Embracing Humility

Trina Poulsen, RDH, BSDH, Santiago Valdez, RDH Embracing humility. How do you embrace what we don’t know or understand? We ask questions and listen instead of telling. We create opportunities of engagement and curiosity that value trust and building of relationships by listening for solutions rather than giving resolution. Taking the time to listen and…

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How Are You Managing Biofilm?

In our clinical practice as a Dental Hygienist staying current to the latest techniques for biofilm removal is important. Technology is transforming all areas of our life including the profession of dentistry.  If you have concerns that you may not be as effective or efficient resulting in clinical fatigue and inconsistent clinical results we can…

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Practicing With Co-Discovery

  How many times have you had a client tell you that they don’t need radiographs and that nothing hurts? This response from a client demonstrates that the client believes that care is only needed if there is pain and radiographs are not important to their dental care.  How can we encourage client’s ownership of…

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