How NOT to hire a hygienist

September 21, 2022

While many of our clients are, in fact, having success hiring hygienists, they are still in short supply. It’s always fun to share ideas with Kirk and, in this podcast, I […]

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Podcast featuring Emme

August 11, 2022

The IH team has been busy this summer sharing insights on the hot topics in dentistry and dental hygiene right now. Emme Sanders was recently interviewed for the Dental Downtime podcast. […]

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Is technology threatening our jobs?

July 26, 2022

Is there part of you that wonders if dental technology will replace us humans and threaten our jobs? You’re not alone. Technology has taken over so many tedious day to […]

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Trying to Hire? Here’s a Tip

July 12, 2022

It seems every one of our clients is hiring. Recently, I was speaking with a practice manager about how they’re marketing their practice to recruit new team members. There was […]

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Your hygienist plays a crucial role in patient retention

June 13, 2022

A loyal patient base adds value to your business and joy to your work. Your hygiene team plays a critical role in retaining patients with their communication, education and their […]

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3 Years in and a Solid Hygiene Team

May 24, 2022

We are always so grateful when our clients share their Inspired Hygiene experience with others. Dr. Mergeurian started her practice in urban Baltimore just over 3 years ago. She called […]

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Do you believe it? Book Rec

May 10, 2022

If you’re not convinced that oral infection and inflammation are a serious risk factor for cardiovascular disease, you need this book. And if you DO believe it, you need this […]

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April 14, 2022

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is now the leading cause of all oropharyngeal cancers according to the Oral Cancer Foundation ( It has never been more […]

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Are your hygienists nervous about coaching?

March 29, 2022

Are your hygienists nervous about coaching? Maybe it’s keeping you from taking the next step to support your hygiene team reaching their true potential. This is not unusual! Many of our client […]

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Are You Responsible for Your Patient’s Heart?

February 24, 2022

I know, that sounds ridiculous. So what IS your responsibility to your patients and their overall health?  Since it’s Heart Health month, let’s start there. It is our responsibility as dental professionals to […]

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