Thu.Jun 23, 2022

3 factors that influence dentist opioid prescriptions

Dr. Bicuspid

A prescription for antibiotics, the use of sedation, and even whether a dental student was involved in the procedure are just some of the factors that influence whether a prescription for opioids was given after a tooth extraction, reports a study published on June 9 in the Journal of the American Dental Association.


The effectiveness of adjunctive measures in managing peri-implant mucositis: an umbrella review

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How will inflation affect your practice's production?

Dr. Bicuspid

Your practice may have weathered the COVID-19 pandemic, but do you have the right strategies in place to maintain success during this period of inflation? Dr. Roger P. Levin summarizes five production strategies to help your practice keep pace with higher costs.


NYU College of Dentistry Receives Federal Funds to Reach the Underserved

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The United States Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry with a $1.5 million grant to prepare dental and dental hygienists to better serve disadvantaged populations, including those with disabilities and pregnant women.

Third molar surgery and antibiotics to prevent infection

The Dental Elf

This review and infection of dry socket after third molar surgery identified 58 RCTs of whihc 34 contributed to a meta-analyses. The findings indicated that metronidazle and amoxicillin did reduce infection but the findings were of low certainty.


How Much Should a Dental Practice Spend on Marketing?


How Much Should I Be Spending on Dental Marketing? With the right systems and strategies in place, you may not need to spend as much as you’d think on your dental practice marketing. ……… Losing a patient is costly for dental practices.

Sonendo, Inc. Announces Executive Management Team Changes


Sonendo, Inc. NYSE: SONX), a leading dental technology company and developer of the GentleWave® System, today announced two upcoming departures from its executive management team. Jacqueline Collins, vice president, general counsel, and Merhzad Khakpour, chief technology officer, will each leave the company in July for other opportunities. In 2018 Ms. Collins became Sonendo’s first general counsel, bringing extensive expertise in medical device and intellectual property to the company.