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Intraoral Indications of Dermal Filler Adverse Events

Dentistry Today

INTRODUCTION: WHAT EVERY DENTIST SHOULD KNOW Even if you don’t place dermal fillers, every dentist should be aware of filler complications that can manifest in the oral cavity. In fact, when a patient presents with unexplained intraoral tissue slough or necrosis with a recent history of dermal filler treatment, vascular compromise should be included as a differential diagnosis.

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Is Accountability Missing in YOUR Leadership Model?

Oral Health Group

Perhaps I am a bit of a contrarian, but when it comes to leadership today, I feel like I go against the grain – just The post Is Accountability Missing in YOUR Leadership Model? appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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UptimeHealth Announces Acquisition of Dental Whale, Including its Subsidiaries Dental Fix, Florida Dental Repair, and Front Office Rocks

Dental News and Technology

BOSTON, MA – May 1, 2024 – UptimeHealth , a leader in healthcare technology solutions based in Boston, Massachusetts, is proud to announce the successful acquisition of Dental Whale , the leading dental practice solutions and learning provider in North America , including its subsidiaries, Dental Fix, Florida Dental Repair and Front Office Rocks. These expansions enhance UptimeHealth's offerings and signal the launch of UptimeServices , a new subsidiary focused on expanded service solutions with

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Cracking the Case: Understanding Broken Provisionals

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Lee Ann Brady DMD Topic originally appeared on Pankey.org: Dr. Brady allowed permission for igniteDDS to share with our readers Provisionals play a pivotal role, not just in helping the patient adjust through to their final restorations, but they are helpful to us also – to fix our mistakes while we still can. Even though it can seem hard to face, when we find that something is wrong in the design of provisionals delivered to the patient, it’s always better to look at the positive side of t

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Why Every Dentist Needs to Earn a Virtual MBA in Marketing

Dentistry Today

Whether you’re a DDS or DMD, that may not be enough to be a successful dental professional in today’s competitive market. While earning an actual MBA in Marketing may be overkill, ramping up your knowledge of some of the basic (and not-so-basic) dental marketing strategies and techniques may be necessary to help your practice grow. WHY IS DENTAL MARKETING SO IMPORTANT?

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Dental Peers - Untitled Article

Dental Peers

The Rise of Teledentistry as a Sustainable Solution In recent years, the environmental impact of various industries has come under scrutiny , and dentistry has been no exception to this trend. Overall, the need to remain sanitary for each patient stands as the primary contributor to this environmental burden, followed by common practices such as patients traveling to dental offices, the extensive use of lighting within these facilities, and substantial resource consumption of materials by denti

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FBI Warns of Credible Cybersecurity Threat to Dental Practices

Dental News and Technology

May 8, 2024 The American Dental Association (ADA) urges all dental practices to remain vigilant after it was contacted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) with information regarding a credible threat to the practices of oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Current Threat Information from the FBI On Tuesday, May 6, 2024, the FBI informed the ADA and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) of a credible cybersecurity threat to the practices of oral and maxillofacia

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Dr. Ross Nash Full Mouth Reconstruction Course Coming to New Jersey for the First Time

Dentistry Today

World renown cosmetic dentist Dr. Rosh Nash will be partnering with New Jersey’s top cosmetic dentist Dr. Anthony Vocaturo to present the comprehensive two-day, hands-on program “Full Mouth Reconstruction: High-Tech, High-Touch.” The 16 CEU course will be held at the Institute of Advanced Dental Education (IADE) located in Colts Neck, New Jersey on July 19th-20 th.

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3 Ways CarePay+ Can Help Patients Get the Care They Need

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog Read Time: 3 Minute, 20 Second The cost of dental care and loss of dental insurance are having a considerable impact on patients’ decisions about their oral care. This poses a significant financial barrier for patients to receive the care they need at the time they need it. According to a study by the CareQuest Institute for Oral Health in 2022, 43% of American adults claim they avoid dental care because of the cost.

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ONLINE DENTAL CARE SOLUTION DENTISTRY.ONE NAMED A 2024 NJBIZ HEALTH CARE HERO

Dental News and Technology

METUCHEN, N.J. – May 6, 2024 – Dentistry.One , a virtual-first dental care solution introduced by MouthWatch, LLC , was recently named a 2024 Health Care Hero by leading New Jersey business publication, NJBIZ. The annual award recognizes excellence, promotes innovation , and honors the efforts of the individuals and organizations making a significant impact on the quality of health care in New Jersey.

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I wish I’d done this a long time ago!

Dentistry Gone Digital

You will get unprecedented amounts of individual attention from Doctor Rice and Dawn. My consults have instantly improved and so have my numbers! You should definitely do the 90-day Jumpstart program! Dr. Luke Shapiro Dentist The post I wish I’d done this a long time ago! appeared first on igniteDDS.

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eClinicalWorks Announces Integration of Sunoh.ai for Dental Clinics Nationwide

Dentistry Today

eClinicalWorks, the largest ambulatory cloud EHR and first AI-driven EHR, introduced Sunoh.ai for dental clinics—a revolutionary AI-powered technology that transforms dental workflows for faster, more efficient, and hands-free clinical documentation and patient care. The EHR-agnostic AI technology integrates seamlessly with eClinicalWorks to assist dentists and hygienists nationwide.

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Nonsurgical Approaches to Temporomandibular Pain Disorders Investigated

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

University of Connecticut Health researchers are pioneering nonsurgical approaches to alleviate temporomandibular pain disorders (TMD), offering free treatment via a federally funded clinical trial. TMD, affecting 11 to 12 million US adults, predominantly women, often manifests as myofascial pain rather than joint dysfunction. The study integrates smartphone-based pain tracking with tailored interventions targeting stress-related triggers.

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5 Excellent Oral Surgeon Reputation Management Strategies

My Social Practice

The Key to Oral Surgeon Reputation Management Savvy dental professionals know that the oral surgery marketing landscape is changing. Patients are just as likely to call an oral surgeon after performing a Google search as they are to contact a practice following a referral. As a specialist, the tricky part of attracting new patients is making your practice stand out to people who aren’t aware of the intricacies of your area of expertise.

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Patient Acquisition Mindset: Common Issues

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Abe Kasbo The term “Patient Acquisition” doesn’t resonate well with patients; it’s not what they seek or need. Patients aren’t commodities or assets to be obtained. They are people, and dental offices are not Wall Street trading terminals. We shouldn’t view them as mere acquisition targets because that diminishes the entire patient experience, and let’s remember, this noble profession for that matter!

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FOCUS ON: Teledentistry

Dentistry Today

Brant Herman, founder and CEO of Mouthwatch, LLC, discusses the benefits of teledentistry for doctors and patients. Q: During the pandemic, there was a spike in teledentistry adoption. How did teledentistry perform during this trial by fire? A: Although teledentistry has been around for 25 years, there was a tremendous spike in its adoption during the pandemic-related closure of dental offices.

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Immediate vs Delayed Implant Placement

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

If the tooth in question demonstrates a Class II furcation involvement characterized by such periodontal destruction as to render it non-maintainable, or if a Class III furcation involvement is present, the tooth is extracted and regenerative therapy performed before it is replaced with an implant, abutment and crown. The question then becomes whether to place the implant at the time of tooth removal and perform regenerative therapy in the residual extraction socket defect, or rebuild alveolar b

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Root Canal Awareness Week: When Do You Need One?

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Root Canal Awareness Week is an essential time to shed light on this procedure. Despite its critical importance to oral health, it often gets overshadowed by myths and misconceptions. At Mountain Aire Dentistry, we believe in empowering our patients with knowledge and clarity, especially when it comes to procedures like root canals that can significantly impact your well-being.

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Building a Strong Dental Team: Lessons from Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz

Dentistry Gone Digital

Interviewer: Tanya Sue Maestas, DDS Interviewee: Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz Edited By: Candy Velez – CRDH, BSDH Today, we have the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, who shares her experiences and insights on building a successful dental team. In this episode about teams, Dr. Maragliano-Muniz emphasizes the importance of finding team members who are skilled and share the same passion and energy for dentistry.

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Ultradent Announces Acquisition of Ease-In-Shields Laser Protection

Dentistry Today

Ultradent proudly announces the acquisition of Ease-In-Shields from ViewMax Solutions, LLC. Ease-In-Shields provides unique eye protection for laser and curing light users, with their double patented shape, allowing the shields to fit into most loupe and eyewear shapes for maximum safety. Of the Ease-in-Shield acquisition, Scot Andersen, Ultradent’s vice-president of business development, said, “After years of working with ViewMax Solutions LLC, we’re pleased to announce the acquisition of their

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New Research on Primates Aims to Broaden Knowledge of Dental Development and Diversity

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $630,444 to Kathleen Paul, PhD, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Arkansas, to conduct comprehensive research on the dental genetic architecture of two primate species: tamarins and macaques. Paul’s team aims to use this information to advance bioanthropological practice, particularly in reconstructing evolutionary processes and understanding stress and illness experiences through teeth analysis.

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Google’s SGE: The Future Is Upon Us With the New Search Generative Experience

Rosemont Review

The advent of Artificial Intelligence (or AI) has brought the world yet another revolutionary technological innovation. For many businesses, marketing professionals, and consumers, there are two questions that have been top-of-mind over the last year or so: “Will AI affect the way you conduct searches on the Internet? If so, how?” We recently got some of the clearest answers to those questions yet.

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Setting Realistic Expectations: Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. Savanah Craig Managing the expectations of others is a challenge in any aspect of life but is particularly challenging in dentistry. In the age of social media and Photoshop, it is easy to lose sight of what is real and what is edited. Two-day shipping and door-to-door delivery has intensified our need for instant gratification. These societal changes, as well as, limited dental competency can create a real challenge for dentists when creating treatment plans for patients.

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Dentistry.One Named A 2024 NJBIZ Health Care Hero

Dentistry Today

Dentistry.One , a virtual-first dental care solution introduced by MouthWatch, LLC , was recently named a 2024 Health Care Hero by leading New Jersey business publication, NJBIZ. The annual award recognizes excellence, promotes innovation, and honors the efforts of the individuals and organizations making a significant impact on the quality of health care in New Jersey.

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Denticle - Untitled Article

Denticle

For the last several years, when I've needed to protect my eyes from laser wavelengths, I've used Ease-In-Shields. In fact, I was so impressed with them, that I brought them up during the meeting of the Cellerant Best of Class meeting where we determined the winners for 2017. If I remember correctly, they were a unanimous winner with myself and the rest of the panel all voting "yes" to give them the award.

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Partnership Celebrates 10 Years of Supporting Oral Health Equity

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The Jefferson Health Abington Dental Care Access Program celebrates its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of providing essential dental services to underinsured and uninsured residents in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. In collaboration with the Montgomery Bucks Dental Society, the program connects qualifying individuals with a network of 41 dentists across 16 practices, offering preventive, restorative, and emergency dental care.

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Are Veneers Permanent?

Creekview Dental

Are veneers a permanent solution for your dental imperfections? When used by a skilled dentist, dental veneers have the power to aesthetically enhance teeth and makeover smiles. But while the results are stunning, those who are interested in this treatment often find themselves with many questions —- especially when it comes to how long veneers last.

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USOSM’s Henry Moomaw Recognized as ‘Outstanding CFO: Large Private Company’

Dentistry Today

U.S. Oral Surgery Management CFO Henry Moomaw was recently named “Outstanding CFO: Large Private Company” by D CEO Magazine as part of the publication’s 2024 Financial Executive Awards. The annual program recognizes the top financial leaders in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and is presented in partnership with the Association for Corporate Growth Dallas-Fort Worth, Financial Executives International, and TXCPA Dallas.

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Unveiling the Benefits of All on 4 Dental Implants in Burke, VA

Perio Perio

Introduction to All on 4 Dental Implants All-on-4 dental implants represent a revolutionary approach to dental restoration, offering a permanent solution for those missing multiple teeth. Unlike traditional implants, which require a separate post for each tooth, all-on-4 implants use just four strategically placed posts to support an entire arch of teeth.

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Top & Best Dental Office Near Me for a Healthy Smile Journey

Gilreath Dental

Welcome to Marietta, Georgia – a vibrant and bustling city located just northwest of Atlanta. Known for its rich history, charming downtown area, and friendly community, Marietta has something for everyone. And when it comes to your oral health, you deserve nothing but the best. That’s why we’re here to introduce you to Marietta’s top… The post Top & Best Dental Office Near Me for a Healthy Smile Journey appeared first on Gilreath Family Dentistry Marietta.

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Dental Saving Plans: Save Money Without Dental Insurance

Modern Family Dental

Do you know what a dental membership or heard of dental saving plans before? Ever feel like boosting your dental health is a maze of too many choices? Dental insurance can especially make it more complicated than it needs to be. That is why we have introduce our Premier Dental Membership as one of our two dental saving plans. Picture this: a world where every floss, brush, and dentist visit gets you points toward awesome rewards.

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Free Your Practice with the Glidewell HT Implant System

Dentistry Today

If you are among the growing number of dentists seeking to expand the implant services you offer patients in your practice, the Glidewell HT Implant System can help you succeed with a simplified surgical procedure, expert lab support, and unrivaled cost savings. Manufactured in Irvine, California, from high-strength titanium alloy, Glidewell HT Implants are a proven, premium-quality solution that can help you grow your practice while making treatment available to more patients.

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FBI Sounds Warning on a Credible Cybersecurity Threat to Offices in the Dental Industry

Denticle

There is a reason I believe in the ADA. Although I don't agree with everything, dentistry needs a united voice to communicate with the public and legislators. Density also needs a voice that can speak to the profession when something important is happening that the profession needs to be aware. Today is one of those days. In case you have not been notified or perhaps missed the email sent yesterday May 7th, today's post is *incredibly* important to dental practices.

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Can Broken Teeth Be Fixed with Dental Implants in Glen Waverley?

Healthy Smiles

Dental implants are a metal prosthesis that is placed in the mandible to support a dental bridge that may be screwed into place. When teeth are extracted owing to irreversible deterioration, they are commonly utilised to replace the original teeth. Even though the enamel on our teeth is the strongest material in the body, teeth can chip or break, and they do cause harm.

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Study Evaluates Role of Oral Health Professionals in Encouraging HPV Vaccination

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A recent study published in the journal Vaccine: X explored the potential role of oral health professionals in identifying candidates for human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination, given the link between HPV and oral cancers. Conducted in Edmonton, Alberta, the study implemented a case-finding strategy in two dental offices. Over 4 weeks, 656 patients were screened, with 179 identified as vaccination candidates, representing a 20.4% yield.

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Lyon College Unveils Locations for Schools of Dental Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Dentistry Today

Lyon College officially finalized locations for its School of Dental Medicine and School of Veterinary Medicine in Little Rock and Cabot, respectively. Renovation and construction on both campuses are scheduled to commence this year, with the Lyon College School of Veterinary Medicine and Lyon College School of Dental Medicine expected to enroll their inaugural classes in the fall of 2025 and summer of 2025, respectively.

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Online Dental Care Solution Dentistry.One Named a 2024 NJBIZ Health Care Hero

Denticle

Over the years, I've become a big fan of MouthWatch and the other companies under their umbrella. Good products, good prices, and good people make for success. The folks at MouthWatch have that covered. That's why I'm happy to provide the following info regarding one more jewel in their crown. Dentistry.One, a virtual-first dental care solution introduced by MouthWatch, LLC, was recently named a 2024 Health Care Hero by leading New Jersey business publication, NJBIZ.