Wed.May 11, 2022

Dental mentorship & why it’s important

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Savanah Craig. If you attend enough ASDA events, you’ll hear about the importance of finding a mentor to help support you on your journey towards a career in dentistry. However, there isn’t much explanation about how to find a mentor or why it’s so important. How to Find a Dentist Mentor.


ADA starting to recover from cyberattack

Dr. Bicuspid

The ADA is "making significant progress" in restoring operations following a cybersecurity attack that left its communication and membership systems paralyzed for nearly three weeks, according to a statement the ADA gave to on May 11.


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How much should you pay for malpractice insurance? $4,000? $5,000?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. Luke Shapiro. I just got off the phone with my insurance sales rep and they informed me that it would now cost me almost $11,000 to have malpractice insurance in New York City! What?! I thought I misunderstood. Is it even legal to increase malpractice by this much? Turns out it is.

Antibiotic use leads to woman's black hairy tongue

Dr. Bicuspid

A 69-year-old woman developed black hairy tongue after taking an antibiotic commonly prescribed to treat bacterial infections, according to a recent case report published in the American Journal of Case Reports. Read more on Related Reading: Are antibiotics needed for gum disease?


Neo Edition of CS 8200 3D Family Takes It to the Next Level, Makes CBCT Even More Intuitive

Dental News and Technology

ATLANTA— Carestream Dental is introducing more dentists to CBCT imaging—and giving current CS 8200 3D users more options—by launching the Neo Edition of the CS 8200 3D Family. The Neo Edition is an evolution of the CS 8200 3D, and optional Scan Ceph module, that improves ease of use, contributes to a better clinical experience, and leads to more successful outcomes for patients.

The importance of creating a patient health history

Dr. Bicuspid

The health history form is the starting point to building a lasting relationship with your patients. Dr. James V. Anderson shares tips about how to create a thorough health history form and related conversation. Read more on Related Reading: Have you pigeonholed your patients?

Colorado Considers Dental Therapy Bill

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The Colorado General Assembly is considering a bill, SB 219, that would legalize the practice of dental therapy in the state. Colorado already allows dental hygienists to open their own independent practices since the passing of a statute in 1987.

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Need Help Creating a Clear Dental Meeting Huddle Agenda?


Here are six tips for creating the perfect dental meeting huddle agenda! If you are struggling with creating effective Morning Huddles in your dental office, this article is for you! Get Now! Having a dental office morning huddle is an integral part of the day.

Bonding vs. Veneers, What’s Better?

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

When it comes to correcting the appearance of teeth, there are a few different cosmetic dentistry options. Two of the most common are bonding and veneers. So, what’s the difference? And which one is better for you?

How I use exercise to enhance stamina and decrease stress


The unspoken tie that unites students in all facets of continuing their education — whether they’re undergraduates, dental students, or medical students — is stress. It is like an ever-present ghost looming over our collective presence, reminding us of tasks, to-do lists, and worries.


A Question To Ask Your Patients

Coaches Corner

A Question To Ask Your Patients. There’s so much more to our patients than where they work, what type of insurance they have, and that gnarly MOD amalgam on tooth # 30.

Set them up for success: Treating Early Childhood Caries with Glass Ionomers


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Reward Offers for Information to Bring Conti Ransomware Variant Co-Conspirators to Justice


This is an interesting piece of news. The US Department of State has decided to dial up the pressure on the Conti ransomware gang. This group has been pretty prolific and in addition to making tons of money in ransom, they have also wrought havoc on a number of U.S.