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The ‘Down and Dirty’ with Dental Ultrasonics

Have you ever wondered the How, What and Why for Ultrasonic use? Have you ever asked yourself these questions? How do I make ultrasonics less sensitive for the patient? What is the difference between Piezo and Magneto (cavitron)? Why would

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What should you ask when interviewing a hygienist?

A couple weeks ago, I had the pleasure of speaking at the annual session of the American Association of Dental Office Managers-AADOM.  This is the 4th year we’ve been an exhibitor at the conference and we love meeting so many

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[Quick Video Tip] Are you using this software feature?

There’s a quick, easy tool in every dental software program. This can literally save a patients life and save YOU a ton of time. To find out more, check out this Quick Video Tip. If you’d like to learn more

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Does it still ring true after 10 years?

A couple weeks ago, I was preparing one of my videos for this newsletter and my friend Diane said to me… ‘Do realize you’ve been doing this e-zine for 10 years’? See, Diane has helped me with Inspired Hygiene since Day

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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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Be Part of the Change!

Did you know that the survival rate for oral cancer has not significantly improved in decades?  In fact, the death rate associated with oral cancers is higher than that of cervical and testicular cancers, Hodgkin’s lymphoma, laryngeal cancer, and endocrine

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Are you ready to go chartless?

Having been in Dentistry for over 35 yrs. there is NO DOUBT that how we practice dentistry has evolved greatly. Like many of you, I have experienced and done it all. Everything from working on patients before wearing gloves was

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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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A little inspiration from West Virginia…

It’s no secret that West Virginia is the butt of just about every bad ‘tooth’ joke there is. But from rafting down the New River to driving through the beautiful fall foliage to the fabulous Linda Miles ☺, a lot

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Kill Your Television

I am so blessed to be able to work with dental teams across the country. And I am blown away by the technology that is used in practices in even the most remote areas. Here’s the perfect use for a

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