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Empowering Dental Hygienists and Assistants to Reach New Heights in Patient Care and Career Satisfaction
CE Credits: 0.25 CEU Release Date: 3/25/2024
Today we'll be discussing ways to empower dental hygienists and dental assistants to deliver exceptional care, going beyond what is typically expected of them, and reaching new heights in clinical outcomes and career satisfaction. Our guest is Lancette VanGuilder, a trailblazer and leader in dentistry for more than two decades. She practices as a complete health dental hygienist with 28 years of experience. She is the founder of a nonprofit mobile dental hygiene business and is recognized as an international CE speaker and serves as the current Vice-President of the American Dental Hygienists' Association.
To Probe or Not to Probe? Implant Maintenance Demystified
CE Credits: 0.25 CEU Release Date: 8/28/2023
Even though millions of patients have successfully been treated with dental implants some of us are still not sure if it's okay to probe an implant and what the proper protocol is for implant maintenance. To help us answer some of these questions is our guest Jessica Woods. Jessica is a RDH with a masters in public health. She has spent the last decade as a clinician, speaker, author, mentor, and public health advocate. She is also a past President of the Nevada Dental Hygienists’ Association (NDHA), recognized as an Oral Health Champion, and the recipient of the Nevada Dental Hygienist of the Year Award for advocacy efforts in expanding opportunities for dental hygienists.
Hygiene Vital Signs: The Heart of a Healthy Dental Practice
CE Credits: 0.25 CEU Release Date: 6/14/2023
Dental podcast: Thanks for joining us. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing the hygiene department, which plays a major role in the health of a practice. Some may even say it is the heart of a dental practice. Knowing and improving your hygiene department vital signs can be critical to overall practice success. Our guest is Camille Luke, a Registered Dental Hygienist with a Master's of Science in Dental Hygiene. She has been practicing dental hygiene for over 30 years, working in private practice as well as in education.
How To Get Great Restorations From Your Lab
CE Credits: 0.25 CEU Release Date: 5/4/2023
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing the use of digital and traditional impression taking techniques and how to make things easier for the dental lab, which ultimately results in less stress and a better restoration for the patient. Our guest is Dr. Richard Lipscomb Jr., a General Dentist and International Speaker, who lectures on Restorative and Dental Implant procedures. He is on the editorial advisory board for Dental Products Report and a Catapult member, who speaks and evaluates new products.
How to Make Difficult Dental Procedures Easier, More Predictable, and Successful
CE Credits: 0.25 CEU Release Date: 12/5/2022
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing the tools and techniques that help make the most difficult procedures in dentistry easier, predictable, and more successful. Our guest is Dr. Ankur Gupta, who has a private practice in a suburb west of Cleveland. He lectures extensively for several dental society study clubs, annual sessions, post-doctorate residency programs, and several CE programs throughout the country.
Class II’s are Life
CE Credits: 0.25 CEU Release Date: 11/22/2021
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing Class II restorations and why doing them in an efficient way is so important to our practice. Our guest is Dr. Troy Schmedding, who maintains a private practice in Walnut Creek, CA where he focuses on aesthetic and functional dentistry. An Accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, he lectures both nationally and internationally on aesthetics and restorative materials. He has written and published in numerous dental magazines and serves as a Key Opinion Leader for several manufacturers helping develop and bring new products to market.
Expand Your Reach to Improve Oral and Overall Health
CE Credits: 0.25 CEU Release Date: 10/12/2021
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Dental providers are now in a unique position to raise awareness about the oral-systemic link and gain recognition as an elite healthcare provider. But, in order to do that, we need to think outside of the box, use critical thinking and be open to new and innovative dental materials, services and healthcare delivery models. According to our guest today, Lancette VanGuilder, there has never been a better time to expand our reach as a dental healthcare provider and become a dental trailblazer! Lancette is a practicing dental hygienist for 26 years. She owns her own mobile dental hygiene company and she is a CE speaker here and abroad. She has been featured on many podcasts for her innovative approaches for improving access to care and elevating the provider and patient experience.
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