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How To Put Your Dental Practice on the (Google) Map

Oral Health Group

SEO (search engine optimization) is the foundation of digital dental marketing. However, it is not just about how well your website ranks in general Google. more The post How To Put Your Dental Practice on the (Google) Map appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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IDS 2023 – Showcasing Innovations – Day 2

Dentistry Today

IDS 2023 is in full swing in Cologne, Germany. The event will last through Saturday, March 18th. IDS is the leading global trade fair for the dental community, which ensures sustainable success as a platform for innovation and market trends. Our editor-in-chief, Dr. Paul Feuerstein , is getting his steps in at the show and talking to various companies about their offerings.

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Cosmedent’s Center for Esthetic Excellence (CEE) has scheduled a lecture and hands-on workshop entitled, “The Art of Resin: Creating Beauty by Recreating Nature”, presented by Dr. Rhodri Thomas,

Dental News and Technology

Learn Composite Dentistry at the Center for Esthetic Excellence in Chicago Announcing the 2023 Continuing Education Lecture s and Hands-on Workshop s Cosmedent’s Center for Esthetic Excellence (CEE) has scheduled a lecture and hands-on workshop entitled, “ The Art of Resin: Creating Beauty by Recreating Nature ” , presented by Dr. Rhodri Thomas, Thursday — Friday, May 18 - 19, 2023, 8:00 a.m. — 5:00 p. m.

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Using CBD for Dental Care: Treat Anxiety & Pain

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Anna Joubert CBD oil has infiltrated the health industry, becoming a key ingredient in manufacturing shampoos, creams, capsules, and several other products. FDA research in 2015 has proven that the component also works wonders in dentistry. Read on to find out how CBD can solve dental anxiety and pain. Can CBD be Useful in Dentistry? Unlike popular opinion, CBD oil in Florida doesn’t cause a “high,” despite being a cannabis plant product like marijuana.

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Instagram Video Claiming Fluoride Causes Dementia Debunked by AP News

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A popular Instagram video making the social media rounds claims that dentists are a “scam” and the use of fluoride toothpaste and mouthrinse causes dementia and Alzheimer disease. This led AP News to use the video in its “News Verification” feature that investigates claims to reduce the spread of misinformation. The verdict: False. AP News found no evidence linking the use of topical fluoride products with dementia or Alzheimer disease.

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Benevis Introduces Dental Home Playbook

Dentistry Today

Benevis , a leading dental support organization (DSO) for practices focused on dental care and orthodontics, announces the release of its Dental Home Playbook to educate healthcare providers on the importance of helping patients establish a dental home for orthodontics and routine dental care. The Playbook also provides physicians with oral risk assessments and management tools, checklists, and helpful patient resources to support them in their daily practice.

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Communicate scan results and impress your patients with Planmeca Imprex™

Dental News and Technology

Planmeca is introducing a mobile scanning station to support dental professionals in intraoral scanning and patient communication. Designed to fit any clinical setup, the Planmeca Imprex™ scanning station for Planmeca Emerald® S intraoral scanner ensures ergonomic working positions and allows visualising the oral health conditions and treatment plans to patients.

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Northern Michigan Reacts to Dental Assistant Shortage

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Dental practices across the United States are feeling the pinch of the oral health professional labor shortage. Northern Michigan is addressing this issue by creating an abbreviated but intense program to get new dental assistants into the workforce. This area of Michigan is without a dental hygiene educational program, which has exacerbated the impact of the labor shortage.

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Loving On Your Team as a Business Strategy

Dentistry Today

Love as a Business Strategy by Frank E. Danna, Jeffrey F. Ma, Christopher J. Pitre, and Mohammad F. Anwar opened my eyes to what it is I can and should provide to the team of incredibly hard working people who help my practice support patients. It was a reinforcement and an acknowledgment of a strategy that Happy Tooth had been using for almost 2 decades.

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America's ToothFairy Teams up with Sun Life and DentaQuest to Raise Awareness About Oral Health Disparities in Marginalized Communities

Dental News and Technology

(February 23, 2023) — Everyone should have a healthy smile that they’re happy to share! America’s ToothFairy, a nonprofit organization that provides resources to increase access to dental care and oral health education programs, is partnering with Sun Life and DentaQuest to shine a light on oral health disparity starting in February, National Children’s Dental Health Month.

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5 Proven Ways To Keep Patients Engaged, Returning And Referring

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog Read Time: 3 Minute, 27 Second When you share your savvy, everybody wins. We recently asked dental office managers what strategies they’ve used to keep patients engaged and returning. They shared their best patient marketing and communication tips to enter a $300 Visa Gift Card giveaway. The winner was randomly chosen, and it’s a good thing; there’s no way we could have picked a favorite from all the great suggestions!

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Study Provides Free Dental Care and Better Understanding of Periodontitis

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry is conducting a 6-month study on the progression of periodontal diseases among participants with moderate to severe periodontitis. While dental research is typical for UNC’s prestigious dental school, the opportunity to conduct research and help disadvantaged populations access periodontal disease treatment is a unique, win-win situation.

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Bitvae Celebrates World Oral Health Day With a Collection of High-Quality Products

Dentistry Today

Bitvae is uniting with dentists and individuals around the world on March 20 in honor of World Oral Health Day. World Oral Health Day is the largest global awareness campaign on oral health and was created by the FDI World Dental Federation. Under the slogan “Be proud of your mouth”, the 2023 celebration focuses on the importance of mouth care at every stage of life. “Good oral health is essential to general health, well-being and quality of life”, says Hugh, founder and

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Planmeca Viso® G3 brings premium 3D imaging to dental practitioners

Dental News and Technology

The Planmeca Viso® family of imaging units is expanding with a new member. The new Planmeca Viso® G3 offers dental practices all the imaging tools they need – with the full benefits of proven next-generation imaging technology. The unit is debuting at IDS 2023 in Cologne. Planmeca Viso® G3 is the newest member of the popular Planmeca Viso® family of CBCT units, which are the choice imaging units of dental professionals around the world.

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The Bioclear Method – A Predictable Solution for Class II Restorations and Much More…

3M

In this, the first of two Bioclear webinars, the Bioclear Method and it’s predictability with Class II restorations is reviewed, as well as exploring more complex clinical cases including worn posterior teeth. It reviews the 5 Pillars of the Bioclear Method, including the importance of modern compressive cavity design, selection of the correct height of Evolve matrices, and techniques to allow predictable Class II contacts.

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What is the DSO industry talking about?

Patient News

After listening to many of the panel discussions at the Women in DSO conference, I love that everyone felt that their organization is better with women! We certainly agree! Some of the panel topics consistently shared: Growth & benchmarking – against yourself Not having enough “good” information to make decisions Looking forward & what technology to choose People & loyalty.

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IDS 2023 – Showcasing Innovations – Day 3

Dentistry Today

IDS 2023 is in full swing in Cologne, Germany. The event will last through Saturday, March 18th. IDS is the leading global trade fair for the dental community, which ensures sustainable success as a platform for innovation and market trends. Our editor-in-chief, Dr. Paul Feuerstein , is getting his steps in at the show and talking to various companies about their offerings.

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Planmeca is presenting the outcome of 50 years of dental unit evolution at IDS 2023

Dental News and Technology

IDS, the leading global trade fair for the dental community, is taking place in Cologne, Germany from 14 to 18 March , bringing together dental professionals from around the globe. At the fair, Planmeca is showcasing its complete product portfolio, including a new dental unit, which is the result of over a half a century of continuous evolution. With over 50 years of experience in dental equipment design and manufacturing, Planmeca is committed to ongoing development and excellent craftsmanship.

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3 Steps to Consider When Selling A Multilocation Practice

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog Read Time: 7 Minute, 41 Second By Justin Schafer If you’re a dentist who owns a practice operating several different locations, then you may have wondered how the sale process will shake out once you’re ready to start thinking about retirement. Like any transition, the process can be complex and will vary depending on how many locations you own as well as your time horizon and the post-sale employment agreement.

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10 golden rules for perfect impressions

3M

Taking perfect impressions is a huge challenge and the key to success for indirect Restorations. 3M shows methods of simplification of impressioning to help you to identify common impression problems, determine potential causes and provide solutions to get your impression procedure under control. April 25th at 07:00 pm CET, Swedish language, Sweden Our speaker: Lisa Lindström, Clinical Specialist, 3M Oral Care Register Now for the Webinar 10 golden rules for perfect impressions The post 10 golden

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FCPT Announces Acquisition of an Aspen Dental for $1.9 million

Dentistry Today

Four Corners Property Trust (FCPT), a real estate investment trust primarily engaged in the ownership and acquisition of high-quality, net-leased restaurant and retail properties, is pleased to announce the acquisition of an Aspen Dental property for $1.9 million. The property is located in a strong retail corridor in New Mexico and is corporate-operated.

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SoftSmile and CandidPro™ begin strategic multi-year partnership NEW YORK, March 13, 2

Dental News and Technology

023 /PRNewswire/ -- Candid has announced several enhancements to their CandidPro orthodontic platform that will give providers more control over their clear aligner cases. One of these upgrades stems from a multi-year strategic partnership Candid has forged with SoftSmile Inc. that will bring their state-of-the-art VISION treatment planning software to every CandidPro provider.

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Colorado Approves Dental Therapists but Lacks Any Training Programs

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

While 13 states have authorized dental therapy, only Alaska, Minnesota, and Washington have educational programs to train dental therapists. Colorado, which authorized dental therapy in 2022 and will begin allowing licensed dental therapists to practice on May 1, is hoping to develop its own dental therapy education program—the sooner, the better. Colorado has five counties without a single dental provider and 53 of its 64 counties are designated as dental health provider shortage areas.

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The Bioclear Method – A Predictable Solution for Much More than the Black Triangle!

3M

In this, the second of two Bioclear webinars, the Bioclear Method and it’s predictability with closure of Black Triangles is reviewed, as well as exploring more complex clinical cases including worn anterior teeth using a Bioclear Dhal. Black triangles remain a real and common cosmetic complaint for both patients and dentists.Increasingly patients are seeking out ‘composite bonding’ to address their concerns.

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Top 3 Benefits of Joining a Dental Network

Dentistry Today

As a dentist, you are always looking to remain profitable while delivering quality care to the patients in your community. That’s why, whether you’re an established practice or just starting out, you may wrestle with the question of whether to join a dental provider network. When you’re in a dental network, you agree to charge a set rate for some services, which reduces your pricing flexibility for in-network patients.

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Planmeca unveils an impressive range of new product innovations at IDS 2023

Dental News and Technology

Planmeca is presenting a vast range of new product innovations at the International Dental Show 2023, the leading trade fair in the dental industry. At this year’s event, Planmeca is unveiling new cutting-edge products in all the main categories: dental care units, imaging devices, software solutions and CAD/CAM. Planmeca offers all the tools for a fully integrated and digital workflow, from dental units and imaging devices to CAD/CAM and software solutions.

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Dental Hygiene Strategies to Prevent Recession

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

As part of the initial recare visit, oral hygiene technique must be reviewed. Studies show that improper toothbrushing can harm gingival tissues with brushing pressure and bristle type serving as the most important determinants. 1 In fact, in the vast majority of cases of dentinal hypersensitivity, a hard bristle toothbrush was used. 2 Patients should instead use a soft toothbrush or a power toothbrush with a pressure indicator.

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StyleItaliano – Let’s Practice Shape! The Essential Shape technique

3M

Essential Shape technique for better anterior restorations. How the Essential Shape technique provides an easy and repeatable method creating beautiful aesthetics. Layering a single mass of restorative composite to give the perfect shape to anterior restorations. How to choose your dental materials and get the best from them. Live Q and A – Get answers to your questions when using the Essential Shape technique.

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SGA Dental Partners is the Premier DSO in the Southeast US

Dentistry Today

SGA Dental Partners (“SGA”), a Thurston Group portfolio company and premier dental service organization in the Southeast US, is pleased to announce tremendous organic growth and expansion in 2022. During 2022, SGA Dental partnered with 28 practices comprised of 55 total locations and expanded its footprint into seven new states. This growth represented a revenue and EBITDA annual growth rate of greater than 110%.

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40th International Dental Show 2023: 10 good reasons to be at the "100 Years of IDS" anniversary event

Dental News and Technology

There are many reasons to visit the International Dental Show (IDS) from 14 to 18 March 2023 in Cologne – and the first of them is very special: 1. This opportunity is once in a lifetime: "100 Years of IDS – and I am here!" 2. As an international showcase for dental innovations, the IDS presents all proven concepts and products, as well as current new products - in a form more comprehensive than that of any other industry. 3.

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Dental Hygiene Students Join Nursing Students in Diabetes Care Simulation

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Dental hygiene students and nursing students from the University of New Mexico participated in an interprofessional diabetes care simulation. The program focuses on justice and equity in the care of patients with diabetes, who number more than 34 million in the United States. The hands-on education program included volunteer patients who had different jobs, cultural and health backgrounds, immigration statuses, and levels of health literacy.

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How Do I Optimize for Voice Search?

Rosemont Review

Just when you thought you had the world of SEO figured out, voice assistants like Alexa and Google Assistant present a new challenge — voice search. In the past, searching for information online meant manually typing out questions, but for several years now, a growing number of people are utilizing voice search to get answers without having to lift a finger.

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Scope Launches New Scope Squeez

Dentistry Today

Scope announced the launch of Scope Squeez, the brand’s first-ever mouthwash concentrate that allows customers to customize the intensity of their mouthwash to match their tastes – just add water and squeez. Scope Squeez freshens up daily routines with an all-new convenient, concentrated form that delivers up to the same number of uses in a palm-sized bottle as a 1L bottle of regular liquid mouthwash.

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Henry Schein Will Showcase a Selection of the Company’s Comprehensive Solutions for Oral Health Professionals at International Dental Show 2023

Dental News and Technology

 Media Briefing to Discuss “Integrated Digital Dentistry and the Future of Data, Devices, and Software” in Oral Health, featuring Henry Schein Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Stanley M. Bergman  Exhibit Showcases the Company’s Broad Portfolio of Health Care Solutions to Help Dental Professionals Operate Successfully and Deliver Quality Patient Care  Line-up of #scheinchats with Industry Leaders on Important Topics in Dentistry MELVILLE, N.Y.

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Combination of Tooth Loss and Diabetes Hastens Dementia

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A new study from the New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing found an association between the presence of tooth loss and diabetes with dementia. Published in the Journal of Dental Research , the research used 12 years’ worth of data from the University of Michigan’s Health and Retirement Study to investigate the trajectory of cognitive decline among older adults with tooth loss (signifying poor oral health) and diabetes.

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Denture stomatitis – which interventions are most effective?

The Dental Elf

This review of the comparative efficacy of interventions used for the treatment of denture stomatitis(DS) included 35 RCTs with 25 studies contributing to the meta-analyses. The findings suggest that topical antifungal agents produced the most effective clinical improvement and microwave disinfection and topical antifungals the best mycological resolution.

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Dental Marketing Isn’t a Laughing Matter (But Maybe it Should Be)

Dentistry Today

As a dentist, you obviously take the care and well-being of your patients seriously. There’s no doubt they appreciate that. In spite of that, however, have you noticed that the dental practices that run humorous advertising are the ones that seem to rake in all the new patients? You’re not imagining it. Humor in advertising is indeed one of the most effective marketing approaches (just watch the Super Bowl for evidence of that).