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Dentists: 5 Tried-and-True Tips for Taming Terrified Children

October 24, 2016 |

You’ve seen Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho,” right? That shower scream is iconic. As a dentist you’re accustomed to working with great patients, every now and again, there’s a small child or two who responds to a routine cleaning like they’ve just … Read More

What Working in a Pedo Office is Really Like

June 30, 2016 |

When I get up to go to work in the morning I feel like FLOTUS on Sesame Street…I’m going to change the world one baby tooth at a time!




Then…I try to get my first child … Read More

If Your Dental Office Isn’t Using Medical Billing, Your Patients May Suffer

June 1, 2016 |

Dental care is expensive, and many of your patients may only have minimal dental coverage. This can cause big problems when they need extensive treatments due to medical conditions. Too many people avoid getting adequate treatment for conditions like TMD, … Read More

San Francisco Approves Labeling Sugary Drinks as Dangerous to Health

May 23, 2016 |

San Fran is known for being progressive. True to form, they are the first city to approve a city-wide warning label to be placed on sugary beverages like soda and Gatorade ads. The warning will read:

WARNING: Drinking beverages with … Read More

Trying to Come to Terms with the P Word? Take a Tip From the Gynecologist!

February 15, 2016 |

Why are we so damn scared to use the P word with our patients?


The American Academy of Periodontology reports that half of Americans aged 30 or older has periodontitis, the more advanced form of periodontal disease. This equals approximately … Read More

Confessions of a Bad Dental Patient

November 24, 2015 |

Do you have a patient ranking system in your office? You know, like “A” patients always show up, need extensive work and pay on time; “B” patients usually show up, need some work and pay on time and “C” patients … Read More

Xylitol: Your New Friend with Benefits

April 16, 2015 |

What if I told you that your one night stand could actually turn into a long-term relationship? Years from now you could be looking back saying to yourself, “Wow, I’m so happy I picked up the gift that just keeps … Read More

Is dental caries really a disease of choice?

January 14, 2015 |

Every dental professional at one time or another (if we are being honest) has silently judged a patient that has cavities.  We think that If only they would listen to me they wouldn’t be here.

I admit it is a … Read More

The 5 causes of tooth decay

December 15, 2014 |

There are five main causes of tooth decay. By using pattern recognition you will be able to identify these “usual suspects” in your own patients.

If you’ve ever listened to Dr. Kim Kutsch speak, he has likely mentioned the “usual … Read More

5 oral health hacks for tired moms

December 10, 2014 |

The other day I was sitting by an obviously over-tired mamma of 2. She had a familiar look in her eye, like she was 2 minutes away from a mommy-melt-down.  I felt for her. So I offered to help collapse … Read More