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Music With Lyrics, Save It For The Parties (Not For Studying).
Music With Lyrics, Save It For The Parties (Not For Studying).I like Bruno Mars (I actually love him), but not when I work or study (I still study to make content for ). You may have the songs that empower you, make you feel great, and are fun. But save them for the shower, party nights, or the...  Read More
There Was A Problem With Dental Hygiene Exam Prep Courses!
There Was A Problem With Dental Hygiene Exam Prep Courses!Welcome to dental hygiene boards prep solution! If you are reading this post, that means you are ready to graduate! You know you can overcome anything, right? But if you are having difficulties choosing a dental hygiene exam review tool to...  Read More
Let's Learn From Those Who Failed!
Student K (nickname) was a top student in her program. Nobody had ever imagined that she would fail the dental hygiene boards.Some students “FAIL” at the Dental Hygiene National Boards (NBDHE, NDHCE). Student P (nickname) failed the written boards twice. P was an excellent clinician and was loved...  Read More
T-Bone Speaks: Why You Should Never Take Your Hygienist For Granted with Dr. Leslie Holmes-Leach
        Welcome back to another highly anticipated episode of T-Bone Speaks. In this episode, I interview Dr. Leslie Holmes-Leach from  about working in a small-town dental practice and why you should value your dental hygienists.Dr. Leslie Holmes-Leach is from Anderson County and has worked in the...  Read More
Indications and Contraindications for Coronal Polishing [Dental Hygiene]
What is coronal polishing?Coronal polishing is defined as the procedure that removes plaque and stain from the coronal surfaces of teeth. It gives the patient the “clean and sparkly” feeling and concludes many dental appointments. As much as the patient may love having their teeth...  Read More
[Embryology] How to remember the stages of tooth development
During one of my latest presentation, while we were talking about Embryology and Histology, one of the students asked me what type of memory techniques I use to memorize content. I thought it was a great question so today I would like to share with you a few easy tips on how to memorize the...  Read More
Episode 16: Fundamentals of Dental Ergonomics
Ergonomic solutions not working out for you? Take 7 minutes to explore the fundamentals of understanding posturing while practicing dentistry from a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher or Podbean. Episode 16: The Fundamentals ...  Read More
I Needed Therapy so I Started a Web Blog
For a number of years, I've been able to find work writing dental blogs for marketing firms and dental offices. It's a nice part time gig, but my name could never be associated with them as a ghost writer. I love educating the public and writing is my therapy too so a month or so ago, I decided to...  Read More
Episode 7: Native American Heritage Month and Family Values
November is a time of reflection, gratitude, and family values. Did you also know that November is Native American Heritage Month? Co-founder, Christie, is Wamponoag and for this month we decided to share her beautiful heritage and values. Jasmin has learned so much from Christie over the years....  Read More
Patient presented with full mouth pain/gum pain. Examination revealed full mouth perio disease. Full mouth SRPs with oral irrigation and Stannous Fluoride rinse for daily home use was the recommended treatment. Consent forms were signed by patient and procedures explained. The patient was...  Read More
Consultant Tip: Pre-Scheduling of Hygiene Patients
To insure the viability of the practice, at least 85% to 90% of the patients should leave the office with an appointment or a future recall date. Why not schedule 100% of the patients? Not every patient should be pre-scheduled because they can't be trusted to keep the appointment. This is why it is...  Read More
Hygienist or Gynocologist?
When you see a client twice or more a year for over a decade, you certainly build a trust like no other. As a therapist (yes, we hygienists are therapists) I have found that patients sometimes just need help with other completely unrelated topics. There was no preparing for the recent discussion I...  Read More
Hi, I'm Charlotte!
"Dental Hygiene Hell" was the phrase coined by my classmates back in 1998. I'm sure we weren't the only wanna-be RDH's that thought our program was one gigantic stress inducing, social life strangling, time devouring tornado.We were neck deep in pharmacology, chemistry, root morphology, histology...  Read More

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