You are sneaking off to text your friends during business hours, aren't you? So what is wrong with that? We're not sure, but we would like your opinion about using social media for, well, social purposes in the middle of an appointment with a patient. Click here to participate in the survey, but please be honest.
No more bullying Tomorrow’s SMILES, a special program from the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation, was designed to help teens who desperately need dental care. Read about how this innovative program, sponsored by the Patterson Foundation, has restored Micah’s self-esteem and rescued her from bullying. Click to continue Share:
Oral care before cancer treatment
This is the first of a three-part series addressing various forms of oral health therapy that ideally should be addressed before, during, and after cancer treatment. In this segment, Dr. Dennis Abbott focuses on oral health care needs before the commencement of cancer treatment. Click to continue Share:
Treating medicated patients with heart disease
According to Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhD, many classes of cardiac drugs have multiple indications, so clinicians should question patients as to why a drug is being used as well as possible side effects. She provides additional suggestions for hygienists in treating patients who are taking cardiac medications. Click to continue Share:
How prepared are we?
Tina Brown, FAADOM, says being prepared and doing the necessary groundwork before you see your patients can save a whole lot of time and may even help to ease you into something far greater in the future. She uses the morning huddle as an example. Click to continue Share: