Is perio really a risk factor for heart disease?

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I am convinced beyond a shadow of doubt that treating gum disease goes way beyond saving teeth. Treating periodontal disease is a LIFE SAVING gift we can offer our patients. Are you doing all you can to help you patients

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What will your patients think?

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If you’re like just about EVERY dental professional I’ve ever met, you’ve asked yourself this question when you’ve been faced with telling a long standing patient they have active periodontal disease. It’s so common…especially when you’re working on taking your

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Best Practices

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This unique Mastermind webinar will feature four dynamic dental practice administrators who will share their combined experience and best practices.  You’ll be surprised by their varied backgrounds and impressed by their dedication to excellence. Join me, and my special guests,

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Crucial Conversations

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The great historian Arnold Toynbee once said “nothing fails like success”. Although that may sound a bit negative, what I believe he means is that when a challenge in life is met by a response that is equal to it,

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Mid-career crisis

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Today, I turn 45. I’m so grateful that I’m happy and healthy to celebrate another year! I pray I’m fortunate enough for this to be mid-life for me. That means I will get to see my kids grow and have

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Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina…

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There I was loading my luggage into the car the day of the team workshop.  Look at the glory that greeted me! What a sunrise!  And it was indeed a wonderful beginning to a great day! Since then, the population

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The Fire Within

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As a three-time graduate of the Bale Doneen Preceptorship, and a patient of a Bale Doneen Cardiologist, I have fully embraced the role of treating periodontal disease as part of a treatment plan for the prevention of heart attack, stroke and diabetes.  

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Your Diabetic Patients Need Your Help

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I will never forget a statement that was made by financial expert Regina Lewis on the TV show ‘The View’ a few years ago.  She was speaking on industries with growing job markets. She included dental hygiene in the segment

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Periodontal Treatment Improves Restorative Outcomes

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Going into an esthetic restorative procedure with gums as healthy as possible has many benefits.  Periodontally healthy patients have little or no gingival bleeding during the prep, making the procedure more efficient.  Impressions are cleaner and more accurate.  And finally,

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Tiny Habits

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Contrary to popular belief, making big change happen doesn’t always require big action. Sometimes, it’s a little tweak that makes all the difference. In this week’s Quick Video Tip, I’ll share some ‘tiny habits’ that can make a big difference

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