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Can You STILL Be Happy in Private Practice?

Dental Peers

It is always interesting to observe how perspectives change from one generation to the next. While consulting with a dentist in Ottawa approximately 10 years ago, a 4 th -year dental student dropped by.

Tips to Keep Your Dental Patients Happy & Loyal

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Anais. Currently, in the U.S., there are over 200,000 active dentists , and about 60% of Americans visit a dental office at least once a year. With that much competition, you may wonder how your dental practice can retain patients, especially happy and loyal ones.

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Assessment of Anterior Loop of Inferior Alveolar Nerve – A Cone Beam Computed Tomography Study

Dental News and Technology

Suneetha JS, Samatha Y, Kiran AR, Naik NP, Kumar BN, Anoop G. Assessment of Anterior Loop of Inferior Alveolar Nerve – A Cone Beam Computed Tomography Study.

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Can You STILL Be Happy in Private Practice?

Oral Health Group

It is always interesting to observe how perspectives change from one generation to the next. While consulting with a dentist in Ottawa approximately 10 years ago, a 4th-year dental student dropped by.

University at Buffalo Programs Endeavor to Increase Diversity Among Dental Providers

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Dental Medicine offers two programs to encourage underrepresented students to consider careers in dentistry.

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Posterior Open Bites, What Does it Mean?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Jeffrey W. Horowitz, DMD, FAGD, D-ABDSM, D-ASBA. Have you ever run into posterior open bites during your time as a dentist? Here is a case study on my experience with it. Posterior Open Bites: Case Study.

Brushing effect on the retentive force of retentive inserts in three denture attachments: An in vitro study

Dental News and Technology

Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry Published: August 05, 2022 DOI: [link] Abstract Statement of problem Daily denture brushing results in wear on implant-retained overdenture attachments. However, studies on the remaining denture attachment retention after brushing are lacking.

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Dental technology success story: From zero patients to full capacity in two years

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Read Time: 7 Minute, 10 Second. Mohamed M. Ali, DDS, journeyed far to practice dentistry in Minneapolis. He grew up in Mogadishu, Somalia, and emigrated to the United States about 16 years ago, living for a short time in Texas before moving to Minneapolis.

Pre-treatment mouthwash to reduce patient to dentist infections

The Dental Elf

This Cochrane review of the effects of preprocedural mouth rinses used in dental clinics to minimise incidence of infection in dental healthcare providers included 17 RCTs.

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The relationship of masseter muscle thickness with face morphology and parafunctional habits: AN ultrasound study

Dental News and Technology

Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2022 Aug 4;20220166. doi: 10.1259/dmfr.20220166. Online ahead of print.

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Addressing Peri-Implantitis

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

SUBSCRIBE TO THE PERIO UPDATE NEWSLETTER HERE. While implant therapy is well-known for its safety and efficacy, not all implants flourish.

6 Imaging Features To Boost Your Practice – Part 2: Why Apteryx Series

Planet DDS

We understand how stressful it is choosing an imaging software. When researching imaging solutions, it’s important to compare several factors—product features being one of them.

The 7-Day Guide to Whiter Teeth

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Are you self-conscious about your teeth whiteness? Do you avoid smiling in pictures or social situations because of your teeth? If so, you’re not alone. Millions of people are unhappy with their tooth color and would like to whiten their teeth.

Do clinical decision support tools have a role to play in dealing with paediatric dental trauma?

Dental News and Technology

Citation Sahni V, Gupta S. Based Dent. 2022; 23(2): 74-75.

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Silver diamine fluoride: The effect on vital dental pulp

The Dental Elf

In this review Iris Vaid looks at a systematic review of the dental pulp response to silver diamine flouride (SDF) treatment. Only a small number of studies focused on the biological effects of SDF on the dental pulp and none of them were clinical trials.

Five Reasons Why You Should Warm Your Composite

3M

The post Five Reasons Why You Should Warm Your Composite appeared first on 3M Dental Blog. EMEA (ONLY) Homepage Featured - EMEA Material Selection Productivity & Profitability Direct Restorations

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Literature Review Finds Poor Oral Health Linked to Cognitive Decline

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A recently published literature review, “Periodontal Health, Cognitive Decline, and Dementia: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Longitudinal Studies” found that poor periodontal health and tooth loss are associated with higher rates of cognitive decline and dementia.

Oral melanoma: a multicenter study of 69 patients from Japan

Dental News and Technology

P ublished: 03 August 2022 Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2022 ) Abstract Objectives The purpose of this multicenter retrospective study was to investigate the demographic characteristics and treatment outcomes of patients with mucosal malignant melanoma (MM) of the oral cavity. Materials and methods This was a multicenter study involving 8 Japanese universities.

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Radiotherapy and dental implant survival

The Dental Elf

This review assessing the effect of radiotherapy on the survival of dental implants in patients with head and neck cancer included 7 studies involving a total of 441 patients. implant survival rate was lower in irradiated patients with odds ratio = 4.77 (95%CI; 2.57 to 8.89) based on 4 studies.

Will Invisalign in Blackburn Change My Face for a Better smile?

Healthy Smiles

Over time, the orthodontic spectrum has excelled and advanced to the artistic level. Braces were once one of the key components of the orthodontic framework, but the Invisible Aligners, better known as Invisalign, have risen to prominence in the dental world.

Is a Universal COVID-19 Vaccine Feasible?

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

COVID-19 remains prevalent across the United States with more than 69,000 cases reported daily. So how do we finally put the global pandemic to bed?

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Six ways to wellness

ASDA Blog

As dental students and soon-to-be dentists we are groomed to juggle many things at once and multi-task to the max. Know the patient’s allergies. Recall last semester’s pain lecture. Cavicide the chair. Recite procedure protocols. Always remain pleasant and professional.

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6 Imaging Features To Boost Your Practice – Part 2: Why Apteryx Series

Planet DDS

We understand how stressful it is choosing an imaging software. When researching imaging solutions, it’s important to compare several factors—product features being one of them.

How Does Your Dentist Color Match Your Dental Crown?

Denton Dental Center

Your dentist told you it would look natural, but when you first saw your dental crown in place, you still couldn’t help being a bit surprised at how well it blended with your real teeth. How did they deliver such a great result for you?

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Need Something to Worry About? Tomato Flu Has You Covered

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

While most of the world is still reeling from the havoc caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, other public health challenges have emerged such as monkeypox and now tomato flu. This viral disease has quickly spread among children in India since it first emerged in May.

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Aesthetic Anterior and Posterior Direct Restorations

3M

Direct restorations are processes that have a great importance in our daily workflow. We will see in the presentation of 3M Clinical Specialist of Turkey, Dt. Eren ?en,

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Parkell TurboSensor Ultrasonic Scaler is a Winner!

Denticle

One of the best things about my job(s) is getting to test and tinker. I love getting my hands on and testing (sometimes breaking) the latest and greatest things on the market.

COVID-19 Booster Shot Targeting Omicron Gets FDA Approval

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

On August 31, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) adjusted the Emergency Use Authorization for the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to include a modified dose designed to provide protection against the Omicron BA.5 variant.

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Leading Oral Health Innovation Conference Announces Startup Competition Finalists

Denticle

The Forsyth Institute has announced the startup competition finalists for Forsyth dentech 2022 , a leading oral health investment forum. Now in its second year, Forsyth dentech brings together global leaders in venture capital, industry, and research to discuss the role of innovation in public oral health. It is the only conference where startups can pitch their ideas to all the players in the oral health innovation ecosystem at the same time.

Henry Schein Acquires Midway Dental Supply

Denticle

Henry Schein is the world's largest dental supply company and they continue to just keep getting bigger. The company recently purchased a much smaller dental supplier in Michigan. Midway Dental has been around since the 1980s and grew to a pretty good size for a regional dental supply company. While I think competition is good, I'm also sure that this acquisition made some dreams come true for the Midway Dental management team. Info from the public press release is below. Henry Schein, Inc.