Hygiene month is here! It’s time to give a shout-out to those working face-to-face with patients during a very rough year. All of us patients APPRECIATE the extra steps and care you take to keep us safe.
We’ve had to up our game to meet the COVID-19 adversary. Lots of hygienists will always remember the air purifiers and new cross-contamination prevention steps; which have changed the dental practice landscape. But more, we’ll remember the hygienists that brave back-breaking work day after day. This is your month!
Tell us about the closeness you’ve felt with your fellow colleagues. The Facebook groups, the online yoga, the fireside chats, and every other talent in your repertoire is vital to our community. Who is a particular person who kept up your spirits? Who really inspired you and faced the challenge head on? The nominee will receive an email of thanks with your personal note.
Or, recognize someone by posting on social. We’ve made it easy for you.
The winner of the random drawing will be announced via our Facebook and IG (@ultradentproducts) on November 3, 2020.
Shelley Stevenson, RDH, remembers the anxiety of the unknown when COVID-19 first broke out. She had this to say about adjusting as a hygienist.Read Shelly's Story
Carol Jent, RDH, is Ultradent’s powerhouse advocate for fluoride—and she never lets surrounding conditions dictate her level of care. Early in her career, Carol worked with the public health service in the Alaska villages. She continues to donate time on humanitarian trips to China to help the orphaned and elderly—as well as at Donated Dental in downtown Salt Lake City.Read Carol's Story
Hartley Lojik, RDH, loves to feel a special connection with her patients. She has the uncanny ability to put them at ease—to the point where they spill the tea on their latest life events. This has been especially valuable to our Ultradent Facebook and IG feeds. Hygienists, dentists, and patients alike know that their feelings are safe with her.Read Hartley's Story
Sandy Lee Holifield, RDH, has felt relief through connection with coworkers. For over five years she’s been an admin for the Facebook group Lighthearted RDH, as well as entertaining in the podcast Off Your Flosser.Read Sandy's Story
The hygienist can use the diode laser in a variety of ways depending on licensure and state laws. The diode can be used to actively remove inflamed tissue or just as a disinfection tool to kill bacteria. It can also be used therapeutically in a variety of ways to assist in healing of various problems.
Join us as we review key principles and share a variety of pearls that will allow you to practice safely and efficiently.
Oct 23, 2020 12:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
The foundation of this course is based upon the following: practice growth equates directly to hygiene growth. Now, as we enter the COVID era, there will be distinct changes that will elevate the role of the dental hygienist and equally, move their practice far beyond “just a cleaning.” From diagnostics to new protocols, techniques and products, this course will focus on safety and why this is a new era in dental hygiene.
Oct 8, 2020 08:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
Oct 9, 2020 8:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada)