The Scaling Assistant
The first part in a 2 part series. Taking a look at the history of “scaling assistants” and rules that impacted what they could and could not do in the dental practice.
Denobi Awards and Speaking Consulting Network Partner Up for New Rising Star Award
This year’s Denobi Awards will have a brand new award to give out––the Speaking Consulting Network Rising Star Award, meant to recognize new dental talent and leadership.
Staying Ahead of the Class
Taking a look at all the latest trends and opportunities in dental hygiene education.
New Campaign Aims to Empower Dental School Graduates and Students to Partner with Dental Service Organizations
This new campaign will help recent dental students and graduates better understand just what dental service organizations are, and if these groups would be a good fit for their future career path.
Dentsply Sirona Expands DS Academy for Digital Dentistry Focus
New courses and webinars will cover all things digital dentistry, including artificial intelligence and clear aligner therapies.
Mastermind - Episode 31 - Retaining Dental Staff
Join Mastermind host Lisa Newburger, LISW-S, as she and John Flucke, DDS, Kevin Henry, Sima Yakoby Epstein, DMD, Sarah Suttles, EFDA, and Bethany Sugar, CDA, discuss the best ways to retain good dental staff. [30 minutes]
What Is Your Career Goal?
Dental team members should know what their career goals are for the coming year, how to reach them, and what their employer can do to help them achieve those goals.
Clinician’s Choice Heading to Aruba for Annual Dental Conference
Heading to the sunny shores of Aruba in February 2024, Clinician’s Choice will host industry experts and dentists for continuing education courses on all things restorative dentistry.
Beyond the Mask: Prioritizing Well-Being and Resilience for Dental Hygienists
Burnout, stress, and injuries are all too common in the dental hygiene profession.
Working Outside the Operatory
Dental professionals have more options than ever when it comes to their dental career path. Here is a look at just some of the options available in the industry.
The Power of Breath: Enhancing Posture and Reducing Stress for Dental Hygienists
Breath has more impact on stress and life than we realize, and sometimes the key to de-stressing can be simply changing the way we breathe.
Unleashing the Power of Artificial Intelligence for Dental Hygienists
Artificial intelligence is finding a place in everything these days, and it's important for dental hygienists to see the ways it can help them care for, and connect with patients.
How to Leverage Temporary Staff in the Practice Effortlessly
Hiring a temporary dental staff member to get through busy times and vacations this summer might seem daunting. Here’s a look at how you can make this arrangement work for you and the temporary as efficiently as possible.
6 Tips to Injury-Proof Your Hygiene Hands
Hygienists are at a heightened risk for musculoskeletal disorders due to the nature of the profession, but there are ways to prevent or decrease the risk of suffering later. Here are 6 tips on how.
Heartland’s New Dental University Designed to Teach Leadership, Clinical Skills, and Business
Leading DSO introduces Heartland Dental University (HDU) to provide a comprehensive education platform.
Floss & Flip Flops Episode 20: National Foot Health Month
Most of us have two of them! Our feet take us where we want to go, so let's discuss the importance of taking care of our feet and how they affect our overall health.
Mastermind - Episode 30 - Tackling Today's Tough Challenges
In this episode of Mastermind, host Lisa Newburger, LISW-S, is joined by father-daughter duo Rick Adelstein, DDS, and dental resident Melanie Adelstein to discuss the problems they encounter in daily practice and how to tackle them. [23 minutes]
Dental Students Achieve Challenging Esthetic Restorations for Dentsply Sirona’s Global Clinical Case Contest
Dental students take home the prize for esthetic restorations courtesy of Dentsply Sirona’s Global Clinical Case Contest.
AHDA23 Annual Conference in 4 Minutes
Kelly Tanner, PhD, RDH, and Tina Clarke, RDH, MEd, share their experiences attending the recent American Dental Hygienist Association ADHA23 annual conference in Chicago. The event was a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the ADHA. [4 Minutes]
onDiem Honors Leaders in Dentistry Through Changemakers Award
These winners are being recognized for their leadership and compassion in the dental space.
What Not to Say in a Dental Job Interview
Potential employers don’t want to hear certain things from applicants during the interview process, so be cautious about oversharing.
Five Tools to Enhance Ergonomics in Dental Hygiene
These solutions support your health and practice and can lead to career longevity for hygienists.
Finding your Passion in Prevention and Oral Medicine
In the hustle of everyday practice, passion for the profession can get lost in the mix. It’s important to take stock and find that passion once again for the sake of the practice and the patients.
Mastermind - Episode 29 - Addressing Racial Disparities in Hiring at Dental Practices
Join host Lisa Newburger, LISW-S, Chad Duplantis, DDS, Jeff Rohde, DDS, and Lenroy Jones, DTM, discuss racial disparities in hiring at dental practices and what the industry can do to address this issue. [30 minutes]
Floss and Flip Flops Episode 19: Herbal + Prescription Drug Interaction Awareness Month with Tom Viola
Drug interactions are well understood, however, with a rise in patients taking supplements for various conditions, we are now beginning to evaluate adverse effects and interactions associated with these supplements. This month, the Sanders Sisters talk all things 'drugs' with pharmacist Tom Viola.
Dental Students Get Hands-On Experience at Aspen Dental Practices
Externships allow dental students to complete rotations and gain real-world experience at Aspen Dental practices.
BIOLASE to Open Education Center in Lake Forest, California
BIOLASE’s new education center will provide clinicians and dental professionals with hands-on training on all things dental lasers.
American Dental Hygienists’ Association and onDiem Announce New Partnership
The new partnership is designed to help dental hygienists cover membership dues and health care expenses.
Floss and Flip Flops Episode 18: Elder Abuse Awareness Month with Sonya Dunbar, the Geriatric Toothfairy
Join Sonya Dunbar, the Geriatric Toothfairy as the Sanders Sisters reflect on the importance of supporting our seniors in their dental health care needs.
Spotting Trouble: Best Practices for Noticing All The Things You Can See In Your Patients
Dental hygienists can often be the first line of defense in early detection of certain conditions in patients. In this first part of a 2 part series, Brandi Hooker Evans talks about best practices for spotting trouble at the start.
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