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FOCUS ON: Head and Neck Cancer

Dentistry Today

Former opera singer Kathleen Watt discusses an unexpected diagnosis and her journey back to health. Q: When was your first inkling something required further examination? A: My tumor was discovered during a routine dental exam, as is often the case with serious head and neck conditions. In an idle moment during a laid-back ski vacation one January, I offhandedly asked my partner Evie to help me confirm a funny protrusion in the gumline over my back teeth.

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Q&A with Dr. Hess: Patients Who Have More Pain After Wearing a B-Splint

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. Leonard A. Hess, DDS Clinical Director, The Dawson Academy The Article Originally Appeared on TheDawsonAcademy.com Question: What can I do with a patient who has more pain after wearing a B-Splint? Answer: The first thing is, take it out. You knew that already. The point is – the pain got worse. Now I don’t know exactly what pain that person had to start with (because that information wasn’t provided with this question) – was it joint pain or muscle pain?

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Boost Your Practice’s “Health” Through Digital Health Strategies

Oral Health Group

In the Canadian Digital Health Survey released by Canada’s largest market research firm, Leger, nearly 12,500 citizens were asked about their experience with and needs for health The post Boost Your Practice’s “Health” Through Digital Health Strategies appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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Comparison of the outcome of intentional replantation in teeth with or without periodontal involvement: a retrospective study

Dental News and Technology

Published: April 06, 2024 DOI: [link] Abstract Objective Intentional replantation (IR) is considered as a viable treatment option to preserve the teeth with apical periodontitis. This study aimed to compare the treatment outcomes of IR in teeth with or without periodontal involvement, and to investigate the influence of related factors. Methods A total of 157 teeth with a documented history of IR between September 2012 and November 2022 and a follow-up duration of more than 1 year were included.

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ABOMS Highlights the Role of Specialized Surgeons in Head and Neck Cancer Care

Dentistry Today

The Executive Board and Diplomates of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS) recognize Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month in April. Many ABOMS Diplomates are experts in head and neck cancer, which account for about 4 percent of cancer cases in the United States. They see this month as an opportunity to educate the public. The Executive Board and Diplomates of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS) recognize Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month in Apr

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Navigating Tax Season for Dental Owners & Associates

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Todd Doobrow, CFP Tax season can be a stressful time for both dental owners and associates. However, with careful planning and strategic decision-making, you can significantly reduce your tax burden and keep more of your hard-earned money in your pocket. 4 Ways to Lower Your Taxes & Improve Your Financial Situation Here are four proven actions you can take to lower your taxes and help improve your financial situation. 1.

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Does One Size Really Fit All? How to Utilize Patient Engagement Channels Effectively

Planet DDS

Recently, Planet DDS Product Marketing Director Tony Ouk sat down with Technical Product Manager Stacie Coates , who leads product initiatives for our patient engagement suite of products. She recently did some industry research on the topic and shared some key findings. Tony: Stacie, can you tell us a little about yourself? Stacie: Absolutely!

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MB2 Dental Enters 41st State, Announcing Partnership With Vermont Endodontic Practice

Dentistry Today

MB2 Dental, the first-ever and fastest-growing dental partnership organization, announced it has partnered with its first affiliated practice in the state of Vermont. This marks the 41st state in which MB2 Dental operates. The new partnership is with Montshire Endodontics, owned and operated by Dr. Timothy Meyers, Dr. Mikilena Hall, and Dr. Joshua Gailey.

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New Research on Caries Management 

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. Savanah Craig The American Dental Association defines dental caries as a; “Biofilm-mediated, sugar-driven, multifactorial, dynamic disease that results in the phasic demineralization and remineralization of dental hard tissues.” Dental caries affects 97% of the world population and the term is used to describe both the disease process and the lesion.

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Medical-Dental Integration Improves Access to Care

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The number of medical professionals, particularly pediatricians, who are taking on dental duties to provide oral healthcare to low-income and uninsured patients, continues to grow, according to KFF Health News. Driven by the significant oral health needs within underserved communities, programs across the United States are integrating oral health into medical checkups for children and pregnant women.

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Does antibiotic prophylaxis reduce endocarditis risk after dental procedures?

The Dental Elf

The study assesses the impact of antibiotic prophylaxis on the incidence of infective endocarditis following invasive dental procedures, specifically focusing on the risk reduction for high-risk individuals. The post Does antibiotic prophylaxis reduce endocarditis risk after dental procedures? appeared first on National Elf Service.

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Responsibilities of Dental Providers in Recognizing Substance Use Disorders

Dentistry Today

INTRODUCTION In the last 10 years, substance use disorders (SUDs) and opioid misuse have caused an overabundance of major societal problems in the United States. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, while “most people take prescription medications responsibly, an estimated 52 million people have used prescription drugs for nonmedical reasons at least once in their lifetimes.” 1 According to the Center for Disease Control, prescription drug misuse has increased by 250% over 20 years

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The Speedy Smile Revolution: Same-Day Crowns

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

The world of dentistry isn’t just about preserving the past—it’s also about perfecting the present and innovating for the future. At the heart of this innovation lies same-day crowns, a technology that has transformed how dental restorations are delivered. Mountain Aire Dentistry is at the forefront of this innovation, empowering patients with a revolutionary way to strengthen and enhance their smiles in mere hours.

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Dental Care Provided at School Helps Low-Income Children Improve Their Oral Health

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

School-based programs that provide dental services to children from lower-income families are filling a need for many kids who have little to no access to dental care. A portable clinic initiative, developed by the New York University College of Dentistry in collaboration with local schools, provides comprehensive dental care, including sealant application and prophylaxes, to students in New Hampshire.

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The Aesthetic Meeting 2024: Rosemont Media Set to Exhibit in Vancouver

Rosemont Review

Rosemont Media to exhibit at The Aesthetic Meeting 2024 in Vancouver, showcasing its modern digital marketing services for aesthetic professionals. San Diego, CA – Rosemont Media, a leading plastic surgery marketing firm, is pleased to announce its participation in The Aesthetic Meeting 2024. Hosted by The Aesthetic Society, this premier industry event will take place from May 2-5 in the vibrant city of Vancouver.

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Inverness Graham Announces Sale of Vista Apex

Dentistry Today

Inverness Graham (“IGI”), a Philadelphia-based buyout firm that acquires innovative companies where technology is transforming traditional industry, is pleased to announce the sale of Vista Apex. Headquartered in Racine, WI, Vista Apex is a leading manufacturer of advanced dental consumables for endodontic, restorative, and periodontic dentistry. Inverness Graham established the Vista Apex platform in June 2018 through the acquisition of Vista Dental, a leader in endodontic consumables, and expa

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Meta’s New Announcement: Labeling AI-Generated Images For Dentists

My Social Practice

Meta’s Changes: How Do They Affect AI-Generated Images for Dentists? We’ve written a lot about AI-generated content here at My Social Practice , and for good reason! AI (or artificial intelligence) can be an excellent tool to help dentists streamline administrative processes, create cool images and videos, and write engaging website pages and blog posts.

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The Strength in your Smile: Understanding the Role of the Tooth Post in Dental Implants

Perio Perio

The dental implants in Sterling, VA, might just be the unsung heroes of dental implant procedures. These essential components, often made from titanium, serve as an artificial tooth root, providing the necessary support to the replacement tooth or crown. Being bio-friendly, these tooth posts seamlessly merge with your jawbone over time – a process known as osseointegration, providing sturdy support and stability to the dental implant, just like your natural tooth root would.

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What Type Of Doctor Treats TMJ Disorders?

Creekview Dental

Your dentist is the best person to see for relief from TMJ disorders. This is not only because of where the joint is located, but because they are highly trained to treat the things that can cause TMJ pain, such as the teeth, jaw, bite alignments, and the like. And who understands the inner workings of the mouth better than a dentist? If you want to find healing, you are going to need to get to the root cause of the TMJ pain.

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Standard Dental Labs Sets Sights on Expansion Following Strong FYE 2023 Performance

Dentistry Today

Costas, Inc. (OTCMKTS: CSSI) (“CSSI” or “the company”), operating as Standard Dental Labs Inc. (SDL), a renowned name in the dental industry, is pleased to announce the filing of its annual report for the fiscal year ending 2023 on April 10th, 2024. This milestone represents the company’s second annual report reporting revenue and its first full fiscal year of revenue since its inception nearly 25 years ago in 1998.

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How To Clean A Mouth Guard?

Kakar Dental Group

A mouth guard can be a helpful and, in some cases, essential tool for better dental hygiene. If you have a mouth guard and want to ensure that you are using it correctly, then one of the main parts is to keep it as clean as possible. In this article, we will discuss some things that you should want to bear in mind here to ensure that you are keeping your mouth guard as clean as you should.

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Study Investigates the Mechanisms of Oral Cancer Pain

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Researchers at New York University College of Dentistry’s Pain Research Center have secured a 5-year National Institutes of Health grant to delve into the signaling mechanisms behind oral cancer pain. Part of the NIH’s HEAL Initiative, aimed at addressing the opioid crisis, the funding will fuel investigations into G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) and receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs) within endosomes, key organelles in cells.

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Conquering the Unknown: Understanding the Dental Procedure of Implants

Perio Perio

The world of dentistry is as intricate as it is diverse, offering various treatment options like dental implants to remedy missing teeth. This article details everything you need to know about the dental procedure of implants. dental implants in, Sterling, VA, are artificial tooth roots, usually crafted from titanium, that replace corroded or lost teeth.

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Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic Celebrates One Year of Service and Impact Thanks to CITGO

Dentistry Today

CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery is proud to continue its long-time community partnership with Mission of Mercy, celebrating one year of service for the organization’s CITGO Dental Clinic. With a $50,000 donation from CITGO last year, the organization was able to expand its no-cost medical care to the uninsured and under-insured in our community.

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Sharper Vision, Smarter Dentistry: The New Kavo Diagnocam Vision Full HD

Denticle

One of the best parts of my job, outside of clinical dentistry, is getting to work with and try amazing new pieces of technology. I'm about to start a Test Drive for Dental Products Report on a new device from Kavo. You can expect a video on the DPR website as well as a written advertorial about the device in the not too distant future. It was unveiled at the recent Chicago MidWinter meeting in Chicago and now I've got one in my hands and I'm excited to see what it can do in use clinically.

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How to Choose the Right Dental Clinic for Your Family

Gilreath Dental

Finding the right dentist for yourself is important, but finding the right dental clinic for your entire family adds another layer of consideration. You want a place that provides excellent care, caters to different ages and anxieties, and makes the experience as comfortable as possible for everyone. Here are some key factors to consider when… The post How to Choose the Right Dental Clinic for Your Family appeared first on Gilreath Family Dentistry Marietta.

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Dental Student Creates Rubik’s Cube Portrait of Women’s Basketball Star

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

University of Iowa dental student Brian Dang, BSE, merges his love for Rubik’s Cubes and art to create portraits, with his latest masterpiece being a 720-Rubik’s Cube rendition of Iowa women’s basketball star Caitlin Clark. Dang honed his Rubik’s Cube skills to mere seconds, finding a creative outlet by incorporating them into three-dimensional art during dental school.

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Henry Schein to Webcast First Quarter 2024 Conference Call on May 7

Dentistry Today

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners, announced today that it will release its first quarter 2024 financial results before the stock market opens on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, and will provide a live webcast of its earnings conference call on the same day beginning at 10:00 AM Eastern time.

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What Is An IV Sedation Root Canal?

Phoenix Endodontist

Are you one of those people who feels a little anxious about having to undergo a root canal procedure? We can help. Our practice offers IV sedation as a way to manage the anxiety that comes with having to have a root canal. IV Sedation helps issues with discomfort, or for patients with dental anxiety. It is also useful when we work on numerous teeth or complex tooth roots.

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Join Me at Lake Oconee in Georgia for an Event by Atlanta Dental

Denticle

Today's post is regarding an upcoming event I'll be doing sponsored by Atlanta Dental. On May 3rd, my good friend Mike Buckner and I will be doing an event at the Lake Oconee Ritz Carlton. Mike, who is with Pearl, will be speaking on Artificial Intelligence: Elevating Patient Care and I'll be covering Technologies that Change Your Practice. It's a half day event at an amazing location and Mike and I would be honored to have you there.

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Millions of Americans Lose Dental Coverage Post-Pandemic

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The CareQuest Institute for Oral Health ® reveals through analysis that approximately 12 million individuals, including 5.9 million adults and 6.1 million children, lost Medicaid dental coverage after the expiration of the COVID-19 public health emergency in April 2023. Once information through December 2023 becomes available, this number is estimated to increase to 13.9 million.

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Cedar Enters Dental Market Through Partnership With Tend

Dentistry Today

Cedar , an end-to-end healthcare financial engagement platform, today announced its first-ever dental partnership with Tend , the first dentist that people actually look forward to. Through Cedar Pay , Cedar will power the post-visit billing experience for upwards of 200,000 Tend members—enhancing the financial experience through transparent, digital-first payment options.

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A Day at the Track

Phoenix Endodontist

Ever since May of 2023 when Dr. James Wolcott started working at Phoenix Endodontic Group, he is always towing his “toy hauler” and leaves it in the parking lot while he is treating patients during work hours. After work, he would always say “Oliver and I are going to race karts at the track tonight.” (Oliver Wolcott is Dr. Wolcott’s (almost) 15-year-old son.

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Dental Implant in Mount Waverley: How Long Do They Really Last?

Healthy Smiles

Dental implants are regarded as an excellent tooth replacement since they are stable, long-lasting, and permanent with regular maintenance. However, many people are curious about how long a dental implant can survive. The longevity of a dental implant can be affected by a number of factors, including the type of implant utilised and the oral health of the individual.

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Nevada Considers Joining Interstate Licensure Compact

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Nevada lawmakers are considering a new occupational license compact for dentists and dental hygienists, following the recent implementation of similar compacts for teachers and emergency medical services personnel. Proponents argue that such compacts facilitate professional mobility across states, easing the process for licensed individuals to practice in multiple jurisdictions.

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TUSK Practice Sales Advises Dynamic Growth Dental in its Sale to Dental365

Dentistry Today

TUSK Practice Sales (“TUSK”), the premier healthcare M&A Advisor, advised Dynamic Growth Dental in its affiliation with Dental365. The transaction was led by Josh Swearingen, Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at TUSK Practice Sales. Alex Cherniavsky and Sam Lupton spearheaded the diligence and analytics efforts for TUSK. Since its founding in 2018, Dynamic Growth Dental has scaled to a 9-location DSO.

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What Is An IV Sedation Root Canal?

Phoenix Endodontist

Are you one of those people who feels a little anxious about having to undergo a root canal procedure? We can help. Our practice offers IV sedation as a way to manage the anxiety that comes with having to have a root canal. IV Sedation helps issues with discomfort, or for patients with dental anxiety. It is also useful when we work on numerous teeth or complex tooth roots.