Award Winner: Dr. Jim McCreight and Jamie Rotunno, RDH. The backbone of comprehensive periodontal therapy is scaling, the removal of bacterial communities, sometimes calcified, that are causing the infections in the gum tissue and the inflammatory response. When patients refuse scaling, there are not many alternatives. More brushing and flossing will not help singificantly. You can dismiss the patient, wait until the disease progresses and requires surgery or extractions or,
Award Winners: Dr. Wendy McCreight and Jamie Rotunno, RDH. McCreight Progressive Dentistry. When fearful patients who have avoided the dentist for years come to the dental office reporting pain, the dental team often has to soothe patient anxieties before treatment can even begin. Dr. Wendy McCreight and Jamie Rotunno, RDH in Steamboat Colorado are the most recent recipients of the Orkos Award in case study for their careful attention to a patient’s anxieties and oral health.