Tue.May 17, 2022

Dental Patient Communication: Learning to meet your patients where they are

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Savanah Craig. One of the biggest challenges I face while beginning my career in dentistry is patient communication. I have spent the last 4 years learning a whole new language of technical jargon to be able to communicate with my colleagues and read research articles.

Digital workflow speeds up implant-supported crowns

Dr. Bicuspid

Implant-supported crowns can be made in both fully and partially digital workflows. The occlusal adjustment and total adjustment times of the fully digital workflow, however, are significantly shorter than the partially digital workflow, according to a study in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.


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What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Dental School

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Savanah Craig. Before “Day in the Life” Instagram posts, there wasn’t a lot of information about what being in Dental School was like. I had spent many hours shadowing dentists for my application, but none of them ever talked about their four years of school.


Root canal narrowing patterns of mandibular first premolars on panoramic radiographs according to the number of root canals diagnosed on cone beam computed tomographic images

Dental News and Technology

Odontology ( 2022) details Abstract Understanding the variations in root canal morphology is important for successful endodontic treatment. Mandibular first premolars have a single root in 98% of cases, and multiple root canals are found in approximately 20% of cases. However, the details of these characteristic findings in panoramic radiography and their diagnostic accuracy are unknown.

Dental Hygiene Program Partners With Resettlement Agency to Help Afghan Refugees

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The Department of Dental Hygiene at Middlesex Community College in Lowell, Massachusetts, has partnered with the International Institute of New England to provide dental care to 32 children from Afghanistan.



Dental News and Technology

Former Align Executive Joins LightForce as CRO to Accelerate the Orthodontic Industry’s Transition to Fully Digital and Customization BURLINGTON, Mass. May 16, 2022) – 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.

Intrabony periodontal defects measurement

The Dental Elf

This review of the accuracy of clinical and radiographic measurements of infrabony periodontal defects inclded 10 studies reporting on 17 comparisons.

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[PODCAST] You’re 9x more likely to die of disease if you d.

The Super Dentists

[link] Did you know that you’re 9x more likely to die of Covid if you have gum disease. And half the population actually has gum disease they just don’t know. Read More. The post [PODCAST] You’re 9x more likely to die of disease if you d. appeared first on The Super Dentists. In The News


Oral Cancer Screening: Why Is It Necessary?

Gilreath Dental

Over 60,000 American get diagnosed with oral cancer in a year & over 12,000 are estimated to die from this preventable condition. Oral cancer affects the mouth, lips, tongue, and throat and can quickly spread to other body parts.


Join Me Tonight for a Presentation on Advanced Digital Caries Detection


The good folks at Medidenta have been nice enough to allow me to present this evening. If you are interested in learning more about devices that can make diagnosing caries easier, join me for all the low down. The best part? It's FREE! Follow this link to register


Prophylaxis antibiotics needed to prevent endocarditis? Maybe?

Dr. Bicuspid

It is unclear whether prophylaxis antibiotics help prevent bacterial endocarditis in at-risk patients undergoing invasive dental procedures, according to a systematic review published May 10 in Cochrane Library.