Are you ready to administer vaccines and test for COVID-19? If you’re up to it you may soon be able to! What happens if this becomes a standard of care for dental offices? How do you get paid for it? So many questions around this hot topic. We also explore the world of sexy dentistry with the … [Read more...] about Vaccines, Aromatherapy and Sexy Dental Dancing
COVID-19 and Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice Considering the surge of COVID-19 cases globally and the nature of the virus, the likelihood that dental professionals may have a COVID-19 positive patient in their chair is high. Guidance for emergencies that may occur in dental practices … [Read more...] about COVID-19 and Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice – Science Sunday
COVID-19, like many other infectious diseases, will be contained someday. When that happens, the way we approach patient care will be different, and infection control practices may need to be more rigorous. But what will stay the same is the time-tested hierarchy of hazard controls.1 Since … [Read more...] about Article: Thanks to COVID-19, we are discussing the hierarchy of hazard controls for dentistry
Dental professionals should be well versed in the importance of protecting patients, staff, and anyone else who enters the practice from infection. The pandemic has brought the importance of practicing good hand hygiene and the use of proper personal protective equipment into sharp focus, but it is … [Read more...] about Article: Environmental disinfection is a vital step toward preventing the spread of COVID-19
This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are sharing a conversation between Rolando Mia, Dr. Thomas Hirsch and Laura Murphy, RDH about what Dr. Hirsch and Laura love about the Isolite System from Zyris! Episode Highlights Don’t be afraid Quadrant dentistry Benefits to … [Read more...] about Stop Drowning Your Patient – TIPisode
Seth Lookhart aka The Hoverboard Dentist is sentenced for violations ranging from Medicaid fraud and organ harvesting. What?? He’s not just a doc on a board - there’s more. We also discuss the fines levied against a doctor who was alleged to not do enough to protect employees. How could they have … [Read more...] about The Hoverboard and OSHA Episode
Please Leave a Review! Continuing its series on Dental Infection Control Awareness month, Michelle is speaking with a guest who knows OSHA so well that they call her “the OSHA Lady,” and who has plenty experience reaching out to dental employees who’ve heard the same training many times … [Read more...] about Why You Will Look Forward To OSHA Training Day With Karen Daw – 246
Episode 3 Highlights Emergency Board Meeting of the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners World Health Organization Statement Effects of COVID-19 for those with Periodontal Disease Kansas: Assistants scaling below the gum line Chicago MidWinter goes virtual for 2021 Quotes … [Read more...] about The WHO Puts Periodontal Disease On Hold
This week on The Official OSAP Podcast Michelle Lee, Michelle is joined by Michelle Strange! Michelle is one of the Co-Hosts of A Tale of Two Hygienists, and joins the OSAP Podcast to talk about Dental Infection Control Awareness Month - which is September!!! Episode … [Read more...] about 38 Michelle Talks to Michelle Strange about Dental Infection Control Awareness Month!
Episode 60 Highlights My benefits buddy Colleen Huff returns for another session of carrier happenings. We talked about PPE payments (who is paying and how to apply the payments) and how some plans are relaxing frequency limitations in light of COVID-19. Have you noticed that managers are … [Read more...] about Fellow Insurance Nerd Colleen Huff is Back!