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Aerosol Anxiety and COVID-19 Critical Thinking with Dr. Hessam Nowzari
A big thanks to Dr. Hessam Nowzari, and his presentation, "Aerosol Anxiety and COVID-19 Critical Thinking" presented as an Inner Space Seminar. Hosted by Dr. Jason Hales and Superstition Springs Endodontics.   HIGHLIGHTS     After 8 or 9 months, those who claim we don't have enough data for...  Read More
1460 Dr. Takeisha Presson on COVID-19, Dental Insurance and Socioeconomics : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Takeisha Presson is a native of Washington, DC. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Zoology with a minor in Spanish at Ohio Weselyan University. After working several years as a Biologist for the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, a branch of the Food and Drug Administration, she...  Read More
1457 Cherie Le Penske & Fred Joyal of Armor Respiration on Solving PPE Shortages & CO2 Contamination : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Cherie founded Armor Dental Corp., a dental product development company and manufacturer in February 2016. Le Penske, a seasoned entrepreneur for 20 years, also founded LP Group, a consulting firm in 2000, which provides strategic communications counsel and services to leading business and...  Read More
1452 Don Casey, CEO of Dentsply Sirona, on COVID-19 & the Dental Product Market : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Donald Casey is Chief Executive Officer of Dentsply Sirona. He has more than 30 years of global health care experience and an outstanding track record in identifying and commercializing medical innovations. He most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of the Medical segment of Cardinal...  Read More
1441 Howard Talks Profitable Pandemic Dentistry with Sam Bignault and the UAB Dental Business Club
Howard recently spoke with dental school students from the University of Alabama at Birmingham about the business of dentistry and what to expect coming out of dental school during the 2020 pandemic. VIDEO - DUwHF #1441 - Sam Bignault AUDIO - DUwHF #1441 - Sam Bignault Subscribe to Dentistry...  Read More
1439 Dr. Shervin Molayem on the Link Between Gum Disease and COVID-19 : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Molayem received both his Bachelor of Arts in History and Doctor of Dental Surgery at the UCLA School of Dentistry.  Thereafter, Dr. Molayem completed a specialty program in Periodontics at the Herman Ostrow USC School of Dentistry. He is the Founder of both the UCLA and USC Journals of Dental...  Read More
1438 Howard and Dr. Vaibhav Garg Talk Success in Dentistry After COVID-19
Dr. Vaibhav Garg (MDS) is an endodontic specialist, director & owner of the  first microscope enhanced practice, Vijay Dental Clinic, in the city of Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh). He is a combination of a clinician and an educator, focusing mainly on teaching safer endodontics through a clinician's...  Read More
1436 Dr. Hessam Nowzari on Scientific Terrorism, Intellectual Evil & COVID-19 : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Hessam Nowzari graduated from the University of Brussels in Belgium, University of Rennes in France, PhD in Biology and Health Sciences, and University of Southern California, Advanced Periodontics program. He was the Director of Advanced Periodontics at USC from 1995 to 2012 and a Diplomate of...  Read More
The Complete Guide to Dental Aerosols and Airborne Infection Control
Dental aerosol management and infection control have come to the forefront of dentistry. As concerns over aerosol generating procedures and air filtration increase, the need for proper control methods is clear. Demand for a new standard of airborne infection control. To be fair, there’s plenty of...  Read More
The implications of different particle sizes in airborne infection control.
Research finds that particle size is the most important determinant of aerosol behavior. Many existing recommendations have been based on older studies, however over the last 20 years numerous investigators have directly measured the particle size of infectious aerosols emitted from coughing and...  Read More
1422 American Dental Association President Dr. Chad Gehani and Executive Director Dr. Kathleen O’Loughlin : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Chad P. Gehani, an endodontist from Queens, New York, is president of the American Dental Association. Since 2014, Dr. Gehani has served as the Second District Trustee to the ADA Board of Trustees, and was a delegate in the House of Delegates from 2000 to 2014. Dr. Gehani was previously the...  Read More
1420 Eric Shirley, President of Patterson Dental, on the Dental Profession in 2020 : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Eric Shirley is the President of Patterson Dental, a leading, value-added distributor focused on providing best-in-class products, services and technology to the dental and animal health markets. Prior to joining Patterson, Eric held leadership positions at Midmark, Dentsply International and...  Read More
1419 The Future of Virus Testing with Seray Cicek of LSK Technologies : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Seray Cicek is a medical technology innovator and synthetic biology enthusiast. She holds a MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences and BASc in Engineering Science (Biomedical) from the University of Toronto. Her strong interest in synthetic biology led her to pursue graduate studies in Keith Pardee’s lab....  Read More
The important question dental patients are asking right now.
Knowing what your patients are concerned about is key to running a successful dental practice but can be difficult to truly know.  Luckily, we have insight into “the minds of the people” using a bit of digital savvy. At Vaniman, we continuously look for insight into how we can help improve the...  Read More
1415 Make Your Own Masks with Dr. Spencer Zaugg : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Spencer Zaugg received his bachelor degrees in chemistry and microbiology at Weber State University then earned his doctorate in dental medicine at Southern Illinois University. Following dental school, he completed a 1 year full-time fellowship in implant dentistry at SIUE- SDM. He attends...  Read More
Can HEPA air purifiers filter out the COVID-19 virus?
The short answer is we don’t have any direct research to verify if a HEPA air purifier reduces transmission of COVID-19 however, , “we can infer from what we know for similar viruses, like SARS, there is reason to think air purifiers might help in some situations.” How does HEPA filtration work?...  Read More
Be wary of air filtration and UV light claims. It could lead to legal hot water.
Equipment manufacturers and several dental professionals are making potentially false statements regarding newly introduced infection control equipment; and it could get them into legal trouble. Dental practitioners should be wary about making claims regarding filtration equipment destroying or...  Read More
CDC Removes Dental Aerosol Patient Wait Time - ADA Counters
In a recent update to it’s , the CDC has removed the 15 minute wait time between patients after dental aerosol generating procedures. The ADA countered by advising against this. CDC Updates Dental Setting Recommendations The CDC updated dental aerosol and engineering controls (mostly related...  Read More
Episode 123: The #1 Thing Repelling Patients Post COVID-19
As dental professionals, we are all well aware of the changes that have occurred in our practice due to COVID-19, but what are our patients thinking? Co-host Dave Pryor returns in this episode to bring the patient perspective on the new way of dentistry.  The #1 Thing Repelling Patients Post...  Read More
What Dentists Need To Know To Succeed In The New Normal
This week Dr. House and Shawn are talking about PPE, social distancing and all of the considerations you’re juggling in your practice as you are adapting to dentistry post COVID-19.  Dr. House discusses how her practice and team have adapted to the new guidelines given by the ADA. She discusses how...  Read More
1401 The Protocols to Return to Work in Dentistry with Confidence in the COVID-19 Era by Kwang-Bum Park, DDS, MS, PhD, Founder & CEO MegaGen Implant, Chairman MIR Dental Network
Dr. Kwang-Bum Park graduated from dental college of Kyungpook National University in 1985 and received his PhD degree in 1995 with the thesis about ‘the periodontal regeneration’. In 1993, he started seminars for private dentists to teach clinical periodontics and implant dentistry. Until now, more...  Read More
1399 Infection Control for Dental Professionals in the COVID-19 Era with Frank Hammes, CEO, IQAir : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
In the early ’90s, Frank Hammes joined the family business. After promoting an after-market cabin air filter the company had developed for Mercedes-Benz automobiles, Frank Hammes turned his attention to portable room air cleaners. Dissatisfied with existing products, he set out to build a line of...  Read More
1398 The PPE Worldwide Supply Chain: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly with Rick Cohen, Managing Director, Benco Dental : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
After three years as an IT consultant at Accenture, Rick Cohen joined Benco in 1994 to create Painless, the industry’s first windows-based e-commerce software.  Since then, he’s taken on increasing responsibilities within Benco, focusing on Information Technology, Logistics, Clarion Financial, and...  Read More
1397 Understanding Calamities and Catastrophes in the Age of COVID-19 with Kimberly Harms D.D.S. : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr Kim Harms personal mission is to help dentists navigate the emotional issues they will face in life (and in the next year or so specifically).  If she can help dentists understand that they can’t control what calamities or catastrophes they will encounter in life, but they can control how they...  Read More
Infection Control and Personal Protective Equipment with Dr. Rella Christensen PhD
Dr. Rella Christensen, PhD of Clinical Research Associates, which she co-founded with her husband Gordon, joins me on this very timely subject of Personal Protective Equipment and Infection Control in dental offices.  Really, really good episode with great info! Dr. Rella Christensen WHAT...  Read More
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