Hygiene

Keys to Capturing the Returning Patient

The success of your or any other general dental practice depends on a myriad...

Solving the Mystery of Your Paycheck

If you have ever looked at your paycheck stub and wondered how they get...

Dynamite Diagnosis…Empowered Performance

Would you like to see thousands of dollars of restorative treatment scheduled from hygiene...

Production, Products, and Your Bottom Line

By now, you have attended several years’ worth of periodontal diagnosis/treatment courses and have...

Ultrasonic Scalers: Clinical Use and Benefits

A myriad of new products have been introduced that have revolutionized periodontal therapy in...

How to “Un-Muddy” the Waters in the Dental Hygiene Department

“Muddy waters” is what I refer to as the real condition that exists in...

You Are What You Write

Does your documentation reflect what you really do? It has been said many times,...

The “Bag o’ Meds”: Clinical Implications of Common Patient Medications

The review and updating of patient medical information is becoming more complex each day....

Na-No, Na-No? Bacteria?

In the late 1970s, television ratings skyrocketed with the sitcom of Mork and Mindy....

Postoperative Care for the Dental Patient…Showing You Care

The dental office is often forbidden territory for the general public. The fear of...