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Make the Most of Your Investment: 5 Budget-Friendly Marketing Tips for 2022

Oral Health Group

We’ve all heard, “it takes money to make money.” That is true of any business, including a dental practice.

A Comparative Study of Cervical Composite Restorations Microleakage Using Dental Universal Bonding and Two-step Self-etch Adhesive

Dental News and Technology

J Contemp Dent Pract. 2021 Sep 1;22(9):1035 Abstract Aim: The aim of this study is to compare microleakage of cervical restorations using universal bonding and two-step self-etch adhesive with or without enamel etching through a dye penetration testing method.

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Repositioned face masks still cause artifacts on extraoral images

Dr. Bicuspid

Repositioning face masks with metal nosepieces below patients' mouths may not be enough to prevent artifacts from forming during extraoral imaging, according to a letter to the editor published on January 6 in Academic Radiology.

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How To Run a Successful Dental Practice – Time to Get Pumped UP!

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Dr. Paul Caselle. We have closed out 2021, now it’s time to get pumped up about 2022 and run a successful dental practice by following these four steps: Assessment, Objectives, Plan, and Execution. Assessment Objectives Plan Execution. Assessment.

Communication in dentistry: a philosophical perspective

ASDA Blog

There is evidence that effective communication practices lead to higher quality patient outcomes, such as greater satisfaction, greater understanding and recall, lower costs of care, better compliance with prevention and treatment protocols, and even better treatment outcomes (1, 2, 3, 4).

ADA to award 2022 Humanitarian Award to Dr. Jeffrey B. Dalin

Dental News and Technology

Jeffrey B. Dalin, D.D.S. Jeffrey B. Dalin, D.D.S., of St. Louis will receive the ADA's 2022 Humanitarian Award for co-creating and guiding the Give Kids A Smile program since the ADA adopted the program 20 years ago, ADA News reported.

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Dental Dose: TikTok trend with serious side effects

Dr. Bicuspid

In this episode of Dental Dose, pharmacologist Tom Viola, RPh, talks about a viral TikTok trend that led teenagers to take high doses of common over-the-counter medications. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Dental Dose: The one supplement proven to work -- in weird ways.

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Verywell Health names Patterson Dental ‘Best Overall Dental Supply Company’

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Read Time: 1 Minute, 1 Second. A new survey from Verywell Health ranks Patterson Dental as the ‘ Best Overall Dental Supply Company ‘ of 2021.

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Pacific Dental Services Hits $2 Billion Revenue Milestone

Dental News and Technology

Company credits unique operating model as core to its success. IRVINE, Calif., 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Dental Services ® (PDS), one of the nation's leading dental support organizations, today announced a key milestone in its growth journey.

FDA warns that buprenorphine causes dental problems

Dr. Bicuspid

The use of transmucosal buprenorphine, a drug prescribed to treat opioid use disorder and pain, may cause dental problems, according to a warning issued January 12 from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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The 10 Best Dental Websites of 2021

My Social Practice

The Best Dental Websites of 2021! Ranked and Graded by the Dental Marketing Guru's at My Social Practice. With around 160,000 dentists in the United States finding the best dental websites is not an easy task.

New Study Shows Age and Income Impact Dental Hygienists’ COVID-19 Infection Control Protocol

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A new study published in the International Journal of Dental Hygiene found that age and income influence dental hygienists’ COVID-19 infection control protocols.

Clinical performance of direct composite resin versus indirect restorations on endodontically treated posterior teeth: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Dental News and Technology

Open Access Published: December 31, 2021 DOI: [link] Abstract Statement of problem High-level evidence concerning the restoration of endodontically treated posterior teeth by means of direct composite resin or indirect restorations is lacking.

Dental salary survey finds higher wages, office turnover

Dr. Bicuspid

Overall wages for the dental industry have increased, despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, according to a survey released by DentalPost on January 11. However, with the increase in wages lurks the threat of turnover in some front office roles.

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Answers to 27 Dental SEO Marketing Questions You Were Afraid To Ask

My Social Practice

Twelve years ago, when I first got into dental SEO marketing, I thought I understood everything. I knew that it stood for search engine optimization. I knew about link building and optimizing for Google maps, and I also knew that the goal was to rank higher in search engines.

Cannabidiol Shows Promise in the Fight Against SARS-CoV-2

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A University of Chicago study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, suggests that an oral solution of cannabidiol (CBD)—derived from the cannabis plant—may be an effective antiviral agent with the potential to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Systematic review on diabetes mellitus and dental implants: an update

Dental News and Technology

How to make 2022 your best year ever

Dr. Bicuspid

Building and sustaining a successful, thriving dental practice doesn't require a lot of complicated steps. As you determine how to make the most of 2022, Curtis Marshall offers two simple steps to ensure you will accomplish your goals.

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Is Email Marketing For Dentists Still Relevant?

YapiApp

Here Are Five Quick Tips Regarding Email Marketing for Dentists. Plus, get three free videos that you can share in any patient-facing email you send. Click on the button below to download now! Get Now!

Federal Healthcare Workers Deployed to States Struggling to Handle Omicron Surge

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The United States military is sending physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers to New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, Michigan, and New Mexico to support those states’ hospital systems as they face surging numbers of COVID-19 patients due to the quick transmission of the Omicron variant.

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Set Your Dental Practice up for Success in 2022

Planet DDS

Even as practices are starting to see patient volumes that are closer to pre-pandemic levels, things still seem unpredictable in the dental industry. Practices continue to grapple with uncertainties and long-term impacts of the pandemic that are beyond their control.

Blindness case prompts call to delay oral surgery after COVID-19

Dr. Bicuspid

A recent case report detailed an incident in which a man went blind after a tooth extraction. The experience led the authors to call for delaying minor dental surgeries such as tooth extractions for patients with diabetes who have recently recovered from COVID-19.

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5 Things Every Parent Needs to Know About Baby Teeth

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

If you’re a parent, baby teeth are something that you probably think about often. They come in all shapes and sizes and it’s important to know what normal baby teeth look like so you can tell if they need to be seen by the dentist.

Throat Swab May Be Better Bet on Rapid COVID-19 Tests Than Nose Swab

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Rapid antigen tests conducted via nasal swab may not be effective at detecting COVID-19 caused by the Omicron variant within the first few days of infection.

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Don’t Do THIS During Your Perio Exam!

Coaches Corner

Don’t Do THIS During Your Perio Exam! (It’s It’s a huge mistake that most dentists and hygienists make). There is a huge mistake that most dentists and hygienists make during the perio exam, one that prevents patients from moving forward with treating their periodontal disease.

Dental Practice Made Simple: A built-in 2nd opinion

Dr. Bicuspid

No dentist likes to hear patients say they want a second opinion. But dentists can seize the opportunities of second opinions by offering them in their own practice, Dr. Roger P. Levin explains in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple.

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Use Of Platelet Rich Fibrin In Dentistry

Healthy Smiles

The burgeoning research in medical science has led to several finds that are both interesting and advantageous. One such research is the Platelet Rich Fibrin or PRF. Dr. Joseph Choukron, a French surgeon, is credited with the invention of the PRF techniques (L-PRF, A-PRF, and i-PRF).

Interval for Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Boosters Shortened From 6 Months to 5 Months

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

As the United States continues to break records with skyrocketing COVID-19 case numbers, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) changed its recommendation for the Pfizer and Moderna booster shots.

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Reactivation: “Shut The Back Door!”

Coaches Corner

Some studies have shown that the cost of obtaining a new patient is TWELVE TIMES higher than reactivating ones who have already been into your office.

What dentistry has learned about TMDs, orthodontics in 30 years

Dr. Bicuspid

In the past 30 years, dentistry has learned that conventional orthodontic treatments do not cure or cause temporomandibular disorders (TMDs), according to an article published on January 7 in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.

Why Replacing Lost Teeth Is Important In Blackburn

Healthy Smiles

Missing a tooth is unappealing from an aesthetic standpoint. A gap in your teeth can be both annoying and humiliating. Apart from being unattractive, missing a tooth can damage your dental health.

Virginia Dental Association Tells Patients to Avoid Hospitals for Emergency Dental Care

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

As hospitals across the United States struggle to handle an overwhelmingly high number of COVID-19 patients, the Virginia Dental Association (VDA) has made a public plea to keep patients with dental issues out of emergency departments. Virginia Governor Ralph S.

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FABRICATING A CROWN UNDER AN EXISTING? ?REMOVABLE PARTIAL DENTURE | Dispatch #3

Dentistry Blog

Fabricating a crown under an existing removable partial denture requires special attention by the dentist to ensure an optimal outcome. This is one of the most challenging impressions in dentistry when seeking a proper fitting prosthesis.

Opportunities in 2022 for your dental practice

Dr. Bicuspid

Maybe you sustained your practice during the shutdown, or perhaps you struggled to keep it together and still haven't reached prepandemic numbers. Dr. James V. Anderson offers advice on how to grow your practice in 2022, whatever your situation.

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Virtual Dental Event: Looking beyond bond strength, Part 1

3M

3M has been committed to continuously developing adhesives and cements that offer high bond strengths, robustness and clinical excellence. In a world of excellence, can we expect more from our adhesives and cements?

RE-GEN Bioactive Dental Adhesive Wins Two International Business Awards

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Vista Apex, a market leader in endodontic and restorative dental products, was honored with two International Stevie Awards at the 17th Annual International Business Awards show, held virtually in December 2021.

Dr. Jeff Dalin to Receive ADA 2022 Humanitarian Award

Denticle

Let's give some credit to where credit is due. Early in my "second career" of teaching, testing, writing, etc I met an incredibly nice guy from St. Louis named Jeff Dalin.

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