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
As dental hygienists who also serve as consultants, we’ve heard these and similar concerns often since dental practices reopened. This question covers much of what we’ve heard. “My boss thinks COVID-19 is a joke. He wears the same mask for weeks, he has not washed his gown since we returned to … [Read more...] about What to do when dentist thinks COVID is a ‘joke’ – Article
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
This week Matt Crespin is joined by Heather Tuthill, MPH, BSDH, RDH to talk about her journey in Dental Hygiene with ADHA and working through the pandemic! Episode Highlights Updates from ADHA Heather’s Journey Impacts of Covid-19 Heather’s experience with … [Read more...] about Matt Talks to Heather Tuthill, MPH, BSDH, RDH
In this episode Susan is joined by long time friend Sandy Pardue to talk about hot topics! Sandy has been a consultant for over 25 years and is on the podcast today to share her knowledge and tips with us through 5 obvious choices needed to ensure practice stability going … [Read more...] about Obvious Choices To Ensure Practice Stability
This week Matt Crespin is joined by Jeannette Diaz, a return guest of the ADHA Podcast. They discuss the experiences of men in dental hygiene and Jeannette’s research in this topic! Episode Highlights National Dental Hygiene Month Jeannette’s background RDHAP - … [Read more...] about Matt Talks with Jeannette Diaz!
Today’s guest and my friend Dr. Brett Wells shares his story of not just one but two riots that affected his office. He’s learned a few lessons from the experience. I’m grateful that he agreed to share his story and those lessons. It may not be a riot but a natural disaster that threatens your … [Read more...] about How Do You Handle a Riot Near Your Office?