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SmileCon was awesome. Is it enough to save large shows?

Dr. Bicuspid

LAS VEGAS - The ADA spent the past two years reimagining its annual meeting from the ground up. The result was a lively and invigorating three-day event filled with education, products, and interactive experiences. But will the changes be enough to draw large crowds in the post-COVID-19 era?

Charcoal-based dentifrices and powders: analyses of product labels, Instagram engagement, and altmetrics

Dental News and Technology

Braz Dent J. Mar-Apr 2021;32(2):80-89. doi: 10.1590/0103-6440202104233. Abstract This study identified charcoal-based dentifrices and abrasive powders sold in Brazil and analyzed their label information. The products were searched in four online shopping platforms.

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Dental continuing education: 10 websites where dentists can earn free CE

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Jennifer Murphy, DDS, FAGD. Becoming a dentist means you will be a lifelong learner. Not only due to the ever-changing nature of dentistry, but every state dental board has continuing education requirements to renew your license each renewal period.

Florida Forensic Psychology – WordPress Website

Clicc Media

Florida Forensic Psychology Location: Miami, FL Website: [link] WordPress Revamp/Before This was a great project because not only did we completely revamp their website but we also created a series of animated videos for their business which were incorporated throughout the site as well.

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3 Great Examples of Dental Business Newsletters

Oral Health Group

Do you run a dental practice and wish to promote it with newsletters? No doubt, email marketing for dentists is a great way to promote this kind of business, tried and tested by many clinics all over the world.

ADEA supports adding dental benefit to Medicare

Dr. Bicuspid

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) has come out in support of adding a dental benefit to Medicare. A month ago, ADEA told lawmakers that adding coverage under Medicare Part, which is part of a U.S. congressional budget proposal, would be problematic.

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The association between coffee consumption and periodontitis: a cross-sectional study of a northern German population Julia Struppek, Carolin Walther, Kübra Bunte, Birgit-Christiane Zyriax, Jan-Per Wenzel, Juliana Senftinger, Julius Nikorowitsch, Guido Heydecke, Udo Seedorf, Thomas Beikler, Katrin Borof,

Dental News and Technology

Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2021) details Abstract Background Positive and negative influences on oral health are attributed to coffee consumption. The aim of the current study is to evaluate the association between coffee consumption and periodontitis in the general population of Hamburg.

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California Allows Dentists to Apply for License to Give Rapid COVID-19 Tests

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

In the state of California, providers who want to administer rapid COVID-19 tests must apply for a laboratory license.

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All About the Concierge Practice and Personalization in Dental Care

Oral Health Group

Concierge-style dental offices saw a massive influx in 2020, and they’re here to stay. According to a recent report, the concierge medicine market size will reach $1.93 trillion in 2025. Certainly, COVID-19 played a considerable role in its rise in popularity.

Hands on with the Philips Sonicare water flosser

Dr. Bicuspid

LAS VEGAS - Philips is expanding its oral healthcare line with the introduction of the Philips Sonicare Power Flosser, which the company showcased at the ADA's SmileCon meeting. The flosser features an X-shaped nozzle design and a 90-second deep clean mode.

Tonsil Size and Mallampati Score as Clinical Predictive Factors for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity in Children

Dental News and Technology

J Contemp Dent Pract. 2021 Jul 1;22(7):850-853. Abstract Aim and objective: The aim of this study was to determine the clinical utility of body mass index (BMI), tonsil size, and Mallampati scoring in predicting both the presence of and severity of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

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When an associate dentist has questions, where do you find help?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA. After graduating from dental school and starting to work as an associate, life then occurs. The work at the practice chosen for the beginning of the career is just not progressing as smoothly as addressed when the interview process was occurring.

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Being Bio-Logical w/ Amanda Cole Hill

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Hello Readers! You also get to be listeners today! This is all about being bio-logical, my favorite things to talk about in my dental health world. Please enjoy this interview with Amanda Cole Hill as part of her podcast series “Top Five” on the Tale of Two Hygiensts.

Of the Lives Lost Due to COVID-19 Since June, Many Could Have Been Saved With Vaccination

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

An analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation has found that at least 90,000 deaths due to COVID-19 since June could have been saved if these Americans had been vaccinated. Fifty percent of these deaths happened in September.

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Dental Dose: The USPSTF may change its aspirin guidance

Dr. Bicuspid

LAS VEGAS - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is considering changing its recommendations about the use of daily aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease.

Comparative analysis of dental procedure mix in public and private dental benefits programs

Dental News and Technology

J Am Dent Assoc. 2021 Oct 1;S0002-8177(21)00482-7. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2021.07.024. adaj.2021.07.024. Online ahead of print. Abstract Background: There is little published research on whether public and private dental benefits plans affect the types of oral health care procedures patients receive.

When Should My Kids Get Braces?

The Super Dentists

When Should Kids Get Braces The most common questions we receive at The Super Dentists are regarding braces. We get it, you want your kids to have the best smile. Read More. The post When Should My Kids Get Braces? appeared first on The Super Dentists. Parent Dental Education Patient Education

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Delight Your Dental Patients With These Customer Service Tips

The Big Brush

Whether you’re looking to grow your practice, establish a reputation or are competing for patients in an area saturated with dental practices, customer service may be the key. There may be a lot more to great patient care than meets the eye. Marketing Tips for Dentists

More Than a Third of Those Who Recover from COVID-19 Experience Long-Term Effects

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

An Oxford University study found that 37% of those who have recovered from COVID-19 illness still experience at least one side effect 3 months to 6 months later.

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Hands on with the MouthWatch Plus+ intraoral camera

Dr. Bicuspid

LAS VEGAS - MouthWatch debuted its new MouthWatch Plus+ high-definition intraoral camera at the ADA's SmileCon 2021 meeting. The camera features improved picture resolution, frame rate, and color rendering compared to the company's original intraoral camera.

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Ridge preservation in maxillary molar extraction sites with severe periodontitis: a prospective observational clinical trial

Dental News and Technology

Published: 08 October Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2021) details Abstract Objectives To assess alveolar bone changes and treatment modality alterations after ridge preservation on maxillary molar extraction sockets with severe periodontitis, compared to natural healing.

Can Oral Health Affect Your Pregnancy and Fertility?

The Super Dentists

Importance of Dental Health While Pregnant The importance of dental health on pregnancy and even fertility cannot be overstated. Ultimately, a mother-to-be cannot have a healthy body without a healthy. Read More. The post Can Oral Health Affect Your Pregnancy and Fertility?

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JADA+ COVID-19 Monograph: Documenting the Impact of COVID-19 on Dentistry

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. Dental practices across the country have been affected by COVID-19 and have their own unique stories to share.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Rates in the US Continue to Increase

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

More Americans are rolling up their sleeves to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as the pandemic wears on across the globe. Today, approximately 72% of US adults are currently immunized, up from 68% in July. The biggest gains were found among Hispanic adults.

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This dentist-entrepreneur wants more dentists to invent products

Dr. Bicuspid

LAS VEGAS - Dr. Matthew Burton spoke on October 12 at the ADA's SmileCon 2021 meeting about the hurdles of performing class II restorations. When interviewed by DrBicuspid.com , his takeaway message was that the dental industry needs more clinicians to create tools and solutions.

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My Haircut

Coaches Corner

I’ve been getting my hair cut at the same salon for over twelve years. Every five weeks – like clockwork – I go for a haircut. But here’s the thing. The salon I visit is in the ‘burbs of Baltimore, about a twenty-five minute drive from where I live.

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[Webinar Recording] How Patients Find & Choose You? 

My Social Practice

The Secrets of Google My Business and Google Reviews. Recently Blake Hadley the President of My Social Practice was invited to host a dental marketing webinar for Nexhealth that focused on how to find new patients and grow your dental practice.

5 Ways to Increase Revenue with Patient Recall Software

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. With the end of the year approaching, now is a great time to take inventory at your practice regarding patients and your schedule. Is your schedule full through the remainder of the year?

ORAPHARMA LAUNCHES FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND MYPERIOHEALTH PATIENT EDUCATION APPLICATION FOR PERIODONTAL DISEASE

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

OraPharma, a leading oral care company, today announced the U.S.

Hygienist who had COVID-19 and worked settles Iowa charges

Dr. Bicuspid

A dental hygienist accused of continuing to work while knowing she had COVID-19 agreed to pay a $100 fine to settle charges with the Iowa Dental Board, according to a final order recently issued by the board.

Get Better Zzz’s by Treating Your Sleep Apnea 

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Do you sleep with your mouth open? Do you snore loudly, or sleep restlessly? If so, it may be time to seek treatment for sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is when there are obstructions in the airway that can result in hundreds of interruptions to your breathing in a single night.

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Dentist SEO | Top 6 Tips For Local Dental SEO

My Social Practice

Great SEO for dentists should begin with optimization of your Google My Business account. If you’ve not heard of Google My Business then this is going to be an extremely helpful article. We’ll discuss exactly what your GMB account is and why it’s so important for local dentist SEO.

6 Ways to Erase Dental Scheduling Headaches

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. By Chandra Chakravarthi. For most people, there’s at least one ongoing task or project that causes stress at work because there isn’t an easy way to do it. For the front office team, this task is usually dental scheduling.

Combatting the COVID-19 Infodemic

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

As if dealing with COVID-19 over the past 22 months hasn’t been enough, the pandemic also caused an “infodemic”—when media sources disseminate incorrect information about a subject. In this case, all sorts of false information spread regarding health, COVID-19, and vaccines.

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Getting to the root of endodontic treatment

Dr. Bicuspid

The restoration of endodontically treated teeth requires a good understanding of the root canal system and use of the right tools properly at the right time, according to a Monday session at the ADA's SmileCon 2021 meeting in Las Vegas.

Dental Myths Worth Busting

Gilreath Dental

By the time they reach adulthood, most patients think they know everything they need to know in terms of dental care. After all, you’ve been brushing the same set of teeth for years and you (hopefully) have a basic understanding of what it takes to maintain a healthy smile.

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7 Ways To Grow Your Practice Using Text Messaging

My Social Practice

<a/id= #practice>Regardless of the type of dental practice you run, one of the most challenging aspects of practice growth is how to generate leads. Consistently finding new patients to keep your new patient funnel filled is not an easy task.