This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode our very own Andrew Johnston, RDH talks to us about lunch and learns, and provides tips to get the most out of yours! Episode Highlights Proper execution Block your schedule Distraction free Sample questions for your rep Post meeting … [Read more...] about TIPisode Are Lunch And Learns A Waste Of Time?
Brad James and I dished about the landscape of dentistry and then considered it from the patient and employer points of view. He’s the Director of Partner Development for Kleer, a membership plan software solution. We go into a few statistics (of course) about patient behavior with and without … [Read more...] about Patients, Employers and Membership Mojo
An Investigation of General Practitioners’ Understanding and Perception of minimally Invasive Dentistry – Science Sunday
Minimally invasive dentistry (MID) is a new concept that suggests changing the principles of operative dentistry, as it has been proven to be a better way to manage the dental disease with minimally invasive procedures keeping the integrity of the tooth intact. A study published in 2018 in the … [Read more...] about An Investigation of General Practitioners’ Understanding and Perception of minimally Invasive Dentistry – Science Sunday
Every day there are headlines of dentists being investigated or indicted among other things. But most dentists are pretty cool people. Until we can be known for desirable careers we will have a hard time finding qualified team members. We don’t get all down in the dumps though - join us as we talk … [Read more...] about Does Dentistry Have An Image Problem?
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
Wildlife veterinary dentist is definitely an interesting career choice. One of us has a huge fear of ancient animals with teeth - guess which one! We also talk about a very strange study about oral surgeon Nazis. Just because you can study it doesn’t mean you always should. Finally we talk about how … [Read more...] about Gators, Nazis and Walking Away From Conversations
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! Matt Crespin, MPH, RDH, 2020-2021 Immediate Past President of the American Dental Hygienists' … [Read more...] about Sports Dentistry and TeamSmile with Dr. Bill Busch – 279
EP 18: What If A Monkey Can’t Do Your Job? Working in a dental office is hard. New employees have to learn weird terminology, work with weird tools and handle weird patients. No wonder staffing is difficult. We talked about a report from Dentalpost.net that surveyed the industry about … [Read more...] about What If A Monkey Can’t Do Your Job?
My friend Kevin Henry joins me to illuminate the case of Dr. Seth Lookhart and his manager Shauna Cranford. You may know the doctor best as the Hoverboard dentist - he worked on patients while riding his hoverboard! I know! Hidden in the legal case documents are a bunch of texts between the doctor … [Read more...] about EP 70: Fraudulent Hoverboard Dentist Dramatic Reading
What should you look for in a dentist? That's the question Spear Digest posed to nearly 30 dental professionals. While Spear Digest usually focuses on topics of interest to dentists, this time they decided to leverage our connections with some of the best of the best in dentistry to help patients … [Read more...] about What should you look for in a dentist? – Article