October, 2021

9 Ways to Help Protect Your Dental Practice

The Big Brush

Whether you’re just launching a private practice or you want to know that the insurance policies you currently have in place offer comprehensive protection, there may be a lot of options and coverage types for you to consider. Dental Practice Business Tips

Dental Practice Made Simple: How to Handle the Unhappy Patient

Dr. Bicuspid

What do you say when a patient comes to the front desk unhappy? In the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple, Dr. Roger P. Levin said the right way to handle that situation is to embrace the patient and his or her complaints.

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5 Simple Ways You Know It’s Time To Update Your Website

Clicc Media

Don’t Miss Out on Conversions Because of an Out-of-Date Site It’s understandable for some business owners to stick to a basic, outdated website because it still provides relevant information and attracts conversions.

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Playing the Game of Employee Roulette?

Oral Health Group

You have dramatically increased salaries…you offered thousands of dollars as a signing bonus…and now, you are spinning the wheel yet again…waiting to see if you will still have all your employees at work today. Welcome to the world of employee … The post Playing the Game of Employee Roulette?

Did I make a mistake going into dentistry?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Sienna Greene, DMD. Did I make a mistake going into dentistry? Why did I become a dentist in the first place? Did I make the right decision? I don’t know if I like it and how do I know I will like it for the rest of my life?

Playing the Game of Employee Roulette?

Dental Peers

You have dramatically increased salaries…you offered thousands of dollars as a signing bonus…and now, you are spinning the wheel yet again…waiting to see if you will still have all your employees at work today. Welcome to the world of employee roulette!

3 Reasons Marketing Agencies Want Your Ad Spend To Pass Through Their Agency

Identity Dental

Why do they want your money to come through the agency instead of going straight to Google Ads or Facebook? They can show higher overall revenues 2. Pooling dollars together allows them to seem more accomplished 3.

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How to Avoid Google Title Rewrites and Make the Most of SEO Traffic Tools

Clicc Media

Over a decade ago, Google began modifying page titles in its search results, but the practice has recently become more commonly applied. Google’s title rewrites gained social media attention on August 17, 2021, when Barry Schwartz reported Google displaying header tags instead of titles in the SERP.

All About the Concierge Practice and Personalization in Dental Care

Oral Health Group

Concierge-style dental offices saw a massive influx in 2020, and they’re here to stay. According to a recent report, the concierge medicine market size will reach $1.93 trillion in 2025. Certainly, COVID-19 played a considerable role in its rise in popularity.

Top Skills to be the Best Dentist

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Katie Dumbell, DDS, MS. In dental school, we are taught the technical skills that are required to be a dentist, but some of the most important skills to being the best dentist aren’t things you learn in a classroom.

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Being Bio-Logical w/ Amanda Cole Hill

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Hello Readers! You also get to be listeners today! This is all about being bio-logical, my favorite things to talk about in my dental health world. Please enjoy this interview with Amanda Cole Hill as part of her podcast series “Top Five” on the Tale of Two Hygiensts.

FirstPlug® Fills the Void in Restoration Screw Channel Barrier Materials

Dental News and Technology

35Newtons ® Launches a Medical Grade Solution Optimized for Implant Supported Restorations Tacoma, WA; October 25, 2021 – The launch of FirstPlug ® from 35Newtons ® , brings a much- needed upgrade to the clinically sensitive task of filling access channels in screw retained restorations.

Decay already prevalent at kids' 1st dental visit

Dr. Bicuspid

More than 20% of children need restorative treatment by the time of their first dental exam, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association. The risk of treatment also increases with each year a child waits to see the dentist.

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Do I Need a Website for My Healthcare Practice?

Med Rank Interactive

You may have received calls from companies or even patients asking if you have a website. Perhaps you have ignored the calls knowing your practice has relied on word of mouth or traditional marketing in the past. You may have even entered the world of social media.

Reasons Your Web Traffic is in Flux

Oral Health Group

Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information! The post Reasons Your Web Traffic is in Flux appeared first on Oral Health Group. Blogs Practice management Websites blog marketing Practice Management website

Dental assistant requirements: D.C., Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, and Idaho

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA. One of the greatest challenges for current dental assistants is the portability of their profession across state lines.

Florida Forensic Psychology – WordPress Website

Clicc Media

Florida Forensic Psychology Location: Miami, FL Website: [link] WordPress Revamp/Before This was a great project because not only did we completely revamp their website but we also created a series of animated videos for their business which were incorporated throughout the site as well.

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Effects of low-level light therapy on dentin hypersensitivity: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

Published: 13 October 2021 Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2021 ) Cite this article Abstract Objective To investigate the treatment efficacy of low-level light therapy on dentin hypersensitivity.

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RI dentist can't work until vaccinated for COVID-19

Dr. Bicuspid

The State of Rhode Island Department of Health has ordered a dentist to stop treating patients until he gets vaccinated for COVID-19, which the state has required of all healthcare workers by October 1.

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Can Breastfeeding Give my Child Cavities?

Ask The Dentist

As the parent of a young child, there is a lot of internal and external pressure to give them the best possible start in life. But what if it’s not always clear whether something will have a positive or negative impact?

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How to Choose Catchy Content for Your Website

Oral Health Group

According to statistics, at least 90% of consumers are drawn to original content and find it helpful.

5 tips for becoming a dental hygienist

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Valerie Yates, RDH. Deciding on a career path is no small feat. It can be a very confusing and exciting time in your life. Dental hygiene is a rewarding and in-demand career and may be the right fit for you. Here are five tips for becoming a dental hygienist. Shadow in a dental practice.

Beat Decay the Bio-Logical Way

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Hello Readers!! Are you tired of hearing you have a new cavity or that your gums still bleed? Yet, you floss, brush, and do those fluroide treatments the dental office recommends??

Deep learning for automated detection and numbering of permanent teeth on panoramic images

Dental News and Technology

Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2021 Oct 13;20210296. Online ahead of print. Abstract Objective: This study aimed to evaluate an automated detection system to detect and classify permanent teeth on orthopantomogram (OPG) images using convolutional neural networks (CNNs).

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Fluoride toothpaste, SDF make WHO's list of essential drugs

Dr. Bicuspid

Oral health is having its moment on a global scale. The World Health Organization (WHO) will add fluoride toothpaste, silver diamine fluoride (SDF), and glass ionomer cement to its lists of essential medications for adults and children.

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What fixes pulpitis?

Ask The Dentist

While many of us have experienced tooth pain, it seldom becomes fatal. This was not the case in the past, and world history would probably be vastly different if we had 21st-century dental care readily accessible across the ages.

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How to Create SEO & Patient Friendly Design for a Dental Clinic

Oral Health Group

In response to the development of telemedicine solutions and other innovative healthcare technologies, having a website for a dental clinic is a must.

The educational journey: What it takes to become a dentist

Dentistry Gone Digital

The road to becoming a dentist can be long and challenging, but incredibly rewarding on so many levels. Having an idea of the roadmap of educational requirements can help you discern if this path is right for you, and to chart an efficient course on your educational journey. Prerequisites.

Dentist SEO | Top 6 Tips For Local Dental SEO

My Social Practice

Great SEO for dentists should begin with optimization of your Google My Business account. If you’ve not heard of Google My Business then this is going to be an extremely helpful article. We’ll discuss exactly what your GMB account is and why it’s so important for local dentist SEO.

Reliability of radiographic findings in large FOV CBCTs of mandibular third molars as basis for pre-operative patient information

Dental News and Technology

Acta Odontol Scand. 2021 Oct 15;1-8. Online ahead of print.

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Dental Dose: Supplements, brought to you by the letter G

Dr. Bicuspid

This week's episode of Dental Dose is brought to you by the letter G. That's because pharmacologist Tom Viola, RPh, breaks down the alleged benefits and real risks of four popular supplements that begin with G: garlic, ginger, ginseng, and ginkgo biloba.

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Dental Disruptions: New Course

David Schwab & Associates, Inc.

Here’s a very timely new dental practice management course. Attention Meeting Planners: This course is available for you to schedule for your dental organization. It’s designed for dentists and dental teams.

Bringing Patients Back to Your Dental Office During the COVID-Era

Oral Health Group

We live in very uncertain times. With the spread of COVID-19 in late 2019 and throughout 2020, we are now all living in a world of variants.

Dental continuing education: 10 websites where dentists can earn free CE

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Jennifer Murphy, DDS, FAGD. Becoming a dentist means you will be a lifelong learner. Not only due to the ever-changing nature of dentistry, but every state dental board has continuing education requirements to renew your license each renewal period.

The importance of ASDA policy and submitting resolutions

ASDA Blog

ASDA policy is a powerful method for communicating between current dentists, dental students and future dental students. It helps define what is important to dental students and the organization, and can be used to form advocacy stances and strategies on the local or national level.

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SprintRay Launches More Powerful and Faster Speed to Care Solutions for Dental Professionals at 3D Next Summit

Dental News and Technology

SprintRay's new ProCure 2 reduces one week of dental work into a day Print dental products in under 60 minutes; cure products in under 3 minutes 3D Next Summit convenes dental industry leaders to discuss advancements in digital dental technology LOS ANGELES, Oct.

Does digital dentistry scare you? Here's how to get started

Dr. Bicuspid

Digital dentistry is transforming dental practice, and there may be good reasons to delve into it if you haven't already. Three digital dentistry experts shared their tips and advice for getting started with intraoral scanning and other types of technology.