180° Shift: How to Check if You Are Up to Date With Dental Trends?

Oral Health Group

In this ever-changing world, keeping abreast of the latest technological trends is no small feat.

State of U.S. Oral Health: 4 Dental Trends to Watch

Dr. Bicuspid

spent $135 billion on dental services in 2018, according to a March 2 report from the U.S. The whopping sum was just one of several dental trends outlined in the report. 2020 health trends -- and what dentists can do about themThe U.S.


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Dental trends: How AI will affect the industry

Dr. Bicuspid

The technology is already affecting our society and will become a bigger and bigger part of the dental experience, members of the newly formed Dental AI Council believe. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Could these trends help shape the dental industry in 2021?

Dental trends: How infection control has changed and will continue to change

Dr. Bicuspid

COVID-19 has not only changed our society and industry but also brought forward just how important infection control and prevention is in every dental practice. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: How did patients' dental habits change during COVID-19?

Future-Proof Your Dental Practice with Future-Ready Initiatives

Planet DDS

You can speculate, but that’s only one way to consider how to future-proof your dental practice. Dental TrendsThe future is unpredictable.

How Insight-Driven Business Management Can Guide Your Dental Practice or DSO to Higher Performance

Planet DDS

Managing your dental practice is full of “can’t-see-the-forest-for-the-trees” moments. Practice Management Software Dental TrendsPreoccupation with the daily minutiae can be overcome with insight-driven business management for your practice.

How to Successfully Bill Medical Insurance for Dental Treatment: An Interview with Laurie Owens of Devdent

Planet DDS

Laurie says, “Medical billing for dental procedures isn’t just about maximizing reimbursement for patients; it’s about creating more value for your practice by treating the patient’s whole health.”. Dental Trends dentistry

Evidence suggests vaping contributes to gum disease

Dr. Bicuspid

Dental Dose: The risky combination of vaping and cannabis. oral health: 4 dental trends to watch. Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) alter oral health and may contribute to gum disease, according to a study published in mBio on February 22.

USPSTF seeks comment on draft oral health plan

Dr. Bicuspid

Is wearing a mask affecting your dental health? oral health: 4 dental trends to watchThe U.S.

Dental visits decreased during the pandemic

Dr. Bicuspid

The frequency of dental visits decreased during the pandemic, especially during the period of lockdowns when dental practices were closed, according to an article published recently in the Journal of the American Dental Association.

5 consultants share their best practice management tips to end 2020

Dr. Bicuspid

In the first of a continuing series to end the year, we asked five dental practice management consultants for their best pieces of advice for dentists and dental practices heading into 2021. Predicting 5 dental industry trends for 2021.

Let's talk about Dental Infection Control Awareness Month

Dr. Bicuspid

What better time to talk about the topic than Dental Infection Control Awareness Month, which takes place in September. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: OSAP celebrates Dental Infection Control Awareness Month. 5 tips to control aerosols in your dental practice.

Meet Robin, the robot in the dental treatment room

Dr. Bicuspid

Robin the robot has big, inquisitive eyes, loves to play games, and if Karén Khachikyan has his way, will one day be the standard of dental care. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Predicting 5 dental industry trends for 2021.

CDC report visualizes need for dental safety net in Ga.

Dr. Bicuspid

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) visualizes how well dental safety programs meet the needs of children in Georgia. oral health: 4 dental trends to watch. 2020 health trends -- and what dentists can do about themA March 11 graphic published by the U.S.

Are your patients turning to TikTok for DIY dentistry?

Dr. Bicuspid

The video-sharing social network platform TikTok has become a hotspot for viral, do-it-yourself (DIY) dental trends, including shaving down teeth with nail files and using strong adhesive bonding glue to accessorize teeth. Latest beauty trend for lips may come with demonic twist

School-based program leads to 50% drop in untreated caries

Dr. Bicuspid

The findings were published in the March issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association. oral health: 4 dental trends to watch. A school-based oral health program resulted in a 50% reduction in untreated cavities in a study of 7,000 elementary students in the U.S.

ADA responds to claim that HIV spreads via toothbrush sharing

Dr. Bicuspid

Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Do you know which dental habit may limit the spread of COVID-19? Dental trends: How infection control has changed and will continue to change. Dental cleanings have never been, will never be nonessential for patients.

How 2-way radios can improve clinic efficiency

Dr. Bicuspid

Dental practices often focus on ramping up their technology game, but what about using technology to boost the practice's communication habits as well? Dental trends: How AI will affect the industry. Could these trends help shape the dental industry in 2021?

Podcast: What you need to know about an OSHA inspection

Dr. Bicuspid

In this podcast, Govoni tells dentists and dental team members what they need to know about an inspection and what should be done now to prepare for one. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Dental trends: How infection control has changed and will continue to change.

Predicting 5 dental industry trends for 2021

Dr. Bicuspid

However, he explains why there are plenty of reasons for optimism in the dental sector. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Dental trends: How AI will affect the industry. Could these trends help shape the dental industry in 2021?

Why Is the TikTok Trend “Veneers Check” Dangerous?

Denton Dental Center

billion users worldwide, serving as the home to many emerging video trends. Dentists are sounding the alarm on a recent dental TikTok trend – the “Veneers Check” challenge – claiming it’s highly misleading and encouraging people to make irreversible mistakes.

Social media’s impact on dental inequality


A growing number of Americans now turn to social media for the latest dental trends and cosmetic treatments. A deeper look into several trending dental topics exposes underlying issues in social media inequality and dental misinformation. .

Patients Should Steer Clear of DIY TikTok Dentistry

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

As more people turn to social media for all things trending, oral health professionals should be prepared to remind patients that not all TikTok trends should be followed, especially do-it-yourself (DIY) dentistry.

Be Careful of Oral Health Fads

North Haven Dentists

With that in mind, there are a few specific oral health fads and cosmetic dental trends we want to warn our patients about. Dental Health Don’ts. The post Be Careful of Oral Health Fads appeared first on My Dental Practice Website.

How to Practice Good Oral Hygiene at Home in Harrisonburg, VA


It breaks down into fibrous strands that naturally clean the teeth — it’s nature’s dental floss! Just say no to Tik-Tok trends If you’re a Tik-Tok or other social media user, you may have seen some recent dental trends making the rounds.

Growing Your Private Dental Practice into Multi-Locations: Top Tips for Scaling Your Vision and Strategy

Planet DDS

From here it’s about how you scale your vision if you want to grow your private dental practice into more locations. . And that’s key to expanding your business beyond a single dental practice. . What are the financial risks associated with more than one dental practice? .

How to Exceed Your Dental Patient’s Expectations

Planet DDS

Patients form their impression about your dental practice even before they enter your facility. It’s about recognizing more than their appointed dental visit. Build trust around more than just your dental expertise.

Upcoming Dental Industry Trends for 2022

Planet DDS

And while a high percentage are ready to put the COVID-19 pandemic to rest, there are still long lasting effects on the dental industry. The ADA (American Dental Association) is keeping it’s finger on the pulse of pandemic impact data. . Upcoming dental industry trends for 2022 .

Increase Your Dental Practice Production by Implementing Online Scheduling

Planet DDS

Could your dental practice production be a timing issue? Back to timing – it’s basically narrowing the gap between a current or potential patient’s thought about a dental appointment and the convenience of taking action. Why online scheduling is moving from trend to norm.

Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset and Create a Thriving Private Dental Practice

Planet DDS

If that’s your response, it could have something to do with your inner entrepreneur as a solo, private dental practice owner. The daily grind of running a dental practice…. Frankly, it’s more of a wake-up call to up-your-game as a dental professional. “How’s it going…?”

Forward-Thinking Dentistry for Looking Ahead and Staying Ahead in 2021

Planet DDS

That’s an appropriate tag but projecting future outcomes also requires essential actions to maintain consistency in your dental practice or organization. Contrary to popular opinion the future isn’t only populated by dental superstars with a crystal ball. Practice Management Trends

Where Do We Go From Here With Social, Racial, and Ethnic Diversity in Dentistry?

Planet DDS

A “welcome mat” approach has been the norm for the majority of dental practices. Strides have been made from the halls of dental education to dental technology innovators and of course to the boots-on-the-ground local dental practice.