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Aseptico Introduces GO Ultra Portable Dental System With Integrated Ultrasonic Scaler

Dentistry Today

Aseptico Inc. introduced a new model of its GO Ultra Portable Dental System, the AEU-350S, which features a fully integrated piezoelectric ultrasonic scaler, making the system even more capable of dental hygiene procedures. NEW: GO Ultra Portable Dental System with built-in Ultrasonic Scaler Aseptico designed the GO Ultra Portable Dental System to help dental professionals provide restorative dentistry and dental hygiene in non-traditional settings such as in-home care, institutional settings, o

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3 Things Dentists Should Stop Saying

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. Savanah Craig The language we choose to use is incredibly important. Unfortunately, if your dental school was anything like mine, you spend years learning all the technical parts of treatment planning and diagnosis but were never taught how to properly share that information with your patients. Unless we are fortunate enough to have a mentor or a coach who can help us learn to communicate with patients, we never know that some of the common words and phrases we are telling our patients a

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Interdisciplinary management of orofacial lesions in early childhood: paediatric alert system at University of Verona

Dental News and Technology

Citation Zerman N, Zangani A, Maffeis C, Pietrobelli A, Piacentini G, Zotti F, De Manzoni R, Silva R, Cordiano A, Spinas E, Nocini PF. Eur. J. Paediatr. Dent. 2024; 25: e1. Copyright (Copyright © 2024, Ariesdue) DOI 10.23804/ejpd.2024.2141 PMID 38778771 Abstract Orofacial trauma (OFT) occurs frequently in children and requires thorough evaluation not only by paediatric dentists but also by all specialists involved in emergency services, particularly in cases involving children under 3 years of a

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The Rise of Teledentistry as a Sustainable Solution

Dental Peers

Really getting the business side of your practice operating effectively does take time. You need time to plan, strategize, and execute the decisions that will drive your business forward. Unfortunately, most dentists I speak with constantly tell me time is the one commodity they never can find enough of. I get that! As a practice owner, it is not easy to balance your time as the primary revenue producer and the forward-thinking CEO.

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Viva AI Secures Strategic Investment to Revolutionize Dental Practice Management With AI

Dentistry Today

Founded by a trio of seasoned entrepreneurs and tech visionaries—Farid Fadaie, CEO, former CEO of 2Dental; Avi Saranga, CTO, former CTO of 2Dental; and Elaheh Ahmadi, CPO, co-founder and former CEO of Themis AI—Viva AI is at the forefront of integrating AI technology into everyday dental office management. The investment from this industry leader further validates Viva AI’s vision and commitment to transforming dental practice management through technology.

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The Importance of Year-End Tax Planning for Dentists: Maximizing Financial Health

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Todd Doobrow, CFP “Why does my accountant tell me in March what I should have done last November?!?” It is a common complaint we hear from dentists when it comes to their tax planning, and it needs to change now. Tax planning is a critical aspect of financial management for dentists. As the year moves to the midpoint, it becomes imperative for dental professionals to assess their financial situation and take proactive steps to minimize tax liabilities while maximizing savings and investments

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Instagram and Clear Aligner Therapy: A Content Analysis of Patient Perspectives.

Dental News and Technology

Published: May 20, 2024 DOI: [link] ABSTRACT Background The popularity of clear aligner treatment (CAT) has been on the rise. Improving treatment satisfaction with CAT requires an in-depth understanding of the patient's perspectives. Nowadays, patients use social media to share authentic treatment experiences. This study aimed to explore the content of CAT-related Instagram posts before, during, and after CAT.

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Intiveo Announces Authorized Integration With Dentrix Ascend

Dentistry Today

Intiveo, patient engagement software designed to empower dental practices to enhance the patient experience, announced a new authorized integration with Dentrix Ascend, Henry Schein One’s cloud-based practice management system (PMS). This integration is part of Intiveo’s ongoing commitment to expanding and assisting dental practices in elevating the patient experience and overall satisfaction.

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Improving the Quality of Life for Patients with Sleep Apnea 

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Steve Carstensen DDS Topic originally appeared on Pankey.org: Dr. Carstensen allowed permission for igniteDDS to share with our readers Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder in which breathing stops and restarts many times while sleeping. This will result in not enough oxygen taken by the body, so these patients sleep with their mouths open and have snoring problems.

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Society of American Indian Dentists Dental Admission Test Prep Program

Dental News and Technology

Society of American Indian Dentists Dental Admission Test Prep Program Link View Program Website Sponsors DentaQuest, Society of American Indian Dentists (SAID) Deadlines Applications accepted on an ongoing basis Contact Dr. Frances Kim frkim.said@gmail.com Purpose The Society of American Indian Dentists (SAID) offers scholarships for American Indian/Alaska native (AI/AN) undergraduate students to attend a prep program of choice to help with studying for the Dental Admission Test (DAT).

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Listen to Your Smile What Your Gums and Teeth Say About Oral Health

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Oral health isn’t just about a bright, white smile. Your gums and teeth can tell you a lot about your overall health. In this post, we’ll explore what different signs in your mouth can reveal about your dental health and how to address them. Whether you’re noticing unusual changes or just want to maintain a healthy smile, you’re in the right place.

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USOSM Strengthens Leadership in Oral Surgery With New Partner Practices

Dentistry Today

U.S. Oral Surgery Management (USOSM) continues its growth momentum, adding three new partner practices to its network of premier oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Collectively, they include four doctors and four locations across three states: Colorado, Kansas and California. The new partners are Wheat Ridge Oral Surgery, Southwind Oral & Facial Surgery & Implant Center, and Rocklin Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center.

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Forensic social work education around the world: Challenges, dilemmas and hopes for the future

The Social Care Elf

Forensic social work is not recognised as a separate discipline from generic social work education offered at the BA or MA level in universities worldwide (Wormer, 2008; Lattes and Davis,2023). The pedagogy and practice of forensic social work vary significantly depending on jurisdiction. Its focus is on supporting individuals involved in the criminal and legal [read the full story.

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How are Braces Put On? Step-by-Step Process of What to Expec.

The Super Dentists

So, you’re thinking of getting braces. Or maybe it’s your kid who needs them. Either way, what exactly should you expect? If you don’t have any experience with the wide. Read More The post How are Braces Put On? Step-by-Step Process of What to Expec. appeared first on The Super Dentists.

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The Shils Fund Partners with Top Leaders in the Oral Health Community to Deliver Co-Sponsored Awards for a Total of $20,000 Per Year!

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

YOU COULD BE OUR NEXT AWARD WINNER! The Shils Fund welcomes dental entrepreneurs, students, and practitioners nationwide to submit a 3-5 minute video proposal showcasing innovative oral healthcare ideas or solutions that advance oral health. Up to four winners will receive a $5,000 award and mentorship from a sought-after healthcare industry leader to support project research and development!

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Monroe Capital Supports Zenyth Partners’ The Smilist Management

Dentistry Today

Monroe Capital LLC (“Monroe”) announced it acted as joint lead arranger on the funding of a senior credit facility to support the continued growth of The Smilist Management (“The Smilist”), an existing portfolio company of Zenyth Partners. Founded in 2014 and based in Great Neck, NY, The Smilist is a leading Northeast-focused dental support organization.

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Unlocking the Benefits of Dentist Denture Implants – A Comprehensive Guide

Perio Perio

Starting with a basic concept, let’s define what a dentist’s denture implants are and how they work. Denture implants, also known as implant supported dentures in Sterling, VA, are over-denture types that get some support from implants. They utilize one or more implants placed in the jawbone, upon which the dentures can securely fasten. This advanced dental technology boosts the stability and permanence of dentures, ensuring they won’t accidentally slip out while speaking or ea

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Wax for Braces: What It Is & How to Use It

The Super Dentists

No pain, no gain. Surely, you’ve heard that phrase before. It implies that without a degree of pain (or maybe more accurately, discomfort) you won’t achieve worthwhile goals. It certainly. Read More The post Wax for Braces: What It Is & How to Use It appeared first on The Super Dentists.

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Recipients Awarded New Dental Infection Control Scholarship

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A total of 45 dental professionals were awarded the ADS-DANB-DALE Foundation Andrew Whitehead Education and Certification Scholarship. The scholarship provides infection prevention and control education and certification to individuals working in dentistry and removes financial barriers to help dental professionals access these important resources and credentials.

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TUSK Practice Sales Facilitates Strategic Affiliation Between Rockville Centre For Dentistry and MB2 Dental

Dentistry Today

TUSK Practice Sales (“TUSK”), the premier healthcare-focused M&A advisor, advised Rockville Centre For Dentistry in its affiliation with MB2 Dental. The transaction was led by Yazen Abusad, Associate of Mergers & Acquisitions at TUSK Practice Sales. Alex Cherniavsky spearheaded the diligence and analytics efforts for TUSK. Under the leadership of Dr.

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First-Ever Mobile Dental Coach By Industry Leaders Rolls Off Assembly Line

Denticle

One of the things I think the industry needs to focus on is care for those who are homebound or live in nursing facilities. Human beings are living longer than ever before, but our ability to provide them quality of life is being exceeded by this extended lifespan. There are lots of people who simply cannot come to a dental office. How do we care for these people?

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The Complete Guide to Full Mouth Dental Implants in Middleburg, VA

Perio Perio

Understanding Full Mouth Dental Implants Full mouth dental implants are a comprehensive solution for individuals who have lost most or all of their teeth. These implants provide a stable, durable foundation for a full set of artificial teeth, restoring functionality and aesthetics. Full mouth dental implants involve placing multiple implants in the jawbone, supporting a full prosthetic teeth arch.

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How Private Equity Is Reshaping Dentistry: What Every Dental Professional Needs to Know

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The dental industry is undergoing significant changes due to the increasing involvement of private equity (PE) firms. Attracted by the industry’s fragmentation, steady cash flow, and recession resilience, PE firms are investing heavily in dental practices. This trend presents both opportunities and challenges for dental practice owners, necessitating a deep understanding of this evolving landscape.

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Straine Dental Management Appoints New Chief Engagement Officer

Dentistry Today

Straine Dental Management (SDM), a dentist-owned, dentist-led dental services organization (DSO), is excited to announce the appointment of Scott Jolly, DDS, as its new chief engagement officer. Straine Dental Management Appoints Scott Jolly, DDS, as Chief Engagement Officer Leveraging his extensive experience as a second-generation dentist providing comprehensive care for patients of all ages, Dr.

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How Does Invisalign® Compare to Braces?

90210 Dentist

If you or a loved one desires a straighter smile, you may wonder if clear aligners, like Invisalign®, can do the job or if traditional braces are a better option. Invisalign® can straighten a surprisingly wide range of orthodontic issues while offering a discreet and convenient alternative to metal braces. However, they’re not for everyone. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explain key differences between Invisalign® ️and traditional braces to help you determine which option will m

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Ken Reed, DMD Agrees to Serve as Director of Dental Anesthesiology at new UNLV Program

Denticle

Some times great things happen for great people. Today's post is where I get to tell you about one of those people and one of those things. I am *thrilled* to announce that Ken Reed, DMD has agreed to serve as Director of Dental Anesthesiology at UNLV (University of Nevada - Las Vegas) school of dentistry. I've know Ken since the late 1990s where we met in the IDF (Internet Dental Forum) which was the first true online discussion group exclusively for dentists.

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Cracking Down on Tooth Loss: Progress and Persistent Challenges in Oral Health for Older Adults

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Edentulism remains a significant health marker among older adults, primarily caused by dental caries and periodontal diseases. While the national prevalence of edentulism in adults aged 65 and older decreased from 13.4% to 12.1% between 2020 and 2022, it is still nowhere near the Healthy People 2030 target of 5.4%. More than 6.9 million older adults in the United States were edentulous in 2022.

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Zimbis Announces Successful Integration With Open Dental

Dentistry Today

Zimbis, a trailblazer in smart inventory management solutions, together with Open Dental, a leader in open-source dental practice management software, are excited to announce the successful completion of their software integration. This milestone achievement marks a significant advancement in dental practice management by seamlessly combining inventory control with patient care operations.

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3 Things That Can Lead to a Root Canal

Phoenix Endodontist

Everyone’s teeth are unique, as is the story of what brings each patient into the endodontist’s office. Some patients have struggled with dental health their entire lives; others show up needing help to save a tooth when they never had a cavity. While the story of your teeth is personal, there are several common reasons you might need root canal therapy.

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Experiences with the Kavo DIGNOcam Full Vision HD

Denticle

I've been using the Kavo Diagnocam™ Full Vision HD for about a month now and I feel I have enough experience with it to now be able to tell you about the device and how well it has performed. In the years since the first intraoral cameras came to market, dentistry has done a tremendous job helping our patients to better understand their conditions be actually letting them see what we see.

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Harmony Health Unveils Report Highlighting Cost-Saving Benefits of Dental Membership Plans

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

[Weirton, WV] Harmony Health, a national non-profit organization, today released a detailed report evaluating dental membership plans in the United States. Dental membership plans are subscription-based models that offer patients discounted dental services and preventive care for a set monthly or annual fee, similar to how a Costco or Prime membership provides exclusive access and discounts on products, these plans provide predictable dental care savings.

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Sonendo Strengthens Leadership With Key Strategic Appointments

Dentistry Today

Sonendo has announced the appointment of John Bostjancic as chief financial officer, the appointment of Robert Guyatt as senior vice president of marketing, and the promotion of John McGaugh to senior vice president of operations. “Sonendo is embarking on a reset strategy to drive fundamental change within the organization,” said Bjarne Bergheim, president and chief executive officer of Sonendo.

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Brush Up Your Powers! Become a Cavity-Fighting Superhero

Gilreath Dental

You are calling all heroes! Do you dream of a dazzling smile that shines brighter than any villain’s laser beam? Then it’s time to unlock your inner cavity-fighter and brush up your powers! Like any superhero needs a trusty sidekick, your smile needs the ultimate defense system. Here’s how to transform into a cavity-crushing champion:… The post Brush Up Your Powers!

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The Relationship between Gum Disease and Overall Well-Being

Modern Family Dental

A person’s general well-being includes all parts of their body from head to toe, and when there is an issue with one part of the body, it tends to affect everything else. Hence, it is essential to take care of your overall physical wellness. One of the best ways to do this is to focus on the small yet essential body parts like the mouth and teeth.

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Grins for Gains: Mississippi’s Dental Crusade to Brighten Young Smiles

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The University of Mississippi School of Dentistry in Jackson is pioneering an initiative aimed at enhancing oral health among school-age children in Mississippi. Led by Elizabeth Carr, DHA, MDH, RDH, and her team, the study marks a crucial milestone in oral health research, targeting 12- to 14-year-olds with an innovative approach to oral hygiene education.

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National Dental Healthcare REIT Announces Strategic Property Expansion

Dentistry Today

National Dental Healthcare REIT (NDH REIT), a leading force in the healthcare real estate sector and a prominent member of the Thurston Group portfolio, proudly announces the completion of its latest real estate acquisition. This strategic move further solidifies NDH REIT’s position as a frontrunner in the industry and underscores its commitment to expanding its diversified real estate portfolio.

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Midwest Dental Announces Partnership with Dental AI Company Pearl

Denticle

Artificial Intelligence continues to make serious in-roads in the profession of dentistry. In the last 18-24 months, the field has exploded across the dental landscape reaching levels of adoption that exceed anything that I've seen previously. Usually there is an early adopter phase in the market that continues for a year so before the wave accelerates and a technology becomes mainstream.