Posted 1/7/2016 by DPSDentalcoach in Did You Get Your Hygiene Department Tune-Up?   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 65
Are Your Patients At Risk?
How many patients each daydoes your hygienist or if you are the hygienist, how many patients each day do you discuss this topicwith? Whodo you believe needs to have caries prevention services such as fluoride varnish place? Are your patients at riskfor caries? You can look at various resources...  Read More
Posted 11/25/2014 by howard in Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 366
Tales of a Traveling Hygienist with Andrew Johnston : Howard Speaks Podcast #25
Dr. Howard Farran and Andrew Johnston talk about hygiene, charitable dentistry, travel and more. Audio Podcast: Howard Speaks Audio Podcast #25 with Andrew Johnston Video Podcast: ...  Read More
Posted 9/23/2014 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 233
S. Mutans vaccination, will it work?
C3 Jian, Inc., a private company focused on providing improved oral healthcare, announced today that it has successfully completed the initial Phase 2 Clinical Trial for its novel drug, C16G2. The Company’s drug targets the specific elimination of Streptococcus mutans, the acid producing...  Read More
Posted 4/29/2014 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 31929
Restore now or watch and wait? CariScreen Testing and patient restorative urgency.
How are dental professionals using the CariScreen test on a daily basis? Restorative Urgency When patients present with current decay, the dental team will develop a restorative treatment plan specific to the patient. Depending on dental benefits and the cost of the restorative procedures,...  Read More
Posted 3/11/2014 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 46707
Dr. Kutsch Reviews the New ADA Fluoride Recommendations in JADA
Read more at this ! I get a lot of questions from practitioners every time new recommendations are published. With the publishing of new information in the November issue of JADA, I wanted to address some of those questions here. The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs convened a panel of...  Read More
Posted 1/28/2014 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 54916
Dr. V. Kim Kutsch - When to "watch" lesions and when to act.
Last week we asked you what you thought about ‘watching’ as a diagnosis. If you missed it- go check out the expert opinions. Today we hear from Dr. V. Kim Kutsch on the topic. To watch, or not to watch…that is the question One of the bigger challenges we face in dentistry...  Read More
Posted 11/21/2013 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 70623
Dr. Doug Thompson shares his perio protocol. An interview.
We had the great privilege to sit down and discuss a groundbreaking Personalized Periodontal Medicine approach that is taken at . Q: Dr. Thompson, why did you decide to start using the in your Personalized Periodontal Medicine protocol? What is it doing for you? A: Dr. Kutsch introduced the...  Read More
Posted 10/1/2013 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 71105
Is CAMBRA being taught in Dental Schools? Hear from UNC!
School is back in session! Most dental schools (if not all) teach CAMBRA protocols to students in some fashion. In this series Dr. Scott Eidson, Group Clinic Director at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, provides an insider’s look into how UNC is teaching CAMBRA to the...  Read More
Posted 9/17/2013 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 50737
CAMBRA Catches Fire! Literally... Dr. Joe D’Alesio
We were recently made aware of a fantastic video posted to Dr. Joe D’Alesio’s and were given permission to repost it here. We wanted to share this bright spot in order to show a creative way to bring education to your patient base about CAMBRA. Dr. Joe D’Alesio backs up his...  Read More
Posted 8/20/2013 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 71041
How Dr. Michael McClure of Orange Park, Florida performs CAMBRA
Tooth decay is out of control. We are not okay with that. This series:is meant to provide a clearer and more comprehensive view of how CAMBRA operates day to day all over the country. Each snapshot will highlight both the logistical processes of CAMBRA as well as the motivation behind its...  Read More
Posted 7/10/2013 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 2  |   Views: 49978
What is the real ROI of performing CAMBRA?
One of the most common concerns with implementing CAMBRA in private practice is the perceived lack of ROI. CAMBRA is seen as time consuming in the appointment andmost preventive dental practices that sell professional dental products earn less than 1% of their annual revenue from product...  Read More
Posted 5/21/2013 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 72283
"WHY" do CAMBRA? An Interview with Dr. Doug Young
Q: What is your "Why"? A: The simple answer would be- why don’t you treat all patients the way you want to be treated? If you know drilling teeth alone is doing nothing to solve the disease, then anything you do to treat disease is better than doing nothing. To me there is a lot we can do...  Read More
Posted 5/14/2013 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 883
Game Changer – ADA approves 3 New CAMBRA CDT Codes
Big changes are coming for dental practices performing CAries Management By Risk Assessment (CAMBRA). After extensive review by the American Dental Association and the CDT (Current Dental Terminology) Code Committee, 3 new CAMBRA codes will be introduced in the 2014 codebook! Once these...  Read More
Posted 5/13/2013 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 63653
Dr. John Featherstone is offering a free massive open online course on CAMBRA through UCSF!! Check it out!
UCSF Dentistry Dean John D.B. Featherstone, MSc, PhD, leads a new CAMBRA-themed MOOC (massive open online course) on Coursera, offering dental professionals and non-professionals alike access to the"scientific basis for caries (dental decay) risk assessment and practice interventions,"...  Read More
Posted 4/24/2013 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 311
What is CAMBRA?
CAMBRA (the Caries Management by Risk Assessment protocol) is dentistry's current model for managing . It is designed to determine a patient's risk for decay and the appropriate preventive and therapeutic approaches to each individual's needs. Your Board Certified Prosthodontist uses it as...  Read More
Posted 4/23/2013 by rjb_213 in Dental Wellness   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 5860
Dr. V Kim Kutsch Opinion: The Systemic Theory of Dental Caries
Southward K. Gen Dent. 2011 Sep-Oct;59(5):367-73; quiz 374-5 This is a very interesting theoretical article. The question it looks at is does dental caries occur locally in the tooth from an external acid dissolution (outside-in),or does it occur as a result of internal inflammation...  Read More

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