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1512 Periodontist Charles Chen DDS on the Safety and Efficiency of Electronic Prescriptions : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Charles C. Chen, a periodontist, graduated from the University of Maryland receiving a B.S. degree and a D.D.S. degree. At the University of Maryland’s Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, he participated in the Accelerated Professional Training (Honors) Program to obtain his dental degree and...  Read More
The cost of healthcare in the US has continued to rise in recent years. Health insurance premiums are at unprecedented high levels and out-of-pocket medical expenses are just too much.  With this situation, it’s becoming harder for most US households to meet their healthcare budget.  But there are...  Read More
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The CEO of Dental Health Associates, Bharat Rana, is Redefining the National Dental Industry
It’s no secret that most Americans are struggling financially today thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.  that in the midst of business closures, reduced hours, and social distancing guidelines, American families are working hard to make ends meet, all while keeping their loved ones safe. That...  Read More
Why Dental Appointments are Crucial to Prevent COVID-19 from Taking Over with Dr. Molayem
Today we are talking to Dr. Molayem on the connection with , a very relevant topic that all dentists and practice owners should be aware of. Listen in for the most valuable marketing information you’ve ever been able to put out to prevent COVID from taking over, when you get it.  Dr. Molayem...  Read More
Sobering Findings Regarding COVID-19 and Aerosols
A recent review and study provide more information on the effectiveness of pre-procedural rinses in reducing bacterial and viral loads emitted by dental patients—and the care needed in reducing chances of infection in operatories. The Review The review, published July 13, 2020,...  Read More
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOUR RENTAL CAR HAS AN ACCIDENT?
A car accident is the last thing you need on holiday, especially not in a . Arm yourself with the lowdown on what to do if the worst happens before you pull out of the rental company lot. Steps to Consider If You Face an Accident in Your Rental Car Review the situation. Next, make sure everyone is...  Read More
Dental Respiratory Protection Program Webinar
This blog post features a webinar with Smart Training’s Vice President of Healthcare, Lee Slaton. This webinar was hosted by , and it covers dental respiratory protection programs (RPPs). Lee Slaton wrote, Here’s what you’ll learn about in this webinar:                                      ...  Read More
N95 Respirators and Respiratory Protection Programs
First, who is required to have a mandatory respiratory protection program? Any entity that has employees who are either required to wear a respirator or who choose to wear a respirator voluntarily. Are N95 masks classified as masks or respirators? N95 “masks” are classified as respirators. To learn...  Read More
Episode 141: Who Dentists Should Be Voting For November 3rd
During these politically charged times, Dr. Bryan Laskin explains what it means to make a vote for dentistry.  Who Dentists Should Be Voting For November 3rd Find us on Radio!  Read More
Flu Season during COVID-19: How to Protect Employees
Flu and COVID-19: Twindemic? A twindemic is looking like a real possibility in 2020. A twindemic is what  are referring to as the overlap of a severe flu season and a possible surge of COVID-19 cases. Here are the biggest concerns regarding the possible twindemic:                         It could...  Read More
1488 Bill Blasing, Executive Director of ADCF, on Charitable Dentistry During a Pandemic : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Bill Blasing joined the ADCF as their executive director in 2015, bringing with him years of experience related to operating a business and leading teams effectively. He is not only adept at ensuring the overall business goals of the organization are met, but Bill is skilled in cultivating...  Read More
Categories: Public Health
Find Joy in Doing What Few Others Would
If you are a doctor who loves treating children, you may find incredible joy and transformation of YOU, as well as of patients, in treating without sedation or O.R. THEN, the child AND parent can become greater, more capable, more appreciative and healthier.   Read More
Is a Lack of Employee Training a HIPAA Violation?
The short answer: yes. A lack of employee  is a violation of the law. It is not enough to train your employees about the law. The training must be HIPAA-certified. Certified means there is proof of employee retention. For example, exam scores after training.  After a data breach, you will have to...  Read More
How to Create your Respiratory Written Program on Smart Training's LMS
Respiratory Protection Programs Is your dental practice utilizing N-95, KN-95, or their equivalent  during the COVID-19 pandemic? We’ve found that quite a few practice owners don’t yet realize that using N-95-type respirators requires them to maintain an OSHA Written Respiratory Protection Program....  Read More
What is Sleep Dentistry?
Dental treatment is no luxury, it's an essential component to maintaining good health. A tooth infection is just as serious as an infection everywhere else, but you can avoid these issues with regular dental care. However, many people struggle with a fear of going to the dentist that keeps them...  Read More
COVID-19 Causes Increase in Phishing Scams
FBI Alert of COVID-19 Email Scams The healthcare providers to an increase in COVID-19 phishing scams. Network perimeter cybersecurity tools used by US-based healthcare providers started detecting COVID-19 phishing campaigns from both domestic and international IP addresses on March 18, 2020, and...  Read More
Telehealth and HIPAA Compliance During COVID-19
Telehealth during the COVID-19 Pandemic The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has increased the use of telehealth. Telehealth offers many benefits, including mitigating the spread of COVID-19. But it also complicates . Why care about HIPAA? HIPAA data breaches can cause hefty . The most HIPAA can fine your...  Read More
1480 Dr. Effie Greathouse, PhD, on the Science of Water Fluoridation : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Effie Greathouse earned a bachelor’s degree in wildlife, fish and conservation biology from the University of California, Davis, and a PhD in ecology from the University of Georgia, where she did research on freshwater shrimp and dams in tropical island streams. She did postdoctoral training at...  Read More
Categories: Public Health
Difference Between Cloth Masks, Surgical Masks, and Respirators
This blog post explains the difference between cloth face masks, surgical masks, and respirators, emphasizing employer responsibilities based on OSHA’s standards. Why is Protecting Employees from COVID-19 Important? The first reason is keeping your employees safe from illness and death. But if that...  Read More
PPE for Which Dental Procedures During COVID-19?
Dental employees are at the  for getting COVID-19. As a result, employers need to know how to protect their employees. Most importantly, personal protective equipment (PPE) stops the spread of the virus. Dental offices could spread the virus easily. However,  explains, “The dental office, if they...  Read More
COVID-19 Policies for Medical Offices
Why are COVID-19 Policies Important? It’s essential to implement policies specific to COVID-19. Especially in the medical and dental field. Why? Because healthcare and dental employees are at the top of  for COVID-19.  Also, because these policies can put the minds of your patients at ease. But it...  Read More
6 Benefits of HIPAA Online Employee Training
Providing HIPAA employee training online can make your compliance training program more effective. HIPAA is the  are legally required to abide by HIPAA. Importance of HIPAA Training We already know that a  security breaches. Employee HIPAA training needs to cover , and it also needs to be recorded...  Read More
Does my Dental Practice Need a Written Emergency Action Plan?
Is your dental practice prepared for a workplace emergency? Your dental staff may need to act quickly to safeguard employees, patients, or the community following a natural or man-made emergency. Proper planning before an emergency or natural disaster is necessary to respond effectively. Protect...  Read More
What is a Respiratory Fit Test?
Why Conduct a fit test? If any of your employees wear respirators, whether optional or mandatory, you need a . But if you mandate any employees wear a . If employees wear respirators voluntarily, you don’t need to conduct the test. For employees you mandate to wear a respirator, failure to conduct...  Read More
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