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CAO Group Launches The World's First In-Office And Take Home Teeth Whitening Strip System

Dental News and Technology

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The CAO Group, Inc.

Is cold saline the key to less pain after root canals?

Dr. Bicuspid

Using a cold saline solution as a final irrigating agent during root canal treatment may reduce patients' postoperative pain, according to a systematic review published on November 28 in the Journal of Evidence Based Dental Practice. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: U.S.

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10 Ways to Ensure Successful and Ethical Dental Insurance Billing

Oral Health Group

Dental insurance billing is one of the most critical operations at a dental office. No matter how efficiently you’re producing and delivering quality patient care, your practice won’t grow unless an ethical dental billing process is in place.

New Doc on the Block

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Rubana Masood, DDS, MS, BA. Congratulations! After all of the searching and interviewing, you’ve finally found the right associate job for you! Now that the contract ink is dry, it’s time to get ready for your transition.

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California Dental Providers Must Still Abide by State’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

While the federal directive from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration mandating COVID-19 vaccines for businesses with more than 100 employees has been put on hold, the vaccine mandate issued by the California Department of Public Health remains intact.

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SprintRay to Celebrate International Dental 3D Printing Day on December 3, 2021

Dental News and Technology

For 24 hours, all SprintRay 3D printing resins will be 20% off; customers purchasing US$1,000 or more of product are eligible to receive a free tank or build plate Customers can donate resin to the Bolt Dental Labs Powered by SprintRay initiative in Jamaica for 50% off each bottle LOS ANGELES, Dec.

Dental Dose: The one supplement proven to work -- in weird ways

Dr. Bicuspid

There's one dietary supplement that's proved to be medically effective but also to cause drug interactions and weird side effects. Tom Viola, RPh, explains what you need to know about St. John's wort in the latest episode of Dental Dose.

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Dental Assistant requirements for Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, and Nevada

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA. One of the greatest challenges for current dental assistants is the portability of their profession across state lines.

Dispelling Myths About Dental Therapy

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Dental therapy legislation keeps moving across the country with 13 states and several Tribal nations implementing this member of the oral health workforce. Dental therapists are working in Tribal clinics in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.

ADA comments on OSHA rule requiring businesses with 100 or more employees to institute vaccine, testing policies

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5 Ways to Improve Leadership

Dr. Bicuspid

Leadership is situational. There is no one method, approach, or answer. But leadership does need to change as the environment changes. Dr. Roger P. Levin describes five ways to improve your leadership skills in the COVID-19 pandemic era.

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Beverly Hills Dental Implant Office: Toothache Home Remedies

Secure Smiles

It’s almost a law of nature that toothaches pop up when you’re out of town or the dentist’s office is closed.

Dental Care With Invisalign – Easy as 1-2-3!

Gilreath Dental

Caring for your smile doesn’t stop while you are undergoing orthodontic treatment. In fact, it can become even more important to practice good dental care while straightening your smile.

WHO Members Collaborate on Plan to Manage Future Pandemics

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Members of the World Health Organization (WHO) are banding together to create a strategic plan to handle future global pandemics. The decision was ratified with a vote by the World Health Assembly on December 1.

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Pacific Dental Services and American Diabetes Association partner to increase awareness of the link between oral health and diabetes

Dental News and Technology

Research shows that harmful bacteria and inflammation in the mouth can indicate and even cause systemic conditions throughout the body. IRVINE, Calif.,

Lasers can help restore trust in pediatric oral care

Dr. Bicuspid

Many kids have missed a dental checkup in the past few years, and the primary reason cited is fear of being exposed to the novel coronavirus. Dr. Samuel Low argues why lasers are one tool you might not think of that can help restore trust in pediatric oral care and get kids back to the clinic.

When is a Tooth Extraction Necessary as an Adult? 

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

We all know how important tooth health is to our overall well being, but what about tooth extraction? When should a tooth extraction be necessary for your oral health? A tooth extraction may be necessary in the circumstances we detail below. . What is a Tooth Extraction?

Do Braces Hurt & How To Relieve Pain If They Do

The Super Dentists

Does Getting Braces Hurt? Do braces hurt? It’s one of the most common questions we receive at The Super Dentists, right up there with, “Do I have cavities?” and “You’re. Read More. The post Do Braces Hurt & How To Relieve Pain If They Do appeared first on The Super Dentists. Dental Health

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10,000 Kids Learn How to Keep Their Smiles Healthy During Back-to-School Outreach

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

More than 10,000 children living in communities with restricted access to dental care learned how to keep their smiles healthy this fall thanks to “10,000 Smiles Ready to Learn.”

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National Dentex Acquires Fager Dental Lab

Dental News and Technology

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Fager Dental Lab in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania has been acquired by National Dentex Labs ("NDX") it was announced today. The deal adds one of Pennsylvania's premier dental labs to the rapidly expanding NDX network of dental labs.

Dental Practice Made Simple: Staff longevity

Dr. Bicuspid

Staffing will be the No. 1 challenge facing dentistry for the next five to 10 years, explains Dr. Roger P. Levin in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple. One of the simplest ways to address that shortage is to keep the staff you already have.

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Is Dental Surgery Safe to Undergo While Pregnant?

90210 Dentist

2 Minute Read: . When you are pregnant, you want to do everything possible to keep your baby safe. As such, you are always looking for information on how to stay healthy and strong for your baby. . Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation around this topic. .

What To Do If You or Your Child Chips a Tooth

The Super Dentists

What Should I Do if My Child Chips Their Tooth? Your child’s teeth are a vital part of growing up. They’re also central to many milestones along their journey to. Read More. The post What To Do If You or Your Child Chips a Tooth appeared first on The Super Dentists. Dental Health

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ADA Survey Finds More Dental Team Members Are Needed to Treat Same Number of Patients

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The most recent survey of the American Dental Association (ADA) Health Policy Institute finds that 63% of dental practice owner respondents need more clinical team members to treat the same number of patients as they did prior to the pandemic.

Multi-class deep learning segmentation and automated measurements in periodontal sonograms of a porcine model

Dental News and Technology

Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2021 Nov 11;20210363. Online ahead of print. Abstract Objectives: Ultrasound emerges as a complement to cone-beam computed tomography in dentistry, but struggles with artifacts like reverberation and shadowing.

HPI: Staffing affecting dentistry's full COVID-19 recovery

Dr. Bicuspid

Patient volume is ticking up closer to pre-COVID-19 levels; however, staffing is one of the major factors keeping dentistry from making a full recovery, according to new poll results released in November by the ADA Health Policy Institute (HPI).

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Managing Your Clinic’s Holiday Schedule

Logic Tech Corp

Are you ready for your busiest time of year yet? The holidays are just around the corner, and it’s time to take a look at how this year will be different than last.

Is Fluoride Toothpaste Safe for Kids & Toddlers?

The Super Dentists

Is Fluoride Toothpaste Safe for Kids & Toddlers? Fluoride toothpaste for kids is always a concern for parents. Talk to some parents, and they’ll come up with ten different reasons. Read More. The post Is Fluoride Toothpaste Safe for Kids & Toddlers? appeared first on The Super Dentists.

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COVID-19 Death Toll in 2021 Is Greater Than 2020

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Data from Johns Hopkins University show that the number of deaths due to COVID-19 in 2021 is higher than the total death toll in 2020 in the United States. Thus far, 386,000 deaths due to COVID-19 have been reported this year. In 2020, the total number of COVID-19 deaths was 386,000.

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Adjunctive benefits of systemic metronidazole on non-surgical treatment of peri-implantitis. A randomized placebo-controlled clinical trial

Dental News and Technology

J Clin Periodontol. 2021 Oct 28. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.13564. Online ahead Abstract Aim: To study clinical, radiographic, and microbiological outcomes after non-surgical therapy of peri-implantitis with or without adjunctive systemic metronidazole.

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Penn Dental professor to study gum disease, comorbidities

Dr. Bicuspid

Adeyinka Dayo, an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (Penn Dental Medicine), has received a fellowship to study a link between medial arterial calcification, diabetes, and periodontal bone loss.

Marketing for Dentists | Strategies to Increase New Patients in 2022

My Social Practice

Finding a good dentist is difficult, but as a dentist yourself, you also might find it has its own difficulties. Bringing in valuable patients, and a lot of them, is no easy task! How can a dental practice market its services using dental SEO strategies relevant in 2022?

Laser Gum Surgery: 5 benefits you should know about

Hardin Dental

Laser treatments are a modern alternative used in dental care to address a number of oral concerns, such as hypersensitivity, gum disease and tooth decay. Laser treatments gently kill bacteria, stimulate bone growth, and can even reshape gum tissue to improve a “gummy smile.”

Omicron Variant of SARS-CoV-2 Has Spread Across the Globe

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

While many countries instituted travel bans to control the transmission of the new SARS-CoV-2 variant, Omicron, including the United States, it has already made its way throughout the globe.

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Networking your way into a community

ASDA Blog

During dental school, we benefit from an interconnected community of experienced dentistry. Dentists and fellow students at school are here to help you. The situation is not automatically the same once we graduate and are practicing in the real world. Who do you turn to?

Does your charting equal a proper legal document?

Dr. Bicuspid

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure when it comes to patient documentation. Dr. James V. Anderson offers 10 tips for making sure your documentation is complete and includes all necessary information. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Build trust into your hiring system.

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Dentist Social Media Posts That Engage And Inform

My Social Practice

Dentist Social Media Posts That Engage, Inform, and Grow Your Practice. YOU CAN GET a cup of coffee at Costco for $0.50. At the Starbucks next door people pay 500% more. Why don’t you ever hear anyone in Starbucks asking for a discounted cup of coffee?