Blog Archives

Do You Really Treat Your Patients Like They Are Family?

Most of us truly believe that what sets us apart as GREAT hygienists, dentists and health care providers to our patients is that we treat them like they are family.  I am sure you would also agree that sometimes either

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Dental Hygiene Training Videos

Think Outside the Box with the Use of Ultrasonics

When I went to hygiene school, I was given training on ultrasonic use for calculus removal. If I had a patient with class IV or V calculus, I was given permission to use the cavitron to remove his or her

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Dental Hygiene Training Videos

Don’t Let the Next Six Months Slip By

When January rolls around, most of us take the time to reflect on the past year, evaluate it and then set out to create some New Year’s resolutions and goals. I know for me, I often find myself surprised at

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Dental Hygiene Training Videos

How High Do You Want To Raise Your Level of Care?

Many of us have gone through times in both our personal and professional lives when we ask ourselves “What is next, where next do I/we need to grow”. So when we at Inspired Hygiene start out our private coaching process

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Coaching

Quit Minimizing Bleeding

We all have heard the cliché “I don’t know what came first, the chicken or the egg”. When properly used, it describes a situation where we truly don’t know what came first.  When it comes to periodontal disease, all too often

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Dental Hygiene Training Videos

Why Do We Fear Change?!

Change is truly not as easy as we all would like it to be. We know that change is inevitable. Relationships, our jobs, technology and even how we practice dentistry is subject to change. We know so much more about

Posted in Dental Hygiene Training Videos

Are you up for a challenge?

I don’t believe it to be a coincidence that February is National Gum Disease awareness month, along with the American Heart Association’s American Heart month, bringing awareness to heart disease. Both of these diseases can be SILENT killers! YES, WE NOW KNOW

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Dental Hygiene Training Videos

Coaching To Keep You On Top of Your Game!

Dr. Stephen Spencer from Great Falls, MT is a HUGE believer in investing time and money in coaching. He wants to hold himself and his team accountable for treating periodontal disease proactively and delivering high level services. I have had

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Coaching

Have You Fallen into a Perio Maintenance Trap?

The term “Prophy Trap” is a relatively common term for practices that are struggling with diagnosing and recommending perio therapy to their patients. One of the ways you know you are in this type of trap is when you find

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Dental Hygiene Training Videos

The Power of Perio Maintenance

As our patient’s health care providers, we KNOW the importance of never letting insurance companies influence our diagnosis and treatment recommendations based on reimbursement. But many of us have fallen victims of this very thing. Sometimes what we think is

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Coaching
Our Alliance Partners