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The Perio Hygienist Podcast

“This is the Perio Hygienist Podcast – a podcast centered on the intersection between the specialty of Periodontics and the profession of Dental Hygiene…”

The purpose of this podcast, written and produced by a periodontist with unique subject matter expertise, is to simplify care and enable the smooth and comfortable transfer of patients between the providers. Because everyone finally knows and understands the problems and challenges from the perspective of the others involved, the quality of patient care can improve profoundly. This can result in more case sharing, more patient satisfaction and less operator frustration.

Dec 19, 2020

How is your mood? Does this Christmas season have a little dark mood to it? If so, I hope you find this podcast therapeutic.

We Need a Little Christmas  performed by Angela Lansbury  and from the musical Mame.

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen performed by Pentatonix.

Joy To The World (Live At The Helix In Dublin,...

Dec 1, 2020

I discuss the research contribution of a periodontist honored by a tribute edition in the Journal of Periodontology October 2020 but the name of Steven Offenbacher.

We get into some of the interesting research behind the links between periodontal disease and other medical diseases. 

Nov 23, 2020

Have a wonderful holiday season whether you are in the US and celebrate Thanksgiving or live elsewhere in the world. This is too good a holiday just to keep it to ourselves. Blessings to you and yours.

Nov 16, 2020

This is an overview on how to utilize a periodontist for the optimum benefit of your patients and comprehensive dental practice.

This is also an alternative practice model to specialists who seek to lower complexity and work toward better efficiency with the comprehensive dentists near them.

Nov 11, 2020

Information at the intersection of periodontics and dental hygiene so patients can be managed well within comprehensive dental offices following active periodontal therapy by periodontists.

In this episode I discuss benefits and disadvantages with chlorhexidine gluconate as well as talking about an alternative.

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