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6 Composite Veneers in 60 minutes The Revolution in Composite Veneers has begun!! The sensational new system has swept the UK and Australia by storm and has finally reached the USA and Canada “The most exciting concept and system to hit dentistry in the last 15 years.

5 ways to quit a dental practice with grace

Dentistry Gone Digital

By David Rice, DDS. Breaking up is never easy … for anyone. It’s also not something to take lightly. I see way too many threads on social media where one thing isn’t perfect and a young dentist or dental team member is out. That’s not cool.

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Can clear aligners damage the jaw joint?

Dr. Bicuspid

As patients become more concerned with aesthetics, clear aligners are becoming increasingly popular. But a small study published June 8 in the Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery suggests that orthodontic treatment with clear aligners may affect mandibular condyle bone density.

Technology to Help Your Patients Feel Safe and Comfortable in Your Practice

Oral Health Group

Technology is revolutionizing the dental industry. Particularly since the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have come to rely on technology more than ever before.

Economic Challenges Ahead

Dental Peers

It seems like it has been forever since we could turn on the news and see anything remotely positive.

The hidden cost to acquire a dental practice

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Bruce Bryen. A dental school graduate that has worked as an associate and learned from a mentor or owner may now be looking for that first dental practice acquisition.

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Nearly half of dentists experience mental health issues

Dr. Bicuspid

More than 40% of dentists say they have experienced a mental health issue, including burnout, mood disorders, or serious thoughts of suicide. Too many don't consider taking a break from practicing, according to a study published June 9 in Healthcare Management Forum.

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Mind Your Mouth: How Mouth Health Influences Brain Health

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Hello Wonderful Readers! June 11 at 8 AM PT I will be presenting a live online continuing education course for Young Dental. It is titled Mind Your Mouth: How Oral Health Influences Brain Health. It is open to everyone. It’s FREE!!! Please click the blue highlighed words below.

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Does Your Back Hurt? This Simple Product Can Save Your Back!

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Amber Auger, RDH. Near to my heart is helping hygienists have healthier, happier careers, and I believe it starts with an honest assessment of our health. It’s difficult to find joy at work when dealing with back pain, and sadly most hygienists report chronic pain.

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The 4 principles of practice success

Dr. Bicuspid

Technology has changed so many things in our lifetime. It seems like there's some new must-have device or software program nearly every time we turn around. Curtis Marshall outlines four principles to ensure technology is benefiting your practice.

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Clinical Success of Screw-retained Dental Implants: A Systematic Review

Dental News and Technology

J Contemp Dent Pract. 2022 Jan 1;23(1):118-122. Abstract Objective: The objective of the research was to review the literature on clinical evaluation and success of screw-retained dental implants by assessing the marginal bone loss (MBL). Methods: Online electronic databases such as PubMed/MEDLINE, Google Scholar, and Cochrane Library were searched using appropriate keywords for the last 20 years, dated from January 1, 2000, till August 1, 2021, with a restriction on language.

Medical-Dental Research Team Collaborate to Stop Vision Loss

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Researchers from the College of Medicine and the College of Dental Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston received a Blue Sky Award to further their study on restoring eyesight to patients with macular degeneration.

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How to Get Rid of Bad Breath 

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Bad breath can be a major turnoff, both for the person who has it and for those around them. It’s a common problem, but that doesn’t make it any less embarrassing. If you’re looking for ways to get rid of bad breath, you’ve come to the right place.

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Robotic implant surgery prototype shows promise in study

Dr. Bicuspid

In a first-of-its kind study, an image-guided prototype robotic system for dental implant surgery proved more accurate than a computer-assisted dynamic navigation system for positioning implants in 3D-printed phantom jaws, according to research published June 7 in the Journal of Dentistry.

Comparative Evaluation of Canal-shaping Abilities of RaceEvo, R-Motion, Reciproc Blue, and ProTaper Gold NiTi Rotary File Systems: A CBCT Study

Dental News and Technology

actions Cite Favorites share page navigation Title & authors Abstract Title & authors Abstract J Contemp Dent Pract. 2021 Dec 1;22(12):1406-1412. Abstract Aim: To evaluate the canal transportation, canal-centering ability, and touched and untouched surfaces of the root canal dentin after instrumentation with various newer file systems in continuous rotation and reciprocating motion using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging.

West Virginia Medical School Helps Addicts Improve Their Oral Health

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

West Virginia has suffered dearly during the opioid epidemic, experiencing some of the highest death rates due to drug overdose in the United States. Opioid addiction causes a multitude of health problems as well as deleterious effects on oral health.

Pros and cons of same-day dental implants

Dentistry Blog

Patients who lose one or more teeth will want to replace them quickly and efficiently. Dental implants often provide a suitable solution. Many dentists offer same-day dental implants using advanced techniques to place and, almost immediately, load the implants.

Documentary to be made about historic Baby Tooth Survey

Dr. Bicuspid

A documentary is being made about the Baby Tooth Survey in St. Louis, a famous study from the 1950s that used donated deciduous teeth to investigate radiation exposure, according to a story published in the Riverfront Times.

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Effect of Surface Modifications on the Retention of Implant-supported Cement-retained Crowns with Short Abutments: An In Vitro Study

Dental News and Technology

J Contemp Dent Pract. 2021 Dec 1;22(12):1451-1456. Abstract Aim: The study aimed to evaluate and compare the effect of incorporating one circumferential groove and bur modification on retention of cast copings on implant abutment cemented with glass ionomer cement. Materials and methods: Fifteen straight shoulder implant abutments casted of height 6 mm used with corresponding 12 mm long stainless steel implant analog. The abutments were divided into three groups of five abutments in each group.

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4 Eaglesoft Insurance Suite features to save time and speed up your revenue cycle

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Read Time: 3 Minute, 52 Second. The insurance workflow has historically been one of the more time-intensive and frustrating processes for dental offices.

Planet DDS: Your Partner for All-in-One Dental Software — Part 1: “Why Denticon” Series

Planet DDS

When you think about the future of your DSO, what comes to mind? How do you define its success , and what are your goals for its growth and expansion? A dental practice management solution is, or likely has been, a factor in determining your DSO’s outlook. .

Hypertension and tooth loss: Which one is the cause?

Dr. Bicuspid

The relationship between tooth loss and hypertension may be bidirectional, according to a study published June 2 in the Journal of Dentistry. Because of a lack of unanimity in the literature, researchers conducted the study to examine the association between the two conditions.

Do tooth-supported zirconia restorations present more technical failures related to fracture or loss of retention? Systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

Review Published: 04 June 2022 Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2022 ) details Abstract Objectives This systematic review was performed to determine the main cause of technical failure of tooth-supported zirconia crowns and fixed partial dentures (FPDs), categorizing them as fracture/chipping or loss of retention/decementation.

CDA Suggests Dental Practices Continue Masking

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

In the state of California, mask wearing remains required in all healthcare settings, dental practices included.

The importance of the second opinion

ASDA Blog

Our incredible brains consist of 100 billion neurons to perform exquisite cognitive functions such as interpreting, predicting, and responding to relevant stimuli. But that does not make problem-solving easy, particularly when it comes to patient care.

Kidney function tied to higher blood fluoride in U.S. teens

Dr. Bicuspid

Fluoride levels were higher in the blood of U.S. adolescents with lower renal function, according to a study published June 7 in Environmental Research. The findings suggest a relationship between kidney function, plasma fluoride levels, and the levels of fluoride in community drinking water.

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Dentists' knowledge of dental trauma based on the International Association of Dental Traumatology guidelines: an Australian survey

Dental News and Technology

Citation Jadav NM, Abbott PV. Traumatol. 2022; ePub(ePub): ePub. Copyright (Copyright © 2022, John Wiley and Sons) DOI 10.1111/edt.12761 PMID 35605159 Abstract BACKGROUND/AIM: Traumatic dental injuries are the result of impact injuries to the teeth and/or soft and hard tissues within and around the vicinity of the oral cavity and pose a very serious public health dilemma.

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Congress Considers Student Loan Interest Education Act

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Most dental school graduates are excited to start the next phase of their careers. However, high student loan debt can be an unwelcome shock as new dentists try to find their footing. Some will graduate with more than $300,000 of dental school debt.

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Planet DDS: Your Partner for Mission Critical Dental Software — Part 1: “Why Denticon” Series

Planet DDS

When you think about the future of your DSO, what comes to mind? How do you define its success , and what are your goals for its growth and expansion? A dental practice management solution is, or likely has been, a factor in determining your DSO’s outlook. .

Global solutions needed for local oral health issues

Dr. Bicuspid

Almost half of the world's population has untreated oral diseases despite scientific and technological advances. Researchers explored the need for global solutions to address local oral health issues in a commentary published May 28 in the Journal of the American Dental Association.

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3 Funny Instagram Dental Marketing Reels Ideas To Do With Your Team

My Social Practice

3 Funny Instagram Dental Marketing Reels Ideas To Do With Your Team. Video marketing is becoming a mainstay for dental practices looking to connect with their community. Social media platforms that focus on video creation adapt by adding new features at breath-taking speeds.

High School Is Reimagined With Work-Focused Program

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

With college costs rapidly increasing, a 4-year degree may be out of reach for some young people, while many skilled positions remain unfilled due to a lack of qualified applicants. One high school in Dearborn, Michigan, is looking to address these issues.

TODAY: The Top Mistakes We Make When Taking Care of Our Mout.

The Super Dentists

Oral health connects to overall body health, but “what we’re currently doing is not working,” says dentist and author of “If Your Mouth Could Talk.” ” It’s a morning routine familiar for many. Read More. The post TODAY: The Top Mistakes We Make When Taking Care of Our Mout. appeared first on The Super Dentists. In The News

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Is dental care prior to advanced heart surgeries safe?

Dr. Bicuspid

Patients who receive dental care prior to advanced cardiac interventions, including heart transplants, may not be at greater risk of death or adverse events, according to a study published June 4 in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, and Oral Radiology.

Sonicare 9900 Prestige Evaluation is Complete - Get One!

Denticle

Back in March, I told you I would begin doing an evaluation of the Sonicare 9900 Prestige powered toothbrush. It's been a bit over two months of usage now, and I am incredibly happy with the device. The category of powered brushes is starting to get a tad crowded, although they all work.

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The Popularity of Tooth Gems Rises Once Again

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

As the saying goes, all that is old is new again. While the tooth gem phenomenon was popular back in the early 2000s, it has now resurfaced and is gaining traction among young people. Tooth gems are small jewels that are bonded to the tooth surface.

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Restorative materials and cements – “Success Simplified” concept

3M

Live Lecture. With the concept of Success Simplified, you keep focused on what is important. Nowadays, treatments with indirect restorations pose great challenges for the dental practice team. Functionality, aesthetics and patient expectations play a major role here.

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