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4 Ways Private Practice Dentists Can Help Improve Pediatric Access to Care

ASDA Blog

Strengthening the ways in which children in our neighborhoods have access to quality dental care can be greatly influenced by practicing dentists in the area.

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The Importance of Culture for Your DSO and Acquisition Process

Planet DDS

Culture is a hot topic. And for good reason. Your DSO’s growth relies on a good culture and your ability to identify and acquire practices that are culturally aligned with your organization. . Culture impacts your organization’s people, systems, and strategies.

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Free Dental CE Courses

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Maysa Hattab. Continuing Education – what’s your perspective? It could be an opportunity to learn something new or refresh on things you might have forgotten or become just a bit complacent on. Maybe it’s a chance to catch up on that all-important networking.

Marketing Your Dental Practice with Video

Oral Health Group

Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information! The post Marketing Your Dental Practice with Video appeared first on Oral Health Group. Blogs Practice management blog marketing Practice Management video Video Marketing

Chronic TMDs linked to worse quality of life

Dr. Bicuspid

Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) can have an impact on oral health-related quality of life, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association. The association was worse for patients with chronic, painful TMDs.

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Identity Dental Marketing Customer Service – Helps Clients Navigate New Requirement

Identity Dental

An important notification for Dental Google Ads in 2021-2022 Your Google Ad performance is important to us. In order to keep your ads account live, Google will be systematically requesting that you verify your Identity. Personally, I believe this is in response to their recent fraud.

ADA launches new website with added features

Dental News and Technology

The ADA on Nov. 9 launched its new website at ADA.org , which is part of a multiyear project to modernize the Association's online presence, ADA News reported. "We We are deeply committed to meeting the needs of our members," said ADA President Cesar R. Sabates, D.D.S.

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Can dental images help prevent strokes?

Dr. Bicuspid

Dental surgeons and oral radiologists may be able to detect a serious condition that can cause a stroke as an incidental finding on images taken prior to dental treatment, according to a study published on November 17 in the European Journal of Radiology.

Does Google Rank Popular WordPress Themes Lower

Clicc Media

A WordPress theme can have a significant impact on website functionality including its SEO rankings. Google has released a short video hosted by John Mueller, Senior Webmaster Trends Analyst at Google, explaining how a website theme will affect SEO.

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Dentists exempted from Maine's COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Dental News and Technology

The final version of Maine's COVID-19 vaccination mandate does not include dentists or emergency medical service workers, the Portland Press-Herald reported. Dental health facilities were exempted because of an absence of COVID-19 outbreaks.

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Super Sweet Smiles

Queen of Dental Hygiene

This entire Autumn has been a great adventure, as I have been speaking and presenting on all things biological to many groups- from the IAOMT conference in Seattle in September, Business Professional Women Bothell chapter, and Michigan Dental Seminar and Consulting – a dental hygiene continuing education program.

Obesity ups gum disease risk by making more bone-wrecking cells

Dr. Bicuspid

Obesity causes chronic inflammation that increases the growth of bone-destroying cells during periodontitis, according to an animal study published in the Journal of Dental Research. The inflammation is linked to heightened bone loss around teeth.

Dental Website Form Problems & Solutions

Identity Dental

Dental Website Must-Haves: Functional Forms Almost every modern website comes with a contact form for new dental patient acquisition. There are inherent issues with utilizing this form of communication, especially in 2022. No matter which website hosting company, email hosting company, domain registrar or IT company you employ, there’s a chance that email form submissions […]. The post Dental Website Form Problems & Solutions appeared first on Dental Marketing.

exocad Announces Participation At The Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) 2021

Dental News and Technology

exocad to present latest software advances at one of the largest U.S. in-person dental trade shows with interactive demonstrations and guest speakers WOBURN, Mass. and DARMSTADT, Germany, Nov. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- exocad, an Align Technology, Inc.

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Transmission of COVID-19 to Deer Raises Concerns

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Scientists have found SARS-CoV-2 infection among white-tailed deer in Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, New York, and Pennsylvania, raising concerns about mutations and animal-to-human transmission.

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Technology Focus: This free app does periodontal staging, grading

Dr. Bicuspid

OraPharma's new -- and free -- MyPerioHealth app takes the guesswork out of periodontal staging and grading. Dr. Richard Nagelberg shows off the app, which follows the American Academy of Periodontology guidelines, in the latest episode of Technology Focus.

How my childhood influenced my need to pay it forward

ASDA Blog

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

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Heartland Dental Supported Practices Give Back to Their Communities

Dental News and Technology

Company Provided Free Dental Care to Over 2,600 Patients across its Supported Offices to Date EFFINGHAM, Ill., 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Heartland Dental today announced the progress across their supported practices to give back to the communities they serve and make dental care more accessible.

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Pandemic Triggers Simultaneous Increase and Decrease in Tobacco Use

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Click to view An American Dental Association Clinical Evaluators Panel survey. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

Adult dental care usage continues to fall

Dr. Bicuspid

Adult dental care usage continues to fall, according to interactive estimates released on November 16 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the first half of 2019, 65.1% of adults had a dental exam or cleaning. That percentage fell to 62% by the second half of 2020.

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Dentist Social Media Marketing: 3 Important Questions To Ask Yourself

My Social Practice

Is Your Practice Ready For Dentist Social Media Marketing? Before your dental or orthodontic practice dives into dental social media marketing , answer the questions below. Then, determine if you’re actually ready to start publishing content and building your audience.

vTail Healthcare Telecommunications App Launches in the US Dental Market

Dental News and Technology

OXFORD, United Kingdom, Nov. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- vTail , the Healthcare Communications App connecting healthcare professionals directly to medical products companies, is expanding into its second medical specialty arena in the USA – Dentistry.

COVID-19 Brings Big Changes on the Employment Front

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Although life is the closest it’s been to normal since the pandemic began nearly 2 years ago, some things seem to have permanently changed, mainly employment.

My mouth is healthy except.

Dr. Bicuspid

Alvin Danenberg has a robust immune system, regimented dental hygiene program, and enough periodontal expertise to fill a library. So why did he develop root caries? Danenberg explores this question and details his experiment to remineralize the active decay instead of filling it.

Essential Dental SEO Tips Backed By Research

My Social Practice

Essential Dental SEO Tips Backed By Research. A Focus On Local Dental SEO Tips. I recently wrote an article for Dental Economics that discussed dental SEO tips. I wanted to drill down on one of the points from that article, which is ‘Focus on Local SEO.’

SRTA AND PROMETHEAN DENTAL SYSTEMS PARTNER TO ELEVATE DENTAL LICENSURE

Dental News and Technology

Through advanced and integrated technologies, the industry now has a better, safer exam.

More Than 440 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines Have Been Given in the US

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

As of this past weekend, more than 440 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in the United States, with 195 million Americans fully vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2. This puts the country’s nationwide vaccination rate at 68%.

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Second Opinion: Hygienist rebuffs Ill. dental lobbyist

Dr. Bicuspid

When asked about hygienists providing preventive dental care in nursing homes, one dental lobbyist said, "I just don't feel anybody with a two-year associate's degree is medically qualified to correct your health." Suzanne Newkirk, RDH, gives a scathing response in this Second Opinion piece.

Dental marketing trends to maximize 2022 profits

Patient News

If you haven’t yet, it’s time to look at current business results, the latest consumer trends, and begin to formulate your plan for what changes or improvements can be made to make 2022 different. And better. For your practice, your team, your patients.

Is My Cracked Tooth a Dental Emergency?

Gilreath Dental

Tooth enamel is composed of strong minerals. In fact, it’s the hardest substance in the entire human body! Unfortunately, your teeth can still chip or crack.

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From Lettuce Field to Dental Field: One Dental Hygienist Shows It Can Be Done

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Martina Hernandez Garcia, RDH. A career in dental hygiene is not without its challenges. But it usually doesn’t involve hefting 60- to 80-pound boxes of iceberg lettuce in the wee hours of a workday that could last 11 hours.

Dental Practice Made Simple: Delegate to win

Dr. Bicuspid

If you're a dentist and you want to make your life easier, there's one thing you need to do: delegate, said Dr. Roger P. Levin in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Dental Practice Made Simple: Use opening and closing checklists.

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4 Strategies for Reducing Dental Patient Cancellations and No-Shows

Planet DDS

Last minute emergencies can come up. Or a patient can overbook their schedule or simply forget about their appointment. Patients are human and life gets busy. But your practice can take steps to minimize last minute cancellations and no-shows as much as possible.

Benefits of Secure Online Patient Registration E-Forms

We Speak Dental

Benefits of Secure Online Patient Registration E-Forms. Easy Patient Registration Online.

Does Europe’s Exploding COVID-19 Surge Bode Poorly for the US?

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Despite widespread access to COVID-19 vaccines, Europe is experiencing a fall surge in COVID-19 cases, forcing many countries to implement lockdown measures once again. Case rates have jumped by as much as 50% in some areas, and the continent reported more than 2 million new cases over the past week.

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Hypertension medication causes man's rare gingival overgrowth

Dr. Bicuspid

The use of a common medication for high blood pressure led to gingival overgrowth in a man with poor oral health. Details of the case were published on November 14 in the Journal for Nurse Practitioners. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Tonsillectomies boost risk of periodontitis.

3 Key Tips For Dental Practice Social Media Marketing

My Social Practice

Strategies For Dental Practice Social Media Marketing. THERE’S A LOT OF BUZZ OUT THERE TODAY about dental social media marketing. Some dental practices are jumping on the dental social media bandwagon simply because somebody said, “You should be on Facebook!” or “You should be on Instagram!”