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Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Dr. Lauren Rainey Release Date: 11/14/23
Today we'll be discussing why tissue retraction is so important in achieving the ideal impression, what our options are and how to think critically about our restorative field and keeping it dry! Our guest is Dr. Lauren Rainey, who owns and operates her own clinical practice. She currently teaches direct restorative techniques to dentists in the US & Canada.


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Guest: Dr. Ronni Brown, D.D.S., M.P.H. Release Date: 10/2/23
Regardless of where we practice, it is highly likely that we have patients that suffer from substance-use disorders. Many of us are faced with cases where severe decay, hyposalivation, and poor plaque control may be the result of depressant, stimulant or opioid misuse. Today we'll be discussing how to recognize the clues of a substance-use disorder from a routine oral exam and talk about how we can deliver safe and effective dental care for these patients. Our guest is Dr. Ronni Brown, a leading expert on substance-use disorders and its oral effects. Her research on the impacts of drug-use patterns on caries severity has garnered international interest. She is a best-selling author, published researcher, and clinician. Dr. Brown practices at the Sonoma County Main Adult Detention Facility.


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Guest: Alicia Murria, RDH, MS Release Date: 9/28/23
Too often, clinical dental hygienists have a limited view of their role as, what our guest calls, inflammatory disease prevention specialists. While this is the crux of what hygienists do, patient care goes well beyond. Today we'll be talking about the oral-systemic link and how hygienists can leverage this to add life-saving value to each patient they see and improve the profitability of their practice. Our guest is Alicia Murria, a quality care enthusiast, technology integration specialist, and productivity coach. She has devoted her career to empowering professionals to provide high quality services utilizing the dental hygiene scope of practice as standard for care.


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Guest: Dr. Terry Grant Release Date: 9/6/23
The geriatric adult population is expanding rapidly in the United States. How will this effect your dental practice and what do you need to do to prepare for the influx of aging patients. To tell us more about this is a remarkable man and dentist, Dr. Terry Grant. He is changing the lives of many older patients who would otherwise not get the special care he and is staff are providing. Dr. Grant has over 30 years experience as a Cosmetic, General, and Geriatric Dentist. He was awarded “Diplomat in Geriatric Dentistry” by the American Board of Special Care Dentistry and The American Society for Geriatric Dentistry. He was honored by the U.S. Congress for his service as a Geriatric Dentistry Expert.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Dr. Joy Void-Holmes, RDH, BSDH, DHSc Release Date: 5/24/23
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing the latest evidence-based practical guidelines for caries management along with strategies to incorporate new treatment methods into daily practice. Our guest is Joy Void-Holmes, otherwise known as Dr. Joy. She is a registered dental hygienist with over 25 years of clinical experience. She is founder of Dr. Joy, RDH™ and co-founder of JELL-ED. Dr. Joy has presented continuing education courses nationally and internationally.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Dr. Joshua Austin Release Date: 5/22/23
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. It's no secret to any of us listening to this podcast that costs are up and reimbursements haven't kept up and in some cases theyre going down. Inflation, supply chain issues, and short staffing have made it harder than ever to be profitable. So in light of all this, it's important that we work efficiently. Today we'll be discussing strategies to increase our efficiency and keep costs down without sacrificing quality. Our guest is Dr. Joshua Austin, who maintains a full time restorative dentistry practice in San Antonio, Texas. He is an editorial director and monthly columnist for Dental Economics magazine focusing on dental products and technology.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz Release Date: 5/16/23
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing tooth replacement using minimally invasive adhesive bridges. Our guest is Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz, who has been named as one of the “Top Clinicians in CE” between 2006-2011 by Dentistry Today. He is the director of the Los Angeles Institute of Esthetic Dentistry and past course director of the “University of Southern California’s Esthetic Dentistry Continuum” from 2004-2009. He has been in full time private practice in the Studio District of Los Angeles for 20 years.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Dr. Katie To Release Date: 4/24/23
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Biocompatible materials are formulated to eliminate adverse effects on a patient's biology when used in the mouth. Today we'll be discussing how to choose the correct biocompatible materials for your patients and elevate your patients with wellness dentistry. Our guest is Dr. Katie To, a cosmetic and wellness dentist and founder of Center for Integrative Wellness and Cosmetic Dentistry in Katy, Texas.


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Guest: Dr. Lou Graham Release Date: 4/6/23
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. In today's podcast we'll be discussing not only the techniques associated with the post and core procedure, but equally important, why each step is essential to long term success. Our guest is Dr. Lou Graham, who graduated from Emory Dental School and is an internationally recognized lecturer extensively involved in continuing education for dental professionals.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Sonya Dunbar, RDH Release Date: 3/21/23
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Many older adults living in long-term care facilities suffer in silence from poor oral health. Todays podcast will address this concerning issue. Our guest is Sonya Dunbar, a registered dental hygienist for 30 years and known as the Geriatric Toothfairy. She is an oral health educator on a mission to reduce the health risks of diseases and morbidity among seniors due to poor oral care.


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Guest: Shirley Gutkowski, RDH, BSDH Release Date: 3/13/23
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Did you know that, from infancy to geriatrics the tongue can alter the health of your patient. And it does so in ways that may not be visible in early stages. Today we'll be discussing Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy (OMT) and your dental practice. Our guest is Shirley Gutkowski, a dental hygienist who focuses on developing the muscles in the snoring complex. She is a popular author and speaker, having practiced clinical dental hygiene for over two decades. She often speaks on minimally invasive dental procedures to arrest decay and periodontal disease.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Dr. Jennifer Derse Release Date: 2/14/23
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing the importance of temporaries in the smile design process including some tips and tricks. Our guest is Dr. Jennifer Derse, who has a restorative and cosmetic dentistry practice in Denver, CO and is a mentor at the Kois Center in Seattle, WA. She is founder and Chief Clinical Director of Espire Dental, a boutique hospitality-focused DSO.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.5
Guest: Dr. Ron Kaminer and Mr. Gregor Connell Release Date: 11/29/22
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing thermoviscous materials and working with warmed composites. Do they really help us get the results we are looking for? With us today to tell us all about it is Dr. Ron Kaminer and Gregor Connell.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.5
Guest: Dr. Clarence Tam Release Date: 8/24/22
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing clinical strategies related to procedures that we do every day in our practice. This includes bonding zirconia crowns, layering composites, creating a composite crown and throughout all of this, maximizing adhesive bond strength. Our guest is Dr. Clarrie Tam, a multi-faceted dentist with extensive knowledge and experience in restorative dentistry. Dr Tam sits on the Advisory Board for Dental Asia, and is part of the Restorative Advisory Panel for Henry Schein Dental New Zealand.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Sarah Eller, RDH, IPDH Release Date: 8/22/22
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be talking about hypersensitivity and how it affects our patients. We'll be discussing options to assure patient comfort pre, during, and post procedure. Our guest is Sarah Eller, a Registered Dental Hygienist who is a clinician and an Adjunct Clinical faculty member at Coastal Carolina Community College.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Dr. Chad Duplantis Release Date: 7/19/22
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing indirect restorative dentistry and the principles for achieving a perfect impression. Our guest is Dr. Chad Duplantis, a practicing dentist and Academy of General Dentistry Fellow.


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Guest: Dr. Carla Cohn Release Date: 7/12/22
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. As the years go by, nothing makes a dentist happier than restorations that have stood the test of time. Longevity of dental treatment firmly establishes quality, reliability, durability, and function. In the case of our pediatric patients we're looking to place dental restorations quickly, that will last for a long time. Our guest is Dr. Carla Cohn, a general dentist devoted solely to the practice of dentistry for children. She maintains private practice in Winnipeg, Canada.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Dr. William Paveletz Release Date: 7/11/22
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing how new technology is addressing dentinal hypersensitivity. Our guest is Dr. William Paveletz. A graduate of Temple Dental School Dr Paveletz is speaks nationally and internationally for dental organizations, learning institutions and national and local dental study clubs.


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Guest: Koorosh Aghakhani, CDT Release Date: 6/26/22
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing how to avoid the most common causes of failures of implant retained multi-unit restorations, and gain a better understanding of the variety of materials and manufacturing methods for hybrid dentures. Our guest is Koorosh Aghakhani, an expert certified dental technician and leader in cutting edge dental technology.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Dr. Martin Jablow Release Date: 6/8/22
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Choosing the right cement for your fixed restoration is just as important as picking the correct material. Today we'll be talking about dental cements, especially as they relate to our ceramic restorations. Our guest is Dr. Martin Jablow. He's a general dentist in Woodbridge NJ and Chief Development Officer of Cellerant Consulting. Dr. Jablow has been recognized as a top speaker by Dentistry Today and has lectured world wide on dental technology and materials.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Dr. Foroud Hakim Release Date: 6/6/22
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll touch on trends, advancements and developments in the area of composite resins. The conversation will range from practitioner preferences through the latest and greatest in material science advancements. Our guest is Dr. Foroud Hakim, who holds a full time position in the Dept. of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry at University of the Pacific. He has maintained a private practice for over 30 years where his deep ties with the dental industry allow for beta testing and consulting for new product evaluation and development.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Dr. Foroud Hakim Release Date: 5/31/22
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing the typical protocols, challenges, and nuances of tissue management and retraction for final impressions. Our guest is Dr. Foroud Hakim, who holds a full time position in the Dept. of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry at University of the Pacific. He has maintained a private practice for over 30 years where his deep ties with the dental industry allow for beta testing and consulting for new product evaluation and development. Dr. Hakim will share some intriguing new products that every restorative doctor should have in their tool box that can simplify what is often considered one of the more frustrating processes in patient treatment.


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Guest: Amber Auger, RDH, MPH Release Date: 5/24/22
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing how to tackle Periodontal disease before it gets out of hand. We'll be discussing how to accelerate periodontal case acceptance, improve patient outcomes, and increase our overall confidence in treating periodontal disease. Our guest is Amber Auger, a practicing dental hygienist, consultant and international speaker.


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Guest: Dr. Susan McMahon Release Date: 4/23/22
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. When it comes to Class 2 restorations, we all, at one time or another, face the bad and the ugly. I'm talking about inadequate contacts, open proximal boxes, sensitivity and insufficient anatomy to name a few. So let's avoid these pitfalls and reduce our personal stress when doing class 2 restorations. To tell us more about it, is our guest Dr. Susan McMahon. She runs one of the largest cosmetic dental practices in Western Pennsylvania. An author and lecturer, Dr. McMahon has devoted her professional career to the pursuit of advanced technologies in cosmetic and minimally invasive dentistry.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Dr. Joshua Austin Release Date: 4/23/22
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Dental materials have certainly changed and evolved over the past few years, so the question is, how do those changes affect our restorative procedures and our practice? Today we'll be discussing this and more with our guest Dr. Joshua Austin. Dr Austin maintains a full time restorative private practice in San Antonio, Texas. He is an editorial director and monthly columnist for Dental Economics magazine focusing on products and technology.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.5
Guest: John Orfanidis Release Date: 12/15/21
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing dental material selection from an expert lab technician's perspective, with considerations for the future of fixed and removable restorations. Our guest, Johnny Orfanidis, is the owner of Ameri-Dent Dental Laboratory in Tampa FL and a third generation dental technician. The industry knows him as JOHNNY O! Johnny has been around dental labs and clinical environments all his life, always at the forefront of advanced digital dental technology and partnering with the biggest industry names in material, equipment and technology developments.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Dr. Frank Milnar Release Date: 11/15/21
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing Thermo-Viscous Technology and the warming of composites. We've talked about this to some extent on previous podcasts, but today we'll be learning more about it and getting a different perspective from Dr. Frank Milnar. Dr Milnar is co-founder of the Minnesota Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a regular speaker on vivalearning.com and is a well-respected lecturer in the U.S. and internationally on direct composite restorations, shade selection and porcelain materials.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Dr. Frank Milnar Release Date: 11/15/21
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing how to grow your revenue by incorporating health centered dentistry, new products, and new technologies. Our guest is Dr. Frank Milnar, co-founder of the Minnesota Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a regular speaker on vivalearning.com and lecturer in the US and internationally on direct composite restorations, shade selection and porcelain materials.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Dr. Carla Cohn Release Date: 9/20/21
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. Today we'll be discussing glass ionomer and resin modified glass ionomer products and the advantages of each for pediatric patients. The use of Silver Diamine Fluoride topped with GI will also be discussed. Our guest is Dr. Carla Cohn, a partner at a private surgical clinic in Canada and clinical instructor in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Cohn lectures internationally on prevention and Pediatric Dentistry for the general dentist.


Series: VOCO America CE Credits: 0.25
Guest: Shannon Nanne, RDH Release Date: 9/20/21
Dental podcast: Welcome to DentalTalk. I'm Dr. Phil Klein. For decades, Lots of studies have shown smoking is harmful to your health, but when it comes to vaping, manufacturers aren't disclosing what they are actually putting in the liquid, so it's anybody's guess what the long-term effects are. Today we'll be discussing how most vape liquid contains chemicals that can potentially lead to some very serious health issues, including addiction, cancer and xerostomia. And, let's not forget the increased risk for tooth decay as a result of the vaporized liquid entering the mouth. Our guest is Shannon Nanne, a Registered Dental Hygienist who's mission is to help reduce the incidence, morbidity, and mortality of oral cancer through the education of health care professionals. She’s authored a variety of articles in numerous publications and is a Key Opinion Leader for several companies educating thousands of dental and medical professionals.


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