Periodontist with an impressive set of pipes.

A self-described “periodontist by day and lead singer of Rexford by night. 2012 Super Top Dog Winner of Amateur Night at the Apollo,” via @hashpotatoes, New York City dentist Dr. Matthew Hashimoto is a crowd pleaser. The Honolulu, Hawaii native made his debut at Harlem’s Apollo Theater two years ago and was recently interviewed during CBS Sunday Morning @CBSSunday tribute to […]

Know a happy hygienist?

Or an unhappy one? Either way, their opinion is valued. has teamed up with Hu-Friedy to create a Happy Hygienist Survey. Responses will provide data to be analyzed to produce an E-Book focused on giving hygienists actionable ideas to improve your career satisfaction. Participants have an opportunity to win a 10-instrument personalized cassette from Hu-Friedy. Get the details at: […]


The hit of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association 2014 Annual Session in Vegas? Geek. And  dental geeks, to boot. Blogging since 2009 at, this group of healthcare marketing specialists created an in-your-face way to support charity. For each selfie taken at their booth #221, during the June 18-24 event at Caesar’s Palace, the Dental Geek is donating […]

Coalition for clean presents ‘Cold-Hearted Bib Chain’.

Keep it simple. A new coalition, Support Clean Dentistry (SCD), aims to do just that for patients, according to a recent report by  Tony Edwards, Editor in Chief at Part of that means translating dental care standards into an easy-to-understand format. Formed by a group of dentists, hygienists, and dental assistants, the coalition recently introduced its first social media […]

Farewell to drilling and fillings?

A technique developed at King’s College London uses electrical currents to boost the natural repair process of a tooth, according to a report by The result: reversal of decay and elimination of the need for drilling and fillings of resin or amalgam. Electrically Accelerated and Enhanced Remineralisation (EAER), could be available within three years, according to scientists there. Professor Nigel Pitts, from […]