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Crosstex International Dental Podcast Series
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Welcome to the Crosstex series of dental podcasts. Top KOLs, through dental podcasts, will address timely infection control considerations, new products and the latest research and development at Crosstex International.

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Optimize Your Nitrous Oxide / Oxygen Delivery
CE Credits: 0.25 CEU Release Date: 10/31/2019
Dental podcast hosted by Dr. Phil Klein: This Viva Podcast will discuss nitrous oxide / oxygen delivery systems. Our guest is Leann Keefer, an expert in the field of infection control and a noted international speaker and dental hygienist. She serves on various foundation and publication boards in the US and Canada and is on the Editorial Review Board for OSAP. Leann is currently the Director of Education for Crosstex Intl.
Strategies to Identify and Manage Patient Fear and Anxiety
CE Credits: 0.25 CEU Release Date: 10/31/2019
Dental podcast hosted by Dr. Phil Klein: This Viva Podcast will discuss strategies to identify and manage patient fear and anxiety. Our guest is Leann Keefer, an expert in the field of infection control and a noted international speaker and dental hygienist. She serves on various foundation and publication boards in the US and Canada and is on the Editorial Review Board for OSAP. Leann is currently the Director of Education for Crosstex Intl.
Don’t Get Left Behind (Amalgam Separation & EPA)
CE Credits: 0.25 CEU Release Date: 10/31/2019
Dental podcast hosted by Dr. Phil Klein: This Viva Podcast will discuss amalgam sepraration in the dental practice and the EPA dental amalgam rule. Our guest is Leann Keefer, an expert in the field of infection control and a noted international speaker and dental hygienist. She serves on various foundation and publication boards in the US and Canada and is on the Editorial Review Board for OSAP. Leann is currently the Director of Education for Crosstex Intl.
Keep It Clean: Dental Unit Water Line Monitoring and Shocking
CE Credits: 0.25 CEU Release Date: 9/27/2019
Dental podcast hosted by Dr. Phil Klein: This Viva Podcast will discuss "shocking" and "monitoring" dental unit waterlines. Our guest is Leann Keefer, an expert in the field of infection control and a noted international speaker and dental hygienist. She serves on various foundation and publication boards in the US and Canada and is on the Editorial Review Board for OSAP. Leann is currently the Director of Education for Crosstex Intl.
Zap the Tap
CE Credits: 0.25 CEU Release Date: 7/8/2019
Dental podcast hosted by Dr. Phil Klein: This Viva Podcast will discuss water in steri-centers and how the quality effects ultrasonic cleaners and instrument washers. Our guest is Jim Chandler. He has nearly 40 years of experience in water treatment technologies, was the founder and president of Vista Research Group, which was recently acquired by Crosstex International. Vista Research Group products provide a complete line of water treatment, purification and steam-processing solutions used by thousands of dental practices throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Moving at the Speed of Chemical Indicators
CE Credits: 0.25 CEU Release Date: 7/8/2019
Dental podcast hosted by Dr. Phil Klein: This Viva Podcast will discuss the uses and selection of different types of chemical indicators for our autoclaves. Our guest is Leann Keefer, a noted international speaker and dental hygienist. She serves on various foundation and publication boards in the US and Canada, was a site visitor for the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation, and is on the Editorial Review Board for OSAP. Leann joined Crosstex International as General Manager of the Biological Monitoring facility in Denver and Director of Education for the corporation.
It All Starts with Water
CE Credits: 0.25 CEU Release Date: 7/8/2019
Dental podcast hosted by Dr. Phil Klein: This Viva Podcast will discuss water quality and the challenges dental practices face when dealing with dental unit waterlines. Our guest is Jim Chandler. He has nearly 40 years of experience in water treatment technologies, was the founder and president of Vista Research Group, which was recently acquired by Crosstex International. Vista Research Group products provide a complete line of water treatment, purification and steam-processing solutions used by thousands of dental practices throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Infection Control Considerations: Evacuation Line Health Risk is Real
CE Credits: 0 CEU Release Date: 9/21/2018
Dental podcast hosted by Dr. Phil Klein: According to the CDC, studies have reported that backflow in low-volume suction lines can occur and microorganisms present in the lines can be retracted into the patient's mouth. Leann Keefer, an expert on the topic, will discuss what we should be doing to keep our patients safe from this hazard. Leann is a dental hygienist who earned her Master’s Degree in Business Management from Indiana Wesleyan University. Leann joined Crosstex International and is currently the Director of Education for Crosstex.
Infection Control Considerations: Dental Masks
CE Credits: 0 CEU Release Date: 9/21/2018
Dental podcast hosted by Dr. Phil Klein: Leann Keefer is a dental hygienist who has earned her Masters degree in Business Management and is the educational director for Crosstex International. Leann will be speaking about the importance of a quality dental masks, specifically SecureFit by Crosstex.
Infection Control Considerations: Sterilization Pouches and What You Need to Know
CE Credits: 0 CEU Release Date: 9/21/2018
Dental podcast hosted by Dr. Phil Klein: CDC infection control guidelines make it clear that in order to ensure effective sterilization, items must be exposed to all three sterilization criteria: time, temperature and pressure (steam). We are talking with Leann Keefer about how to ensure compliance with these CDC guidelines specifically with the use of SureCheck sterilization pouches.
Amalgam Separators in Your Dental Practice
CE Credits: 0.25 CEU Release Date: 9/21/2018
Dental podcast hosted by Dr. Phil Klein: We’re talking with Leann Keefer about EPA compliance requirements for amalgam separators in the dental practice, and how these regulations are so essential to a cleaner and safer environment. Leann is a dental hygienist and national speaker on Infection Control, currently the Director of Education for Crosstex International.
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