ODHA Website > Professional Development > FREE Audiocast: Conversations with Dr. Glogauer & Kim Ivan

Conversations with Dr. Glogauer and Kim Ivan is a free audiocast for oral health professionals.  Join Dr. Michael Glogauer, DDS, PhD, Dip. Perio, and Kim Ivan, RDH, BIS (Hon) biweekly for new episodes including evidence-based information, covering a wide-range of important topics applicable to the oral health profession.

Submit questions and topic suggestions, to be considered for future audiocast episodes by email.

About Dr. Glogauer
Dr. Michael Glogauer, DDS, PhD, Dip. Perio, has a periodontal practice, is a professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry and head of dental oncology at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.  To learn more about Dr. Glogauer, visit his practice website OMG Perio.



About Kim Ivan, RDH
Kim Ivan, RDH, BIS (Hon) has over 35 years of dental hygiene and leadership experience. She is a long-time member and volunteer of the ODHA serving in a variety of capacities, including former President. Currently, she is ODHA’s Policy Advisor and Chair of the Research Advisory Board. Kim completed her Honours Bachelor in Interdisciplinary Studies degree at Seneca College in 2021.



Date Title
09/10/2021 Episode 44: Overview of the immune system (Members only)
08/27/2021 Episode 43: Interview with Dr. Madathil: Incidence of COVID-19 in Dentistry (Members only)
08/12/2021 Episode 42: Osteoporosis and oral health (Members only)
07/23/2021 Episode 41: Osteoporosis (Members only)
07/09/2021 Episode 40: COVID-19 vaccines: Part 2 (Members only)
06/25/2021 Episode 39: COVID-19 vaccines: Part 1 (Members only)
06/11/2021 Episode 38: Post-COVID Syndrome (Members only)
05/28/2021 Episode 37: Cardiovascular and periodontal diseases (Members only)
05/14/2021 Episode 36: Interview with Dr. Allison: Research on SARS-CoV-2 and Canadian dental and dental hygiene schools (Members only)
04/30/2021 Episode 35: Air polishing: New Conversations episode (Members only)
04/16/2021 Episode 34: Pediatric population and COVID-19: Part 2
(Members only)


Episode 33: Pediatric population and COVID-19: Part 1
(Members only)
03/12/2021 Episode 32: Interview with Dr. A. Barbour, PhD, on oral microbiome
(Members only)
02/26/2021 Episode 31: Periodontal disease and COVID-19 (Members only)
02/12/2021 Episode 30: Pemphigus (Members only)
01/29/2021 Episode 29: Dementia and oral health, plus FAQ’s (Members only)
01/15/2021 Episode 28: COVID-19 what we know so far about SARS-Cov-2 and COVID-19 (Members only)
2020 Click here to access episodes recorded in 2020
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Episode 37: Cardiovascular and periodontal diseases
Keynotes and Resources


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Episode 22: Role of vitamin D in systemic health, oral health, &
Keynotes and Resources


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Episode 7: HPV and oral cancer
Keynotes and Resources
Human papillomavirus in oral cancer


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Episode 5: Global epidemic of periodontal disease
Periodontal disease: the portrait of an epidemic


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Episode 4: Frequently asked questions


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Episode 3: Asymptomatic transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus


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Episode 1: Returning to practice during the COVID-19 pandemic



The views, information, or opinions expressed during the ‘Conversations with Dr. Glogauer’ series are solely those of the participants and do not necessarily represent those of the Ontario Dental Hygienists’ Association.  Viewers are reminded to consider professional knowledge, skills and judgement as well as regulatory guidance.