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Streamline and Simplify Your Processes So You Can Focus on Patient Care

Planet DDS

By Kirk Sweigard, Vice President, Strategic Partners & Associations for CareCredit.

How Artificial Intelligence is Propelling Forward-Thinking Dentists Out of the Pandemic Slump

Oral Health Group

More than a year into the global spread of COVID-19, the pandemic continues to affect businesses across the globe.

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Keys to Effective Social Media for Dentists: Five Things to Do on a Regular Basis

Best Online Marketing Companies for Dentists

Now that you’ve learned the basics of social media for dentists, it’s time to consider a deeper dive into some strategy.

Best practices bring positive results

Dr. Bicuspid

Have you ever wondered why a particular day in the office was better than any other day that week? It's not just a fluke. Dr. James Anderson breaks down the steps to help you have more "best practice" days in your office.

How to Avoid Fluoride

Ask The Dentist

Oral health is about so much more than cavities. It is linked to our overall health, and there are ties between a lack of oral health and chronic health struggles later in life. Fluoride is a controversial topic, and in today’s episode, Dr. B talks about this prevalent neurotoxin.

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COVID-19 and Periodontitis: A Reality to Live with

Dental News and Technology

J Contemp Dent Pract. 2020 Dec 1;21(12):1398-1403. Abstract Background: Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) is a r ecent pandemic that is advancing at a r apid r ate. The future course of the disease includes severe r espiratory infection and also leads to death if unattended.

How to give a painless AMSA dental nerve block

Dentistry Gone Digital

David Rice, the founder of IgniteDDS, is here today to give some advice that will help every dental practice form a better relationship with its patients. Giving a painless AMSA nerve block is paramount in any esthetic case. It’s also a major efficiency win in treating multiple anterior teeth.

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New E-Course coming! How to calculate dental practice overhead.

Bookkeeping For Dentists

If you're one of the many dentists I've talked to over the years who have no idea what your financial reports are telling you, don't feel bad about it. You're not meant to be an accountant. You are a dentist and being a dentist is how you make serious money.

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Evaluating the effect of Clinpro Tooth Crème on remineralization of pre-carious White Spot Lesions in anterior primary teeth: Randomized controlled clinical trial

Dental News and Technology

Pediatric Dental Journal Available online 24 April 2021 Abstract Background New direction in dentistry has been developed to increase the minimal-invasive approach, especially in younger children.

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Zirconia: What your dental lab isn’t telling you

Dentistry Gone Digital

You know what I love about my dental lab? They speak the truth, the whole truth, and everything around the truth. Thank you, Bonadent ! I was reminded of that just last week as I spoke at Ivoclar Vivadent ’s Innovation Tour stop in Houston, Texas, on “Biomaterials: The state of the union.”.

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6 strategies to up your leadership game

Dr. Bicuspid

Douglas MacArthur, one of the most distinguished U.S. military leaders, was not a dentist and never led a dental practice. But when consultants who coach dental professionals on how to make practices thrive think about leadership, many think of a quote attributed to MacArthur.

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New E-Course coming! How to calculate dental practice overhead.

Bookkeeping For Dentists

If you're one of the many dentists I've talked to over the years who have no idea what your financial reports are telling you, don't feel bad about it. You're not meant to be an accountant. You are a dentist and being a dentist is how you make serious money.

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Human dental pulp stem cell responses to different dental pulp capping materials

Dental News and Technology

BMC Oral Health volume 21 , Article number: 209 ( 2021 ) Abstract Background Direct pulp capping is a vital pulp therapy for a pin-point dental pulp exposure. Applying a pulp capping material leads to the formation of a dentin bridge and protects pulp vitality.

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Practical Tips For Paying Off Your Dental School Debt

Oral Health Group

When you do a search online for the highest paid jobs in the healthcare industry, you’ll see that dentists almost always make it to the top five, even the top three. Even lower-tier dental jobs pay nicely.

'We all have magic inside': How to get out of your rut

Dr. Bicuspid

We all have magic within us, noted Shari Becker, RDA, a presenter at the California Dental Association's CDA Presents virtual meeting.

Oral Health in a Covid World

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Webinar Registration – Zoom. Hello My Friends, Please join me today as I speak with Bridgit Danner, Functional Health Coach and Detox Expert. We will talk about all things oral health. Tools, tips and techniques that will help you stay healthy in this crazy Covid world.

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Dental biofilm of symptomatic COVID-19 patients harbors SARS-CoV-2

Dental News and Technology

J Clin Periodontol. 2021 Apr 25. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.13471. Online ahead of print. Abstract Aims: SARS-CoV-2 RNA has been recovered from different sites in the human body, including the mouth.

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Study Suggests Saliva Is Not the Culprit in Transmitting SARS-CoV-2 Via Dental Aerosols

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Researchers from The Ohio State University (OSU) School of Dentistry took a close look at the origin of bacteria and viruses in dental aerosols in their article, “Sources of SARS-CoV-2 and Other Microorganisms in Dental Aerosols.”

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Risky business: Steps to manage risk in your practice

Dr. Bicuspid

Protecting your practice from risky patients is like putting on your seat belt in the car, according to Dr. Ruchi Sahota and attorney Arthur Curley. The two presenters will speak about how to manage risk on May 15 and 16 at the California Dental Association's CDA Presents virtual meeting.

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Think Direct Mail Is Old Fashioned? Think Again.

Patient News

Doesn’t it bug you that consumers PERCEIVE that all dentists offer the same thing? It’s totally just a perception, we all know it, and it’s one of the most bothersome things dentists and dental teams deal with.

Making It Perfect! Adjusting and Cutting Through Zirconia Crowns

Dental News and Technology

Come join me for this webinar and earn 1 CE. Click here to sign up Making It Perfect! Adjusting and Cutting Through Zirconia Crown Adjusting and cutting into Zirconia crowns should be a simple process but little mistakes can give catastrophic results.

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Keeping Your Patients Comfortable

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Proficiency in local anesthetic injections can be learned in part through education and literature, but experience is equally important. Daniil Dubov / iStock / Getty Images Plus. False. Correct! Wrong!

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Do you know all there is to know about teeth whitening?

Dr. Bicuspid

Hydrogen peroxide can whiten teeth safely and effectively, with its only major setback being short-term sensitivity in some patients, according to a May 13 session at the California Dental Association's Art and Science of Dentistry virtual convention.

Would Your Smile Benefit from KöR Whitening?

Gilreath Dental

One of the most powerful assets you have is your smile. Its appearance can make a big difference in how you feel about yourself as well as how others perceive you. One of the quickest ways you can improve your smile is though professional whitening.

5 minutes a day: Meditating and journaling to help navigate the dental school application cycle

ASDA Blog

Between balancing coursework, preparing dental school applications and maintaining a social life, it’s inevitable to not feel overwhelmed or stressed. The pandemic has exacerbated challenges with our physical health, while also amplifying many academic, mental and social challenges.

Bone Replacement Protocol Successfully Treats Children With Jaw Tumors

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A study published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery reports that a procedure consisting of removing a tumor from a patient’s jaw, followed by immediate jaw reconstruction using viable bone from the patient’s leg, can treat mandibular tumors with few complications in children. .

Forget full crowns: CAD/CAM for conservative restorations

Dr. Bicuspid

CAD/CAM, tooth-colored materials, and improved bonding technologies are allowing dentists more options than ever for placing minimally invasive posterior restorations. Dr. Steven Gold will address this very topic in his presentation at the California Dental Association spring meeting.

Top 5 Advantages of a Fully Integrated Ortho Module

Planet DDS

Does your group or solo practice offer orthodontic treatment? If so, you’ve come to the right place.

National Dental Care Month: Maintaining a Healthy Smile

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

May is National Dental Care Month. Created by a dentist who wanted to make sure healthy habits were at the forefront of people’s brains, this month is to remind you just how important it is to care for your teeth. Here is what National Dental Care month is here to do. .

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Small Percentage of Asymptomatic College Students Posed the Highest Risk for SARS-CoV-2 Transmission

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Colleges and universities are some of the few places that regularly tested their entire populations for COVID-19, providing a rich source for data mining.

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Sibling-guided method used to capture 3D shape of faces

Dr. Bicuspid

Researchers used facial similarities in siblings to help develop a new way to capture the 3D shape of a human face in a study published on May 13 in PLOS Genetics. The findings could pave the way for advancements in development biology, medical genetics, and forensic sciences.

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Increase Your Dental Practice Production by Implementing Online Scheduling

Planet DDS

Could your dental practice production be a timing issue? Thanks to technology the answer could be “yes!” And it’s related to increasing production using online scheduling.

4 Tips for Building A Successful Hygiene Team

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. Today’s dental hygienists account for, on average, 30% of a practice’s revenue. They’re armed with the skills and competencies that can ultimately enhance a practice’s reputation when it comes to prevention and treatment.

Children Living in Rural America Less Likely to Receive Preventive Dental Care

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A study led by an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina and the University of South Carolina has found children living in rural areas are less likely to receive preventive dental care than urban children.

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Book excerpt: The Patient First Manifesto

Dr. Bicuspid

Empathy, at first glance, seems like the benchmark we should all shoot for. But is that really the case? Dr. Bryan Laskin breaks down this moral quandary in an excerpt from his new book, The Patient First Manifesto.

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Adjust Your Diet to Accommodate TMD to Maximize Nutrition

Cherokee Dental Professionals

Eating is one of the pleasures — and necessities — of life, but people who suffer from temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) may find eating no pleasure at all — and. Oral Health oral health tmj disorders nutrition

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Unsolicited Yet Very Important Advice

Coaches Corner

Get some unsolicited yet very important advice. Kevin Kelly, among other things, is the co-founder of Wired Magazine and an extremely successful tech entrepreneur. He’s also so wise that no other than Seth Godin proclaimed “he’s from the future!”