The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for dental hygienists to be aware of aerosols and spatter. In the past aerosols and spatter have been a concern, but never to the degree it is today. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a thorn in the side of dentistry since day one, however it has … [Read more...] about Aerosol and Spatter Reduction Efficacy of Mr. Thirsty® and Alternative Products
On this week's episode of The Official OSAP Podcast Michelle Lee is joined by Mary Govoni, RDH, DA, MBA to talk about infection control, compliance, the importance of having an Infection Control Coordinator in your office, and Mary’s new podcast, Compliance Divas! Episode … [Read more...] about Michelle Talks with Mary Govoni, RDH, DA, MBA
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition your host, Katrina Sanders, RDH talks to us about a study titled The Covid-19 Pathway which proposes the fact that there could be an alternative route of SARS-CoV-2 infection. Quotes: “We know that any breach to immune … [Read more...] about Fast Facts: Perio Edition “Vascular Acquisition of Covid-19?”
Please Leave a Review! THIS EPISODE COUNTS FOR CE! - but read the disclaimers it might not count for your state. Go here to take the test and get your free CE Credit! Spring Hatfield, RDH, joins Michelle and Andrew on the podcast once again this week. As many of you will remember, Spring is … [Read more...] about Aerosols: SARS-CoV-2 vs. Dirty Dental Unit Waterlines with Spring Hatfield. RDH – 283
This week Matt chats with Irish dental hygienists Dr. Catherine Waldron RDH, MSc, MA, PhD and Barbara Derham, RDH from the International Symposium on Dental Hygiene planning team about the ISDH meeting in Dublin in August of 2022. Episode Highlights Dr. Waldron’s and … [Read more...] about Who wants to go to Ireland with Matt?
Offices in WA state almost got some relief from PPE fees until reality set in. Pesky details are never a fun surprise. What would you do with $100K worth of dental equipment? We share the story of a thief who stole COVID vaccine vials along with dental equipment. Is a laser’s street value higher … [Read more...] about EPISODE 21: Dental Thefts and Continuing PPE Fee Sagas
Teledentistry from a patient perspective during the coronavirus pandemic The World Health Organization declared a pandemic associated with the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 on March 11, 2020. Due to the pandemic hundreds of thousands of dental practices shutdown and all routine, non-urgent dental … [Read more...] about Teledentistry from a patient perspective during the coronavirus pandemic – Science Sunday
Please Leave a Review! THIS EPISODE COUNTS FOR CE! - but read the disclaimers it might not count for your state. Go here to take the test and get your free CE Credit! With May being Women’s Health Month, Michelle and today’s co-host Machell Hudson, RDH, from the ‘Reflection Health’ podcast, … [Read more...] about Women’s Health Month: Pre And Post Covid With Dr. Barbara Steinberg – 280
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition your host, Katrina Sanders, RDH talks to us about the latest information about COVID-19 and a link between SARS-CoV-2 and the mouth, researched by the National Institute of Health. Quotes: “The scientists within the NIH … [Read more...] about Fast Facts: Perio Edition “SARS-CoV-2 And The Mouth”
We opened up talking about a Minneapolis practice that has finally reopened after last year’s riots. Hats off to Dr. Ali Barbarawi for committing to his community when many businesses fled. We then shifted to talking about specialists and why it’s been a struggle for some of them. Could the decision … [Read more...] about Why Is Everyone Picking On Specialists?