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Improving Patient Outcomes With a Multidisciplinary Approach

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Orthodontic treatment is based on the principle that forces applied to teeth produce stresses on the periodontal ligament and, in turn, induce bone remodeling, which results in tooth movement. javi_indy / iStock / Getty Images Plus. False. Correct! Wrong!

Branding and the Power of Choice

Your Dental Marketing Sucks

Good branding gives people irresistible reasons to work with you. When your dental practice engenders trust, prospective patients will CHOOSE to work with YOU…if you have a strong and compelling point of differentiation. This became clear when I was looking for some kitchen and bath remodeling.

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Teledentistry Cuts Costs, Helps Triage Dental Patients

Dr. Bicuspid

Medicaid patients who consulted with a dentist remotely in 2018 did not delay treatment or experience more serious emergency problems, and the cost for care was less, according to a research brief released in May by the CareQuest Institute for Oral Health.

On a Mission to Promote Dental Therapy

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The dental profession is in Amy Coplen’s DNA. Her parents were both dental lab technicians, and her mother eventually became a dental hygienist. While in high school, Coplen worked as a dental assistant. From that point on,” she says, “I knew I wanted a career in dentistry.” .

3 things you can do to take care of your mental health

Dentistry Gone Digital

Whether we’re living in a pandemic, adjusting to life after COVID-19, or just trying to get through the day, there are times when we all need a “mental break” and need a few moments to change our thought patterns and deal with the pressure we may be feeling at the moment.

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Delta Dental launches nationwide effort to advance patient-centered care

Dental News and Technology

Delta Dental will administer the CAHPS Dental Plan Survey nationally to gather insights into patients' oral health experiences and improve oral healthcare OAK BROOK, Ill.,

Dental graduate medical costs are a growing investment

Dr. Bicuspid

Dental graduate medical education is a growing public investment that policy may need to address, according to a study published on May 27 in JAMA Network Open. The Medicare program spends millions each year supporting dental education programs, despite limited support for Medicare beneficiaries.

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3 steps to stop cancellations in your dental practice

Dentistry Gone Digital

Is your dental practice having problems with cancellations in a post-COVID world? Dr. David Rice is here with some advice that can help your business. The post 3 steps to stop cancellations in your dental practice appeared first on igniteDDS

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INTELLISCAN 3D Named Dental Products Report's Editor's Choice

Dental News and Technology

Intelliscan 3D has been selected by the prestigious magazine as their Editor's Choice. TAMPA, Fla., May 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelliscan 3D is revolutionizing the industry with a simplified intraoral scanning experience.

New salivary protein wiki paves way for novel therapies

Dr. Bicuspid

Researchers have developed a new public platform to identify and curate data on the thousands of proteins in saliva, potentially paving the way for saliva-based diagnostics, precision dentistry, and personalized treatments for oral and systemic diseases.

Cavitations

Ask The Dentist

Cavitations are not widely recognized in the field of dentistry, despite a growing body of evidence to support their effects on the body.

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Lit leadership lessons: The power of creativity

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Amisha Singh, DDS. We are STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) people. We like numbers. Our problems have one solution. Right and wrong are our anthem. That doesn’t sound very accessible, does it? Well, that is because of how STEM has traditionally been taught.

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eAssist Dental Solutions Awarded HIPAA Certification by Compliancy Group LLC

Dental News and Technology

SALT LAKE CITY, May 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- eAssist Dental Solutions has been awarded a HIPAA certification by Compliancy Group LLC.

Spanish researchers quantify the perfect celebrity smile

Dr. Bicuspid

It turns out celebrity smiles differ quite a bit from the grins of us regular folk. Photos of smiling celebrities showed numerous deviations from the smiles of Spanish dental students in a study published on May 19 in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.

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Taking time for the little things

ASDA Blog

If you have been on TikTok recently, you have probably come across a video featuring the following quote: “You have to start romanticizing your life. You have to start believing that your morning commute is cute and fun — that every cup of coffee is the best that you’ve ever had.

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Compensation plus benefits: Real talk for someone starting out in a dental practice

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Bruce Bryen, CPA, CVA. For those dentists just out of dental school or in the process of changing jobs as an associate from one dental practice to another, think of the power that is possessed when interviewing for that position.

Heartland Dental Announces Strategic Transaction with American Dental Partners Incorporated

Dental News and Technology

Heartland Dental Announces Strategic Transaction with American Dental Partners Incorporated This transaction brings together two industry leaders in doctor-led dental service organizations, leveraging complementary strengths to enhance support of doctors in building successful dental practices EFFINGHAM, Ill.,

WHO declares oral health a global health priority

Dr. Bicuspid

Oral health may no longer be low on the list of global health priorities. At a May 27 meeting of the World Health Organization (WHO), health ministries around the world approved a resolution that puts achieving better oral health back on the global agenda.

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25 Easy & Actionable Dental Marketing Ideas for Social Media

My Social Practice

The hardest part of dental marketing is the same as the hardest part of everything else — getting started. With everything that goes into running a successful dental practice, it’s a wonder that dental professionals even have time to breathe.

Good News About the Longevity of COVID-19 Immunity

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Emerging research shows that immunity to the novel coronavirus may last upwards of 1 year, especially among those who are fully vaccinated and have recovered from a COVID-19 infection.

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AI helps predict treatment outcomes for patients with diseased dental implants

Dental News and Technology

ANN ARBOR—Peri-implantitis, a condition where tissue and bone around dental implants becomes infected, besets roughly one-quarter of dental implant patients, and currently there's no reliable way to assess how patients will respond to treatment of this condition.

3 factors in building a superior dental team

Dr. Bicuspid

Dentists don't have the opportunity to attend courses in management, entrepreneurship, and team building. In his monthly column, Dr. Roger P. Levin breaks down why it's important for dentists to understand the basic but essential concepts of a practice's mission, core values, and vision.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Porcelain Veneers: Vacaville Veneer Dentist

Vacaville Dental Professionals

Thinking about getting cosmetic dental veneers? Still looking for a Vacaville porcelain veneer dentist ? Here are some of the most common FAQ our cosmetic dentist hears each day: What do dental veneers correct?

FASTBRACES®: A Modern Teeth Straightening Option 

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

If you or your teen needs braces but don’t want to go through traditional metal wires and brackets, FASTBRACES® is for you.

FDA Says Antibody Testing Not Effective in Determining Immunity Among the Vaccinated

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that SARS-CoV-2 antibody testing is not able to determine immunity among individuals who have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Dentists continue to have lower COVID-19 rates

Dr. Bicuspid

Dentists continue to have lower COVID-19 rates than other front-line health professionals more than a year after the pandemic appeared in the U.S., according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association.

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True Cost of Ownership of XVWeb | Part Two: Why XVWeb Series

Planet DDS

It’s not easy comparing the true cost of ownership between a cloud-based SaaS product versus premise-based dental imaging software. This article will break down the actual cost of ownership for cloud-based XVWeb. Imagine if you went to a car dealership and leased a new car.

Linda Harvey: The Air That You Breathe in Your Practice [VIDEO]

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. Air quality has been a hot topic for a very long time whether it be air pollution, secondhand smoke or the aerosols in a dental setting. Covid-19 has further illuminated the focus on aerosols in the dental setting over the past year.

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Swiss Researchers Map Complete Single-Cell Atlas of Human Teeth

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

For the first time, scientists at the University of Zurich have mapped a comprehensive atlas of single cells that comprise human teeth. The findings may lead to new cell-based approaches to various dental therapeutics.

AAOMS delegates to vote on new anesthesia requirements in fall

Dr. Bicuspid

Delegates of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) may adopt new rules for in-office anesthesia to ensure patient safety, according to a short communication published on May 19 in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

A Dentist That Can Smooth Your Smile Lines

Gilreath Dental

At Gilreath Family Dentistry, our job is to help patients feel confident in their smile. Our office offers a full menu of services to enhance the health and appearance of your teeth and gums. We want you to have a life that is full of smiling and laughing.

We Love Choices.

Your Dental Marketing Sucks

But we hate making decisions. Did you know that people spend an average of 7.4 minutes deciding what to stream on television? I can attest! My wife and I “cut the cable” more than a decade ago and we’ve been streaming our TV entertainment ever since.

Study Examines Role of Anxiety and Facial Self-Contact in COVID-19 Transmission

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The study, “ Anxiety and Facial Self-Contacts: Possible Impact on COVID-19 Transmission in Dental Practice, ” published in BMC Oral Health , included 128 adults from four dental clinics in Madrid, Spain, from March 15 to May 15, 2020.

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Dental coding is becoming more complex

Dr. Bicuspid

There are 28 new dental codes for 2021. Dr. James Anderson outlines five of the most notable, in addition to detailing why it's important for every practice to have an updated codebook every year. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Best practices bring positive results.

What You Should Know Before Getting Teeth Whitening

Hardin Dental

*Model-Closeup of a woman with perfect teeth smiling. If you are concerned about a smile that is less than picture-perfect, it might be time to consider teeth whitening as your next cosmetic endeavor.

We Love Choices.

Your Dental Marketing Sucks

But we hate making decisions. Did you know that people spend an average of 7.4 minutes deciding what to stream on television? I can attest! My wife and I “cut the cable” more than a decade ago and we’ve been streaming our TV entertainment ever since.

GSK Consumer Healthcare Commits to Make Over a Billion Toothpaste Tubes Recyclable By 2025

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

GSK Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH) is partnering with two global packaging suppliers to launch fully recyclable toothpaste tubes across its specialist and science-based oral health brands, including Sensodyne, parodontax and Aquafresh.

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