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Golden Proportions Marketing Hosting a Free Webinar for Dentists: “Economy-Proof Marketing”

Dentistry Today

Golden Proportions Marketing is hosting a free webinar for dentists on July 25 at 7 PM (EST), titled “ Economy Proof Marketing: Become a Marketing Master in a Down Economy.” This live event, presented by Xaña Winans, CEO of Golden Proportions Marketing, is intended for dentists who are searching for ways to maximize their marketing budget during a tough economy.

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VideaHealth and vVARDIS Team Up, Elevating Preventative Dental Care for Millions

Dental News and Technology

Power of improved diagnostic capabilities and early caries treatment will deliver measurably better insights and patient care. BOSTON , June 13, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- vVARDIS , the revolutionary oral health company leading a transformation in oral care and dentistry and VideaHealth , the leading dental artificial intelligence company, today announced their unique and pioneering partnership in dentistry.

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Top 5 Digital Marketing Companies for Dentists in the US

Med Rank Interactive

Like any other business, dental practices should have a solid online marketing strategy to attract and retain new patients. Most important is finding how to target the right audience for your brand. It’s possible for you to create these strategies yourself; however, experienced dental marketing companies can take that responsibility for you and get higher quality and faster results.

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What is Fremitus and Why Should You Check For It?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. Leonard A. Hess, DDS Clinical Director, The Dawson Academy This article originally appeared on TheDawsonAcademy.com , Dr. Hess allowed igniteDDS to share with our readers. What is Fremitus? Fremitus is the vibration or movement of a tooth when teeth come into contact together. If you were to take your fingernail and put it on the front surface of a tooth and have the patient close together, and the tooth moved, that’s fremitus.

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Dental Success in an Uncertain Economic Environment

Dentistry Today

SET A STRONG FOUNDATION TO THRIVE As a dentist, the commitment to achieve and break through limitations runs through your veins. You don’t wait for errors to make improvements; you are always raising the bar of expectations. However, you see things changing in the world around you, and the future seems uncertain… or is it? BE FUTURE-FOCUSED Of course, you never know what the future holds, but you can prepare accordingly and take control of what happens in your own life if you are willing to acce

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Health-E Commerce® lends support to legislation that would expand access to oral care products for flexible spending account (FSA), health savings account (HSA) users

Dental News and Technology

If enacted, new legislation would make products like toothbrushes, water flossers, and over-the-counter antiplaque or antigingivitis drug products eligible with tax-free healthcare funds DALLAS , June 4, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Health-E Commerce ®, parent brand to FSA Store ® and HSA Store ®, announced today its support of H.R. 8599 : "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include over-the-counter oral healthcare products as qualified medical expenses which can be purchased with HSA a

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The Rise of Distance Delivery in Dental Education

Oral Health Group

Intuitively, we know that priority needs to be placed on recruitment, education, and practical training to meet the growing demand for jobs in the dental The post The Rise of Distance Delivery in Dental Education appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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Intiveo Launches Two-Way Referral Management Solution

Dentistry Today

Recently, Intiveo, the patient engagement software designed to empower dental practices to enhance the patient experience, announced its two-way referral management solution to make it even easier for dental practices to manage referrals. With this new product, dental offices can now send and receive patient referrals directly through their Intiveo software.

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Delta Dental’s $106 Million Investment: Transforming Oral Health Nationwide

Dental News and Technology

The Delta Dental Institute recently released its 2023 Community Impact Report, “Our mission: your health.” Last year, Delta Dental invested over $106 million to support programs in all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, impacting over 16 million lives. These investments supported programs focused on expanding access to care, advancing health equity, building resilient communities, and innovating for a healthier tomorrow.

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Social in a State of Flux? Understand Changes in the Numbers/Metrics

Oral Health Group

Do not panic. Reach, traffic, engagement, converation rates, and other indicators of social presence health can evolve due to many factors. See the silver linings. The post Social in a State of Flux? Understand Changes in the Numbers/Metrics appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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Navigating the Challenges of Team Building in Dental Practice Management with Irene Iancu RRDH

Dentistry Gone Digital

Host: Dr. Tanya Sue Maestas Guest: Irene Iancu RRDH Edited By: Candy Velez CRDH Building and managing a dental practice team encompasses many challenges, learning opportunities, and moments of unexpected growth. Irene Iancu, a seasoned dental professional and restorative hygienist, shares her journey and the lessons learned in creating a dynamic team within her practice.

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Enhance Your Dental Practice’s Financial Performance with Vyne Trellis

Dentistry Today

Vyne Dental, a leader in innovative dental practice revenue cycle acceleration solutions, announced an expansion of its services with the Vyne Trellis platform, offering innovative tools and strategies to enhance revenue management and streamline financial operations. Building on its reputation for revolutionizing dental insurance claims processing, Vyne Dental now extends its expertise in comprehensive dental billing, enhancing practice profitability, and patient satisfaction.

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Soothing Scents: Essential Oils Show Promise in Easing Dental Anxiety

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Dental fear and anxiety (DFA) pose significant challenges in oral healthcare, often leading to patients avoiding professional dental services. This study aimed to evaluate the impact of essential-oil vaporization on reducing acute anxiety in dental patients. Four dental practices participated, using five weekly cycles of vaporization with different essential oils, including orange (Citrus sinensis), swiss pine (Pinus cembra), and blended scents like “Good Mood” and “Forest Walk.

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Surprising Truths About Tonsil Stones and Dental Health

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Ever felt a strange sensation at the back of your throat, paired with bad breath? You might be dealing with tonsil stones. These pesky little deposits can affect your oral health more than you think. At Mountain Aire Dentistry, we’re here to shed light on the connection between tonsil stones and dental health, offering you insight and actionable tips for a healthier mouth.

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5 Exciting Ways AI-Powered Dental Marketing Can Revolutionize Your Practice: Recorded Webinar

My Social Practice

AI-Powered Dental Marketing Join My Social Practice CEO Adrian Lefler and Mark Thackeray of the Dental Marketing Secrets Podcast as they discuss AI-powered dental marketing. AI isn’t a futuristic concept anymore; it’s a present-day game changer, especially in the dental industry. Learn how dentists can use artificial intelligence to streamline tasks like copywriting, patient communication, social media, and more.

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MOON x Hello Kitty: Adorable Electric Toothbrush and Toothpaste for Bright Smiles

Dentistry Today

You can never have too many smiles! To celebrate the 50th anniversary of global icon Hello Kitty, MOON Oral Beauty has partnered with Sanrio for a sweet surprise. Introducing the limited-edition MOON x Hello Kitty Electric Toothbrush ($79.99) and Strawberry Mint Toothpaste ($12.99)—a timelessly cute oral beauty collection that brings a modern twist to the beloved character.

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Study Shows Teens Are Totally Stressed by the Dental Office

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

At the ongoing European Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (EAPD) Congress in Gothenburg, a pioneering study led by Larisa Krekmanova, DDS, PhD, from the University of Gothenburg is making waves. This research, aimed at understanding the hidden stress in children and adolescents during dental treatments, utilized innovative sensor technology to monitor stress indicators such as hand movements and sweating.

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How to Fix an Underbite or Overbite with Braces

The Super Dentists

Dealing with an overbite or underbite, two types of common and frustrating malocclusions, is more than a matter of being frustrated you’re your appearance. Overbites and underbites are diagnosable conditions. Read More The post How to Fix an Underbite or Overbite with Braces appeared first on The Super Dentists.

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How to Pick the Best Dentist in Mont Albert – Essential Qualities to Look For

Healthy Smiles

Maintaining good oral hygiene is essential to general wellness. Ignoring oral health might have detrimental effects. Thus, picking a good dentist is crucial. Clean teeth and routine dental exams are essential for good oral health. Therefore, choosing a dentist who can assist in preserving healthy teeth and gums with regular examinations, cleanings , and treatments is essential.

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3 Renowned Rhode Island Dental Practices Join Qualitas Dental Partners

Dentistry Today

Qualitas Dental Partners proudly welcomes three outstanding practices to its partnership. Each practice is dedicated to top patient care and has a long-standing presence in its community. Such attributes align perfectly with Qualitas’ mission to provide exceptional dental services. Together, the partnership will continue to elevate the standard of dental care in Rhode Island and beyond.

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UT Health San Antonio Launches Pioneering Center for Regenerative Dental Sciences

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Dentistry is on the brink of launching its innovative Center for Regenerative Sciences, designed to place the institution at the cutting edge of regenerative dentistry and medicine. The initiative, led by Yong-Hee Chun, DDS, PhD, MS, and Anibal Diogenes, DDS, PhD, aims to fast-track the translation of preclinical discoveries into clinical therapies, particularly for dental, oral, and craniofacial diseases.

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Selling a Dental Practice for Maximum Value

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog Read Time: 4 Minute, 42 Second High inflation and rising interest rates are two economic hardships that have dental practice owners feeling hesitant about initiating practice sales. Practice valuations are more heavily scrutinized by today’s buyers because financing is not as easy to come by given the degree of market and economic volatility we have experienced in recent years.

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Can I Treat TMD With Essential Oils?

Denton Dental Center

When you’re experiencing pain from temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) you may be willing to try just about anything to make it stop. But while over-the-counter pain medications may be helpful in some cases, sometimes you may want to try a more natural means of relief. Enter aromatherapy. Aromatherapy has been used for centuries to treat myriad ailments.

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Pearl Launches Groundbreaking AI-Powered Dental Insurance Verification

Dentistry Today

Pearl , the global leader in dental AI solutions, has announced the launch of Precheck, a groundbreaking new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered insurance eligibility and benefits verification tool. Leveraging natural language processing (NLP) to seamlessly compile and synthesize patient insurance data, Precheck streamlines the insurance verification process and provides dental practices and their patients with comprehensive coverage information.

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Dimensions Discovery EXPO – Early Bird Pricing

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Join us for 2 days of unparalleled education, inspiration, and FUN at the NEW premier CE event for dental hygienists!

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Insurance for Buying or Renting Real Estate for Your Dental Practice

The Big Brush

There are so many ways in which you can find a ‘home’ for your dental practice. Some people buy a building outright, others lease a space and build it out to their needs. Some may buy a multi-unit complex, occupy a unit, and become landlords to other professional practices, like attorneys, other doctors, etc. Others, yet, may locate some land and build a structure from the ground up.

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Gum Inflammation After Dental Crown Placement

Best Dentist in Houston

Gum tissue inflammation after crown placement Gum inflammation following the placement of a dental crown is a common concern that many patients encounter. This condition, known as gingival inflammation, can arise due to various factors including irritation from the crown itself, improper fitting, or an allergic reaction to the materials used. The inflammation typically presents as redness, swelling, and discomfort around the affected tooth.

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Heygent Dental AI Launches Revolutionary AI-Powered Engagement Platform

Dentistry Today

Heygent Dental AI proudly announces the launch of the AI-Powered Patient Engagement and Communication Platform, a state-of-the-art software built from the ground up with AI and designed specifically for dental clinics. Heygent Dental AI leverages conversational AI to instantly engage with patient calls and leads, automate appointment bookings, save front desk staff time, and win new patients.

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Dental Radiology and Patient Shielding

Central Ohio Periodontics

The Journal of the American Dental Association published (August, 2023), the recommendations from the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR) regarding patient shielding during dental radiology. The ad hoc committee of the AAOMR reviewed past publications from radiation protection agencies and studies involving radiation dose to gonads, breasts, and thyroid gland from dental imaging.

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Transform Your Smile with Invisalign: A Step-by-Step Journey to Straighter Teeth

Cherokee Dental Professionals

Summary Do you dream of an effortless smile, but the thought of clunky metal braces puts you in doubt? If yes, then Invisalign braces might be the perfect option! With their discreet nature and effortless treatment, Invisalign or clear braces have transformed the smiles of nearly 17 million people worldwide. Interestingly, however, that’s not all about the appliance!

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Intiveo Launches Two-Way Referral Management For A Complete Referral Solution

Denticle

Today, Intiveo , the patient engagement software designed to empower dental practices to enhance the patient experience, announced its two-way referral management solution to make it even easier for dental practices to manage referrals. With this new product, dental offices can now send and receive patient referrals directly through their Intiveo software.

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Sheridan Capital Partners-Backed Oral Surgery Partners Announces $75M Credit Expansion

Dentistry Today

Oral Surgery Partners (“OSP”) announced the closing of a $75 million credit expansion. The facility expansion was provided by the existing lending partners and will allow OSP to continue to grow through 2024 and beyond. “OSP’s lenders continue to show strong support for the company due to its well-established track record and continued performance. We’re excited to have like-minded lending partners who share the vision of providing excellent care in oral surgery and an exceptional workplace for

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One in a Million: College Student Earns a Perfect Score on Dental School Admission Test

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Mara Hemmer, a senior at the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) earned a perfect score of 30 on the Dental Admission Test (DAT). According to the American Dental Association, she is the second student to earn a perfect score in the past 5 years. More than 12,500 dental school hopefuls take the DAT each year, with the average score being 19. Hemmer is an honors student at UNK with a 4.0 GPA in the school’s biology, predental program.

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Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Dentist During Your Next Visit

Your San Antonio Dentists

Hello, I’m Dr. Precious Thompson , and welcome to our dental blog! As a practicing dentist in San Antonio, I understand how important it is for patients to feel comfortable and informed during dental visits. Today, I’ll share the top 10 questions you should ask your dentist during your next visit to ensure you get the best care possible.

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OMNIVISION Announces Smallest Camera Module for 3D Intraoral Dental Scanners

Denticle

As we all know, intraoral scanners are gaining serious acceptance in dentistry. A recent survey I saw (unfortunately can't remember where) stated that digital impression scanners are now in over 30% of dental offices. Personally, my gut tells me that percentage is probably a bit higher, but it goes without saying that if an office doesn't yet have a scanner, it is for sure on the 'want list', probably sooner as opposed to later.

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Smile Generation Supports charity: water, Raises Over $1.45 Million for Clean Water Projects

Dentistry Today

Smile Generation and its nationwide network of trusted dental practices recently completed a two-month fundraising campaign in support of charity: water , a non-profit organization that brings clean, safe drinking water to people around the world. The campaign ran throughout April and May and raised a total of $1,456,414 —more than doubling the initial goal of $700,000.

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Do You Take My Insurance? The BEST Answer!

Coaches Corner

When a patient asks if you take their dental insurance and you’re not in network, how do you answer? On today’s episode of The Dental Practice Fixers Podcast featuring mystery shopper calls, we give a great answer to that question. It will actually get those PPO patients to come to your office whether you take their insurance or not!! Here are some very important and easy ways to help enhance your practice and your life!