A Toledo, Ohio dentist at Frankel Dentistry overheard one of his healthcare professionals sharing that her family made fun of her gift-giving. It was not funny to the seasoned dentist. His dedicated employee was giving electric toothbrushes.
Electric toothbrushes are not only a generous gift, but they can also keep folks healthy. It is well documented that a healthy mouth promotes a healthy body. During the current COVID-19 pandemic it is more important than ever to maintain a healthy immune system. Optimizing oral health with daily dental hygiene and regularly scheduled dental visits is key. Daily oral care is essential. There is no better time than now to perfect flossing and brushing.
The doctors and healthcare providers at Frankel Dentistry have seen marked improvement in the dental health of their patients who floss daily and use an electric toothbrush. They often recommend Philips Sonicare.
reasons to give your family and friends a sonic-boom, dental plaque attacking
gift from the anonymous dental professional.
Thinking of you at least once (and up to three times) a day.
Saving money on dental bills.
Boosting well-being as dental health promotes overall health.
Keeping the shock of mask breath at bay.
Giving family and friends something to tease you about!
If you are interested in an electric toothbrush or a complimentary consultation contact Frankel Dentistry at either the Toledo or Maumee location.
Today is National Team Leader Manager Day. Drs. Frankel and Puhl have created a business model using Team Leaders for nearly a decade. Once selected, Frankel Dentistry Team Leaders elect to be leaders. What so these unique individuals have to say about their role in “Changing Lives a Smile at a Time” for Frankel Dentistry?
It is gratifying to help others grow while making Frankel Dentistry better.
Emily in Toledo
I enjoy facilitating individuals in a group setting through critical thinking and problems solving. It is key toward creating an always better experience for our patients.
Dentistry offer the best of all worlds. It is an amalgamation of science, art, business, psychology, and most importantly healthcare. As a team leader one is not just a cog in the wheels of the practice. The team leader position offers the privilege of becoming a part of the energy that creates and maintains the best dental experience for patients, doctors, staff, and healthcare providers.
Frankel Dentistry has an always better philosophy. The opportunity for personal and professional growth is unparalleled. Sharing, training, and managing while helping patients and healthcare providers is my passion. I would not work anywhere else.
I like problem solving while facilitating the personal and professional growth of my team. Helping patients and my teammates reach their goals is my passion. At Frankel Dentistry I am empowered to change lives a smile at a time.
Being useful energizes me. Frankel Dentistry has offered me the opportunity to guide patients and co-workers to reach their personal, professional, and dental health goals. I am grateful to serve others.
Frankel Dentistry’s “Always Better” value sums up why I enjoy a leadership role. We grow together both professionally and personally. Helping others is the touchstone to happiness for me. Being a Team Leader or Integrator allows me that privilege.
Interdepartmental communication and the amazing synergy of working together motivated me to become a team leader. Facilitating the growth of my team members and the practice has been gratifying. I am honored to be part of Frankel Dentistry where the doctors, healthcare providers, staff and patients look forward to being there.
Being a team leader offers the unique opportunity for personal growth while nurturing, guiding, and facilitating the growth of others. Frankel Dentistry’s “Always Better” philosophy is a perfect fit for my team and me.
The position of Hygiene team leader is an excellent platform to improve communication. It is gratifying to facilitate communication and to observe the benefit it offers our team, their patients, and the practice.
I love my career as a Dental Hygienist. As a team leader I can connect and communicate enhancing how I care for my patients, the doctors, fellow healthcare providers at staff. It is simply the best.
Building teams is what I like to do. It is enjoyable to bring together the patient experience with our doctors, healthcare providers, and staff. A team that embraces positivity is unstoppable!
I enjoy taking my career to the next level by finding creative solutions to improve the dental experience for my team and patients. The collective process helps my individual team member grow while making the practice better. It is the best of both worlds.
I love to learn and inspire others to reach their goals through sharing and training. Frankel Dentistry is an excellent platform for my personal and professional growth as well as that of my team.
Toledo Dentist Jon Frankel, DDS celebrates dental hygienists. Dr. Frankel knows dentistry. His father, uncle and two cousins served the community through dental care as dentists. His aunt and sister have practiced dental hygiene for decades. Dentistry is in his DNA.
The hygienists at both the Toledo and Maumee locations of Frankel Dentistry report that the doctor, healthcare provider, staff team works together seamlessly. It is the ideal dental practice for career dental hygienists. They are not shy to boast how proud they are to work at Frankel Dentistry.
Weekly meetings, monthly reviews, bimonthly training, and room for advancement make their careers in dental hygiene exciting. The collaboration of advanced technology and direct communication between doctors, healthcare providers, and patients take this dental practice to another level.
Patients notice the difference. They often mention that to their surprise they look forward to dental visits. One patient explained dental hygiene in an interesting analogy. “ If exploring my mouth was like the Lewis and Clark Expedition on the Oregon Trail, my hygienist would be Sacagawea. The trail scout and guide reporting findings to Dr. Lewis and Clark.”
When asked why they chose careers in dental hygiene the Frankel crew was quick to answer. It is easy to see how much they enjoy what they do. It is important and they know it.
Hygiene is the best career in two ways. You have the privilege of helping
people gain and maintain oral health while sharing the experience of them feeling
better about themselves.
love building people’s confidence through their smiles.
adore working with children. Parents who bring in their children at an early
age are giving them a beautiful inheritance. These children are in position to
enjoy a lifetime of oral health. A healthy mouth promotes a healthy body.
Hygiene challenges the mind and warms the heart. It is ever evolving in diverse
arenas: psychology, science, business, and art. Stretching oneself while
enhancing the well-being of others both emotionally and physically. You must be
grateful to enjoy a career that gives so much.
am a hygienist who started as a patient! I was a patient at Frankel Dentistry.
My dental hygienist impressed me so much that I became one! Once I graduated and
passed my boards I joined Frankel Dentistry. It is eighteen years later, and I
still love what I do. I am the Toledo location Dental Hygiene team leader, one
if the Treatment Plan Concierges and actively seeing patients. I love what I do!
I am grateful to be changing lives smile at a time. After 15 years I still love what I do and cannot imagine working anywhere else.
There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding prophylactic pre-medicating (taking a prescribed dose of antibiotics) before dental treatment.
At Frankel Dentistry a medical clearance specialist calls the patient’s primary care physician, internal medicine specialist, cardiologist, or orthopedic surgeon to verify if a single dose of antibiotic need be taken minimally one hour or the night before dental procedures.
This once common precaution currently pertains to cardiac patients with restorative surgery to heart valves, a history of infection of the sac around the heart, heart transplant patients, individuals born with unrepaired heart disease, those with hearts repaired with shunts or those with leaky valves. For more information, check: https://www.todaysrdh.com/cutting-premedication-confusion/
Patients with joint replacement such as knee, hip, or shoulder may or may not require a pre-dose of antibiotic. It varies from one orthopedic surgeon to another. It keeps the Frankel Dentistry medical clearance specialist busy assuring the health of our patients.
Dental Hygienist, Brittney Gates adds, “Recently we have found many of our long-time patients think that a pre-med is only for anxiety. We would like to remind all our patients with heart issues repaired or not and joint restoration or replacement to play it safe. Take your pre-med if your doctor recommends it.”
Since 1946 Frankel Dentistry has been changing lives a smile at a time. It is not just the patients who are smiling. The doctors, healthcare providers, and staff seem to be continually happy. The best dental experience they provide is not only for their patients but each other. What makes smiling go viral at this Ohio dental office?
Weekly meetings, monthly training, continuing education opportunities, and quarterly events help the employees at both the Toledo and Maumee locations really get to know each other. Core processes include conflict resolution and communication refinement. The entire office is currently looking at Kim Scott’s Radical Candor communication model.
Frankel Dentistry takes time to learn how to enjoy their patients and each other!
Core Processes are key at this midwestern dental practice. These processes have a life of their own. They grow and improve, changing as needed. Using the EOS model for business organization brings the freedom of knowing what is expected and how to live a stress-free work life. Being accountable is fun once you hone your talents in a position you want, get, and have the capacity to excel at.
Frankel Dentistry has clear expectations!
The doctors, healthcare providers, and staff at Frankel Dentistry are grateful to serve the community through dentistry. Clinical studies continue to expand the correlation between a healthy mouth and a healthy body. Please feel free to contact their office at firstname.lastname@example.org for their brochure on the impact of dental health on overall health. If you ask the employees at either location what their passion is, the answer will be unanimous, Changing Lives a Smile at a Time. This is no small thing.
Frankel Dentistry makes a real impact!
be rude but ask to look in the wallet or purse of a Frankel Dentistry team
member. You will find a business card just waiting to be shared. Referred new
patients receive a complimentary comprehensive exam with radiographs and oral
cancer screening. The doctors, healthcare providers, and staff at Frankel Dentistry
can’t help themselves but bring work home. It is too important. They know the
impact they can make through dental care. They appreciate what Frankel
Dentistry does for their families and patients. It is just too good to not share.
Frankel Dentistry has employees who wouldn’t work anywhere else.
Adopting Paragon Management owner, Ken Runkle’s BRAVO board is one of the many ways to be recognized at Frankel Dentistry. Comments are read daily thanking a team member for contributing over and above. Birthdays are celebrated with the delivery of a beautiful bouquet of flowers. Recently the new parents at both locations were surprised with cases of diapers delivered to their doorsteps.
Frankel Dentistry celebrates doctors, healthcare providers, and staff.
Early September has traditionally been back to school time. Back packs and bus rides were a sign Mom and Dad would have more time to take care of themselves. Often parents would schedule dental appointments before the upcoming season of holidays and deadline for yearly dental insurance benefits.
We now face a new normal. Home schooling, sports or no sports, and masks for all have changed our lives dramatically. The doctors, healthcare providers, and staff at Frankel Dentistry are concerned dental health needs may be omitted from the newly minted family calendar.
They suggest brushing and flossing be placed on the daily checklist or agenda. Children and adults should be scheduled once every six months for dental checkups. Seniors aged 60 and older are best seen every three months. Those with health complications such as diabetes or periodontal disease need well care visits every three months as well.
reminders to trade out old toothbrushes every three months are also helpful
according to Dr. Jon Frankel, owner of Frankel Dentistry.
adds. “A healthy mouth promotes a healthy body. Keeping up with dental care is
an important preventative practice. We see it every day.”
The third Monday in July is Global Hug your Kid Day. Toledo, Ohio dental practice Frankel Dentistry is all about kids. The doctors, healthcare providers, and staff may not be hugging their young patients, but they do applaud parents who bring in their children for regular dental exams and cleanings.
“Children supported by their parents in visiting the dentist inherit a lifetime of dental health”, states dental hygienist, Brittney Gates. “We are seeing more and more children who simply love the dentist”, shares owner/dentist Dr. Jon Frankel. When asked why, the same answers echoed throughout the office.
Modern Technology for all areas of dental treatment
Televisions in each operatory
The best treasure chest in the Midwest
Parents who care
The protocol has changed for children. Infants are brought in as soon as the first tooth pops in. Frankel Dentistry even gifts the baby patients with a bib!
If you have questions about this new protocol contact the Frankel Dentistry they will send you a brochure on Infant Care. Call 419-474-9611, email at email@example.com or contact them on Facebook.
Frankel Dentistry has served generations of patients since 1946. They love what they do. It is obvious they are changing lives a smile at at time. Just ask one of the many patients who have celebrated over 60 years as patients!
Toledo, Ohio dentist, Dr. Jon Frankel, wants to remind folks to floss. More time at home leaves no excuses for slacking in oral hygiene. “Make it a daily practice”, states Frankel, who admits to flossing daily in the shower.
Thorough tooth brushing and flossing disrupts the biofilm that leads to decay and gum disease. A healthy mouth promotes a healthy body. Important information in a time when a comprised immune system might lower resistance to viral infections.
The doctors, healthcare providers and staff at Frankel Dentistry are passionate about patient education. While demonstrating how to floss, it seems they learned a lot of nontraditional uses. Dental floss, it appears, is the dental world’s version “duct tape.”
The many uses, and reason to always have an extra roll or two available heard at this popular Ohio dental practice include:
a button on a coat or jacket.
plumbers’ putty in a pinch.
Removing a ring stuck on a finger.
up Halloween decorations like spiders.
between the tines of a fork.
Replacing a hair tie.
Frankel Dentistry has been changing lives a smile at a time since 1946. They love what we they do and it shows. The patients, doctors, healthcare providers, and staff are always smiling (even under their masks). There is always laughter throughout the office.
Caring for others has been a key element in a Toledo, Ohio dental office. Asked about their values, to a person, the doctors, healthcare providers and staff at Frankel Dentistry will tell you, they are: Serve All, Always Better and Gratitude.
COVID-19 did not close this dental practice. They remained open to serve those in dental pain, many having been referred by urgent care centers and Emergency Rooms. Following the CDC guidelines and adapting to a new normal was immediate. Systems were designed and implemented. This is a dental practice that thinks like a family.
Wondering what insights these thoughtful folks might have, we inquired, “What is a helpful hint for families during the pandemic”? We were not surprised to find the answers were quick and useful.
Base everything you do on one premise, do no harm. Think of others.
Wash your hands.
Get fresh air daily.
Make a daily schedule for your kids.
Do not wear shoes you have worn outside in your home.
Use your extra at-home time to organize and clean.
Wipe down surfaces you touch frequently.
Text at least two friends or family members every day.
Space age technology is part of dentistry today. When Dr. Sheldon Frankel opened Frankel Dentistry in 1946, he was making gold crowns with the lost wax technique. He melted down the gold and poured it into a plaster cast embedded with a wax model of the crown. Pouring the molten gold into the plaster cast melt the wax. The gold-filled void held the new crown. While the crown was created, the patient cautiously wore a temporary crown for 2 or more weeks.
Now CAD/CAM (computer aided design and manufacturing) is used daily. Images of the prepared tooth are uploaded into the computer with a camera wand. The doctor designs the crown in the computer. It is routed to a milling system in the office. Milled then polished and shined, the new crown is seated in the patient’s mouth. All done on the same day.
I’m a new patient at Frankel Dentistry. My first appointment was in January of 2020. I’ve been so happy with the care that I’ve received from them. The staff and doctors have been so friendly to me. I was so pleased to see that the practice uses the state-of-the-art dental equipment for their procedures. My last visit was for a crown. It was amazing to see Dr. Smith measure and make my crown right in the office lab, all in one appointment. I had a perfect fit crown installed with no grinding to fit it. It just dropped into place with a perfect fit. I’m very happy with my new crown. Thank you, Dr. Smith and staff. WH
Frankel Dentistry has been serving the Toledo, Ohio community through dentistry with an always better philosophy since 1946. They are grateful to be changing lives a smile at a time.