Offices in WA state almost got some relief from PPE fees until reality set in. Pesky details are never a fun surprise. What would you do with $100K worth of dental equipment? We share the story of a thief who stole COVID vaccine vials along with dental equipment. Is a laser’s street value higher … [Read more...] about EPISODE 21: Dental Thefts and Continuing PPE Fee Sagas
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?
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! One of Andrew’s favorite people in both dentistry and life, Dr. Joy Void-Holmes, joins the podcast today … [Read more...] about Occupational Hearing Loss: A Deafening Silent Topic In Dentistry With Dr. Sam Shamardi – 273
This week Andrew and Michelle bring you a TIPisode highlighting Halyard dental products, specifically their masks and supply chain management! Learn about how the N95 from Halyard is different than others you may have tried, and how Halyard has come through for dental offices within the United … [Read more...] about TIPisode Michelle Finds An N95 That Fits And Andrew Tackles Supply Chain!
This week on The Official OSAP Podcast with Michelle Lee, Michelle is joined by Amanda Hill, RDH, host of Your Dental Top 5 Podcast! Episode Highlights Amanda’s Podcast Amanda’s Top 5 to make the interim guidance work Patient … [Read more...] about Michelle Talks with Amanda Hill!
Ergonomics, Aerosol Management, & Sterilization During COVID with Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz – Episode 260
Please Leave a Review! THIS EPISODE COUNTS FOR CE! - but read the disclaimer below as it might not count for your state. Go here to take the test and get your CE Credit! It’s the final A Tale of Two Hygienists episode of 2020. We made it, people! As part of the show’s year-end review, … [Read more...] about Ergonomics, Aerosol Management, & Sterilization During COVID with Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz – Episode 260
This week on The Official OSAP Podcast, Michelle is joined by ADA’s Chief Science Officer, Dr. Marcelo Araujo. Michelle and Dr. Araujo discuss the new study that came out in last month’s JADA, “Estimating COVID-19 prevalence and infection control practices among US … [Read more...] about Dr. Marcelo Araujo, ADA’s Chief Science Officer – OSAP Podcast
COVID-19 and Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice Considering the surge of COVID-19 cases globally and the nature of the virus, the likelihood that dental professionals may have a COVID-19 positive patient in their chair is high. Guidance for emergencies that may occur in dental practices … [Read more...] about COVID-19 and Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice – Science Sunday
As dental hygienists who also serve as consultants, we’ve heard these and similar concerns often since dental practices reopened. This question covers much of what we’ve heard. “My boss thinks COVID-19 is a joke. He wears the same mask for weeks, he has not washed his gown since we returned to … [Read more...] about What to do when dentist thinks COVID is a ‘joke’ – Article
Dental professionals should be well versed in the importance of protecting patients, staff, and anyone else who enters the practice from infection. The pandemic has brought the importance of practicing good hand hygiene and the use of proper personal protective equipment into sharp focus, but it is … [Read more...] about Article: Environmental disinfection is a vital step toward preventing the spread of COVID-19