March, 2022

Remember, you’re more than just a dental student!

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Savanah Craig. When you spend 9+ hours a day at your dental school and are surrounded by people who do the same, it’s easy to let being a dental student consume your whole life. It can feel like your worth comes from your grades when all of your free time is spent studying or practicing drilling.

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Marketing Tips for Attracting High-Value Dental Patients

Oral Health Group

Most dentists and practice managers know exactly how many new patients they acquired in the past year. However, far too many are unable to answer this simple question: Exactly how much is a patient worth?

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Smilefast is coming to the US.

Dental News and Technology

Smilefast is coming to the United States. The first course will be in New Jersey in July. Watch the video and how Smilefast can transform smiles. Visit SmilefastUSA.com.

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New Logo for The EMpower Group

Clicc Media

A Small Fish in a Huge Pond, Looking to Empower Founder of The EMPower Group, Eileen Matos, was referred to our team by a previous client, Ginky Torres, whom we created a law firm logo for a few years back! She came with us with a vision for her new real estate business. She is […].

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Do You Really Want to Wing It?

Dental Peers

We know the world is showing signs of re-opening and that is a time for cautious optimism. Cautious because it seems we have been down this path before only to have a new variant push us back.

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Why Am I Getting Cavities All of a Sudden??

Ask The Dentist

My patient — let’s call her Kim — came into the office with a problem: She was getting cavities all of a sudden. She had been my patient for over 20 years and never had a cavity before, but she was coming in for several fillings.

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What is your why?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Mohammed Hammoud. Many of us are confronted with hopeless situations in which we no longer feel guided. Whether it be rejection from dental school to not feeling passionate about our future choices, we ask ourselves, why? It creates a sense of frustration because we fell short of our dreams.

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Industry-Wide Dental Awards Program Announces 2022 Winners at Red Carpet Gala

Dental News and Technology

Las Vegas, NV; March 5, 2022 – The Denobi Awards , an industry-wide dental awards program, held its annual red-carpet gala today and named 14 individuals and one dental team as recipients.

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Indian Dentist in Melbourne Winner of 32nd Annual Ethnic Business Awards

Healthy Smiles

A failed career in India failed to stop Dr. Ved Berani from achieving his dreams. This is because all he dreamt of was to reach the greatest height of success in life.

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Same Day Crowns with CEREC

Gilreath Dental

Considered a breakthrough innovation in dentistry, CEREC technology allows dentists to build a custom-fit crown in ONE single visit. Gone are the days of wearing uncomfortable temporary crowns or making multiple trips to your dentist to restore a damaged tooth.

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Mask Wearing Remains the Norm in the Dental Setting

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

According to a poll conducted by the American Dental Association Health Policy Institute, approximately 67% of dental practices are still requiring patients to mask up while in the waiting room and prior to the start of treatment.

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How Phased Therapy Elevates Your Single Tooth Dentistry Every Time

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Kevin Muench DMD, MAGD. Time can work against you, or it can work for you if phased therapy is the proposed treatment. Though it seems simpler than a full mouth reconstruction, single tooth dentistry can take years to achieve the desired outcome.

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9 Effective Dental Marketing Strategies To Elevate Your Practice in 2022

Oral Health Group

Even if you are a good dentist, there is no guarantee that your business will prosper unless you implement effective dental marketing strategies and use local ads to boost brand awareness.

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FDA Clears World’s First AI Software to Read Dental X-Rays

Dental News and Technology

Pearl’s Second Opinion® is the first and only chairside FDA-cleared AI radiologic detection aid that can help dentists identify numerous common dental conditions, including tooth decay, calculus, and root abscesses.

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13 Awesome TikTok Dentist Accounts to Follow

My Social Practice

These Dental TikTok Accounts Will Inspire You! It can be difficult to think of fun and engaging TikTok ideas for dentists. However, the truth is, dental offices that focus on utilizing social media trends attract more patients and have a stronger reputation than those that don’t.

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Oh, the places you’ll go…in military dentistry

ASDA Blog

A common trait of dentists and members of the U.S. Armed Forces is the desire to serve their community and country. Both want to improve the lives of society at large. Both sacrifice their time, energy, and resources to become proficient in their respective field.

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My Patients Only Want What Insurance Covers!

Coaches Corner

Is this really true, or is the practice subtly putting patients into this mindset? We hear it from dentists and team members everywhere – “my patients are driven by insurance.”

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Pediatric Dentistry Start-Up | Cuivre Creek

Dentistry Gone Digital

I knew for years that my ultimate professional goal was to start my own pediatric dental office. I wanted to have that autonomy and be in control of my career so that I could deliver my dentistry in the way that I thought was superior.

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9 Effective Dental Marketing Strategies To Elevate Your Practice in 2022

Oral Health Group

Even if you are a good dentist, there is no guarantee that your business will prosper unless you implement effective dental marketing strategies and use local ads to boost brand awareness.

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Your Mouth on a Chip

Dental News and Technology

NIH's National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Cell-loaded microchips offer a new lens into human biology Microchips that mimic parts of the human body may sound futuristic, but these devices—called organs-on-chips—are already being used to study human biology.

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Calming techniques for pediatric dental patients

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Read Time: 2 Minute, 39 Second. Treating pediatric patients can be stressful for everyone: the dental team, the patient caregiver and the patient themselves.

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New Study Finds Link Between Poor Oral Health and Severity of COVID-19

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A study recently published in the Journal of Periodontology has found an association between poor periodontal health and severity of COVID-19 illness.

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The consequences of language barriers in dental care

ASDA Blog

You’re sitting in the middle of an unfamiliar room. Everything is wrapped in plastic. There’s a bright spotlight shining down on you. You feel exposed and vulnerable. You look to your right and see an array of sharp, pointy metal tools lined up on more plastic. . A stranger walks in.

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How to Lead an Old Team as a New Dentist

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Jennifer Murphy, DDS, FAGD. So you’ve graduated dental school, gotten your DDS or DMD degree, and obtained your license. Now, you are a doctor. You’ve started your first job, yet the staff doesn’t seem to see you as a leader in the office.

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How to Prioritize Health and Safety as a Dentist

Oral Health Group

Visiting the dentist on a regular basis is important for good oral health maintenance and management. Before the pandemic, dentists were seeing patients anywhere from every 3 months to every 2 years, depending on the individual’s requirements.

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EXOCAD INTRODUCES THE EXOCAD SHOP FOR DENTALCAD SOFTWARE USERS

Dental News and Technology

Upgrades and additional modules can now be purchased directly from exocad DARMSTADT, Germany, Feb. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- exocad, an Align Technology, Inc.

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The importance of safe dental instrument processing

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Read Time: 8 Minute, 26 Second. In the late 1970s, dentistry experienced a marked shift coinciding with awareness of the dangers posed by bloodborne infectious pathogens.

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Photodynamic therapy for denture stomatitis

The Dental Elf

This review of comparing photodynamic therapy (PDT) and antifungals or the treatment of denture stomatitis included 5 studies involving a total of 218 patients.

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How teledentistry has changed since the pandemic

ASDA Blog

Odds are, you’ve had a telemedicine visit since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. But have you scheduled a teledentistry visit, either as a provider or patient? As the pandemic continues to affect all of us and our lifestyles, the usage of teledentistry (TD) has increased.

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Preparing for Dental School Graduation

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Savanah Craig. If you’re anything like me, getting into dental school was the goal. I never really thought about what would happen after dental school graduation.

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8 Qualities of the Great Dental Websites

Oral Health Group

A website reflects the level of service that a business can provide to its clients. A website serves as a business card, a shop, and the credentials for a firm reputation.

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Pacific Dental Services Surpasses Major Milestone in Same-Day Dental Restorations

Dental News and Technology

PDS-supported dental practices have produced more than three million CEREC restorations with the help of computer-aided design and manufacturing, surpassing a major milestone. IRVINE, Calif.

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Combating cross-contamination in the dental setting

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Read Time: 5 Minute, 52 Second. There are many health and safety challenges inherent to dentistry but undeniably one of the trickiest to manage is cross-contamination.

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Oral lichen planus and autoimmune disorders

The Dental Elf

This review of the prevalence of autoimmune disorders in patients with oral lichen planus (OLP) and their magnitude of association included 153 studies. while links between autoimmune thyroid diseases and diabetes mellitus where shown a majority of the included studies were of low quality.

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Sixty Percent of Americans Have Never Had COVID-19

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Even though the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 spread like wildfire, sending daily case numbers through the roof, 60% of Americans have never been diagnosed with COVID-19. Public health experts have varying opinions on why this is.

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What are the most important qualities to have as a dental assistant?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Jamie Finch. Dentists may get most of the credit for helping people achieve a perfect smile, but the contribution from their assistants shouldn’t be underestimated.

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How Modern Technology Has Changed Your Dentist Office

Oral Health Group

Times have changed and dental clinics have too. Long gone are the days when a dental office was equipped with giant needles, foot-powered dental drills and disappointing results with increased pain and discomfort for patients.

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