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Kevin Bacon's Mango-Slicing Trick and Other Ways to Rid Food Between Your Teeth

Coshocton Dental

During the COVID-19 quarantines, stir-crazy celebrities have been creating some “unique” home videos—like Madonna singing about fried fish to the tune of “Vogue” in her bathroom or Cardi B busting through a human-sized Jenga tower.

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Top 6 Things to Consider When Creating Your Dental Practice’s Brand

We Speak Dental

Top 6 Things to Consider When Creating Your Dental Practice’s Brand. How you can make your practice’s brand stand out. Branding and rebranding are words we hear frequently these days—and for good reason.

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Dental Reputation Management

My Social Practice

Dental Reputation Management – 3 Tips To Managing Dental Practice Online Reputation. What is online dental reputation management? Dental practice reputation management is the process of monitoring your online dental practice brand, comments, and opinions of your dental practice on the internet.

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.

Sealant keeps kids caries-free longer, saves money

Dr. Bicuspid

Treating the molars of young children with sealant enables them to stay caries-free longer, while potentially saving the U.S. health system an estimated $149 million per year, according to a study published in the October issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association.

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?

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

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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 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.

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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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How the latest digital impression scanners have made me a better dentist - Sponsor Supplied

Dr. Bicuspid

More than half of dentists are now using an intraoral scanner, according to the ADA's most recent Clinical Evaluators Panel report.

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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The Future of Your Practice: How To Sell For Maximum Profit and Minimum Headaches!

Coaches Corner

Foolproof Case Acceptance – In YOUR Practice! Planning your transition properly will make a huge difference in your future, and the time to start thinking about it is NOW!

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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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Why dentists should adopt intraoral scanning, 3D printing

Dr. Bicuspid

The future of dentistry is digital, and the technology is not limited to computerized patient management and digital x-ray systems. It includes 3D intraoral scanners and 3D printers too. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Does digital dentistry scare you? Here's how to get started.

Study Finds Mouthrinses Can Reduce SARS-CoV-2 Load in Saliva

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A new study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association found that four mouthrinses, with each one containing a different active ingredient—saline, hydrogen peroxide, chlorhexidine, and povidone-iodine—were all effective at reducing the level of SARS-CoV-2 in the saliva.

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Prosthodontist Beverly Hills: Tricks to Help Curb Sugar Cravings

Secure Smiles

As we get closer to the holidays, sweets start to pop up everywhere we look. First, it’s Halloween candy, then it’s Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie. Next, come the Christmas Candy Canes.

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.

Biden cuts dental benefits from proposed Medicare budget for 2022

Dr. Bicuspid

Medicare will not pay for dental benefits under a new proposed $1.75 trillion U.S. spending plan released on October 28 by the Biden administration, according to news reports. This leaves an estimated 20 million Medicare recipients without dental coverage.

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Dentist Vacaville: Tricks to Help Curb Sugar Cravings

Vacaville Dental Professionals

As we get closer to the holidays, sweets start to pop up everywhere we look. First, it’s Halloween candy, then it’s Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie. Next, come the Christmas Candy Canes.

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6 Best Practices for the Early Stages of a Dental Practice Acquisition

Planet DDS

Congratulations, you’ve just acquired a dental practice! Now that you’ve done your due diligence and research, here are the six best practices to help make the acquisition transition a smooth one. . Ensure alignment on your organizational leadership and management style .

Inexpensive Antidepressant Medication May Reduce Severity of COVID-19

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Research shows that fluvoxaminean, an inexpensive antidepressant medication, decreases the need for hospitalization among high-risk adults with COVID-19. The drug fights inflammation and is traditionally used to address depression and obsessive compulsive disorder.

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Sensory pathway in mouth detects calories in sugar

Dr. Bicuspid

Why do we prefer sugar to artificial sweeteners? A first-in-human demonstration, described recently in PLOS One , has revealed a previously unknown sensing system in the mouth that detects the calories in sugar.

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What to Expect Before, During and After a Root Canal Therapy

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

The root canal therapy procedure is a dental treatment that saves teeth from being extracted due to infection or decay. Root canals are typically an option for people who have had previous root canal treatments, and those who cannot undergo a root canal because of other medical conditions.

Top 5 Things for DSOs to Consider Before Acquiring a Dental Practice

Planet DDS

Growth through acquisition is in the DNA of successful DSOs and small practices looking to take their next step. And the good news—there’s great growth opportunity in the market right now. . COVID has had a significant impact on the dental industry.

Surprising Dental Facts

Gilreath Dental

We are well-acquainted with our teeth. For most of us, we feel, use and look at our teeth multiple times per day. But how much do you really know about your dental health? At Gilreath Family Dentistry, we love sharing interesting and quite surprising facts about dentistry. Did You Know?

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Why you should submit claims within 1 business day

Dr. Bicuspid

Waiting too long to submit a claim can result in reduced cash flow, dissatisfied patients, and incorrect reports. That's why offices should aim to submit claims within one business day, writes Dr. James V. Anderson. He offers four tips to help practices submit timely claims.

Iowa State Dental Board Addresses COVID-19-Related Personnel Shortage

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The state of Iowa is dealing with a crippling shortage of dental hygienists and dental assistants. As such, the Board of Dentistry is creating a working group to address the problem.

The impact of organized dentistry

ASDA Blog

Organized dentistry describes the tripartite of dental advocacy though which many different groups work together — at the local, state, and national levels — to improve and advance the dental profession.

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5 Advantages of Nose Breathing

Modern Family Dental

Nose breathing is our ingrained biological process of inhaling air. With the spread of face mask use due to the COVID-19 pandemic, mouth breathing has become an unconscious practice of most patients.

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New treatment may cure HPV-linked throat cancer faster

Dr. Bicuspid

A new shorter treatment for patients with HPV-associated oropharynx cancer controls the disease with fewer side effects, according to a study presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology 2021 annual meeting in Chicago.

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Study Shows Low Antibody Levels Are the Culprit in Breakthrough COVID-19 Infections

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A study of 1,500 fully vaccinated Israeli healthcare workers found that those with low antibody levels were more likely to experience breakthrough COVID-19 infections. However, the risk for breakthrough infections was still low; only 39 cases out of the 1,500 sample population were found.

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