Join Michelle as she breaks down the two powders used in the AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Master! Michelle loves The AIRFLOW® PLUS powder that is a erythritol powder that removes Biofilm and young calculus in a minimally-invasive way from all types of surfaces: enamel, dentin, soft tissue, restorations, … [Read more...] about Chairside Chat: AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Master Powders
Periodontal Disease in Pregnancy: The Influence of General Factors and Inflammatory Mediators Periodontal disease elicits a severe inflammatory reaction which contributes to the destruction of periodontal structures. There are multiple factors that play a role in periodontal disease … [Read more...] about Periodontal Disease in Pregnancy: The Influence of General Factors and Inflammatory Mediators
Streptococcus mutans Detection in Saliva and Colostrum Samples Most of the bacteria colonizing the oral cavity in the first months of life are from the genus Streptococci. The colonization of Streptococci mutans is thought to occur after tooth eruption begins. A study published in 2019 in the … [Read more...] about Streptococcus mutans Detection in Saliva and Colostrum Samples – Science Sunday
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?
On this Facts Facts: Pharmacology Edition Tom Viola, R. Ph., C.C.P. talks to us about the various types of fluoride and how they can benefit our patients. We love FluoriMax™ 5000 Toothpaste and Just Right® 5000 Toothpaste from Elevate Oral Care for your at risk pediatric patients! This series is … [Read more...] about Fast Facts: Pharmacology Episode 32 Fluoride! Sodium and Stannous
Time for a Chairside Chat on the amazing steps of GBT! For those of you who have been following along on our Guided Biofilm Therapy series we are now covering steps 7 and 8. Check and Recall! If this is the first GBT focused Chairside Chat you are seeing we recommend you head back and watch our … [Read more...] about Chairside Chat: GBT Steps 7&8
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!
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition, Katrina Sanders, RDH discusses the current AAP current grading parameters and how we identify Grade A for a patient. Quotes: “Some clinicians do get in the habit of grading all patients. That is not necessarily a … [Read more...] about Fast Facts: Perio Edition “AAP 2017 Classification System – Grade A”