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1207 Melissa Turner BASDH, EDPH, Director of Volunteer Operations for Operation Grace MN : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Melissa Turner is a dental hygienist who currently holds various roles within the dental industry—as an influencer, thought leader, advisor, and consultant. With the unique experience of practicing dentistry across the country, she is an expert in mobile dentistry as both a for-profit and...  Read More
1188 Comedian Carlos Rodriguez RDH of Off Your Flosser Podcast : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Carlos leverages his experience as a professional comedian to create an engaging, educational, and entertaining CE experience - his events are both informative and hilarious! Carlos Rodríguez grew up in New Jersey and currently lives in Atlanta, GA. He has been married for over 25 years and he and...  Read More
1183 Jill Meyer-Lippert RDH of Side Effect Support, LLC : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Jill began her dental career in 1992 as a Dental Assistant and Receptionist. At the same time, her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. Helplessly watching her mother suffer horribly with oral side effects from chemotherapy, she developed a strong interest in the oral concerns of cancer...  Read More
1171 Christopher Ellis & Elisa Brittain RDH talk about quip, a simple, affordable, electric toothbrush delivered every 3 months : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Recorded live at Townie Meeting 2019.VIDEO - DUwHF #1171 - quipAUDIO - DUwHF #1171 - quipChris grew up in Dallas, TX and received his BA in Business Administration from Austin College in 2010. After receiving his Masters degree in Healthcare Management in 2011, Chris worked as a practice management...  Read More
HYGIENE MODELS AND PERIODONTAL MODEL AT BUYAMAG INC ARE IMPORTANT EDUCATION RESOURCES FOR DENTISTRY EDUCATION SCHOOLS PROGRAM
32 Teeth Hygiene - PeriodontalInvolved Model from Buyamag Inc. The Gum opens and close to normal position. Soft Pink SiliconeMaterial Gingivae is sectioned interproximally and through thebuccal at the mid line. Gingivae can opens, allowing easyPatient Demonstration Periodontal Disease or During...  Read More
1154 Laurie Rowland RDH, MS, Dental Hygiene Instructor at Blinn College : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Laurie Rowland is a dental hygienist and educator with 20 years of experience. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and her Master of Science Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.VIDEO - DUwHF #1154 - Laurie...  Read More
Update - New Hypertension Guidelines!
Update - New Hypertension Guidelines!In November 2017, the American Heart Association (AHA) and American College of Cardiology (ACC) released a new clinical practice guideline on hypertension. In December 2017, following the news, the American Dental Association (ADA) News reported the updates.The...  Read More
How to Get a Job as a Dental Hygienist Before Graduation?
How to Get a Job as a Dental Hygienist Before Graduation? Ashley Shadd is a recent graduate of the Forsyth School for Dental Hygiene at MCPHS University in Worcester and one of the of the girls that run the  Instagram account (make sure to follow!). Let’s see how she was able to find a job before...  Read More
3 Things You Did Not Know About The NBDHE (National Boards Dental Hygiene Exam).
3 Things You Did Not Know About The NBDHE.(National Boards Dental Hygiene Exam)(Adapted from the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination 2015 guide)1). There are three new item types were introduced on the NBDHE in 2012. These items will not be scored and will not have an impact on your results...  Read More
SLEEP, Why You Need It During Your Break?
SLEEP, Why You Need It During Your Break?Why you don’t have to feel guilty about sleeping (a lot) during your break?Thanksgiving is here, finally! We have been all waiting for this “break” especially if you are a student. Maybe you have those assignments due soon, or maybe you have an exam waiting....  Read More
Multiple Choice Questions, 3 Tips To Be Better!
Multiple Choice Questions, 3 Tips To Be Better!You will only see multiple choice questions on the ). There is no fill in the blank or essay (thank goodness!), so mastering a multiple-choice question strategy is crucial to scoring higher. Here are some helpful tips:1. Read the questions without...  Read More
How To Study Better For The Finals? - FOCUS Management!
 How To Study Better For The Finals? - FOCUS Management!Dental hygiene school is no joke. The final exams are probably haunting you already. How many subjects are you going to be tested on? There are many TIPS out there about “improving how you study.” You all heard about the obvious things such as...  Read More
5 Small Things You Can Do to Become More Successful!
5 Small Things You Can Do to Become More Successful! For most people, it’s not one specific thing. Rather, it’s the result of many daily habits that are repeated over and over. Here are 5 small things you can do every day to ensure that you’re being intentional with your time and spending it on...  Read More
There Was A Problem With Dental Hygiene Exam Prep Courses!
There Was A Problem With Dental Hygiene Exam Prep Courses!Welcome to dental hygiene boards prep solution! If you are reading this post, that means you are ready to graduate! You know you can overcome anything, right? But if you are having difficulties choosing a dental hygiene exam review tool to...  Read More
How Many Hours Should You Study Daily?
How Many Hours Should You Study Daily?The brain is extremely powerful; we can store almost an unlimited amount of information. But is there a daily limit? The quick answer is yes. Due to its finite size, there is a limit to how much new information the brain can store per day.“The brain has a daily...  Read More
Dental Hygiene Boards VS Football Playoff Games
Dental Hygiene Boards VS Football Playoff GamesFootball is the most popular sport in the United States. The players are extremely well-paid and are carefully selected via a draft to be in the NFL (National Football League). Dental hygienists are professionals that promote oral health. What do those...  Read More
Trusting Your Gut on a Test a Good Strategy?
Trusting Your Gut on a Test a Good Strategy?You've heard the advice that trusting your gut on a multiple choice test is the absolute best way to go. Is this a good ?You are sitting in the radiology final exam at your dental hygiene program you will graduate in one year. For questions #13, you stuck...  Read More
What Should You Eat the Day of the Exam?
What Should You Eat the Day of the Exam?One important question we all have (or had) when taking our . What should I eat so I am full, but not sleepy, and keep going for hours without feeling tired? Should I eat a granola bar? Should I eat a full meal? The dental hygiene national exam is especially...  Read More
Let's Learn From Those Who Failed!
Student K (nickname) was a top student in her program. Nobody had ever imagined that she would fail the dental hygiene boards.Some students “FAIL” at the Dental Hygiene National Boards (NBDHE, NDHCE). Student P (nickname) failed the written boards twice. P was an excellent clinician and was loved...  Read More
Antibiotic Prophylaxis [Summary]
Artificial joints  /  Infective endocarditis  /  Coronary bypass graft  /  StentAntibiotics prophylaxis mystery solved. Get your answers + WHY, in 5 pages PRINTABLE PDFImpress your friends and co-workers, Go To This the PDF version of one of the most popular articles Claire (Founder) wrote for RDH...  Read More
Episode 103: Friendlier People, Tastier Toothpaste, Happier World - Part One
Episode 103: Friendlier People, Tastier Toothpaste, his foray into oral healthcare, Craig wants everyone to be a little happier and a little healthier. And yes, each one of those names was intentionally uncapitalized, because it's just "a little more delightful" that way. Be sure to Subscribe to...  Read More
5 Questions to Help Your Patients Self-Motiviate
My hygienist came to me last week totally flustered. She saw a patient who was not taking care of her mouth – nothing new. But this patient has been seen in our office for a while. Yet, she was not taking the steps to help herself – she was not self-motivating. LacyI’ll call this patient “Lacy”....  Read More
Episode 6: Temp Agency Dinosaurs and Kwikly
Dr. Laskin chats with the creators of Kwikly (), an on-demand service that matches dental practices with qualified temporary hygienists. They also discuss the dinosaurs of the traditional temp agency process and how Kwikly is revolutionizing that space.Temp Agency Dinosaurs and KwiklyFind us  on...  Read More
4 Ways Your Hygienist Can Help Increase Case Acceptance
Your hygiene department should be a fruitful resource of productive procedures for the schedule, especially if you have a recall program.(Note: to learn how to build a consistently productive hygiene department that makes a great profit on it’s – before the doctor even picks up a handpiece – do the...  Read More
5 Tips for Eliminating Hygiene Cancellations & No-Shows
 We’ve all been frustrated when someone cancels last minute or doesn’t show up without any communication. It’s easy to point fingers and say, “I thought you confirmed that patient!”While it’s impossible to eliminate ALL cancellations and no-shows in the hygiene department, there are a few ways to...  Read More
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