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Mask mouth: What is it and how can you prevent it?

Mask mouth: What is it and how can you prevent it?

Now that face masks have become a staple in our daily lives, some people have noticed an unfortunate side effect from wearing the protective coverings for long periods of time – bad breath. The phenomenon, which has been dubbed “mask mouth,” is a real thing according...

Students Can Now Practise on Virtual Patients

Students Can Now Practise on Virtual Patients

Universal Simulation UK has launched their first affordable medical 'flight simulator', the Model T, which enables students to perform treatments on virtual patients. With the use of haptics (a motorised arm which gives accurate haptic feedback for virtual touch), the...

The Hygienist’s Pivotal Role in the Patient Experience

The Hygienist’s Pivotal Role in the Patient Experience

Dru Halverson, RDH, BS Chief of Advisor Development & Advisor, The Jameson Group The hygienist plays such an integral role in the overall success of our relationship with our patients. From the work we provide directly with the patient, to the role we as...

Scents, Sounds, and Sights: Managing Dental Fear in 2020

Scents, Sounds, and Sights: Managing Dental Fear in 2020

Alina Fintineanu, RDH, C.A Ed, CTP An Updated Look at Options for Setting Our Patients at EaseTwo of the main culprits that prevent our patients from seeking care are fear and anxiety. Dentophobia (or odontophobia) is defined as “the extreme fear of going to the...

Dentists are the forgotten health providers during COVID-19

Dentists are the forgotten health providers during COVID-19

By Tala Maragha and Mario Brondani   In the ‘before times,’ as people are now calling the period before COVID-19, dentists were already managing a highly demanding profession with significant mental health stressors.  In fact, dentists have one of the highest...