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Defeat Dry Mouth

Queen of Dental Hygiene

We need to talk about dry mouth. Not a day goes by I don’t have a patient or two that is affected by it. If you have it, you know how very uncomfortable it is, and are desparately seeking relief and solutions. Dry and Parched For those with severe dryness, it means life is uncomfortable. Without that elixir of life- saliva-things in the mouth fall apart rapidly.

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The Realities of Wealth Accumulation for Dentists

Dentistry Today

There are many ways for people to accumulate wealth, but for most dentists, the reliable, predictable (and best) source of wealth creation is their practice. It is important for dentists to understand the best path to financial success because most of us face a unique set of challenges when it comes to saving money. Dentists enter the workforce four or five (or more) years later than many other people.

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Planning for a Successful 2024

Oral Health Group

”Can you believe the year is almost over?” This is the question we always ask ourselves as we make our way to the final weeks The post Planning for a Successful 2024 appeared first on Oral Health Group.

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Planning for a Successful 2024

Dental Peers

”Can you believe the year is almost over?” This is the question we always ask ourselves as we make our way to the final weeks of the year. And, of course, we wonder what the next year will have in store for us. Economically, we can certainly expect a bumpy ride. With total GDP falling 1.1% in the third quarter, we may not officially be in a recession, but we are certainly not out of the woods on that front.

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First Day of Private Practice

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Savannah Craig The night before my first day of private practice felt a lot like the first day of school. I laid out my new scrubs, packed my lunch box, and double-checked my alarm was set ten times before I finally went to sleep. Of course, I woke up before my alarm with those anxious first-day butterflies in my stomach. In that moment I had to laugh because between all my years of schooling and residency, I’m no stranger to that ‘first-day feeling.

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How You Can Help the Opioid Crisis in Dentistry?

Dentistry Today

Embracing a Drug-Free Approach: The Role of Dentistry in Opioid-Free Practices The ongoing opioid crisis has cast a shadow over the entire healthcare landscape, prompting a reassessment of prescribing practices across various medical fields, including dentistry. Dental professionals play a crucial role in the broader healthcare system, and their significance in addressing the opioid crisis cannot be overstated.

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Is the Black Death of the 14th Century Related to Modern Periodontal Diseases?

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A recent study led by researchers from Pennsylvania State University and Australia’s University of Adelaide suggests a connection between the second plague pandemic of the mid-14th century, also known as the “black death,” and changes in the human oral microbiome. The black death, which claimed 30% to 60% of the European population, may have influenced oral microbiome composition, potentially contributing to chronic diseases in modern humans.

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What Makes Dental Implants Medically Necessary?

Hardin Dental

Patients who are in need of dental implants may be apprehensive about potential insurance coverage limitations. Often perceived as a cosmetic procedure , these individuals usually assume that their treatment will be totally out of pocket. In reality, these treatments are often categorized as medically necessary, rendering them eligible for coverage from their insurance company.

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A Complex Dental Restoration Using Cutting-Edge Technology and a Patient-Centric Approach

Dentistry Today

INTRODUCTION In the realm of contemporary dental practice, intricate cases often provide opportunities to demonstrate the integration of innovative technology and comprehensive clinical management. This case study presents a nuanced account of a patient who presented with a challenging dental scenario necessitating a multifaceted approach to restoration.

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Swiss Study Finds Stem Cells May Treat Orofacial Pain With Few Side Effects

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A study recently published in the Swiss journal Frontiers in Pain Research delves into the efficacy of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) as a potential treatment for orofacial pain, a persistent health issue in the United States. Current analgesic drug use for such pain often leads to adverse effects, necessitating alternative approaches. The study explores the use of MSCs, focusing on their pain-relieving properties.

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Firegang Dental Marketing Welcomes Johnny Miller as their New Senior Director of Practice Growth

Firegang

For Immediate Release 11/27/2023 Contact Firegang Dental Marketing Ryan Menacho (800) 398-0979 [link] Spokane, Washington Firegang Dental Marketing , an industry-leading dental marketing company, announces the addition of Johnny Miller as their new Senior Director of Practice Growth. With his exceptional expertise and experience, Johnny will spearhead the creation of effective growth strategies, empowering dentists to achieve remarkable success.

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Mastering Google Business Profiles for Dental Marketing

My Social Practice

Mastering Google Business Profiles Embark on a journey through dental marketing essentials with our detailed webinar, centered on effectively utilizing Google Business Profiles. Guided by the expertise of Lisa Copeland and Adrian Lefler, this webinar reveals key strategies for elevating your dental practice’s digital profile. Delve into the intricacies of managing Google reviews , ensuring HIPAA compliance in communications, and handling your online reputation.

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Managing Pediatric Sleep Apnea

Dentistry Today

INTRODUCTION Our nation, our world, is facing an epidemic of unhealthy, disturbed sleep. It is not just overweight, middle-aged adults. Sleep issues run through our society. Three to 12% of children suffer from sleep-disordered breathing (SDB). This encompasses a spectrum of breathing abnormalities that occur during sleep in children. The condition ranges from primary snoring, characterized by noisy breathing without significant airflow obstruction, to more severe forms, such as obstructive sl

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Root Canal Aftercare Tips

Phoenix Endodontist

Root canal treatment of a damaged or infected natural tooth can enable it to last a lifetime. However, like most treatments, you as the patient must do your part to ensure your procedure is successful. Proper root canal treatment aftercare can be divided into things you should do immediately after the procedure, during recovery week, and things you should do over the long run.

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How Marketing Attribution Helps Dentists Increase Production

Patient News

Marketing attribution will never be perfect. There is a famous attribution analogy by Kabeer Chaudhary, CEO at M&C Saatchi, that helps to simply explain attribution and how important it is to recognize all the touchpoints that impact decision-making. It goes something like this: Johnny is introduced to Jane by his friend Jack. Years later, Johnny’s mother gives Johnny the courage.

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Guide to Preventing & Treating Gum Disease

Batchelor-Dentistry

Maintaining good oral health is not just about achieving a sparkling smile; it's a cornerstone of overall well-being. Among the various oral health challenges, gum disease stands out as a prevalent and often underestimated threat. Your gums play a crucial role in supporting your teeth and, by extension, your entire oral health. The consequences of gum disease go beyond the discomfort of bleeding gums or persistent bad breath.

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Zahn Dental Exclusively Distributes Myerson’s New Trusana 3D Premium Denture System

Dentistry Today

Zahn Dental has announced its exclusive distribution of Myerson’s newly launched Trusana Premium Denture System. The system comprises the Trusana Premium 3D Tooth Resin, Trusana Premium 3D Denture Base Resin, and Trusana Bond Denture Adhesive. These three products work together to create a premium denture with optimal physical properties and aesthetics for dental laboratories.

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Brain Boost: Hybrid Event Concept a complete Success

3M

Top-class speakers, practice-oriented content with extensive hands-on training: We got it all together in the hybrid Brain Boost event by 3M.

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UNC Researcher Discovers Sex-Dependent Differences in Periodontal Disease Progression

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Julie Marchesan, DDS, PhD, a faculty member at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Adams School of Dentistry, recently secured a $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for her groundbreaking research on periodontal diseases and their connection to biological sex. Focused on disease development and prevention, her study revealed unexpected sex-dependent differences in preventive care outcomes, particularly related to the inflammatory cytokine IL-1b.

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‘AlignMiracle’ Makes Waves in the World of Direct Clear Aligners

Dentistry Today

ODS Co., Ltd., a leading provider of Direct Clear Aligner (also known as “Direct Print Aligner”), announced the publication of treatment cases using direct clear aligners in the October 2023 issue of the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics (JCO) , one of the most respected publications in the field of orthodontics. ‘Orthodontic Treatments Using Directly 3D-Printed Clear Aligners’ published in the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics on October 2023 (Graphic: Business Wire) The Direct Clear