Fri.Jul 30, 2021

Second Opinion: Dental therapists needed for oral health equity

Dr. Bicuspid

In this Second Opinion, Dr. Steven Krauss offers his response to a commentary by dental thought leaders who proposed five strategies for using the Medicaid program to increase oral health equity. Krauss argues that employing dental therapists should also be a solution.


Prevalence of proximal contact loss between implant-supported prostheses and adjacent natural teeth: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

[link] Published: July 19, 2021 DOI: [link] Abstract Statement of problem Proximal contact loss between implant-supported prostheses and adjacent natural teeth is a complication that has been reported in clinical practice. However, the prevalence of the condition is unclear.


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Scaling Sustainably With the Cloud


Increasing consolidation by Dental Service Organizations (DSOs) and group practices, is reshaping the dental industry. As DSOs and multi-location group practices continue to grow, they have to rely on technology solutions that let them scale sustainably. What is sustainable scaling?

California Dental Professionals Must Be Fully Vaccinated or Undergo Weekly COVID-19 Testing

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The state of California will require all healthcare providers—including oral health professionals and dental office staff—to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing beginning August 9.


Understanding How Tooth Decay Destroys Your Tooth

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Tooth decay is damage to your tooth’s surface, also known as the enamel. When left untreated, it can lead to many dental health issues and even result in your tooth becoming loose or needing to be extracted.


Solea All-Tissue Laser: A Key Technology for an Airway-Only Treatment Center

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. During his 20-year general dentistry career, Ryan Henrichsen, DDS, MAGD, saw hundreds of patients who were suffering from issues that had more to do with the structure of their mouths and throats than dental problems. “I

How Much Do Dental Intraoral Sensors Cost?

Planet DDS

Intraoral digital sensor prices can run the gamut. As of the writing of this blog, sensors can start at approximately $2,000 for a Jazz Solo sensor and can cost upwards of $6,000 for a Planmeca sensor and over $11,000 for a Gendex sensor. But that’s not the only cost in owning a dental sensor.

Cryoablation Therapy Freezes Breast Cancer Cells, Helps Patients Avoid Surgery

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

New clinical data from a study on cryoablation’s effects on small low-risk breast cancer tumors lends more support to the use of this minimally invasive treatment.