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Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset and Create a Thriving Private Dental Practice

Planet DDS

“How’s it going…?” That’s a common question in most conversations. The response on occasion might be, “Just livin’ the dream…!”. If that’s your response, it could have something to do with your inner entrepreneur as a solo, private dental practice owner.

Practicing Dental Hygiene During COVID-19

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Which of the following is the first step in the dental hygiene process of care? LukaTDB / E+. Assessment. Evaluation. Documentation. Implementation. Correct! Wrong!

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Social Media for Dental Offices: The Secret Weapon

My Social Practice

Social media for dental offices How are dental professionals growing their online audience? It’s simple: they have their patients post! A large following doesn’t guarantee that your practice’s posts will make it to many of your patients, even less so to your ideal potential patients.

Why Do Some of Us Get More Plaque than Others?

Ask The Dentist

If you have ever been in a situation where your partner or a friend, who is not as careful with their oral health as you are, comes back with a clean report while you’re struggling with cavities, you know how frustrating this can be. So, why do some people get more plaque than others?

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Online Trends That Are Damaging to Oral Health

Oral Health Group

Trends are a familiar part of life and most are typically harmless. However, with the rise of social media apps such as TikTok and Twitter, there has also been a concerning rise in dangerous behaviors.

How to Get Your Dental Patients TO KEEP COMING BACK For Life

Delivering Wow

Many practices often prioritize getting new patients instead of focusing on their existing patients. While it is always a good idea to get new patients, if you don’t focus on the ones you already have, you’ll lose them and end up treading water, at best.

How to get patients back into the chair? Communication

Dr. Bicuspid

Communication is key to getting patients back in the dental chair as the pandemic lingers on, writes Dr. Samuel Low. That means highlighting new and existing protocols to enhance patient and staff safety but also communicating the dangers of ignoring dental care for too long.

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Effect of different low-level intensity laser therapy (LLLT) irradiation protocols on the osseointegration of implants placed in grafted areas

Dental News and Technology

Journal of Applied Oral Science Print version ISSN 1678-7757 On-line version ISSN 1678-7765 J. Oral Sci.

A Quick Guide to Creating Interactive Dental Content

Oral Health Group

Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information! The post A Quick Guide to Creating Interactive Dental Content appeared first on Oral Health Group. Blogs Marketing strategies Practice management Websites

Patients with dental fear may cause greater COVID-19 spread

Dr. Bicuspid

Patients with dental fear likely have anxiety and touch their faces more often, which may lead to greater spread of the novel coronavirus at dental practices, according to a study published on April 20 in BMC Oral Health.

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Craze Lines and Fractures

Ask The Dentist

Welcome to the first episode of Ask the Dentist, hosted by Dr. Mark Burhenne. The premise of this show is the same as that of askthedentist.com : to help patients inform themselves so that they can play an active role in the maintenance of their oral health.

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Smart-phone based instant messaging application as a platform for radiographic interpretations of jaw pathologies

Dental News and Technology

Journal of Oral Biology and Craniofacial Research Available online 14 April 2021 In Press, Journal Pre-proof Abstract Objective To evaluate the reliability of WhatsApp in comparison to the images viewed on a workstation monitor (gold standard) for the identification and interpretation of radiographic images of jaw pathologies.

Managing Aerosols in the Dental Office is Not a New Idea!

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. Currently, the mitigation of aerosols and minimizing of aerosol-generating procedures within the dental office are a priority.

COVID-19 made mental health worse for patients with oral pain

Dr. Bicuspid

People with orofacial pain experienced higher levels of depression, anxiety, and psychological distress during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published recently in Dental and Medical Problems.

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Sleep Bruxism: Thinking About this Problem Differently

Ask The Dentist

Grinding your teeth at night, or sleep bruxism, is a common problem, and dentists have typically taken a teeth-protection first approach through night guards or TMJ splints. As research emerges around the topic of sleep bruxism, findings show that there is a link between sleep and nighttime grinding.

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Three-year clinical performance of posterior monolithic zirconia single crowns Advertisement

Dental News and Technology

Open Access Published: April 15, 2021 DOI: [link] Abstract Statement of problem Monolithic zirconia has become widely used for single crowns, with the advantages of minimal tooth reduction and good esthetics.

NIH Study Shows SARS-CoV-2 Is Spread Through Saliva

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A study recently published in Nature Medicine found that the novel coronavirus infects the cells lining the oral cavity and salivary glands, which explains why saliva tests can be used to detect SARS-CoV-2 and why COVID-19 illness exerts oral effects, such as loss of taste and smell, xerostomia, and oral lesions.

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The single most critical factor in practice production

Dr. Bicuspid

One of the most important questions in practice management is how to increase overall practice production. This question is critical because production ultimately determines the success of the practice. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Do's and don'ts for being a better leader.

The Oral Microbiome

Ask The Dentist

There is a rising body of knowledge about the importance of the oral microbiome for the maintenance of oral health, but we are still a long way off from understanding things in their entirety.

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No Benefit of an Adjunctive Phototherapy Protocol in Treatment of Periodontitis: a Split-Mouth Randomised Controlled Trial

Dental News and Technology

J Clin Periodontol. 2021 Apr 4. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.13465. Online ahead of print. Abstract Aim: To assess the efficacy of a commercially-available adjunctive phototherapy protocol ('Perio-1') in treatment of periodontitis.

How to Book More Dental Patients through Social Media and Online Review Platforms

YapiApp

Book more dental patients online with the aid of your social media and online review sites!

What does COVID-19 reveal about the oral health of older adults?

Dr. Bicuspid

The COVID-19 pandemic has created disruptions at long-term care facilities, and these have created opportunities to transform oral health for older adults for the better, according to a report published by the Gerontological Society of America.

The Frenum Attachment

Ask The Dentist

Today on the show Dr. B gets a question from a listener about whether it is necessary to do surgery on a one-year-old due to the formation of their frenum attachment. The frenum, in simple terms, is the web-like skin tag that connects the upper lip to the upper gum.

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New study supports the effectiveness of the ForsythKids school-based dental program for reducing untreated tooth decay

Dental News and Technology

Forsyth Institute Research News IMAGE: Tooth decay is the most common chronic early childhood disease in the United States. More than half of children aged 6-8 years old have had a cavity, and kids from.

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The dentist’s role in smoking cessation

ASDA Blog

In dental school, we learn that smoking causes a variety of health problems, including oral health problems such as oropharyngeal cancers, periodontal disease, gingival recession, caries and tooth staining.

How to strategically meet your cash flow goals for Q2

Dr. Bicuspid

If you did not meet your goals for the first quarter of 2021, don't beat yourself up too much, advises consultant Lynne Leggett. She reviews some items so you can correct the situation and look forward to the second quarter of the year.

Marketing for Dentists: An Interview with Xaña Winans, Founder and CEO of Golden Proportions Marketing

Planet DDS

Xaña Winans was a guest speaker for our webinar earlier this year, and she shared a wealth of knowledge about marketing for dentists, so we recently sat down with Xaña for a follow-up interview.

One in 10 Healthcare Providers With COVID-19 Experience Long-Term Effects

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Regardless of age, health, or severity of illness, some individuals who recover from COVID-19 illness endure long-lasting effects, ranging from loss of smell/taste to fatigue to respiratory issues.

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Makeover Your Smile with Same Day Crowns 

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

A dental crown is a type of restorative dentistry that Dr. Robert Berry might recommend if your tooth is moderately-to-severely damaged. These restorations are a way to restore your smile to optimal health and function. At Mountain Aire Dentistry, Dr. Berry offers same day crowns.

Imaging helps cure eye cellulitis caused by dental abscess

Dr. Bicuspid

Imaging helped lead to the diagnosis and treatment of a 2-year-old girl who developed the life-threatening condition orbital cellulitis due to a dental abscess. The details were published on April 9 in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science.

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Effective Morning Huddles to Kickstart Your Day

Planet DDS

“Emoji” (pronounced “eh-moji”) is a Japanese word meaning picture-character. It’s a picture that takes the place of a single letter or character. Depending on your line of work, you may be familiar with other Japanese terms that have made their way into our vocabulary.

Oral cancer screening methods and technology

ASDA Blog

According to the World Health Organization, each year there are roughly 657,000 new cases of oropharyngeal and oral cavity cancers worldwide, leading to about 330,000 deaths every year.

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Veneers Vs Crowns- Which One Is Better For You?

Healthy Smiles

Both crowns and veneers are dental restoration treatments that improve the look and function of teeth. The primary difference between them is that a crown covers an entire tooth while a veneer is just a covering for the front of a tooth. Both the procedures are different and have success rates.

Dental x-rays fall short for caries in baby teeth

Dr. Bicuspid

Approximately one-third of caries diagnosed in preschool children using dental x-rays conflicted with assessments using oral exams alone in a new study published on March 31 in BMC Oral Health. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Can MRI help detect early periodontitis?

Study Examines Association Between Income Loss During COVID-19 and Children’s Dental Care

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association determined unmet pediatric dental care was more common in households with pandemic-related household job loss.

Fill Last Minute Cancellations in a Blast! – Mass Texting with new Smart Fill feature by YAPI!

YapiApp

Reducing no-shows and filling your appointment book just got easier! The healthcare industry generally hovers around an 18.8% no-show rate when it comes to missed or broken appointments leaving dentists saying, “Ahh!” instead of their patients.

Learn how you can earn $250-500 for your ASDA chapter

ASDA Blog

Your ASDA chapter can earn up to $500 just by getting the class of 2021 to complete their “Level Up” ADA membership application at ADA.org/LevelUp.

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