Mon.Aug 01, 2022

Why Aren’t Dentists Screening & Treating Sleep Apnea Patients?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Teresa Power DeNike, BS. Sleep is a severely overlooked area in dentistry. In 2017, the ADA recommended all dentists screen for sleep apnea (and treat or refer out). Yet only 70% of dentists screen for sleep apnea, and most lack confidence in performing accurate routine screenings.

Another study links periodontitis to Alzheimer's disease

Dr. Bicuspid

Yet another study has linked periodontal and Alzheimer's disease. The bacteria behind periodontal disease may also contribute to the development of Alzheimer's, according to a review published on July 21 in the Journal of Dental Sciences.

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Heartland Dental Announces Doctor Difference Brand Campaign Celebrating Company's Doctor-Led Roots

Dental News and Technology

Heartland Dental launches new brand campaign, showcasing distinct advantages of its doctor-led approach, voiced by the company's supported doctors and hygienists EFFINGHAM, Ill.

Evidence lacks on benefit of school dental screenings for kids

Dr. Bicuspid

Will children visit the dentist more often if they undergo oral health screenings at school? There's not enough research that shows screenings improve dental attendance, according to a review published on July 27 in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

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Now That You Know You Need Cross-Training, What Comes Next?

Dental Peers

Last month, we discussed the importance of cross-training, particularly at a time when so many offices are struggling with shortages of team members. The question is how to do this effectively. The first thing I would suggest is make sure your team is involved in the process.

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Do's and don'ts for customer service

Dr. Bicuspid

Like most other small businesses, dental practices are searching for ways to differentiate themselves from the competition. One of the most effective ways to set your practice apart from others centers on customer service, explains Dr. Roger P. Levin.

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Now That You Know You Need Cross-Training, What Comes Next?

Oral Health Group

Last month, we discussed the importance of cross-training, particularly at a time when so many offices are struggling with shortages of team members. The question is how to do this effectively.

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Essential tools to enhance the efficiency and profitability of your dental office

Logic Tech Corp

Having a well-run office is essential to the success of your business. But what specific tools and strategies can help you streamline your operations and boost your profits? Let’s discuss some key essentials every dental office should have in order to run efficiently. Dental imaging software.

What is the Future of Dentistry?

The Big Brush

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a massive shift in nearly every industry, but particularly for dentists and other medical professionals. Now, many people are wondering how these shifts may have affected dentistry permanently. Marketing Tips for Dentists Career Growth COVID19

5 Factors that Cause Tooth Discoloration and How to Fix It

Hardin Dental

The road to getting and maintaining white teeth doesn’t have to be a tricky one, but there can be a few obstacles in your way. Tooth discoloration can take away from a killer smile and make you feel insecure about showing your teeth at all.

The Battle Between Smile Direct Club and Invisalign Continues.

Denticle

In a reopened case arising from prior NAD decisions, The National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs determined that SmileDirectClub, LLC's claim that its treatment costs "60% less than Invisalign," without further qualification, was overly broad. Therefore, NAD recommended SmileDirectClub (SDC) modify the claim to clearly and conspicuously disclose that SDC aligners do not correct the same range of issues that might be addressed with Invisalign.