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Scaling Sustainably With the Cloud

Carestack

Increasing consolidation by Dental Service Organizations (DSOs) and group practices, is reshaping the dental industry. As DSOs and multi-location group practices continue to grow, they have to rely on technology solutions that let them scale sustainably. What is sustainable scaling?

Future Technologies in Endodontics

ASDA Blog

As we navigate dental school, explore various specialties and consider potential residencies, we learn about the increasing complexity of cases that specialists handle. Fortunately, technology and research have also progressed to help specialists achieve these new goals and set higher standards.

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Dental Practice Made Simple: Raising Your Fees

Dr. Bicuspid

Have you raised your fees lately? If not, now is the time, according to Dr. Roger P. Levin in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple. A small increase can help your practice keep up with inflation for materials, technology, and staffing.

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Mind Your Mouth

Queen of Dental Hygiene

The health of your mouth and brain are so completely intertwined as to be inseparable. I had the opportunity to share my oral wellness information with Dr. Nafisa Sekandari , a clinical psychologist and podcaster.

Prevalence of proximal contact loss between implant-supported prostheses and adjacent natural teeth: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

[link] Published: July 19, 2021 DOI: [link] Abstract Statement of problem Proximal contact loss between implant-supported prostheses and adjacent natural teeth is a complication that has been reported in clinical practice. However, the prevalence of the condition is unclear.

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Improve Your Dental SEO with Backlinks

Oral Health Group

Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information! The post Improve Your Dental SEO with Backlinks appeared first on Oral Health Group. Blogs Marketing strategies Search engine Social networking Websites blog marketing SEO website

Second Opinion: Dental therapists needed for oral health equity

Dr. Bicuspid

In this Second Opinion, Dr. Steven Krauss offers his response to a commentary by dental thought leaders who proposed five strategies for using the Medicaid program to increase oral health equity. Krauss argues that employing dental therapists should also be a solution.

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Diagnostic accuracy of CBCT compared to panoramic radiography in predicting IAN exposure: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2021 ) Cite this article details Abstract Objectives The aim of this study is to verify whether the diagnostic accuracy of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is superior to panoramic radiography (PR) in predicting inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) exposure during the lower third molar extraction.

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Perfecting the Art of Radiant, Long-Lasting Restorations

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. More than a just another dental procedure, restorations are an artform. Performing beautiful, lifelike restorations requires a tremendous amount of skill, expertise and attention to detail.

Dental visits lag for publicly insured patients

Dr. Bicuspid

By August 2020, privately insured patients were visiting the dentist at about the same rate as before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study in the Journal of the American Dental Association. But dental utilization still lagged by 7.5% for patients with public insurance.

California Dental Professionals Must Be Fully Vaccinated or Undergo Weekly COVID-19 Testing

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The state of California will require all healthcare providers—including oral health professionals and dental office staff—to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing beginning August 9.

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Association between vaping and untreated caries: A cross-sectional study of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2017-2018 data

Dental News and Technology

J AM Dent Assoc. 2021 Jul 14;S0002-8177(21)00245-2. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2021.04.014. adaj.2021.04.014. Online ahead of print.

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Understanding How Tooth Decay Destroys Your Tooth

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Tooth decay is damage to your tooth’s surface, also known as the enamel. When left untreated, it can lead to many dental health issues and even result in your tooth becoming loose or needing to be extracted.

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How procurement software can increase ROI

Dr. Bicuspid

Procurement is a strategic business function that plays a role in practice success. Yet, too often dental practices do not fully realize these benefits. In this column, Daniel M. Traub breaks down how procurement can boost your savings and return on investment (ROI).

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Solea All-Tissue Laser: A Key Technology for an Airway-Only Treatment Center

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. During his 20-year general dentistry career, Ryan Henrichsen, DDS, MAGD, saw hundreds of patients who were suffering from issues that had more to do with the structure of their mouths and throats than dental problems. “I

Residual periodontal pocket treatment with Er:YAG laser-assisted comprehensive periodontal pocket therapy: a retrospective study

Dental News and Technology

Original Article Published: 19 July 2021 Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2021 ) Cite this article details Abstract Objectives Recently, the application of erbium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (Er:YAG) laser has been increasing in periodontal therapy.

Healthcare Systems Across the US Require Employees to be Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

With more than 60 medical organizations representing a wide variety of healthcare professionals—from physicians to nurses to pharmacists to physician assistants—formally issuing a statement in support of mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare providers, medical systems across the nation are requiring employees to get vaccinated.

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Dental impression material gets stuck in man's throat

Dr. Bicuspid

A 71-year-old man ingested a nearly 2-inch piece of dental material that ended up stuck in the lower part of his throat while having impressions taken at a Kentucky clinic. The clinical report was published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.

Want to Keep Your Teeth? Get Your Vitamin D!

Gilreath Dental

Since you were a child, you’ve probably heard about the importance of calcium for strong bones and teeth. However, did you know that Vitamin D also plays a key role. In fact, your efforts to get enough calcium in your body are all in vain if you don’t also consume Vitamin D.

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A Clinical and Radiographic Assessment of Sodium Hypochlorite Versus Formocresol Pulpotomy in Primary Molar Teeth: 12-month Follow-up.

Dental News and Technology

Abstract Objective: The aim of this study was to compare the clinical and radiographic success rates of pulpotomy in primary molars using formocresol versus sodium hypochlorite. Methods: Twenty-three children aged 4-9 years with at least two primary molars requiring pulpotomy were randomly allocated into two groups. All teeth received stainless steel crown after conventional pulpotomy procedure with either NaOCl or formocresol.

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Early Molar Eruption May Be Linked to Stress

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

In order to better understand how stress affects childhood development, an interdisciplinary team studied the timing of first permanent molar eruption.

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Eating fish may protect men from gum disease

Dr. Bicuspid

Eating fish may be linked to reduced periodontal disease in men, according to a poster session on July 24 at the virtual International Association for Dental Research meeting. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Researchers develop thermometer for gum tissue.

How Much Do Dental Intraoral Sensors Cost?

Planet DDS

Intraoral digital sensor prices can run the gamut. As of the writing of this blog, sensors can start at approximately $2,000 for a Jazz Solo sensor and can cost upwards of $6,000 for a Planmeca sensor and over $11,000 for a Gendex sensor. But that’s not the only cost in owning a dental sensor.

Clinical Case: Self-adhesive Cementation of a Gold Crown

3M

The post Clinical Case: Self-adhesive Cementation of a Gold Crown appeared first on 3M Dental Blog. Clinical Cases EMEA (ONLY) Homepage Featured - EMEA Crown & Bridge

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CDC Amends Mask Recommendations for the Vaccinated

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Amid rising COVID-19 cases across the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is revising its mask guidelines for vaccinated Americans.

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Ex-dental office manager, spouse ordered to pay $3.1M

Dr. Bicuspid

A former office manager and his husband have been ordered to pay $3.1 million in restitution to a dental practice in Indiana after they pleaded guilty to wire fraud, according to a July 23 statement from the U.S. Department of Justice.

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Improve Your Online Visibility and Attract More Dental Patients

YapiApp

A Strong Online Presence Matters. Great Dental Websites and YAPI can help your practice take its website and new patient acquisition to the next level. In a modern digital world, patients expect convenient technology across all industries.

The Answer Is NO!

Coaches Corner

In this episode, Dr. Rich talks about a phenomenon he observes at way too many dental practices: “The answer is NO – now what’s the question?” Positive ways to frame potentially negative patient situations are discussed with solutions given.

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Modified Smartphone Camera Can Detect Dental Plaque Biofilm

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

ipopba / iStock / Getty Images Plus. Researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle have devised a way to use smartphone cameras to detect microbes both on the skin and in the oral cavity.

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Researchers develop thermometer for gum tissue

Dr. Bicuspid

Researchers from the ADA Science & Research Institute and National Institute of Standards and Technology developed a prototype device that measures changes in gingival temperature. They showcased the device at the 2021 International Association for Dental Research virtual meeting.

Practice Builder: How to Increase Dental Treatment Acceptance and Close Patient Communication Gaps

Planet DDS

We think you’ll agree – if your patient fully grasped their oral health condition and why dental treatment is being recommended they would say “yes” on the spot! The gap between understanding and agreement is key to increasing treatment (case) acceptance.

What Is the Academy of Laser Dentistry?

The Big Brush

The Academy of Laser Dentistry is an international organization that's devoted to laser dentistry education and development. There are other organizations with that focus, but the Academy is the largest. Dental Practice Business Tips

Third-Molar Extraction May Improve Taste Ability

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

alex-mit / iStock / Getty Images Plus. Extraction of wisdom teeth, or third molars, has become a rite of passage in late adolescence or early adulthood. The thinking for years has been that these teeth, remnants of our ancient past, are no longer necessary as we are seldom required to chew raw meat.

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Do's and don'ts for motivating your team

Dr. Bicuspid

Regardless of the technique used, good leaders figure out how to motivate each individual and the staff as a whole. When team members are fully engaged in the success of the practice, they can accomplish great things, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin.

ON-PAGE SEO BEST PRACTICES 

Firegang

Dental web search tool advertising isn't about commitment. You initially need to get guests on your site with the end goal for them to lock-in. On-page SEO alludes to the components you join on your pages to improve rankings.

How to look after your composite resin veneers in Blackburn – 5 tips

Healthy Smiles

Composite resin veneers are derived from translucent resin and accurately sculpted and hardened by our excellent dentist, usually in a single appointment. If you have chipped, worn, or damaged teeth, composite veneers can be directly sculpted onto the teeth for best results.

Florida Dental Hygienist Helps Vets Access Oral Healthcare

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

When it comes to serving her community, Eurika Peebles, CRDH, BAS, isn’t one to wait around. She now hits the road in a van tricked out with the furnishings of a dental office to expand oral healthcare access to those who may otherwise go without it. “It’s It’s become my passion,” she says.