Preschoolers in one of the first classes Mary Turcan Majewski, EFDA (shown) taught during National Children’s Dental Health Month are now turning 27. Mary, as part of the duo from Watkins Dental Group in Dallas, Pennsylvania, provides dental education in the community. She explained a bit about the 30-minute program she and colleague Jennifer Clarke, […]
By Lisa Philp, RDH, President of Transitions Group North America Once the dentistry is accepted and there is a signed financial agreement, the scheduling can occur. One of the biggest challenges we see practices dealing with on a daily basis is how to effectively schedule to maximize the time and efficiency of procedures while decreasing […]
By Lisa Philp, RDH / President, Transitions Group North America Start the day right! The most productive 12-15 minutes of every day in the dental practice is the team stand up daily huddle to proactively approach the day. The basic rules of […]
By Lisa Philp, RDH, President of Transitions Group North America A vast majority of dental practices across North America “hyper focus” on attracting new patients for growth, as opposed to focusing on a proactive approach to keeping all active patients attached to the practice or an organized system to address the patients who have fallen […]
By Lisa Philp, RDH, President of Transitions Group North America Dentistry is seeing huge paradigm shifts and being challenged to change. Many dental practices are seeing a significant impact to their revenue and case acceptance. According to a recent CRA report, 91% of dentists are feeling impacted by the economy. Out of those, only 50% are […]
by Lisa Philp, RDH, President of Transitions Group North America Stress management is related to how each person deals with the daily stressors that occur in the dental practice and how they choose to view and respond to it. Excessive stress in the workplace is caused by many different factors: pace (too busy or too slow), cancellations, open […]
Spend just over three minutes with Leann Keefer, RDH, MSM, and you’ll gain new insight on how to maintain your practice sterilizer; use the appropriate accessories; record sterilization parameters and know what to look for during the ideal sterilization cycle.
The Director of Clinical Education for Crosstex®, one of the leading healthcare providers of infection prevention/single-use disposable products, Keefer offers presentations, via short videos that highlight processes for infection control products.
Crosstex®, whose products — all manufactured in the U.S. — include earloop face masks, sterilization packaging and patient towels/bibs and plastic cups, recently launched an informational YouTube site featuring a number of helpful videos for the dental practice.
by Lisa Philp, RDH, President of Transitions Group North America The effectiveness of your case presentation comes from customizing the case to the individual patient interview answers, listening and what was documented as a result of interview. Most patients want a less is more approach, little detail on the features and must be able to […]
Nearly 300 attendees and 30 manufacturers participated March 7 in the 14th annual Open House at the Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Township, Pa. – another successful event hosted by Benco Dental’s Allegheny Region. This years’ keynote speaker was John C. Kois, DMD, MSD, of the Kois Center. Dr. Kois gave an outstanding lecture on Functional […]
You might not want to know. But unless you want to risk contamination and illness, you should view this video and find out the filthy truth. An interview with Noel Kelsch, RDHAP, former president of the California Dental Hygienist Association tackles a study on the topic. Details are also featured in an article in RDH magazine. […]