Dental ALEments
Sept. 18, 2021

A Fistful of Deadly Mistakes a Dentist Makes

In this episode, we interview Steve Anderson author of Dental Ease. In everything he does, Author, Steve Anderson, finds no greater joy than to positively impact others and leave a lasting legacy of improvement. For dentist...

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Sept. 2, 2021

The Marriage of Health Care and Real Estate

Today on the podcast we interview Colin Carr. Colin Carr is a commercial real estate expert who has successfully completed over a thousand commercial real estate transactions while saving his clients hundreds of millions of dollars. Colin founded and sc...

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Aug. 17, 2021

"The Lawsuit that Will Shake Up the Dental Industry"

Welcome back to the Dental Alements Podcast. Today our guest is Dr. Ron Schefdore. Dr. Ron Schefdore has built a highly rewarding and profitable practice and has mentored several dentists and auxiliaries to further their care...

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Aug. 3, 2021

Top 4 Lifestyle Habits That Impact Dental Treatment and Dental Pros

4 lifestyle habits that impact dental treatment- Interview With Dr. Uche Odiatu. About Dr. Odiatu Dr. Odiatu is the author of The Miracle of Health. He is double certified as a personal trainer, a certified yoga instructor an...

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July 22, 2021

We All Need the Human Touch & Rick Springfield??

We All Need the Human Touch & Rick Springfield?? In this podcast, we dive into the need for the human touch in our business and in our life. Did you know that you can now watch our video versions of …

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July 7, 2021

It Takes Moxie to Run a Business with Jen Monteith, RDH

This is the unbelievable, but true, story of April's friend and former co-worker Jennifer. Her story of utmost tenacity, resilience, and survival in the face of incredible challenges. Jen also has used her story to inspire ot...

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June 29, 2021

April Discusses Her Why For Becoming a Mentor

Our Co-Founder April Sluiter Discusses Her Why For Becoming a Mentor. April details her story and the reasons behind why she left dental assisting and went into entrepreneurship and started Root U On and the Dental Alements P...

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June 15, 2021

Slaying Workplace Burnout & Taming Those Hormones

Join us as Kelli shares her passionate and intimate story. She is out to help dental professionals slay workplace burnout and tame the hormones all while enjoying their favorite cocktail or mocktail. We got this! Kelli Jaec...

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June 1, 2021

Are You Treating Your Hygienists as an Outkast?

Are you treating your dental hygienist as a part of the team or as a necessary evil? With hygienists fleeing the dental field in record numbers, you can NOT afford to look the other way any longer. The dental industry …

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May 11, 2021

Bridging the Gap Between Those Impacted by Complex Trauma and Practit…

Today we have Yvonne Posey RDH on the show. Yvonne specializes in working with patients who suffer with complex trauma and the practitioners that work with them. Yvonne offers in depth training to help bridge the gap between ...

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April 28, 2021

Introducing the Truth Scalers Podcast

Can you handle the truth? Today's guests include Kari Carter- Cherelus, Astrida Curtis, Tameka Lee, and Dr. Karen Gordon. Meet the hosts of the newest dental podcast, the Truth Scalers. In this episode, Cindy and April have a ding ding …

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April 13, 2021

Our Dirty Mouths Have a Lot to Say!

We talk about our dirty mouths with Brian Mauer, the founder of Bristle Health, a company that developed a DIY saliva test that analyzes all the bad bugs we have in the oral cavity, and how to treat it! That's …

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April 1, 2021

How To Bravely Change Career Paths

Career Transition Coach and founder of Coaching Bravery, Sharon Dolak joins us today. Listen in as we dive deep into the topic of transitioning out of dentistry. Or perhaps, transitioning inside of dentistry. Sharon is a trai...

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March 16, 2021

A Mother's Story of Hope-Bringing to Light a Disease Dentistry Isn't …

This is the story of Solomon, a sweet and inspiring child who has Epidermylosis Bullosa, a disease that causes the skin and mucous membranes to be as fragile as butterfly wings; any mild trauma or friction results in their sk...

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March 2, 2021

"I Wish I Would've Learned That in DA School!"

April and her mentee Shelby talk about mentorship and how it's beneficial for both of them! Shelby also gives helpful pointers on how to find a mentor, how it's helped her with assisting and also her goals. April also offer...

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Feb. 16, 2021

A~flexX Founder on Ergonomics + Aerosol Management

If you are in dentistry, then you need a third arm! Now that we got your attention, let us introduce the amazingly innovative dental pro Aurelia Byrne, the owner, and designer of A~flexX Assist Arm. A~flexX Assist Arm was bor...

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Feb. 3, 2021

Helping Patients Minimize the Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

Jill Meyer-Lippert is a Registered Dental Hygienist of over 25 years and the founder of Side Effect Support LLC, an online resource for cancer patients, family caregivers, and healthcare professionals to reduce harmful oral s...

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Dec. 27, 2020

Keep Portland Weird & Cheers to 2020

Keep Portland Weird and cheers to 2020. Cindy and April share a beer, go dancing in the dark, walking in the park, and reminiscing. In this episode, you can expect loud intro music that goes on too long, inappropriate talk, …

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Dec. 21, 2020

Minda Makes Money Out of the Op

On this episode we have a very special guest, Minda Merritt. A dental hygienist who was able to find a way to make money out of clinical hygiene while she fought breast cancer. Knowing that hygiene was too demanding physicall...

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Dec. 21, 2020

A dental hygienist cooks her way out of the op

Dental professionals are busier more now than ever. Dental hygienist, Tracey Heimbuck shares what has become a big hit during the pandemic. Quick, easy & healthy meals. She has turned this side gig into a great business all w...

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Nov. 21, 2020

"THAT Actually Came Out of the Dentist's Mouth?!" and the Importance …

April's first roommate and former DA sidekick Stephanie is the guest on the show, and be ready for a treat, because it's unleashed. We talk beer, how pervy Dr. Bob gets, and the importance of holistic dentistry and team buil...

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Nov. 4, 2020

Hit Me With Your Best Shot

We talk needles, numbing and passing gas with Teacher Tina RDH. Tina Clarke shares some of her insight on teaching dental anesthesia, and how it could be an asset to allow dental assistants to take on the task (with coursewo...

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Oct. 23, 2020

How to Embezzle Money Without Getting Caught

The illustrious and colorful Rob tells his story of the journey of collecting garbage to collecting money for the dental office, and catching an embezzler along the way. A must listen on how to watch for those yellow flags i...

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Oct. 9, 2020

Insurance, Collections & the Magic of Outsourcing

WOULDN’T IT BE NICE if you could wave a magic wand and all of your accounts receivable woes disappeared? Well they can! Learn how outsourcing those pesky tasks like insurance billing and patient collections could be the best ...

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