Researchers tracked a group of 5000 people over 17 years and found that patients who never brushed their teeth at night increased risk of death between 20-25% compared to those in the same group who did brush nightly. Want to hear the results on flossing? Then give this episode a … [Read more...] about Oral Health and Mortality – Fast Facts: Perio Edition with Katrina Sanders
Putting Evidence-based Research into Practice
This week, Matt chats with Josefine Ortiz Wolfe, PhD, RDH, CHES, about why using evidence-based research is critical in guiding our clinical decision making. Join us to learn more about Josefine’s journey as a dental hygienist, her role in expanding her education and her leadership as a past chair … [Read more...] about Putting Evidence-based Research into Practice
EP 88: The Cures Act, Chart Notes and Missing Patients
Another insurance nerd joins me on the podcast! Rick Garofolo of Practice Mechanics teaches me about the Cures Act - part of me wishes I didn’t know anything about it. BUT it’s important and we need to be compliant when it goes into effect. We also discussed some hot topics from his classes at the … [Read more...] about EP 88: The Cures Act, Chart Notes and Missing Patients
Aerosols: SARS-CoV-2 vs. Dirty Dental Unit Waterlines with Spring Hatfield. RDH – 283
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
Matt Talks With Laurie Brenchley RDH, BS!
This week Matt Crespin is joined by Laurie Brenchley RDH, BS who works for the National Institute of Health in the NIDCR Oral Immunity and Inflammation Unit to talk about research and the work she does! Episode Highlights Updates from ADHA Laurie’s Journey Laurie’s Position … [Read more...] about Matt Talks With Laurie Brenchley RDH, BS!
A Tale of Two Hygienists – Episode 158 (Closing the Gap Between What We Know and What We Do with Josefine Wolfe PhD, RDH)
Dr. Josefine Ortiz Wolfe is a registered dental hygienist who writes and educates online and in person as The Informed Hygienist. She was kind to drop by on her way to a lecture in New York, and in this interview she stresses the importance of closing the gap between what professionals know and how … [Read more...] about A Tale of Two Hygienists – Episode 158 (Closing the Gap Between What We Know and What We Do with Josefine Wolfe PhD, RDH)