The Dental Handoff

Let’s stop using the wrong end of the toothbrush! This show is about passing you the knowledge, the habits, the systems and the strategies to lead your teams, lean on your tech, and listen to your gut, while you take care of teeth, and let’s get honest, the overall health, of our communities. By identifying the gaps, recognizing the plaque and extracting the truth with other experts in the field we will share their stories, empower you to own yours, and elevate your passion in the process. Show topics to include: Education, Tech, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Communication, Connection and Confidence

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12 hours ago

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly Tanner makes the dental handoff to Dino Vlahavas! Dino is the VP and Managing Partner of Chrysalis Dental Centres, Genesis Global Training, and Build Technology.
In this conversation Dino breaks down the ins and outs of building state of the art dental facilities, and his philosophy of creating an upscale experience for dental patients.
How To Connect With Dino Vlahvas:
http://genesiseducation.ca
Email: Dino@chrysalis.dental
Where to Find Dr. Kelly:
Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min
Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com
Watch every episode on our official YouTube channel http://youtube.com/@dentalhandoff

Tuesday Nov 21, 2023

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly hands off to Dr. Travis Campbell!
Dr. Campbell is a clinical dentist, author, trainer, speaker, online contributor, and dental coach. Having gained a reputation as a resource for other dentists in the complex area of dental insurance, Dr. Campbell is often referred to as “The Dental Insurance Guy!”
From understanding insurance to developing strategies to accelerate practice growth, Dr. Campbell delivers practical, actionable content that dentists and team members can use immediately. He dispels many of the myths and misinformation around today’s dental insurance policies and explains how to navigate the complexities of being an exceptional dentist, business owner, and leader while still having a life outside of work
How To Connect With Dr. Travis Campbell:
ttps://dentalinsuranceguy.com/
https://practicewhisper.com/
Where to Find Dr. Kelly:
Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min
Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday Nov 14, 2023

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly hands off to Janice Correa!
Originally from Mid-Hudson Valley, NY, Janice Correa transferred to the VA Dental, resided for three years and re-married in Green Bay WI. They moved 3 yrs ago to Central Florida, closer to family. She is a Certified Dental Assistant for over 40 yrs., a Supervisory DA, an office Mgr and DA Educator. She is currently a Marketing Manager in saliva screening device sales.
The highlight of Janice's career was employment for the Fed Gov't VA and Army dental units. She worked in the Army Operating Room assisting for Jaw Surgeries and other OMS procedures. She's a new podcaster sharing the topic on work ethics. She is a grandma of three with one more on the way. Her passion for work extends beyond dentistry which has led me to immeasurable learning opportunities.
She's a social media community leader posting daily content for Facebook Grp-Dental Club Network-Tampa-St Pete. For the VA, a few adjunct positions were EEO Hispanic Counselor, then EEO Chairperson, EEO Sexual Harassment Counselor. For the Army, Army-Process Improvement Coordinator (Army Lean Six Sigma), Hospital Patient Safety Coordinator/Trainer, and Army Civilian Advisory Board Member.
She enjoys visiting dental office teaching on the values of salivary screening to focus on prevention and oral systemic wellness.
Where to Find Janice Correa's work:
Podcast: Is It Me? Am I So Different?
Today's sponsors:
Adit.com
Where to Find Dr. Kelly:
Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min
Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday Oct 31, 2023

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly is live at SmileCon ADA with a unique dental handoff to Emil and Daniel Liakhovetski!
Beyond achieving musical stardom, Emil and Dariel have their bows (and handpieces) locked on a bright career in dentistry. From a young age, brothers Emil and Dariel have been making a name for themselves around the world as bold, creative young artists, forever changing how people view the classical cello.
The electrifying duo has shared the stage with Ricky Martin, Loverboy, Kelli Pickler, Robin Thicke, 2Cellos, Apocalyptica, and Will.i.am. The brothers come from a legacy of dental excellence; starting with their paternal grandfather who started the family trade as an oral surgeon in Ukraine, passing it down to their father, who is currently practicing in South Florida.
In dental school, Emil discovered his passion for surgery and is currently in Periodontology residency at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, while Dariel found his passion in restorative dentistry, and will be applying to Prosthodontic residency programs following graduation from the University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry. Both brothers have a particular interest in implant dentistry, are currently involved in dental implant research, have founded clubs dedicated to implanvology, and have been awarded distinctions in implant dentistry. Their area, is to work as a team and build on the legacy of their father in the way of a patient-centered clinic.
Where to Emil & Daniel:
Website: http://emilanddariel.com/
YouTube: http://youtube.com/c/EmilandDariel
Instagram: http://instagram.com/EmilandDariel , https://www.instagram.com/dremildmd/, and https://www.instagram.com/darielcello/
Facebook: http://facebook.com/EmilandDariel
email: Darieltarheel@gmail.com
Today's sponsors:
Adit.com
Where to Find Dr. Kelly:
Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min
Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday Oct 24, 2023

In this week's episode, Dr. Kelly Tanner makes the dental handoff to Sampada Deshpande!
Sampada Deshpande DDS FACD is a dentist in the Bay Area, CA, whose practice is focused on patients with special health care needs and seniors. Author of the book, Persevering, Sampada earned a DDS from the University of Washington and completed a GPR at Alameda Health Systems. She is a recipient of the ADA 10 under 10, AGD 10 to watch and the Denobi award. She founded the New Dentist Business Club and is a Product Manager for SamsoSmile. 
To connect with Sampada Deshpande:
website: sampadadeshpandedds.com
Where to Find Dr. Kelly:
Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min
Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday Oct 10, 2023

In this week's episode, Dr. Kelly Tanner makes the dental handoff LIVE from SmileCon to Dr. Marilyn Sandor!
Founder and CEO of the GoodCheckup Corporation, Dr. Marilyn Sandor, is a highly regarded pediatric dentist with over two decades of experience as a private practice owner, clinician, and product innovator. Since founding her pediatric dental practice, Naples Pediatric Dentistry in 2001, Dr. Sandor has received numerous accolades and voted Top Dentist by her peers from 2011 through 2023. As a pediatric dental inventor, she has proven her ability to read the pediatric dental market. Her dental product, the Zooby prophy angle has been enjoying global success since it hit the market in 2009. Inspiring a full pediatric preventive product line, offered by Young Innovations and Young Innovations Europe, Dr. Sandor was inspired to continue innovating and is proud to present her newest innovation, GoodCheckup.
GoodCheckup is the first fully mobile-to-mobile teledentistry application that lets dentists provide patients access to care, anywhere a cellular signal is available. This new, different and unique app gives each dentist the ability to provide meaningful care even when away from, the office with Live Video, Chat, electronic prescription writing, Artificial intelligence powered screenings and the ability to customize his/her schedule as well as set customized fees for consultative services and receive payment directly. Dr. Marilyn Sandor and GoodCheckup was featured in the University of Chicago publication, Polsky10.Dr. Sandor is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Florida Dental Association, the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, and the West Coast Dental Association. She also believes in supporting her community by donating to charitable organizations and local schools and extracurricular programs.In recognition of her exceptional expertise and leadership, Dr. Sandor co-authored influential books like "Leadership - Changing the World from a Dental Chair" and “Alpha Dentistry volume 3 : Paediatric Dentistry FAQ”. Collaborating with an esteemed panel of brilliant minds from seven different countries within the dental industry.
In this conversation, Dr Sandor imparts invaluable insights to inspire positive change and transformation.
To connect with Dr. Marilyn Sandor
email: drsandor@goodcheckup.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marilyn-sandor-dds-ms-21711913/
 
Where to Find Dr. Kelly:
Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min
Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Wednesday Oct 04, 2023

In this week's episode, Dr. Kelly Tanner makes the dental handoff to Dr. Ashley Clark!
Dr. Ashley Clark is a board-certified oral pathologist currently serving as the Vice President of CAMP Laboratory in Indianapolis, Indiana after a nearly decade-long career in academia. She is on the Professional Board for Oral Cancer Cause and Digital Dental Notes and on the Advisory Board and the Oral Pathologist for General Dentistry. Dr. Clark has won several teaching awards, has provided over 150 continuing education courses, and has authored more than 50 publications and book chapters.
To connect with Dr. Ashley Clark:
email: ashleyclarkdds@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OralPathologySpeaker/
Where to Find Dr. Kelly:
Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min
Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Wednesday Sep 27, 2023

In this week's episode, Dr. Kelly hands off to Anthony Palatta, DDS! 
Anthony Palatta is a healthcare education consultant and coach who aims to strengthen compassion in healthcare by guiding educators and learners towards the cultivation and implementation of a person-centered approach to delivering care. He specializes in helping leaders in health professions education identify key drivers in the system that are creating barriers to effectively achieving “Institutional Wellbeing”Recently, Dr. Palatta completed his certificate coursework in restorative justice at the University of San Diego and is applying his expertise to introduce community building circles into health education as an authentic tool to further develop in students, staff & faculty, their empathy, accountability, compassion, teamwork, and most important, self-compassion.Prior to his current work, Dr. Anthony Palatta was the Chief Learning Officer at the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) in Washington, DC. where he led the ADEA Commission on Change and Innovation in Dental Education (ADEA CCI) and well as all professional development programing and national meetings. Prior to that appointment, Dr. Palatta was the dean for Student Affairs, Admissions and Financial Aid at New York University, College of Dentistry (NYUCD).
He received his DDS from NYUCD after which he practiced clinical dentistry both in private practice and in a community hospital setting focused on the health needs of the LGBTQIA community. In addition to his administrative duties, Dr. Palatta also held a faculty position in clinical oral medicine and pathology, led the student judicial office, and developed cultural awareness and unconscious bias programming for dental students. Dr. Palatta is certified in organizational development and change management from Georgetown University, restorative justice, and life coaching, as well as the use of assessment tools for emotional intelligence and intercultural development.
To connect with Anthony Palatta:
email: antpalatta@gmail.com
website: https://www.palattasolutions.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthonypalatta/
Where to Find Dr. Kelly:
Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min
Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Wednesday Sep 06, 2023

In this week's episode, Dr. Kelly Tanner hands off to Dr. Ryan M. Walsh!
For over a decade Dr. Ryan M. Walsh has been educating dentists and endodontists to provide the highest level of evidence-based patient-centered endodontic care.  Dr. Walsh is a board-certified endodontist and maintains a full-time private practice (limited to endodontics) in Keller, Texas.  As a board-certified endodontist, Dr. Walsh is abreast of the latest techniques of clinical and patient management.  
Dr. Walsh is actively involved in translational and clinical research focusing on bioactive materials, resorption processes and treatment, irrigation techniques, and tooth cracks and fractures.  He has published multiple peer-reviewed journal articles and has presented both national and international audiences.  When not in private practice, he teaches endodontic residents and dental students at Texas A&M College of Dentistry (Dallas, TX) about the latest advances in endodontics.  
To connect with Dr. Ryan Walsh:
email: office@advancedendooftexas.com
website: http://advancedendooftexas.com
Where to Find Dr. Kelly:
Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min
Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday Aug 29, 2023

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly Tanner welcomes in Dr. Mark Hyman!
Dr. Mark E. Hyman is a renowned dentist from Greensboro, NC, and a public speaker whose work is characterized by his warmth, enthusiasm, sense of humor, and passion for dentistry.
As an accomplished seminar speaker, he has lectured throughout North America and Europe at every major dental meeting. Dr. Hyman has earned national and international recognition for his seminars.
Since 2001, Dentistry Today magazine has selected Dr. Hyman as one of the top speakers in dentistry. He loved his thirty two years in private practice, and currently serves as an Adjunct Full Professor and Special Assistant to the Office of the Dean at the UNC Adams School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill, NC.
To connect with Dr. Mark Hyman:
email: drmark@drmarkspeaks.com
website: www.drmarkspeaks.com
Where to Find Dr. Kelly:
Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min
Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday Aug 22, 2023

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly Tanner welcomes in Brittany Glauz!
Britt Glauz, RDH, BSDH believes she can have the greatest impact on improving patient care by teaching other hygienists. She has written articles sharing clinical tips and new graduate advice.As a full-time clinical hygienist, Britt strives to practice the same high-quality care that she speaks about, providing patients with comprehensive care.In addition to clinical practice, Britt has published several articles, been a featured guest on other podcasts, and worked with several dental manufacturers. In addition to her influence on social media, she has built her in-person presence by attending conferences and venturing into speaking at the podium. Her dreams of becoming a hygienist have surpassed her expectations and she looks forward to continuing to grow and elevate the profession.
To connect with Brittany Glauz:
email: brushwithbritt@gmail.com
Podcast: Brush with Britt
Where to Find Dr. Kelly:
Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min
Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday Aug 15, 2023

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly Tanner is joined once again by Kerry Lepicek, RDH for Part Two! Be sure to check out Part 1 on episode 73 if you missed it!
Kerry is a registered dental hygienist with more than 20 years of clinical experience. She has worked in various practice settings and currently works part-time in general practice. As an international speaker, she has delivered lectures throughout Canada, the United States, and Bermuda.
Kerry is knowledgeable on the topics of oral biofilm, halitosis, the oral-systemic connection, and the dental hygiene process of care. Her primary focus is on educating her clients as well as the dental profession on periodontal health and wellness. Kerry is a Key Opinion Leader for Crest + Oral B, OraVital, rdhu, and Voco.
In addition to being a section editor for The Hygiene Corner with Women In Dentistry, she serves on the Advisory Board of the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health and is a cast member of The RDH View. 
In this discussion, Kerry digs into her own personal backstoyr detaling the challenges she overcame entering the dental industry.
To connect with Kerry Lepick:
www.oravital.com
www.aaosh.org
Where to Find Dr. Kelly:
Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min
Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday Aug 08, 2023

In this week's episode, Dr. Kelly Tanner makes the dental handoff to Misty Mesimer!
Mrs. Mesimer’s educational journey began with an Associate of Applied Science Degree from Virginia Western Community College in Roanoke, Virginia in 1997. She later earned a Bachelor of Health Science with a minor in Human Services Counseling and a Master of Science in Community Health from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She earned her bachelor's degree in 2000 and her master’s degree in 2007. Misty is currently a PhD candidate in the Community College Leadership Program at Old Dominion University.
Mrs. Mesimer has been a member of the Germanna Community College faculty since 1999. Her current roles include Program Director for Dental Assisting and Dental Hygiene. Misty has been an active member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association since 1994. She has served her colleagues as VDHA Legislative Chair and President. Mrs. Mesimer is a member of the Virginia Allied Dental Program Director’s Consortium and the American Dental Educators’ Association.
Mrs. Mesimer was appointed to the Virginia Board of Dentistry in July 2004 by Governor Mark Warner and served two consecutive terms. In June 2018, Ms. Mesimer became a site visitor for the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation.
In 2020-2021, she served as the chair for the ADEA Dental Assisting Section. In 2021 – 2022, she served as a member of the ADEA Workgroup revising Entry-Level Competencies for Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, and Dental Lab Technologists. She is currently chair of the ADEA Special Interest Group for Dental Hygiene Clinic Coordinators.
Misty has been honored by her colleagues in receiving various awards since 2000. These include the VDHA Outstanding Member Award and the Patricia A. Golliday Award of Dedication. In 2002, Misty received the Advocate of the Year Award from the ARC of the Rappahannock for her significant contributions to the welfare of people with mental retardation. She has been recognized multiple times for her leadership, management, and community service at Germanna Community College. Mrs. Mesimer is a member of the Patawomack Indian Tribe and a Stafford native where she resides with her husband and two daughters.
Misty share insights from her decades of experience in the dental industry in this must-listen conversation between two veterans of dental hygiene!
To connect with Misty:
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/misty-mesimer-2013b6178/
Email: mmesimer@germanna.edu 
Where to Find Dr. Kelly:
Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min
Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday Aug 01, 2023

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly is joined by fellow dental hygienist, Kathleen Bokrossy!
Kathleen Bokrossy, RDH has been bringing engaging energy to the dental profession for over 30 years. Kathleen is the founder and president of rdhu Inc., a KOL for Curion, LM Dental, Crest & Oral B and Ivoclar Vivadent and is on the Advisory Committee for the Oral Hygiene publication with the Oral Health Group.
An interactive and popular presenter, Kathleen is passionate about making change happen and ensures that every program she presents will ignite a spark in the dental hygienist to implement change in their practice!
Her vision and passion are to help ‘Transform the Dental Hygiene Experience’ for the clinician, the practice, and their patients, and that is exactly what she discusses with Dr. Kelly in today's Dental Handoff. Enjoy!
To connect with Kathleen Bokrossy, RDH
www.rdhu.ca
Where to Find Dr. Kelly:
Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min
Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday Jul 25, 2023

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly Tanner is coming to you LIVE from the ADHA conference with fellow dental hygienist Dr. Emily Boge!
Wife, mother, farmer, college administrator, educator, inventor, public health advocate, businesswoman, researcher, writer, speaker–yet always a dental hygienist—Dr. Emily has worn many hats over the course of her 23 years in the dental industry.
Dr. Emily takes pride in utilizing her inquisitive mind and honest attitude to lead faculty at her college, influence manufacturers to listen to dental professionals in product innovation and transform students into entry-level professionals, promoting the use of inner accountability, tenacity, and empowerment. 
To connect with Dr. Emily Boge:
website: https://www.jell-ed.com/home
 
Where to Find Dr. Kelly:
Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min
Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

Tuesday Jul 18, 2023

In this week's Dental Handoff, Dr. Kelly Tanner is LIVE from the ADHA Conference with Dr. Megan Reutter!
Dr. Megan Reutter, RDH, DHSc is a dental hygienist and has worked in a variety of settings, including clinical practice, education, and public health. She received her undergraduate degree at Eastern Illinois University in Community Health, her master’s degree from University of Bridgeport in Dental Hygiene Education, and her doctorate degree at A.T. Still University. Her doctorate degree is in Health Sciences with a concentration in Leadership and Organizational Behavior.
Dr. Reutter’s research interests include interprofessional collaboration, the oral-systemic link, and leadership. She has presented her research and leadership courses for healthcare professionals. Dr. Reutter assisted the National Network of Healthcare Hygienists (NNHH) with curriculum development for dental hygienists to specialize in oncology and serve as a member of the multidisciplinary team. Megan also serves as a board member for NNHH and the Illinois IFLOSS Coalition. She is passionate about medical-dental integration and serving as an oral health advocate. Dr. Reutter holds a joint appointment at Campbell University in the Doctor of Health Sciences program and at University of Illinois in the Health Sciences program.
Dr. Kelly and Dr. Reutter have a wide-ranging conversation spanning through her various areas of expertise and driving home the importance of the cross-section between medicine and dentistry.
To connect with Dr. Megan Reutter:
National Network of Health Care Hygienists: https://www.healthcarehygienists.org
Email: mreutterrdh@gmail.com
Where to Find Dr. Kelly:
Let's Connect! Book a Call today to see how I can help you create high-performance teams, discuss educational programs, or how I can be of assistance. https://calendly.com/drkellytanner/30min
Visit us at https://www.nextleveldentalhygiene.com

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