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Revolutionizing External Referral Management

Planet DDS

Following the successful launch of the Internal Referral Management System in Denticon in April, we are excited to now announce the launch of the External Referral Management System for our Denticon clients.

Why is Good Ventilation So Important for Dental Practices?

The Big Brush

There are a number of important aspects of a dental practice, and good ventilation is one of them. That might not be at the top of your mind when building a dental practice, but it's a big part of what's needed. Dental Practice Business Tips

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Dental Practice Made Simple: Setting Production Goals

Dr. Bicuspid

One way to help you meet your practice performance goals is to set annual and daily production goals, according to Dr. Roger P. Levin. By increasing your practice production, you are ultimately increasing your practice performance.

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How Dentistry Professionals Can Manage Their Mental Health

Oral Health Group

Most people don’t realize that the dental profession is one of the most at-risk for mental health disorders. These include depression, anxiety, and negative effects of stress.

How to Build Social Media Demand Through Facebook Live

Identity Dental

Facebook Live is an effective tool to increase awareness of your dental practice. Going live regularly engages viewers with original content for much longer than a typical post. It presents a unique opportunity to educate patients, build brand awareness, and generate new patient leads.

Comparison of cephalometric measurements between conventional and automatic cephalometric analysis using convolutional neural network

Dental News and Technology

Published: 31 May 2021 Progress in Orthodontics volume 22 , Article number: 14 ( 2021 ) Abstract Objective The rapid development of artificial intelligence technologies for medical imaging has recently enabled automatic identification of anatomical landmarks on radiographs.

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What you need to know about at-home teeth whiteners

Dr. Bicuspid

Stroll down the dental aisle at your local grocery store and you'll see an array of products promising to whiten your teeth. It's enough to cause decision paralysis, writes Dr. Teresa Yang. In this article, she breaks down the effectiveness of three over-the-counter whitening products.

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Turn Your Patients into Practice Ambassadors with At-Home Video Testimonials

Identity Dental

In just a few clicks, your satisfied patients can become practice ambassadors and help you grow. Collecting video testimonials is a fast, easy, and affordable way. Seeing real people extoll your skills makes a powerful impression on prospective patients.

Younger adults are taking medications that could affect long term oral health

Dental News and Technology

Study shows dentists need to be aware of medication history even in younger patients REGENSTRIEF INSTITUTE Research News SHARE PRINT E-MAIL IMAGE: MEDICATIONS CAN PLAY A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN ORAL HEALTH.

Observing rudeness while burned out equals dental errors

Dr. Bicuspid

Witnessing rude behavior while feeling burned out may affect the mechanical skills of dental students, resulting in critical errors, according to a study published on June 6 in the Journal of Dental Education. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Twitter can be useful for dental education. 'We

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Eliminating the “Can’t Beat’em, Better Join’em” Mindset!

Oral Health Group

By now, everyone probably knows about the DentalCorp IPO. It is the first Canadian corporate dental group to go public since TriDont tried it, unsuccessfully, approximately 35 years ago.

Video Ads Can Position You as an Expert

Identity Dental

Video has become the most popular form of social media advertising. It engages the emotions and builds trust far more effectively than two-dimensional ads. According to a recent biteable.com* survey, 74 percent of marketers say video has a better return on investment than flat ads.

Regenerative medicine: characterization of human bone matrix gelatin (BMG) and folded platelet-rich fibrin (F-PRF) membranes alone and in combination (sticky bone)

Dental News and Technology

Published: 01 June 2021 Cell and Tissue Banking ( 2021 ) Cite this article Abstract During the last two decades autologous platelet and leukocyte rich products (PRP; PRF), opened new perspectives in regenerative medicine.

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Periodontal disease cost U.S. $154B in 2018

Dr. Bicuspid

Periodontal disease comes with a high cost: The U.S. lost $154.1 billion in 2018 due to the condition, according to an analysis published on May 30 in the Journal of Periodontology. The loss was even worse in Europe, where periodontal disease cost the region nearly 158.6

Eliminating the “Can’t Beat’em, Better Join’em” Mindset!

Dental Peers

By now, everyone probably knows about the DentalCorp IPO. It is the first Canadian corporate dental group to go public since TriDont tried it, unsuccessfully, approximately 35 years ago. The response to this news on social media has been interesting to watch.

How to Stop Clenching to Prevent Gum Recession

Ask The Dentist

For today’s episode, we are focusing on clenching, looking at some of the root causes, risk factors, and links to gum recession. This is an important and complex topic that comes up a lot in dental work, with some notable progress being made in understanding it in recent decades.

Periodontal therapy on the oral health-related quality of life of obese and non-obese individuals

Dental News and Technology

Published: 23 May 2021 Odontology ( 2021 ) Cite this article Abstract Oral diseases such as periodontitis can have a more negative influence on the quality of life of obese than in normal-weight patients.

Becoming a proactive leader in the wake of a crisis

Dr. Bicuspid

Being a proactive dentist means always looking for opportunities to enrich the practice. To recognize opportunities and be bold, one must be prepared with knowledge from the past, present, and future. Dr. James V. Anderson offers tips to help you do just that.

Delta Dental Launches Survey to Gain Insights into Patients’ Oral Care

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Delta Dental Plans Association will deploy the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Dental Plan Survey nationally to gain insight into patients’ oral health experiences. . The anonymous survey asks adults about their oral healthcare experiences.

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Practicing wellness through birdwatching and photography

ASDA Blog

I grew up in Heredia, Costa Rica, one of the richest coffee-producing cities in the country. Costa Rica has over 900 bird species, which account for 10% of the earth’s avian population diversity.

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exocad Launches The "Creator Center" With 35 Live Webinars, Exploring DentalCAD 3.0 Galway And Its Productivity- Boosting Features

Dental News and Technology

Educational online series to inspire lab technicians and dentists DARMSTADT, Germany, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- exocad GmbH (exocad), an Align Technology, Inc.

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Twitter users starting to embrace water fluoridation

Dr. Bicuspid

Twitter users have started to get on board with community water fluoridation, with the number of supporters rising from none to 19% in five years, according to an article published on June 7 in BDJ in Practice. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Twitter can be useful for dental education.

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Working as a hygienist or therapist

Reena Wadia

Dentistry Coronavirus global pandemic. Article in BDJ Team: COVID-19. The Coronavirus global pandemic has posed significant challenges for all members of the dental team. So, Dental hygienists and therapists are integral members of the dental team.

COVID-19 Deaths Plummet Except Among the Unvaccinated

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

While hundreds of Americans still die each day due to COVID-19, the overall death rate has dropped 90% since its height in January 2021. However, people who are unvaccinated remain the most vulnerable to severe morbidity and mortality due to novel coronavirus infection.

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Upcoming Demonstration Of Guided Implant Surgery On A Young Patient In Brazil To Showcase The Ease And Speed Of In-office Workflow With exocad

Dental News and Technology

Patient case demonstration by Dr. Mario Kawagoe and Dr. Guilherme Saavedra DARMSTADT, Germany, June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- exocad GmbH (exocad), an Align Technology, Inc.

Dental hygienists experience verbal, sexual harassment at work

Dr. Bicuspid

Dental hygienists experience a variety of inappropriate behaviors at work, including verbal attacks, sexual innuendos, and evaluation of their appearance, according to a study published on June 6 in the International Journal of Dental Hygiene.

Ten Things A Dentist Should Never Say!

Coaches Corner

Ten Things A Dentist Should Never Say! Dr. Rich has visited hundreds if not thousands of dental practices, and in this episode he shares ten things he has actually heard many dentists say – that should NEVER be said!

Study Reveals COVID-19 Pathway From the Oral Cavity to Lungs

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Periodontal disease and poor oral hygiene may be a more accurate predictor for COVID-19 severity than other risk factors, a study has found. This research suggests mouthrinse use and simple oral hygiene practices can reduce the risk of transmission from the patient’s oral cavity to the lungs. .

Do You Take Your Own Advice?

Patient News

Time for your 6-month check-up? We’re halfway through the year, so it’s time for a 6-month check-up on practice performance. Is everything healthy and thriving? What’s under the tongue or along the gumline? Any spots or weaknesses?

Pregnancy testing before sedation could manage risk

Dr. Bicuspid

Implementing point-of-care pregnancy testing before dental procedures that involve the use of intravenous sedation could help manage practice risk, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

How to Comfort Teething Babies

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

The teething stage is inevitable and can be a hard phase for parents to navigate. If you have a teething baby, our team at Mountain Aire Dentistry is here to give you advice on what you can do to ease the pain of your teething babies and make them more comfortable during the process. .

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Studies Continue on COVID-19 Vaccines in Children Younger Than 12

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

With children ages 12 to 17 now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination, many families have jumped at the chance to protect their older kids from SARS-CoV-2 infection. However, what about children younger than 12?

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CE CLASS: The Team Approach for Single-Visit Digital Implant Surgery and Immediate Provisionalization

Dentistry Blog

Course Description. Digital dentistry is quickly becoming an important factor in our current standard of care. It is changing the economics, efficiencies, and quality of dental treatment. It is not an issue of if you’re going to adopt it, but when.

Handheld vs. conventional x-ray: 3 things to consider

Dr. Bicuspid

Handheld intraoral x-ray units should not replace conventional fixed dental x-ray machines, according to an editorial published on June 6 in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology.

4 Benefits of a Power Toothbrush

Modern Family Dental

A quick walk down a toothpaste aisle can reveal a plethora of electric toothbrush options. While electric toothbrushes may not be essential to brush your teeth, they can provide some important benefits that manual toothbrushes do not offer. Power Toothbrushes vs. Manual Brushing.

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Bots Most Likely Behind Spread of COVID-19 Misinformation

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that Facebook groups responsible for spreading misinformation about the global pandemic had high levels of automated software link sharing, an indicator that bots are behind the data being presented.

Simple and Creative Tips for Fixing Your Teeth on a Budget

Friendswood Dental Blog

It’s perfectly natural to desire to have a gorgeous and attractive smile , but if you’re more cost sensitive, it may seem like it’s beyond your grasp. It turns out that with a little creativity, there are ways to achieve a brand-new appearance.