Mon.Sep 20, 2021

Do you know how to care for your patients with MS?

Dr. Bicuspid

Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are at greater risk of developing periodontal disease and caries due to difficulties they may have performing oral care and accessing a dentist, according to a clinical paper published in the British Dental Journal.

Let’s Get Real: 5-Plus Ways to Inject Authenticity Into Your Practice and Attract Loyal Patients

Oral Health Group

“Authenticity,” as defined by Merriam-Webster, is about being “true to one’s personality, spirit, and character.” The daily onslaught of information has naturally led to consumers craving authenticity now more than ever before.


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Do's and don'ts for organization

Dr. Bicuspid

If you're not organized (you're forgetting daily tasks, always running behind, etc.), your office will always be in chaos. Well-organized practices are more efficient, less stressed, and highly productive, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin.


Effects of ozonated olive oil and photobiomodulation using diode laser on gingival depigmented wound: A randomized clinical study

Dental News and Technology

Tualzik T, Chopra R, Gupta SJ, Sharma N, Khare M, Gulati L. Effects of ozonated olive oil and photobiomodulation using diode laser on gingival depigmented wound: A randomized clinical study. J Indian Soc Periodontol 2021;25:422-6 Objective: Photobiomodulation (PBM) using diode laser is regarded an effective modality for the repair of tissues and control of pain. Ozone, owing to its biocompatibility, healing, and antimicrobial properties, is used in dentistry as well.


NIDCR Awards Grant to Study Salivary Gland Cancer

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

According to the American Cancer Society, salivary cancer represents less than 1% of United States cancer cases, yet it affects more than 100,000 Americans annually. With early detection, patients with this type of cancer have more than a 60% survival rate.


5 Types of Emails Dentists Can Use to Help Keep Their Patients Happy

The Big Brush

Email marketing may be a very effective way to drive engagement for your dental practice and keep your patients happy.

TikTok Users Promote Questionable DIY Oral Health Treatments

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Popular app TikTok has become a favorite vehicle for trendsetters, whose short, homemade videos on pretty much anything—including challenges, pop culture, and life hacks—are downloaded by billions across the globe.

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Advocate for Expanding Children’s Access to Oral Health

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Matt Crespin, MPH, RDH. Growing up in Arizona, Matt Crespin, MPH, RDH, had originally set his sights on becoming a dentist after working in a dental office. Instead, he found himself drawn to the preventive nature of dental hygiene.

Questions You Should Be Asking Your Child’s Pediatric Dentist

Polkadot Dental

As a part of your child’s pediatric dental check-up appointment, your kids dentist will spend some time discussing their oral healthcare with you and your child.

COVID-19 Is Deadliest Pandemic in United States History

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

While the Spanish flu of 1918 has held the record as the deadliest disease event in the nation’s history with 675,000 deaths, it is clear that COVID-19, with 674,000 deaths and rising, will soon bypass this number. The global death rate due to SARS-CoV-2 infection is more than 4.7 million.


Celebrating 20 Years in Endodontics

Phoenix Endodontist

This month, the entire country paused to reflect on the 20-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that shook us all in September 2001. What also occurred in September 2001 was Dr Jacqueline Allen opening her own endodontic specialty practice in Phoenix, AZ.

Clinical Case: Hidden Caries on Upper First Pre-molar


The post Clinical Case: Hidden Caries on Upper First Pre-molar appeared first on 3M Dental Blog. Clinical Cases EMEA (ONLY) Homepage Featured - EMEA


Invisalign Partners with Ultradent for Whitening in Clear Aligners


As a long time fan and sometime consultant for Ultradent, I have always been a user of their Opalescence whitening system. I've also seen Ultradent from the inside and I can gladly say that the company and their culture is incredible and one of the only such companies I am aware. The founder, Dr. Dan Fisher, has created a corporate culture based on "do the right thing". We could use a lot more of that in this world. The following info was announced last week by Ultradent and Align.