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3 Simple Steps to Bring in New Patients With Dental Office Social Media

My Social Practice

Dental Office Social Media Will Help Find Patients. Dental office social media is an excellent way to break the ice with new patients and help them overcome dental anxiety. Your practice’s dental office social media presence is an integral part of how new and potential patients get to know you.

ADA TV – Your Waiting Room Superhero!

We Speak Dental

Your New Superhero! – ADA TV, the Greatest in Waiting Room Tech. What if the dental patients in your waiting room did more than just wait?

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Dental Practice Made Simple: Use Opening and Closing Checklists

Dr. Bicuspid

One way to simplify running a dental practice is to have checklists for opening and closing the day, advises Dr. Roger P. Levin in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple. These checklists help practices start the day organized and set the next day up for success.

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How to become a dental hygienist

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Megen Elliott, MS-OCL, RDH, CDA. Becoming a dental hygienist is a rewarding, challenging, and exciting adventure. If you’re considering a career in dental hygiene, keep reading my guide on how to become a dental hygienist or forward it to a friend who is considering a career change!

onDiem’s Digital ID Service Helps Practices and Employees Maintain Compliance With New State COVID-19 Mandates

Dental News and Technology

PORTLAND, Oregon — As the federal government debates COVID-19 vaccination mandates on a national level, six states have forged ahead with their own complex mandates, leaving health care facility owners, employers, and workers scrambling to understand how to both verify and track necessary documents to maintain compliance.

Quality Takes Time: Corners You Should Never Cut When Launching a New Website

Oral Health Group

You have seen advertisements for template-based website builders that promise you can create and publish a site in minutes. Maybe you found a designer or marketing company that promises an online presence within a week or two.

Mouthguards may improve athletes' physical performance

Dr. Bicuspid

Wearing mouthguards may do more than protect athletes' teeth. Athletes who wear mandible-controlled mouthguards may experience enhanced physical performance, according to a new study published November 5 in the journal Injury.

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Clinical and microbiological effects of ultrasonically activated irrigation versus syringe irrigation during endodontic treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials

Dental News and Technology

Odontology ( 2021 ) Cite this article details Abstract This study aimed to systematically review clinical and microbiology-related effects of ultrasonically activated irrigation (UAI) compared to syringe irrigation (SI) during endodontic treatment.

Creating a community of smiles

ASDA Blog

ASDA believes giving back to our communities is a key part of the dental student experience and as future dental practitioners. Over the next three weeks, we’re going to explore how dental students are making a significant impact in their local communities.

3 major trends discussed at the 2021 DTA meeting

Dr. Bicuspid

SAN DIEGO - Dentistry's movers and shakers came together in San Diego to discuss the present and future of dentistry at the 2021 Dental Trade Alliance (DTA) meeting. The conversation focused on major industry trends, including pandemic recovery, Medicare, and dental service organizations.

Dental Providers in Medicare/Medicaid Settings Must Be Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The United States Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that all employees of healthcare facilities that accept payment from Medicare and/or Medicaid—including oral health professionals—must be vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 4, 2022. There is no option for testing.

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Comparison of the bleaching efficacy of different agents used for internal bleaching – a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

Journal of Endodontics Published: November 08, 2021 DOI: [link] Abstract Introduction Aim was to analyze and compare the efficacy of different bleaching agents typically used for internal bleaching of endodontically-treated discolored teeth.

Smart Dental Social Media Marketing in 2022

My Social Practice

Dental Social Media Marketing in 2022. Here’s something you hear a lot now-a-days: “You need to be using dental social media marketing in your practice.”. What does that really mean? Why are dentists supposed to rely so much on dental social media marketing?

Trial to explore fluoridated bottled water for caries prevention

Dr. Bicuspid

Can the addition of fluoride to bottled water prevent tooth decay? That question will be studied by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry in a multiyear clinical trial.

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US Increases Its Order of the Merck COVID-19 Antiviral Pill

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The United States government committed to purchasing 1.7 million doses of molnupiravir—the Merck antiviral medication for COVID-19—in June, and has since increased its order by 1.4 million doses.

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Wearability and preference of mouthguard during sport in patients undergoing orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances: a randomized clinical trial

Dental News and Technology

Eur J Orthod. 2021 Nov 8;cjab062. doi: 10.1093/ejo/cjab062. Online ahead of print. Abstract Background: Orthodontic patients wearing fixed appliances are susceptible to traumatic dental injuries during a wide range of sporting activities.

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Extraordinary Social Media Content For Dentists Is About Connection

My Social Practice

Caption Ideas: Social Media Content For Dentists. When you’re thinking about finding new patients using social media for dentists it’s important to remember that the result should build relationships with your community online. It’s not a sales medium.

Dental Dose: The hidden risk of opioids with acetaminophen

Dr. Bicuspid

Acetaminophen is one of the safest drugs in dentistry. Opioids are among the riskiest. Put them together, and you have an effective pain reliever that comes with one side effect you may not think about. Tom Viola, RPh, shares what you need to know in the latest episode of Dental Dose.

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Social media’s impact on dental inequality

ASDA Blog

Long before Photoshop and Instagram filters, ancient civilizations enhanced their smiles the old-fashioned way.

Association between primary headaches and temporomandibular disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

J Am Dent Assoc. 2021 Oct 11;S0002-8177(21)00479-7. Online ahead of print.

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Pay Attention To These Brilliant Social Media Dental Marketing Trends

My Social Practice

Social Media Dental Marketing Trends To Pay Attention To. Whether you are an orthodontist, dentist, endodontist, or periodontist, it is vital that you stay up-to-date on the latest social media dental marketing trends of 2020 in order to grow your practice.

Will automation, rising costs make dental labs obsolete?

Dr. Bicuspid

A labor shortage, rising costs, and increasing automation are leading to big changes in the dental lab industry. Dr. Teresa Yang summarized how these trends are affecting dental labs and what smaller labs can do to compete in the modern era.

Federal Safety Standard Closes the Gap in Eyewear Protection

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 2,000 US workers sustain a job-related eye injury each day that requires medical treatment.

5 Dental Imaging Best Practices to Improve Diagnostic Accuracy

Planet DDS

Some patients may wonder how one dentist could recommend one procedure, while another might recommend a different one or maybe none at all. How could there be such differences? As a dentist, you understand that you and your peers have varying degrees of experience and treatment philosophies.

Cosmetic Dentistry: Why More Patients Are Investing in Oral Health Esthetics

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. There are many reasons why cosmetic dentistry is growing in popularity, from the very real pressure to look one’s best in the age of social media to increased awareness about the importance of oral health for overall health.

The military is the heart of this oral surgeon's family

Dr. Bicuspid

In remembrance of Veterans Day, oral surgeon Dr. Peter M. Tan, colonel, U.S. Army, retired, reflects on how the military has shaped his family. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Dentist highlights free dental care for military families.

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Presence of Gene Increases Risk of Severe COVID-19 Illness

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

One of the most significant unanswered questions of the global pandemic is why some people experience mild symptoms while others become seriously ill and even die. The answer may be in our genes.

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Help Your Patients Maximize Their Dental Insurance Benefits Before 2022

Planet DDS

Now is the perfect time to help your patients take full advantage of their end-of-year dental benefits. With many insurance plans having a “use it or lose it” policy, you can help your patients by reminding them of expiring benefits as we approach the end of the year.

3 Fun Dental Facebook Posts For Dentists

My Social Practice

3 Creative Ideas For Fun Dental Facebook Posts. Why would anyone follow their dentist on Facebook?”. For practices approaching dental Facebook post ideas for the first time, this is a question that often comes up. At first glance, teeth might not seem like the most interesting topic.

Dental community needs to be aware of long COVID

Dr. Bicuspid

Some people who recover from an initial COVID-19 infection develop long-lasting symptoms, a syndrome known as long COVID. More providers, including dental professionals, need to better understand this condition, according to a study in the Journal of the American Dental Association.

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Therapeutic Rinses May Help Curb Transmission of SARS-CoV-2

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

While therapeutic mouthrinse is often prescribed to help control oral biofilm and for other preventive uses, researchers continue to investigate whether such rinses may reduce or help neutralize SARS-CoV-2 in the oral cavity.

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The Complete Guide: What to Know in a Dental Emergency

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

It is a scary experience when you a dental emergency. But don’t fret! There are many things you can do to save knocked-out teeth and maintain good oral health. Here, we will discuss the most common and effective ways of saving knocked-out teeth. What is a Dental Emergency?

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Prime Example Of Effective Dental Social Media Advertising From Contemporary Dentistry

My Social Practice

Prime Example Of Effective Dental Social Media Advertising From Contemporary Dentistry. Becoming a true social practice requires a change in your team’s mindset. Some dental practices think that dental social media advertising is about selling, but it’s not.

Build trust into your hiring system

Dr. Bicuspid

Front-line healthcare workers, including dental personnel, may question whether they are safe at work. Dr. James V. Anderson offers four tips to integrate trust in practice safety systems into the hiring process.

COVID-19 Treatment Once Administered Via Infusion Is Now Available as Injection

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

An antibody COVID-19 medication, Sotrovimab—created by GSK and Vir—that originally required administration via infusion can now be given as an intramuscular injection, significantly improving its ease of use.

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Facts About Dental Implant Recovery Process in Blackburn

Healthy Smiles

Most people as a more stable solution for their smiles. The process of acquiring dental implants takes several months, but the results will be well worth it!

Leverage Dental Influencer Marketing To Increase Referrals

My Social Practice

? ? ? ? ? ?. Grow Your Practice With A Dental Influencer. In this clip from DDMC , dental influencer marketing expert Jennilyn Talbot reveals the best way to utilize dental Instagram marketing to grow word of mouth for your dental business!