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Difference Between Cloth Masks, Surgical Masks, and Respirators
This blog post explains the difference between cloth face masks, surgical masks, and respirators, emphasizing employer responsibilities based on OSHA’s standards. Why is Protecting Employees from COVID-19 Important? The first reason is keeping your employees safe from illness and death. But if that...  Read More
1479 Tracy Jacobs, RDH, on Hygiene Education and Innovative Oral Care Products : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Tracy Jacobs is the founder and President of Wizdom – Dental Education Solutions, BLS Instructor, Training Center Faculty at RC Health Services, Advisory Board Member at Anderson & Associates and a Registered Dental Hygienist and a Certified PACE Provider. In addition, she is a Product Specialist...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
PPE for Which Dental Procedures During COVID-19?
Dental employees are at the  for getting COVID-19. As a result, employers need to know how to protect their employees. Most importantly, personal protective equipment (PPE) stops the spread of the virus. Dental offices could spread the virus easily. However,  explains, “The dental office, if they...  Read More
1466 Laura Corbin, RDH, BFA, AAS Talks "Removing the Blindfold" Using the Dental Endoscope : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Laura is a registered dental hygienist with fourteen years of experience in a periodontal practice providing non-surgical periodontal therapy and periodontal maintenance. Laura believes in using the latest technologies to achieve the most predictable outcomes for her patients, and has used a...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene, Periodontics
Tips For Improving Your Dental Practice
  If you're a dentist looking for ways to improve your practice, look no further. The following tips will help you to get your equipment up to date, ensure that your practice is competitive, and, most importantly, that your patients are receiving the best possible care. There is no end to the...  Read More
7 Tips for Elderly Hygiene Care
Seniors are pillars of strength and perseverance, but declining mental health can create a need for assistance. One area this applies to is personal hygiene. It’s common for the elderly to either forget or be unable to maintain hygiene. When this occurs there are several steps you can take to keep...  Read More
Foods to Avoid If You Want a Bright and Healthy Smile
  Our smiles can be some of the most beautiful features that we have, and we must give them the care that they need. Proper dental care means cleaning them correctly and protecting them from potentially harmful chemicals. While we may realize that certain food can trigger sensitivity in our teeth,...  Read More
1416 Inspiring Total Wellness Through Holistic Dentistry with Dr. Nammy Patel : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Nammy Patel, DDS () operates a practice called Green Dentistry in San Francisco and is the author of Age With Style: Your Guide To A Youthful Smile & Healthy Living. A graduate of the University of California’s School of Dentistry, she is a leader in the movement to bring environmental sanity...  Read More
Effective Ways to Maintain Your Beautiful Smile
If you are like many people, you may think of the beautiful and white smile you see in magazines, or Hollywood is the epitome of health and beauty. While this may be true, a while smile doesn’t always mean your smile is healthy. Teeth that have been whitened are just as prone to cavities and gum...  Read More
1405 Think Like an Entrepreneur with Shawn Zajas, Founder of Zana : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Shawn Zajas is Founder of Zana, the electric toothbrush program, redefined.  Shawn is also the cofounder of The Authentic Dentist – a company he started with his partner Dr. Allison House.  At the core of The Authentic Dentist is the belief that the answer to the current challenges in dentistry, is...  Read More
3 Important Reasons to Brush Your Teeth Daily
Dental health tends to be a topic that is avoided unless you are planning a trip to the dentist, but dental health is one of the most important things to keep track of. A healthy mouth can dramatically improve your overall health and help you out in ways that you might not expect. Here are three...  Read More
5 Things To Look for When Choosing a Dentist
Very few people would say that going to the dentist is their favorite thing to do. However, it does not have to be as stressful as you might think. Looking for a new dentist can always cause some anxiety, so it is important to know what to look for when choosing the right office for your needs....  Read More
Categories: Hygiene, Public Health
How Food Affects Your Teeth
Because the mouth is connected to the rest of the body, the food you eat plays a vital role in your oral health. Most people know that sugary foods are not good for your teeth, but there are some other eating habits that can affect your teeth in ways you may not realize. Candy and chocolate are...  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
Dental Masks:  Do’s & Don’ts in light of the Corona Virus Disease COVID-19
As OSHA Coaches, we get many questions about how to properly set-up dental office OSHA protocols.  Clarification on how to “color-within-the-lines”  is the interesting and creative part of our coaching.  Many offices come up with resourceful ideas, that are ingenious, economical and useful!  While...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene, Public Health
Personal Hygiene Techniques to Improve Your Youthful Looks
There are countless products that are made to promote personal hygiene. Combine basic, practical hygiene with an anti-aging campaign to create the ultimate skin care plan. Review several techniques that are proven Use Face Washes Keep the skin well cleansed and hydrated. Use face washes in the...  Read More
What is a Dental Hygienist to Do with The New AAP Classifications?!
What is a Dental Hygienist to Do with The New AAP Classifications?! Author: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS Watch the video: The American Academy of Periodontology has not updated their guidelines for categorizing periodontitis since 1999. This should be a big deal; right?! Most clinicians:...  Read More
5 Alternatives to Toothpaste for Dental Hygiene
From the time we are young, we are taught to brush our teeth twice a day with fluoridated toothpaste. In fact, some schools today have expanded upon the idea of having an oral hygiene presentation to having dentists come in regularly throughout the year to provide dental screenings. However, as...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
Healthy Teeth Are a Must as a Singer
When it comes to having a beautiful singing voice, it really boils down to two separate attributes. The first attribute is attainable by anyone, which is proper singing practice. Great singers are not born overnight. While a person might be born with a natural inclination to become a good singer,...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
Importance of Children’s Nutrition for Cleaner Teeth
If you have a child, you know how important it is to ensure your child gets the nutrition they need. Unfortunately, trying to sort through all the information out there can be confusing. Early childhood is a crucial time to ensure your child establishes healthy eating patterns. Giving your child a...  Read More
Five Reasons Dental Temp Agencies are Outdated
As a dental practice owner, it’s almost certain you work with dental temp agencies when one of your employees is absent due to illness, vacation or personal reasons. Maybe you use a dental temp agency because it’s what you’ve always done. Or maybe you use one because you don’t think there’s a...  Read More
Dental Hygienist’s Patient Scheduled for a Prophy but NOT a Prophy!
I want to talk about the elephant in the room. Let’s take for example Ronda who is a twenty-year patient of Dr. Curry. Susan is her hygienist of ten years, but Ronda is out sick today. On this particular day the dental hygienists’ patient is schedule for a Prophy but Ronda, the patient, is NOT a...  Read More
End of Year Dental Hygiene Patient Reactivation
It goes without saying that we are now counting down the days until our year (2019) comes to an end.     How many of your patients need a dental hygiene appointment? How many patients have unscheduled dental treatment?   Do you know these numbers? Have you looked at your numbers?   Some choose to...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene, Public Health
1326 Biofilm Prevention with Yoram Ashery, CEO of Nobio : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Yoram Ashery is the CEO of Nobio and a long-time executive in the healthcare industry. He has served in executive management and held commercial responsibilities at several medical technology firms and was involved in bringing to market new technologies and leading startups from early stages to...  Read More
1325 Dr. Gabriel Nussbaum on the Bacteria that Cause Periodontal Disease : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Nussbaum trained and was US board-certified in internal medicine after completing an MD/PhD at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He performed post-doctoral studies at the Weizmann Institute of Science, an internationally known research center in Israel. He continues to be actively...  Read More
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