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Smile Generation to Highlight the Mouth-Body Connection on Lifetime TV

Dentistry Today

Smile Generation proudly announces an upcoming feature on “ The Balancing Act ,” scheduled to air on Lifetime TV on July 1, 2024 , at 7:30 AM EST /PST. This special feature will discuss the critical link between oral health and overall health, known as the Mouth-Body Connection. Hosted by Montel Williams and Olga Villaverde , the show provides viewers with practical solutions and essential information to navigate the complexities of modern life.

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Emerging Trends In Preventive Dentistry

Oral Health Group

The dental industry is constantly evolving, integrating new technologies and methodologies to advance preventive care. For dental professionals, keeping pace with these developments is essential, The post Emerging Trends In Preventive Dentistry appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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Pearl and tab32 Partner to Revolutionize Dental AI Technology

Dental News and Technology

Pearl , the global leader in dental AI solutions, and tab32 , a leading cloud-based dental technology company, recently announced a new partnership to integrate Pearl’s Second Opinion disease detection capabilities within tab32’s all-in-one cloud-based practice management and imaging platform. This announcement is a further step taken by tab32 to transform how dental groups enhance patient experience and unify their processes.

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Handling Patient’s Denials in Your Practice

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Mary Osborne, RDH This topic originally appeared on Pankey.org. IgniteDDS was permitted to share it with our readers. Helping patients move past denial over their dental health is no easy feat. In your dental practice, you have likely encountered this situation many times. Resolving denials within a dental practice requires a delicate balance of empathy, patience, and effective communication between the clinician and the patient.

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The Power of Personalized Content for Dentists: Identity Dental Marketing

Dentistry Today

Identity Dental Marketing, a trusted provider of marketing solutions for dental practices, offers unlimited pages of custom content for all custom dental websites. This innovative service underscores the company’s commitment to delivering tailored solutions that resonate with clients and drive tangible results. Identity Dental Marketing—Grace Rizza “At Identity Dental Marketing, we understand the power of personalized content,” said Grace Rizza, CEO of Identity Dental Marketing

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The Power of Personalized Content for Dentists: Identity Dental Marketing

Identity Dental

Identity Dental Marketing, a trusted provider of marketing solutions for dental practices, offers unlimited pages of custom content for all custom dental websites. This innovative service underscores the company’s commitment to delivering tailored solutions that resonate with clients and drive tangible results. “At Identity Dental Marketing, we understand the power of personalized content,” said Grace […] The post The Power of Personalized Content for Dentists: Identity Dental Marketing ap

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Introducing Overjet for Educators: AI Built for Dental Education

Dental News and Technology

Overjet has announced Overjet for Educators: AI built to train tomorrow’s oral health leaders. Now, students can learn from the same technology that thousands of dentists already use to analyze X-rays, educate patients, and manage their practice. Overjet analyzes dental X-rays to add precise, colorful annotations. Overjet for Educators relies on the only AI technology that is FDA-cleared to detect, outline, and quantify oral diseases in X-rays.

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Fighting Biofilm With Oral Rinses

Dentistry Today

INTRODUCTION The control of biofilm is probably the most important factor in a patient’s oral health. The control of biofilm is probably the most important factor in a patient’s oral health. Yes, you read that twice because it is that important; however, as dental professionals and patients, we tend to use the same mechanical methods of controlling biofilm.

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Teen Alleges Tooth Theft While Dentist Sticks to Safety Protocols

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

When an 18-year-old man had four teeth extracted, he anticipated taking them home, but the Benson, Arizona dental practice refused due to health protocols. The dentist cited concerns about bloodborne diseases and adherence to Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines, which consider extracted teeth potentially infectious materials. Although it’s not illegal to return teeth to patients, most dental providers follow strict disposal practices to ensure safety.

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

Dental News and Technology

Intiveo announces its two-way referral management solution to make it even easier for dental practices to manage referrals. VANCOUVER, BC , June 18, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- 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.

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TikTok Marketing for Dental Practices

Rosemont Review

As the third most frequently used social media platform in the world (trailing just behind Facebook and Instagram) and the number one app for members of Gen Z, TikTok is no longer just a place to watch funny dance challenges. Believe it or not, the short-form media giant is now an ideal space for businesses to create viral marketing campaigns with more reach than emails, flyers, or even highway billboards.

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New Report: Lower-Income Families Spend 7 Times More on Dental Care Than Wealthier Families

Dentistry Today

Revealing deep health disparities based on income, a new CareQuest Institute for Oral Health report shows that poorer families paid 7.4 times more in out-of-pocket expenditures for dental care compared to high-income families between 2007 and 2021. At the same time, families living in poverty and those with lower incomes were less likely to have visited a dentist in the past year compared to families with higher incomes in the US.

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Physicians Join the Effort to Broaden Access to Dental Benefits for Adults Covered by Public Insurance

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

At the annual meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates, physician and medical student leaders approved policies aimed at expanding healthcare coverage for patients insured by Medicare, Medicaid, or the Children’s Health Insurance Program. A significant focus was placed on enhancing dental services, aligning with the AMA’s commitment to improving public health and addressing critical gaps in care.

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Heygent Dental AI Brings a Revolutionary AI-Powered Patient Engagement and Communication Platform to Dental Clinics

Dental News and Technology

Heygent Dental AI, a leader in AI-powered solutions for dental practices, is reinventing dental patient engagement and communication by leveraging cutting-edge AI technology. Heygent Conversational Dental AI Receptionist software responds to patient missed calls, web chat, and marketing leads instantly, automating appointment bookings, and following up with patients to boost clinic efficiency, save front staff time, and attract new patients.

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TBS Dental Trade in Program – Trade Up, Give Back

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog Read Time: 1 Minute, 0 Second Trade Up, Give Back In collaboration with TBS and the Wounded Warrior Project, we’ve got an interesting new deal for you to take a look at. For a limited time, when you buy or trade in the items below TBS will match the proceeds. They send the old instruments for recycling and the proceeds go to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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June 2024

Dentistry Today

Fighting Biofilm With Oral Rinses Dr. Robert Martino discusses the use of new oral health care products and rinses that can make a huge difference in patient outcomes. He also focuses on patients in orthodontic treatment. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THE UPCOMING WEBINAR THAT WILL EXPAND ON THIS ARTICLE. Advanced Grafting Materials and Techniques Dr. Charles D.

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April’s Sunstar Ebrief Giveaway Winner Announced!

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Erika Dragon, RDH, BA Congratulations to Erika Dragon, RDH, BA, who is the April winner of the Sunstar Ebrief Giveaway! She will receive a fun notepad featuring cute illustrations of teeth, a beautiful dental hygienist-themed necklace, Dimensions of Dental Hygiene tumbler, and samples of oral hygiene aids from Sunstar. Erika began her career in private clinical practice in 2019 and currently works in the suburbs of Chicago.

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Fixing a Cracked Tooth: Expert Tips from Mountain Aire Dentistry

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Imagine biting into something hard and suddenly feeling a sharp pain in your tooth. You check in the mirror and see a crack. What do you do next? A cracked tooth can be alarming, but knowing the steps to take can make all the difference. This blog post offers expert advice from Mountain Aire Dentistry on how to handle a cracked tooth. We’ll cover everything from identifying symptoms to the best treatment options available.

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Set the Tone: How to be a Positive Leader for Your Dental Practice

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog Read Time: 4 Minute, 7 Second As an office manager, you have an enormous impact on your workplace. Not only do you keep everything running efficiently, but your attitude and leadership can affect the entire culture of the dental practice, which in turn will impact how your patients feel and your business results.

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High Point University and Wake Forest University Collaborate on New Dental Residency Programs

Dentistry Today

High Point University’s Workman School of Dental Medicine and Wake Forest University School of Medicine have signed a letter of intent to begin discussions on developing dental residency programs together. Aligned with the educational and clinical objectives of both institutions, dental residency programs would provide post-doctoral training in a number of potential specialty areas, including general practice residency (hospital dentistry), pediatric dentistry, oral medicine, orofacial pain, and

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Security Thoughts from Aspida Mail

Denticle

For the past several years now, I've been using Aspida Mail to host my email server. My reason for that is pretty simple. Aspida Mail is a top notch provider of email services. They are lightening fast in delivery, their SPAM filters do a terrific job, and you can easily use them to send encrypted emails that are HIPAA compliant. Email has become critical to life and it certainly is critical to running a successful dental practice.

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Best Dental Websites of 2024 Ranked by Experts

My Social Practice

Best Dental Websites of 2024 Ranked and Graded by the Dental Marketing Guru's at My Social Practice With around 160,000 dentists in the United States, finding the best dental websites takes time and effort. Our entire team of website designers, copywriters, dental SEO experts , and social media mavens have scoured the web, looking for the most cost-effective, technically efficient, and aesthetically pleasing dental websites.

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Bite-Sized Insights — How Tooth Loss Impacts Weight and Nutrition in Older Adults

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Tooth loss is a prevalent issue among adults aged 65 and older, affecting approximately 30% of older adults globally and about 17% in the United States, with 55% lacking a functional dentition defined as having at least 21 remaining teeth. Despite a general decline in edentulism, significant disparities exist across racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups.

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Clinical Education, Networking, and an Inspiration Hub: The Implant Solutions World Summit 2024

Dentistry Today

Dentsply Sirona’s commitment to advancing implant dentistry through high-quality clinical education and by delivering state-of-the-art science and innovative technologies was on full display at the Implant Solutions World Summit 2024. A highly relevant selection of Master Classes provided in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience as well as valuable CE credits.

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Your Top 5 FAQs About Disability Insurance For Doctors

The Big Brush

"I get disability insurance through my employer. Do I even need to look at getting my own disability income insurance? If yes, why? How much do I need, and what kind?

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Introducing Renamel® OPALITE™ and Renamel® Flowable OPAL™ from COSMEDENT®

Denticle

Advancements are continuing at an incredible pace in the world of composite dentistry. Here is the latest info on a couple of new materials from Cosmedent. Renamel® OPALITE™ Renamel® OPALITE™ is a new enamel microfill shade with subtle opalescent effects that brighten the tooth and give it optical depth and vitality. This particular microfill will have a color adaptive effect as well as maintaining the value of your restorations.

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Is AI the Future of Periodontics?

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Artificial intelligence, or AI, continues to generate plenty of discussion — as well as apprehension. The term AI refers to machines, such as computers, that can think like humans but with the ability to process information beyond the capacity of the human brain. Concerns about AI safety are real. In fact, the United States Department of State recently commissioned a report leading to an action plan to increase the safety and security of advanced AI. 1 Nonetheless, AI has much to offer.

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Register Now for Overcoming Oral Surgery Challenges with Dr. Karl Koerner

Dentistry Today

“Overcoming Oral Surgery Challenges,” with Karl Koerner, DDS, MS, is a 3-hour, online course that will take place on December 14 from 8 am (MT) to 11 am (MT). It is offered by Gordon J. Christensen Practical Clinical Courses. In this course, Dr. Koerner will discuss removing canines and maxillary 1 st premolars faster and without unnecessary bone loss, preventing tuberosity fractures, the quickest way to remove deep chronic pathology (that would delay healing), and how to smooth coronal bone ir

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The Hidden Struggle: Teenager Teeth and Gum Disease

Perio Perio

Teenagers are often at an elevated risk for developing gum disease due to a variety of factors. Hormonal changes, for instance, can increase the sensitivity of their gums, making them more susceptible to bacterial plaque. Their diets, which often include sugary snacks and drinks, contribute to plaque accumulation and decay, further escalating the risk.

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How Do You Diagnose TMJ?

Creekview Dental

Your TMJ, short for temporomandibular joint, is located on each side of your head near your ears. It is the joint that connects your lower jaw to your skull and makes it possible for you to do simple, everyday things like talk, eat, and laugh. Because this jaw gets used so much, when it is not working right, you are going to feel it. This article explores the signs of TMJ dysfunction, how TMJ disorders are diagnosed, and the available treatments.

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Enter to Win Our Sunstar Ebrief Giveaway!

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Just fill out this survey to enter today! The survey closes on July 22. Sunstar Giveaway - June 2024 Name (Required) First Last Email (Required) Are you a dental hygienist? (Required) Yes No License Number Mailing Address (Required) Street Address Address Line 2 City State Alabama Alaska American Samoa Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Guam Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michig

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Henry Schein to Offer FastPass at DS World 2024

Dentistry Today

Year after year, passionate dental professionals gather for an unparalleled, immersive experience at DS World 2024. Over 3 dynamic days, this event offers industry-leading education, extensive networking opportunities, the latest dental innovations, and outstanding entertainment, making it the ultimate event in digital dentistry. Secure all this and more with the Henry Schein Digital Solutions FastPass, starting at just $199!

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What Is The Success Rate Of Dental Implants?

Best Dentist in Houston

Dental Implants Success Rate Explained Dental implants have revolutionized the field of restorative dentistry, offering a reliable and long-lasting solution for replacing missing teeth. With advances in technology and techniques, the success rate of dental implants has significantly increased, making them a popular choice among patients and dental professionals alike.

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Variolink Esthetic System Review

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. James Wanamaker When I became a dental practice owner , one of my goals was to simplify our systems. Prior to these changes, we utilized a variety of bonding agents from multiple brands, as well as different types of cements. This always made delivery appointments and training new assistants complicated. As my practice evolved from single-tooth dentistry to comprehensive full-mouth cases following my Dawson Academy graduation, I needed an indirect delivery system that worked with multipl

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University of Mississippi Pioneers Oral Health Education for School-Age Children

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Elizabeth Carr, DHA, MDH, RDH The University of Mississippi School of Dentistry in Jackson is pioneering an initiative aimed at enhancing oral health among school-age children in Mississippi. Led by Elizabeth Carr, DHA, MDH, RDH, and her team, the study marks a crucial milestone in oral health research, targeting 12- to 14-year-olds with an innovative approach to oral hygiene education.

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South Florida Dental Meeting Set for November

Dentistry Today

South Florida is getting a new and exciting annual dental event. The event will take place at the Le Meridian Hotel in Dania Beach, Fla, from November 8 through November 10. This venue is perfectly situated between Miami and Palm Beach and just minutes from the Ft. Lauderdale Int’l Airport. This makes it accessible to over 10,000 dental professionals to easily drive to this event.

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Zygoma Implants as an Alternative Rehabilitation for Sever Atrophy Cases

Dental News and Technology

A recent study, published in the Journal of Oral Implantology, outlines the use of zygoma implants in a patient that has high dental anxiety and a preference for tooth-preserving treatment. LAWRENCE, Kan. , June 24, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Journal of Oral Implantology – Dental implants are recommended for patients for many different reasons, and the severity of their condition can impact how complicated the implant procedure will be.