There is an over abundance of options of homecare tools and products for our patients to choose from. Further, our patients want to feel reassured that they are choosing the right ones! Listen as Melissa Calhoun reviews important things to consider when making your patient … [Read more...] about Helping Patients Find Homecare that Works for Them with Melissa Calhoun, MSDH, RDH, MAADH
This week Andrew Johnston, RDH gives some tips when working with 4 somewhat unique and potentially more difficult patient groups. We get all types in our chairs and we need to be prepared and be nimble to adapt to their needs. Our homecare instructions cannot be one size fits … [Read more...] about Working with Unique Patient Situations with Andrew Johnston, RDH
Bethany Montoya, @humanrdh, brings us messages today to help us keep our patients healthier as they navigate wearing oral and sleep appliances. Special thanks to Waterpik for supporting this episode. Be sure to check out their website for dental professionals … [Read more...] about Sleep and Oral Appliance Maintenance TIPisode with Bethany Montoya, RDH!
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
On this Fast Facts: Pharmacology Edition Tom Viola, R. Ph., C.C.P. talks to us about a very important step in our oral care routine that is often missed, tongue cleaning! This series is sponsored by our friends at Elevate Oral Care! @elevateoralcare creates innovative and proven … [Read more...] about Tongue Cleaning: Fast Facts Pharmacology
This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are joined by Spring Hatfield, RDH to talk to us about better managing our patients pH. Spring invites us on a 3 step challenge to help our patients tackle their low pH. Episode Highlights How to test your patients pH Consistently low pH … [Read more...] about TIPisode Are you testing your patients pH?
Please Leave a Review! On this episode of A Tale of Two Hygienists we have another Student Focused Roundtable, this week all about teledentistry! We are joined by Amber Lovatos, RDH also known as The Latina RDH and Staci Stout, RDH! Join our guests as they discuss the various ways they … [Read more...] about 308 Student Focused Presents: Teledentistry vs. Traditional Dentistry
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!