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Five People You Want on Your Side as a New Dentist

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Tara Abouhmahboub. When you become a dentist, navigating the job market can be a challenge, and you certainly don’t want to do it on your own. Top 5 People To Know When Starting Your Dental Career. Here are the five people you’ll definitely want to know when starting your career! Accountant.

Top 5 Google Ranking Factors for Your Dental Website in 2022

Oral Health Group

The post Top 5 Google Ranking Factors for Your Dental Website in 2022 appeared first on Oral Health Group. Blogs Practice management Search engine Websites blog Practice Management SEO website

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Is your onboarding throwing people overboard?

Dr. Bicuspid

Onboarding may sound like a term used by sailing enthusiasts, but it's actually a common term used by human resources professionals to describe the process of introducing new hires to the company and their role. It's also crucial for new dental team members, writes Dr. James V. Anderson.

EXOCAD INTRODUCES DENTALCAD 3.1 RIJEKA SOFTWARE WITH 45 NEW FEATURES FOR A SIMPLIFIED DESIGN JOURNEY

Dental News and Technology

New release saves design time and offers more intuitive workflows from CAD to CAM DARMSTADT, Germany , July 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- exocad, an Align Technology, Inc. company and a leading dental CAD/CAM software provider, today announced the release of DentalCAD 3.1

3 Types of Web Content Most Likely to Be Shared on Social Media

Clicc Media

It’s incredible to see just how effective social media has become in growing traffic to commercial websites. Sometimes all it takes is a group of followers with a large number of followers to begin seeing a huge increase in traffic to your site.

Sign-On or Stay-On Bonus?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. David Rice. The great resignation , team-turnover, call it what you will, is dentistry’s single greatest problem today and will continue to be for the next 1 to 1.5 years. With that, many practices have turned to sign-on bonuses in an attempt to attract top talent.

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Will more DSOs lead to more legal violations?

Dr. Bicuspid

The model of dental support organizations (DSO) and their increasing popularity may lead to more violations of the corporate practice of dentistry, according to a legal note published in the June issue of the DePaul Journal of Health Care Law.

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Dental Marketing: What’s In It For Me?

Med Rank Interactive

Anytime you choose a restaurant, healthcare provider, or service, there are factors that play into your decision. The practice’s reputation, signs, ads, and more entice you to choose their services. Marketing helps you decide “what’s in it for me” as you choose a product or service.

Charcoal Toothpaste: Does it Work?

The Super Dentists

Charcoal toothpaste, also referred to as “black toothpaste,” is a current trend marketed as a way to keep teeth clean and white without using harmful ingredients. It’s very popular among. Read More. The post Charcoal Toothpaste: Does it Work? appeared first on The Super Dentists. Dental Health

How dental schools are minimizing COVID-19 transmission

Dr. Bicuspid

At the end of 2019 as COVID-19 spread globally, the World Health Organization released infection control protocols to reduce the rate of infection.

Delta Dental Institute and AADOCR Announce New Oral Health Equity Research Award

Dental News and Technology

Legislation Seeks to Expand Dental Care to US Reserve Component Members

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The proposed Healthcare for our Troops Act (HR 3512) would expand both medical and dental benefits to reserve component members of the United States Armed Forces, which includes the Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Navy Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Air National Guard, Air Force Reserve, and Coast Guard Reserve.

Nicotine replacement therapy – oral side effects

The Dental Elf

This review of the evidence on possible association between locally delivered nicotine replacement therapy(NRT) and oral side effects included 28 RCTs. Most of the RCTs were at high risk of bias mainly because of allocation concealment concerns.

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I misdiagnosed my daughter with COVID hands

Dr. Bicuspid

A few months ago, Dr. Teresa Yang visited her daughter in Northern California. As mothers do, she took a silent inventory of her daughter. Was she eating enough? Did she look happy? Then she noticed her fingers.

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The use of augmented reality navigation technology in combination with endoscopic surgery for the treatment of an odontogenic cyst of the upper jaw: A technical report

Dental News and Technology

Imaging Sci Dent. 2022 Jun;52(2):225-230. doi: 10.5624/isd.20210256. Epub 2022 Mar 15.

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Dental Researchers Make Discovery Regarding Periodontal Diseases and Alzheimer Disease

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Researchers at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine have discovered a link between Fusobacterium nucleatum , a periodontal pathogen, and the progression of Alzheimer disease. They found that the pro-inflammatory F. nucleatum exacerbates the signs of the neurodegenerative disease.

Understanding Gum Disease: The Three Stages of Decay

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Did you know that gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults? 47% of adults aged 30 years and older have some form of periodontal disease. It’s a serious condition that can affect your oral health and overall wellbeing if left untreated.

Dentist convicted of breaking teeth sentenced to prison

Dr. Bicuspid

A Wisconsin dentist who reportedly used a drill to damage patients' teeth for insurance billing purposes was sentenced to 54 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $1 million in forfeiture, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Md.

Prevalence and extension of the anterior loop of the mental nerve in different populations and CBCT imaging settings: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

Imaging Sci Dent. 2022 Jun;52(2):141-153. doi: 10.5624/isd.20220001. Epub 2022 Apr 28.

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The CDC Recommends a New COVID-19 Vaccine Series

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a statement on July 20 recommending the addition of the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine series to the current armamentarium of immunizations against SARS-CoV-2 among individuals ages 18 and older.

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Salivary lactate dehydrogenase in oral and potential malignant disorders

The Dental Elf

In her first Dental Elf blog Iris Vaid looks at a review of salivary lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) as a potential diagnostic marker for oral cancer and oral potentially malignant disorders.

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TikTok's #Turkeyteeth trend causing major complications

Dr. Bicuspid

#Turkeyteeth is trending on social media platforms and taking a toll on thousands of people's dental well-being in the process. The trend, made popular by TV personality Katie Price and Jack Fincham of "Love Island" entails traveling abroad to Turkey to get discounted crowns.

Justin Shaw's impact on DDS Lab's production processes | Dispatch #6

Dentistry Blog

DDS Lab is proud to announce that Justin Shaw joined our team as Production Manager in April 2022. He oversees production at our Tampa facility — including the implant, porcelain, ortho, and removable departments and our digital scan and design team. What's New at DDS Lab The DDS Dispatch

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Discovery May Restrict Growth and Spread of Head and Neck Cancers

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Head and neck cancer stem cells (red) expressing the CD276 gene (green) are found in high proportions at the periphery of tumors; CD276 helps protect stem cells and interior tumor cells (blue) from the immune system’s cancer-fighting T cells.

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Single implant restorations – Immediate v non-immediate loading

The Dental Elf

This review of clinical outcomes for immediate and non-immediate (early or conventional) loading in single-implant restorations included 10 RCTs.

What dental professionals need to know about monkeypox

Dr. Bicuspid

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How is Laser Used in Root Canal Treatment?

Phoenix Endodontist

Popular culture often associates lasers with science-fiction weapons or real-life space exploration, but the technology can also be used inside the human body. At the Phoenix Endodontic Group, our endodontists frequently use laser-based tools to assist in root canal treatments.

New Clinical Trial Shows COVID-19 Vaccines Rapidly Lose Effectiveness

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A clinical trial funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases shows that while COVID-19 vaccines initially enable the body to produce high levels of antibodies to the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, this response decreases rapidly within 3 months.

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4 Insurance Coverages Dentists Should Have

The Big Brush

Insurance for dental practitioners is a top priority on the path to a successful, headache-free career. But what kind of insurance do dentists need, and what coverage levels should be considered? Disability Income Insurance Malpractice Insurance Tips

The science behind teeth whitening methods

Dr. Bicuspid

Patients are increasingly seeking dental esthetics, and teeth whitening procedures are a conservative means to improve dental esthetics. As patients become more aware of dental esthetics, there may be increased demand for esthetic procedures and an increase in outcome expectations.

Power of the Practice Growth Acceleration Call | A Valuable and Unbiased Perspective

Firegang

A Valuable and Unbiased Perspective. A few years ago, researchers asked the 75 members of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council to name the most important capability for leaders to develop. They all agreed the answer was self-awareness.

Supply Shortages Interfere With Community Water Fluoridation

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Officials in Dover, New Hampshire, had to cease the community’s water fluoridation program due to the lack of available sodium fluoride.

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White coat syndrome causes and risks

ASDA Blog

Around family and friends, people tend to be comfortable and relaxed. However, around doctors or anyone wearing a white coat, some patients experience a slight spike in their blood pressure, displaying the phenomenon known as white coat syndrome.

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10% of COVID-19 survivors may develop craniomandibular disorders

Dr. Bicuspid

Approximately 1 in 10 survivors of severe COVID-19 may develop craniomandibular disorders within six months following prolonged intubation, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

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Dental SEO Update: The Google My Business App Is GONE Forever!

My Social Practice

Dental SEO Update: You Now Use Google Maps & Search To Update Your Google Listing. What Happened To The GMB App? The Google My Business mobile app, which up until this week has been the way to update your Google business listing on your phone, has been removed and tossed into the garbage.

NIH Funds Research on Oral Effects of HIV

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Case Western University School of Dental Medicine $3.25 million to investigate the oral health effects of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). More than 30% of those with HIV develop oral complications, ranging from oral lesions to oral cancer.

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Checklist: 3 Skills You Can Learn Before Starting a Practice

The Big Brush

Dental school may not have taught you everything you need to know before opening your own practice: there are some essential business concepts to master before you start seeing patients and addressing their dental issues. Dental Practice Business Tips Grow Your Dental Practice Career Growth