July, 2022

Five People You Want on Your Side as a New Dentist

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Tara Abouhmahboub. When you become a dentist, navigating the job market can be a challenge, and you certainly don’t want to do it on your own. Top 5 People To Know When Starting Your Dental Career. Here are the five people you’ll definitely want to know when starting your career! Accountant.

It’s SUMMERTIME! This is Why We Cross-train!

Oral Health Group

Just to be clear, the link between cross-training and summer has nothing to do with peak fitness so we look great in our summer wardrobe! Well…it could be about that. But not in an article for a dental publication. Instead, … The post It’s SUMMERTIME! This is Why We Cross-train!

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How does Identity Dental Marketing Handle Direct Mail Campaigns?

Identity Dental

Direct mail is helpful when announcing a new business or new service offerings. It tends to “work” to generate about 3 new patients per 5,000 pieces until it tapers off and stops working after about 5-6 mailers. Direct mail works best when paired with aggressive offers.

The Aspen Group Debuts Its TAG Oral Care Center for Excellence, Providing Free Dental Care to Underserved Illinois Residents

Dental News and Technology

3 Types of Web Content Most Likely to Be Shared on Social Media

Clicc Media

It’s incredible to see just how effective social media has become in growing traffic to commercial websites. Sometimes all it takes is a group of followers with a large number of followers to begin seeing a huge increase in traffic to your site.

Dental Marketing: What’s In It For Me?

Med Rank Interactive

Anytime you choose a restaurant, healthcare provider, or service, there are factors that play into your decision. The practice’s reputation, signs, ads, and more entice you to choose their services. Marketing helps you decide “what’s in it for me” as you choose a product or service.

Should You Consider a Dental Residency?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Sable Muntean. It can be tempting to jump right into the workforce after graduating from dental school, but finding a residency can be a hugely rewarding experience for new dentists — and those positions are often paid, as well. How Long Is Dental Residency?

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What’s involved in a Custom Press Release from Identity?

Identity Dental

If you’re considering purchasing a custom press release, it’s a great idea for many situations, and it can be very beneficial to any business owner. It is most commonly used in the following situations: Introducing a new service, technology, or expanding services to a new demographic.

SomnoMed posts record Q4 and delivers on FY22 revenue guidance

Dental News and Technology

PLANO, Texas , July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SomnoMed Limited (ASX "SOM", or the Company), a leading company in the provision of oral appliance treatment solutions for sleep-related breathing disorders and obstructive sleep apnea ('OSA'), is pleased to provide its quarterly activities report for the period ended 30 June 2022 (Q4 FY22).

It’s SUMMERTIME! This is Why We Cross-train!

Dental Peers

Just to be clear, the link between cross-training and summer has nothing to do with peak fitness so we look great in our summer wardrobe! Well…it could be about that. But not in an article for a dental publication.

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Chocolate Prevents Cavities… SAY WHAT!?!

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Happy summer! Finally, well maybe almost here in the Pacific Northwest. It usually arrives right after the 4th of July so we are right on track. Time for a little fun in the sun and easy, lazy days so thought I might share with you some yummy facts to lighten your day and make you smile big.

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How Dental Assistants Can Deal with Workplace Bullying

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dianne Auger, RDH, BS. Have you ever loved your position on the dental team, and then it starts to all go downhill? Have you ever thought that being in a profession such as this one that there are no conflicts or acts of workplace bullying? Well, there is!

Improve Patient Experience: 7 Proven Tips for Dental Clinics

Oral Health Group

Did you know that 80% of patients will look for another clinic if you fail to provide a great patient experience and their expectations of convenience are not satisfied?

I’ve Been Running My Ads for 2 Months, Where Are the Results?

Identity Dental

Why are my ads not working? Like ALL marketing methods, paid digital advertising takes time to work. Usually in the third month, the campaign has matured past its learning phase and will begin to produce the expected results. As time goes on, personalized tweaks will be implemented to the campaign allowing our team to best […]. The post I’ve Been Running My Ads for 2 Months, Where Are the Results? appeared first on Identity Dental Marketing. dental marketing

Implant-supported crowns with locking taper implant-abutment connection: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

Systematic Review | Articles in Press Implant-supported crowns with locking taper implant-abutment connection: A systematic review and meta-analysis Published: July 18, 2022 DOI: [link] Abstract Statement of problem Implant-supported single crowns are more prone to screw loosening than splinted prostheses.

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New book ‘If Your Mouth Could Talk’ Lays Out Imp.

The Super Dentists

New book ‘If Your Mouth Could Talk’ lays out the importance of dental hygiene Dr. Kami Hoss, dentist and author, talks about lessons and information gleaned from his new. Read More. The post New book ‘If Your Mouth Could Talk’ Lays Out Imp.

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Dental Researchers Make Discovery Regarding Periodontal Diseases and Alzheimer Disease

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Researchers at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine have discovered a link between Fusobacterium nucleatum , a periodontal pathogen, and the progression of Alzheimer disease. They found that the pro-inflammatory F. nucleatum exacerbates the signs of the neurodegenerative disease.

How and Why to get Oral Appliance Therapy

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Teresa DeNike. If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea, there’s a 90% chance your doctor recommended CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure). There’s a reason for that — CPAP is incredibly effective — but it might not be right for you, and the hose can be cumbersome to sleep in.

Step by Step: How to Conduct a Social Media Audit for Your Dental Practice

Oral Health Group

You might cringe at the word “audit,” associating it with stress-causing, time-wasting tax problems. Fortunately, not all audits are as daunting – or frightening – as those.

Dentsply Sirona World returns to Caesar’s Forum Conference Center in Las Vegas

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Read Time: 3 Minute, 5 Second. Dentsply Sirona World returns to fabulous Las Vegas Sept. 15–17, 2022!

Oral health care in Europe: Financing, access and provision

Dental News and Technology

Health Syst Transi. 2022 Jun;24(2):1-176. Abstract With growing awareness of the large burden of oral diseases and how limited coverage affects both access and affordability, oral health policy has been receiving increased attention in recent years.

Charcoal Toothpaste: Does it Work?

The Super Dentists

Charcoal toothpaste, also referred to as “black toothpaste,” is a current trend marketed as a way to keep teeth clean and white without using harmful ingredients. It’s very popular among. Read More. The post Charcoal Toothpaste: Does it Work? appeared first on The Super Dentists. Dental Health

Legislation Seeks to Expand Dental Care to US Reserve Component Members

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The proposed Healthcare for our Troops Act (HR 3512) would expand both medical and dental benefits to reserve component members of the United States Armed Forces, which includes the Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve, and Coast Guard Reserve.

Sign-On or Stay-On Bonus?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. David Rice. The great resignation , team-turnover, call it what you will, is dentistry’s single greatest problem today and will continue to be for the next 1 to 1.5 years. With that, many practices have turned to sign-on bonuses in an attempt to attract top talent.

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How to resolve fitting issues with zirconia crowns

Dentistry Blog

Zirconia crowns have gained popularity over the past decade. Today’s patients request zirconia crowns over metal-based crowns because zirconia restorations provide strength and lifelike esthetics.

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Power of the Practice Growth Acceleration Call | Blog Series

Firegang

Taking The PAIN Out Of Practice Growth. If you’re like most dentists, determining the right levers to pull to achieve your practice growth goals is not only a painstaking pursuit, but it can be downright painful one, too.

Zest Dental Solutions Protects LOCATOR® With Court Ruling

Dental News and Technology

PRESS RELEASE JUL 21, 2022 Decision helps assure Zest customers receive genuine LOCATOR® products CARLSBAD, Calif.,

Focus Atlanta – Tips for Better Oral Hygiene

The Super Dentists

Kami Hoss, “If Your Mouth Could Talk” author, discusses ways that we can improve our dental hygiene. Watch now: CBS Atlanta. The post Focus Atlanta – Tips for Better Oral Hygiene appeared first on The Super Dentists. In The News

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Dental Researcher Tackles Oral Health Disparities Among Older Adults

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

In the state of Ohio, low-income older adults experience increased rates of oral disease and face significant barriers to professional dental services.

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Top 5 Mistakes New Dentists Make

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. David Rice. Read them. Digest them. Ask igniteDDS how to avoid them! 5 Mistakes I Made As A New Dentist.

NIGHT GUARD MATERIAL & SAFETY: Acrylic, BPA, and Phthalates

Dentistry Blog

Chronic teeth grinding and clenching is a problem for many dental patients and is well known for causing significant damage to teeth. However, it can be treated by providing patients with a custom-made dental night guard. Dental Technology Tips & Tricks

CAD-CAM removable complete dentures

The Dental Elf

This review comparing the outcomes of , CAD-CAM removable complete dentures (CDs) with conventional CDs included 73 studies. A majority of the studies were in-vitro small, and involved multiple comparison.

Is perioperative antibiotic prophylaxis in the case of routine surgical removal of the third molar still justified? A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial with a split-mouth design

Dental News and Technology

Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2022 ) Cite this article 117 Accesses Metrics details Abstract Introduction Since antimicrobial resistance, caused by various factors including antibiotic overuse and abuse, is a severe challenge, the necessity of perioperative antibiotic prophylactic for surgical third molar removal remains a contentious topic.

Dental Anxiety Doesn’t Just Affect Children: Tips for Adults

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Dental anxiety is a common problem, and it doesn’t just affect children. In fact, studies show that dental anxiety affects more adults than children. There are many reasons for this, but one of the main reasons is that adults have had more time to develop dental fear and anxiety.

Moderna to Release Redesigned COVID Vaccine to Thwart New Variant

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Moderna has revamped its COVID-19 vaccine to more effectively combat the highly contagious Omicron BA.5 variant. The new vaccine will be available this fall as a booster shot. The United States federal government has secured 66 million doses. A redesigned Pfizer vaccine will also be ready this fall.

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The Importance of Dental Photography

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Zach Sisler. Photography is a skill that often gets overlooked by recent dental school graduates, but it can be an essential tool at every step of running your practice.

Zirconia crowns preparation guidelines

Dentistry Blog

Since its emergence into the dental arena, Zirconia has increasingly become the material of choice for clinicians who wish to provide their patients with the most technologically advanced metal-free restorations. Dental Technology Tips & Tricks Zirconia