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Are You Losing Patients? Why Your Dental Practice Isn't Growing!
Is your dental practice not growing as quickly as you think it should?If so, there’s a good chance this lack of growth has more to do with patient attrition and failures in your hygiene department than it does with your new patient marketing.As I mentioned in , I’ve lectured to and met with...  Read More
IODINE use in periodontal therapy. IOTECH INTERNATIONAL
LEARN about IODINE in periodontal therapyhere are instructions to join an upcoming GO TO MEETING tolearn more about IOTECH international.Here are the call/log in instructions for Tuesday evening's call: New MeetingTue, Nov 19, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM ESTPlease join my meeting from your computer,...  Read More
1287 Leo Pranitis Talks New Molecular Dry Mouth Treatment : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Leo Pranitis has over 30 years of professional experience in various commercial roles, primarily within the dental industry. He has built and led sales, marketing and R&D teams that have produced award-winning, market-leading products, several of which continue to hold premier market share...  Read More
Categories: Endodontics, Hygiene
7 Ways to Fill Openings in the Doctor’s Schedule
Last minute cancellations are never any fun, regardless of whether you get them on the hygiene or doctor’s schedule. That said, I always found last minute cancellations on the doctor’s schedule to be more problematic – especially with relation to making my production goal. Why? Well, as we know,...  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 not look...  Read More
1272 Dr. Porter Jones on Xerostomia and Salivary Flow : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Dr. Porter Jones founded and was CEO of Dr. Porto, a chain of medical and dental clinics in Sao Paulo focused on providing high value patient care to the medically underserved.  Prior, Dr. Jones spent 4 years at Hospital Albert Einstein where he managed the oncology department as well as the...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
Beyond the Medical History: Questions You Must Ask.
During this month of September, I want to dedicate my blogs to my mother Pauline Seidel. In 2002, my mother came in for her hygiene appointment after having her mitral valve replaced.During my periodontal evaluation I discovered a perio/endo abscess and she later had the tooth extracted and a...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene, Orthodontics
How Your Office Voicemail Will Reduce Last Minute Cancellations
It seems to be pandemic. It’s not just your dental office but dental offices around the world are experience hemorrhaging in their appointment schedule.Years ago, during the economic decline, when our phone rang off the hook with dentists in a panic about the holes in their schedule I created a...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene, Periodontics
Hygiene Dept Tune Up with Debra Seidel-Bittke : Howard Speaks Podcast #125
"If I'm a dental hygienist, it's my job to help my patients want to come and see me."Stream Audio here:                                    AUDIO - Debra Seidel Bittki - HSP #125                        Watch Video here:                                    VIDEO - Debra Seidel Bittke - HSP #125       ...  Read More
Dying From Dirty Teeth with Angie Stone, RDH : Howard Speaks Podcast #99
Stream Audio here: Watch Video here: Angie Stone explains why nursing homes are almost always ill-equipped when it comes to oral hygiene, and how to help the patients there keep their teeth!                                    VIDEO - Angie Stone - HSP #99                                           ...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
What is TRAC Research Up To? with Rella Christensen : Howard Speaks Podcast #76
Stream Audio here:                                    AUDIO - Rella Christensen - HSP #76                        Watch Video here:                                    VIDEO - Rella Christensen - HSP #76                         "Today is going to be my favorite podcast of all time. You were so...  Read More
The Birth of the Kona Adapter with Mark Frias, RDH : Howard Speaks Podcast #54
Mark Frias, RDH, works at a busy office.  When he first saw the Isolite system, he realized how valuable it would be to have hands-free suction as a hygienist.  He bought an Isolite system himself in hopes that his employer would buy one for every operatory.  When the owner refused, Mark took...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene
Boost Practice Profits with Empowered Hygiene with Dr. Karoline Biami : Howard Speaks Podcast #38
Stream Audio Here:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Audio HSP #38 with Karol Biami           ...  Read More
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...  Read More
Categories: Hygiene, Public Health

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