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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
1324 Prof. Shlomo Matalon of Tel Aviv University School of Dental Medicine : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Howard travels to the Tel Aviv University School of Dental Medicine to discuss dental education and dentistry in general with Professor Shlomo Matalon, the school's Director of Dental Clinics. VIDEO - DUwHF #1324 - Shlomo Matalon AUDIO - DUwHF #1324 - Shlomo Matalon Having launched 1,300 (and...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene, Public Health
1321 Superior Teeth Whitening with Dror Kanion : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dror Kanion achieved a cum-laude BSc in Electrical Engineering and a cum-laude MSc in Biomedical Engineering. Dror has over 20 years of experience which includes holding a variety of senior management positions in research and development and marketing for various hi-tech companies including...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
1302 Silver Fluoride Techniques with Dr. Graham Craig : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Graham Craig AM, MDS, PhD, FRACDS is currently scientific advisor to Dental Outlook. He was formerly Associate Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney and subsequently, Director of the Dental Health Foundation at the University of Sydney. His clinical interests have involved...  Read More
How to Keep Your Hair Moisturized
When thinking about hair care and having healthy strands, one of the most important factors in maintaining your hair is its moisture. Dry hair can cause a myriad of problems, as well as make your hair appear dull and straw-like. Here are some tips for ensuring your hair is moisturized and looking...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
The Importance of the Human Connection in today’s Digital Dental Industry with Dr. Brian Toorani, DDS
Our guest this week Dr. Brian Toorani, DDS sits down with our host Brandon Fetters and shares some tips on how he worked on his depression and anxiety by creating daily tasks that helped him mentally, spiritually and physically.  He shares how you can create a positive workplace culture for both...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
1287 Leo Pranitis Talks New Molecular Dry Mouth Treatment : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Leo Pranitis has over 30 years of professional experience in various commercial roles, primarily within the dental industry. He has built and led sales, marketing and R&D teams that have produced award-winning, market-leading products, several of which continue to hold premier market share...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
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 not look...  Read More
1272 Dr. Porter Jones on Xerostomia and Salivary Flow : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Porter Jones founded and was CEO of Dr. Porto, a chain of medical and dental clinics in Sao Paulo focused on providing high value patient care to the medically underserved.  Prior, Dr. Jones spent 4 years at Hospital Albert Einstein where he managed the oncology department as well as the...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
Beyond the Medical History: Questions You Must Ask.
During this month of September, I want to dedicate my blogs to my mother Pauline Seidel. In 2002, my mother came in for her hygiene appointment after having her mitral valve replaced. During my periodontal evaluation I discovered a perio/endo abscess and she later had the tooth extracted and a...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
How Your Office Voicemail Will Reduce Last Minute Cancellations
It seems to be pandemic. It’s not just your dental office but dental offices around the world are experience hemorrhaging in their appointment schedule. Years ago, during the economic decline, when our phone rang off the hook with dentists in a panic about the holes in their schedule I created a...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene, Periodontics
506 Public Health, Leadership, and Dentistry with Jack Dillenberg : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Watch Video here                                        VIDEO - DUwHF #506 - Jack Dillenberg                            Stream Audio here                                        AUDIO - DUwHF #506 - Jack Dillenberg                            Dr. Dillenberg is the inaugural Dean...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene, Public Health
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