Thu.Jul 29, 2021

Mind Your Mouth

Queen of Dental Hygiene

The health of your mouth and brain are so completely intertwined as to be inseparable. I had the opportunity to share my oral wellness information with Dr. Nafisa Sekandari , a clinical psychologist and podcaster.

Dental visits lag for publicly insured patients

Dr. Bicuspid

By August 2020, privately insured patients were visiting the dentist at about the same rate as before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study in the Journal of the American Dental Association. But dental utilization still lagged by 7.5% for patients with public insurance.


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Diagnostic accuracy of CBCT compared to panoramic radiography in predicting IAN exposure: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2021 ) Cite this article details Abstract Objectives The aim of this study is to verify whether the diagnostic accuracy of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is superior to panoramic radiography (PR) in predicting inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) exposure during the lower third molar extraction.


How procurement software can increase ROI

Dr. Bicuspid

Procurement is a strategic business function that plays a role in practice success. Yet, too often dental practices do not fully realize these benefits. In this column, Daniel M. Traub breaks down how procurement can boost your savings and return on investment (ROI).


Healthcare Systems Across the US Require Employees to be Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

With more than 60 medical organizations representing a wide variety of healthcare professionals—from physicians to nurses to pharmacists to physician assistants—formally issuing a statement in support of mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare providers, medical systems across the nation are requiring employees to get vaccinated.


Want to Keep Your Teeth? Get Your Vitamin D!

Gilreath Dental

Since you were a child, you’ve probably heard about the importance of calcium for strong bones and teeth. However, did you know that Vitamin D also plays a key role. In fact, your efforts to get enough calcium in your body are all in vain if you don’t also consume Vitamin D.


Colgate Oral Health Network Celebrates a Decade of Service to Dental Professionals

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Colgate Oral Health Network (COHN) is celebrating its 10th anniversary in style, on track to deliver an all-time high of some 250 hours of online continuing education in 2021 to dental professionals from more than 200 countries.


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CS 12460 Velvet Toothbrush From Curaprox

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Curaprox, is proud to announce the launch of the new CS 12460 velvet – the latest addition to its innovative range of toothbrushes. The CS 12460 Velvet features 12,460 ultra-soft, ultra-fine Curen ® filaments, creating a highly efficient cleaning surface.


Experience with iTero Element 5D


As promised yesterday, here is a fairly long post about my experiences with the newest scanner from iTero. Hopefully this provides some of you with the insight into the product that you need to make a decision of whether it is right for your practice or not.