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Digital assessment of gingiva morphological changes and related factors after initial periodontal therapy

Dental News and Technology

J Oral Sci. 2020 Nov 20. doi: 10.2334/josnusd.20-0157. Online Abstract Purpose: To establish a digital assessment method for changes in gingiva morphology following initial periodontal therapy.

Email Marketing for Dental Practices

Oral Health Group

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Do's and don'ts for watching your overhead

Dr. Bicuspid

Practices must watch their overhead more carefully than ever before during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even a 1% rise in overhead represents the loss of $1,000 of income on every $100,000 of production, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin.

Using science, common sense, and communication to bust those dental myths

Dentistry Gone Digital

You know the funny thing about myths? Often, if you use your brain and think about them for a few minutes, you’ll figure out exactly why they’re called myths and not facts. Dental myths have been running rampant in our society since COVID-19 burst onto the scene.

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How Long Does It Take To Rank on Google?

Clicc Media

The post How Long Does It Take To Rank on Google? appeared first on Clicc Media Inc. Dentist Marketing SEO

Is dentistry's recovery from COVID-19 in reverse?

Dr. Bicuspid

The ADA Health Policy Institute has reported that patient volumes at dental practices continue to slide. They fell to 76% of pre-COVID-19 levels during the week of November 16, according to a November 30 article from ADA News.

Current status and perspective of CAD/CAM-produced resin composite crowns: a review of clinical effectiveness

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Why now is the time for you to be an influencer

Dentistry Gone Digital

Another week, another piece of misinformation about dentistry is out there and ready for us to address. On Thanksgiving Day, the New York Times published a piece about how teeth were mysteriously falling out of people’s mouths. Was it because of COVID-19?

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Five Critical Reasons Patients Accept Treatment

David Schwab & Associates, Inc.

Sneak preview of my new webinar: “Practice Management by the Numbers: Countdown to Success.” ” This short video covers five critical reasons why patients accept treatment. Webinar is live and available for study clubs or other dental groups at no charge thanks to corporate support.

How the clinical team can support dental insurance reimbursement

Dr. Bicuspid

There is no question that the entire team plays a role in a dental practice receiving insurance reimbursement in a timely manner. A big part of that falls on the clinical team, DrBicuspid.com Clinical Editor Dr. David Rice reminds his colleagues as the end of the year draws near.

Use of platelet-rich fibrin versus connective tissue graft in treatment of gingival recessions: Literature review

Dental News and Technology

Stomatologija. 2020;21(2):58-64.

3 Powerful Assets To Supercharge Your Dental Social Media Marketing

My Social Practice

These 3 powerful dental social media marketing tools are a sure way to reach new patients , retain current patients, boost revenue, and build a strong reputation in your local area. My Social Practice has thousands of dental practices using these tools right now and seeing real growth.

6 common dental myths that you need to know … and debunk

Dentistry Gone Digital

Brushing, flossing, and twice-yearly dental check-ups are standard for oral health care, but there are more health benefits to taking care of your pearly whites than most of us know.

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The FDA Provides Additional Resources on Face Masks

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has created a new web page to provide extensive information on face masks. The new page provides the following: The basics on face masks, surgical masks, and respirators. How to use face masks, surgical masks, and respirators.

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The importance of finding your own Lt. Andrew Rowan

Dr. Bicuspid

James Anderson believes that a list of core values that you, as a business owner, have taken the time to create should be included in the hiring process for your business.

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Dentists from RUDN University found a reason for early deterioration of dental implants

Dental News and Technology

RUDN UNIVERSITY Research News SHARE PRINT E-MAIL IMAGE: A TEAM OF DENTISTS FROM RUDN UNIVERSITY CONFIRMED THAT A CHANGE IN THE DOMINANT SIDE OF CHEWING IS A REASON FOR THE EARLY DETERIORATION OF DENTAL IMPLANTS. SUCH A CHANGE.

HIPAA Security Rule Compliance and the High Stakes for Dentists

Planet DDS

HIPAA compliance is a vital part of managing your dental practice. Compliance not only helps protect your patients’ information but also your reputation as a dentist.

Do I Need an End of Year Appointment? 

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

The year is coming to an end, have you been to the dentist lately? A dental checkup is important for cleaning your teeth, but also for catching signs of dental health problems. If you’re questioning whether or not you need an end of year dental appointment, we’re here to help you with that answer.

CDC Considers Shortening Quarantine Period

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is considering reducing the suggested quarantine period after exposure to an individual with COVID-19 from 14 days to 7 days, followed by a COVID-19 test.

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What factor influences poor oral health the most?

Dr. Bicuspid

Economic, social, and environmental factors play a role in poor oral health in adults in California. However, income affected the status of their oral health the most, according to a policy brief released in November by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

How Laser Cavity Detection Benefits You

Gilreath Dental

In the past, a dentist could only detect a cavity through x-rays or by probing and catching a sticky pit in the reachable grooves of your teeth.

Learn The Effects Of Thumb Sucking

Kakar Dental Group

Do you ever remember being told to stop sucking your thumb as a child? If you do, it was for a good reason. When children suck their thumbs, it can affect the way their teeth, jaw and palate grow, causing misalignment, overbites and other dental issues.

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Dangerous TikTok trends dentists should be aware of

Logic Tech Corp

The popularity of TikTok has skyrocketed since its debut, with more than 850 million active users each month. Of these active users, more than 100million are from North America. The appeal of TikTok lies in their delivery of micro-entertainment, consisting of short videos from 3-20 seconds.

United Kingdom to Roll Out Pfizer Vaccine Next Week

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The Pfizer vaccine, which shows 95% efficacy but must be stored at -94° F, has been approved for use in the United Kingdom.

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5 tips to control aerosols in your dental practice

Dr. Bicuspid

One of the biggest discussion points in 2020 has been how to reduce aerosols in the dental practice to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. With that in mind, Dr. Joe Blaes offers five tips that every dentist and team member should know to control aerosols in your practice.

My Wisdom Tooth Smells So Bad – What’s Going On?

Best Dentist in Houston

If you are noticing your wisdom tooth starting to smell bad, you’re not alone. There are millions of wisdom teeth that are removed in the United States each year, mostly due to pain and infections that they elicit inside the mouth.

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Local SEO Cheat Sheet for Dentists

The Big Brush

In today’s technologically driven society, where customers are using their smartphones to research facts about businesses, or medical services, it’s vitally important to implement search engine optimization (SEO).

Dental Email Marketing Trends You Must Know

Patient News

How often do your patients hear from you when they’re not at your office or getting transactional communication from you? When I think of the variety of my family’s healthcare providers, it’s not that often that I get a value-add.

Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles May Help Prevent Biofilm Formation and Caries

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

With funding from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, scientists have bioengineered a nanoparticle that might provide an alternative treatment to help prevent caries, rather than treat lesions once they form.

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Why dentistry must promote that it is essential healthcare

Dr. Bicuspid

Caesar Butura believes it was a mistake to shutter dentistry at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fruit Juice Is Bad For Baby Teeth

Kakar Dental Group

How Fruit Juice on Can Damage your Child’s Teeth? It is natural to think fruit juice is a healthy option for your toddler, infant or young child. But in fact, it can be quite damaging to those developing baby teeth. The reason is fruit juice has high sugar content.

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What Are the Benefits of Dental Implants?

90210 Dentist

3 Minute Read: . When you are missing a tooth, especially in the back of your mouth, you may wonder if the tooth is even worth replacing. The answer is yes; it is crucial to your overall oral health to replace missing teeth no matter where they are in the mouth.

My Tooth Broke And It’s Black Inside!

Best Dentist in Houston

If your tooth recently broke on you, and you’re noticing a black stain, you’re not alone. Many patients of ours with cracked teeth notice something similar, and it’s a scary sight for a lot of them. But why is your tooth turning black underneath?

COVID-19 ‘Long Haulers’ Report Unusual Oral Symptoms

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

SARS-CoV-2 is a strange and wily virus, exerting a wide variety of effects from mild to severe. Some who have recovered from the initial novel coronavirus infection report a range of symptoms that linger after the virus has passed; these individuals have become known as “long haulers.”

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7 steps to sending clean insurance claims

Dr. Bicuspid

One of the top reasons your insurance aging report may be larger than you would like is because your office is not sending clean claims. For a claim to be sent correctly electronically, certain steps must be performed and details included.

5 Strategies for Retaining Your Dental Team

Princess Dental Staffing

Retaining your dental team can sometimes be challenging, and making sure that your dental employees are happy and feel appreciated are extremely important factors.

How Parents Can Prevent Tooth Decay In Children

Kakar Dental Group

Is it really important to take care of baby teeth? Many parents question this. Assuming since a child’s primary teeth will eventually fall out, getting a cavity or needing an early extraction due to advanced decay isn’t a big deal.

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