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Welcome to the Disrupting Dentistry Podcast! 

Here is the story of two dental hygienists from opposite sides of the world who became friends because they realized their professional lives were so in sync.  One in Australia and one in America both exuding their passion for high-level patient care, both pushing back on legacy dentistry.  If you are ready to revolutionize the practice of dental hygiene through science & innovation, join us as we are disrupting dentistry.   

Feb 28, 2024

Welcome to the first episode of season 4!!!!

On this installment Tabitha talks to Tanya Deacon a dental hygienist in Newcastle Australia on her journey from thought to action. Here about how to take an idea and action it into a finished product!

Well done Tanya!

Feb 19, 2024

In true Disrupting Dentistry fashion, we are kicking off 2024 with an episode that tackles some provocative issues in dentistry head-on with repeat guest Kevin Oshani Lopez.  


In this episode, Melissa and Kevin discuss some trending circumstances that US dental professionals face.  One particular topic they tackle is...

Dec 27, 2023

In this installment we continue with our chat on periodontal treatment planning. Mel and Tab talk about the importance of a diagnosis and prognosis for patients and, as per usual, some other random converstations and and giggles along the way 


This is our last episode for 2023, and we look forward to catching up again...

Dec 12, 2023

On this installment we talk to founder Rosi of About 28 functional toothpaste. Rosi is an OHT in QLD and trying to find an effective natural toothpaste was a challange so she made one!! 

Have a listen and hear all about the process idea to reality !




Oct 18, 2023

In honor of Dental Hygiene Appreciation Month, this Host Chat episode is on Tabitha and Melissa's tackle standard of care in periodontal disease. 

During this episode, we explore periodontal disease, assessments, and diagnosis and provide real-world strategies to implement in your operatory or surgery.  Listen in as...