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Getting Started with Priority Care Blocks

Are you trying to figure out how many perio therapy Priority Care Blocks to put into your schedule? Watch my short video where I share easy ‘tips and tricks’ on getting started with a successful perio therapy scheduling road map! If you’d like to

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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

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What would YOU do with this new patient?

I recently received an email with a very common dilemma. It’s a situation where a new patient had perio therapy years ago in another practice and now their dental benefit provider will not contribute to Periodontal Maintenance. Because this is

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Do you have an equation for success?

Have you read the research review article published this June entitled, Evidence-based clinical practice guideline on the nonsurgical treatment of chronic periodontitis by means of scaling and root planing with or without adjuncts? ‘In 2011, the Council on Scientific Affairs (CSA)

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Secret Tip for Increasing Reimbursement for Perio Treatment

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Ultrasonics – You Said You Wanted to Know More!

Ultrasonics Tips and Demonstration by Stacy McCauley  

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A little inspiration from California

By now we all know the power of positive thinking and proactive behavior!  Henry Ford said, “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t–you’re right.”  Having a can do attitude is the very first step when endeavoring to make

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What if it doesn’t work?

Today, I’m in Canada! The team I’m working with here is already laughing at my winter ‘gear’ and my pseudo-southern accent.  I’m sure I’ll come back saying ‘A-boat’ and will pick up a bit of their charming French-tinged accent. I

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How do YOU build value for the hygiene visit?

Here at Inspired Hygiene we talk with many dentists and dental professionals each week. One question we hear a lot is ‘How do I get my patients to value the treatment we recommend?’ Or, ‘How can my hygiene team better

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Practicing Ultrasonic Techniques to Improve your Clinical Game

Here are a few quick tips to help you get recommitted to some of the fundamentals of ultrasonic instrumentation. Insert selection is incredibly important. Several manufacturers offer slim style inserts as well as standard inserts. Slim style (commonly known by

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