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5 Best Practices to Retain the Patients in Your New Acquisition

Dentistry Gone Digital

Implementing best practices can make a substantial difference in helping retain the patients in your new acquisition and existing team loyalty and trust throughout the transition. By: Dr. David Rice Buying a dental practice is the biggest financial decision you’ll make as a young dentist. Do it well, and it will fuel your future. Buy it and lose 30% of the patients, and it will slow down your dream house, car, vacations, and life.

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Blogs Have Never Been More Relevant – Is Your Practice Making the Most of This Powerful Marketing Tool?

Oral Health Group

This very blog represents an ever-growing, still-relevant, and robust component of dental practices’ successful digital marketing campaigns. While blogs as a form of content have The post Blogs Have Never Been More Relevant – Is Your Practice Making the Most of This Powerful Marketing Tool? appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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Why am I Experiencing Clinical Failures?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. Leonard A. Hess, DDS Clinical Director, The Dawson Academy The Article Originally Appeared on TheDawsonAcademy.com If we’ve been practicing for any length of time at all, we’re going to see some clinical failures. I think sometimes the perception is if we’re faculty at The Dawson Academy, that it never happens, and you should know that we all see clinical failures.

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Is The Final Prosthesis For Dental Implants Custom Made?

Perio Perio

The dental implants in Sterling, VA are a gold standard tooth replacement option for many reasons. By getting treated with dental implants, patients will be able to maintain a normal and healthy diet, speak clearly, and smile confidently. People’s smiles can be restored in so many ways with dental implants because of the parts that they are composed of.

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Dental Office Managers: Own Your Leadership Role

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog Read Time: 2 Minute, 16 Second You are not just an office manager; you are a leader at your dental practice. But what does it really mean to be a leader? It means stepping up and owning the role, cultivating a leadership mindset, and leading by example. Here are five tips to bring your best manager self to work every day.

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Being Grateful for the Challenges This New Year Will Bring

Dentistry Today

A NEW YEAR The usual social media scrolling at the end of the year, and at the beginning of the next, is filled with memes cursing the months prior and reliving hardships of moments past. Quotes with quirky photos challenge us to set new standards, to become hopeful and open to all the good a reset will bring. I have never understood the importance of breaks in years.

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Measuring quality of dental care during pregnancy

Dental News and Technology

J Am Dent Assoc. 2024 Jan 4:S0002-8177(23)00674-8. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2023.10.010. Online ahead of print. Abstract Background: The authors aimed to develop and validate 2 Dental Quality Alliance measures of dental care access during pregnancy (Utilization of Services During Pregnancy, Oral Evaluation During Pregnancy) using claims and enrollment data and to report performance on these measures for a sample of Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program beneficiaries.

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Study Investigates Role of Experiential Service Learning in Dental Education

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A recent study explored the use of experiential service learning — an approach that encourages students to apply their knowledge base as well as critical thinking to effectively manage a community health problem — in dental education, focusing on a project that integrates theoretical learning, dental epidemiological investigations, data analysis, creation of scientific oral health education materials, and actual oral health education.

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Custom Dental of McKinney Shares Alzheimer’s Research with Patients

Dentistry Today

Custom Dental of McKinney is educating the community and promoting awareness of the correlation between oral health and Alzheimer’s disease. Recent studies have highlighted the link between periodontal disease and Alzheimer’s, inspiring the clinic to further promote the importance of maintaining dental hygiene and cleanings. The Periodontal Disease-Alzheimer’s Correlation Periodontal disease, a chronic inflammation of the gums and bone caused by infection and inflammation, is a preva

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GuidedSMILE LLC and Absolute Dental Services Announce a Guided Surgery Licensing Agreement

Dental News and Technology

CLEVELAND , Jan. 10, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- GuidedSMILE LLC, which has been established to market the CHROME GuidedSMILE full arch surgical system, and Absolute Dental Services, Inc., a dental laboratory headquartered in North Carolina, are pleased to announce a licensing agreement that will strengthen the national full arch landscape. This licensing agreement permits Absolute Dental Services to incorporate the intellectual property portfolio of CHROME GuidedSMILE into their NavaGation Synergy Gui

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Mastering the Marketing Transformation: From Solo Practice to DSO Dynamics

My Social Practice

The Dental Marketing Shift From Private Practice to DSO’s * For more information on how to attend the AADGP Annual Conference, register here. Use code: MYSOCIALPRACTICE25 for a 25% discount! * In the ever-evolving landscape of dental marketing, the transition from private practice to a Dental Support Organization (DSO) structure presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities.

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Eliminating 7,500 Paper Forms: Southern Star Dental’s Leap to Digital Efficiency with Yapi

YapiApp

Discover How Southern Star Dental Eliminated 7,500 Paper Forms and Transformed Their Practice! In the heart of Allen, Texas, Southern Star Dental faced a common challenge: the inefficiency of paper-based processes. That’s until they discovered Yapi. This case study delves into their remarkable journey towards digital efficiency, significantly enhancing patient engagement and operational workflows.

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Global Dental Insurance Market to Reach $390.3 Billion by 2030 with a 9.3% CAGR

Dentistry Today

The “Global Dental Insurance Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Coverage (Dental Preferred Provider Organizations, Dental Health Maintenance Organizations), Type (Major, Basic), Demographic, Region, and Segment Forecasts, 2023-2030” report is now available on ResearchAndMarkets.com. The global dental insurance market size is projected to reach USD 390.3 billion by 2030, with a CAGR of 9.3%, according to the report.

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Effect of adjuvant probiotic therapy (Lactobacillus reuteri) in the treatment of periodontitis associated with diabetes mellitus: clinical, controlled, and randomized study

Dental News and Technology

Jardini, M.A.N., Pedroso, J.F., Ferreira, C.L. et al. Effect of adjuvant probiotic therapy ( Lactobacillus reuteri ) in the treatment of periodontitis associated with diabetes mellitus: clinical, controlled, and randomized study. Clin Oral Invest 28 , 80 (2024). [link] Abstract Objectives Subgingival instrumentation (SI) with probiotics may be a proposal for the treatment of periodontitis (P), for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

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NYU Offers a New Dental Hygiene Degree as a Stepping Stone to Dental School

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry is launching a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene With a Concentration in Dental Science, offering students a versatile path for careers in dental hygiene and providing a foundation for those interested in applying to dental school or other graduate health programs. The program’s curriculum — incorporating science, math, and liberal arts courses — aligns with prerequisites for dental school, medical school, and various health-degree programs.

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2024 Digital Marketing Predictions

Rosemont Review

Within the last few years, the digital marketing industry has flourished – and now that 2024 has arrived, it’s showing no signs of slowing down. As we’ve done for several years, let’s turn to Rosemont Media CEO Keith Humes for some insight into the updates we can expect from the digital marketing realm in 2024. The Emergence and Evolution of Artificial Intelligence in 2023 The year 2023 marked a significant rise in the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI), transforming it into a multiface

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Proclaim Unveils Breakthrough Oral Health Solution, Eliminating Dangerous Mouth Bacteria

Dentistry Today

Customized preventative health company Proclaim recently announced its world-changing mission to save millions of lives by eradicating P. gingivalis – the silent, dangerous bacteria lurking in nearly everyone’s mouths. In just 7 seconds at the push of a button, the clinically proven Custom-Jet Oral Health System comfortably blasts away this potentially life-threatening bacteria from your mouth, along with plaque, food, and other debris.

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Denture stomatitis: Treatment with antimicrobial drugs or antifungal gels? A systematic review of clinical trials

Dental News and Technology

Published: January 08, 2024 DOI: [link] Previous Article A dental technique to reseat an angled nonhexagon … ABSTRACT Statement of problem Gel formulations containing antimicrobials are a potential alternative for the development of new medicines for the treatment of denture stomatitis (DS). However, whether they are more effective than antifungal drugs is unclear.

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UB Study Investigates Chlorhexidine’s Effect on Diabetes-Related Inflammation

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A recent study conducted by researchers at the University at Buffalo (UB) in New York explored the connection between periodontal diseases and diabetes, discovering an effective strategy to reduce inflammation among patients with diabetes. Individuals with periodontal diseases have a 20% to 30% higher likelihood of developing diabetes, while those with diabetes are 1.5 times more prone to periodontal diseases.

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Help! My Gums Hurt When I Brush My Teeth

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Have you ever experienced pain or discomfort in your gums when you brush your teeth? You’re not alone. Gum sensitivity and pain are common issues that can make it difficult to maintain a proper oral hygiene routine. If you’ve been dealing with this problem, it’s important to understand the causes and possible treatments. In this blog post, we’ll explore the reasons why your gums hurt and provide some helpful tips on how to alleviate your discomfort for a healthier mouth.

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GuidedSMILE and Absolute Dental Services Announce a Guided Surgery Licensing Agreement

Dentistry Today

GuidedSMILE LLC, dedicated to marketing the CHROME GuidedSMILE full arch surgical system, and Absolute Dental Services, Inc., a dental laboratory based in North Carolina, are delighted to announce a licensing agreement aimed at enhancing the national full arch landscape. This agreement grants Absolute Dental Services the right to integrate the intellectual property portfolio of CHROME GuidedSMILE into their NavaGation Synergy Guided Workflow solution.

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Accuracy assessment of robot-assisted implant surgery in dentistry: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

Published: January 08, 2024 DOI: [link] Abstract Statement of problem The systematic assessment of accuracy of robot-assisted implant surgery is lacking. Purpose The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to evaluate the accuracy of robot-assisted implant surgery and compare it with computer-aided implant surgery in partially and completely edentulous patients and human phantoms.

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Talk the Talk: Will Invisalign Affect My Speech?

Friendswood Dental Blog

Invisalign is a fantastic way to approach your orthodontic treatment, offering a discreet and convenient alternative to traditional braces. However, many patients wonder if wearing the aligners will affect their speech. If you’re curious about Invisalign’s effect on how you talk, continue reading. Will Invisalign Affect My Speech? When you first start wearing Invisalign aligners, you may notice some changes in your speech patterns.

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Solea Pediatric Peer Perspective

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog Read Time: 6 Minute, 9 Second Ditch the Needle, Noise and Vibration The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recognizes the dental laser as a beneficial instrument in providing restorative and soft-tissue procedures for infants, children and adolescents, including those with special healthcare needs. As dentists know, fear and anxiety over visiting the dentist keep many individuals from seeking dental care.

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Dental Robotics Leader Neocis Secures $20M in Funding

Dentistry Today

Neocis, the global leader in robot-assisted dental implant surgery, announced today that the company has secured an additional $20 million in funding. This latest round of financing included Mirae Asset Capital/Mirae Asset Venture Investment, venture capital firms affiliated with the Mirae Asset Financial Group that invest in growth-stage healthcare and technology businesses, and NVentures, NVIDIA’s venture capital arm.

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When Is the Best Time to Get Invisalign®?

90210 Dentist

It’s hard to overvalue the benefits of an attractive smile with straight, aligned teeth. Confidence, positive self-image, the ability to express yourself authentically, and make a good impression are all improved when you are not afraid to proudly show your pearly whites. On the other hand, an aversion to smiling, laughing, and even speaking can inhibit you in a variety of social situations.

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Marietta Cosmetic Dentistry: Transforming Smiles with Precision

Gilreath Dental

In the heart of Marietta, where the vibrant community thrives, your journey to optimal oral health goes beyond the traditional dental chair. Join us as we delve into the expansive world of services offered by a Marietta Dentist, where expertise extends far beyond routine checkups, promising comprehensive care for your entire dental well-being. Routine Checkups… The post Marietta Cosmetic Dentistry: Transforming Smiles with Precision appeared first on Gilreath Family Dentistry.

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4 Reasons to Invest in Solea

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog Read Time: 2 Minute, 31 Second As a pediatric dentist, providing a welcoming, calming environment for patients is at the heart of what you do. Yet there are times when tots, kids and teens react with fear and tears to needles, numbness and noises. That can be hard on the patient and the provider, and it can prolong procedures, leaving your dental team with less time and energy for other treatments and patients.

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BIOLASE Enhances Education Offerings in 2024

Dentistry Today

BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL), the global leader in dental lasers, has experienced growing demand for its robust educational offerings, leading to an increase in the number of dental laser courses planned for the first quarter of 2024. The full list of both in-person and virtual course options can be found on BIOLASE’s education web portal at Education.Biolase.com, which offers tailored education pathways through the Waterlase Academy and Epic Diode Academy.

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Indiana Introduces Dental Insurance Legislation

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Senate Bill 132, introduced by Senator Liz Brown, aims to address issues in dental insurance and healthcare practices. DeLayne Lefevre, DDS, testified before the Senate Health Committee, highlighting challenges she faced with patients unable to pay due to insurance complications. The bill seeks to regulate insurers more effectively and crucially allows patients to assign benefits to dental providers, irrespective of network affiliation.

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Tissue Regeneration Being Studied as Alternative to Root Canal Therapy

Denticle

Root canals, are often a necessary evil for saving infected teeth, but what if there was a better way? Scientists are working on a revolutionary new approach that could change everything: tissue regeneration. Imagine this: instead of removing the damaged pulp, dentists could stimulate the tooth's own cells to regrow healthy tissue. This would not only eliminate the need for root canals, but also preserve the natural tooth structure, leading to better long-term outcomes in many cases.

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Erfolgskonzepte in der Implantatprothetik

3M

Innovative Materialien und Technologien ermöglichen multiple neue Abläufe in der Implantologie und Implantatprothetik. Es ergeben sich viele Vorteile, wie beispielsweise Vereinfachungen im restaurativen Workflow und die daraus resultierende höhere Effizienz – bedingt beispielsweise durch den Einsatz dreidimensionaler Planungstools, Intraoralscanner, individualisierter Gingivaformer oder dem Einsatz monolithischer Restaurationen.

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Lisa Ness Joins QuadMed as Chief Growth Officer

Dentistry Today

QuadMed, LLC, a subsidiary of Quad, Inc. (NYSE: QUAD), reinforces its commitment to strategic expansion and market leadership with the appointment of Lisa Ness, MBA, RD, CDE, as chief growth officer. In her pivotal role, Ness will spearhead initiatives aimed at fostering innovation and driving continued growth to meet the evolving needs of employers in a dynamic healthcare landscape.

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The Inaugural Sunstar Robert J. Genco Endowed Chair Is Named

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Patricia Diaz, DDS, PhD, State University of New York (SUNY) Empire Innovation professor and director of University at Buffalo’s (UB) Microbiome Center, has been appointed the Sunstar Robert J. Genco Endowed Chair. The appointment honors the legacy of Robert Genco, DDS, PhD, a SUNY Distinguished Professor and founder of the Microbiome Center. Genco, a prolific researcher who fostered a 40-year collaboration between Sunstar and UB, passed away in March 2019.

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What Happens If I Don’t Go To A Periodontist In Gainesville, VA To Replace My Missing Teeth With Dental implants

Perio Perio

When people get their missing teeth replaced by dental implants, it can restore their smile in numerous ways. When people choose not to consult a skilled and trusted periodontist in Gainesville, VA , about replacing their missing teeth with dental implants, it can have several consequences on their oral health and overall well-being. Want to learn about the potential outcomes of people not going to a periodontist to get their missing teeth replaced with dental implants?

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Präparation und Befestigung von Veneers

3M

Die Nachfrage unserer Patient*innen nach ästhetischen Verbesserungen nimmt stetig zu. Beim Wunsch nach Veneers ist es ein absolutes Muss, vor Behandlungsbeginn das Behandlungsziel realistisch zu simulieren. Dieses dient nicht nur der Visualisierung für unsere Patient*innen, sondern auch uns, für die virtuelle Planung des Präparationsdesigns unter dem Aspekt die bestehende Zahnsubstanz maximal zu schonen.

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Leixir Dental Laboratory Group Appoints John Krier as Chief Executive Officer

Dentistry Today

Leixir Dental Laboratory Group (Leixir) announced the appointment of John Krier as chief executive officer, effective January 2nd, 2024. Mr. Krier succeeds Leixir founder Harmeet Bindra, who will continue as executive chairman. Mr. Krier brings nearly two decades of executive leadership experience in the medical device manufacturing and distribution industries.