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How to Write a Killer Instagram Bio for Your Dental Clinic

Oral Health Group

Choosing a dentistry clinic is quite a responsible task for people and their kids. They usually read all relevant reviews, learn the ranges of services, their prices, the doctor qualifications and so on.

Antibiotic Resistance Grows in COVID-19 Era

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

As healthcare systems across the world struggled to effectively treat patients with COVID-19 with little data to go on, the use of antibiotics and other antimicrobials surged, leading to a dangerous rise in antibiotic resistance.

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Social Media Dental Posts: Remember Consistency is the Key!

My Social Practice

How Consistency In Social Media Dental Posts Will Grow Your Practice. WE ALL KNOW IT ISN’T EASY doing the right things day to day. We get tired, right?

Dental Practice Made Simple: Proper coding

Dr. Bicuspid

Roger P. Levin recently got a call from a client who was concerned he was being underpaid based on the codes he was using for dental insurance claims. Levin passes along the advice he gave the dentist in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple.

Care and Maintenance of Dental Hygiene Instruments

Oral Health Group

Dental warriors are dealing with the spread of diseases as the front line of defense. Most of the diseases can be traced back to the mouth.

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Treatment stability with bonded versus vacuum-formed retainers: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials

Dental News and Technology

Eur J Orthod. 2021 Nov 1;cjab073. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjab073. Online ahead of print Abstract Background: In orthodontics, the retention phase can be considered challenging and unpredictable.

The importance of documentation for every dentist

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Jennifer Murphy, DDS, FAGD. The title of this article probably brings up a “duh” or “obviously” comment as we all know documentation and maintaining good dental records are important. However, are you really documenting well enough?

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The influence of social media in orthodontics

ASDA Blog

Social media has brought significant changes to the field of orthodontics. Its increase in use has led to adjustments within dental offices to fit social media’s expectations, and it has altered patients’ perceptions about selective procedures.

Accuracy of photogrammetric imaging versus conventional impressions for complete-arch implant-supported fixed dental prostheses: A comparative clinical study

Dental News and Technology

Published: November 11, 2021 Abstract Statement of problem Clinical studies on the accuracy of the photogrammetric imaging technique for complete-arch implant-supported fixed dental prostheses are lacking.

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5 tips on becoming a dental hygienist

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Liz Nies RDH, BS. Thinking of becoming a dental hygienist? I highly recommend it. Dental hygienists do so much more than clean teeth. What we now know is that the link between oral inflammation and systemic inflammation and disease is direct.

Solution-oriented patient care never goes out of style

Dr. Bicuspid

Connie Kugel, RDH, didn't set out to become a dental hygienist, but a visit with a hygienist in college changed her mind. From that first visit through a career spanning dental practice, education, marketing, and research, Kugel knows solution-oriented patient care is key to hygienist success.

Canadian Study Finds Dentists at Lower Risk of COVID-19 Than General Public

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A study out of the University of Toronto revealed that dentists are at lower risk of becoming infected with SARS-CoV-2 than the general public.

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Serving as a bridge to the Nashville community

ASDA Blog

ASDA believes giving back to our communities is a key part of the dental student experience and as future dental practitioners. Over the next three weeks, we’re going to explore how dental students are making a significant impact in their local communities.

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How Soon Should I Get a Crown After a Root Canal?

Phoenix Endodontist

It seems that our schedules continue to get busier these days and are full of activities that need to be accomplished, particularly this time of year.

Tips and tricks from a hygienist with 30+ years of experience

Dr. Bicuspid

October was National Dental Hygiene Month, and while the month is over, it's never too late to share some tricks and tips of the trade. Lynn Atkinson, RDH, lists three peer-to-peer education resources and three technologies that she recommends to hygienists.

Amid Soaring COVID-19 Cases, Austria Reinstates Lockdown

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

With more than 15,800 new COVID-19 cases diagnosed within a 24-hour period, Austria has issued a total lockdown, lasting no more than 20 days, to help stem the surge.

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Parenting practices and bullying in adolescents: what’s the link? #CAMHScampfire

The Social Care Elf

Douglas Badenoch appraises a recent cross-sectional study, which looks the associations between parenting practices and bullying in adolescents. Follow #CAMHScampfire on Twitter at 5pm GMT on Monday 22nd November for an online journal club discussing this paper.

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Top 5 Ways Denticon Helps Dental Practices Get Paid on Time

Planet DDS

Having your front desk staff member spend time on collections efforts costs your practice time, energy, and money. While some collections efforts are unavoidable, it’s much better for your accounts receivable to get paid on time.

Should dental x-rays be used to assess age of migrant children?

Dr. Bicuspid

Dental x-rays should not be used to estimate the age of unaccompanied children who arrive at the U.S. southwestern border seeking asylum, according to a commentary published on November 20 in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.

Earliest COVID-19 Patient May Have Been Infected in a Dental Office

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Michael Worobey, PhD, chair of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Arizona in Tucson, has created a timeline for the start of the global pandemic in Wuhan, China.

Harm minimisation for self-harm: mixed-method analysis of electronic health care records finds it can be helpful

The Social Care Elf

Holly Crudgington reviews a mixed-methods analysis of electronic health records in secondary mental healthcare on harm minimisation for the management of self-harm.

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Are You Clinically Calibrated?

Coaches Corner

Does everyone in your office truly understand why certain clinical decisions are made? For example, why would we do a crown instead of a two or three surface restoration? Scaling and root planing instead of a prophy? Do an endo in-house instead of referring?

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Is COVID-19 severity linked to tooth, alveolar bone loss?

Dr. Bicuspid

COVID-19 severity may be associated with the presence of alveolar bone loss and tooth loss, the sequela of periodontitis, according to a new study published on November 19 in Advances in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

US Won’t Go Back to Lockdown as Europe Instills Greater Restrictions

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The White House released a statement indicating the United States will not go back into lockdown amid rising COVID-19 cases here and across Europe. Austria recently reinstituted lockdown measures in response to a new COVID-19 surge.

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Removable partial dentures: is dental implant support a predictable approach?

The Social Care Elf

Following tooth loss, it may not be possible to restore the dentition with a fixed prosthesis due to issues with the size and distribution of the saddle area/s, abutment distribution and bone quantity/quality.

Why Business Courses Matter to Dental Students

The Big Brush

While you’re in dental school, you have a lot to learn about the field, but you also need to learn about the business side of a dental practice. For Dental Students And Residents Dental Practice Business Tips Dental School Tips

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Do's and don'ts for making changes

Dr. Bicuspid

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught practices anything, it is that they must be open to change. Rather than clinging to the way things were, take a positive approach to learning new skills and protocols, advises Dr. Roger P. Levin.

What To Expect When Getting Your Wisdom Tooth Removed At Blackburn Dentist

Healthy Smiles

Some people never get wisdom teeth, but those who do usually get them between 17 and 25. No matter when they erupt, your doctor may recommend wisdom teeth removal for various reasons, including impaction, misalignment, tight spacing, and decay.

Metacognitive therapy for depressive symptoms in cardiac patients: new findings from the PATHWAY trial

The Social Care Elf

Lydia Poole reviews a recent randomised controlled trial evaluating group metacognitive therapy for depression and anxiety in cardiac patients. The post Metacognitive therapy for depressive symptoms in cardiac patients: new findings from the PATHWAY trial appeared first on National Elf Service.

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Mental Health Conditions Raise COVID-19 Risks

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Prior to the recommendation that all adults receive COVID-19 booster shots, people older than age 65 and those with comorbidities were at the front of the line.

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7 Ways to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During the Holidays

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

The holiday season is here! For many people, this means holiday parties and holiday drinks. This also means the holiday season brings with it some unwanted side effects like sugar overload, tooth decay, and even bad breath.

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Stretches for Dentists to Prevent Pain and Work-Related Injuries

The Big Brush

When most people think of work-related injuries, they may not think of dental professionals right away — but injuries are fairly common in the dental industry. Disability Income Insurance Dental Practice Business Tips Tips

How do older Black Caribbean adults view seeking help for depression in the UK?

The Social Care Elf

Maisha Kroll reviews a recent qualitative study exploring the help-seeking views relating to depression among older Black Caribbean adults living in the UK. The post How do older Black Caribbean adults view seeking help for depression in the UK? appeared first on National Elf Service.

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How to Get Your Dental Office to the First Page of Google

Best Online Marketing Companies for Dentists

As a dental practice today, you understand the importance of making it to the first page of Google. You want to be discovered by prospective patients, and Google is part of the gateway to making that happen.

Pac-Dent, Inc. Acquires South East Instruments, L.L.C.

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Pac-Dent, Inc. announced that it has acquired South East Instruments L.L.C. SEI), the manufacturer and servicer of the Autoscaler®.

When was tube toothpaste invented?

3M

The post When was tube toothpaste invented? appeared first on 3M Dental Blog. EMEA (ONLY) Why Science Matters Brain Of The Week

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Message from the ADA President

Denticle

In an effort to keep people informed of what is going on in the world of the American Dental Association, I've decided to use today's post to highlight the first notification that I've received from the new ADA president, Dr. Cesar Sabates.

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