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What is OSHA? Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) with the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and...read more
How To Use LUMIBRITE Professional Chairside Whitening What is Lumbrite? Lumbrite Professional Chairside Whitening system is designed to comfortably and quickly whiten patients’ teeth. Why use it? The combination of LUMIBRITE...read more
How to use the DIAGNOdent What is DIAGNOdent? DIAGNOdent is electronic device that aids in accurate and reliable caries detection. More and more patients place value on healthy and attractive teeth. DIAGNOdent aids in the detections of caries. ...read more
Prophy Jet Air Polishing Technique What is Air Polishing? Air polishing is another important tool in our armamentarium. It also helps minimize hand, wrist, neck and eye fatigue like a cavitron tip, by helping to remove stain quicker than scaling and polishing...read more
Getting X-rays on Gaggers Patients that have a sensitive gag reflex are very common in the dental office. This can be very challenging when you are trying to perform dental procedures. What causes gagging? Gagging can be due to psychological factors, or...read more
Techniques for Sharpening Instruments Why sharpen? Sharp instruments are essential to effective and efficient patient care. They increase tactile sensitivity, lessen the pressure needed to scale, and reduce the chances of burnishing calculus deposits. The...read more