanding how each part of the body is intertwined, each one affecting the other in different ways.

One of Cieplak Dental Excellence’s Registered Dental Hygienists, Betsy, recently attended a seminar called, "Conscientious Eating: Mental Health, Inflammation and the Aging Brain." Excited to apply this new information at Cieplak Dental Excellence, Betsy and the entire team welcome new patients to learn more by scheduling a free consultation. La Plata, MD dentists, Dr. Patrick Cieplak and Dr. Charniece Whitaker, have been part of the lives of their patients for more than 30 years. Their team of knowledgeable and dedicated dental professionals at Cieplak Dental Excellence work diligently to guide their patients to healthier lives through dentistry.

Dr. Cieplak, Dr. Whitaker and their team focus on the individuality of every patient, with a unique understanding that everybody is different and has unique needs that must be met in order to maintain optimal health and wellness. The mouth-body connection is a critical component in making this happen. Guiding their patients on a path to healthy, fulfilling lives begins by understanding how each part of the body is intertwined, each one affecting the other in different ways. The team at Cieplak Dental Excellence recognizes that there is a connection between proper diet, mental health, an aging brain and inflammation, and is committed to raising awareness of this connection through individualized care and continuing education.

Part of this continuing education took place at a recent seminar called, "Conscientious Eating: Mental Health, Inflammation and the Aging Brain," sponsored by the Institute for Brain Potential and presented by Lisa E. Goehler, Ph.D. The course is an Academy of General Dentistry Approved PACE Program and teaches dental professionals about the connections that exist within the body and how each part can affect the other, such as how inflammation can be connected to periodontal disease in some patients.

Periodontal disease is a common oral condition affecting over half the adult population in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Periodontal disease has many possible causes however Dr. Cieplak and Dr. Whitaker know that finding the right solution to not only treat, but also to prevent, this disease relies on personalized care that considers more than just a patients’ immediate symptoms. To determine the ideal solution to achieve optimal results, these dentists and their team consider how each part of the body is linked and how each patient’s body is unique before recommending a treatment plan.

Those interested in learning more about the mouth-body connection and those experiencing symptoms of periodontal disease, including swollen or bleeding gums and bad breath, should schedule a consultation with trusted dentists in La Plata, MD, Dr. Cieplak and Dr. Whitaker, by visiting http://www.patcieplakdds.com.

About the Practice

Cieplak Dental Excellence has been offering trusted dental care to patients in the La Plata, MD area for over 30 years. Founder, Dr. Patrick Cieplak, is dedicated to learning the latest dental techniques and has completed thousands of hours of continuing education courses. Dr. Cieplak is one of only 3,000 dentists worldwide to achieve Mastership with the Academy of General Dentistry. He is a Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantology as well as Associate Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. His associate, Dr. Charniece Whitaker, is a general dentist who received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. She strives to always develop her skills and serve her community with minimally invasive and effective techniques. To learn more about Dr. Cieplak, Dr. Whitaker, their team, or the services they offer, please visit http://www.patcieplakdds.com or call 301-609-9999 to schedule an appointment.

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