Wed.Dec 01, 2021

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.

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.

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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?

ADHA Continues Its Advocacy Efforts

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) continues to advocate for its dental hygienist members as well as to improve the oral health of all Americans.

Considerations for Continuing Education Programs for Dental Practices

The Big Brush

To maintain a dental license in 49 US States, continuing education is a legal requirement. In addition, taking full advantage of professional development opportunities helps dental professionals learn new skills and technology to continue improving patient outcomes.

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Advancing Dental Therapy Legislation in Oregon

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

In 2011, legislation for dental therapy was introduced in Oregon, but stopped short of fully approving licensure for dental therapists.

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?

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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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Proton Pump Inhibitors May Serve As Adjunctive Therapy for Periodontitis

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A study that sought to establish whether a relationship exists between use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and periodontal disease severity has demonstrated that patients with periodontitis who use PPIs have fewer teeth with elevated probing depths. .

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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New Technique Helps Researchers Better Understand Acid’s Effects on Dentition

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Researchers from the University of Surrey and University of Birmingham School of Dentistry in the United Kingdom have developed a new technique to improve scientific understanding of how acids involved in the caries process affect teeth at a microstructural level.

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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.

Celebrating a Decade of Dental Therapy

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Dental therapy was one proposed strategy to improve access to dental care for uninsured and underserved populations in Minnesota. To achieve this vision, a classic example of collective impact occurred—when advocates unite to intentionally solve a complex problem.

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.”

Causes, Treatment, & Prevention for White Spots on Teet.

The Super Dentists

Causes, Treatment, & Prevention for White Spots on Teeth Have you noticed white spots on your teeth or your child’s teeth? A variety of factors contribute to this common cosmetic. Read More. The post Causes, Treatment, & Prevention for White Spots on Teet. appeared first on The Super Dentists. Dental Health

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An Attempt to Reinsert Dental into Medicare

Denticle

I don't normally like to even mention politics on the blog. Number one, there are enough blogs doing that already. Number two, I don't like discussing politics. ?? However, because this is politics that has the definite possibility of affecting dentistry, today we'll wade just a bit into what is going on. Those of us in the profession are most likely aware that in the beginning of the budgetary debate this fall, there were initial attempts to include dental as part of Medicare.

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