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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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Are You Promoting Your Practice Everywhere You Go?

Are you marketing your practice all the time?  What if you could find ways to get new patients quickly and easily? Watch this quick video for an idea to INSPIRE you. If you’d like to learn more about the potential

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What you need to know about SDF

According to the ADA, only 16% of dental offices use Silver Diamine Fluoride on a monthly basis.  Why is that, I ask myself!  Perhaps it’s that this product is misunderstood or perhaps our paradigms simply aren’t ready to make this

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Does Family History Impact Oral Disease?

You would have to be living under a rock to not know about the direct relationship between oral and systemic health, right? We also talk about how the genetic link to periodontal disease could also influence our patient’s periodontal health.

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3 Quick Tips for Intraoral Camera Tour of the Mouth

When I work with dental teams, I typically find that teams only use the intraoral camera to take a picture of 1 specific problem or to take a complete tour of the mouth only when they see a new patient.

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New AAP Staging and Grading

The American Academy of Periodontology and the European Federation of Periodontology met in the fall of 2017 at the World Workshop on the Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Disease and Conditions.  During this meeting, they designed a Staging and Grading system

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[VIDEO] Is it time to harvest the seeds you’ve planted?

If you were a farmer, would you plant a crop but never harvest it? Of course not! If the crop were truly necessary, not harvesting would defeat the purpose of planting! So why do you (or your team, or your

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[Worksheet] What are your hygienists good at selling?

I was recently asked to be a guest on Dr. Paul Etchison’s popular podcast ‘Dental Practice Heroes’.  Dr. Paul asked me a very interesting question… Is it really in the practice’s and patient’s best interest for my hygienists to spend so

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Quick Verbal Skills

Take less than 3 minutes and watch the attached video for two ‘quick verbal skills’ that will help you to help your patients accept more treatment while communicating how much you care! If you’d like to learn more about the

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What happened to all our patients?

We get this question all the time… ‘We have a strong new patient flow so why aren’t we adding hygiene days?’.   We’ve seen dentists with 40-50 new patients/month and yet they have the same 6-8 days of hygiene each week that

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