Wed.May 18, 2022

Possible COVID-19 exposures at CDA Presents

Dr. Bicuspid

Attendees at the 2022 California Dental Association's (CDA) CDA Presents the Art and Science of Dentistry meeting, which was held May 12-14 in Anaheim, CA, may have been exposed to COVID-19, according to a notice dated May 17 from the CDA.


On the biocompatibility of endodontic sealers

Dental News and Technology

Swiss Dent J. 2022 May 9; Abstract Periapical tissue may be exposed to root canal filling materials in consequence of root canal therapy. There is scant scientific data about the biocompatibility of root canal filling materials of various chemistry on the periapical area. This study aimed to investigate the effects of different root canal sealers and their eluates on human alveolar osteoblasts in terms of cell proliferation, adhesion, morphology and gene expression in vitro.


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NY hygienists can give nitrous oxide, local anesthesia

Dr. Bicuspid

Dental hygienists in New York now can administer local infiltration anesthesia and nitrous oxide to patients while assisting dentists with all dental procedures, thanks to a bill that was recently signed into law.

Private Practice Reveal Longevity of Root Canal Treatment

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Research from the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Dentistry that included data from more than 46,000 electronic health records found that 11 years is the average survival rate for teeth post-root canal treatment.


How important is your team?

Dr. Bicuspid

How important is your team? They are the single most important factor in the success of most dental practices, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. But the formula for a winning team and practice has changed dramatically in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Obstructive sleep apnea: What we know and how to treat it


Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has a global prevalence of 9-38%, with cases in the United States estimated at around 54 million. Surprisingly, about 80% of OSA cases remain undiagnosed.


5 Real Opportunities for AI-Enabled Software in Your Dental Practice

Planet DDS

Technology creates many ways for us to differentiate our brands and offer patients the best experience in healthcare. Artificial intelligence (AI) won’t replace our skills in the operatory, but it’s guaranteed to increase our effectiveness.

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SEO Dental Tip: How To Choose Your Primary Category In GMB

My Social Practice

Important SEO Dental Tip: How To Choose Your Primary Category & Service Areas. One of the most effective ways to increase your new patient phone calls is through SEO for dentists. Local SEO will help your Google listing rank higher in the Google map.

Clinical Case: Smile makeover with ceramic veneers to improve esthetics.


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LightForce, makers of the world’s only fully customizable 3D printed braces system, announced that Frank Quinn, former Vice President and General Manager of US Commercial at Align Technology, has joined the LightForce team as their Chief Revenue Officer. Frank brings over 13 years of experience in the orthodontics space, helping to drive growth, revenue, and go-to-market strategies. Frank has been a trusted executive in the orthodontics space for over 13 years.