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10 reasons why dentists do -- and don't -- prescribe opioids

Dr. Bicuspid

From witnessing a family member struggle with substance abuse to performing a procedure on a Friday, dentists have a variety of personal and professional reasons for their opioid prescription habits.

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AI Upgrades to Owandy’s QuickVision 3D Software Now Guide The Placement of More Than 100 Dental Implant Brands

Dental News and Technology

Roslyn, NY – August 9 , 20 2 2 – Owandy Radiology Inc.,

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The Link Between Periodontal Disease and Heart Failure

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Tom Viola, RPh. A new study has given dental professionals yet another reason to talk to their patients about the importance of maintaining their oral health in order to maintain and even improve their overall health.

Is Your Dental Content Marketing Failing? This Could be the Reason

Oral Health Group

One of the first things that a content marketer will want to know is your target audience. If your answer is “everyone,” you will likely have a problem. Why marketing to everyone means marketing to no one Amazon did not … The post Is Your Dental Content Marketing Failing?

Chain of Dental Clinics to Pay Patients $2 Million

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

ImmediaDent of Indiana, a group of dental clinics located throughout Indiana, will pay $2 million to patients who paid for services they never received in an agreement brokered by the state’s Attorney General Todd Rokita.

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Toothbrushing frequency linked to COVID-19 symptoms

Dr. Bicuspid

In a study of more than 20,000 people in Japan, those who changed the time and frequency of their toothbrushing routine were more likely to have the three main symptoms of COVID-19, according to a study published recently in the International Dental Journal.

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Evaluation of maxillary sinusitis from panoramic radiographs and cone-beam computed tomographic images using a convolutional neural network

Dental News and Technology

Imaging Sci Dent. 2022 Jun;52(2):187-195. doi: 10.5624/isd.20210263. Epub 2022 Mar 15.

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Are These Five Numbers Making Dentists Nervous?

Coaches Corner

According to industry publication “Becker’s Dental Review,” these five numbers are making dentists nervous. My comments are in blue. Eleven. 11 percent of dentists plan to retire in the next two years.

Dental Students and Older Adults Connect in Innovative Program

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Through an innovative program at the University of Colorado (CU) Anschutz Medical Campus, students from the Schools of Dental Medicine, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nursing, and Medicine are paired with older adults in the community to combat the social isolation that has been prevalent during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How to prepare for monkeypox in the dental office

Dr. Bicuspid

Over recent months, monkeypox has reemerged in more than 88 countries. Researchers are encouraging dentists to implement droplet infection control measures, patient isolation, and referral during local outbreaks.

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A randomized multi-center study on the effectiveness of non-surgical periodontal therapy in general practice

Dental News and Technology

J Clin Periodontol. 2022 Jul 14. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.13703. Online ahead of print. Abstract Aim: To evaluate the effectiveness of two non-surgical treatment protocols for periodontitis patients in general dental practice.

Professional Identity Formation

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Savannah Craig. Professional Identity Formation is a term I was unfamiliar with until it was brought up last week during my PGY-1 Orientation for my General Practice Residency program. Many of us have a variety of identities (daughter, sister, aunt, son, brother, uncle, etc.),

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MORNING NEWS Dr. Kami Hoss with Do’s and Don’ts of Oral.

The Super Dentists

Dentist and author Dr. Kami Hoss joined us live with the do’s and don’ts of oral hygiene. Watch now! . The post MORNING NEWS Dr. Kami Hoss with Do’s and Don’ts of Oral. appeared first on The Super Dentists. In The News

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Pennsylvania Coalition for Oral Health Releases Troubling Workforce Report

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A workforce report released by the Pennsylvania Coalition for Oral Health (PCOH) found that since 2015 the Pennsylvania dental workforce has decreased by 10%.

Patient with cancer receives first 3D-printed titanium jaw

Dr. Bicuspid

A patient with head and neck cancer received the first 3D-printed titanium lower jaw in a successful operation, according to an August 4 press release from the Netherlands Cancer Institute. The jaw was reconstructed based on the patient's imaging.

Periodontal outcomes of children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

Chronic ulcerative stomatitis: Clinical and immunological features

The Dental Elf

In this blog Iris Vaid looks at a review of chronic ulcerative stomatitis (CUS) a rare mucous membrane condition that presents clinically as non-specific ulcerated or erosive lesions. The review included 81 cases reported in 25 papers.

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FORBES: Dr. Kami Hoss: Gingivitis: Causes And Treatment in 2.

The Super Dentists

Gingivitis: Causes And Treatment READ ON FORBES: [link] Donna Christiano Campisano Plaque often leads to gingivitis, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine, especially where the gum and tooth meet. Your mouth. Read More. The post FORBES: Dr. Kami Hoss: Gingivitis: Causes And Treatment in 2.

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Less Than Half of Private Dental Practices Offer Health Insurance Benefits

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Many dental practices are struggling to fill vacant positions, particularly dental hygienists. Research from the American Dental Association (ADA) and American Dental Hygienists’ Association shows that during the pandemic, 8% of dental hygienists voluntarily left the workplace.

Is having multiple ad agencies making you less efficient?

Dr. Bicuspid

When it comes to dental marketing, employing several agencies could impede the marketing efforts of your group practice or dental service organization. Expert Rob Medina outlines six benefits of using one agency for your marketing needs. Read more on DrBicuspid.com

Digital versus conventional complete dentures: A randomized, controlled, double-blinded crossover trial

Dental News and Technology

Published: July 15, 2022 DOI: [link] Abstract Statement of problem The Baltic Denture System provides a digital way to fabricate complete dentures in 2 visits. Conventional dentures using injection or compression molding require additional visits and complex laboratory procedures.

Deep caries management for immature permanent teeth

The Dental Elf

This review of techniques and materials used for the management of deep caries in immature permanent teeth included 12 RCT papers. The findings suggest high success rates for pulpotomy, but only a small number of papers were available for other techniques.

5 tips for applying to dental school as a foreign-trained dentist

ASDA Blog

“Congratulations on your acceptance to our dental program.”. No, I was not dreaming! In that one moment, all those tears and sleepless nights, hours of prepping plastic teeth, days of interview preparation and hundreds of dollars spent on applications and travel felt worth it.

The Reemergence of Polio

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Vaccine hesitancy and reduced access to regular healthcare during the global pandemic have hindered compliance with recommended immunizations. This is causing the reemergence of diseases long thought eradicated such as polio.

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What you need to know about the use of sevoflurane in kids

Dr. Bicuspid

Clinicians can use 8% sevoflurane to safely induce anesthesia in children despite anecdotal reports that the sweet-smelling anesthetic can cause seizurelike, jerking movements, according to a recent review published in Pediatric Anesthesia.

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FAQs About Seller’s Discretionary Earnings (SDE)

The Big Brush

As you begin preparing for your retirement from the dentistry , you have a lot to consider, including what to do with your practice. Dental Practice Business Tips DSO Guest Blog

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The Causes of Dry Mouth: What’s Causing Your Problems?

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Do you often feel like your mouth is dry? Are you having trouble speaking, swallowing, or tasting food? If so, you may be suffering from dry mouth. This condition can be caused by a number of factors, including medications, health conditions, and even lifestyle choices.

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mHealth promotion for parents to improve children’s oral health

The Dental Elf

This review of the effectiveness of the mHealth-delivered oral health education to parents parents regarding the improvement of parents’ knowledge, behaviours and children’s oral health status included 12 studies.

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The Right Interval for the Reevaluation Appointment

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

SUBSCRIBE TO THE PERIO UPDATE NEWSLETTER HERE. As dental hygienists are well aware, successful treatment of periodontal diseases is influenced by many factors. Ensuring the appropriate recare interval is one of the keys to the long-term management of this group of oral diseases.

Do's and don'ts for building relationships

Dr. Bicuspid

In the new dental economy, it's nearly as important to document personal information about patients as it is to record clinical details. Doing so can help you build lasting relationships, explains Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Do's and don'ts for customer service.

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5 Recruiting Tips for Your Dental Practice

The Big Brush

Actively recruiting for open positions at your dental practice is a great way to bring in qualified applicants who are also a good fit for your practice’s goals. To find those people, you need to recruit the right way, in the right places. Dental Practice Business Tips HR Guide

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Where to Get Affordable Dentures in Charlotte, NC

Modern Family Dental

If you’re reading this, chances are that you need dentures to replace missing or damaged teeth. However, since all dentures are not created equal, you might wonder where you can get the best and most affordable dentures in your area.

How To Manage Young Adults and Orthodontic Relapse

Harmony Dental Care

Braces can be an excellent way to help patients of all ages achieve straighter teeth and proper bite alignment. However, one of the keys to maintaining the results of orthodontic treatment is wearing your retainer as directed.

New York Finds Polio Virus in its Wastewater

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

During the last week of July, the first case of polio in more than 9 years was diagnosed in Rockland County, New York. The individual was not vaccinated against the transmissible virus.

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Is there a better way to treat severe periodontitis?

Dr. Bicuspid

Combining conventional scaling with an anti-infective drug treatment may improve outcomes for patients with severe periodontitis, according to a commentary published on August 1 in Periodontology 2000.

Power of the Practice Growth Acceleration Call | What You Get

Firegang

What You Get From Firegang’s The Practice Growth Acceleration Call. If you’ve been following our five part blog series, you’ve been with us to break down the different elements that come together for ultimate growth in your practice.

Who’s serving whom? Fulfillment through public health dentistry

ASDA Blog

WelcomeHealth Northwest Arkansas Free Health Center was my first dental observation at a nonprofit healthcare facility. Here I experienced patient-centered care in its true form.

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