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When and How Can We Re-Open? – Dr. Tom Larkin Takes Action to Save Our Practices
Audio Only Below When and How Can We Re-Open? – Dr. Tom Larkin Take Dr. Tom Larkin is a professor and a private practitioner. He has been screaming (well, not screaming, he's pretty soft-spoken) from the rooftops for years that we had to change the way we operated because it was just a matter...  Read More
Your Best Self: With A Perfect Smile Created by Smile Design Specialist, Dr. Juan Luis Liranzo
‘First impressions count’, is a phrase we have all heard. As much as we try not to, most of us sum someone up soon after first meeting them, and often the smile plays the most important role because it’s usually the first thing we notice in others. The importance of having a pretty smile has...  Read More
As dentists, we encounter a pretty large amount of questions from our patients regarding their oral health and how to keep their teeth and their families’ teeth safe and clean, but perhaps the most common question that we are asked is “What kind of toothpaste should I use?” We are probably asked...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
COVID-19 and Dentistry
Knowing what we do about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it spreads, it’s no surprise that it’s having a significant impact in the world of dentistry.  The American Dental Association (ADA) announced March 16th it was  nationwide that dentists postpone elective procedures for a three-week...  Read More
TELE-COMMUNICATE - TELE-CONNECT--TELE-DENTISTRY Get started in (3) easy steps
The ADA has created a great weblink for you to learn more about implementing TELE-DENTISTRY to communicate with your patients during this Pandemic Crisis, and it’s not as hard as you think to get started.  Follow the link that includes, TELE-DENTISTRY:  COVID-19 Coding and Billing Guidance. (D9995...  Read More
COVID-19? Time to Think and Thank
Two important things for every dentist to do during the current spread of the COVID-19 virus.  After all, you are a leader in your community. The first is to THINK... but about what?     Read More
Episode 110: Controversial Advice That Will Increase Your Production By 30%
We've all heard the expression, "if not now, when?" In this episode, Dr. Laskin and David discuss how this somewhat controversial mindset can add massive value to your dental practice.  Advice That Will Increase Your Production Find us on Radio!  Read More
The Keto Diet and Oral Health
Diets are like wind gusts – they come, and they go, but one diet currently on the fab fads list is worth a second look, because it can lead to better dental health.   The Keto Diet  “Keto” is shorthand for Ketosis which is a metabolic state your body enters when it doesn’t have enough...  Read More
Teeth Cleaning
Good oral hygiene is a super important practice that most people often neglect. The truth is that keeping your  to your overall health.  How Do I Know If I Need My Teeth Cleaned? Generally, it is recommended that you visit the dentists for a check-up at least twice a year. Visiting the dentist will...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
Dental Masks:  Do’s & Don’ts in light of the Corona Virus Disease COVID-19
As OSHA Coaches, we get many questions about how to properly set-up dental office OSHA protocols.  Clarification on how to “color-within-the-lines”  is the interesting and creative part of our coaching.  Many offices come up with resourceful ideas, that are ingenious, economical and useful!  While...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene, Public Health
Don’t Break Up With Me- Controlling Cancellations
Today, Mark and Kiera go, in-depth, on how Kiera refuses to be the girl who gets broken up with when it comes to cancellations.  Cancellations are the BANE of the front office’s existence and can really throw a negative curve into your day. And yet-- they can be turned around with one simple phrase...  Read More
Welcome to the Dental A Team Podcast!
Today, Mark and Kiera go, in-depth, on how Kiera refuses to be the girl who gets broken up with when it comes to cancellations.  Cancellations are the BANE of the front office’s existence and can really throw a negative curve into your day. And yet-- they can be turned around with one simple phrase...  Read More
How to take Care of Your Teeth during Pregnancy?
Pregnancy comes with a lot of responsibilities, and how to take care of your teeth is not exceptional. For most women, regular dental visits are safe during pregnancy; however, let your dentist know the stage of your pregnancy when you schedule your appointment. If you have any medical condition or...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
Episode 107: Dentist Tries OperaVR On 60 Anxious Patients And Ended Up In The News!
Dr. Laskin is joined by Dr. Mark Whitlock from  to discuss what game-changing technology landed his practice on the news. Dentist Tries This And Ended Up In The News Find us on Radio!  Read More
Episode 106: Walmart Health Enters Dental... Is Your Office At Risk?
Should you be worried about dental practices in Walmart? Probably not. But, in case you are, take a listen to this conversation between Dr. Laskin and Dave Pryor to size up the competition.  Walmart Health Enters Dental Find us on Radio!  Read More
What Your Child Should Learn About Oral Hygiene
Habits are acquired in early childhood. It’s the parental duty to teach the good ones because family plays an important role in maintaining them. Much depends on the parental example - the child carries it throughout their entire life, even unconsciously. It is very important to take care of the...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
What is a Dental Hygienist to Do with The New AAP Classifications?!
What is a Dental Hygienist to Do with The New AAP Classifications?! Author: Debbie Seidel-Bittke, RDH, BS Watch the video: The American Academy of Periodontology has not updated their guidelines for categorizing periodontitis since 1999. This should be a big deal; right?! Most clinicians:...  Read More
Why you shouldn’t use mouthwash after brushing (and it’s better if you skip it)
There are so many different products for oral care. When you go to the supermarket, there is literally an aisle of toothpaste, mouthwash, toothbrushes and floss. Do you really need all these products? If you want healthy, strong teeth, there are some things you must do. Luckily, it’s pretty simple...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
Vegetables And Fruits That Are Good For Your Teeth
If you have ever had a cavity or experienced tooth loss, you are most definitely not alone. By age 50, over 20 million Americans have lost at least one tooth, experienced some form of degenerative gum condition, and fallen into a state of gradual dental decay. Tooth loss can affect your bite, your...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
Five Reasons Dental Temp Agencies are Outdated
As a dental practice owner, it’s almost certain you work with dental temp agencies when one of your employees is absent due to illness, vacation or personal reasons. Maybe you use a dental temp agency because it’s what you’ve always done. Or maybe you use one because you don’t think there’s a...  Read More
Dental Hygienist’s Patient Scheduled for a Prophy but NOT a Prophy!
I want to talk about the elephant in the room. Let’s take for example Ronda who is a twenty-year patient of Dr. Curry. Susan is her hygienist of ten years, but Ronda is out sick today. On this particular day the dental hygienists’ patient is schedule for a Prophy but Ronda, the patient, is NOT a...  Read More
End of Year Dental Hygiene Patient Reactivation
It goes without saying that we are now counting down the days until our year (2019) comes to an end.     How many of your patients need a dental hygiene appointment? How many patients have unscheduled dental treatment?   Do you know these numbers? Have you looked at your numbers?   Some choose to...  Read More
Dentaltown Learning Online... It’s Not What You Say it’s How and When You Say it! By Ms. Carrie Ibbetson.
Dentaltown Learning Online is pleased to present....It’s Not What You Say it’s How and When You Say it! By Ms. Carrie Ibbetson. This CE course can be found here... Knowing the science and technology of dental hygiene helps you connect the dots as a practitioner, but it rarely helps you explain...  Read More
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