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If WTF is written all over your face on this one--we are with you!  So read on to uncover:  What’s The Focus… The focus here, are KN-95 Respirators.  As many clinicians may have come to prefer these duck-billed muzzles (when compared to N-95 respirators).  KN-95s will now, need to be un-looped,...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene, Pediatric
In an effort to help California Townies stay up-to-date and informed regarding current Cali-COVID updates, let us help you connect with an  important announcement from ), regarding Healthcare Professionals and Vaccination Requirements.  Please read the announcement below.   On July 26, 2021, the...  Read More
With so many updates and changes for the new COVID back-to-work dental office protocols, it’s hard to keep up!  This is an important read for all Michigan Dental Practice Owners:  Did you know that the  that will be a required mandate through at least October 2021.   (per MI OSHA Law: , 1974 PA...  Read More
 You don’t have to fall victim to these new age , if you simply connect a few more imperative dots…  The ADA did a great job to provide it’s ADA Tool Kit that laid the ground rules for: which PPE to wear, how to set up social distancing, patients & employee screening & new Covid Infection Control...  Read More
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Categories: Hygiene
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 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
1547 Dr. Thomas Nabors on The Oral-Systemic Link & Salivary Diagnostics : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Thomas Nabors has been creating some of the most beautiful smiles in Nashville for over 20 years. He is one of less than 420 accredited cosmetic dentists in the world. He has been a teacher and lecturer for cosmetic and total health dentistry all over the United States and was a co-founder of...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene, Periodontics
Episode 310: Bringing Silver Diamine Fluoride to Your Practice, with Elevate Oral Care's Hayley Buckner and Steve Pardue
310: What is Silver Diamine Fluoride? Steve Pardue and Hayley Buckner from Elevate Oral Care share the inside scoop on bringing silver diamine fluoride to the US market, what it means for patients, and how your dental practice can begin to use it right away. This episode of The Dental...  Read More
Episode 306: The Critical Role of Dental Assistants, with IgniteDA's Kevin Henry
306: IgniteDA’s Kevin Henry There are over 300,000 dental assistants in the US, and Kevin Henry is on a mission to empower, enlighten, and educate all of them. Their role is critical to the culture, comfortability, and profitability of the dental practice, and today Kevin gives his tips for...  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
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
1501 Aurelia Byrne, RDH, Founder of A~flexX Assist Arm, on Improving Dental Ergonomics : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Aurelia Byrne is a Registered Dental Hygienist and the founder of the A~flexX Assist Arm. A~flexX is the first company in dentistry that invented a third arm that attaches to the back of a dental chair, giving hundreds of practicing dental hygienists and dentists an extra hand. A~flexX provides...  Read More
1496 Whitney Rose DiFoggio, RDH, BS, the "Teeth Talk Girl," on Being Your Authentic Self : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Whitney is a dental hygienist who is often known as the "Teeth Talk Girl" on social media. Both her YouTube videos (YouTube.com/TeethTalk) and website articles () focus on educating the general public on dental health. With her background in acting, she also enjoys creating dental office skits and...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
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
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