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National Acne Positivity Day
On September 1st, National Chicken Boy Day honors the birthday of an interesting statue in California. Celebrate his ceremonial birthday and learn more about this unique creation.  National Acne Positivity Day National Burnt Ends Day National Chicken Boy’s Day Put your best face forward....  Read More
Categories: Periodontics
Medical Emergencies: Equipment
Medical Emergencies: Equipment Required: • Emergency Protocol • Patient’s Chart opened to Medical History • BP Monitor (wrist is best and most convenient) • Back Board – Cutting Board (Velcro) 1. Scissors 2. Gorilla Tape x2 for hair removal • Electric Battery Operated Trimmer •...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric, Periodontics
WTHJH Episode 109: You Can’t Pay People in Chicken
On this episode of , CEDR CEO Paul Edwards sits down with Compliance Specialist and Digital Communications Coordinator Ally Dagnino to discuss a high-profile case in which an employer tried to pay employees with chicken sandwiches instead of dollars. Paul and Ally break down the compliance...  Read More
Putting the Patient First, with Dr. Don Fowkes
On this episode of the Dental Up Podcast, we welcome back to the podcast Dr. Don Fowkes! Having done over 60,000 restorations with Keating Dental Lab, Dr. Fowkes is back to share his knowledge, expertise, and stories with the Dental Up crowd. Be sure to check out the first time he was on by...  Read More
National Days of August 30th
National Beach Day on August 30th celebrates all the sandy beaches across the nation. It also provides an opportunity to help keep those relaxing places clean, so we can continue to enjoy them long into the future.   National Beach Day National Grief Awareness Day National Toasted...  Read More
Categories: Periodontics
Medical Emergencies: Stroke
Medical Emergencies: Stroke • Raise patient to a sitting position, slightly back • Identify signs & symptoms Is the Face drooping on one side? Three test for strength:  Feel if they are equal? If one side is stronger, announce that to Time-keeper. Time-keep will write the weaker side....  Read More
Categories: Pediatric, Periodontics
The History of Fluoride
Categories: Prevention
Medical Emergency: Nose Bleeds
Medical Emergency: Nose Bleeds If nose was hit, suspect fracture, Locate the bleeding source • Apply direct pressure over the wound • Place sterile dressing or cleanest cloth available • If possible, use latex gloves, extra dressings or plastic wrap • Do not remove first dressing if blood-soaked...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric, Periodontics
Are you taking your Dog for outing today?
Each summer on the 26th of August, Popsicle lovers across the United States enjoy celebrating National Cherry Popsicle Day.   National Dog Day National Cherry Popsicle Day National Got Checked Day National Web Mistress Day National Women’s Equality Day   Have some fun and try making one good...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric, Periodontics
#9 - Owen Lars and Bruxism
Owen Lars has fought off an Inquisitor, Tuskens, and dehydration on Tatooine, but how can he fight off bruxism? Join the Star Wars School of Dentistry to discuss the symptoms, risks, and risk factors of tooth grinding and clenching.  Whether you are a Star Wars fan, a dental professional, or...  Read More
National Days of August 25th
National Banana Split Day recognizes the sweet ice cream treat served with a banana, whipped cream, and various toppings. Get yours on August 25th!   National Banana Split Day National Kiss and Make up Day National Secondhand Wardrobe Day   Whether you go out for a banana split or make one at home,...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric, Periodontics
Medical Emergency: Drug Overdose
Medical Emergency: Drug Overdose   • If patient having breathing difficult- call 911 immediately • Start the emergency timeline • Look for any signs and symptoms • Place patient in comfortable position • Check the patient’s vitals every 5 minutes • Did patient take any additional drugs? • Does...  Read More
Categories: Periodontics
National Days of August 24th
On August 24, we usher in the 7th state to join the Union with National Maryland Day. Maryland’s coastal location brings with it a deeply rooted maritime heritage that includes an ocean battle defending the city of Baltimore at Ft. McHenry during the War of 1812. National Maryland Day National...  Read More
Categories: Periodontics
Ask Howard #14 - How important is the patient experience?
Have a question for Howard? Leave a reply on this video or use the hashtag #askhoward on Twitter or Facebook for a chance for your question to be featured on an episode of Ask Howard! Subscribe to Dentistry Uncensored on  Subscribe to Dentistry Uncensored on   Read More
Ask Howard #13 - What advice do you have for dentists seeking an associateship?
Have a question for Howard? Leave a reply on this video or use the hashtag #askhoward on Twitter or Facebook for a chance for your question to be featured on an episode of Ask Howard! Subscribe to Dentistry Uncensored on  Subscribe to Dentistry Uncensored on   Read More
Medical Emergency: Diabetic Emergencies
Medical Emergency: Diabetic Emergencies Performance Indicators: • Staff’s actions • Timeline performance • Could have changes during timeline • Time of diabetic emergency • Patient position-Comfort • Initial vitals • Patient’s emotional state • Level of consciousness/mental status •...  Read More
Categories: Periodontics
Keating Dental Lab: The First 20 Years, with President & CEO Shaun Keating, CDT
On this episode of the Dental Up Podcast, we have a very special episode celebrating the 60th birthday of Keating Dental Lab's President & CEO, Shaun Keating, CDT as well as the 20 Year Anniversary of Keating Dental Lab! Shaun founded Keating Dental Lab in 2002, one of the biggest dental...  Read More
Prior to beginning the assessment portion of the hygiene appointment, it is essential to explain to the patient what you will be doing and why. This allows the patient to be a part of the decision-making process and will aid in treatment acceptance. “I’m measuring the natural space between your...  Read More
Employee Dishonesty: What should I look for?
Dental office theft is common. Widely published statistics say that 6 out of 10 dentists will be a victim of employee dishonesty, and virtually every dentist knows of another dentist or a classmate who was embezzled. It doesn’t matter if you practice alone, in a group; or whether your practice is...  Read More
What did you do with your first broken tooth?
Wiggle a loose tooth and maybe the tooth fairy will collect it on August 22nd during National Tooth Fairy Day. Since the day is celebrated twice a year, recognize the tooth fairy again on February 28th.  This childhood favorite evolved with a group of healthcare fairies during the mid-1920s. From...  Read More
Categories: Periodontics
International Bow Day
On August 19, International Bow Day recognizes the accessory that has been changing fashion for centuries – bows! Adding accessories makes just about any look so much better. International Bow Day National Aviation Day National Potato Day Whether you’re adding to your style or...  Read More
International Bow Day
On August 19, International Bow Day recognizes the accessory that has been changing fashion for centuries – bows! Adding accessories makes just about any look so much better.   International Bow Day National Aviation Day National Potato Day Whether you’re adding to your style or...  Read More
Categories: Periodontics
The Top 6 Dental Embezzlement Red Flags
85% OF DENTAL EMBEZZLERS LEAVE CLUES   Keep a watchful eye on your dental practice!   A red-flag is an indicator that fraud may be present;  but it does not guarantee its presence.  There may be an innocent  explanation, but it may also point toward something more sinister.   Learn more about...  Read More
Document Analysis in Dental Litigation
Dentist Exonerated Paying Attention to Details This was a case of finding needles in a haystack - literally.   This civil litigation case involved a dental practice transaction dispute in excess of $1.2M.     The Seller had agreed to work in the practice for 8 months after closing. After the...  Read More
Medical Emergencies: Heart Attack
Medical Emergencies: Heart Attack • Identify any Sign & Symptoms • Call 911 • Pain level: 1-10 • Oxygen- Non-Re-Breather, LPM=4-6 • Give 2- 81mg Chewable Aspirin as long as: (By chewing aspirin is allows it to activate faster) A. Patient is Not Allergic B. No History of Stroke C....  Read More
Categories: Pediatric, Periodontics
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