Thu.Sep 16, 2021

Teaching Your Dental Staff How to Get Your Patients to Come Back

Delivering Wow

Working at a dental practice entails a lot, so we often stray from focusing on ensuring our patients keep coming back. This can be the mistake that prevents your practice from growing and reaching its full potential.

Clinicians in Japan use navigation system for TMJ surgery

Dr. Bicuspid

Clinicians in Japan successfully performed a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis surgery on a pediatric patient using a computer-assisted navigation system, according to details published on September 10 in the Journal of Medical Case Reports.


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Systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic studies of proximal surface caries

Dental News and Technology

Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2021 ) Cite this article details Abstract Aim This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to assess the diagnostic accuracy and reliability of commonly used caries detection methods for proximal caries diagnostics. Visual examination (VE), bitewing radiography (BWR), laser fluorescence (LF), and fibre-optic transillumination (FOTI) were considered in detail.


Queen Victoria made wearing teeth a fashion trend

Dr. Bicuspid

From mourning her husband's death to showing off love tokens from his hunting trips, Queen Victoria helped trigger the popularity of jewelry adorned with teeth, according to a news article published on September 10 in the British Dental Journal.


Are Dental Implants Painful?

Brookside Dental

Have you been considering replacing your missing teeth with dental implants? They’re one of the most popular types of dental restorations because they’re a permanent solution. You may already know that implants fuse with your jawbone to act as your new tooth’s root.

Are too many write-offs hurting your financial health?

Dr. Bicuspid

Are you repeatedly signing refund checks to patients? You may be passing off money that actually belongs to the practice, writes Dr. James V. Anderson. He details common errors and how to tally up contracted fees accurately.

Stop Gingivitis With These 5 Steps

Gilreath Dental

Gingivitis may be a dental term you are already aware of. It is a condition that is marked by red, bleeding and puffy gums. As many as half of American adults suffer from this initial stage of gum disease. While gingivitis is common, it doesn’t mean it should be taken lightly. What is Gingivitis?


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Dental Implant Care Beyond the Chair

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. Even implant patients who are diligent about keeping maintenance appointments may run into trouble with peri-implant disease if they don’t practice good daily oral hygiene at home.

The Volunteer State Has Highest Number of COVID-19 Cases in the Nation

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Tennessee has earned the unwanted prize of being home to the most new COVID-19 cases per capita in the United States. One out of 81 Tennessee residents tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 during the past week. The number of COVID-19 cases in the Volunteer State has risen 90% since late August.


Should I Be Cleaning My Tongue? 

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

When talking about oral health, we often refer to the teeth and gums. However, there’s another important part of your mouth that doesn’t get talked about often enough when it comes to dental hygiene — the tongue. Should you be cleaning it? This is what you need to know. .


How where teeth that had fallen out reattached in ancient Egypt?


The post How where teeth that had fallen out reattached in ancient Egypt? appeared first on 3M Dental Blog. EMEA (ONLY) Why Science Matters Brain Of The Week


Apples Big Announcements


Apple usually has a couple of events every year to announce either new products or improvements to existing product lines. There was a virtual event yesterday and, true to their tradition, they announced quite a few things. Over the years it has become the event where they announce the new iPhones. Which brings me to a quick comment. Did you know that any 14 year old today does not remember a time without iPhones? I find that practically hard to believe, but it's true. Dang I feel old!