In this part II, we examine the continued paradigm shift of non-invasive periodontal therapy. The question remains... do endotoxins embed themselves into the cementum and does it require aggressive root planing in order to accomplish health? If not, what is needed? Resources: More Fast … [Read more...] about The Paradigm Shift in Non-Invasive Periodontal Therapy Part II with Katrina Sanders
The Paradigm Shift in Non-Invasive Periodontal Therapy Part I – Fast Facts: Perio Edition with Katrina Sanders
In this episode, Katrina Sanders speaks to us about how the things we were taught in school could be outdated and how we need to change the way we view and treat periodontal disease. Resources: More Fast Facts: https://www.ataleoftwohygienists.com/fast-facts/ Katrina Sanders … [Read more...] about The Paradigm Shift in Non-Invasive Periodontal Therapy Part I – Fast Facts: Perio Edition with Katrina Sanders
“D4355” Fast Facts: Coding Edition
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts – Coding Edition with Teresa Duncan, MS Teresa gives us a breakdown of code D4355. Knowing how and when to use the debridement code is important! Please listen as Teresa explains the clinical conditions that we should be seeing and the administrative … [Read more...] about “D4355” Fast Facts: Coding Edition
Chairside Chat: AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Master Powders
Join Michelle as she breaks down the two powders used in the AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Master! Michelle loves The AIRFLOW® PLUS powder that is a erythritol powder that removes Biofilm and young calculus in a minimally-invasive way from all types of surfaces: enamel, dentin, soft tissue, restorations, … [Read more...] about Chairside Chat: AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Master Powders
TIPisode Are You Using The Correct Ultrasonic Tip?
This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are joined by Dr. Joy D. Void-Holmes, RDH, BSDH, MHSc, AADH to discuss the importance of incorporating a variety of ultrasonic tips into your armamentarium. Dr. Joy is the founder of Dr. Joy, RDH and the creator of the Dental Hygiene Student … [Read more...] about TIPisode Are You Using The Correct Ultrasonic Tip?
Chairside Chat: Jack B. Nimble
Michelle is having a love affair on her Montana Jack, with none other than the Jack B. Nimble from PDT! The Jack B. Nimble® is a small, contra-angled scaler with a continuous curved blade designed for crowded, rotated, or lingual-version teeth. Structured so the increased surface of the … [Read more...] about Chairside Chat: Jack B. Nimble
Amazing Gracey 15-16 Rigid from PDT
This week on Chairside Chat Michelle is sharing with you another one of her favorite instruments from PDT the Amazing Gracey™ for mesial, buccal, and lingual posterior surfaces with rigid shank. Michelle has loved using this instrument during Covid-19 when completing hand scaling on patients with … [Read more...] about Amazing Gracey 15-16 Rigid from PDT
8-9 TC Instrument from PDT – Chairside Chat
Join Michelle as she takes a look at the 8-9 TC Instrument from PDT. This is a buccal/lingual instrument used to dislodge heavy supramarginal calculus and trim composites! Get your 8-9 TC Here … [Read more...] about 8-9 TC Instrument from PDT – Chairside Chat