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A Tale of Two Hygienists Podcast

Aug 30, 2023

Mary Jensen, RDH has been taking annual dental/medical mission trips to places around the world for quite some time. In this episode she tells us about her recent trip to Vietnam.

In this episode we discuss:

  • The mission of Alliance for Smiles
  • Cleft lip and palate surgery
  • How they screen their patients for surgery
  • Who...

Aug 28, 2023

A fascinating new look at treating periodontal disease using macrophages differently. Katrina Sanders, RDH takes a look at work coming from Kings College in London related to using telocytes as a regulator of M1 vs M2 macrophages!


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Aug 27, 2023

We join Dr. Avi Weisfogel on the episode today to talk about how to empower hygienists to live up to the top of their scope of practice and practice in sleep dentistry.

Through the Dental Hygiene Academy of Sleep, hygienists can:
- Educate their patients on the symptoms and effects of obstructive sleep apnea
- Run the...

Aug 25, 2023

In this episode Teresa Duncan helps us learn how to evaluate the culture of the office. There are definitely signs to know if your office is the right place for you!

Key Takeaways

  • Managers appreciate someone who evaluates the office too!
  • Take a look at how employees communicate with each other
  • Are your concerns being...

Aug 23, 2023

Really this episode should be titled "The Big C Squared" (sorry don't know how to do a superscript there) because we are talking about Colon Cancer with our guest Brooke Crouch, RDH. In this episode we talk about the journey she and her family have been going through this year since the diagnosis and how we can...