This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are joined by Dr. Joy D. Void-Holmes, RDH, BSDH, MHSc, AADH to discuss the importance of incorporating a variety of ultrasonic tips into your armamentarium. Dr. Joy is the founder of Dr. Joy, RDH and the creator of the Dental Hygiene Student … [Read more...] about TIPisode Are You Using The Correct Ultrasonic Tip?
This TIPisode is brought to you by GC America! Michelle is joined by Dr. Brian Novy to talk about changing the conversations you are having with your patients and how disclosing can assist those conversations! Episode Highlights: No patient shaming Disclosing and pose the … [Read more...] about TIPisode Patient Shaming Doesn’t Work, But This Does!
This TIPisode is brought to you by LivFresh! Michelle is joined by Dr. Brian Novy to talk about Livfresh and where it has come since it was called Livionex and why both Dr. Novy and Michelle are big fans! We know you are going to want to try Livfresh after hearing this TIPisode. Use code: TIP10 for … [Read more...] about TIPisode Plaque Removal is Sexy with Dr. Brian Novy
Contemporary Practices for Mechanical Oral Hygiene to Prevent Periodontal Disease There is no question that the accumulation of dental plaque leads to gingivitis, which can then progress to periodontal disease. Management of plaque is a key element in preventing periodontal disease. In … [Read more...] about Contemporary Practices for Mechanical Oral Hygiene to Prevent Periodontal Disease – Science Sunday
New Chairside chat! Michelle continues her discussion around the steps of GBT this week highlighting steps 4,5 and 6! Learn more from EMS here: https://www.ems-dental.com/en … [Read more...] about Chairside Chat: GBT Steps 4,5 and 6
Mechanical Plaque Removal of Periodontal Maintenance Patients: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis – Science Sunday
Managing periodontal disease can be a difficult task for many dental hygienists as patients are often non-compliant with home care. Mechanical removal of plaque is the cornerstone to periodontal maintenance programs. Providing patients with devices to assist in proper plaque removal may be an option … [Read more...] about Mechanical Plaque Removal of Periodontal Maintenance Patients: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-analysis – Science Sunday
This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are joined by Steve Pardue from Elevate Oral Care to talk about antiseptic and antimicrobial agents in dentistry highlighting Povidone-iodine and its properties that fight decay. Episode Highlights Antiseptic Agents Povidone-iodine … [Read more...] about TIPisode Prevention With Povidone-Iodine
Mechanical removal of plaque and biofilm is necessary to prevent oral diseases such as dental decay and periodontal disease. Patient’s ability to perform tasks is essential in the proper plaque control. A recent study published in 2019 in the British Dental Journal aimed to “evaluate dexterity and … [Read more...] about Clinical Relevance of Dexterity in Oral Hygiene – Science Sunday