Returning guest Dayna Johnson talks to us about what she’s seeing in patient accounts. Some of the most common mistakes can cause big headaches when it’s time to bring on a new dentist or time to make a sale. Find out which reports she runs daily, weekly, and monthly - and why. If you love numbers … [Read more...] about EP 82: Financial Ledgers and You: Love Story or Work in Progress?
This week Matt chats with a panel of esteemed guests including Ann Battrell, ADHA CEO; Ann Lynch, ADHA Director of Advocacy and Education; and Dr. Joesph Crowley, chair of the Coalition For Modernizing Dental Licensure (CMDL). The group discusses ADHA’s role as a member of the Coalition and the … [Read more...] about ADHA Collaborates to Address Live Patient Exams and License Portability
Fast Facts: Perio Edition “AAP 2017 Classification System – Clinical Gingival Health on a Reduced Periodontium”
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition your host, Katrina Sanders, RDH discusses clinical gingival health as it is defined by the 2017 AAP classification systems. Quotes: “The key indicator here is that it is imperative for us as the treating clinician to identify, does our … [Read more...] about Fast Facts: Perio Edition “AAP 2017 Classification System – Clinical Gingival Health on a Reduced Periodontium”
Please Rate this Podcast! On this TIPisode we are joined by Stephanie Eddy, RDH BSDH to talk about motivational interviewing and tools to assist in your caries risk assessment! Episode Highlights: Motivational Interviewing Caries Risk Assessment Time barrier, and … [Read more...] about TIPisode Improving Your Caries Risk Assessment
We talk about the dental impact on the Friends reunion movie. What did they do to Matthew Perry?? Another workforce study is also discussed. Where are the dentists and where are they going? Finally, we wrap up with a controversial video about how patients slide into our dental chairs. The scooch, … [Read more...] about Episode 23: Do You Even Scooch?
Dr. Gina Dorfman joins me to discuss her perspectives on patient behavior, group interviews, and not managing like a witch. Could you be a micromanager and not even know it? I was one - I’ll admit it. We then talk about how patients are usually ready to commit when they contact you. I think you’ll … [Read more...] about EP 80: Micromanagers and Dental Witches with Dr. Gina Dorfman
An article came out recently that portrays dentists as pushy and treatment-happy. Once again a tiny minority gives a community a bad name. No worries though - we have a hometown hero dentist and a talented vocalist dentist to offset any bad reputation. Hope this one hits the high notes for … [Read more...] about Episode 22: The Shady, Good and Musical Varieties of Dentists
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition your host, Katrina Sanders, RDH talks to us about premedication guidelines as they relate to the medically compromised patient. Quotes: “It is worth it to note that some patients, for example, beyond artificial joint … [Read more...] about Fast Facts: Perio Edition “Medically Compromised Patients & Antibiotics”
Teledentistry in the diagnosis of oral lesions: A systematic review of the literature – Science Sunday
Teledentistry has been shown to be of benefit in several areas of clinical practice including, improving access to care, and improving clinical support to dentists of different specialties. In this systematic review published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association aimed to … [Read more...] about Teledentistry in the diagnosis of oral lesions: A systematic review of the literature – Science Sunday
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