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Rescheduling patients could prevent medical emergencies

Dr. Bicuspid

Dentists should never hesitate to reschedule patients who may not be well enough for treatment, according to a May 14 session at the California Dental Association's 2021 CDA Presents virtual meeting. In fact, rescheduling could help prevent medical emergencies.

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Attracting New Patients to Your Dental Practice

Oral Health Group

Whether you just launched a new dental practice or are looking to grow your existing practice, you will need to spend time on attracting new patients to survive.

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How Artificial Intelligence is Propelling Forward-Thinking Dentists Out of the Pandemic Slump

Oral Health Group

More than a year into the global spread of COVID-19, the pandemic continues to affect businesses across the globe.

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How to avoid some of the biggest dental real estate mistakes

Dentistry Gone Digital

It’s all about location, location, location for your dental practice, right? Well, yes. But there’s a lot more that goes into having a successful lease or purchase than just where the property is located. With that in mind, Ken Jorgenson of CARR.us

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COVID-19 and Periodontitis: A Reality to Live with

Dental News and Technology

J Contemp Dent Pract. 2020 Dec 1;21(12):1398-1403. Abstract Background: Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) is a r ecent pandemic that is advancing at a r apid r ate. The future course of the disease includes severe r espiratory infection and also leads to death if unattended.

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Bookkeeping For Dentists

If you're one of the many dentists I've talked to over the years who have no idea what your financial reports are telling you, don't feel bad about it. You're not meant to be an accountant. You are a dentist and being a dentist is how you make serious money.

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Do's and don'ts for building trust

Dr. Bicuspid

Successful practices are built on trust. However, for most people, building trust doesn't come naturally. Practice leaders and staff must continually follow a set of rules or principles to gain the trust needed for success, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin.

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Evaluating the effect of Clinpro Tooth Crème on remineralization of pre-carious White Spot Lesions in anterior primary teeth: Randomized controlled clinical trial

Dental News and Technology

Pediatric Dental Journal Available online 24 April 2021 Abstract Background New direction in dentistry has been developed to increase the minimal-invasive approach, especially in younger children.

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How to Avoid Fluoride

Ask The Dentist

Oral health is about so much more than cavities. It is linked to our overall health, and there are ties between a lack of oral health and chronic health struggles later in life. Fluoride is a controversial topic, and in today’s episode, Dr. B talks about this prevalent neurotoxin.

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Practical Tips For Paying Off Your Dental School Debt

Oral Health Group

When you do a search online for the highest paid jobs in the healthcare industry, you’ll see that dentists almost always make it to the top five, even the top three. Even lower-tier dental jobs pay nicely.

Shark teeth make researchers question tooth evolution

Dr. Bicuspid

Researchers studying the history of shark teeth found that the dentition of prehistoric shark ancestors differs greatly from that of modern-day sharks -- upsetting the hypothesis that teeth have a universal development method.

Zirconia: What your dental lab isn’t telling you

Dentistry Gone Digital

You know what I love about my dental lab? They speak the truth, the whole truth, and everything around the truth. Thank you, Bonadent ! I was reminded of that just last week as I spoke at Ivoclar Vivadent ’s Innovation Tour stop in Houston, Texas, on “Biomaterials: The state of the union.”.

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Human dental pulp stem cell responses to different dental pulp capping materials

Dental News and Technology

BMC Oral Health volume 21 , Article number: 209 ( 2021 ) Abstract Background Direct pulp capping is a vital pulp therapy for a pin-point dental pulp exposure. Applying a pulp capping material leads to the formation of a dentin bridge and protects pulp vitality.

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Holistic Dental Maintenance

Queen of Dental Hygiene

This week I had an awesome opportunity! I shared my biologically holistic dental care world with Bridgit Danner , a functional diagnostic health practitioner on her weekly live expert show.

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Study Suggests Saliva Is Not the Culprit in Transmitting SARS-CoV-2 Via Dental Aerosols

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Researchers from The Ohio State University (OSU) School of Dentistry took a close look at the origin of bacteria and viruses in dental aerosols in their article, “Sources of SARS-CoV-2 and Other Microorganisms in Dental Aerosols.”

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Feeling burned out? Here's what to do about it

Dr. Bicuspid

Researchers had noticed an increasing trend of dental professionals and dental students reporting burnout. So when the COVID-19 pandemic hit last year, it only exacerbated the phenomenon of burnout among dental professionals and other types of healthcare workers.

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Think Direct Mail Is Old Fashioned? Think Again.

Patient News

Doesn’t it bug you that consumers PERCEIVE that all dentists offer the same thing? It’s totally just a perception, we all know it, and it’s one of the most bothersome things dentists and dental teams deal with.

Dental biofilm of symptomatic COVID-19 patients harbors SARS-CoV-2

Dental News and Technology

J Clin Periodontol. 2021 Apr 25. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.13471. Online ahead of print. Abstract Aims: SARS-CoV-2 RNA has been recovered from different sites in the human body, including the mouth.

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Oral Health in a Covid World

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Webinar Registration – Zoom. Hello My Friends, Please join me today as I speak with Bridgit Danner, Functional Health Coach and Detox Expert. We will talk about all things oral health. Tools, tips and techniques that will help you stay healthy in this crazy Covid world.

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Among Older Adults, a Longer Interval Between Pfizer Doses May Increase Antibody Response

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

New research from the United Kingdom finds that when older adults waited 12 weeks before receiving their second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, the resultant level of antibodies produced was 3.5 times higher than among those who received their second shot at the recommended 21-day mark.

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Best practices bring positive results

Dr. Bicuspid

Have you ever wondered why a particular day in the office was better than any other day that week? It's not just a fluke. Dr. James Anderson breaks down the steps to help you have more "best practice" days in your office.

Why XVWeb Series | Part 1: Top 5 Benefits of XVWeb

Planet DDS

Welcome to our series on “Why XVWeb”! Find out why our clients chose XVWeb instead of server-based imaging software or even other cloud software companies. If you’re in the market for dental imaging software, you’ve come to the right place. Why Are These Benefits Important for Your Practice? .

Making It Perfect! Adjusting and Cutting Through Zirconia Crowns

Dental News and Technology

Come join me for this webinar and earn 1 CE. Click here to sign up Making It Perfect! Adjusting and Cutting Through Zirconia Crown Adjusting and cutting into Zirconia crowns should be a simple process but little mistakes can give catastrophic results.

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When to Start Applying for Associate Dentist Jobs

The Big Brush

Getting through dental school and preparing to move into the working world can be an exciting time. To help maximize your ability to move from dental school to practicing, you can apply for associate dentist jobs. But when should you do that, and what should you be considering as you apply?

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Bone Replacement Protocol Successfully Treats Children With Jaw Tumors

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A study published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery reports that a procedure consisting of removing a tumor from a patient’s jaw, followed by immediate jaw reconstruction using viable bone from the patient’s leg, can treat mandibular tumors with few complications in children. .

6 strategies to up your leadership game

Dr. Bicuspid

Douglas MacArthur, one of the most distinguished U.S. military leaders, was not a dentist and never led a dental practice. But when consultants who coach dental professionals on how to make practices thrive think about leadership, many think of a quote attributed to MacArthur.

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5 minutes a day: Meditating and journaling to help navigate the dental school application cycle

ASDA Blog

Between balancing coursework, preparing dental school applications and maintaining a social life, it’s inevitable to not feel overwhelmed or stressed. The pandemic has exacerbated challenges with our physical health, while also amplifying many academic, mental and social challenges.

Fifteen “Rules of Life” from Dr. Rich

Coaches Corner

Richard Madow has compiled fifteen tips of his own to help with your practice and your life. Okay – one was “borrowed” from the great Bob Dylan.) So without further ado, here are “Rich’s Rules.” ” Rich’s Rules.

National Dental Care Month: Maintaining a Healthy Smile

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

May is National Dental Care Month. Created by a dentist who wanted to make sure healthy habits were at the forefront of people’s brains, this month is to remind you just how important it is to care for your teeth. Here is what National Dental Care month is here to do. .

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Small Percentage of Asymptomatic College Students Posed the Highest Risk for SARS-CoV-2 Transmission

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Colleges and universities are some of the few places that regularly tested their entire populations for COVID-19, providing a rich source for data mining.

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'We all have magic inside': How to get out of your rut

Dr. Bicuspid

We all have magic within us, noted Shari Becker, RDA, a presenter at the California Dental Association's CDA Presents virtual meeting.

Top 5 Advantages of a Fully Integrated Ortho Module

Planet DDS

Does your group or solo practice offer orthodontic treatment? If so, you’ve come to the right place.

4 Tips for Building A Successful Hygiene Team

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. Today’s dental hygienists account for, on average, 30% of a practice’s revenue. They’re armed with the skills and competencies that can ultimately enhance a practice’s reputation when it comes to prevention and treatment.

Keys to Effective Social Media for Dentists: Five Things to Do on a Regular Basis

Best Online Marketing Companies for Dentists

Now that you’ve learned the basics of social media for dentists, it’s time to consider a deeper dive into some strategy.

Can the Novel Coronavirus Change Our Genetic Code?

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A hotly debated article based on in vitro evidence suggests that SARS-CoV-2 may insert its own genetic blueprint into the DNA of those who become infected with COVID-19.

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Risky business: Steps to manage risk in your practice

Dr. Bicuspid

Protecting your practice from risky patients is like putting on your seat belt in the car, according to Dr. Ruchi Sahota and attorney Arthur Curley. The two presenters will speak about how to manage risk on May 15 and 16 at the California Dental Association's CDA Presents virtual meeting.

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Increase Your Dental Practice Production by Implementing Online Scheduling

Planet DDS

Could your dental practice production be a timing issue? Thanks to technology the answer could be “yes!” And it’s related to increasing production using online scheduling.