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 DrBicuspid.com. 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.

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Beta Carotene & Vitamin E: Do the Cons Outweigh the Pros?

By: Kevin Henry On a recent episode of the Dental Assistant Nation podcast, dental’s pharmacology expert, Tom…

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The Link Between Periodontal Disease and Heart Failure

By: Kevin Henry A new study has given dental professionals yet another reason to talk to their…

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This Will Supercharge Your Impact In Dentistry – It Did Mine!

This post originally appeared on Dew.life  By: Julie Friesen  What does making an impact in dentistry look…

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Dental Health Statistics in 2022: The Best and Worst States

By: Kevin Henry National dental provider Express Dentist has revealed its rankings of the states with the best and worst…

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Did I make a mistake going into dentistry?

By Sienna Greene, DMD Did I make a mistake going into dentistry? Why did I become a…

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3 things to know about going back to dental meetings

COVID-19 forced meetings of all kinds, including those in the dental industry, to go virtual. However, in…

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3 reasons why the dental hiring crisis may soon subside

From Las Vegas to Orlando last week, here are the things we heard about the hiring crisis impacting so many dental practices.

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New data shows how hiring crisis has grown in dental industry

how much the hiring crisis in dentistry has grown since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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3 ways to avoid the biggest crisis in dentistry

All across the country, dental practices are facing a hiring crisis. Teams are being stretched thin because…

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12 Best Dentist Memes We’ve Seen So Far This Year

By: Kevin Henry When it comes to dental patients and their relationship with their dentist, dental hygienist,…

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Confronting Denial is No Small Task

By Sharon Dolak | December 5, 2022

By: Sharon Dolak Denial is a coping response that gives us time to adjust during shocking, distressful situations and avoid anxiety. We refuse to see the truth because we are trying to protect ourselves from a painful, overwhelming situation. Some things, many things are simply hard to accept all at once and we need time…

treatment planning

The Difficulty With Treatment Planning

By Savanah Craig | December 1, 2022

By: Savanah Craig Treatment planning is one of the most difficult parts of my job as a new dentist. Often, I am meeting a patient for the first time and trying to access the problems that need to be addressed and learn about their desires all in an hour-long appointment. Patients’ wants and desires are…

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What is Toxic Positivity and How to Avoid It

By Sharon Dolak | November 28, 2022

By: Sharon Dolak Do you notice that as soon as you walk into the office you are ON? Like someone pushed a button in your head that said, “OK, you are to have no emotions, no needs and you are to be positive, energetic, smile, and bright ALL DAY LONG.” In a normal healthy life,…

ameloblastoma

Ameloblastoma: Case Study

By Dr. Jennifer Bell, DDS, FAGD, FICD | November 23, 2022

By: Dr. Jennifer Bell, DDS, FAGD, FICD Have you ever had a patient with ameloblastoma? Here is a case study of my experience with it.

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Tax Return Preparation for Dental Professionals

By Bruce Bryen | November 21, 2022

By: Bruce Bryen As a dentist, when you are ready to file your first substantial tax return, it is best to find a dental CPA who can prepare the personal tax return but can also be the first advisor that you use for your future in the dental profession. As a young dentist, it’s probable…

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Life after Graduation: Excel in Your Clinical Setting

By Savanah Craig | November 17, 2022

By: Savanah Craig I graduated from dental school in March 2022 and I’m currently in a general practitioner residency program. I’m writing to offer some advice for young dentists out there who are about to graduate on how to manage in a clinical setting after graduation. Tips to Excel in Your Clinical Setting After Graduation…

Tonsilloliths, or tonsil stones

Tonsilloliths: Case Study

By Dr. Jennifer Bell, DDS, FAGD, FICD | November 16, 2022

By: Dr. Jennifer Bell, DDS, FAGD, FICD Have you ever had a patient with tonsilloliths? Here is a case study of my experience with it.

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Dental Assistant Requirements in Kentucky

By Natalie Kaweckyj | November 14, 2022

By: Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA Are you looking to become a dental assistant or are moving as a current dental assistant? Make sure to check the dental assistant requirements in Kentucky to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements for…

dental assistant requirements in kansas

Dental Assistant Requirements in Kansas

By Natalie Kaweckyj | November 14, 2022

By: Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA Are you looking to become a dental assistant or are moving as a current dental assistant? Make sure to check the dental assistant requirements in Kansas to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements for…

dental assistant requirements in iowa

Dental Assistant Requirements in Iowa

By Natalie Kaweckyj | November 14, 2022

By: Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA Are you looking to become a dental assistant or are moving as a current dental assistant? Make sure to check the dental assistant requirements in Iowa to see if you are still qualified in the state to practice. Each state has different requirements for…