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Please Leave a Review! On this episode of A Tale of Two Hygienists we have another Student Focused Roundtable, this week all about teledentistry! We are joined by Amber Lovatos, RDH also known as The Latina RDH and Staci Stout, RDH! Join our guests as they discuss the various ways they use teledentistry in their careers. Special thank you to Paradi…
 
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition, Katrina Sanders, RDH starts a new conversation around Periodontitis as a Manifestation of Systemic Disease. These patients go beyond your diabetic patients, your cancer patients or your patients with cardiovascular disease. Tune in over the next few weeks as Katrina unpacks Periodontitis as a Ma…
 
On this special bonus episode we are joined by Tyler Ornstein who is the founder of Tyler’s Coffee, the world's first acid-free coffee! We bring this episode to you during GERD awareness week. For your patients who want or need to be on an acid free, or low acid diet but still want to enjoy their coffee, Tyler’s Coffee is for them! Episode Highligh…
 
On this TIPisode we are joined by Laurel Gans, DDS to talk about non clinical opportunities for dental professionals. Episode Highlights: What is a Broker Commission 3 Opportunities Quotes: “If your experience was anything like mine it was in a non clinical lab in a dark dingy basement.” “At times dentistry can be very challenging and stressful.” “…
 
Please Leave a Review! On this episode of A Tale of Two Hygienists Michelle talks to returning guest Tyler Kuhk, NP about COPD. Did you know that November is COPD awareness month? This could be a great lead in for you to talk to your patients about COPD and a reminder for your team to look for the signs of COPD which Tyler outlines in this episode!…
 
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition, Katrina Sanders, RDH discusses the current AAP current grading parameters and how we identify Grade C for a patient. Quotes: “Anytime that a patient is diagnosed with active periodontitis, we are going to grade the patient as grade A,B,C based on the progression of their disease process.” “The i…
 
This TIPisode is brought to you by GC America! Michelle is joined by Dr. Brian Novy to talk about changing the conversations you are having with your patients and how disclosing can assist those conversations! Episode Highlights: No patient shaming Disclosing and pose the question Tri Plaque ID Gel MI Paste products Quotes: “You have no idea how di…
 
Please Leave a Review! On this episode of A Tale of Two Hygienists Michelle and Andrew bring on Dr. David Rice, Teresa Duncan, MS and Ronda Holman, DA to talk about the value of the Team Huddle. Our guests highlight each of their perspectives from office management, to the dentist, to the point of view of hygienists and dental assistants and share …
 
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition, Katrina Sanders, RDH discusses the current AAP current grading parameters and how we identify Grade B for a patient. Quotes: “We should start by placing all patients into grade B, and if there are modifiers that move the patient into grade A because of direct evidence, indirect evidence, risk fa…
 
This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are speaking to all the clinical educators out there! We are joined by Jessica Atkinson, RDH, MEd from Hygiene Edge to talk about being an effective follower. Episode Highlights Rise Conference for Clinical Coordinators Follower Types Being an Effective Follower Quotes “We really want our students t…
 
Please Leave a Review! On this episode of A Tale of Two Hygienists Michelle and Andrew bring on Jennifer Fijor, ARNP to talk about the medical dental connection specifically as it relates to gut heath. Jennifer dives into the details about Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and more. Special thank you to Paradise Dental…
 
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition, Katrina Sanders, RDH discusses the current AAP current grading parameters and how we identify Grade A for a patient. Quotes: “Some clinicians do get in the habit of grading all patients. That is not necessarily a requirement from the AAP, but some of our colleagues have started to integrate grad…
 
This TIPisode is brought to you by LivFresh! Michelle is joined by Dr. Brian Novy to talk about Livfresh and where it has come since it was called Livionex and why both Dr. Novy and Michelle are big fans! We know you are going to want to try Livfresh after hearing this TIPisode. Use code: TIP10 for 10% off & Free Shipping on your first order throug…
 
Please Leave a Review! On this episode of A Tale of Two Hygienists we have our student focused roundtable we are joined by Stephanie Botts, BSDH, RDH, CEAS and Dr. Brett Kessler, DDS about Substance Use Disorder and working with our patients who have struggled with this disorder, or are currently struggling. Special thank you to Paradise Dental Tec…
 
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition, Katrina Sanders, RDH discusses some of the parameters that we use currently, when we're looking at grading guidelines. Quotes: “We all know that if new patient shows up in the practice without their previous charting or radiographs, or if we simply don't have quality images or Pario charting, we…
 
This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are joined by Michelle and Andrew! Your hosts are talking about comments made by Lobbyist Dave Marsh for the Illinois State Dental Society. The comment that got Michelle, Andrew and should get you fired up: “I just don’t feel anybody with a two-year associate degree is medically qualified to correct…
 
Please Leave a Review! On this episode of A Tale of Two Hygienists we have a Hygiene Edge takeover! Join Jessica, Melia and Shelley and the mighty M’s: Mandy Gibbs, Melissa Calhoun and Megen Elliott to talk about becoming an educator! Special thank you to Paradise Dental Technologies for sponsoring the CE portion of this podcast so that we can prov…
 
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition, Katrina Sanders, RDH discusses the AAP grades of periodontitis. Quotes: “ Grading allows us the opportunity to take a look at what we understand with regards to various types of recognized risk factors and how those risk factors play a role in the complexity of this disease process. “We can also…
 
This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are joined by Steve Pardue from Elevate Oral Care to talk about antiseptic and antimicrobial agents in dentistry highlighting Povidone-iodine and its properties that fight decay. Episode Highlights Antiseptic Agents Povidone-iodine Povi•OneTM Quotes “Hygienists are in the unique position to prevent …
 
Please Leave a Review! On this episode of A Tale of Two Hygienists your hosts, Michelle Strange and Andrew Johnston are joined by Jasmin Haley, RDH, MSDH, CDA, Eden Ivie, BSDH, RDH, PHDHP, Dr. Joy Void-Holmes, RDH, BSDH, MHSc, AADH and India Chance, BSDH, RDH to continue the conversation around the TRUTH of what it is like to be a KOL. Special than…
 
Please Leave a Review! On this episode of A Tale of Two Hygienists your hosts, Michelle Strange and Andrew Johnston are joined by Jasmin Haley, RDH, MSDH, CDA and Eden Ivie, BSDH, RDH, PHDHP to talk about the TRUTH of what it is like to be a KOL, the good, the not so good, and the areas of the industry that straight up need to change. Special thank…
 
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition, Katrina Sanders, RDH wrap up the breakdown of the AAP 2017 Classification System highlighting state 4. Quotes: “These are patients in which there is complex management required in order to stabilize the patient's existence of this disease.” “It is imperative to understand that this adequate reha…
 
Please Leave a Review! This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are joined by return guest, Dr. Brian Novy. Dr. Novy is the Chief Dental Officer at the Alliance Dental Center. In this TIPisode Dr. Novy talks to us about sealants, and what the evidence tells us about them! Episode Highlights Dr. Novy’s Background Glass Ionomer Sealants Quot…
 
Please Leave a Review! On this Student Focused Roundtable Michelle is joined by Crystal Spring, RDH and Janet Crosswhite, RDH to talk about public health vs. private practice. Both Janet and Crystal work in the public health realm and share their experiences from working in public health and private practice over their careers. Interview Starts: 10…
 
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition, Katrina Sanders, RDH continues the breakdown of the AAP 2017 Classification System Stage three. Quotes: “Now, for dental hygienists that are typically working blindly and by blindly I mean, we're using feel more than we are our own eyeballs.” “Meaning in most scenarios, the only time that we can…
 
This TIPisode is brought to you by CariFree. We are joined by our very own Michelle Strange to talk to you about pH regulation for your patients. Episode Highlights: pH Saliva pH neutralizing products Quotes: “We all know the value of good healthy saliva.” “When we eat, the pH can drop rapidly.” “Targeted pH neutralizing dental products used daily …
 
Please Leave a Review! On this milestone episode of A Tale of Two Hygienists your hosts, Michelle Strange and Andrew Johnston are joined by several of their fellow RCC Influencers to talk about everything from mentorship, and what they believe made them successful, to how prepared they are financially for retirement! You will recognize many of the …
 
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition, Katrina Sanders, RDH continues the breakdown of the AAP 2017 Classification System Stage two. Quotes: “Maximum probing depth anywhere in the mouth will be 5 mm.” “The idea being that if this is a 5mm pocket not due to hyperplasia, tissue overgrowth or fibrosis, but actually due to apical migrati…
 
This TIPisode is brought to you by Zirc Dental. We are joined by Tina Punton, who talks to us about the cost of disorganization and what it means for your office. Zirc has solutions for your practice that will decrease your disorganization, stress and that are beautiful for your patients to look at! Tina attended Minnesota State University-Mankato …
 
Please Leave a Review! THIS EPISODE COUNTS FOR CE! - but read the disclaimers it might not count for your state. Go here to take the test and get your free CE Credit! Joining Michelle today on the show is Dr. John Molinari to discuss the importance of vaccinations and immunizations. Dr. Molinari is a microbiologist who was awarded Professor Emeritu…
 
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition Katrina Sanders, RDH dives into AAP staging and grading, opening the conversation by covering stage one periodontitis and how we classify patients that are standing on that border land between gingivitis and periodontitis. Quotes: “So typically, when these patients present with clinical attachmen…
 
This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are joined by Brooke Crouch, RDH from Elevate Oral Care to talk to us about dry mouth and using Allday Dry Mouth Spray to treat your patients. Episode Highlights Causes of Dry Mouth Allday Dry Mouth Spray Xylitol Quotes “Dry mouth is a subject I have become all too familiar with.” “It isn't just our…
 
Please Leave a Review! THIS EPISODE COUNTS FOR CE! - but read the disclaimers it might not count for your state. Go here to take the test and get your free CE Credit! Michelle and Andrew have invited Kimberly Grensavitch, MJ, BA, RDH, to the show today to discuss Instructions for Use (IFU) in the dental field. Kimberly is a skilled quality professi…
 
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition Katrina Sanders, RDH gives us an overview of the AAP staging guidelines that we will give into over the next several weeks! Quotes: “Periodontitis is characterized by microbially associated host mediated inflammation that results in loss of periodontal attachment. This is detected as clinical att…
 
This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode our very own Andrew Johnston, RDH talks to us about lunch and learns, and provides tips to get the most out of yours! Episode Highlights Proper execution Block your schedule Distraction free Sample questions for your rep Post meeting action items Quotes " They do the job because they love helping peopl…
 
Please Leave a Review! THIS EPISODE COUNTS FOR CE! - but read the disclaimers it might not count for your state. Go here to take the test and get your free CE Credit! It’s National Suicide Prevention month and Michelle has invited Kimberly Johnson, Ph.D., LMHC, a licensed mental health counselor with 25 years in practice, to discuss The Emotional P…
 
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition your host, Katrina Sanders, RDH talks to us about periodontitis and its “makeover”. Quotes: “It's important for us to understand what this definition means, because within the scaffolding of this definition, we understand that primary features of periodontal disease can include loss of periodonta…
 
This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are joined by Dr. Joy D. Void-Holmes, RDH, BSDH, MHSc, AADH to discuss Silver Diamine Fluoride and why you should think outside the box and incorporate a new product into your operatory. Dr. Joy is the founder of Dr. Joy, RDH and the creator of the Dental Hygiene Student Planner. Episode Highlights …
 
Please Leave a Review! THIS EPISODE COUNTS FOR CE! - but read the disclaimers it might not count for your state. Go here to take the test and get your free CE Credit! It’s A Tale of Two Hygienists’, roundtable edition, which means Andrew and Michelle have invited multiple guests on the podcast. This week: Carrie Ibbetson, RDH, returns to the show, …
 
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition your host, Katrina Sanders, RDH talks to us about necrotizing periodontal diseases. Quotes: “If any of you have ever treated a patient that has a necrotizing periodontal disease, you'll never forget it. In fact, the smell of that disease process alone is probably ingrained into your nose hairs, i…
 
This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are joined by Michelle and Andrew! Your hosts are giving you the tips on all the ways to learn and thrive with A Tale of Two Hygienists! Episode Highlights The Podcast - Get your CE (IT IS FREE) TIPisodes Fast Facts: Perio Edition Fact Facts: Pharmacology Edition Social Media AToTH Library - Website…
 
Please Leave a Review! In this episode, Andrew Johnston, RDH is joined by Machell Hudson, RDH and Neil Hoover. On this episode our guests and Andrew dive into what it is like when you enter your first practice and how you can go about getting the equipment you need to be the best clinician possible. Machell is a repeat guest of A Tale of Two Hygien…
 
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition your host, Katrina Sanders, RDH looks at patients specifically who present with non dental biofilm induced gingivitis associated with traumatic lesions or hypersensitivity reactions. Quotes: “These are going to be patients that may have some type of a reaction due to dental restorative materials.…
 
This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are joined by Andrea Wiseman, RDH from Elevate Oral Care to talk to us about prevention in restoration materials. Episode Highlights Planing the tooth Restorations Glass Ionomer SELDOX Quotes “Bacteria loves these areas with rough edges.” “Restorations have an expected lifespan.” “With modern chemis…
 
Please Leave a Review! Jessica Atkinson, MEd, BSDH, RDH., Melia Lewis, MEd, BSDH, RDH., and Shelley Brown, MEd, BSDH, RDH., of ‘Hygiene Edge’ host the podcast this week. They have invited their students Angie, Blair, and Courtney to discuss challenges they faced in dental hygiene education and ways hygiene educators can set up students for success.…
 
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition your host, Katrina Sanders, RDH continues the conversation about patients that can present with an oral inflammatory condition not associated with dental biofilm. This week we are looking at patients that present with Mucocutaneous disorders. Quotes: “This is going to be a lot of pathology talk. …
 
This week's TIPisode is delivered by our very own Andrew Johnston, RDH! He focuses the discussion on what a restorative hygienist does and tells us about his decision tree for selecting a restorative material. He also breaks down the restorative hygienist model for increased production and retention! It's a good episode for the whole team! Links ht…
 
Please Leave a Review! THIS EPISODE COUNTS FOR CE! - but read the disclaimers it might not count for your state. Go here to take the test and get your free CE Credit! Andrea Hight, Area Sales Manager for Software/Technology at Henry Schein One, joins Michelle today for a discussion about the critical role of the hygienist in improving overall healt…
 
On this week’s episode of Fast Facts - Perio Edition with your host, Katrina Sanders, RDH there's a fungus among us, we're looking at patients that present with some type of an inflammatory condition due to fungal origin. Quotes: “Histoplasmosis is actually an interesting infection that's acquired via the lungs via the respiratory tract due to inha…
 
This week on A Tale of Two Hygienists TIPisode we are joined by Andrew Nobilini and Mike Rust from ProEdge Dental Water Labs! Andrew and Mike talk to us about the ONE waterline maintenance protocol to rule them all. Our hosts cut through the confusion and give you the information you need to know to do what is best for your practice and patients! E…
 
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