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What dental assistants need to know about a new toothpaste product (video)

Dec. 10, 2018
There's a new toothpaste from Colgate that dental assistants need to know about. It promotes whole mouth health, and here's how DAs can explain that to their patients.
Kevin Henry, Cofounder, IgniteDA.net

While attending the recent Greater New York Dental Meeting, I sat down with Barbara Shearer, PhD, director of scientific affairs for Colgate, to discuss the new Colgate Total Whole Mouth Health toothpaste.

As Dental Assisting Digest editorial director, I wanted to do this interview to ask Dr. Shearer not only about the new product, but also what implications it has for dental assistants. In our interview, we discussed the concept of whole mouth health and what impact that has on patients while in the practice. Of course, we know the relationship role that assistants have with their patients, so I asked Dr. Shearer what assistants need to know about this new concept and new product.

Watch the short video here to learn more about the product and what you need to know in order to discuss the new toothpaste and concept of whole mouth health with your patients.

Read the Colgate press release here for more information.

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About the Author

Kevin Henry | Cofounder, IgniteDA.net

With more than 20 years in the dental publishing industry, Kevin Henry is the former editor of Dental Assisting Digest. He now serves as the co-founder for IgniteDA, a community designed to empower, enlighten, and educate dental assistants. He has spoken to dental assistants throughout the world, in person and through the Dental Assistant Nation podcast series, reminding them of the important role they play every day in their practice.