What’s the most significant component of a successful hygiene department? We thought you’d never ask.

Picture this: A new patient is seen on the doctor’s schedule and receives a comprehensive oral examination and radiographs. The patient is told “all is fine” (no restorative needs) and is scheduled with the hygienist for a “cleaning.” At the initial hygiene appointment, a complete periodontal evaluation is performed revealing early periodontal disease requiring periodontal […]