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In the United States alone someone is diagnosed with some form of Oral Cancer once every 12-15 minutes and 60% are advanced or metastatic when they are final diagnosed.

In fact,  in less than an hour someone will die from oral cancer.  Obviously the sooner this is recognized and addressed the better off our patients will be!

Learning objectives:
  • Discuss the lumps and bumps that will help save lives or our patients
  • Walk through protocol that should be used by both doctor and hygienist at a minimum to protect our patients from the risks of cancer

Release date: Tue, June 11, 2013

Speaker: Jill Taylor, RDH

jill-taylor-rdhJill Taylor graduated from the Community College of Southern Nevada in 1987 with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene. She has worked in clinical practices as a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 23 years, recently retiring from the Exceptional Dental Practice in Las Vegas, Nevada and pursuing her independent consulting full time.  She has recently joined Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies as their Hygiene Program Director. She is also a member of the International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics (IACA).

In the clinical setting, Jill specialized in non-surgical periodontal treatment, with special emphasis on Molecular Testing and Laser Therapy.  She previously worked with Premier Laser and became certified on two different lasers in 1997.  Jill has co-authored several articles appearing in well-respected dental journals regarding Laser applications in periodontal therapy.  In addition to being a published author, Jill is an accomplished speaker who presents on topics including Molecular Testing, Restorative Communication and Acceptance, and Laser Therapy in Periodontal Treatment.

In her private practice, Jill had achieved positive and predictable results supporting restorative and aesthetic case acceptance by utilizing the JP Consultants Clinical Model since 1991.  She is trained in the newest technologies and treatments available and brings extensive knowledge of current science and research into every training she facilitates. Her work with the Las Vegas Institute allows her to express her enthusiasm for the future of dental hygiene while training others in the most up-to-date methods of patient care.


Address: 1401 Hillshire, Dr. Suite 200, Las Vegas, NV 89134
Phone: 888.584.3237; 702.341.7978
Fax: 702.341.8510