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Life Can Throw You a Curve. Be Prepared by Planning Your Transition Now!

Oral Health Group

I recently had the opportunity to share my perspectives on empowering your practice by thinking like a CEO when I spoke at the annual meeting The post Life Can Throw You a Curve. Be Prepared by Planning Your Transition Now! appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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Adventure Awaits: Expert Advice for Healthy Teeth While Traveling

Dentistry Today

Traveling is an exciting experience that broadens our horizons, and while exploring new destinations, it’s crucial not to neglect our oral health. The Paso Robles dentist, Lisa Lu Davis, DMD, has some tips to help travelers maintain good oral health practices while soaking up the fun of travel. Maintaining good oral care while on traveling adventures is essential.

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Life Can Throw You a Curve. Be Prepared by Planning Your Transition Now!

Dental Peers

I recently had the opportunity to share my perspectives on empowering your practice by thinking like a CEO when I spoke at the annual meeting of the Academy of Private Dental Practice conference in Fort Lauderdale. It was a great group of dentists and I would encourage you to check them out. During one of the breakout sessions, we engaged in a spirited and informative discussion on when was the best time for dentists to start preparing to transition to retirement.

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A Dentist’s Perspective on Retainer Wear Time

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Lee Ann Brady DMD Topic Originally Appeared on PankeyGram.org Patients tend to want to spend as little time as possible in their retainers after orthodontic treatment. It’s common in my practice for patients to ask me how long they have to wear them, with the implicit understanding that an extended time period is undesirable. As dentists, we don’t want to give the patient bad news, but we also want to ensure they receive the best healthcare possible.

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Dental Hygiene Visit: It’s Not Just a Cleaning.

David Schwab & Associates, Inc.

A dental hygiene visit in our office is not just a cleaning. It’s an important health visit with many important benefits to you: Think of a hygiene visit as the cheapest form of dental insurance. The best way to protect your oral health and avoid major dental problems in the future is to have regular check-ups, including hygiene visits. Hygiene visits help protect your investment in dental treatment.

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DHCS Kicks Off Mobile Dental Van Tour

Dentistry Today

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) today kicked off its second mobile dental van tour in Fresno. Through the Smile California campaign, DHCS delivers preventive dental services to children and youth, enhancing utilization of essential dental care and improving oral health, particularly for underserved groups. Adrianna Alcala-Beshara, Chief of DHCS’ Medi-Cal Dental Division (Photo: Business Wire) “Medi-Cal Dental is committed to ensuring that millions of Californians have ac

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Dental Peers

I recently had the opportunity to share my perspectives on empowering your practice by thinking like a CEO when I spoke at the annual meeting of the Academy of Private Dental Practice conference in Fort Lauderdale. It was a great group of dentists and I would encourage you to check them out. During one of the breakout sessions, we engaged in a spirited and informative discussion on when was the best time for dentists to start preparing to transition to retirement.

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Shaping efficiency of rotary and reciprocating kinematics of engine-driven nickel-titanium instruments in moderate and severely-curved root canals using micro-computed tomography: a systematic review of ex vivo studies

Dental News and Technology

Journal of endodontics Published: March 25, 2024 DOI: [link] ABSTRACT Introduction This systematic review aimed to compare reciprocating with continuous rotary instrumentation kinematics, by means of microcomputed tomography evaluations, in extracted human permanent teeth with moderate and severe canal curvatures. Methods The research protocol was registered in the International Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews and given the reference number CRD42023404035.

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Global Orthodontic and Orthopedic Market Report Unveils Growth Projections

Dentistry Today

The “Global Orthodontic and Orthopedic Market” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global Orthodontic and Orthopedic Market is expected to grow from USD 18.9 USD in 2023 to USD 29.3 USD by the end of 2028, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.20% from 2023 through 2028. The report will provide details about the orthodontic devices used in the treatment of dental disease and facial dental surgery.

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Periodontal Bacteria Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A recent study published in Gut, a BMJ Journal , highlights the alarming connection between oral bacteria, particularly Porphyromonas gingivalis , and the acceleration of pancreatic cancer development. Led by Gabriel Nussbaum, MD, PhD, from the Institute of Biomedical and Oral Research at the Hebrew University-Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine, the research delves into the intricate relationship between oral microbiota and pancreatic cancer.

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Are You Vulnerable to Tooth Decay?

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Tooth decay, also known as cavities or dental caries , is a common yet largely preventable oral health issue that affects people of all ages. Understanding the risk factors for tooth decay is the first step towards a healthier smile. Here’s a comprehensive guide on recognizing your vulnerability to tooth decay and the proactive strategies you can adopt to prevent it.

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Clinical and Radiographic Failure of Non-surgical Endodontic Treatment and Retreatment Using Single-cone Technique with Calcium Silicate-Based Sealers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Dental News and Technology

Journal of Endodontics Published: March 26, 2024 DOI: [link] ABSTRACT Introduction This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the clinical and radiographic failure of non-surgical endodontic treatment and retreatment for mature permanent teeth with or without apical periodontitis using the single-cone (SC) obturation technique with calcium silicate-based bio-ceramic (CSBC) sealers and to compare these failure rates to other sealer materials and obturation techniques.

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InventHelp Inventor Develops Improved Sensor for Digital Dental X-Rays

Dentistry Today

“I’m a dental hygienist and my number one complaint from my patients is how uncomfortable the current dental digital X-ray sensor is. They hate getting X-rays,” said an InventHelp inventor from Greenwood, S.C. “It is 2022 and I thought it was time to evolve the dental digital X-ray sensor one more time, so I invented Sensiform X.

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After-Hours Dental Clinic Opens at the University of Mississippi

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry is pioneering a new after-hours clinic, aiming to integrate it as a permanent fixture within its operations. Running monthly, the clinic operates from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, catering to patients unable to seek dental care during typical business hours. For $85, patients receive a comprehensive oral examination, radiographs, and therapies including prophylaxes, restorative care, and endodontic treatment.

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15 Plastic Surgery Marketing Strategies Ranked by Experts

Rosemont Review

As the boom in cosmetic surgery experienced throughout the pandemic begins to level out, marketing your plastic surgery practice in 2024 requires more creativity than ever to stand out amongst the myriad of other aesthetic providers in your region. A multi-layered approach to your digital marketing plan can help you establish a stronger online presence, better distinguish your services in a competitive marketplace, and ultimately attract new patients.

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Decoding the Role of a Periodontal Doctor: A Comprehensive Guide

Perio Perio

Ever wondered about the role of periodontics in dental health care? If so, you are in the right place. Periodontics in Sterling, VA , is a specialized field of dentistry that focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions affecting the supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth or periodontium. By understanding periodontics, you can unlock the secrets of oral health and how to maintain it.

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Dr. Spencer Tasker Joins ABQ Pediatric Dentistry in Albuquerque, NM

Dentistry Today

ABQ Pediatric Dentistry is pleased to welcome Dr. Spencer Tasker as the new owner and lead pediatric dental provider. Current and prospective patients can reach the practice online at [link]. Dr. Tasker takes over from Dr. Audrey Rawson as she begins a new venture in Hawaii. Dr. Tasker graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in French.

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New Research Sheds Light on the Formation of Teeth During Embryonic Development

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A recent study, published in Nature Cell Biology , highlights the intricate process behind the development of incisors, shedding light on potential insights into birth defects. The investigation delves into how morphogens, proteins crucial for tissue growth coordination, orchestrate the formation of teeth during embryonic development. Through a collaborative effort with the University of California, San Francisco and other partners, the researchers elucidated the role of a signaling center — a

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Concord Dentist Debunks Top 8 Oral Cancer Myths

Modern Family Dental

Imagine this: you’re enjoying a delicious meal, savoring the flavors, and suddenly feel a weird lump in your cheek. Panic sets in – could it be cancer? While oral cancer is a serious concern, there’s a lot of misinformation floating around that could lead to confusion and even delay in diagnosis and treatment. At Modern Family Dental Care, we offer Velscope oral cancer screening in Concord and Charlotte, NC , to detect mouth cancer.

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Stronger Than You Think: The Surprising Impact of Regular Dental Care

Gilreath Dental

We all know a bright smile goes a long way. But the power of regular dental care goes far beyond a pearly white grin. At Gilreath Family Dentistry, your dentists Marietta, GA, we’re passionate about helping you achieve optimal oral health, which in turn strengthens your overall well-being in surprising ways. Let’s delve into the… The post Stronger Than You Think: The Surprising Impact of Regular Dental Care appeared first on Gilreath Family Dentistry Marietta.

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12 Million People Lost Dental Coverage after COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Dentistry Today

A new analysis from CareQuest Institute for Oral Health—a leading national nonprofit focused on creating a more accessible, equitable, and integrated oral health system—reveals that 12 million people across the country lost Medicaid dental coverage between April 2023, when the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) expired, and September 2023. That figure includes 5.9 million adults and 6.1 million children.

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Are You A Candidate For All-On-4® Dental Implants In Leesburg, VA?

Perio Perio

Living with missing teeth can significantly impact your daily life, making it difficult to enjoy socializing, eating your favorite foods, and even speaking clearly. Removable dentures, often considered a quick fix, can still pose challenges such as slipping, discomfort, and maintenance issues. However, a modern and innovative solution exists: All-On-4® dental implants in Leesburg, VA , offering a permanent, fixed set of teeth even to those who have experienced significant bone loss.

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Double Trouble: Atomic Stealer and Arc Browser's Shady Ads

Denticle

Surfing the web can expose you to more than just cat videos and informative articles. Two threats have recently emerged that can turn your browsing experience sour: the malicious malware Atomic Stealer and the intrusive adware bundled with Arc browser. Let's delve into what makes these threats concerning and how to stay safe online. Atomic Stealer: Sticky Fingers in Your Digital Vault Atomic Stealer is a nasty piece of malware that lives up to its name.

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Elevate Your Dental Practice

Patient News

Effectively reach & engage quality patients After working with thousands of dentists and dental teams for the last 31+ years, we get it. As a dental entrepreneur, it’s hard to find time to devote to marketing. You’re handling patients, team morale and training, taking care of financials, managing cash flow, and the myriad of other […] The post Elevate Your Dental Practice appeared first on Patient News.

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3 Ways to Increase Production

Dentistry Today

Every dentist has the opportunity to build and maintain an outstanding practice if they apply the correct basic principles. Unfortunately (and I am a dentist as well, so I feel I can say this), simply doing great dentistry is not enough. It is the foundation and the ethic that we owe to every patient, but the quality of the dentistry does not necessarily result in business success for the practice.

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Association Between Tooth Loss and Cognitive Decline Is Explored

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The study published in npj Aging investigated the intricate relationship between tooth loss, dietary patterns, and cognitive decline, particularly focusing on their neurological implications. Previous research established a connection between tooth loss and cognitive decline, prompting this investigation into specific brain regions affected and underlying mechanisms.

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Got Plans for This Weekend? Join Me in Vegas!

Denticle

This Friday & Saturday, I'll be teaching a hands-on course at LVI in beautiful Las Vegas. The course is titled "Predictable Low Stress Endodontics for the General Practitioner". I've been a dental GP for since before dinosaurs walked the Earth and early on, I developed a real love of endodontics. Most GPs have one particular procedure that they really take a shine to and mine was endodontics.

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The Rigorous Path to a DDS Degree in Vacaville CA

Vacaville Dental Professionals

Embarking on the path to becoming a dentist is a commendable endeavor that requires dedication, hard work, and a passion for oral health. The journey to earning a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree is a rigorous one that challenges aspiring dental professionals both academically and clinically. In this article, we will explore the demanding and rewarding path to graduating with a DDS degree.

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New Study Reveals Crucial Findings on Dental Implant Safety

Dentistry Today

As dentistry advances, gaining a deeper understanding of the oral cavity’s anatomy and the role of each nerve and bone is paramount. One area that continues to revolutionize is implantology. While dental implants can provide an elevated level of patient care, the placement of the implant carries many inherent risks that clinicians must consider before performing the procedure.

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Exploring the Major Reasons Dental Exams are Essential For Your Oral Health

Your San Antonio Dentists

Many of us only think about our teeth when there’s a problem, like when we’re in pain or notice an abnormality. However, regular dental exams are crucial in maintaining healthy smiles for a lifetime. Especially with the complexities and stresses of modern life, prioritizing routine check-ups can make a world of difference. At Thousand Oaks Dental in San Antonio, Texas, we understand the intricate nature of oral health.

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Wisconsin Clinic Looks to Dental Therapists to Solve Patient Backlog

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

In Green Bay, Wisconsin, a dental clinic faces significant appointment backlog, with wait times stretching for months due to high demand for dental services in northeast Wisconsin. To address this issue, the CEO of N.E.W. Community Clinic, Kim Franzen, sees promise in a new state law permitting the licensing of dental therapists, a new class of midlevel practitioners.

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The Mystery of the XZ Code: Examining a Data Security Conundrum

Denticle

Recently I had a discussion with a friend who is employed by Black Talon Security. They are a security company that provides cybersecurity services for several industries and healthcare is one of the business sectors they work with. He was explaining to me what the company does and how they do it. One of the things I found interesting is that they provide a 'dashboard' that allows clients to login and see the status of the firewalls and other systems.

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TheraBreath Brand Expands Product Line With Deep Clean and Overnight Oral Rinses

Dentistry Today

TheraBreath brand, the fastest-growing mouthwash brand in the U.S. among leading brands, announces two new additions to the oral care aisle: TheraBreath Deep Clean Oral Rinse and TheraBreath Overnight Oral Rinse. Both rinses offer dentist-formulated, alcohol-free, and dye-free solutions for oral health. TheraBreath Deep Clean Oral Rinse marks the brand’s debut with antiseptic benefits while preserving their signature alcohol-free formula across their oral rinses.

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Ten Things You Should NEVER Say To A Dental Patient!

Coaches Corner

In this episode of The Dental Practice Fixers Podcast Featuring Mystery Shopper Calls, we reveal ten things you should never say to a patient (we’ve probably all said them!) and what to say instead. Plus we have a very special announcement and are back with our mystery shopper calls!! * On Friday June 14th we’ll be presenting a full day session of our latest and greatest course: * “How To Provide A Memorable Patient ExperienceIn YOUR Practice!

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Envista Schedules First Quarter 2024 Earnings Call

Dentistry Today

Envista Holdings Corporation (NYSE: NVST) (“Envista”) will report financial results for its first quarter of 2024 on Wednesday, May 1, 2024. Envista will discuss these results on a conference call on the same day beginning at 2:00 PM PT and lasting approximately one hour. The call and the accompanying slide presentation will be webcast on the “Investors” section of Envista’s website, www.envistaco.com.

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Henry Schein Presents THRIVELIVE 2024

Dentistry Today

Henry Schein announced it will host THRIVELIVE 2024, the company’s annual dental event that celebrates innovation and community and provides a one-of-a-kind educational experience for dental professionals to learn how to grow their practices. This year’s THRIVELIVE will take place at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Nevada, from May 2-4, 2024. For the fourth consecutive year, THRIVELIVE will offer a comprehensive program designed to empower all dental professionals.