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Palm Trees & Prilocaine

There’s something so satisfying about landing in gorgeous Southern California and reveling in the humid air, stunning palm trees and endless sun.  Every time I fly into Santa Ana airport… which has been …

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Its Always Friendly in Philadelphia

My 18-hour turn-around trip to Pennsylvania began with a sinus infection, a chorus of teething children screaming on a 5-hour plane ride and an Uber driver with a poor sense of direction.   Talk …

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Yoga, Wine and I’m Just Fine

After trying my luck in improvisational continuing dental education in Atlanta the week before, I was happy to learn I would be back in my home state speaking on a presentation that was …

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Elevating in Atlanta

The next leg of The Dental WINEgenist speaking tour took me to Atlanta, GA. I completed a full day of speaking in Oklahoma and zipped off to the airport to catch a late …

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An Oklahoma HELLO

As I sit on this short Delta airlines flight from Oklahoma City to Atlanta, GA, I am truly reeling from my experience in speaking for the Oklahoma Dental Hygienists’ Association. The last time …

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The Systemic SHOULD of Dentistry

Knowing the difference between ‘should’ and elevated patient care is key for hygienists. I won’t get into the details of it, but let’s just say that the inspiration for this article came from …

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Mermaids in Montana

As I sit on this flight back home after a quick 36 hours in Great Falls, Montana, I simply cannot help but smile. Arriving in this small airport, I was greeted by an …