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Dentistry is hard.

Identity Dental

Author: Grace Rizza, Identity Dental Marketing I started my dental journey March 3, 2008 when I started my a position as a marketing director in a 2 location practice based in the Chicagoland area. I remember the distinct challenges of working on a dental team. The definition of hard includes “not easily broken” and “with […] The post Dentistry is hard. appeared first on Dental Marketing.

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The Opioid Epidemic and the NOPAIN Act

Dentistry Today

What it Means to the Dental Community… The NOPAIN Act , formally known as the “Non-Opioids Prevent Addiction in the Nation Act,” is a crucial piece of legislation that aims to address the opioid epidemic in the United States. Signed into law on December 28, 2022, it focuses on promoting alternative pain management methods and reducing the reliance on opioid medications, which have been a major contributor to the widespread addiction crisis.

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Not Bringing Work Home With You

Dentistry Gone Digital

You have a long career ahead of you, setting limits on how much work you bring home with you can prevent you from burning out. By: Savannah Craig Arguably most people entered the dental profession to help people and to make a difference in the lives of those around us, particularly our patients. As members of a caregiving profession, we are trained and praised for taking on the problems of our patients and working to find a solutions for them.

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Dental CEO’s and Crossing the Great Divide

Oral Health Group

Building momentum within your team is one of the greatest challenges you will face as a dental CEO. You will not achieve the success you The post Dental CEO’s and Crossing the Great Divide appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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Is cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) an alternative to plain radiography in assessments of dental disease? A study of method agreement in a medically compromised patient population

Dental News and Technology

Is cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) an alternative to plain radiography in assessments of dental disease? A study of method agreement in a medically compromised patLindfors, N., Ekestubbe, A., Frisk, F. et al. Is cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) an alternative to plain radiography in assessments of dental disease? A study of method agreement in a medically compromised patient population.

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AANA Emphasizes Access to Safe Dental Anesthesia Care

Dentistry Today

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology (AANA) reminds parents and caregivers of the importance of not only knowing how to keep your child’s teeth healthy but also ensuring that they have access to safe dental anesthesia care. This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated professionals, healthcare providers, and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their

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How Does the Occlusal Plane Relate to the Anterior Teeth?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. Leonard A. Hess, DDS Clinical Director, The Dawson Academy The Article Originally Appeared on TheDawsonAcademy.com One of the most common mistakes I see in occlusal restorations is also the easiest mistake to observe. It is interference of the posterior teeth with the anterior guidance. A perfected occlusion allows the anterior teeth to contact in centric relation simultaneously and with equal intensity with the posterior teeth.

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Learn Bud’s simplified layering technique that produces reliable results in composite bonding.

Dental News and Technology

The Center for Esthetic Excellence (CEE) has scheduled a Free virtual lecture entitled “ The Three P’s of Composite : Potential, Predictability and Profitability ” presented by Dr. Buddy Mopper , Wednesday , 10 :00 a.m. — 2 :00 p. m. CST , March 20 , 202 4 including an hour question and answer session following the presentation from 2:00 — 3:00. Dr.

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DIA and Women in DSO Join Forces to Empower Women in Dental Entrepreneurship and Investing

Dentistry Today

Dental Innovation Alliance (DIA) and Women in DSO (WinDSO) proudly announce a strategic partnership aimed at advancing women as entrepreneurs and investors in the dental industry. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in fostering diversity and inclusion within the dental space. Dental Innovation Alliance (DIA) and Women in DSO (WinDSO) proudly announce a strategic partnership which serves to advance more women as entrepreneurs and investors in the dental industry.

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Florida Considers Dental Therapy

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The Florida legislature is considering two bills that would allow the licensure of dental therapists in the hopes of improving access to dental care for the Sunshine State’s most vulnerable residents. More than 140 organizations and individuals are advocating for the passage of HB 1173 and SB 1254, which were introduced by Floridians for Dental Access, American Children’s Campaign, and Florida Dental Hygienists’ Association.

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DSO Leaders Predict Hiring and Staffing Trends for 2024

Planet DDS

This article was written by Planet DDS staff and originally published on DrBicuspid.com Hiring challenges dominated dental industry headlines in 2023, and the crisis isn’t over yet. Within five years, about 34% of dental assistants and 31% of dental hygienists indicated they plan to retire, according to the ADA’s Health Policy Institute (HPI). We asked DSO executives to answer two questions: What remains your biggest hiring challenge?

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Influence of implant reference on the scanning accuracy of complete arch implant scans captured by using a photogrammetry system

Dental News and Technology

Published: January 23, 2024 DOI: [link] Abstract Statement of problem Photogrammetry has been reported to be a reliable digital alternative for recording implant positions; however, the factors that may impact the accuracy of photogrammetry techniques remain unknown. Purpose The purpose of this in vitro study was to assess the influence of the implant reference on the accuracy of complete arch implant scans acquired by using a photogrammetry system.

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Subscribili Secures $4.3M in Seed Funding to Revolutionize Dental Care Industry

Dentistry Today

In a bold move set to revolutionize the dental care industry and make a significant impact on the broader healthcare landscape, Subscribili, a pioneer in subscription-based healthcare, has secured a significant $4.3 million in seed funding. This investment, led by Darby Group Companies and supported by Vyne Dental , is also backed by other notable figures in the dental and technology industries.

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New York Introduces Legislation to Get More Residents Into the Dental Chair

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A package of bills has been introduced in the New York State legislature to tackle the shortage of oral health professionals. One bill aims to reduce barriers to licensure for out-of-state trained dentists. Another would add dentists to the state’s student loan repayment program for clinicians who provide treatment in underserved areas. Additionally, dental practices would be allowed to purchase more affordable health insurance plans through the state-run “Healthy New York” program.

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National Toothache Day: 5 Ways to Treat it

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Every February 9th, National Toothache Day serves as a painful yet crucial reminder to take care of our oral health. Toothaches are notorious for disrupting daily life – they can make simple tasks like eating and speaking excruciating. However, with the right knowledge and some good practices, you can ease the ache or even prevent it in the first place.

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What Dentistry Can Learn from Amazon & Netflix: Enhancing Patient Experience & Engagement

Planet DDS

In today’s digital age, patient experience and engagement have become crucial factors in the success of dental service organizations (DSOs). As DSO executives, it is essential to understand that the competition for patient engagement is not just other DSOs but also the brands that patients interact with daily, such as Amazon and Netflix. These brands have set ambitious standards for customer satisfaction and have educated patients to expect exceptional experiences in every interaction, fro

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VideaHealth Delivers 80% Improvement in True Pediatric Caries Identification

Dentistry Today

VideaHealth, the leading dental artificial intelligence (AI) platform, announced new capabilities that enable pediatric dental clinicians across the country to offer their patients, and parents of patients, a significantly higher standard of care. With the only FDA-cleared pediatric dental AI capabilities of its kind, data shows that VideaAI offers an 80% improvement in true pediatric caries identification, while achieving an overall clinically beneficial detection rate.

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ADA Releases New Guideline on Managing Acute Dental Pain

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The American Dental Association (ADA), in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and the Center for Integrative Global Oral Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, has released a new clinical practice guideline for managing acute dental pain in adolescents and adults. The guideline, published in the Journal of the American Dental Association , recommends nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) either alone or in combination wi

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BDIA Dental Showcase 2024

3M

Congress 3M Orthodontics will be in attendance at the BDIA Dental Showcase 2024. Come and visit our booth and meet our team of sales reps and clinical specialists to find out why 3M is the ultimate provider of all things orthodontics. March 22nd – 23rd, English language, United Kingdom Learn more about the BDIA Dental Showcase The post BDIA Dental Showcase 2024 appeared first on 3M Dental Blog.

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ADA Guidelines Recently Released Advise No Need for Lead Apron and Thyroid Collar

Denticle

Recently, the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs has released a new scientific paper regarding radiation use in dentistry. The council, as expected, advises a minimal use of x-ray, stating that things like proper angulation, eliminating retakes, and using the lowest possible dosages to achieve necessary image are intrinsic to the safety of patients. This comes as no surprise as for years they have advocated for the ALARA principle (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) when taking radiographs.

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PDS Marks American Heart Month with Focus on Oral Health Awareness

Dentistry Today

Pacific Dental Services (PDS), a leading dental and medical support organization in the U.S., is recognizing American Heart Month throughout February with several initiatives that highlight the growing link between oral health and heart health. According to the American Heart Association , heart disease has been the leading cause of death in the United States for the past century, claiming over 1,900 lives each day. 1 Recent studies show a strong link between oral health and heart health, reveal

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Study Finds Parents May Be Giving Young Kids Too Much Fluoride Toothpaste

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A recent study published in BDJ Open assessed the amount of fluoride toothpaste parents used to brush the teeth of children up to age 2. Parents were asked to dose two commercially available toothpastes with 1,000 ppm fluoride each, mimicking their usual practice at home. The amounts of toothpaste were weighed. Results indicated that the 61 parents dosed 0.263  ±  0.172  g of toothpaste A and 0.281  ±  0.145  g of toothpaste B.

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North of England Dentistry Show 2024

3M

Congress 3M Orthodontics will be in attendance at the North of England Dentistry Show 2024. Come and visit our booth and meet our team of sales reps and clinical specialists to find out why 3M is the ultimate provider of all things orthodontics. March 9th, English language, United Kingdom Learn more about the North of England Dentistry Show. The post North of England Dentistry Show 2024 appeared first on 3M Dental Blog.

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A Closer Look at Sleep Dentistry Techniques for a Relaxing Dental Experience

Healthy Smiles

For many people, the thought of going to the dentist can be a source of anxiety and stress. The sounds, visuals, and fragrances of a dental office might elicit fear and anxiousness. If you’re one of those people, you’re not alone. Millions of people worldwide suffer from dental anxiety, which is a prevalent ailment. But what if there was a way to make your dental experience more relaxing and enjoyable?

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Aspen Dental Celebrates 25 Years With You 1st Campaign

Dentistry Today

As a part of its 25th anniversary, Aspen Dental has launched a new integrated recruitment marketing campaign to highlight the investments it makes in its clinicians. The You 1st campaign highlights Aspen Dental’s unique approach to career growth and development. This approach centers resources around the individual, recognizing them not just as a member of the Aspen team, but as well-rounded professionals.

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Wisconsin Passes Legislation Addressing Access-to-Care Issues

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

More than half of the counties in Wisconsin have a shortage of oral health professionals. Anticipated retirements and departures from the dental workforce exacerbate this issue. However, recent legislative measures offer a glimpse of hope. The state legislature passed bills, notably one enabling the licensure of dental therapists. Advocates believe this will alleviate the burden on dentists, enabling them to focus on more complex procedures while therapists handle routine care.

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BOC 2024

3M

Congress 3M Orthodontics will be in attendance at the British Orthodontic Conference 2024. Come and visit our stand to see our full portfolio – from traditional braces to digital solutions. October 16th – 19th, English language, United Kingdom Learn more about the BOC 2024. The post BOC 2024 appeared first on 3M Dental Blog.

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Healthy Habits for Stronger Teeth: Tips from Dental Experts

Gilreath Dental

Achieving and maintaining strong teeth is crucial for overall oral health and a confident smile. With guidance from Marietta dentist experts, implementing healthy habits can significantly enhance the strength and resilience of your teeth. In this blog, we’ll explore valuable tips and insights from dental professionals to help you foster stronger teeth and improve your… The post Healthy Habits for Stronger Teeth: Tips from Dental Experts appeared first on Gilreath Family Dentistry.

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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT: NEW Philips Sonicare Teeth Whitening Kits

Dentistry Today

Exclusively launching in the dental professional channel, this new offering provides a safe, easy, and effective way for patients to get brighter smiles in three days from the comfort of home. Dentist-developed, enamel-safe whitening gel Proven to whiten with minimal tooth sensitivity without compromising results Clinically proven to whiten up to five shades after nine uses* CLICK THE LINK TO LEARN MORE [link] *Philips Sonicare Teeth Whitening Kit Advanced (9.5% hydrogen peroxide solution) STAY

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The 2024 Give Kids a Smile Program Kicked Off February 1

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation’s Give Kids A Smile ® (GKAS) program, one of the biggest events focused on children’s oral health, kicked off at Howard University College of Dentistry in Washington, DC, on February 1. More than 20 years ago, the ADA started GKAS 22 with the goal of offering free dental care to underserved children.

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Join us for an unforgettable Annual Excellere summit to get greater Clarity SAVE THE DATE

3M

Summit Unlock the full potential of 3M™ Oral Care Portal! Limited seats // follow our news to ensure your participation. By filling out the form, you are subscribing to receive updates on the launch of our digital solution. September 13th and 14th, English language, Italy Subscribe here. Event Flyer: Clarity_Xperience_Launch Event Rom The post Join us for an unforgettable Annual Excellere summit to get greater Clarity SAVE THE DATE appeared first on 3M Dental Blog.

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Sedation Dentistry Can Help Reduce Anxiety

90210 Dentist

Maintaining optimal oral health is a vital aspect of overall well-being, but dental anxiety can be a significant barrier to receiving the necessary care for many. According to the Cleveland Clinic, some 36% of Americans suffer from a fear of the dentist. Dealing with anxieties is hard enough and can be complicated if individuals avoid visiting their dentist because of fear.

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Little Dogs Have Smaller Teeth, But Bigger Teeth Problems

Dentistry Today

National Pet Dental Health Month is underway, and Thrive Pet Healthcare, a leading veterinary healthcare network with more than 380 locations in 37 states across the U.S., is spotlighting a concerning trend—small dogs tend to develop dental problems more rapidly and at younger ages than bigger dogs. Thrive Pet Healthcare – For the Life of Your Pet “With French bulldogs reigning as America’s top breed, and a rise in small dog ownership, it’s crucial for owners of smaller d

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Trending Dental Social Media Caption Ideas: Introduce Some “Rizz” to Your Marketing

My Social Practice

Embracing the “Rizz” in Dental Marketing: 101 Social Media Captions to Get in on the Trend Trending dental social media caption ideas and content can take time to come by. Fortunately, 2023 brought us a new linguistic sensation: “Rizz,” a term now synonymous with charisma, style, and the art of attraction. Crowned as the Word of the Year by the Oxford English Dictionary, rizz has quickly permeated pop culture and social media, thanks to its origins in TikTok and Twitch co

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Digital Bonding – Innovations in orthodontic bonding

3M

Learn from David Solid, MBA, how the new technology solution 3M™ Digital Bonding is designed to reduce variability and improve success rate and precision of orthodontic bonding. April 11th at 07:30 pm GMT, English language Register Now for the Webinar Digital Bonding – Innovations in orthodontic bonding Our speaker: David Solid The post Digital Bonding – Innovations in orthodontic bonding appeared first on 3M Dental Blog.

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Vacaville Dentist Explains The Worst Habits for Your Teeth

Vacaville Dental Professionals

Welcome to our dental blog, where we provide valuable insights into maintaining a healthy smile. As a Vacaville cosmetic dentist , I’ve seen firsthand the impact that certain habits and substances can have on our teeth. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the worst things for your teeth and offer guidance on how to protect your dental health.

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Vyne Dental Provides Award-Winning Customer Service in 2023

Dentistry Today

Vyne Dental, a leading provider of dental practice revenue acceleration solutions, proudly announces its exceptional 2023 customer service achievements culminating in an impressive 4.9 rating on Google, in addition to winning The LiveHelpNow Challenge Best Customer Service award. Vyne Dental Award Winning Customer Service LiveHelpNow has also announced that Vyne Dental (aka NEA) made The LiveHelpNow Challenge list of top companies providing exceptional customer service in the month of December,