Frequency and pattern of outpatient dental visits during the COVID-19 pandemic at hospital and community clinics

Dental News and Technology

Abstract Background: The authors aimed to measure the frequency of dental visits before and during the COVID-19 pandemic and to evaluate whether dental visits can be predicted from demographic characteristics, socioeconomic status, oral problem diagnoses, and dental service providers.

Q&A: Treating pediatric patients

ASDA Blog

Emily Hahn attended Marquette University in Milwaukee for both her undergraduate and dental school education, earning her DDS in 2012. In 2014, she began providing dental care for medically complex children at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Louis Children’s Hospital

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7 Best Things to Recall about Emergency Dental Care

Healthy Smiles

Let’s face it – emergency dental care is a must at the most inconvenient times, as is the case with all emergencies. Well, why be caught flat-footed when you can start your search for the best emergency dental clinic in town. Get to your emergency dental clinic ASAP!

Overcoming Hiring Challenges for Your DSO

Planet DDS

The dental industry is no exception. As the world starts to return to normal, dental practices, including those belonging to a dental service organization (DSO) are stretched to meet patient demand. Dental Associations in your state.

vTail Healthcare Telecommunications App Launches in the US Dental Market

Dental News and Technology

Barry Wolfenson, vTail CEO, states, "We are excited to bring our truly unique app to the dental community, and I applaud our team for the incredible amount of work they did in a short amount of time to expand our offering beyond our initial launch market of advanced wound care.

Dental Assistant Requirements for New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, and Oklahoma

Dentistry Gone Digital

One of the greatest challenges for current dental assistants is the portability of their profession across state lines. With over fifty designations of dental assistants nationwide, no two designations are alike, nor are the requirements for becoming a dental assistant.

Combating cross-contamination in the dental setting

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Part of the difficulty in mitigating cross-contamination in dental settings is that it can come from a multitude of sources and affect nearly every surface in the practice – both inside and out of the dental operatory.

The consequences of language barriers in dental care

ASDA Blog

” This is an experience that is common among many non-English speaking patients in dental offices, and a retelling of a story that was shared with me by a patient about a previous dental examination without a translator. of hospitals offer language services to their patients.

A Complete Guide To Teledentistry: The Future of Virtual Dental Care

Carestack

For more than 10 years, Teledentistry has been used by many dentists across the world to spread out the accessibility of their dental practices, reducing the oral health disparities between urban and rural communities. Quality of dental treatments.

Pacific Dental Services Partners with Commonwealth Primary Care ACO to Improve Health Outcomes and Reduce Medical Expenses of ACO's Medicare Patient Population

Dental News and Technology

First-of-its-kind partnership will leverage medical-dental care integration to improve health outcomes and reduce medical expenses for the ACO's patient population in Arizona. This first-of-its-kind partnership will leverage medical-dental care integration to improve health and lower expenses.

10 Fantastic Dental Social Media Post Ideas Using Social Signs

My Social Practice

Social Signs Are An Effective Strategy For Dental Social Media Post Ideas. About 10 years ago, My Social Practice was the pioneer in bringing dental social media post ideas via “Social Signs” to the dental industry! Upper Sandusky Dental. Expressions Dental Hygiene Clinic.

10 Fantastic Dental Social Media Posts Using Social Signs

My Social Practice

Social Signs Are Still Effective For A Dental Practice’s Social Media Marketing Strategy. About 10 years ago, My Social Practice was the pioneer in bring “Social Signs” to the dental industry! Upper Sandusky Dental. Why Upper Sandusky Dental Made The List. Optimal Dental.

Water from scalers largely fails to meet U.S. standards

Dr. Bicuspid

The output water from ultrasonic scalers at a dental school largely failed to meet U.S. The research was presented on July 22 at the virtual International Association for Dental Research meeting. clinic in water line infection case to reopen. 67 kids hospitalized in Calif.

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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. For dental therapy supporters, the problem was to decrease oral health disease among vulnerable populations by increasing access to care.

7 cost mistakes you can avoid at the dentist

Healthy Smiles

Often, I feel that I am the dentist that is not only solving my patient’s dental problems but also helping them navigate the world of “how do I pay for my dental treatment”. Get Private Health Insurance (Saving $1500+ for a family just for dental). Healthy Smiles Dental Group.

Dental Therapists Provide Essential Care During COVID-19

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Dental therapists in Washington State tribal clinics are using several effective strategies and proving to be essential caregivers. Even during periods when dental offices and clinics were required to close, urgent care needs had to be addressed. Dental Access Group.

Here’s to a Healthier, Happy 2021

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene… yawn. Dental Hygienists really are first responders! Dental Hygiene’s Beginning and Why Dental Health Matters. Irene is hailed as the first dental hygienist. Fones Father OF Dental Hygiene. Hence, dental disease.

Robot-Assisted Dental Surgery: The New Frontier in Implant Dentistry

ASDA Blog

CAD/CAM technology and digital planning tools are already standard of care for dental implants, and robotics appear to be the next generation in making dental implant placement more precise and less invasive.

A Complete Guide To Teledentistry: The Future of Virtual Dental Care

Carestack

For more than 10 years, Teledentistry has been used by many dentists across the world to spread out the accessibility of their dental practices, reducing the oral health disparities between urban and rural communities. Quality of dental treatments.

Is your child afraid of the dentist? CBT could help

Dental News and Technology

A pioneering study led by the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals will investigate whether Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) could help reduce the worryingly high number of children who are afraid of the dentist.

Untied for The Win

Queen of Dental Hygiene

I know this is the Queen of Dental Hygiene, but as the daughter of the Queen of Dental Hygiene, and very loyal editor of the blog, and August being National Breastfeeding month , I’m taking a liberty to tell you my breastfeeding story.

Providing Dental Care in India vs the United States During a Global Pandemic

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Throughout the pandemic, Mhay has continued to practice dentistry in India, while Nalliah has continued to practice dentistry and lead the clinical operations at UMSOD. Perry has held leadership roles with UMSOD and the Michigan Dental Association in our profession’s response to the pandemic.

FDA Provides EUA for COVID-19 Treatment

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The monoclonal antibody therapy is authorized for COVID-19 patients who are age 12 and older, who weigh at least 88 pounds, and who are at high risk of severe COVID-19 and/or hospitalization. The post FDA Provides EUA for COVID-19 Treatment appeared first on Dimensions of Dental Hygiene.

California Includes Oral Health Professionals in First Phase of COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The California Dental Association lobbied to have oral health professionals included in Phase 1a, noting the care they provide is essential. There are three tiers within Phase 1a, with hospital-based providers in tier 1, health clinic-based providers in tier 2, and dental providers in tier 3.

A New Tool Is Added to the COVID-19 Armamentarium

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A clinical study conducted by Pfizer demonstrated that the medication, called Paxlovid, was effective at decreasing the risk of hospitalization as well as death among those most vulnerable to severe COVID-19 illness.

Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine Exhibits Disappointing Results

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Preliminary data on the CoronaVac—a COVID-19 vaccination manufactured by the Beijing-based biopharmaceutical company Sinovac—demonstrated only about 50% efficacy in preventing mild and severe COVID-19 illness in a Brazilian clinical trial.

6 Strategies To Fill Gaps In Your Dental Schedule

My Social Practice

If there is one thing that we know for sure, it’s that social media is influencing the decisions of dental patients immensely. The principles of influence and persuasion play an enormous role in the success of marketing for dental practices.

Pfizer to Seek FDA Approval for Its COVID-19 Antiviral Medication

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

According to the company’s clinical trial on 775 adults with SARS-CoV-2 infection, those participants who took Pfizer’s drug experienced an 89% reduction in hospitalization and death than those who received a placebo.

Thanks to the Arkansas State Dental Association

Denticle

On Friday September 17th, I had the good fortune of spending the day in front of members of the Arkansas State Dental Association in Little Rock, AR. The people in Arkansas are truly some of the very nicest people you will ever meet and they certainly showed me great hospitality!

Green Dentistry: Safeguarding the Environment Through Sustainable Practice

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Environmental concerns in dental practice. Modern dental practice not only involves high use of resources like water and electricity but also excessive waste and pollutant generation. In addition, dental practices generate 3.7

How Not to Let a Dental Injury Ruin Your Summer Vacation

North Suburban Endodontics

The key is to plan ahead—and that includes for normal contingencies like dental emergencies. Locate dental and medical care. Know what to do for a dental injury. Outdoor activities do carry a risk for oral and dental injuries.

Brushing away oral health disparities in America's rural children

Dental News and Technology

Children living in rural America are less likely to receive preventive dental care than their urban counterparts, according to a study from investigators at the Medical University of South Carolina and the University of South Carolina. 1 hospital in South Carolina.

Dentistry during COVID-19: Engineering analysis offers guidelines to reduce exposure

Dental News and Technology

ANN ARBOR—The close proximities and confined spaces of the dental office environment in a pandemic pose a host of potential health risks, and it may be even more problematic in dental schools and other large dental offices with similar cubicle set-ups.

First Aid Tips For A Knocked-out Tooth

Kakar Dental Group

When the patient is calm, call us at Kakar Dental Group and we will be on standby for emergency service. Try to reach our clinic within 30 minutes of the accident to give us the best chance to save the tooth. To see a knocked-out tooth can be a scary experience.

Who has the Best Pediatric Dentistry?

Polkadot Dental

However, understanding the needs of your children in terms of dental services in advance is essential to guarantee them a beautiful smile later on. Thanks to Dr. Nanna Ariaban, Polkadot has developed to become one of the most sought-after Roswell Pediatric Dentist clinics.

Extraction with an electric motor-driven handpiece may still cause subcutaneous emphysema - A case report

Dental News and Technology

Journal of Dental Sciences Available online 24 November 2020 In Press, Corrected Proof What are Corrected Proof articles? Lacking the ability to differentiate between difficulties in swallowing or post-operation discomfort, the patient decided to visit our hospital for further help.

FDA Warns Against Using Anti-Parasitic Drug to Treat COVID-19

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The warning was issued after reports of individuals taking a version of ivermectin designed for animals and experiencing negative health outcomes—including hospitalization—as a result.

Robot-Assisted Technology to Train Next Generation of Dentists

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) has become the third dental school in the United States to acquire and use two surgical robotic devices for dental implant surgeries. Food and Drug Administration for dental implant surgery. .

Novel Therapy May Relieve Temporomandibular Joint Pain

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Since the senolytics used in this study have been proven relatively safe in recent human studies, these findings may help justify future clinical trials addressing TMJ degeneration in old age.”.

Oral Manifestations Persist in COVID-19 Survivors

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Investigating the presence, prevalence, and type of oral manifestations found in patients who had contracted COVID-19, researchers at the Università Vita Salute San Raffaele in Milan, Italy, have found the virus’ effects persist in the oral cavity far beyond clinical recovery.

Creating a community of smiles

ASDA Blog

ASDA believes giving back to our communities is a key part of the dental student experience and as future dental practitioners. Over the next three weeks, we’re going to explore how dental students are making a significant impact in their local communities.

MicroCare to Present New ProEZ Gel™ at AORN Expo Booth #9017

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

MicroCare Clinical Educator. “My My experience in working with hospitals and surgery centers to achieve consistent compliance reinforces the value of ProEZ Gel as a powerful new tool for pre-treatment.

Fast track to associate dean: Q&A with Dr. Sophia Saeed

ASDA Blog

She graduated from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 2007, and then completed her general practice residency and hospital dentistry practice at the University of California, San Francisco in 2008.