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High Impact Communication

Patient communication is always a topic of interest! Using high impact words and phrases can make a big difference in a patients’ ability to understand why following through with diagnosed treatment is in their best interest. During a recent workshop,

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Periodontal Language

Understanding the communication we receive from our Periodontist colleagues can have challenges.  Little wonder since periodontists and hygienists are trained using differing terminology which can lead to confusion, frustration and stress. Join Dr. Audra Ward and myself for this months

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Think Differently

When it comes to the early intervention and treatment of periodontal disease, I often hear myself telling hygienists and dentists… “It’s time to do something different”! While this statement remains true, the real magic happens when we actually begin to

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[Quick Video Tip] Special Announcement

In this week’s super quick video, I share a special announcement. I’ve been sharing this news as I’ve been speaking across the country recently and everyone has been very excited. As this code comes into use, there will be a ton of

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No More Mystery

I am so excited about this months’ Hygiene Profits Mastermind Webinar, Understanding Lasers in the Dental Practice, where our special guest Jan LeBeau, RDH takes the mystery out of laser use. Join Jan and I as we discuss the fundamentals

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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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Making the invisible, visible!

This month’s Special Topic Mastermind Webinar will help you understand why and decide when to use salivary diagnostics.  Much different than ‘culturing’, salivary diagnostics uses polymerase chain reaction and next generation sequencing for a testing platform. These results can help you determine

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Is perio really a risk factor for heart disease?

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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Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina…

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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Your Diabetic Patients Need Your Help

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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