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Dr. Paul Feuerstein Interviews Dr. Pat Cassidy About Net32

Dentistry Today

Our editor-in-chief, Dr. Paul Feuerstein, was able to talk with Dr. Pat Cassidy about the benefits and savings that come from using Net32 to purchase supplies for your dental practice. Net32 is an online marketplace that connects dental vendors with dentists. Net32’s mission is to help dentists save money and improve their practices by providing them with access to a wide variety of dental products and services at competitive prices.

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Children Get Gum Disease Too

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Parents always ask me, “Does my child have any cavities?” What I also want parents to wonder and ask; “Does my child have gum disease?” People – parents – don’t know what they don’t know! Too often, we dismiss a “little bleeding” or tartar buildup in children (never mind adults) as poor oral hygiene and admonish them to brush and floss. Yet, this build up of plaque and bleeding are actually signs of infection and inflammation which cannot resolve on its own with more brushing or different toothp

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Dentists: Why Should You Load Test the TMJs?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. Leonard A. Hess, DDS Clinical Director, The Dawson Academy The Article Originally Appeared on TheDawsonAcademy.com Properly loading the joints tells you several things about the root cause of some patients’ problems. This will also determine how functionally stable the patient is. Let’s start with the first item. 1. Indicate if the Joint is Healthy You’re going to determine whether you’re dealing with a healthy joint.

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Identity Dental Marketing Revolutionizes Client Experience with Advanced Technology for Custom Website Development

Identity Dental

[Tampa, FL, 2/20/24] – Identity Dental Marketing, a leading provider of marketing solutions for dental practices, proudly announces a significant investment in innovative technology designed to streamline the website development process for its clients. This modern advancement promises to save clients valuable time and energy while enhancing collaboration and communication throughout the development phase.

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7 Essential Tips for Parents to Manage the Oral Health of Their Children

Dentistry Today

Alpine Dental of Rockwall celebrates National Children’s Dental Health Month this February by providing parents with vital information on best caring for their children’s oral health. As part of their commitment to the community, Dr. Anish Reddy and his team are presenting at Nebbie Williams Elementary School, Howard Dobbs Elementary School, and Billie Stevenson Elementary, conducting educational presentations with interactive games, and providing free take-home whitening kits to the

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Endear Don’t Alienate with Authentic Visual Content – The Case for Savvy Images

Oral Health Group

Algorithms reward visual-rich content, ranking them higher in search terms like “best smile makeover in [insert city here].” A visual-rich website and online presence accounts The post Endear Don’t Alienate with Authentic Visual Content – The Case for Savvy Images appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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The Secrets to Success: Advice from Dental Assistant Ronda Holman

Dentistry Gone Digital

Interviewer: Tanya Sue Maestas, DDS Interviewee: Ronda Holman Edited By: Candy Velez – CRDH, BSDH In this interview, dental assistant Ronda Holman shares invaluable insights on the often-overlooked power of patience and communication in the dental office. The Importance of Patience In the dynamic realm of dentistry, Ronda Holman underscores the significance of patience for both dental assistants and dentists.

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Smoother Dental Marketing: Identity’s Tech Upgrade

Dentistry Today

Identity Dental Marketing, a leading provider of marketing solutions for dental practices, proudly announces a significant investment in innovative technology designed to streamline the website development process for its clients. This modern advancement promises to save clients valuable time and energy while enhancing collaboration and communication throughout the development phase.

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Trends in dental visits among US adults from 1997 through 2019: Implications for policy reform

Dental News and Technology

J Am Dent Assoc. 2024 Feb 16:S0002-8177(24)00011-4. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2023.11.016. Online ahead of print. Abstract Background: Examination of serial cross-sectional national surveys from a representative sample of the population can identify patterns and help support policy development. Methods: The authors used data from the National Health Interview Survey on US adults reporting a dental visit in the past 12 months to examine trends from 1997 through 2019.

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How Patterson Helped Drs. Monica and John Shook Open a Dream Practice

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog Read Time: 2 Minute, 45 Second If you want to understand the power of equipment and technology backed by Patterson’s expertise and support, look no further than Shook Family Dental in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Newly out of dental school, married and starting their careers, the Shooks (Dr. Monica and Dr. John) dreamed of opening a family practice.

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Inflation Hurts Tooth Fairy’s Generosity

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Delta Dental’s 2024 Original Tooth Fairy Poll discloses a 6% decrease in the average value of a lost tooth, marking the first year-over-year decline in Tooth Fairy giving in 5 years, with the value dropping from $6.23 to $5.84. Even the celebration of a first lost tooth saw a decline, from $7.29 to $7.09. While kids may lament this drop in compensation, the Tooth Fairy remains an effective tool to encourage good oral hygiene habits.

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Unleashing Our Inner Potential: A Promised Journey of Growth, Connection, and Inspiration

Dentistry Today

My husband has been witness to this more times than he’d like to have rolled his eyes for: a return from my travels announcing, “Wow! That changed my life; I am no longer the person I was when you last saw me.” The first time I uttered those words was several months past dental school graduation when I returned home from a mission trip, having served in a heavily guarded Mexican prison near La Paz, Mexico.

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Evaluation of tooth color change after a bleaching process with different lasers

Dental News and Technology

Möbius, D., Braun, A. & Franzen, R. Evaluation of tooth color change after a bleaching process with different lasers. Odontology (2024). [link] Abstract The aim of this in vitro study was to evaluate the efficiency of diode laser-activated bleaching systems for color change of teeth. 75 extracted teeth were studied in five different bleaching protocols.

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ChatGPT and Dental Marketing: Pros and Cons

Rosemont Review

Since its industry-shaking debut in late 2022, the effects of ChatGPT have been felt in practically every realm — from business and technology to academia and healthcare. Short for “Generative Pre-Trained Transformer,” ChatGPT is a large language model developed by OpenAI. Essentially, it’s an AI chatbot that uses machine learning and pre-existing data to generate human-like text on a conversational interface.

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University of Minnesota Receives Grant for Its Special Needs Dental Clinic

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry’s Special Healthcare Needs Clinic (SHNC) has received a Clinical Dental Education and Innovations Grant from the Minnesota Department of Health, aimed at enhancing technological capabilities and facilities to enhance patient accessibility and efficiency in diagnosis and treatment planning. SHNC specializes in providing comprehensive dental care for older adults and patients with complex medical, developmental, and physical disabilities.

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Golub Capital Acted as Sole Lender on Unitranche Facility for Agilio Software

Dentistry Today

Golub Capital acted as the Sole Lender on a unitranche facility to support the acquisition of Agilio Software (“Agilio”) by Five Arrows and TA Associates (“TA”). Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Agilio is a leading provider of healthcare operations software to the dental , primary care, hospital, and veterinary sectors in the U.K. “Unitranche facilities continue to be favored by sponsors who are focused on buy-and-build strategies because of the scalability and flexibility this solution off

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A scoping review of dental practitioners’ perspectives on perceived barriers and facilitators to preventive oral health care in general dental practice

Dental News and Technology

BMC Oral Health volume 24 , Article number: 249 ( 2024 ) Abstract Background Oral health has an important role in the general health and well-being of individuals. Dental teams are ideally placed to support patients in preventing ill-health. Understanding the barriers and facilitators to the adoption, promotion and facilitation of preventive advice and treatment is key to improving oral health services.

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Boost Your Social Media Strategy With Dental Influencer Marketing

My Social Practice

Dental Influencer Marketing For Social Media Success Today’s social media landscape is dominated by influencers creating trends and sharing products. If you’re a dentist looking for ways to boost your dental digital marketing presence, you may wonder how you can effectively engage with trends to promote your brand. Before spending the day teaching your dental hygienists an elaborate TikTok dance (though we’re not saying not to do that—check out our tips on dental social media

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Same Day Crowns for an Instant Transformation

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

For generations, the dental industry has been a stalwart of lasting transformations. However, in recent years, a technological leap has taken the concept of transformation even further. With same day crowns, dentistry has transitioned from a time-consuming multi-appointment process to a single, streamlined treatment that provides immediate results. Welcome to the revolution that’s providing instant dental transformations, better known as same day crowns.

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Professional Transition Strategies Achieves Milestone With More Than 100 Dental Practice Transitions in 2023

Dentistry Today

Professional Transition Strategies (PTS) , a company that facilitates dental practice purchases and mergers & acquisitions, is pleased to share its remarkable practice transition statistics for 2023. As a trusted partner and industry leader in practice transitions, PTS is proud to present the following key highlights from its performance over the past year: Successful Deals Closed: PTS facilitated 103 seamless practice transitions, collectively valued at $345 million.

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Ozone and laser effects on dentin hypersensitivity treatment: a randomized clinical study

Dental News and Technology

Published: February 18, 2024 DOI: [link] Abstract Objectives Evaluate and compare the clinical efficacy of diode laser and gas ozone in the treatment of dentin hypersensitivity (DHS). Methods 132 teeth from 44 patients with moderate DHS were randomised into three groups according to a split-mouth design. In the diode laser group, the operator irradiated the superficial dentine exposed with 808 wavelength, incremental power from 0,2 to 0,6 W, with 20 seconds of interval.

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The 20 Best Dental Implant Marketing Strategies of 2024

My Social Practice

Dental Implant Marketing Water is wet, the sky is blue, and dental implants are a life-changing treatment for patients suffering from tooth loss. What might not be so obvious? They also offer the benefit of being a pretty darn lucrative service for dentists—that is, if patients know their local dentist offers implants. With over 120 million Americans missing at least one tooth and 36 million missing all of their teeth, the potential base of patients looking for a permanent solution is vast.

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Dental Marketing: For The Dental Practice That Wants To Stand Out & Grow!

Patient News

Proven Processes That Lead To Success For Solo Dentists, Group Locations, & DSOs To win at dental marketing, successful dental offices and DSOs need a marketing partner that: Has a proven track record Makes informed decisions based on research, analytics, data, and experience Is easy to work with and is dedicated to their clients’ success! […] The post Dental Marketing: For The Dental Practice That Wants To Stand Out & Grow!

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Henry Schein Unveils Cutting-Edge Dental Solutions at 2024 Chicago Midwinter Meeting

Dentistry Today

Henry Schein announced that at the 2024 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, it will present a comprehensive lineup of digital equipment, technology solutions, and business services designed to help dental practices operate more efficiently and effectively. The Midwinter Meeting, scheduled for February 22 to February 24, 2024, will provide practitioners with an opportunity to experience an immersive display of Henry Schein’s extensive range of products and solutions, aimed at empoweri

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Antiviral Mechanism and Clinical Benefits of Mouthwash Active Against SARS-CoV-2

Dental News and Technology

Reia, V.C.B., da Fonseca Orcina, B., Vilhena, F.V. et al. Antiviral Mechanism and Clinical Benefits of Mouthwash Active Against SARS-CoV-2. Curr Oral Health Rep (2024). [link] Abstract Purpose of Review We aim to review the spectrum of biological mechanisms of mouthwashes shown to be active against SARS-CoV-2, evidence for efficacy in reduction of viral load, in vitro and in vivo, and the potential for clinical benefit in use of mouthwashes in the context of COVID-19.

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Boost Your Social Media Strategy With Dental Influencer Marketing

My Social Practice

Dental Influencer Marketing For Social Media Success Today’s social media landscape is dominated by influencers creating trends and sharing products. If you’re a dentist looking for ways to boost your dental digital marketing presence, you may wonder how you can effectively engage with trends to promote your brand. Before spending the day teaching your dental hygienists an elaborate TikTok dance (though we’re not saying not to do that—check out our tips on dental social media

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When Do Molars Come In? The Arrival of Your Child’s Ch.

The Super Dentists

As parents, we spend a lot of time tracking when those early baby teeth start poking through our little ones’ gums. But have you given much thought to those wider. Read More The post When Do Molars Come In? The Arrival of Your Child’s Ch. appeared first on The Super Dentists.

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Torch Dental Launches Partnership With Chicago Dental Society Ahead of Chicago Midwinter 2024

Dentistry Today

Torch Dental, a leading technology platform for dental supply and equipment discovery, ordering, and spend management, is thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with the Chicago Dental Society (CDS), a prominent organization dedicated to promoting oral health and advancing the dental profession in the state. Torch Dental Launches Partnership with Chicago Dental Society Ahead of Chicago Midwinter 2024 This partnership marks an important step forward in the pursuit of dental innovation, comb

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Your Thousand Oaks Dental Dentist: Providing Quality Care and Services

Your San Antonio Dentists

Taking care of your teeth is more than just a bright smile; it’s about your overall health and quality of life. At the heart of your dental care journey is choosing the right dentist who offers not just treatment but also preventative advice, educational resources, and a comfortable environment to maintain or regain your oral health. Today, we explore what your Thousand Oaks Dental Dentist, Dr.

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CODS 2024

3M

Congress Simposio del Colegio Oficial de dentistas de Sevilla. 15 junio 2024, Lengua española, España Más información sobre el CODS 2024 The post CODS 2024 appeared first on 3M Dental Blog.

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Celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month: Dental Marketing Strategies to Boost Your Practice

Firegang

February is more than just the month of love and affection; it's a time when the dental community can spotlight the importance of bright, healthy smiles for our younger generation. This period, marked by National Children's Dental Health Month , serves as a golden opportunity for dental practices to demonstrate their commitment to promoting good oral hygiene habits among children and to reinforce the community's overall health.

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SprintRay Introduces State-of-the-Art NanoCure Curing Device

Dentistry Today

SprintRay Inc., a pioneering force in digital dentistry and 3D printing solutions, is proud to announce the launch of a suite of cutting-edge products from the company’s Biomaterial Innovation Lab. These innovations, including the NanoCure post-curing device, NightGuard Flex 2, NightGuard Firm 2, Apex Base, and Apex Teeth resins, represent a significant leap forward in the realm of dental 3D printing technology.

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How to Fix a Chipped Tooth? Best methods.

Kakar Dental Group

The most complex tissue in the entire body is the tooth enamel. It’s strong but not indestructible, and it’s common for people to experience cracked or chipped teeth, especially when they bite down on a challenging piece of ice or food or end up falling over and bashing their mouth in some way during sports. How to Fix a Chipped Tooth is our topic today.

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EXPODENTAL 2024

3M

Congress Salón internacional de Equipos, Productos y Servicios Dentales. 14-16 marzo 2024, Spanish language, Spain Learn more about the EXPODENTAL 2024 The post EXPODENTAL 2024 appeared first on 3M Dental Blog.

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Celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month: Boost Your Practice with Cutting-Edge Dental Marketing Strategies

Firegang

February is more than just the month of love and affection; it's a time when the dental community can spotlight the importance of bright, healthy smiles for our younger generation. This period, marked by National Children's Dental Health Month , serves as a golden opportunity for dental practices to demonstrate their commitment to promoting good oral hygiene habits among children and to reinforce the community's overall health.

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High Maximum Benefit Dental Insurance Sales Skyrocket

Dentistry Today

DentalInsurance.com , the leader in dental insurance comparison shopping, announced that their annual sales of high maximum benefit dental plans rose 122 percent in 2023 compared to 2022. The data were based on core business sales comprising purchases coming from organic search engine traffic, search engine marketing, and affiliate advertising. A maximum benefit is the annual limit on insurance company spending toward a consumer’s covered dental care.

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Dental Marketing With AI: A Guide To Prompting

My Social Practice

Dental Marketing With AI Have you ever wondered if robots might take over the world someday? If you’ve been paying attention to headlines recently, the emergence of AI (artificial intelligence) may have you questioning whether it’s time to draw up some blueprints for an underground bunker. But before you do anything drastic, let us assure you that AI is actually a handy tool for dental marketing managers seeking innovative strategies to give them a competitive edge.