Don’t let your patients leave your office satisfied!

Satisfied is not enough. Make them leave you ENTHUSIASTIC, and eager to tell the first person they see about their great experience.   At the end of each dental visit a closure is needed to leave your patient with a WOW! feeling. A five part, one minute DEBRIEFING.   Such a communication, while the patient is…

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The Medical Role of Hygienists in Dental Sleep Medicine

Is there anyone in a better position than the Hygienist to discover the signs and symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea? Your field of operations is right there at the opening of the airway.   You can’t miss the signs. You can see if a large tongue is blocking the passageway to the pharynx. You can…

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Driver Fatigue: A Deadly Consequence of Sleep Apnea

Do you remember the two recent deadly train wrecks attributed to engineers suffering from sleep apnea?  The first was in NYC on Metro North RR and the other on NJ Transit commuting from NYC.        It’s known that 1 out of 3 people suffer from a sleep disorder.  Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) can effect…

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