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Removing the Chaos from Dental Office Communication

YapiApp

How is Your Dental Practice’s Communication Stacking Up? Do these scenarios sound familiar? The doctor flies into the operator for a hygiene check, unaware of the concerns that the patient shared with the hygenist in the hour they spent together.

What are the Benefits of Being a Dentist?

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Jennifer Murphy, DDS, FAGD. Are you considering becoming a dentist? There certainly are many reasons why one would want to choose dentistry as his or her profession. It is a career that provides many rewards, challenges, and opportunities.

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The Importance of Retaining Employees at Your Dental Practice

Oral Health Group

Employee turnover can cost as much as 200% of the annual salary of a departing staff member, reports BDCCanada, yet approximately 49% of Canadians are “seriously considering leaving” their current place of employment.

I Don’t Want to Play Employee Roulette: What Do I Do?

Dental Peers

In my last blog , I touched upon the idea that proper onboarding of a new team member was vital to avoid playing the current, far too popular game of employee roulette. Many of my colleagues agree that most dental offices have historically struggled with onboarding and training.

Fatigue behavior and stress distribution of molars restored with MOD inlays with and without deep margin elevation

Dental News and Technology

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Tonsillectomies boost risk of periodontitis

Dr. Bicuspid

The risk of periodontitis may be significantly higher in individuals who have their tonsils removed, and that risk is magnified for those younger than 12, according to a study published on October 28 in the Journal of Periodontology.

I Don’t Want to Play Employee Roulette: What Do I Do?

Oral Health Group

In my last blog, I touched upon the idea that proper onboarding of a new team member was vital to avoid playing the current, far too popular game of employee roulette. Many of my colleagues agree that most dental offices … The post I Don’t Want to Play Employee Roulette: What Do I Do?

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At-home oral health practices remain strong, according to survey

Dental News and Technology

Delta Dental recognizes National Dental Hygiene Month by highlighting the importance of strong at-home oral health habits OAK BROOK, Ill., 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A key factor in achieving optimal oral health is ensuring that teeth and mouths are being cared for regularly.

Help your patients manage annual maximum coverage caps

Dr. Bicuspid

Consumers with limited dental insurance experience may not realize they're usually responsible for a portion of the costs when it comes to basic or restorative care. With the end of the year coming up, now is the perfect time to help patients manage their annual caps, writes Jenn Stoll.

Beat Decay the Bio-Logical Way

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Hello Readers!! Are you tired of hearing you have a new cavity or that your gums still bleed? Yet, you floss, brush, and do those fluroide treatments the dental office recommends??

What’s The Future of Functional Dentistry?

Ask The Dentist

As a functional dentist, Dr. B is used to being asked what functional dentistry is. However, this week, this question comes with a twist as fans ask Dr. B what he is most excited about in functional dentistry.

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Pacific Dental Services Launches College Advancement Program, Offering Eligible Employees Full Tuition Coverage for Undergraduate Degrees

Dental News and Technology

The dental support organization is the first in its industry to pay for its employees to receive a college education. IRVINE, Calif.,

Do's and don'ts for coming through the hiring shortage

Dr. Bicuspid

Every day, numerous headlines tell the same story -- the persistence and impact of labor challenges affecting companies and organizations across industries. Human resources and management expert John Murphy shares some do's and don'ts for hiring and retaining top dental talent.

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UK Approves Use of Antiviral Medication to Treat COVID-19

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The United Kingdom (UK) has authorized the use of an antiviral medication, molnupiravir, to reduce the severity of illness associated with COVID-19.

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The Power of Using CBCT With CAD/CAM Solutions To Elevate Implant Procedures

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Share. Tweet. Share. On their own, 3D cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) and CAD/CAM solutions are powerful tools. Put them together and you can elevate your practice and patient experience to a whole new level. Take implants, for example.

Neoss, Inc. is celebrating the launch of NeoGenix XP™

Dental News and Technology

-- Carbonate apatite structure similar to natural bone mineral -- Highly porous - more space available for new bone deposition -- Rough surface - facilitates cell adhesion and spread for bone ingrowth -- Osteoconductive -- Available in a jar or delivery syringe WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.,

AI system improves dentists' ability to detect caries

Dr. Bicuspid

Artificial intelligence (AI) can increase dentists' diagnostic accuracy but may also increase invasive treatment decisions, according to a study on the use of AI for caries being published in the December issue of the Journal of Dentistry.

Pending Legislation Promotes Oral Health Literacy

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Federal legislation of interest to the oral health community was recently included in a hearing held by the U.S. House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce Committee: the Oral Health Literacy and Awareness Act of 2021 ( H.R. 4555 ). Introduced by U.S. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.)

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Trending Topic For Dentists

Patient News

The efficacy of the patient newsletter When it comes to marketing for dentists, a foundational piece that has fallen by the wayside is the “patient newsletter.” When I say newsletter, you might immediately think email newsletter, but what I’m referring to is a printed, mailed patient newsletter.

The Smilist Expands Footprint in Eastern Long Island

Dental News and Technology

GREAT NECK, N.Y., 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Smilist Management, Inc. ("The The Smilist") has announced its affiliation with Dr. Gary Rosenfeld, owner of two successful practices, East Islip Dental Care and Island Daily Dental Care, both located in Eastern Long Island.

Root canal disinfectant causes rare reaction in teen

Dr. Bicuspid

A substance often used to disinfect root canals was injected incorrectly and caused an unusual cutaneous reaction in a 16-year-old girl during endodontic treatment, according to a case report published on October 31 in the Journal of Endodontics.

Is COVID-19 Switching From Pandemic to Endemic?

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Many public health experts suggest that the COVID-19 pandemic will come to a close by the end of 2022, and while it will not disappear, the pandemic will mutate into an endemic disease.

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Changing Patient Perceptions About Dentists

Planet DDS

You’re probably painfully aware that patients don’t always have the best impression about dentists. Bad past experiences have given many patient’s a negative perception about dental appointments. But that doesn’t mean you can’t change those perceptions for the better. . It’s not personal .

Dentists’ role in preventing addiction

ASDA Blog

Addiction is defined as the continued desire to seek pleasure from some stimuli even though there are adverse consequences associated with doing so. Although substance use disorders can occur from various medications, opioids are the most addictive substance dentists prescribe.

Dental visits decreased during the pandemic

Dr. Bicuspid

The frequency of dental visits decreased during the pandemic, especially during the period of lockdowns when dental practices were closed, according to an article published recently in the Journal of the American Dental Association.

A Sad COVID-19 Milestone Reached: 5 Million People Dead

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

While the United States is experiencing a much-needed slow down in the number of new COVID-19 cases across the country, a tragic milestone has been met—throughout the globe, more than 5 million people have died due to illness caused by SARS-CoV-2 infection.

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Baby Teething and How to Help: 4 Tips and Tricks

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Teething is an often overlooked baby milestone, but one that can be very trying for baby and parents alike. It may seem like your baby will never stop crying or you’ll never find relief from the constant drooling, but there are some things you can do to help the baby through teething time!

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The Dental Industries Hiring Problem and How To Attract Stellar Employees

My Social Practice

Dental Hiring Help! The Dental Industries Hiring Problem and How To Attract Stellar Employees. Here at My Social Practice, we love working with dental practices, and every day we have the opportunity to speak with hundreds of wonderful dentists and office staff. .

Dental Practice Made Simple: Determine your leadership style

Dr. Bicuspid

Leaders come in all shapes and sizes, and one of the keys to being a great leader is knowing your style, thinking about it, and following it through, explains Dr. Roger P. Levin in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple.

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Pfizer to Seek FDA Approval for Its COVID-19 Antiviral Medication

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

On the heels of the United Kingdom’s authorization of a competing medication by Merck, Pfizer announced that its own antiviral drug designed to treat COVID-19 shows promising results.

Sensitive Teeth: Causes & Treatment

Creekview Dental

What does it mean to have sensitive teeth? If your teeth are sensitive, you know all too well. That sharp pain you feel when you drink something hot or cold or bite into something sugary is a highly unpleasant sensation. And the pain doesn’t always subside when you stop eating or drinking.

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How to Boost Your Clinic’s Performance Post-Lockdown

Logic Tech Corp

The global economy is now slowly recovering, and lockdowns have been lifted one by one. And so, everyone is getting back on their feet, including your dental office. However, many things have already changed, and people have found new ways to adapt to the situation.

Clinicians correct severe malocclusion without surgery

Dr. Bicuspid

Clinicians corrected a woman's class III malocclusion and cured her of chronic orofacial pain without the need for surgery. They described their use of an occlusal splint and fixed restorations in a case report published on October 25 in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.

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Myriad Reasons Behind COVID-19 Supply Chain Disaster

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

An MIT Sloan Management Review article reports that more than one factor caused the COVID-19 supply chain perfect storm. First, consumers and businesses over-ordered goods due to concern about the length of the pandemic lockdown.

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NEW! Instagram for Dentists Update

My Social Practice

Anyone Can Now Add Links to Instagram Stories, and It’s Easy! You no longer have to be verified or have a large following to add a link to your Instagram story! Previously, Instagram has had strict rules about who is allowed to include a link in a story post. Now anyone can include a link.

The Untold Dangers of Tooth Decay

90210 Dentist

2 Minute Read: . Tooth decay is something that most of us experience — to a lesser or greater degree — at some point in our lives. . If you are experiencing pain in a tooth, it may indicate a cavity — and you should visit a dentist as soon as possible. What Causes Tooth Decay?

7 research-backed insights from dental leaders

Dr. Bicuspid

Dentistry is going through a time of transition, and the profession needs leaders who can bring together coalitions and effectively advocate for oral health. Researchers from Canada interviewed 14 such dental leaders and compiled their insights on what makes these leaders so effective.

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