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?
We’re nervous about a possible upgrade to AirPods that involves chomping, squeezing and clucking. Aren’t you concerned after you read that? Other topics included continued pandemic court judgements that don’t favor dental businesses and also a quick Smile Direct Club update. Finally, we hope you … [Read more...] about Plastic Cadaver Heads and AirPods With A Touch of Smile Direct Club
We head to Europe for this edition (not really)! By pure coincidence (really!), we both chose stories from outside the good ole USA. Turns out dental anxiety isn’t really a thing in Sweden. Must be nice. And in Spain, if you thought you had a problem with patients not showing up for … [Read more...] about EP 15: What’s Up With European Dental Offices?
A user on TikTok has a cheaper solution for flippers and chipped teeth. We bring you the pros and cons of this trend - with obviously way more cons. What noises annoy you the most? See where you rank on this scale and let us know if you have any other suggestions for this list. Finally we talk about … [Read more...] about TikTok Tooth Molds, Annoying Noises and State of the Dental Industry
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
We went from news to bizarre in this episode. We succeeded in keeping our composure until almost the end but the influencer mom was too much. On a serious note, we discussed the first dentist giving COVID-19 vaccine (congratulations Dr. Thrower!) and what this means for other offices. We then went … [Read more...] about Vaccines, Antitrust Laws and Nutty Influencer Moms
This week on your Dental Top 5 Podcast, your host Amanda Hill is talking with Kevin Henry, Editor in Chief at Dr. Bicuspid. Episode Highlights How to Write Top 5 Hygiene Articles of 2020 Quotes “The way to learn how to write, is to write.” “That … [Read more...] about Kevin Henry: Top 5 Dr. Bicuspid Dental Hygiene Articles of 2020
Smile Direct Club’s success has shown us that cosmetic dentistry is mostly pandemic proof. People hanging out on webcams all day are suddenly noticing their gummy smiles and shade D2 choppers. The acquisitions and mergers also continue and we talk about Smile Brands’ action in the market. And what … [Read more...] about The Zoom Boom and ADA’s Outreach to the White House
It’s not a great visualization but we make it work. Kevin spent time exploring TikTok fads and discovered crazy things people do to take care of their teeth. Teresa is following a story about a dentist who is faced with protecting her office and boy, is she in a rough situation. Then we wrap it up … [Read more...] about TikTok Flossing and the Homeless Population
We started out talking about Walmart’s continued push into healthcare including Medicare Advantage Dental Plans. If the carriers are a bit concerned should dental offices pay closer attention to this trend? We then moved on to the ethical dilemma of reporting employers when shady shenanigans are … [Read more...] about Walmart Healthcare Keeps Growing & Unethical Dental Employers