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Four Essential Elements of Local SEO

Oral Health Group

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The Complete Guide to Sugar

Ask The Dentist

We are programmed to love sugar, yet with quantities in the modern diet, sugar has become toxic. Here’s everything you need to know about sugar and sweeteners to indulge safely. As a dentist, I get asked a lot about sugar.

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What to do when violence spills into the dental practice

Dr. Bicuspid

Unless you avoid the daily news, television, and social media, you are aware of the increasing number of violent crimes occurring in the U.S. Dr. James V. Anderson shares considerations for handling potentially violent situations as well as tips on how to dismiss a potentially violent patient.

Fatigue and failure analysis of restored endodontically treated maxillary incisors without a dowel or ferrule

Dental News and Technology

Published: June 12, 2022 DOI: [link] Abstract Statement of problem Information on the survival and mode of failure of endodontically treated incisors without a ferrule and restored without dowels is lacking.

Misconceptions about Dental Insurance

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Teresa Duncan. One of the big issues that new dentists face is learning the ins and outs of insurance — it’s a lot of paperwork! A lot of dentists find themselves confused fighting a mountain of red tape. 4 Common Dental Insurance Misconceptions.

Teeth Whitening at Home: 9 Ways to Whiten Teeth & Prevent Future Stains

Ask The Dentist

The post Teeth Whitening at Home: 9 Ways to Whiten Teeth & Prevent Future Stains appeared first on Ask the Dentist

The ADA is focused on diversity and inclusion: Here's why

Dr. Bicuspid

In recognition of World Refugee Day, Juneteenth, and Pride Month taking place in June, ADA President Dr. Cesar Sabates shared with DrBicuspid.com why he's prioritizing efforts for dentistry to become more diverse and inclusive.

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How to Best Work with Patients on Clear Aligners

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Allison Lacoursiere. Clear aligners have made themselves incredibly important to our industry in a very short span of time. Knowing how to work transparently with patients, make them aware of the benefits of orthodontics, and secure a buy-in is essential for today’s dentists.

Sinus Drainage & Pain After a Root Canal Procedure

Ask The Dentist

Root Canal Question: I had a root canal last Monday. Shortly after I returned home from the dentist, I leaned over and had a sudden gush of watery substance drain from my left nostril. It smelled just like the sodium hypochlorite that the dentist used to flush my roots. The drainage continued several times that evening. The following day, nearly 24 hours later, I was bending over and moving boxes and it happened again, this time yellow. The drainage amounted to about a teaspoon.

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3 factors that influence dentist opioid prescriptions

Dr. Bicuspid

A prescription for antibiotics, the use of sedation, and even whether a dental student was involved in the procedure are just some of the factors that influence whether a prescription for opioids was given after a tooth extraction, reports a study published on June 9 in the Journal of the American Dental Association.

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Clinical and radiographic features of facial cosmetic materials: A systematic review

Dental News and Technology

Imaging Sci Dent. 2022 Jun;52(2):155-164. doi: 10.5624/isd.20210292. Epub 2022 Mar 15.

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NYU College of Dentistry Receives Federal Funds to Reach the Underserved

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The United States Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry with a $1.5 million grant to prepare dental and dental hygienists to better serve disadvantaged populations, including those with disabilities and pregnant women.

The 15 Best Dental Marketing Charity Opportunities

My Social Practice

15 Dental Marketing Charity Ideas You Should Know About. Step Up Your Dental Marketing With Charities That Change Lives. One of the best and most successful dental marketing strategies is to invest your energy into cause-related projects that benefit underserved communities and individuals in need.

How will inflation affect your practice's production?

Dr. Bicuspid

Your practice may have weathered the COVID-19 pandemic, but do you have the right strategies in place to maintain success during this period of inflation? Dr. Roger P. Levin summarizes five production strategies to help your practice keep pace with higher costs.

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Do children get dry socket?—The incidence and pattern of presentation of alveolar osteitis in children and adolescents following dental extractions

Dental News and Technology

First published: 28 May 2022 [link] Abstract Background Alveolar osteitis (AO) is widely reported as the most common post-operative complication following surgical and non-surgical exodontia.

NC to Decide Between Fee-for-Service and Managed Care for Medicaid Dental Benefits

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

In North Carolina, dental benefits included in the state’s Medicaid program are managed by the state, not by private insurers. This is in contrast to the medical side of the state’s Medicaid program, which has moved from fee-for-service to managed care.

3D printing: The future of digital dentistry

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Read Time: 4 Minute, 7 Second. As the world moves in an increasingly digital direction, so too does dentistry.

How to code 3/4 crowns

Dr. Bicuspid

Code what you do is the rule. But first, you must know whether what you think you are coding is actually what was performed on the patient, particularly when it comes to inlays, onlays, and three-quarter crowns.

Comparative CBCT Assessment of Obturation Quality in Different Obturation Techniques

Dental News and Technology

10.22038/jdmt.2022.59387.1462 Abstract Introduction: Different techniques and materials have been introduced over time to improve the quality of root canal treatment.

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University at Buffalo Receives Grant to Provide Care for the Most Vulnerable

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The Mother Cabrini Health Foundation, a Catholic nonprofit dedicated to improving the health of New Yorkers, has given the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine more than $500,000 to provide dental care to individuals experiencing homelessness and those without insurance in Western New York.

Third molar surgery and antibiotics to prevent infection

The Dental Elf

This review and infection of dry socket after third molar surgery identified 58 RCTs of whihc 34 contributed to a meta-analyses. The findings indicated that metronidazle and amoxicillin did reduce infection but the findings were of low certainty.

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A twist of fate? Believers in luck more prone to gum disease

Dr. Bicuspid

People who believe that luck decides their fate may face a greater risk of developing severe gum disease compared to those who think their actions change their destiny. The research was presented on June 16 at the European Federation of Periodontology's EuroPerio10 conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Retention of bar clip attachment for mandibular implant overdenture

Dental News and Technology

Published: 09 June 2022 BMC Oral Health volume 22 , Article number: 227 ( 2022 ) Abstract Objectives The aim of the present study was to evaluate the retention and loss of retention after fatigue testing at different time intervals between two types of bar clip materials (digitally designed PEEK bar clip and regular Nylon bar clip).

One-Injection HIV Treatment Is in Development

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A team of Israeli researchers is investigating a single injection treatment for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). They created a vaccine that encourages type B white blood cells to make antibodies against HIV. The type B white blood cells must be genetically engineered to accomplish this feat.

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25 Dental Marketing Social Media Ideas To Do Today!

My Social Practice

25 Easy Dental Marketing Social Media Ideas. The hardest part of dental marketing on social media is the same as the hardest part of everything else, getting started. Not to mention, coming up with effective dental marketing ideas and staying consistent.

Oral lesions after vaccination may be tied to immune response

Dr. Bicuspid

Following a surge of reports of oral lesions developing following COVID-19 vaccination, researchers are trying to identify the association and are highlighting the underlying immune mechanisms involved.

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Does surgical root coverage reduce dentine hypersensitivity?

The Dental Elf

This review of the effect of surgical root coverage (RC) on dentine hypersensitivity (DH) associated with gingival recession included 13 RCTs.

New Research Demonstrates High Levels of Satisfaction With Dental Therapy Model

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

My Gums Bleed When I Brush My Teeth… is it Gum Disease?

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Most people think that bleeding gums are just a minor annoyance, but in reality, they can be a sign of much bigger problems. In fact, bleeding gums is one of the most common symptoms of gum disease.

TikTok trend may harm tooth enamel

Dr. Bicuspid

A trending recipe that mixes flavored sparkling water with balsamic vinegar to create a so-called healthier alternative to soda has gone viral on social media platform TikTok. However, some are concerned about the effect on teeth, since acid can erode tooth enamel.

Psychological techniques for children with autism spectrum disorder

The Dental Elf

This review of the effectiveness of behaviour management and modification strategies for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to overcome the anxiety and discomfort associated with receiving dental care includes 15 studies.

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Colorado Bill Creates Assistance Fund for Dental Hygienists

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed a bill creating a peer assistance program for dental hygienists into law on June 8. The bill, SB22-058, was passed with 39 ayes; 24 congress members voted no.

How Much Should a Dental Practice Spend on Marketing?

YapiApp

How Much Should I Be Spending on Dental Marketing? With the right systems and strategies in place, you may not need to spend as much as you’d think on your dental practice marketing. ……… Losing a patient is costly for dental practices.

Do's and don'ts for optimum oral health in later life

Dr. Bicuspid

By 2030, at least 20% of the population in the U.S., Canada, and nearly all of the European countries will be over the age of 65. Dr. Lorenz Uebersax shares why now is the time to prioritize the oral health of these patients and how your practice can care for them.

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Allergy awareness in patient care

ASDA Blog

Allergies are one of the most common conditions in the United States. They are the sixth leading cause of chronic illness with more than 50 million people experiencing a form of allergic reaction every year.

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The 18 Best Cause-Related Dental Marketing Opportunities

My Social Practice

Cause-Related Dental Marketing Opportunities. Step Up Your Dental Marketing With Charities That Change Lives. One of the best dental marketing strategies is to invest your time and energy into cause related projects.

Does a Cracked Tooth Need a Root Canal Before a Crown?

Phoenix Endodontist

Fixing a cracked tooth can be like figuring out the damage after a car accident. If you don’t have a professional check things out, what looks like a surface dent can actually turn out to be really serious.