Dental Hygienists and prevented minded Dentists are the real heroes in the fight against chronic inflammatory diseases. Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin explore the mouth-body connection and talk about implementable strategies that will help your patients live a happier, healthier life.
Dental coach Steve Sperry and Dr. Mike Czubiak take on those difficult, awkward, and uncomfortable conversations that dentists have to have with their team, with their patients, and with others.
The official podcast of Camarillo Smiles, a dental office in Camarillo, California where we talk about ourselves, teeth and a more healthful life. Hosted by Dr. Mike Czubiak.
Dr Tom and Dr Mike ponder the question of whether dental hygiene is being taken seriously enough in big case treatment planning. The value of Dental Hygienists and dental hygiene can be overlooked by single-focused practitioners. Also, Dr Mike losses sleep after Dr Tom sends him a social media post that he received.…
Dr Mike travels to Galway, Ireland to learn the Buteyko Breathing Method with the master, Patrick McKeown. Humble, gracious, welcoming, generous, caring, and smart- that's Patrick McKeown.By Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin
Dr Tom talks with two very special dental hygienists that are making huge impacts in dentistry- Sue Rusalen and Barbara Tritz.By Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin
Dr Tom and Dr Mike podcast live from the hands-on portion of the first The Future of Dental Hygiene is...Now! conference in Nashville. Attendees get a chance to experience the latest in technology and science. Lasers, guided biofilm therapy, ozone, phase contrast microscopes, and biological testing are proudly on display.…
Dr Mike and Dr Tom get to the root cause of bad sleep and bad breathing. What do so many of our patients who feel fatigued, unable to focus, anxious, and/or unrefreshed in the morning have in common? A compromised airway. One of our hygiene superstar superpowers is the ability to identify this root cause and get help. Dr Mike uses Vivos appliances …
Dr Tom and Dr Mike take a dip into ozonated water. They talk about ozone carried in water and its benefit for our patients. The improved periodontal health, cleaner waterlines, surface disinfection, decreased pathogenic aerosols, and more can't be overlooked any longer.By Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin
Dr Tom and Dr Mike reflect on the past year and discuss the opportunities to elevate our care in 2022.By Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin
Dr Mike and Dr Tom have been thinking about the post-pandemic landscape. What will stick, what should stick? Will we take this opportunity to improve or go back to business as usual?By Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin
Wreckless employee behavior can put the whole team at risk of getting COVID or having to quarantine. Dr. Mike and Coach Steve feel the pressure from its fall out.By Mike Czubiak and Steve Sperry
For those that develop COVID-19, high cytokine levels like IL-6 have been shown to be associated with a significant risk of ending up on a ventilator. In study after study, who has been successfully lowering these levels for their whole career? Yep, you, the hygiene superstar.By Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin
Has the COVID shutdown caused a leak in Dr Mike's new patient pipeline? Does he have a clue of what is happening up front? Coach Steve makes him face the music or at least the epic phone call fail.By Mike Czubiak and Steve Sperry
COVID-19 has presented some new challenges that have been met with the Camarillo Smiles usual response: learn, assess, implement. And in a big way. Going above and beyond to provide a clean and safe environment for our team and our patients.By Dr Mike Czubiak
Does Dr Mike have a plan for taking care of all of his patients after he reopens the office? The coronavirus pandemic has caused plenty of disruption to our patients' routine and restorative care. Coach Steve talks about options to get him back on track.By Mike Czubiak and Steve Sperry
Team zoom meetings can be fun until a team member freaks out and panics the team. Coach Steve and Dr Mike talk about zoom meetings, blind walks, and elbow bumps.By Mike Czubiak and Steve Sperry
Delivering tough new is usually not a dentist's favorite job. Do you do it by email, text, in-person? Coach Steve has his opinion.By Mike Czubiak and Steve Sperry
Remaining calm and remaining in charge during the stress of challenging times is what Coach Steve wants Dr Mike to do. This strain of the coronavirus will challenge us.By Mike Czubiak and Steve Sperry
Get ready for a new revolution in dental office infection control. Dr Tom and Dr Mike discuss the battle against infectious aerosols using ozonated water.By Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin
As we fight the spread of the Coronavirus, it's easy to overlook our very important contribution to this fight. Dr Tom Larkin and Dr Mike Czubiak discuss this in the Season 2 opener of the Hygiene Superstar Podcast.By Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin
Breaking or losing dental equipment gets costly real quick. Listen to Dr Mike freak about his beloved loupes.By Mike Czubiak and Steve Sperry
Sometimes it is a team member that gets us in a bad spot. Can Coach Steve talk his way out of this one?By Mike Czubiak and Steve Sperry
Is it okay for a team member to miss work because of their kid's first day of school, dance recital, or baseball game? Coach Steve and Dr Mike take on family events.By Mike Czubiak and Steve Sperry
Your team messes up and you get a bad google review. Take a deep breath, Coach Steve and Dr Mike will help you through it.By Mike Czubiak and Steve Sperry
Dora's on her phone again and Coach Steve has a surprising message for her and Dr. Mike.By Mike Czubiak and Steve Sperry
This is something that many dentists go through often- the late employee. Always that one team member who is late to the morning huddle or for the first patient. Listen to Dr. Mike's struggles with stragglers as Coach Steve lays out the protocol for being late and how to deal with protocol infractions.…
What goes through your mind when a team member asks you, "Hey Doc, can I talk with you after work?" Is it dread? How do you handle it? Coach Steve and Dr Mike will help you be ready when you hear this question (usually, just as you are jumping into a room.)By Mike Czubiak and Steve Sperry
When should I come back to see you? Dr Tom and Dr Mike take on recare intervals. How many months is right? Just what is the magic number?By Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin
Dr Tom and Dr Mike discuss a study that shows us that our periodontal pathogens cause cardiovascular disease. But what it really says is that dental hygienists should be revered by all as the lifesavers that they truly are.By Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin
So many choices. Dr Mike and Dr Tom discuss their favorite mouthrinses. Spoiler alert: they both hate Chlorhexidine.By Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin
Dr Tom and Dr Mike look at Perio Protect for the local delivery of hydrogen peroxide. What do you have in your bag of tricks to help your patients fight periodontal disease? Should Perio Protect be there?By Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin
Focus your attention on diode dental lasers and you will be focusing on a technology that is ideal for reducing the bone ruining, heart attack causing bacteria that we want to specifically target.By Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin
Confessions of a non-flossing dentist. Interdental cleaning with floss alternatives is discussed, challenging the status quo of oral hygiene recommendations along the way.By Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin
Our hopes were high when we saw a documentary featured on Netflix called Root Cause. As hygiene superstars, we love to get to the root cause of not only dental problems but overall health issues as well. This episode we explore our disappointment and now we can use this much-watched movie to help us initiate a conversation on inflammation reduction…
Add Alzheimer's disease to the growing list of medical conditions that are looking to dentistry for a solution. Could we cure Alzheimer's by controlling the periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis?By Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin
Saving a tooth... good, saving a life...Better! Dental hygienists and preventive dentists stand right in the middle of a growing healthcare crisis holding in their hands and brains the solution.By Dr Mike Czubiak and Dr Tom Larkin
We go to Las Vegas to get the latest on the science of inflammation and dentistry’s role in saving lives.By Dr. Mike Czubiak
Dr. Mike shares New Year's resolutions with Dental Hygienist Maretta. Book recommendations, dilly dallying and her tortoise Burt not to mention chunks of food. Camarillo Smiles Dental Podcast at its best.By Dr. Mike Czubiak
Dr. Mike talks with Dr. Ehde about making smiles better naturally. This brings a smile to her face. She also talks of rototilling, flooring and saving stem cells.
Dr. Mike talks with Lauren, who is not only a dental hygienist but also a myofunctional therapist. They discuss breathing, tongues and mindfulness.
Dr. Mike talks to appointment coordinator Lainee about Maine, shoes, and poms.
Front office gal Lisa talks with Dr. Mike about their 23 years of working together along with a lesson in counting teeth.
Dr. Mike talks with Hygienist Crystal about her kids which she loves and Waterpiks that she loves, loves, loves.
Dr. Mike talks with assistant Elisa about cookies, crowns and cake.