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Dental Patient Communication: Learning to meet your patients where they are

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Savanah Craig. One of the biggest challenges I face while beginning my career in dentistry is patient communication. I have spent the last 4 years learning a whole new language of technical jargon to be able to communicate with my colleagues and read research articles.

What is a Good Social Engagement Rate in 2022?

Oral Health Group

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More patients presenting with orofacial pain

Dr. Bicuspid

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in the number of patients seeking treatment for new orofacial pain complaints and related symptoms, according to a study in the Journal of the American Dental Association.

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SmartMouth Continues to Innovate Oral Care with Launch of Mouth Sore Activated Mouthwash

Dental News and Technology

New offering is the only mouth sore rinse that can soothe oral irritation and prevent bad breath for 24 hours with just two rinses a day ST.

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Dental School

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Savanah Craig. Before “Day in the Life” Instagram posts, there wasn’t a lot of information about what being in Dental School was like. I had spent many hours shadowing dentists for my application, but none of them ever talked about their four years of school.

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New Research to Investigate Etiology of Early Childhood Caries Among Underrepresented Groups

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester in New York has received a $3.5 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to study the factors behind early childhood caries in minority groups.

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How 3D-printed resins stack up against traditional ones

Dr. Bicuspid

Occlusal splints made with 3D-printed resins appear to show similar biocompatibility to resins created using conventional methods, according to a new study published May 14 in the Journal of Dentistry. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Southern Calif. surgeons give patients jaw in a day.

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Is Dental Care Safe During Pregnancy?

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Dental care is an important part of overall health, and it’s especially important during pregnancy. Many women are concerned about the safety of dental care during pregnancy, but as long as you take a few precautions, dental care can be safe and beneficial for both you and your baby.

Private Practice Reveal Longevity of Root Canal Treatment

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Research from the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Dentistry that included data from more than 46,000 electronic health records found that 11 years is the average survival rate for teeth post-root canal treatment.

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Ultrasound gel: A slick way to keep surgery hair-free

Dr. Bicuspid

Applying ultrasound gel to a patient's hair prior to craniofacial or maxillofacial surgery can contain tresses and prevent hair from invading a surgical site, according to a short communication published on May 15 in Advances in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

The efficacy of probiotics in the management of intra-oral halitosis: a systematic review

Dental News and Technology

Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2022) details Abstract Objectives To evaluate the efficacy of probiotics in reducing halitosis of dental origin. Methods MEDLINE, EMBASE, and CENTRAL were searched up to and including June 2020. Randomised placebo-controlled, double-blinded clinical trials in systemically healthy adult patients who were given any form of probiotics to manage halitosis of dental origin were included.

Obstructive sleep apnea: What we know and how to treat it

ASDA Blog

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has a global prevalence of 9-38%, with cases in the United States estimated at around 54 million. Surprisingly, about 80% of OSA cases remain undiagnosed.

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Dental Hygiene Program Partners With Resettlement Agency to Help Afghan Refugees

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The Department of Dental Hygiene at Middlesex Community College in Lowell, Massachusetts, has partnered with the International Institute of New England to provide dental care to 32 children from Afghanistan.

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Possible COVID-19 exposures at CDA Presents

Dr. Bicuspid

Attendees at the 2022 California Dental Association's (CDA) CDA Presents the Art and Science of Dentistry meeting, which was held May 12-14 in Anaheim, CA, may have been exposed to COVID-19, according to a notice dated May 17 from the CDA.

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Dentrix System Maintenance on Friday, May 20

Dental News and Technology

Dear Henry Schein One Customer, We will be doing system maintenance Friday May 20, between 8pm-10pm MDT , and system checks that same night at 10pm - 2am MDT Saturday Morning. During this time, some applications may be unavailable. A list of possibly affected applications are listed below. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience. QuickBill Statements • eClaims • Insurance Manager • Kiosk • Eligibility Verifications Sincerely, Henry Schein One

Intrabony periodontal defects measurement

The Dental Elf

This review of the accuracy of clinical and radiographic measurements of infrabony periodontal defects inclded 10 studies reporting on 17 comparisons.

The Number of COVID-19-Related Deaths in the US Surpasses 1 Million

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

After 2½ years of grappling with a global pandemic, the United States has reached a sobering milestone: more than 1 million Americans are dead due to COVID-19. The 1 million mark was reached on May 16. Of those deaths, 75% were Americans age 65 and older.

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NY hygienists can give nitrous oxide, local anesthesia

Dr. Bicuspid

Dental hygienists in New York now can administer local infiltration anesthesia and nitrous oxide to patients while assisting dentists with all dental procedures, thanks to a bill that was recently signed into law.

On the biocompatibility of endodontic sealers

Dental News and Technology

Swiss Dent J. 2022 May 9; Abstract Periapical tissue may be exposed to root canal filling materials in consequence of root canal therapy. There is scant scientific data about the biocompatibility of root canal filling materials of various chemistry on the periapical area. This study aimed to investigate the effects of different root canal sealers and their eluates on human alveolar osteoblasts in terms of cell proliferation, adhesion, morphology and gene expression in vitro.

How Do You Get Google Dental Reviews?

YapiApp

Want Better Online Visibility? Get Google Dental Reviews. Getting positive dental reviews can improve your online visibility—a critical achievement in an increasingly competitive dental environment. ……… Having good online visibility is a powerful tool for your dental practice.

Maine Implements Virtual Dental Homes for At-Risk Children

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The Children’s Oral Health Network of Maine is launching virtual dental homes for children across the state who do not have access to dental services. Funded through a $650,000 federal grant, the program uses teledentistry to enable dentists to evaluate patients and create treatment plans.

How important is your team?

Dr. Bicuspid

How important is your team? They are the single most important factor in the success of most dental practices, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. But the formula for a winning team and practice has changed dramatically in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Root canal narrowing patterns of mandibular first premolars on panoramic radiographs according to the number of root canals diagnosed on cone beam computed tomographic images

Dental News and Technology

Odontology ( 2022) details Abstract Understanding the variations in root canal morphology is important for successful endodontic treatment. Mandibular first premolars have a single root in 98% of cases, and multiple root canals are found in approximately 20% of cases. However, the details of these characteristic findings in panoramic radiography and their diagnostic accuracy are unknown.

5 Real Opportunities for AI-Enabled Software in Your Dental Practice

Planet DDS

Technology creates many ways for us to differentiate our brands and offer patients the best experience in healthcare. Artificial intelligence (AI) won’t replace our skills in the operatory, but it’s guaranteed to increase our effectiveness.

SIU Carbondale Dental Hygiene Students Also Receive CDHC Certification

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The dental hygiene program at Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale is unique not only because it is the only school in the state to offer a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene, but also because the program includes the education required to earn the community dental health coordinator (CDHC) certification.

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Digital workflow speeds up implant-supported crowns

Dr. Bicuspid

Implant-supported crowns can be made in both fully and partially digital workflows. The occlusal adjustment and total adjustment times of the fully digital workflow, however, are significantly shorter than the partially digital workflow, according to a study in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.

LIGHTFORCE BRINGS ON FRANK QUINN AS CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER

Dental News and Technology

Former Align Executive Joins LightForce as CRO to Accelerate the Orthodontic Industry’s Transition to Fully Digital and Customization BURLINGTON, Mass. May 16, 2022) – LightForce, makers of the world’s only fully customizable 3D printed braces system, announced that Frank Quinn, former Vice President and General Manager of US Commercial at Align Technology, has joined the LightForce team as their Chief Revenue Officer.

Direct or indirect composite resin restorations on endodontically treated posterior teeth?

The Dental Elf

This review comparing direct and indirect restoration of endodontically treated posterior teeth included 22 studies. None of the included studies was considered to be at low risk of bias and only 2 RCTs were included.

Cosmetic Dentistry Vacaville: What to Do for Severely Stained Teeth

Vacaville Dental Professionals

Everyone has slightly yellow tints to their teeth. On top of that, staining occurs naturally as part of the aging process. You can help prevent severe tooth discoloration by making good dietary choices, practicing good oral hygiene, and scheduling routine preventive dental appointments.

Cancer drug may have delayed man's oral surgery healing

Dr. Bicuspid

A medication used to treat cancer may have prevented a 58-year-old man from healing following an oral surgery procedure, according to a case report published May 11 in the Journal of the American Dental Association.

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Rare Monkeypox Found in the United States

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A case of monkeypox, a rare infectious disease caused by the monkeypox virus, has been reported in a Massachusetts resident who had recently traveled to Canada.

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Multimedia for recruitment in adolescent orthodontic research

The Dental Elf

Aoife McDougall and Carly Ross look at this trail comparing multimedia websites & printed information for their quality,ease of understanding, and impact on decision making in adolescents.

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Things To Consider Before Your teenager Receives Porcelain Veneers in Blackburn

Healthy Smiles

Many teenagers are self-conscious of their smiles to the point where they are considering porcelain veneers for a smile makeover.

Which gender has the best oral hygiene habits?

Dr. Bicuspid

Which gender has the best oral hygiene habits? In the U.S., women exhibit better oral hygiene behaviors, including proactively visiting the dentist, than men, according to a study published May 8 in the Journal of Dentistry.

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SEO Dental Tip: How To Choose Your Primary Category In GMB

My Social Practice

Important SEO Dental Tip: How To Choose Your Primary Category & Service Areas. One of the most effective ways to increase your new patient phone calls is through SEO for dentists. Local SEO will help your Google listing rank higher in the Google map.

How To Get FIVE-STAR Practice Reviews Online – and LOTS of Them!!

Coaches Corner

How to Get FIVE-STAR Practice Reviews Online – and LOTS of Them!! When potential patients search for a dentist online, whether they were referred to you or just looking for “dentist near me,” the first thing they will look at is your reviews.

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[PODCAST] You’re 9x more likely to die of disease if you d.

The Super Dentists

[link] Did you know that you’re 9x more likely to die of Covid if you have gum disease. And half the population actually has gum disease they just don’t know. Read More. The post [PODCAST] You’re 9x more likely to die of disease if you d. appeared first on The Super Dentists. In The News

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