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Why SportingSmiles Turned To 3D Printing
As their customer base continued to grow,  company needed a new business model to satisfy the needs of customers. Founded in 2009 in Brookfield, Wisconsin, SportingSmiles took the next step to their dental production in 2018 when the company invested in 3D Printing. It was an easy decision for CEO...  Read More
1602 Dr. Devin Savage on Alleviating Spine & Neck Problems with the Archlifter : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Relieving Pain & Improving Posture Other topics covered include implantology, state vs. private health insurance, and the differences in COVID-19 response between the US and Germany. Guest Speaker: Dr. Devin Savage   Devin grew up in Sacramento, CA and also in Ohio. He graduated from Miami of...  Read More
1600 Dr. Jan Jaffer of TREC Dental on Mindset, Motivation & Giving Back : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
The Best Ways to Keep Yourself and Your Team Going Strong Guest Speaker: Dr. Jan Jaffer Dr. Jan Jaffer graduated from UOP in San Francisco in 2002 at the age of 22. Through his ethos of hard work, integrity and giving back to his patients, staff and the community, Jan developed the TREC Dental...  Read More
1593 Prof. Len Crocombe on Raising Oral Health Awareness in Developing Countries : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Addressing Oral Cancer and Dental Hygiene in Papua New Guinea Guest Speaker: Prof. Len Crocombe Professor Len Crocombe has worked in private practice, the public sector and in academia. He has been a State and Federal Councillor of the Australian Dental Association for many years. Len has...  Read More
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1585 Vikram Vora, CEO of Sabka Dentist, on the Growth of Dentistry in India : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
“Getting People to Recognize the Importance of Oral Health” Guest Speaker: Vikram Vora Vikram Vora is the CEO and Founding Partner of Sabka Dentist. He started his career with Lion Bridge Capital as a project manager, moved on to ICICI Bank (India’s largest private sector bank) as a knowledge...  Read More
How to Tell if N95 or KN95 Respirators are Fake
Fake N95 and KN95 Respirators in the United States This blog post details how to tell if N95 or KN95 respirators are fake. Many employees, especially in the healthcare and dental fields, are .  Unfortunately, employers need to be on the lookout for counterfeit N95s. Since the beginning of the...  Read More
Lack of Respirator Use and Respiratory Protection Program Continues to Put Dental Practices at Risk
I’m a little late this year in reviewing 2020 from a compliance standpoint. That doesn’t mean it was any less exciting than others. In reviewing OSHA’s enforcement database for 2020, it was surprisingly light considering we’re in the midst of a pandemic. Dental practices were on the receiving end...  Read More
How Technology Can Alleviate The Strain on Dentists
‘When was your last dental’ appointment?’ Even in normal times you may struggle to remember off the top of your head. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s become even more unlikely that people have been able to schedule their regular dentist appointments. In March 2020, the American...  Read More
1567 Chicago Dental Society President Dr. Dean P. Nicholas on Guiding Dentistry's Next Generation : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
“Lessons You Don't Learn In Dental School” Guest Speaker: Dr. Dean P. Nicholas Dr. Dean Nicholas, better known as Dr. Dino, is a general dentist in Lombard, IL practicing in the western suburbs of Chicago.  His practice is known as Dr. Dino’s Dental Oasis. He is a 1986 graduate of Loyola...  Read More
OSHA and COVID-19: Dentistry Update
OSHA, COVID-19, and Dentistry Smart Training's Vice President of Healthcare, Lee Slaton, is an expert in OSHA dentistry laws. Check out his recent webinar, hosted by the . Watch the video below, or keep scrolling for a textual transcription.  COVID-19 Dental Compliance Changes Texas dentists:...  Read More
1561 Dr. Fotinos Panagakos on the COVID Impact on Dental Education : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Panagakos received his DMD from UMDNJ-New Jersey Dental School (now Rutgers University School of Dental Medicine) and his PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from UMDNJ-Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in 1992. Dr. Panagakos joined the West Virginia University School of Dentistry in...  Read More
1560 Dr. Timothy Webber on Returning to Profitability After COVID-19 : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Tim graduated in 1997 and purchased his first practice two years later. He was quick to embrace consumer advertising, at that time only just legalized, tooth whitening and clear aligner therapy, also only just available in the UK. Using contacts practicing in other countries, Tim incorporated...  Read More
1554 Jon Koch, Senior VP at Henry Schein, on COVID-19, Dental Technology & The Global Supply Chain : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Mr. Koch joined Henry Schein in 2018 and is Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein’s Global Dental Group. He is responsible for overall leadership of the Global Dental Group, including strategic direction, management, and business performance as well as sales, marketing,...  Read More
1553 Dr. William P. Magee Jr., CEO of Operation Smile, on the Global Impact of Charitable Dentistry : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
William (Bill) P. Magee Jr. D.D.S., M.D., is a plastic and craniofacial surgeon who founded Operation Smile in 1982 with his wife, Kathleen S. Magee, and serves as the organization's Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Magee has trained and mentored thousands of physicians worldwide. A featured guest on...  Read More
Categories: Public Health
Which Dental Procedures Spread COVID-19?
Mitigating the spread of COVID-19 is more than just avoiding an outbreak being traced back to your practice. It’s about keeping your dental employees safe at work. OSHA legally requires you to provide a safe workplace for your employees, and COVID-19 poses a threat. Dental Professionals: Highest...  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
Are Respirators with Exhalation Valves Effective?
Respirators with Exhalation Valves With the , Smart Training’s Vice President of Healthcare, Lee Slaton, told Practice Owners not to use respirators with exhalation valves.  This blog post explains why your dental employees should not wear respirators with exhalation valves. What is the exhalation...  Read More
From Data Driven Dentists to Digitalized Insurance Plans: Toothpic’s Experts Predict What 2021 has in Store for the Dental Industry
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a transformative event for all of our lives, and things won’t simply go back to normal in 2021. Whilst all industries have been affected by changes to workplaces and working practices, the dental industry in particular has seen a transformation in relation to oral...  Read More
1534 Dr. Ami Agbabli on Missionary Dentistry & Private Practice Ownership : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Ami was born and raised in Togo, a French speaking country in West Africa. She moved to the States as a high school student, and received her undergrad degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She later received her DDS degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN. She...  Read More
1531 Dr. Guillaume Gardon-Mollard on Global Treatment Planning and Dentistry in Europe : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Guillaume Gardon-Mollard graduated from the Université d’Auvergne in 2003. He earned a post graduate degree in Prosthodontics from the University of Paris. He’s also a graduate from the Kois Center in Seattle. He practices in Tours, France where he maintains a general practice focusing on...  Read More
Difference Between a Fit Test and a User Seal Check
OSHA Respiratory Protection Program First: know that if you have any employees wearing respirators in your practice, OSHA requires that you comply with the respiratory protection standard. Both the respirator fit test and the user seal check are essential to be compliant with the OSHA respiratory...  Read More
1528 Dr. Sharona Dayan on the Importance of Vitamin D to Oral and Overall Health : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Sharona Dayan comes from a family chock full of dentists. As a child growing up in Tehran she often went to her father’s practice after school and saw that his patients were like family. It was her father’s A-list of clients that helped him escape persecution in Iran and move his family to...  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? ...  Read More
1524 Dr. Haif AlQahtani & Dr. Shahd Elghazali of Dentiscope on E-Learning for Upcoming Dentists : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
During their time at university, Shahd and Haif both struggled to find that "one-stop-shop" for interesting, visual extra study material related to Dentistry. During a simple boring study session, they put their heads together and thus the concept of Dentiscope was born. Dentiscope is a free dental...  Read More
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