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ARE YOU TESTING EVERYONE?

YOU SHOULD. 

In addition to our clinical laboratory services, we are here to support you with on-going education and support to best serve your practice and your patients. We offer how-to videos, online and printed resources, patient resources, and complimentary coaching. 

Stop Guessing. Start Testing.

Testing is the first step in early detection and prevention.

Screen. Test. Clear.

50%

Up to 50% of heart attacks and strokes are triggered by oral pathogens.

Source: Circulation (2013)

70%

More likely to develop Alzheimer’s Disease in people who suffer from gum disease for more than 10 years.

Source: Alz Res Therapy (2017)

7x

Increased risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes including preterm birth and low birth weight.

Source: AAOSH

12%

Higher risk of Premature Death in women who have a history of periodontal disease.

Source: Journal of the American Heart Association (2017)

up to 50%

Greater risk of developing Cancer including oral, esophageal, lung, colorectal, pancreatic, and breast cancers.

Source: AAOSH

95%

of Americans with Diabetes also have periodontal disease. Periodontal disease lowers glycemic control.

Source: AAOSH

DO YOUR PATIENTS HAVE BLEEDING GUMS?

Oral bacteria make their way into the bloodstream and place you at risk.

WHO TO TEST?

WHY TEST?

Oral Health:

  • Gingivitis: Are your patients bleeding? Testing drives early detection, effective treatment, and prevention.

  • Periodontal Disease: Testing drives a medical diagnosis and enables you to develop a personalized treatment plan to clear the infection.

  • Restorative care: Testing ensures a clear site for implants and drives better outcomes for restorative work.

Systemic Health:

  • Irrefutable evidence of link to a growing list of systemic diseases

  • Defined connection to Heart Disease and Stroke, High-risk Pregnancy, Alzheimer's, Diabetes

  • Testing empowers you to treat your patients holistically and provide true life-saving care

Great For Your Practice:

  • For Doctors: Strong economic incentives and increases case acceptance.

  • For Hygienists: Improves job satisfaction and drives patient loyalty.

  • For the Team: Set yourself apart and deliver the highest level of care.

WHY HR5?

The most sensitive, accurate, and affordable test on the market

Our test is backed by science and technical validation

We provide training and resources to build your confidence to test, treat, and clear your patients effectively

HOW TO TEST?

  1. Easy to describe, explain, and market to the patient

  2. Order via our user-friendly online provider portal

  3. Fast medical history checkbox

  4. Collect 1ml of patient saliva

  5. Place in sealed container

  6. Schedule FedEx pick-up

  7. Results in 2 days

  8. Share results with patients [secure and HIPAA compliant]

  9. Implement treatment plan

  10. Retest to ensure success

START WITH A FREE CE COURSE

Salivary Diagnostics: Stop Guessing and Start Testing

Presented by Tom Nabors, DDS and Lora Hooper, RDH

©2022 by Direct Diagnostics LLC. Direct Diagnostics is certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA), 42 U.S.C. §263a, and meets the requirements to perform high complexity tests. CLIA Registration 45D2190910. 

Direct Diagnostics is certified under the College of American Pathologists (CAP), CAP Accreditation #9088531

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