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Resolving Long-Standing Problems in a Full-Mouth Rehabilitation Case

Dentistry Today

INTRODUCTION From early childhood to later stages of life, many dental patients experience a variety of treatments, ranging from basic fillings for cavities, to more complex procedures like crowns and bridges. Throughout their lives, they may also require specialized care from endodontists, orthodontists, or periodontists to maintain their oral health as they age.

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Boosting New Patient Conversion: Practical Tips for Dental Practices

Identity Dental

As a dental practice owner or manager, one of your primary goals is likely to convert new patient inquiries into actual appointments. While this process can sometimes feel like a challenge, implementing a few key strategies can significantly increase your conversion rates. Here are five actionable tips to help you maximize conversions and grow your […] The post Boosting New Patient Conversion: Practical Tips for Dental Practices appeared first on Dental Marketing.

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ChatGPT: May Help Inform Patients in Dental Implantology

Dental News and Technology

Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2024 May 10;0(0):1-16. doi: 10.11607/jomi.10777. Online ahead of print. Abstract Introduction: Patients may have high expectations regarding dental implants based on the source of their information, which can lead to challenges in clinical communication. This study aims to evaluate the quality of responses provided by Chat Generative Pre-trained Transformer (ChatGPT, OpenAI, USA), an artificial intelligence program, to patient questions in the field of dental impl

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Predictable Veneers: The Art of Shrink Wrap Provisionals

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Lee Ann Brady DMD Topic originally appeared on Pankey.org: Dr. Brady allowed permission for igniteDDS to share with our readers Of all the methods commonly used for veneer provisionalization, my favorite has to be the shrink wrap technique. I love it and use it all the time because in my opinion, it is the easiest and most predictable method. The term ‘shrink wrap’ comes from allowing polymerization shrinkage of the material to lock bisacryl onto the preparation.

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Ten @ 10 — Guru Nanda

Dentistry Today

Discover GuruNanda, a trailblazer in oral care that combines Ayurvedic traditions with modern science for globally impactful hygiene solutions. Under the guidance of Dr. Fresh, GuruNanda merges traditional ingredients and essential oils with clinically proven vitamins, enhancing oral health effectively. Originating in Los Angeles, California, GuruNanda ensures top-notch quality from manufacturing to your home.

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A Case Study in Creating Fresh, Meaningful Content on the “Latest” Research

Oral Health Group

Research featured in Nature Aging recently noted how Artificial Intelligence was used to sift through a clinical database of more than five million patients to predict their risk of The post A Case Study in Creating Fresh, Meaningful Content on the “Latest” Research appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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DMG Single Shade Composite Ecosite One Evaluated by THE DENTAL ADVISOR

Dental News and Technology

Composite demonstrates superior color stability, shade matching, hardness, glossiness Ridgefield Park, New Jersey – May 14, 2024. Ecosite One, the new, state-of-the-art single shade composite from DMG, was the subject of a recent evaluation by THE DENTAL ADVISOR that was reported in a “Translating the Science” article. The innovative Ecosite One is the newest member of the complete family of Ecosite restorative composite materials that recently launched this January.

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SDF Action in Proximal Caries Lesions

Dentistry Today

INTRODUCTION Silver diammine fluoride (SDF) solution is easily applied to caries lesions that meet the eye of the dentist. However, lesions that develop on approximal surfaces of contacting posterior teeth and are detected radiographically pose a unique challenge. Croll and Berg 1,2 have suggested the use of soft dental picks dipped in 38% SDF solution to soak such caries lesions to attenuate progression of the caries infections.

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How to Get Real-Time Patient Feedback for Your Medical or Dental Practice

Rosemont Review

As our experiences continue to be published and proliferated online, patient feedback has never been more critical in establishing a strong reputation for your services and your business. Reputation management for doctors, dentists, and healthcare professionals in particular can be highly influential in swinging consumer choices to your favor (or detriment).

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Untangling the truth: User engagement with misinformation in toothache-related Facebook posts

Dental News and Technology

Community Dent Health. 2024 Apr 9. doi: 10.1922/CDH_00190Menezes06. Online ahead of print. Abstract Objective: Social media is a platform for sharing views on aspects of life, including oral health. This study aimed to characterize Facebook posts related to toothache information. Methods: Two independent investigators retrieved 500 English-language posts with the highest level of interaction using CrowdTangleTM and analyzed their facticity, motivation, author's profile, content, sentiment, and t

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Financial Mistakes Dentists Should Avoid: Insights from Dr. William Chen

Dentistry Gone Digital

Host: Dr. Tanya Sue Maestas Guest: Dr. William Chen Edited By: Candy Velez CRDH Today, we continue our conversation with Dr. William Chen, exploring the realm of digital dentistry and discussing a significant financial mistake he made in his career. Dr. Chen shares valuable insights and advice for dentists, shedding light on avoiding financial pitfalls.

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DS Core Enhances Dental Workflows With New Historical Data Integration

Dentistry Today

Dentsply Sirona helps connect different digital systems to create flexible workflows. DS Core, an open cloud-based platform, offers the capability to seamlessly integrate Dentsply Sirona equipment, saving the generated data centrally in a database and making it usable for various workflows as easily as possible. Extended annotations tool in DS Core: Next to 2D images, freehand and text comments can now also be added to 3D X-ray images.

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Crazy Advice Dentists Give and Get!

Coaches Corner

Have you ever been given practice advice from another dentist that makes absolutely no sense? Me too! On this week’s episode of The Dental Practice Fixers podcast, I’ll share some of my favorites! You can share yours too. And then on our mystery shopper calls we have some great stuff, including one of the shortest calls in history. Enjoy!

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Orthodontists’ use of remote monitoring platforms pre-, amid, and post-COVID-19: a survey study

Dental News and Technology

BMC Oral Health volume 24 , Article number: 480 ( 2024 ) Cite this article Abstract Background Did the COVID-19 pandemic affect orthodontists’ use of remote monitoring platforms? The goal of this research was to examine orthodontists’ experiences implementing remote monitoring platforms before, during, and after the initial COVID-19 lockdown. Methods In this descriptive cross-sectional survey study, an electronic, anonymous questionnaire consisting of a series of 31 short-answer and multiple-cho

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Formlabs Dental Announces FDA Clearance for 2 New 3D Printed Mouthguard Resins

Denticle

As we all know, he world of dentistry is constantly evolving, and 3D printing is rapidly changing how dental professionals operate. Now, comes the introduction of two new FDA-cleared resins from Formlabs, which allows for creating comfortable and effective mouthguards directly in-house. This blog post dives into the news of Dental LT Comfort Resin and Dental LT Clear Resin V2, providing a clear (pun intended) picture of the benefits they offer to both dental professionals and patients.

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Join the Dental Revolution: Restored Smiles Offers Exclusive Insights and Prizes at CDA 2024

Dentistry Today

Restored Smiles is currently shining at the California Dental Association (CDA) Conference 2024, showcasing foundational dental courses and offering exciting opportunities for dentists to win prizes and explore the next steps in their training journey. The CDA’s event, held through tomorrow, May 18, at the Anaheim Convention Center, features Restored Smiles at Booth 2050, where exclusive course specials and raffle prizes await attendees.

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Considerations for Medical Residents When Buying Disability Insurance

The Big Brush

As a medical resident, you may already have disability income insurance through your employer or residency program. However, many residents and fellows find it worthwhile to consider an individual policy for comprehensive coverage. Additionally, the coverage you have now is not likely to extend beyond your current position or program.

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Dr. Ross Nash Full Mouth Reconstruction Course Coming to New Jersey for the First Time July 19th – 20th

Dental News and Technology

Two-Day, 16 CEU Program Hosted by the Institute of Advanced Dental Education – A Newly Authorized Nash Institute Affiliate Charlotte, NC and Colts Neck, NJ – May 10, 2024 – World renown cosmetic dentist Dr. Ross Nash will be partnering with New Jersey’s top cosmetic dentist Dr. Anthony Vocaturo to present the comprehensive two-day, program “Full Mouth Reconstruction: High-Tech, High-Touch.

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Importance of Choosing the right Dentist in Glen Waverley for Your Overall Health

Healthy Smiles

Having good dental care is essential to your overall health. We will talk about the value of visiting a right dentist in Glen Waverley who puts your interests as the top priority in order to help you with better immunity and a healthy smile. So, what is the connection between immunity and dentistry? Plaque, which is essentially just bacteria that accumulates in the mouth and can cause gingivitis, tooth decay, and bad breath—all conditions that can be harmful to your general health—can be removed

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Carbon Launches AO Stack, Enhancing Overnight Printing Capabilities for Dental Labs

Dentistry Today

Carbon, a leader in product development and additive manufacturing technology, proudly announces the launch of AO Stack, the newest addition to its Automatic Operation suite of solutions. Specifically designed for the Carbon M2 and M3 printers, AO Stack is another software tool designed to increase printing capabilities, allowing dental labs to print multiple builds worth of DPR10 models in one print run without supervision.

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Richmond Plastic Surgeon Revamps Breast Reduction Website with New Design

Rosemont Review

Dr. Neil Zemmel announces the launch of his newly redesigned specialty website focused on breast reduction surgery. Richmond, VA — Richmond Aesthetic Surgery, a leader in aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery, is thrilled to announce the launch of its newly redesigned breast reduction website. This state-of-the-art website features a more modern look with a visually appealing layout that aligns with the practice’s primary website branding, enhancing the overall patient experience. &

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Business Experts Predict Amazing Growth in the Field of Orthodontics in the Coming Years

Denticle

As I've probably mentioned before, this year I was honored to become a Candid Academy Faculty member. My good friend, Dr. David Little and I both joined in February/March time frame. I love providing orthodontic treatment and I follow that part of the industry pretty closely. Because of my fascination with all things ortho, I was excited to see a recent report on PR Newswire that stated experts are expecting the market for orthodontic services to be a record breaking $8.39 billion by 2027.

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Welcome to Harmony Dental Care, Dr. Austin Rogers!

Harmony Dental Care

We are thrilled to announce the newest addition to our dental team at Harmony Dental Care in Ridgeland, MS— Dr. Austin Rogers ! As a recent graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, Dr. Rogers brings fresh expertise and enthusiasm to our clinic, and he is excited to continue learning under Dr. Kalil Abide. Dr. Rogers’s innovative approach and dedication to patient care fit perfectly with Harmony Dental Care’s mission to ensure every patient leaves our clinic with a healthier,

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CareQuest Institute CEO Testifies at Senate Committee Hearing on Dental Care Crisis in US

Dentistry Today

Today, Myechia Minter-Jordan , MD, MBA, president and CEO of CareQuest Institute for Oral Health —a leading national nonprofit focused on creating a more accessible, equitable, and integrated oral health system—testified before the Senate HELP Committee about dental care affordability and accessibility. The Senate HELP Committee, led by Chairman Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Ranking Member Senator Bill Cassidy, MD (R-LA), convened a full hearing on the dental care crisis in America and how

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Unraveling the Relationship Between Dental Implants and Bone Health

Perio Perio

The modern world of dentistry has come a long way. Oral health has been revolutionized by advancements in dentistry that provide aesthetic and functional solutions, such as dental implants. When a dental implant in Sterling, VA is placed, it’s not just sitting there. It’s becoming a part of your jawbone. This process is called osseointegration.

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Another Hacking Trick used against Healthcare Offices.

Denticle

As almost everyone now knows, you should *never* click on a file emailed to you without first making sure it is authentic. Even then there are risks, but by contacting the people or organization that supposedly sent the file, you can eliminate the majority of that risk. Generally speaking, in the chain of security, the human element is the weakest link.

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Veterans With PTSD Are Also at High Risk of Poor Oral Health

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often experience poor oral health as well. Unfortunately, these veterans do not always have access to professional dental care services. The Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) limitations on dental coverage, governed by legislative constraints, leave many veterans without essential services. Despite well-established correlations between oral and mental health, a staggering 85% of American veterans lack dental coverage through the VA.

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Software of Excellence Partners With Pearl to Deliver Dental AI to the UK and Asia-Pacific Markets

Dentistry Today

Pearl announced that Software of Excellence , a leader in dental software, has selected Pearl as its new, exclusive dental artificial intelligence (AI) provider. Through the partnership, Software of Excellence will distribute Pearl’s Second Opinion as a standalone software to its customer base across Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and the UK markets, as well as offer native access to Pearl’s radiologic capabilities within Software of Excellence’s leading practice management system (PMS), EXACT

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Successful Sale of Wathen Road Dental Practice Facilitated by Christie & Co

Dentistry Today

Specialist business property adviser Christie & Co has announced the sale of Wathen Road Dental Practice in Surrey. Wathen Road Dental Practice is a three-surgery, predominantly private practice with circa 1,847 active patients. The business occupies a prime location in a residential area close to the high street in Dorking, Surrey. It has been owned by Neil Douglas for a number of years and was brought to market in 2023.

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Vyne Dental Continues to Innovate in Wake of Change Healthcare Cyber Attack

Dentistry Today

Vyne Dental, a leading provider of dental revenue technologies, claims processing, and electronic health information exchange for all-sized dental practices, emerged from the recent Change Healthcare data breach as a vital lifeline for the dental industry. The company expedited the launch of its new digital, self-service experience to onboard upwards of 10,000 new customers within three weeks, enabling them to continue serving patients with minimal cash-flow disruption.

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DentaQuest Donates $30,000 to Interfaith Dental Clinic

Dentistry Today

DentaQuest, part of Sun Life U.S., has given $30,000 to the Interfaith Dental Clinic in Tennessee. The donation supports Interfaith’s mentorship programs, which are designed to help local students develop careers in oral health and help increase access to dental services for low-income families in the state. Part of the donation also supports Interfaith’s recent fundraising gala.

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Inspiring the Next Generation: Dr. Paul Carey Scholarship Empowers Future Medical Leaders

Dentistry Today

Dr. Paul Carey, DDS , a distinguished figure in the medical community, is proud to announce the continuation of the Dr. Paul Carey Scholarship for Medical Students, an esteemed scholarship program aimed at supporting aspiring medical professionals in their academic pursuits. With a one-time award of $1,000, this scholarship is open to undergraduate students across the nation.

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InventHelp Inventor Develops New Denture Design

Dentistry Today

“I have had dentures since 2006, and I know how hard and aggravating it is to keep them fitting right. I remembered the equipment we used when I played sports and came up with this idea,” said an InventHelp inventor from Tazewell, VA. “AFFORD A DENT could eliminate the time, energy, and money expended on numerous visits to a dentist to have dentures refit.” AFFORD A DENT, patent-pending, offers users an alternative to traditional dentures.

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Affordable Dentures & Implants Opens in Kearny Mesa, California

Dentistry Today

The new Affordable Dentures & Implants practice in Kearny Mesa , California , located in The Shops At Spectrum, 9187 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Suite 4, is now open. The practice joins the nation’s largest provider network of dental practices—supported by Affordable Care —that provide tooth replacement services. From extractions and partial dentures to full dentures and dental implants , including implant-secured dentures , Affordable Dentures & Implants in Kearny Mesa offers quality,

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Andrea Cook Consulting Partners with Gaidge 360 Consulting

Dentistry Today

Gaidge 360 Consulting, a leading provider of orthodontic practice consulting services, is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Andrea Cook , a distinguished expert with over 20 years of chairside experience in clinical procedures. This collaboration marks a significant step forward in Gaidge 360 Consulting’s mission to empower orthodontic practices with innovative solutions and enhance clinical efficiency through the power of data and experience.

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Panacea Financial Announces Partnership with American Student Dental Association

Dentistry Today

Panacea Financial and the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) announced that they are partnering to provide ASDA dental student members with financial services, including personal loans and checking and savings accounts designed for the needs of dental students. ASDA has 23,000 student members located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. “This partnership with the American Student Dental Association will help support dentists-in-training across the country with access to concierge-level ban

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PDS Health Named Among The Civic 50 National Honorees by Points of Light

Dentistry Today

PDS Health, a leading U.S. provider of integrated healthcare support services, proudly announces its recognition as one of The Civic 50 honorees of 2024 by Points of Light, the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change. Each year, The Civic 50 program recognizes the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation and has established itself as the premier recognition program for corporate citizenship, social impact, and community engagement.