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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
Texas Dentists: Title 22 Extended, Requires Respirators
Texas State Board of Dental Examiners Extends Rule Texas dentists: Title 22 was extended. The .  There are many requirements of Title 22, which is why you should read it yourself. However, one of the main aspects of Title 22 is that dental and healthcare employees are required to wear...  Read More
COVID-19 OSHA Citations and How to Avoid Them
Most Common OSHA COVID-19 Citations The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for upholding workplace standards. OSHA cites and fines employers who are not adequately protecting their employees from hazards in the workplace. COVID-19 is a new hazard. When employers...  Read More
Dentistry Needs to Evolve to Meet Patient Demands in the Digital Age
Dentistry is about 14,000 years old, making it the oldest medical specialization in the world. Our understanding of dental care, and the techniques used, have changed drastically since our ancestors began cleaning infected teeth with flint – with the advent of the digital age and the upheaval of...  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
Are Scrubs Considered Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)?
Do scrubs count as personal protective equipment (PPE)? This is a common question for our Compliance Advisers. The short answer: no. The long answer is a little more complex. Why is PPE Important?  come in many forms. Irritants can be environmental, chemical, radiological, or mechanical. When...  Read More
OSHA Guidance on the Respirator Shortage
This blog post covers OSHA guidance for handling the respirator shortage. Here’s what you will learn by reading:             OSHA’s enforcement discretion of the respiratory standard during the COVID-19 pandemic             Respirator shortage guidance from OSHA             Extended use of...  Read More
OSHA Recording and Reporting Occupational Exposure to COVID-19
COVID-19 is a  requirements. Employers must record or report occupational exposure to COVID-19 in certain cases. Here’s what you’ll learn by reading this article:             The difference between OSHA recording and reporting             When you should record COVID-19 illnesses to OSHA        ...  Read More
1513 Dr. Suresh Shenvi on the Evolution of Dentistry in Developing Countries : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Suresh Shenvi has worked in the V. K. Institute of Dental Sciences, KLE University, India, as a faculty in the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics since 2012. He has cleared many exams in India along with NBDE and ADAT in USA. He is the co-author of many top selling books for...  Read More
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1512 Periodontist Charles Chen DDS on the Safety and Efficiency of Electronic Prescriptions : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Charles C. Chen, a periodontist, graduated from the University of Maryland receiving a B.S. degree and a D.D.S. degree. At the University of Maryland’s Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, he participated in the Accelerated Professional Training (Honors) Program to obtain his dental degree and...  Read More
Sobering Findings Regarding COVID-19 and Aerosols
A recent review and study provide more information on the effectiveness of pre-procedural rinses in reducing bacterial and viral loads emitted by dental patients—and the care needed in reducing chances of infection in operatories. The Review The review, published July 13, 2020,...  Read More
Dental Respiratory Protection Program Webinar
This blog post features a webinar with Smart Training’s Vice President of Healthcare, Lee Slaton. This webinar was hosted by , and it covers dental respiratory protection programs (RPPs). Lee Slaton wrote, Here’s what you’ll learn about in this webinar:                                            ...  Read More
N95 Respirators and Respiratory Protection Programs
First, who is required to have a mandatory respiratory protection program? Any entity that has employees who are either required to wear a respirator or who choose to wear a respirator voluntarily. Are N95 masks classified as masks or respirators? N95 “masks” are classified as respirators. To learn...  Read More
Flu Season during COVID-19: How to Protect Employees
Flu and COVID-19: Twindemic? A twindemic is looking like a real possibility in 2020. A twindemic is what  are referring to as the overlap of a severe flu season and a possible surge of COVID-19 cases. Here are the biggest concerns regarding the possible twindemic:                                  ...  Read More
1488 Bill Blasing, Executive Director of ADCF, on Charitable Dentistry During a Pandemic : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Bill Blasing joined the ADCF as their executive director in 2015, bringing with him years of experience related to operating a business and leading teams effectively. He is not only adept at ensuring the overall business goals of the organization are met, but Bill is skilled in cultivating...  Read More
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Is a Lack of Employee Training a HIPAA Violation?
The short answer: yes. A lack of employee  is a violation of the law. It is not enough to train your employees about the law. The training must be HIPAA-certified. Certified means there is proof of employee retention. For example, exam scores after training.  After a data breach, you will have to...  Read More
How to Create your Respiratory Written Program on Smart Training's LMS
Respiratory Protection Programs Is your dental practice utilizing N-95, KN-95, or their equivalent  during the COVID-19 pandemic? We’ve found that quite a few practice owners don’t yet realize that using N-95-type respirators requires them to maintain an OSHA Written Respiratory Protection Program....  Read More
COVID-19 Causes Increase in Phishing Scams
FBI Alert of COVID-19 Email Scams The healthcare providers to an increase in COVID-19 phishing scams. Network perimeter cybersecurity tools used by US-based healthcare providers started detecting COVID-19 phishing campaigns from both domestic and international IP addresses on March 18, 2020, and...  Read More
Telehealth and HIPAA Compliance During COVID-19
Telehealth during the COVID-19 Pandemic The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has increased the use of telehealth. Telehealth offers many benefits, including mitigating the spread of COVID-19. But it also complicates . Why care about HIPAA? HIPAA data breaches can cause hefty . The most HIPAA can fine your...  Read More
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