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The Link Between Oral Health And Overall Wellness: Exploring The Latest Research

Oral Health Group

Although dental care typically aims to keep teeth and gums healthy, current research continues to show a deep connection between oral health and overall wellness. The post The Link Between Oral Health And Overall Wellness: Exploring The Latest Research appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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Let’s Give ‘em Something to Talk About: How to Get More Patient Reviews

Dentistry Today

Rave reviews are hands down the best dental marketing for your office, but many practices seem to be frustrated about getting them consistently, especially when your automated requests start to get ignored. The first (and biggest) problem is that dentists and team members simply fail to ask patients for feedback. But if you do that and it still doesn’t work, maybe you just didn’t really give them a reason to be impressed.

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Help…My Dental Assistant is Messy!

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Ronda Holman In a bustling dental clinic in a small town, a young dental assistant named Lisa had just joined the team. Eager to learn and help, Lisa had one glaring flaw—she was an incredibly messy dental assistant. She didn’t organize the instruments properly, neglected sterilization throughout the day, and left rooms in disarray after cleaning.

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Pulp Survival of Cracked Teeth with Reversible Pulpitis after Orthodontic Banding and Coronal Coverage – a Prospective Cohort Study with One Year Follow Up

Dental News and Technology

Published: May 21, 2024 DOI: [link] ABSTRACT Introduction The aim of this prospective study was to investigate the 1-year pulp survival of cracked teeth with reversible pulpitis managed with initial stabilization using orthodontic bands, followed by coronal coverage restorations. Methods One-hundred-and-twenty-five patients with a cracked tooth with reversible pulpitis each were recruited.

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5 Ways Dental Offices Can Benefit from an HR Professional

Oral Health Group

In many dental offices, particularly smaller practices, the role of human resources might be overlooked due to a focus on clinical duties and a lack The post 5 Ways Dental Offices Can Benefit from an HR Professional appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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The Prettiest Girl in the Room

Dentistry Today

I have grown up in the shadow of the prettiest girl in the room. By the tender age of 17, my sister had graced the world of Ford modeling, capturing the gaze and admiration of onlookers for reasons that diverged sharply from my own experiences. In all photographs, she towers over me, with long flowing blond hair falling to her sides. Her face is perfectly contoured with endless experience using highlighters and bronzers.

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Questions to Ask When Hiring a Financial Advisor

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Todd Doobrow, CFP As we head into summer, we are finding many dentists “finally” prioritizing the business generated by their own two hands. Whether you’re planning for retirement, baffled by student loans, saving for your children’s education, or investing for long-term growth, finding the right financial planner can make a significant difference in your financial well-being. 5 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Financial Advisor However, not all financial planners are created equal

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Harnessing Analytics for Enhanced Dental Practice Operations

Oral Health Group

Content is often discussed as being the most critical part of any marketing strategy, but if your online presence is scaring away potential patients or The post Harnessing Analytics for Enhanced Dental Practice Operations appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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Renaissance Life and Health to Manage Dental Benefits for Tennessee’s TennCare Program

Dentistry Today

The State of Tennessee has announced its intent to award Renaissance Life and Health Insurance Company of America (Renaissance) the contract as the Dental Benefits Manager for TennCare, the state of Tennessee’s Medicaid program. The multi-year contract is slated to go live on July 1, 2025. TennCare provides dental coverage to over 1.5 million children and adults in Tennessee in support of the Tennessee Healthy Smiles Initiative.

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Dental Hygiene Educator Works to Ease Vermont’s Hygienist Shortage

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Heather Blair, MPH, RDH, FADHA The state of Vermont is struggling with a severe shortage of dental hygienists. Vermont has only one dental hygiene school, and one of its professors Heather Blair, MPH, RDH, FADHA, is working to bring more clinicians into the profession. She is the co-coordinator of the Dental Hygiene Department and an assistant professor in the Oral Health Sciences Department at Vermont State University in Montpelier.

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Google Partners with Reddit: What Does This Mean for SEO?

Rosemont Review

Google’s recent partnership with Reddit marks a significant development in the world of search engine optimization (SEO). This collaboration allows Google to access Reddit’s data API, enhancing search results with real-time content from Reddit, and is poised to reshape how content is indexed and ranked. By incorporating user-generated discussions and insights from Reddit communities, this integration aims to improve the relevance and richness of Google’s search results, offering new

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Helping Your Child Through Those Major Dental Milestones

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

As parents, one of our primary concerns is ensuring the health and well-being of our children. Their dental health is no exception. From the appearance of the first tooth to the day they get their braces off, each stage of your child’s dental development brings new challenges and questions. At Mountain Aire Dentistry, we understand these dental milestones and are here to guide you through them with expertise and care.

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Vatech Enhances AI in Dental Diagnostic Solutions

Dentistry Today

Vatech, a leading player in the dental medical device sector, is embarking on the development and implementation of various AI technologies to aid in dental diagnosis. Example of using AI to estimate clinically relevant anatomical clinical structures (left), AI 3D Segmentation tech (right). Firstly, Vatech is advancing AI-based 3D dental segmentation technology.

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Physicians Fill Gaps Left by Dental Deserts

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Dental deserts have long been a problem in the United States, where private practice dentists, most of whom carry tremendous dental school debt, tend to set up shop in cities and suburbs composed of residents who can afford their services. This leaves rural and low-income areas with few to no providers. This gap in dental services can lead to severe health consequences for those living in these dental deserts.

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A Brief but Important Post

Denticle

For those of us who are using mobile devices (and really. who isn't?) today's post should be read by everyone. We live in a time where our lives are so much easier and so much more efficient due to the rise of digital data and the devices that bring that data to us. I saw a stat a while back from a Google study that found the average smartphone user has their device within 1 meter of themselves over 97% of the time.

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Dental Care During Pregnancy is Safe and Crucial

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Pregnancy is an exciting and transformative time in a woman’s life, but it also comes with many questions about health and safety. One question that often arises concerns dental care during pregnancy. At Mountain Aire Dentistry, we want to assure you that dental care is not only safe but also crucial for both the mother and baby’s health.

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Dr. Scott Leune is No Longer Affiliated With Breakaway Seminars

Dentistry Today

Dr. Scott Leune is no longer associated with Breakaway Seminars, Dental Whale, Dental Fix, Front Office Rocks, or Dental Whale Practice Group. Dr. Leune is no longer a shareholder, employee, lecturer, or board member for these companies. Dr. Leune will be announcing his new company and new website, www.scottleune.com , in the coming weeks. This retraction modifies a previous press release issued by Dr.

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Expanding Dental Horizons: Colorado and Minnesota Join the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

In a significant development for the dental profession, Colorado and Minnesota have joined the Dentist and Dental Hygienist Compact, becoming the eighth and ninth states to participate. This compact, aimed at supporting license portability, allows dental professionals to practice across participating states without the need to obtain individual licenses in each one.

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The Road To 500 5-Star Google Reviews with Dr. Jarod Jonson

YapiApp

About this webinar Are you looking to elevate your online presence and attract more patients to your practice, there? Join us for an exclusive webinar featuring Dr. Jarod Johnson as he shares his strategic journey to achieving and maintaining a top-rated online reputation with his practice management expertise and technology partner, Yapi. Discover the secrets behind his practice’s remarkable achievement of nearly 500 reviews on Google, all with a stellar 5-star rating.

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How Often Does My Child Need to See the Pediatric Dentist?

Polkadot Dental

How Often Does My Child Need to See the Pediatric Dentist? Good dental care is the cornerstone of a healthy smile, and for your children, this starts with regular visits to the pediatric dentist. As a parent, you might be wondering, “How often should kids visit the dentist?” It’s a common question, and the answer is crucial for maintaining your child’s oral health.

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American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Names New Board Officers and Trustees

Dentistry Today

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health , installed new board officers and trustees during the AAPD 2024 General Assembly meeting on May 26 in Toronto. Members assuming new appointments include: Scott D. Smith — PRESIDENT Dr. Scott D. Smith received his DDS from the University of Michigan in 1986, and his MS in pediatric dentistry in 1988.

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OSAP Announces Exciting Rebranding to Association for Dental Safety (ADS)

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

May 31, 2024 (ATLANTA) — The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP), the leading organization dedicated to ensuring every dental visit is a safe visit, is thrilled to unveil its new name: Association for Dental Safety (ADS). After careful consideration, OSAP has decided to refresh its brand identity to reflect better its values, vision, and commitment to our members and stakeholders.

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Scheduling Science – Crafting a Profitable Practice with Samantha Jones

YapiApp

About this webinar Are you ready to transform your dental practice’s scheduling into a streamlined, profitable powerhouse? What you’ll discover: -Intentional Scheduling: Learn how the schedule acts as the gateway to your practice’s success. -Block Scheduling: Master our 6-step tactical approach for predictable and profitable scheduling. -Daily Schedule Maintenance: Gain insights on maintaining order in your daily scheduling.

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Why Dental Veneers in Glen Waverly Are Becoming More Popular

Healthy Smiles

Veneers are a cosmetic procedure that is becoming more and more popular and may completely change the appearance of your teeth. Your teeth might have a new look applied to the front surface by using veneers, which are thin, custom-made shells. Although veneers have been used for many years, social media’s impact and developments in dental technology have recently led to a rise in their popularity.

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Professional Transition Strategies Expands Services With Launch of Headwaters Practice Transitions

Dentistry Today

Professional Transition Strategies (PTS) , a company that facilitates dental practice purchases and mergers & acquisitions, proudly unveils its latest venture: Headwaters Practice Transitions. As a trusted leader in the dental mergers and acquisitions space, this expansion marks an exciting chapter in the company’s journey as it continues to grow and redefine dentistry.

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Bridging the Gap: Dental Programs Pioneer Mental Healthcare for Chinese American Seniors

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

California — specifically the San Francisco Bay area and Los Angeles — is home to one of the largest Asian populations in the United States, second only to Hawaii. In the San Francisco Bay area, approximately one-third of the Asian population is Chinese. The COVID-19 era brought unique challenges to Chinese Americans, with older adults particularly affected by health issues, isolation, and an increase in hate crimes.

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DentalMonitoring Receives De Novo Approval by FDA for Orthodontic Remote Monitoring

Denticle

AI continues to make incredible progress in the profession of dentistry. We have seen AI systems that help with radiographic interpretation, scheduling, and even in the speciality area of orthodontic treatment. I consider myself lucky to have been involved with AI in the profession since its infancy. I've been able to work with several AI companies over the years and I am continually amazed at the progress this tech has seen in the dental market.

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Top 5 Benefits of General Dentistry

Your San Antonio Dentists

Your smile is an integral part of your identity, your confidence, and your health. At Thousand Oaks Dental in San Antonio, Texas, general dentistry is not just about fixing problems; it’s a proactive, personalized approach to maintaining oral well-being. With extensive dental services rooted in the latest research and practices, Thousand Oaks Dental epitomizes the pillars of general dentistry.

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Wellfit Technologies Announces Partnership With Patterson Dental and Launch of CarePay+ Solution

Dentistry Today

Wellfit Technologies, Inc. (Wellfit), a healthcare technology platform that provides streamlined dental financing, discount plans, and payment processing, announces its partnership with Patterson Dental and the launch of the CarePay+ solution, powered by Wellfit. CarePay+ is a comprehensive platform designed to optimize patient care and payment management within dental practices.

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Enter to Win Our Sunstar Ebrief Giveaway!

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

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Artificial Intelligence Webinar Questions & Answers

Denticle

On Monday May 20th, I was honored to present a webinar on the Viva Learning platform. (Disclosure: The event was underwritten by Philips Sonicare.). The Viva Learning platform allowed for one hour of content and unfortunately I didn't have any time left to do a Q&A with the attendees. However, before signing off of the event, I copied all of the questions submitted via the Zoom chat feature and saved them.

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More Than a Checkup: The Unique Approach of a Affordable Dental Care

Gilreath Dental

Welcome to our blog, where we’re about to take your dental care to a whole new level! If you think going to the dentist is just another routine checkup, think again. In Marietta, we have dentists who offer a unique approach that goes beyond the ordinary. Get ready to discover how this exceptional method can… The post More Than a Checkup: The Unique Approach of a Affordable Dental Care appeared first on Gilreath Family Dentistry Marietta.

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CDOCS Introduces “Practice to Patient Blueprint for Clear Aligner Success” Hands-On Workshop

Dentistry Today

With clear aligner patient demand continuing to rise, CDOCS is taking a distinct approach to clear aligner hands-on training to help digital dentists on their journey to clinical excellence and economic success. “We’ve seen workshops that tackle the business side of clear aligners. We’ve seen workshops tackle the clinical side. We are exceptionally positioned to provide expert training on both in one workshop,” said CDOCS Faculty Chair Dr.

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Study Shows Strong Correlation Between Good Oral Hygiene Habits and Quality of Life

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Accessible oral healthcare in some demographics remains problematic. This is especially true of minority populations. According to the Pew Charitable Trusts, data from 22 states reveal that the prevalence of treated and untreated dental caries among third graders from American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Hispanic, and Black communities is significantly higher than for their white classmates. 1 The inability to regularly visit a dentist at all looms large.

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Can Wisdom Teeth Grow Back After Extraction?

Kakar Dental Group

Most people have quite a few questions about can wisdom teeth grow back. The average person wouldn’t know much about their teeth. The most notable thing they’d know is they need to brush them regularly and practice dental hygiene. When it comes to the actual dental teeth, there’ll be plenty of questions: After being extracted, can wisdom teeth grow back?

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Navigating Through Gum Disease: Prevention, Symptoms, and Treatments

Perio Perio

Gum disease, or periodontal disease in Sterling, VA , is a prevalent affliction affecting many people worldwide. It is an inflammatory condition that targets the gum tissue and, if left untreated, can lead to tooth loss. The process begins when dental plaque, filled with harmful bacteria, accumulates on the teeth and beneath the gum line. This bacterial invasion triggers an inflammatory response, resulting in the telltale signs of gum disease.

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Dr. Anthony Ponzio Interview – 2024 Chicago Midwinter Conference

Dentistry Today

Listen to the recent interview with Dr. Anthony Ponzio, DDS, on why he uses SureSmile Clear Aligners and how he leverages DS Core for a fully digital workflow that benefits his practice and patients. Treatment planning has never been easier with support from the SureSmile Digital Lab and software that works with most intraoral scanners, including PrimeScan.