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Benefits of Dental SEO & How to Get Started

Carestack

To understand the importance of SEO, just think back to your recent google search. It’s likely that you selected a search result that showed up among the top 5 listings. .

How to Onboard New Dental Practice Employees

Planet DDS

“Welcome aboard!”. Those two words (or something similar) create a good vibe for a newly hired dental team member. But that “vibe” is sustained by how effectively you onboard your new dental practice employees. No doubt, you feel relief having a position filled.

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Dental Practice Made Simple: Accelerated Scheduling

Dr. Bicuspid

Want to increase production while reducing stress and fatigue? Then accelerated scheduling may be the right solution for you, according to Dr. Roger P. Levin in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple.

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Why Production is NOT the Most Important Thing in Your Practice

Delivering Wow

What are your goals for your practice in 2021? Do you want to grow and be more profitable? That tends to be on most dental practice’s goals list. The issue is figuring out the best way to do that. Most dentists believe that by increasing production, they will become more profitable.

Is Your Marketing Ready for the “Next Normal”?

Oral Health Group

Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information! The post Is Your Marketing Ready for the “Next Normal”? appeared first on Oral Health Group.

Lit leadership lessons: Let’s talk about perspective

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Dr. Amisha Singh. As I type this, I am currently coasting at 477 mph at a breathtaking 38,000 feet in my first flight since the pandemic started.

Starting your trajectory from entrepreneur to CEO

Dr. Bicuspid

One of Dr. Roger P. Levin's key insights is that practices typically move through four phases of development. In this first installment of a two-part series, he describes the successes and challenges of the first two phases: the entrepreneur stage and the rapid growth stage.

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What Is Geographic Tongue?

Ask The Dentist

Geographic tongue is a common, easy-to-spot oral condition, where the tongue takes on an atlas-like appearance. There are white borders around patches on the surface of the tongue, and in some cases, the condition can be painful. So, what causes this problem?

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Novel Therapy May Relieve Temporomandibular Joint Pain

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

University of Connecticut (UConn) scientists are studying medications called senolytics that are designed to target and kill damaged cells — called senescent cells — that cause inflammation and damage to surrounding healthy cells.

State Medicaid reform boosts dentist participation, DSO growth

Dr. Bicuspid

Medicaid dental program reform in Virginia resulted in a sharp rise in provider participation and spurred more dentists to work for dental service organizations (DSOs). The findings were published August 26 in the Journal of the American Dental Association.

Factors influencing the esthetic of the smile. An observational study on clinical assessment and patient's perception

Dental News and Technology

Clin Periodontol. 2021 Aug 18. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.13531. Online ahead of print. Abstract Aim: To clinically assess the esthetic of the smile and possible influencing factors. Materials and methods: In this explorative study an initial questionnaire on demographic variables and perception of the own quality of the smile (Visual Analogue Scale) was administered by a first examiner. A second blinded assessor examined all patients and recorded clinical data.

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Bridging the gap between health care disparities

ASDA Blog

This summer after my first year of dental school, I had the opportunity to intern at Bridging the Gaps, a community-based summer internship where health care students work with underserved communities in Philadelphia and gain insight into factors that affect health.

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As COVID-19 Cases Rise, Tests Are in Short Supply

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A few months ago when COVID-19 numbers were declining and any American who wanted a COVID-19 vaccination could get one, manufacturers of rapid COVID-19 tests scaled back production.

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Dental Dose: Why medications warn against grapefruit juice

Dr. Bicuspid

On a hot summer day, you may want to reach for a tall, cool glass of grapefruit juice. But if you take some medications, you should think twice. Pharmacologist Tom Viola, RPh, explains why in the latest episode of Dental Dose.

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The Association Between Halitosis and Oral Health-Related Quality of Life: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

J Clin Periodontol. 2021 Aug 18. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.13530. Online ahead of print. Abstract Aims: This study investigated whether halitosis is associated with impaired oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). Material and methods: This is a systematic review of the literature. Electronic searches were performed in PubMed via Medline, Web of Science, Scopus and EMBASE up to and including June of 2021. Observational studies that assessed halitosis in association with OHRQoL were included.

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What is YAPI? A Video Explainer in Less Than 5 Minutes

YapiApp

Let’s Get Right To It, What is YAPI? It’s a funny name, but serious software, for dentists! Other healthcare automation and productivity software is one size fits all, but YAPI is uniquely focused on dental.

Although Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Is Approved, It’s Not for Young Kids Yet

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

With many parents of young children anxiously awaiting the authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine for those younger than 12, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says they need to wait.

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What you should know about bioactivity

Dr. Bicuspid

To some experts, bioactivity is the most exciting advancement in restorative dentistry in the past 20 years. This piece explores the evolving definition of bioactivity and how these enriched composites can help prevent decay in both the cavities they fill and the surrounding tooth structures.

Biocompatible orthodontic cement with antibacterial capability and protein repellency

Dental News and Technology

BMC Oral Health volume 21 , Article number: 412 ( 2021 ) details Abstract Background White spot lesions (WSLs) often occur in orthodontic treatments. The objectives of this study were to develop a novel orthodontic cement using particles of nano silver (NAg), N-acetylcysteine (NAC) and 2-methacryloyloxyethyl phosphorylcholine (MPC), and to investigate the effects on bonding strength, biofilms and biocompatibility.

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Beverly Hills Dental Implants: How Dentistry Improves Your Quality of Life

Secure Smiles

There’s more to having a healthy, attractive smile than just being free of toothaches. Preventative dentistry and specialized dental treatments can significantly improve the quality of your life. Here are just a few examples from our Beverly Hills Prosthodontist: The Oral-Systemic Health Connection.

Israel Makes Strides Against COVID-19 With Booster Shot

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Israel, which has the highest rate of COVID-19 vaccination in the world, is making headway against the latest COVID-19 surge—propelled by the Delta variant—with a booster shot.

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Bioactivity and exceptional esthetics with Activa Presto - Sponsor Supplied

Dr. Bicuspid

This case report demonstrates the use of bioactive and other mineral-enriched materials that may be an improvement over the use of glass ionomer materials as dentin replacements capped with a conventional passive composite resin.

DETECTING APICAL RADIOLUCENCIES USING DEEP LEARNING TECHNOLOGY: A PILOT STUDY

Dental News and Technology

[link] VOLUME 132, ISSUE 3 , E112, SEPTEMBER 01, 2021 BACKGROUND Dentists rely on radiographs in making treatment decisions every day. However, if inattentively read, radiographs can lead to over- or undertreatment. OBJECTIVE(S) The objectives were to assess the diagnostic performance of a deep learning algorithm at detecting apical radiolucencies (ARs) on intraoral (IO) radiographs and compare the performance of the algorithm vs interpretation by experts.

Why Every DSO Should Centralize With a Cloud-Based Practice Management Solution

Planet DDS

Centralizing non-clinical functions is a common trend among DSOs. And for good reason. By centralizing, DSOs relieve much of the burden of running a practice so that individual offices can focus on patient care.

FDA Grants Full Approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine full approval on August 23. The vaccine has been administered under the agency’s Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) since December 2020.

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Restorative dentistry's future hinges on bioactivity and more

Dr. Bicuspid

Bioactive dental materials have boosted the longevity of restorations and improved clinical outcomes for patients. But are they still the next game-changer? Maybe. While exciting bioactivity developments are in the works, stem cells may be the true future of restorative dentistry.

Why Packers and Movers in Ghaziabad are necessary?

ASDA Blog

Have you ever think that how the team of Packers and Movers in Ghaziabad makes the shifting easy. Well, they indeed make the procedure of relocation quick without any worries of theft. Hence, you can explore the genuine one and ask them the way they accomplish tasks. .

Influx of Inferior Nitrile Gloves in the Market: Factors and Risks

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. The pandemic has created an unforeseen scenario in the glove production world. The rapid increase in demand of gloves has been a challenge for seasoned glove manufacturers to provide quality hand protection in time.

New Research Shows Pfizer and AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness Declines Within 3 Months

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A British study found that the effectiveness of the Pfizer and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines declined after 3 months, which is earlier than originally thought. The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is widely used in the United States.

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Medicare dental coverage still on table as $3.5T House budget passes

Dr. Bicuspid

On August 24, the U.S. House of Representatives overcame internal hurdles to pass the $3.5 trillion "human infrastructure" budget by a vote of 220-212.

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Diabetes and Dental Care

Gilreath Dental

Diabetes is a common medical condition, but one that is closely linked to your oral health. In fact, the relationship between diabetes and dental health is a two-way street. Research shows if you have uncontrolled diabetes, you have a higher risk of dental problems.

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Improving Practice Health and Wellness with Ergonomic Equipment from A-dec

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. You can help improve the health and safety of your entire dental team by creating a culture of wellness that addresses physical health through proper ergonomics.

Number of Breakthrough COVID-19 Infections Is Higher Than Originally Thought

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

New data demonstrate the number of COVID-19 infections among vaccinated individuals is higher than initially anticipated. In California, Colorado, Massachusetts, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, and Virginia, breakthrough cases account for one in five newly diagnosed COVID-19 infections.

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Preventing perio disease aids positive mental, physical health

Dr. Bicuspid

Research has shown a link between periodontal disease and physical and mental health. Dr. Samuel Low examines how dental professionals can help treat and prevent this condition that affects nearly 65 million people in the U.S.

Turn More Website Visitors into Patients with Launch Chat Ai

We Speak Dental

An essential part of a seamless, robust online presence is making the content on your dental website not only relevant, but also easily accessible.

Don't Fear the Root Canal - It Could Just Save Your Tooth

North Suburban Endodontics

Root canals often get a bum rap. Although the procedure saves millions of teeth every year, it's often erroneously portrayed as an unpleasant experience. And if that wasn't enough, a long-discredited medical theory has found new life on the internet asserting root canals are a health danger.

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The Happiest Dentist in America–Dr. Wayne Kerr

Go Ask Fred

Fred interviews Wayne Kerr, DDS, MAGD, a recently retired dentist in Atlanta, Georgia, whose boundless energy and love of his patients wasn’t enough to succeed until he learned the business of dentistry.