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Episode 310: Bringing Silver Diamine Fluoride to Your Practice, with Elevate Oral Care's Hayley Buckner and Steve Pardue
310: What is Silver Diamine Fluoride? Steve Pardue and Hayley Buckner from Elevate Oral Care share the inside scoop on bringing silver diamine fluoride to the US market, what it means for patients, and how your dental practice can begin to use it right away. This episode of The Dental...  Read More
1540 Michelle Lee, Exec Director of OSAP, on Infection Control Best Practices : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Michelle Lee was named OSAP’s Executive Director in July 2018. Michelle came to OSAP with more than 30 years of dental and healthcare staffing and experience with team development training. Prior to OSAP, Michelle worked at DDS Staffing Resources Inc, beginning as a recruiter in 1988 before being...  Read More
1538 RADM Timothy Ricks, Chief Dental Officer of the US Public Health Service, on Oral Health in America : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Timothy L. Ricks, D.M.D., M.P.H., F.I.C.D., currently serves as the 19th Chief Dental Officer of the U.S. Public Health Service as well as Assistant Surgeon General. He serves as the Surgeon General’s spokesperson on oral health and interacts with chief dental officers from other countries, with...  Read More
1532 Orthodontist Dr. Yan Kalika on Thinking Two Moves Ahead in Dental Technology : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Yan Kalika, DMD, MS is a certified specialist in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontics, the Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontics and the San Francisco Dental...  Read More
1527 American Dental Association President Dr. Daniel Klemmedson on the State of the Dental Profession : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Daniel J. Klemmedson, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Tucson, Arizona, is the president of the American Dental Association. From 2015 to 2019, Dr. Klemmedson served as the Fourteenth District trustee to the ADA Board of Trustees and served in the ADA House of Delegates from 2004 to 2014....  Read More
Saliva Ejector: Is one Patient’s Junk Ending up in Another’s Mouth?
Two questions from our compliance inspection checklist often draw blank stares from clinical staff.             Do you flush your air/water syringes at least 20 seconds between patients?             Do you ask your patients to close their lips around the saliva ejector? Most clinicians we ask...  Read More
1520 Debora Carrier, RDH, and Dr. Kwane Watson, DMD, on Mobile Dentistry and Fashionable PPE : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
In 2015 Debora developed and patented temperature regulating, moisture wicking, antimicrobial uniforms and founded Twice as Nice Uniforms.  In addition to her many years working as a dental hygienist she was also a high fashion model. She took her experience and love of fashion to NYC where she...  Read More
1519 Dr. Lauren Zalay on Helping Dentists with PPE Shortages : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Lauren Zalay is a practicing dentist in Chicago.  Her specialty is her incredible ability to put patients at ease and allow them to enjoy their trip to the dentist. Dr. Zalay truly feels if someone loves their teeth, then they will smile brighter and live better.  She resides in Chicago with...  Read More
1477 Dr. Bob & Kim Stewart on Creating a Vision & Starting with Why : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Bob Stewart, known to his patients, team, and friends as Dr. Bob, has been practicing dentistry for 32 years, and loves it more today than ever. He graduated from dental school (San Antonio) in 1988 and worked as an associate dentist for a large group practice in the Houston area for three and...  Read More
1460 Dr. Takeisha Presson on COVID-19, Dental Insurance and Socioeconomics : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Takeisha Presson is a native of Washington, DC. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Zoology with a minor in Spanish at Ohio Weselyan University. After working several years as a Biologist for the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, a branch of the Food and Drug Administration, she...  Read More
1457 Cherie Le Penske & Fred Joyal of Armor Respiration on Solving PPE Shortages & CO2 Contamination : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Cherie founded Armor Dental Corp., a dental product development company and manufacturer in February 2016. Le Penske, a seasoned entrepreneur for 20 years, also founded LP Group, a consulting firm in 2000, which provides strategic communications counsel and services to leading business and...  Read More
1452 Don Casey, CEO of Dentsply Sirona, on COVID-19 & the Dental Product Market : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Donald Casey is Chief Executive Officer of Dentsply Sirona. He has more than 30 years of global health care experience and an outstanding track record in identifying and commercializing medical innovations. He most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of the Medical segment of Cardinal...  Read More
1441 Howard Talks Profitable Pandemic Dentistry with Sam Bignault and the UAB Dental Business Club
Howard recently spoke with dental school students from the University of Alabama at Birmingham about the business of dentistry and what to expect coming out of dental school during the 2020 pandemic. VIDEO - DUwHF #1441 - Sam Bignault AUDIO - DUwHF #1441 - Sam Bignault Subscribe to Dentistry...  Read More
1439 Dr. Shervin Molayem on the Link Between Gum Disease and COVID-19 : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Molayem received both his Bachelor of Arts in History and Doctor of Dental Surgery at the UCLA School of Dentistry.  Thereafter, Dr. Molayem completed a specialty program in Periodontics at the Herman Ostrow USC School of Dentistry. He is the Founder of both the UCLA and USC Journals of Dental...  Read More
1438 Howard and Dr. Vaibhav Garg Talk Success in Dentistry After COVID-19
Dr. Vaibhav Garg (MDS) is an endodontic specialist, director & owner of the  first microscope enhanced practice, Vijay Dental Clinic, in the city of Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh). He is a combination of a clinician and an educator, focusing mainly on teaching safer endodontics through a clinician's...  Read More
1436 Dr. Hessam Nowzari on Scientific Terrorism, Intellectual Evil & COVID-19 : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Hessam Nowzari graduated from the University of Brussels in Belgium, University of Rennes in France, PhD in Biology and Health Sciences, and University of Southern California, Advanced Periodontics program. He was the Director of Advanced Periodontics at USC from 1995 to 2012 and a Diplomate of...  Read More
1422 American Dental Association President Dr. Chad Gehani and Executive Director Dr. Kathleen O’Loughlin : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Chad P. Gehani, an endodontist from Queens, New York, is president of the American Dental Association. Since 2014, Dr. Gehani has served as the Second District Trustee to the ADA Board of Trustees, and was a delegate in the House of Delegates from 2000 to 2014. Dr. Gehani was previously the...  Read More
1420 Eric Shirley, President of Patterson Dental, on the Dental Profession in 2020 : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Eric Shirley is the President of Patterson Dental, a leading, value-added distributor focused on providing best-in-class products, services and technology to the dental and animal health markets. Prior to joining Patterson, Eric held leadership positions at Midmark, Dentsply International and...  Read More
1419 The Future of Virus Testing with Seray Cicek of LSK Technologies : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Seray Cicek is a medical technology innovator and synthetic biology enthusiast. She holds a MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences and BASc in Engineering Science (Biomedical) from the University of Toronto. Her strong interest in synthetic biology led her to pursue graduate studies in Keith Pardee’s lab....  Read More
1415 Make Your Own Masks with Dr. Spencer Zaugg : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Spencer Zaugg received his bachelor degrees in chemistry and microbiology at Weber State University then earned his doctorate in dental medicine at Southern Illinois University. Following dental school, he completed a 1 year full-time fellowship in implant dentistry at SIUE- SDM. He attends...  Read More
1401 The Protocols to Return to Work in Dentistry with Confidence in the COVID-19 Era by Kwang-Bum Park, DDS, MS, PhD, Founder & CEO MegaGen Implant, Chairman MIR Dental Network
Dr. Kwang-Bum Park graduated from dental college of Kyungpook National University in 1985 and received his PhD degree in 1995 with the thesis about ‘the periodontal regeneration’. In 1993, he started seminars for private dentists to teach clinical periodontics and implant dentistry. Until now, more...  Read More
1399 Infection Control for Dental Professionals in the COVID-19 Era with Frank Hammes, CEO, IQAir : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
In the early ’90s, Frank Hammes joined the family business. After promoting an after-market cabin air filter the company had developed for Mercedes-Benz automobiles, Frank Hammes turned his attention to portable room air cleaners. Dissatisfied with existing products, he set out to build a line of...  Read More
1398 The PPE Worldwide Supply Chain: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly with Rick Cohen, Managing Director, Benco Dental : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
After three years as an IT consultant at Accenture, Rick Cohen joined Benco in 1994 to create Painless, the industry’s first windows-based e-commerce software.  Since then, he’s taken on increasing responsibilities within Benco, focusing on Information Technology, Logistics, Clarion Financial, and...  Read More
1397 Understanding Calamities and Catastrophes in the Age of COVID-19 with Kimberly Harms D.D.S. : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr Kim Harms personal mission is to help dentists navigate the emotional issues they will face in life (and in the next year or so specifically).  If she can help dentists understand that they can’t control what calamities or catastrophes they will encounter in life, but they can control how they...  Read More
TELE-COMMUNICATE - TELE-CONNECT--TELE-DENTISTRY Get started in (3) easy steps
The ADA has created a great weblink for you to learn more about implementing TELE-DENTISTRY to communicate with your patients during this Pandemic Crisis, and it’s not as hard as you think to get started.  Follow the link that includes, TELE-DENTISTRY:  COVID-19 Coding and Billing Guidance. (D9995...  Read More
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