Is your dental hygienist a trusted ally or a formidable challenge for your practice?
Join us for a thought-provoking and potentially blood pressure-elevating conversation as we dive into the ongoing dilemma faced by dental practice owners.
In this episode, David and Pam sit down with Andrew Johnston and Misty Mattingly, two well-respected dental hygienists, to explore the controversial question: Are hygienists worth their weight in gold, or are wage demands becoming excessive?
Don't miss this candid and illuminating debate: will you see both sides of the dental hygiene coin or will you leave this conversation fired up to make some changes to your practice? Tune in and find out!
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About the hosts of Dentistry Unmasked
Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD, is the chief editor of Dental Economics. Based in Salem, Massachusetts, Dr. Maragliano-Muniz began her clinical career as a dental hygienist. She went on to attend Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where she earned her doctorate in dental medicine. She then attended the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Dental Medicine, where she became board-certified in prosthodontics. Dr. Maragliano-Muniz owns a private practice, Salem Dental Arts, and lectures on a variety of clinical topics. You may contact her at [email protected].
David R. Rice, DDS, is founder of the nation’s largest student and new dentist community, igniteDDS. Dr. Rice travels the world speaking and connecting today’s top young dentists with tomorrow’s most successful dental practices. In addition to igniteDDS, Dr. Rice maintains a team-centered restorative and implant practice in East Amherst, New York.