Using Science, Common Sense, and Communication to Bust Those Dental Myths

You know the funny thing about myths? Often, if you use your brain and think about them for a few minutes, you’ll figure out exactly why they’re called myths and not facts.

Dental myths have been running rampant in our society since COVID-19 burst onto the scene. There are a lot of patients who are falling prey to some misinformation … and it’s not just the dentist’s job to make sure people are informed correctly. That task falls to everyone in the team.

Let’s talk about your role in conquering those myths and giving dental patients the right information to help their oral health stay in top form.

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Kevin Henry

Kevin Henry

With more than 20 years in the dental publishing industry, Kevin Henry is the former group editorial director for Dental Products Report, managing editor for Dental Economics, and editor-in-chief for He now serves as the co-founder for IgniteDA, a community designed to empower, enlighten, and educate dental assistants, and as director of marketing for Fortune Management. He has spoken to dental assistants throughout the world, in person and through the Dental Assistant Nation podcast series, reminding them of the important role they play every day in their practice. He is also certified as a DiSC trainer, helping dental practices learn how to understand each other better through personality assessments and training.