TOP 5 REASONS TO WEAR A MOUTHGUARD

When going to the field, court, or rink your dental patients most likely will be sure to have uniform, cleats/skates, and any other gear. One piece of equipment that they should always include: a mouthguard. When patients ask ‘Why do I need a mouthguard?’ the reason is simple: to protect teeth, jaw and gums. Even […]

Chicagoland Smile Founder talks Paris, proposals and podcasts #ie40under40

Imagine spending a spring afternoon being styled by an international fashion expert during an exclusive celebrity photo shoot in NYC. Sound exciting? Then you haven’t met Chicago sensation Dr. Roshan Parikh (known to his patients as “Dr. Ro”). One month after the Incisal Edge 40 Under 40 photo session for the dental lifestyle magazine, the 36-year-old dentist orchestrated […]

Massachusetts hygienist: ‘You might just be the one with the solution’

In 2010, a year after Massachusetts’ then-Governor Deval Patrick initiated a public health dental hygienist (PHDH) category of dental professionals with Chapter 530 of the Acts of 2008, Cathy Grinham (shown) realized it could help fulfill her professional mission. “It is with underserved populations that I find my calling,” said the Assonet, Massachusetts dental professional, explaining […]