Perfect You…

Life Lessons on the Importance of Imperfection by Janet Hagerman Something was wrong with my floral design, when I returned the following day, but I couldn’t quite figure it out. My autumn arrangement for the exhibit consisted of soft fall grasses angled and flowing diagonally, appearing to be blowing in the wind. I had even bent over some of the … Read More

What’s The Point?

Perspectives on Communication by Keynote Speaker Janet Hagerman Nature walks always reveal to me new treasures, no matter how small or seemingly insignificant. Today, on a walk along the beach in Indialantic, Florida, I discovered some sort of sea bean that was sturdy enough to point one end into the sand and scribble sand doodles. This made me start to … Read More

Communicating Periodontal Compliance

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Aristotle While patient education and communicating oral treatment recommendations has always been important for dental professionals, current research, trends and evidence based science now make periodontal compliance of patients more important than ever before. The oral systemic connection is a game changer, with consequences … Read More