Wed.Sep 08, 2021

3 Systems You NEED to Put in Place to Grow Your Dental Practice

Delivering Wow

It can be way too easy to get stuck in your ways of doing things around the office, even if it isn’t necessarily the best, most effective, and productive way. But when things in your practice become stagnant, so does growth.

For richer, for poorer: FQHC pay differs for dentists, execs

Dr. Bicuspid

Numerous dentists work in the demanding public sector environment of federally qualified health centers (FQHCs). These providers work on challenging cases for lower pay than their private practice counterparts. But the same isn't always true for those at the top, writes Dr. Michael W. Davis.


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Metal or Plastic Fillings?

Ask The Dentist

Fillings are very common procedures and while they are preventable, they still happen. So, if you are getting a filling done, should you go with metal or plastic as your material of choice? Today, Dr. B outlines these two materials and weighs up the pros and cons of each.


Dental Practice Made Simple: Do you need to hire an associate?

Dr. Bicuspid

Do you need to bring in an associate? For many dentists, the answer is no, explains Dr. Roger P. Levin in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple. Instead of bringing on labor, practices can boost production with better systems.


SARS-CoV-2 and regular patient treatment – from the use of rapid antigen testing up to treatment specific precaution measures

Dental News and Technology

Head & Face Medicine volume 17 , Article number: 39 ( 2021 ) details Abstract Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic poses a continued challenge for all parties involved especially for the dentist as routine operation must be resumed. Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) are actually recommended to identify and minimize infectious risks. However, there is still no guideline on the implementation of RATs in a dental or medical setting.


Starting a writing club during the pandemic


Ever since my undergraduate years at NYU, writing has always been a passion of mine. I wrote for news site Odyssey Online and had the opportunity to interview NYU students, singer Luke Wade and even ask a question to Sarah Jessica Parker.


Number of US Children With COVID-19 Skyrockets

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

During the first week of September, more than 250,000 children contracted COVID-19 in the United States, representing the highest number of weekly pediatric cases ever reported since the global pandemic commenced in March 2020.


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Why Digital Marketing Is Important For Dentists

The Big Brush

Has your dental practice hopped on the digital marketing bandwagon? If not, here's what you could be missing out on. Marketing Tips for Dentists

What You Should Look for When Searching for a Dentist

Hardin Dental

Choosing a dentist is an important step when it comes to your healthy, beautiful smile. Your dentist will be with you for many years, caring for your teeth and oral health and helping you keep up with oral care.

A Dentist’s Journey from India to California and Back to the Himalayas

Go Ask Fred

Fred interviews Dr. Hema Patel, a dentist in San Ramon, CA, whose career journey took her from India to NYU to Silicon Valley, practice ownership and then sale, and finally to practice coaching with Fortune Management.

Planmeca Oy Announces Intended Acquisition of KaVo Treatment Unit & Instrument Business


Here's an interesting bit of news from a press release of September 7th. Planmeca Oy is a company with a strong presence in the dental market. Envista is a behemoth in the industry with ownership of several companies within the dental space. I have always referred to Kavo as "the Lamborghini of the Dental Market" and Planmeca has always had reputation for quality and innovation as well. It will be interesting to see where this leads.