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Join AAPD leaders, experts in the field of pediatric dentistry and other professionals for Pedo Talk. We’ll be discussing scientific, clinical and the most up-to-date, relevant information out there for anyone and everyone in the pediatric dental community. Topics include, but are not limited to SDF, Behavior Management, Practice Management, Trauma and more.

Pedo Teeth Talk The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)

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Join AAPD leaders, experts in the field of pediatric dentistry and other professionals for Pedo Talk. We’ll be discussing scientific, clinical and the most up-to-date, relevant information out there for anyone and everyone in the pediatric dental community. Topics include, but are not limited to SDF, Behavior Management, Practice Management, Trauma and more.

    “Rev your Bev” – The right choices for young children’s beverage (AND WATER) consumption.

    “Rev your Bev” – The right choices for young children’s beverage (AND WATER) consumption.

    Listen to this informative podcast on beverage choices for young children.  Dr. Brickhouse shares with us her informed plan on interacting with caregivers about beverage choices for their children.

    Dr. Tegwyn Brickhouse is Professor and Chair of the Department of Dental Public Health and Policy at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. She has served VCU as a faculty member since 2003.

    Dr. Brickhouse is actively involved in oral health disparities research and transdisciplinary work related to population oral health research and policy.

    Dr. Brickhouse has a solid history of NIH, HRSA, Virginia Department of Health (VDH), industry and internal funding. Her NIH research funding has consisted of an R03 and K-award, in addition to multiple internal funding programs and VDH contracts. This provided the foundation of her work in children’s oral health disparities and successful achievement of promotion and tenure in 2008. In 2009, she became the Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at VCU

    After a competitive submission process, the VCU Provost’s Office, she was named Director of VCU’s iCubed Transdisciplinary Oral Health Core. This core seeks to identify and remove the educational, political, psychological, social, and nutritional barriers to good oral health.

    Her leadership roles have spanned multiple organizations such as President of the Virginia Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, then chairing the AAPD Council on Scientific Affairs, and serving on the AAPD Board of Trustees from 2017-2020. She currently serves on the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry’s Qualifying Exam Committee and as an OCE examiner. She also serves on the dental advisory committee to Virginia state dental Medicaid program.

    In 2010, she help to initiate and build a statewide non-profit called the Virginia Oral Health Coalition. She served as the founding chair of its board until 2016. It has grown into a national recognized organization known as Virginia Health Catalyst where she currently serves as a board member and part of the Water Equity Task Force.

    • 24 min
    Build your dental assistant team…. Hear from the expert!

    Build your dental assistant team…. Hear from the expert!

    Listen to the great podcast from Mary Govoni. Mary brings nearly 50 years of experience in dentistry to the team. She is a Certified Dental Assistant, and a Registered Dental Hygienist, with experience in general and specialty practices both clinically and as an administrator. Mary is a former dental assisting educator and was a partner in a successful dental staffing service.

    For the past 30 years, Mary has focused on speaking and consulting with dental teams on infection prevention, OSHA compliance, HIPAA compliance, ergonomics, chairside efficiency, and team communication and development. Mary has published numerous articles in professional journals. She is a Past President of the American Dental Assistants Association and serves on the Corporate Council for Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, is a member of the Academy of Dental Management Consultants, the Speaking and Consulting Network and the Organization for Safety Asepsis and Prevention.

    • 26 min
    Mein3.com: an amazing new resource to find talent for your office. A screening tool for future team members in your office!

    Mein3.com: an amazing new resource to find talent for your office. A screening tool for future team members in your office!

    For our first in a series of podcasts to help you complete your team in the current staffing shortage situation and beyond, learn about MEIN3. A great new screening tool to find the best fit for your office team needs.  Listen to the CEO and founder talk all about it, then try it!

    Brett Williams is a Technology Solutions Executive with over 25 years of experience in starting companies, managing teams, implementing solutions, leading organizations and getting projects and organizations started from the ground up. He is a serial entrepreneur who loves the challenge of turning ideas into products and solutions.

    Brett has led teams responsible for the creation, sales, marketing, and deployment of technology solutions in the Retail, Energy, Commercial Real Estate, Transportation, Utilities and other vertical markets.

    Brett has specialized in helping companies solve problems and implement technology solutions that increase productivity, lower cost and breakdown productivity roadblocks.

    Over the past 15+ years his practical experience has been in the area of mobile and web-based software applications.

    Brett is currently a co-founder and President of Me in 3, a video-based applicant screening platform for Job Seekers and Hiring Managers.

    • 27 min
    The “Covid Reset”: How I Changed My Outlook, and My Perspective

    The “Covid Reset”: How I Changed My Outlook, and My Perspective

    Listen to pediatric dental practice management guru Dr. Robert Delarosa, founding partner of Associates in Pediatric Dentistry, talk about how he paused, took advantage of the time during the early shutdown of Covid-19; and how he changed his practice and personal outlooks on things.
    Rob describes the “Covid Reset” and the thought process he underwent that has given him a fresh start on what his personal and professional goals are going forward.   Get ready to be inspired!

    • 29 min
    Do you struggle transitioning your patients with special needs to a general dentist as they outgrow the practice?

    Do you struggle transitioning your patients with special needs to a general dentist as they outgrow the practice?

    Tune in to expert dentist and dentist anesthesiologist Dr. David Carsten as he discusses an excellent protocol to transition your patients with special needs.  In this uplifting podcast, Dave talks about how he has established a system of continuous care with close attention to the patient and the family.  Learn how to plan and execute this often-challenging task from an expert “recipient”.  You will improve the performance of your practice.

    • 25 min
    Should my practice be accredited? Whether you know what that means or not, learn all about it! Ep. 56

    Should my practice be accredited? Whether you know what that means or not, learn all about it! Ep. 56

    Listen to Tom Terranova of the AAAASF as he describes what Accreditation can do to improve the Safety of your practice or surgery center. Learn why the AAPD via its Safety Committee has partnered to allow this opportunity.
    AAAASF accredits thousands of international and domestic facilities, making it one of the largest not-for-profit accrediting organizations in the United States.
    Physicians, clinicians, legislators, state and national health agencies and patients acknowledge that AAAASF sets the “gold standard” for quality patient care.
    AAAASF programs include outpatient surgical, procedural and oral maxillofacial; international surgical, international rehabilitation and international dental; as well as Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved accreditation programs for surgery (ambulatory surgery centers), physical therapy and rural health clinics.

    • 28 min

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