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Are you treating the WHOLE body?

I just returned from my first AAOSH (American Academy of Oral Systemic Health) convention in Salt Lake City, UT. To say that it was anything short of amazing, informative and even emotional at times, would be an understatement. Today’s medical

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[VIDEO TIP] Dentists-LEAD your hygienists to fill your schedule

Nearly every dentist we’ve ever worked with has asked ‘How do I motivate my hygienists to tee-up more treatment for me-BEFORE I come in for the exam?’  This is really a leadership conversation and in this short video I will give you the

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51 Years of Hygiene and Still Learning

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to do a hands on ultrasonics training with a 4 hygienist team in Florida. Before I arrived, the office manager called to share with me that one of the hygienists, Mary, has been

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[Quick Video Tip] Are your clinical notes advanced?

There are basic clinical notes and then there are advanced clinical notes. In this week’s quick video tip, I share a tip to help ensure you have the proper items noted to increase your and your patients’ chances of proper reimbursement.

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Don’t ask your patient to disrobe…

Don’t ask you patients to disrobe, use a wrist cuff. Watch this short video for 3 quicks tips for taking an accurate BP reading with a wrist cuff.

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Is your team asleep at the wheel when it comes to clinical notes?

Is your team asleep at the wheel when it comes to clinical notes? A lack of clear and detailed clinical notes, made in an efficient manner, can make or break your practice in so many ways. When a dentist is charged with malpractice,

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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

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Simple exercise to make you feel like a day at the beach!

Have you ever walked in the office and it just feels bad? Feels heavy?⛈  What is that feeling?  What happened to that “day at the beach feeling”? Most likely, that is the feeling of a team with “sand in their swimsuits”.

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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

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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

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