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Golden Proportions Marketing Hosting a Free Webinar for Dentists: “Economy-Proof Marketing”

Dentistry Today

Golden Proportions Marketing is hosting a free webinar for dentists on July 25 at 7 PM (EST), titled “ Economy Proof Marketing: Become a Marketing Master in a Down Economy.” This live event, presented by Xaña Winans, CEO of Golden Proportions Marketing, is intended for dentists who are searching for ways to maximize their marketing budget during a tough economy.

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VideaHealth and vVARDIS Team Up, Elevating Preventative Dental Care for Millions

Dental News and Technology

Power of improved diagnostic capabilities and early caries treatment will deliver measurably better insights and patient care. BOSTON , June 13, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- vVARDIS , the revolutionary oral health company leading a transformation in oral care and dentistry and VideaHealth , the leading dental artificial intelligence company, today announced their unique and pioneering partnership in dentistry.

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3 Things Dentists Should Stop Saying

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. Savanah Craig The language we choose to use is incredibly important. Unfortunately, if your dental school was anything like mine, you spend years learning all the technical parts of treatment planning and diagnosis but were never taught how to properly share that information with your patients. Unless we are fortunate enough to have a mentor or a coach who can help us learn to communicate with patients, we never know that some of the common words and phrases we are telling our patients a

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The Rise of Distance Delivery in Dental Education

Oral Health Group

Intuitively, we know that priority needs to be placed on recruitment, education, and practical training to meet the growing demand for jobs in the dental The post The Rise of Distance Delivery in Dental Education appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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The Rise of Teledentistry as a Sustainable Solution

Dental Peers

Really getting the business side of your practice operating effectively does take time. You need time to plan, strategize, and execute the decisions that will drive your business forward. Unfortunately, most dentists I speak with constantly tell me time is the one commodity they never can find enough of. I get that! As a practice owner, it is not easy to balance your time as the primary revenue producer and the forward-thinking CEO.

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How to Outwit a Bad Real Estate Market

Dentistry Today

Building Wealth with Less Risk in a Threatening Economy Since the 2008 crisis, the economy has been on a drug fueled rager. Congress and the Fed were supposed to be the adults in the room. Instead, they supplied the kegs and the cocaine, in the form of artificially low rates, economic stimulus, cheap debt, and a subsidized economy. The question we should all be asking… What happens when the party’s over?

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What is Fremitus and Why Should You Check For It?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. Leonard A. Hess, DDS Clinical Director, The Dawson Academy This article originally appeared on TheDawsonAcademy.com , Dr. Hess allowed igniteDDS to share with our readers. What is Fremitus? Fremitus is the vibration or movement of a tooth when teeth come into contact together. If you were to take your fingernail and put it on the front surface of a tooth and have the patient close together, and the tooth moved, that’s fremitus.

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Social in a State of Flux? Understand Changes in the Numbers/Metrics

Oral Health Group

Do not panic. Reach, traffic, engagement, converation rates, and other indicators of social presence health can evolve due to many factors. See the silver linings. The post Social in a State of Flux? Understand Changes in the Numbers/Metrics appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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Top 5 Digital Marketing Companies for Dentists in the US

Med Rank Interactive

Like any other business, dental practices should have a solid online marketing strategy to attract and retain new patients. Most important is finding how to target the right audience for your brand. It’s possible for you to create these strategies yourself; however, experienced dental marketing companies can take that responsibility for you and get higher quality and faster results.

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Delta Dental’s $106 Million Investment: Transforming Oral Health Nationwide

Dentistry Today

The Delta Dental Institute recently released its 2023 Community Impact Report, “Our mission: your health.” Last year, Delta Dental invested over $106 million to support programs in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, impacting over 16 million lives. These investments supported programs focused on expanding access to care, advancing health equity, building resilient communities, and innovating for a healthier tomorrow.

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Three-Dimensional Printing in Combined Orthodontic & Restorative Treatment

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. Julia Latham, DDS This article originally appeared on DentistyToday.com. Dr. Latham gave igniteDDS permission to share with our readers. The past 3 years of experience in our practice have made it clear that 3D printing provides numerous benefits for patients and practices alike. The digital impression-taking process is far more comfortable for the patient than the conventional process of using an alginate and pouring it up in stone.

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Delta Dental’s $106 Million Investment: Transforming Oral Health Nationwide

Dental News and Technology

The Delta Dental Institute recently released its 2023 Community Impact Report, “Our mission: your health.” Last year, Delta Dental invested over $106 million to support programs in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, impacting over 16 million lives. These investments supported programs focused on expanding access to care, advancing health equity, building resilient communities, and innovating for a healthier tomorrow.

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Social Media Engagement: Metrics That Matter

Oral Health Group

The “How’s,” “What’s,” and “Why’s” of Successful Dialogue Successful social media efforts are a sum of many parts and are themselves a vital part of The post Social Media Engagement: Metrics That Matter appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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Sweet Solutions: How Fruit Roll-Ups Can Improve Panoramic Radiography Quality

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Panoramic radiography (PR) is a widely used diagnostic tool in dentistry, offering a fast and cost-effective method to examine dentofacial structures. However, various positioning errors can compromise image quality, potentially leading to misdiagnoses and the need for repeated radiographs, which increases radiation exposure for patients and technicians.

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Aseptico Introduces GO Ultra Portable Dental System With Integrated Ultrasonic Scaler

Dentistry Today

Aseptico Inc. introduced a new model of its GO Ultra Portable Dental System, the AEU-350S, which features a fully integrated piezoelectric ultrasonic scaler, making the system even more capable of dental hygiene procedures. NEW: GO Ultra Portable Dental System with built-in Ultrasonic Scaler Aseptico designed the GO Ultra Portable Dental System to help dental professionals provide restorative dentistry and dental hygiene in non-traditional settings such as in-home care, institutional settings, o

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Conquering the Financial Labyrinth of Dental Practice Ownership: Insights from Irene Iancu RRDH

Dentistry Gone Digital

Host: Dr. Tanya Sue Maestas Guest: Irene Iancu RRDH Edited By: Candy Velez CRDH Embarking on the journey of dental practice ownership transcends the mastery of dental care. Diving deep into savvy business and financial management, Irene Iancu, a trailblazing dental hygienist-turned-practice owner, unveils her raw and enlightening expedition through the economic intricacies of establishing a dental office.

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Buffalo Dental Manufacturing Launches AlignerWorks – A Three-Tool Bench System for the Precision Fabrication of Custom Oral Alliances

Dental News and Technology

Syosset, NY – June 13 , 2024 – Buffalo Dental Manufacturing (BDM), a leading dental company with the industry’s widest range of handpieces, lab products, lab equipment and vacuum forming materials and accessories, recently launched AlignerWorks, an integrated three-tool bench system specifically designed to enable the precise fabrication of a wide range of custom-made oral appliances for dental labs as well as dental practices that produce oral appliances in-house.

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Time Management for the Busy Dental CEO

Oral Health Group

Really getting the business side of your practice operating effectively does take time. You need time to plan, strategize, and execute the decisions that will The post Time Management for the Busy Dental CEO appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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Flawed Fluoride Study Sparks Misinformation: Experts Defend Community Water Fluoridation

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The recently published MADRES study in JAMA Network Open examined the potential association between maternal urinary fluoride levels and behavioral outcomes in their 3-year-old children, focusing on a small cohort of predominantly Latino pregnant individuals in Los Angeles. Despite the study’s findings suggesting a link between prenatal fluoride exposure and child behavioral issues, significant methodological limitations and a limited sample size have led to concerns about the misrepresentatio

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FOCUS ON: Embracing AI in Dentistry

Dentistry Today

Alex Sanders, DDS, PhD, founder of Diagnocat AI, explores the profound impact of AI on dentistry and advocates for its adoption to enhance patient care. Q: Will AI replace dentists? A: During a practical course about our AI software at a leading dental clinic, a radiology technician expressed concerns about losing her job to AI. And she’s not alone in that feeling.

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The Importance of Year-End Tax Planning for Dentists: Maximizing Financial Health

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Todd Doobrow, CFP “Why does my accountant tell me in March what I should have done last November?!?” It is a common complaint we hear from dentists when it comes to their tax planning, and it needs to change now. Tax planning is a critical aspect of financial management for dentists. As the year moves to the midpoint, it becomes imperative for dental professionals to assess their financial situation and take proactive steps to minimize tax liabilities while maximizing savings and investments

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Aspetico New GO Ultra Portable Dental System

Dental News and Technology

Aseptico Inc. introduced a new model of its GO Ultra Portable Dental System, the AEU-350S, which features a fully integrated piezoelectric ultrasonic scaler, making the system even more capable of dental hygiene procedures. NEW: GO Ultra Portable Dental System with built-in Ultrasonic Scaler Aseptico designed the GO Ultra Portable Dental System to help dental professionals provide restorative dentistry and dental hygiene in non-traditional settings such as in-home care, institutional settings, o

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Google LSAs (Local Service Ads) For Dentists Guide

Rosemont Review

In today’s digital landscape, having a robust online presence is essential for any business, including dental practices. One powerful tool that can help attract more patients to your practice is Google Local Service Ads (LSAs). The expert team of dental marketing specialists at Rosemont Media put together this helpful guide to walk you through what LSAs are, their benefits, and how you can leverage them to enhance your practice’s visibility and augment your dental search engine optimizatio

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Survey Suggests Patients Would Like to Discuss Diet at the Dental Office

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A new study delves into patients’ perspectives on integrating nutritional counseling within dental settings. Surveying more than 300 participants across various dental practices, the research unveils a resounding acceptance of nutritionists in dental clinics, marking a transformative shift toward comprehensive healthcare. A seminal study sought to probe patients’ attitudes toward integrating nutritional counseling within dental settings.

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Intiveo Launches Two-Way Referral Management Solution

Dentistry Today

Recently, Intiveo, the patient engagement software designed to empower dental practices to enhance the patient experience, announced its two-way referral management solution to make it even easier for dental practices to manage referrals. With this new product, dental offices can now send and receive patient referrals directly through their Intiveo software.

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Navigating the Challenges of Team Building in Dental Practice Management with Irene Iancu RRDH

Dentistry Gone Digital

Host: Dr. Tanya Sue Maestas Guest: Irene Iancu RRDH Edited By: Candy Velez CRDH Building and managing a dental practice team encompasses many challenges, learning opportunities, and moments of unexpected growth. Irene Iancu, a seasoned dental professional and restorative hygienist, shares her journey and the lessons learned in creating a dynamic team within her practice.

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Interdisciplinary management of orofacial lesions in early childhood: paediatric alert system at University of Verona

Dental News and Technology

Citation Zerman N, Zangani A, Maffeis C, Pietrobelli A, Piacentini G, Zotti F, De Manzoni R, Silva R, Cordiano A, Spinas E, Nocini PF. Eur. J. Paediatr. Dent. 2024; 25: e1. Copyright (Copyright © 2024, Ariesdue) DOI 10.23804/ejpd.2024.2141 PMID 38778771 Abstract Orofacial trauma (OFT) occurs frequently in children and requires thorough evaluation not only by paediatric dentists but also by all specialists involved in emergency services, particularly in cases involving children under 3 years of a

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Primeprint™ Solution – 3D Printing Simplified

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog Read Time: 2 Minute, 8 Second Forget Everything You Thought About 3D Printing Primeprint Solution is a highly automated, end-to-end, medical grade 3D printing system for dentists and dental technicians who want to expand their treatment or service offerings. This smart hardware and software solution is designed for dental applications and can run the entire printing process, including post-processing.

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Marquette Dental Graduates Pioneer Diploma Privilege in Wisconsin, Expediting Licensing Process

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Marquette University School of Dentistry marked a historic milestone as it celebrated the first recipients of diploma privilege in the field of dentistry within the State of Wisconsin. Diploma privilege is a policy allowing graduates from certain educational institutions to obtain professional licensure without taking a standardized licensure examination, based on the comprehensive evaluations and competencies demonstrated during their academic program.

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Enhance Your Dental Practice’s Financial Performance with Vyne Trellis

Dentistry Today

Vyne Dental, a leader in innovative dental practice revenue cycle acceleration solutions, announced an expansion of its services with the Vyne Trellis platform, offering innovative tools and strategies to enhance revenue management and streamline financial operations. Building on its reputation for revolutionizing dental insurance claims processing, Vyne Dental now extends its expertise in comprehensive dental billing, enhancing practice profitability, and patient satisfaction.

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Improving the Quality of Life for Patients with Sleep Apnea 

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Steve Carstensen DDS Topic originally appeared on Pankey.org: Dr. Carstensen allowed permission for igniteDDS to share with our readers Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder in which breathing stops and restarts many times while sleeping. This will result in not enough oxygen taken by the body, so these patients sleep with their mouths open and have snoring problems.

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Instagram and Clear Aligner Therapy: A Content Analysis of Patient Perspectives.

Dental News and Technology

Published: May 20, 2024 DOI: [link] ABSTRACT Background The popularity of clear aligner treatment (CAT) has been on the rise. Improving treatment satisfaction with CAT requires an in-depth understanding of the patient's perspectives. Nowadays, patients use social media to share authentic treatment experiences. This study aimed to explore the content of CAT-related Instagram posts before, during, and after CAT.

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Improve Your Smile With Dental Implant Surgery at Mountain Aire

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

A smile is often the first thing people notice about you. It reflects your personality and boosts your confidence. But what if you’re not happy with your smile due to missing teeth or other dental issues? That’s where dental implant surgery comes in. At Mountain Aire Dentistry, we specialize in transforming smiles through innovative dental implants.

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Dimensions Discovery EXPO – Early Bird Pricing

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Join us for 2 days of unparalleled education, inspiration, and FUN at the NEW premier CE event for dental hygienists!

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MOON x Hello Kitty: Adorable Electric Toothbrush and Toothpaste for Bright Smiles

Dentistry Today

You can never have too many smiles! To celebrate the 50th anniversary of global icon Hello Kitty, MOON Oral Beauty has partnered with Sanrio for a sweet surprise. Introducing the limited-edition MOON x Hello Kitty Electric Toothbrush ($79.99) and Strawberry Mint Toothpaste ($12.99)—a timelessly cute oral beauty collection that brings a modern twist to the beloved character.

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How to Fix an Underbite or Overbite with Braces

The Super Dentists

Dealing with an overbite or underbite, two types of common and frustrating malocclusions, is more than a matter of being frustrated you’re your appearance. Overbites and underbites are diagnosable conditions. Read More The post How to Fix an Underbite or Overbite with Braces appeared first on The Super Dentists.

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Society of American Indian Dentists Dental Admission Test Prep Program

Dental News and Technology

Society of American Indian Dentists Dental Admission Test Prep Program Link View Program Website Sponsors DentaQuest, Society of American Indian Dentists (SAID) Deadlines Applications accepted on an ongoing basis Contact Dr. Frances Kim frkim.said@gmail.com Purpose The Society of American Indian Dentists (SAID) offers scholarships for American Indian/Alaska native (AI/AN) undergraduate students to attend a prep program of choice to help with studying for the Dental Admission Test (DAT).

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