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Making The Most Out of Your Dental Shadowing Sessions!

Oral Health Group

Once you get approval on your job shadow request from your desired dentist professional, there’s no time to sit back and relax. It’s time you prep yourself on how you will be making the most out of your dental shadowing … The post Making The Most Out of Your Dental Shadowing Sessions!

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Dicom Systems Sees Substantial Growth Exceeding Company Milestones with Over 46 billion Medical Images Processed Annually Transforming imaging workflows and the backend infrastructure supporting them, ensuring health data are fully integrated, secured, encrypted, and instantly accessible across health systems, medical groups, teleradiology groups, imaging centers, and providers

Dental News and Technology

CAMPBELL, Calif., 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Dicom Systems, a leader in enterprise imaging solutions that simplify workflows and interoperability, announced today that over 46 billion medical images pass through the Dicom Systems Unifier platform annually, marking this significant company milestone.

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The Difficulty With Treatment Planning

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Savanah Craig. Treatment planning is one of the most difficult parts of my job as a new dentist. Often, I am meeting a patient for the first time and trying to access the problems that need to be addressed and learn about their desires all in an hour-long appointment.

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Increase Your Cash Flow NOW – Ten Ways for 2023

Coaches Corner

Ready to improve your cash flow and decrease your overhead in 2023? On today’s episode of The Dental Practice Fixers dental podcast for dentists, we’ll reveal ten things you can do right now to get 2023 off to a great start. And then, four mystery shopper calls – four bad results.

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COVID-19 Stress and Lack of Exercise Wreak Havoc on Oral Health Quality of Life

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

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Survival Rate of 3-unit Fixed Partial Dentures Replacing First Molars: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Dental News and Technology

Bull Tokyo Dent Coll. 2022 Nov 15. doi: 10.2209/tdcpublication.2022-0009. Online ahead of print. Abstract Fixed partial dentures (FPDs) made of 12% Au-Pd alloy are covered under Japan's national health insurance system. The survival rate of such 3-unit fixed FPDs remains unknown, however.

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What is Toxic Positivity and How to Avoid It

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Sharon Dolak. Do you notice that as soon as you walk into the office you are ON? Like someone pushed a button in your head that said, “OK, you are to have no emotions, no needs and you are to be positive, energetic, smile, and bright ALL DAY LONG.”.

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Georgia State to Open Cutting-Edge Dental Hygiene Clinic

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Georgia State University in Dunwoody recently broke ground on a $6.3 million dental hygiene clinic, which will enable dental hygiene students to train using the latest equipment while also providing nearby residents with access to dental care.

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Gum health and quality of life—subjective experiences from across the gum health-disease continuum in adults

Dental News and Technology

Published: 18 November 2022 BMC Oral Health volume 22, Article number: 512 (2022) Cite this article Abstract Background There has been a lack of qualitative work investigating the effects of the wide range of gum-related symptoms, and the perceived everyday impacts associated with these including on quality of life.

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Leverage our 30 years of dental marketing know-how

Patient News

1993 – 2023 2023 marks 30 years that Patient NEWS® has been helping dentists stand out and grow. THIRTY YEARS! You would never guess it when you look at Wayne Lavery, CEO, and Karen Galley, President.

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Air polishing in supportive periodontal treatment

The Dental Elf

This review comparing of air polishing devices with conventional periodontal therapy (hand instrumentation and/or ultrasonic debridement), in patients undergoing periodontal maintenance therapy included 14 RCTs.

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Supporting Periodontal Maintenance With Power Instrumentation

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Effective biofilm removal is integral to the long-term success of implant therapy. Ultrasonic instrumentation can help clinicians maximize scaling and root planing results as part of a comprehensive periodontal maintenance regimen.

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Comparison between flapless-guided and conventional surgery for implant placement: a 12-month randomized clinical trial

Dental News and Technology

Research Published: 19 November 2022 Clinical Oral Investigations (2022)Cite this article Abstract Objectives The study was aimed at comparing implants installed with guided and conventional surgery.

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Don’t Let Sensitive Teeth Ruin Your Holiday Season

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

The holiday season is a time of joy and happiness, but for people with sensitive teeth, it can be a time of pain and misery. If you are one of those people, don’t worry – we have some tips for you! In this blog post, we will discuss the best treatments for tooth sensitivity.

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Omega-3 fatty acids as an adjunct to non-surgical periodontal therapy

The Dental Elf

This review assessing the adjunctive effect of omega-3 (?-3) 3) fatty acids and non-surgical periodontal therapy (SRP)on probing pocket depth (PPD) and the clinical attachment level (CAL) included 10 RCTs. The findings suggest that adjunctive ?-3 3 fatty acids provides a 0.39

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China’s Zero-COVID Policy Angers Citizens

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

While most of the world has returned to business as usual as the urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic has waned, China has stuck to its zero-COVID policy. Now its citizens have had enough.

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Learn Composite Dentistry at the Center for Esthetic Excellence in Chicago Announcing the 2023 Continuing Education Lectures and Hands-on Workshops

Dental News and Technology

The Center for Esthetic Excellence (CEE) has scheduled a lecture and hands-on workshop entitled “The Three P’s of Composite: Potential, Predictability and Profitability” presented by Dr. Buddy Mopper, Thursday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m., June 8 - 9, 2023 at 401 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. This two-day comprehensive hands-on program is a must-take for anyone wanting to learn how to easily achieve perfection with free hand bonding.

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Charlotte Dentist Explains the Long-Term Benefits of Dental Sealants

Modern Family Dental

No one wants to start a new year off with a cavity. One of the fabulous gifts you can give yourself this season is good oral health. As we move into the holiday season, we often find ourselves chowing down on even more rich, decadent, and sweet foods than usual.

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Sedation Dentistry For Dental Anxiety And Phobias

Gilreath Dental

During dental operations, sedation dentistry ensures that you will feel no discomfort. This supplement can benefit people who experience dental anxiety or are undergoing extensive treatment.

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Infections From Dental Waterlines Prompt Federal Health Advisory

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Recent outbreaks of nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) infections highlight the importance of maintaining and monitoring dental unit waterlines (DUWLs) in accordance with recommended infection prevention practices.

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Top 10 Dental Tips For the Holidays

Hardin Dental

A bright and confident smile is essential during holiday time. You’ll be meeting and greeting friends and loved ones and making appearances in countless photos and videos. Here are our top ten holiday dental tips so you can put your best face forward! Maintain a good oral hygiene routine.

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What Can You Eat After Wisdom Teeth Removal In Blackburn?

Healthy Smiles

Most people have four wisdom teeth. However, your wisdom teeth may develop at weird angles or partially emerge due to the limited space in the back of your mouth, referred to as impacted wisdom teeth. Various issues might result from impacted wisdom teeth.

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How to determine the best crown and bridge material for your patient’s implant case?

Dentistry Blog

Dental crowns and bridges are two forms of dentistry used to repair damaged teeth or replace teeth that have been lost secondary to caries, trauma, periodontal disease, etc. For patients, regaining function and improving aesthetics are often prerequisites for dental implant treatment.

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NIH Grant to Fund Investigation of Middle School Sealant Programs

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The success of school-based dental clinics in improving vulnerable children’s oral health is supported by robust evidence. However, these clinics almost always serve elementary school-age kids.

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How Much Does It Cost to Start a Dental Practice?

The Big Brush

One of the most common questions surrounding opening a dental practice is: how much does this process cost? Dental Practice Business Tips Grow Your Dental Practice

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What Are the Best Sugar Alternatives for Children?

Polkadot Dental

We all know children and sugar could be best friends if we let them. It’s a rare thing to find a kid who doesn’t love candy and snacking sweet foods like cookies, ice cream, gummies, etcetera. They just love them. But this is something we can call a toxic friendship.

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2023 Planning – 4 Numbers to Know

Best Online Marketing Companies for Dentists

This is a cool time of the year. We get to be thankful, joyous, merry and bright. We get to sing along, drink eggnog, give gifts and light candles. At the same time, we are supposed to be planning for a happy and prosperous new year. How is that going to happen? Those are the questions I started to ponder after recovering from my turkey coma on Black Friday. Being in the technology business, I did not have to shop. We do that on Cyber Monday. As a result, I had time to think and nap.

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Penn Focuses on Improving Access to Care for Those With Disabilities

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The University of Pennsylvania (Penn) School of Dental Medicine’s Care Center for Persons with Disabilities in Philadelphia has made great strides in improving access to care for individuals with disabilities since it opened in 2021.

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Factors That Impact the Cost of Disability Income Insurance

The Big Brush

Disability income insurance protects your ability to earn a living in the event of an injury or illness. Since this insurance protects your livelihood, it’s important to ensure you have a policy that is customized to your specific needs. Disability Income Insurance insurance

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AMD Lasers has Special Pricing During Cyber Week!

Denticle

Over the years I've worked with AMD Lasers quite a bit, both with the products and the company. I've found their products to be reliable and best of all. affordable. As anyone in dentistry will tell you, the cost of equipment can be a serious impediment to adoption.

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Practice-based clinical research: Universal resin cements solve majority of traditional issues

3M

The post Practice-based clinical research: Universal resin cements solve majority of traditional issues appeared first on 3M Dental Blog. EMEA (ONLY) Homepage Featured - EMEA Material Selection Why Science Matters Direct Restorations

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Therapy Dog Sports a Beautiful and Healthy Smile

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Scarlett, a working therapy dog in the Upper West Side of New York City, is always ready for her next gig with a beautiful smile and no “doggy breath,” thanks to her owner who is a dentist.

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Dental Assistant Performance Reviews: What Should You Include?

The Big Brush

No matter the size of your practice, dental assistant performance reviews play a large role in the growth and success of your team. Here are some ways to establish consistent evaluations to help improve your practice: Dental Practice Business Tips HR Guide

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General Motor OnStar Partners with NORAD to Track Santa

Denticle

I will have more info on NORAD Tracks Santa as Christmas Eve approaches, but since today is really the beginning of the Christmas Season I thought I would make today's post about. OnStar's partnership in that endeavour.

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Instafloss Water Flosser Features 12 Jets

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Instafloss (754-307-6152; instafloss.com ) is a water flosser with 12 simultaneous jets that provides a complete water floss in 10 seconds.

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Medicare and Medicaid Services Expansion Includes Dental Care

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Through its Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is expanding access to dental care, cancer screening and behavioral healthcare.

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The Number of Data Breaches in Healthcare Doubled in Three Years.

Denticle

I happened to come across an article recently on the website Bankinfosecurity.com that dealt with the continuing problem of data breaches in healthcare. Due to the amount of computing infrastructure in healthcare, combined with the NEED for fast access to data to save lives, that sector of the market is a big target for cyber criminals. What I get upset about is the aspect that criminals mucking around in hospital networks could very easy cause loss of life.