maxill Dental Blog

    Digital Advertising in Dentistry (2021)

    by Levi Rose - August 10, 2021

    Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, Google and what’s this TikTok everyone’s talking about? In 2021 there’s no shortage of platforms you can reach new potential clients on, but which ones will be the most valuable to your practice and where are your marketing dollars best spent?

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    3 FREE Digital Marketing Tactics for Your Dental Practice (2021)

    by Levi Rose - August 10, 2021

    Before the pandemic, marketing your dental practice online was critical to its success. Fast forward to today and I don’t know how y

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    Ethanol Alcohol vs Isopropyl Alcohol

    by Levi Rose - August 02, 2021

    Ethanol Alcohol vs Isopropyl Alcohol: Which is better?

    The two most popular alcohols used as disinfectants are ethyl alcohol (or ethanol) and isopropyl

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    What is Isopropyl Alcohol?

    by Levi Rose - August 02, 2021

    Infection control is an indispensable part of hospital environments and medical settings. Regular disinfection ensures that working

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    Nitrile vs Latex vs Vinyl Gloves: What's Best?

    by Levi Rose - July 28, 2021

    Disposable gloves are beneficial when it comes to ensuring protection against microbes and hazardous substances. Using disposable gloves has become crucial for people who work in industries like dentistry, personal services, healthcare and front-line service workers. With a few options to choose from, the material of the gloves you should use can be unclear. In this blog post we’ll take a closer look at the differences between nitrile, latex and vinyl gloves.

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    7 Habits That Are Drying Out Your Mouth (and Why It Matters)

    by www.maxill.com - December 08, 2020

    Virtually everyone gets dry mouth (technically known as xerostomia) from time to time. Perhaps you’ve felt your mouth go dry in the middle of a scary movie, after a long run on a hot, sunny day, or upon waking up after eating an overly salty meal. It’s not a pleasant feeling — your tongue feels thick and sticky, it’s hard to swallow and talk, and your breath feels, well, not-so-minty-fresh. As the colloquial term cottonmouth suggests, it can feel like your mouth is packed with cotton.

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    Where does it state that an office needs to have a program or system for their DUWL’s?

    by Michelle Aubé (Simmonds), RDH - November 27, 2020

    The question above in the title can be answered by a question… Who has first stated a DUWL system was needed and since when? The manufacturers of the DUWL’s have been the initiating source since the new design of equipment with a closed water system design. The water system is ‘closed’ to outside contamination as long as distilled water is used and not municipal water (tap water). The ultimate goal is to ensure water coming in and used in client care has an accounted quality assurance system so there is no second-guessing if the water dispensed into the client’s mouth is safe.

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    Fallow Time Impact on Operatory Turn Over and Clinical Notes Completion

    by Michelle Aubé (Simmonds), RDH - October 19, 2020

    The topic of air quality was discussed in the last maxill blog post. The article outlined the varying provincial and territory guidelines on obtaining Air Change Per Hour (ACH) testing and applying the numerical value to determining a fallow time.

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    Air Changes per Hour and Fallow Times Based on Geographical Regions

    by Michelle Aubé (Simmonds), RDH - October 14, 2020

    Air quality has surfaced as a hot topic in the pandemic control measures for dental offices. Air quality falls under Additional Precautions in a dental offices IPAC Program. Pre-pandemic, offices were following Routine Practice covering hand hygiene, sharps safety, risk management and personal protective equipment. Additional precautions are just that, an addition to the routine practice. Additional precautions are required during respiratory viral outbreaks such as SARS COV-19.

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    dentalcorp - Providing Patient Care in the New Normal

    by www.maxill.com - September 18, 2020

    Julian Perez, hosts a panel discussion with Registered Dental Hygienists, Michelle Aubé-Simmonds and Theresa Cullen, exploring their experiences returning to work and providing patient care in a post-COVID-19 world.

    To watch the full video on YouTube CLICK HERE

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