Expert Interviews

The Challenges Faced by Practicing Dental Hygienists: A conversation with Michele LaBasi, MEd, RDH

September 17, 2020

Dental Products Report editorial director is joined by hygienist Michele LaBasi, MEd, RDH to discuss how moving between states impacted her hygiene career, as well as the impacts on the dental hygiene profession from the coronavirus 2019 pandemic.

Technology Insights: YAPI

September 15, 2020

YAPI co-founder and CEO Dr Gina Dorfman explains her paperless practice management software solution which was recently honored with a 2020 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award.

A Digital Dental Transformation: A conversation with Mike Uretz about the future of dental software

September 11, 2020

Dental Products Report editorial director Noah Levine is joined by dental and EHR software expert, and regular contributor Mike Uretz to discuss his latest article for DPR, the September 2020 cover story: "A digital dental transformation."

Technology Insights: XVWeb from Apteryx

September 10, 2020

Join Dr. David Gane for a close up look at Apteryx's XV Web cloud-based imaging platform, which was named a winner of the 2020 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award.

The 2020 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards On-Demand Stream

September 03, 2020

Learn about the products honored with the 2020 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards with this inaugural awards show event.

Advances helping the dental industry rebound during a pandemic: A conversation with Kim Kutsch, DMD

September 02, 2020

Dental Products Report Managing Editor Stan Goff is joined by Kim Kutsch, DMD.

Navigating 2020 as a Boutique Dental Lab: A conversation with Tom Zaleske

August 28, 2020

Dental Lab Products Editorial Director is joined by Benchtop Editor Tom Zaleske of Matrix Dental Lab to discuss the impact he's felt from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and corresponding shutdown of dental practices. The conversation also includes a discussion of current trends in the dental lab industry.

COVID-19 and the Oral-Systemic Connection: An interview with Dr. Shervin Molayem

August 20, 2020

Dental Products Report Editorial Director talks with Dr. Shervin Molayem, who will be publishing a paper along with Dr. Carla Pontes to point out the likely connection between severe cases of COVID-19 and periodontal disease.

Practice Management Through Months of a Pandemic: An interview with Debbie Evans & Heather Colicchio

August 18, 2020

Dental Products Report Managing Editor Stan Goff talks with Debbie Evans, FAADOM & Heather Colicchio, Founder of the American Association for Dental Office Management about the challenges of running a dental practice during the COVID-19 Pandemic and the signs of good news for dental professionals as we approach six months since the U.S. dental industry was shut down.

Finding a New Normal: A discussion on dentistry and COVID-19 with Dr. Jason Goodchild

August 05, 2020

Dental Products Report Managing Editor Stan Goff is joined by Dr. Jason Goodchild, a full-time clinician, who also serves as a member of the Dental Products Report Editorial Advisory Board, and as Director of Clinical Affairs for Premier Dental Products. Their discussion covers a range of topics related to the dental industry's response and recovery during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Studying Dentistry at the Cellular Level: An Interview with Dr. Richard Miron

July 29, 2020

Editorial Director Noah Levine is joined by Dr. Richard Miron to discuss his recent research showing postop chlorhexidine rinses might be more harmful than a homeopathic alternative from StellaLife Healing.

UV-C Light for Infection Control in Dental Settings: An interview with UV Angel

July 21, 2020

Dental Products Report Editorial Director Noah Levine talks with UV Angel CEO Tom Byrne & Chief Science and Medical Officer Dr. Linda Lee about UV-C technology and how it can be used in dental settings to reduce the risks from harmful pathogens.

Changing Dental School Curriculum to Teach the latest Techniques: an interview with Roseman University's Dr. David Howard

July 16, 2020

Dr. David Howard, Associate Professor at the Roseman University College of Dental Medicine joins Editorial Director Noah Levine to discuss his school's shift to teach the Bioclear Method for composite restorations rather than covering amalgam restoration techniques.

The View One Month After Reopening the Practice

June 30, 2020

Dr. Jeff Rohde rejoins our regular interview series to share an update on how his Santa Barbara dental practice is managing during the ongoing pandemic.

"If I protect myself, the patient is going to feel I'm actually doing what's best for them."

June 16, 2020

Dental hygienist Nancy Miller discusses reducing aerosol generation and practicing safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Handling New Tasks at a Community Health Center During a Pandemic: A conversation with Alyssa Aberle

June 09, 2020

Dental Products Report and Modern Hygienist Editorial Director Noah Levine is joined by Modern Hygienist Editorial Advisory Board Member Alyssa Aberle, RDH, BSDH, MBA to discuss her experiences working at a community health center and conducting COVID-19 tests during the pandemic.

Approaches to Reduce Aerosol Production During Dental Procedures: A conversation with Dr. Sam Low

June 02, 2020

Dr. Low discusses approaches such as the use of high volume evacuation and dental lasers to reduce aerosol production during dental procedures.

Teledentistry – During and After COVID-19: A conversation with dental software expert Mike Uretz

May 26, 2020

As the founder of, Mike Uretz has been consulting with teledentistry providers for years, and this interview includes his advice about the current wave of applications hitting the industry, as well as what he thinks teledentistry will bring to dental practices once the pandemic is in the rear view mirror.