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September 13, 2016 News DentalGeneral PracticeNewsPractice Operations

Dental School Graduate Walks Straight Into Owning Dental Practice

by Deborah Neyens, The Gazette

Upon their graduation from dental school in June, most of Amy Scallon’s classmates went to work as employees in existing dental practices. Not Scallon. Instead, she became her own boss. On Aug. 1, the newly minted dentist purchased Palisades Family

Water Fluoridation
August 31, 2016 Feature Dental HygieneGeneral PracticeOral HealthPractice Operations

Community Water Fluoridation: Tackling The Irrational Fears

by Dr. Pasquale Duronio and Dr. Steven Baum

Abstract Over the past several decades, a political movement has evolved whose agenda is to end community water fluoridation. Despite decades of data demonstrating safe and effective reductions in dental caries, anti-fluoridation activists continue their efforts globally. Under the banner

communication
August 31, 2016 Feature Dental HygieneDental OfficeGeneral PracticePractice Operations

Marketing 101: The Art Of The Referral

by Larry M. Guzzardo

Consider the type of patient you would like in your practice. Stop spending time putting out fires that consume valuable time and energy, with problem patients. Spend more time with your preferred patients and their friends. Birds of a feather

Eye Wash Stations
August 31, 2016 Feature Dental HygieneDental OfficeGeneral PracticePractice Operations

Dental Office Must-Have: Eye Wash Stations

by Lauren McFarlane, BA, CHSC

Why would a dental practice require an eye wash station? Is it required by law? And if so, what type of equipment is needed? Although the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario recommends the installation of eye wash stations

DUWL
August 31, 2016 Feature Dental CareDental HygieneGeneral Practice

Pure And Simple: DUWL Solutions

by Leann Keefer, RDH, MSM

Providing clean, safe dental water is critical to implementing and maintaining effective infection control protocols. Exposure to poor water quality can pose a health risk for people and conflicts with universally accepted infection prevention protocols. Noted most recently, in 2011

August 17, 2016 News Dental OfficeGeneral PracticeNewsPublic Health

Patients Are Going To The Emergency Room Instead Of Your Office

by Worcester Business Journal Online

More than 36,000 visits to hospital emergency rooms for preventable oral health conditions cost the Massachusetts health care system between $14.8 million and $36 million in 2014, according to a new Health Policy Commission report. Sixty percent of the the

August 11, 2016 News Dental OfficeGeneral PracticeNewsPractice Operations

Don’t Let Your Dental Office Become A Hazardous Environment For Employees

by David Quezada, Dentistry IQ

No one wants to get hurt on the job, or have to face a workers’ compensation claim. How can you keep your dental office safe for everyone? Chances are you became a dentist or dental professional to help others maintain

August 3, 2016 News AnnouncementDental CareGeneral PracticeNewsPublic Health

Don’t Tell Your Patients To Stop Flossing Yet, CDA Says

by Sheryl Ubelacker, CTV News Kitchener

There may be sparse evidence in the medical literature that flossing helps prevent cavities and gum disease, but the Canadian Dental Association says that, for dentists, the proof is in a patient’s mouth. The Associated Press looked at the most

August 2, 2016 News Dental CareGeneral PracticeNewsPaediatric Dentistry

ADA Guidelines Indicate Sealants Are Beneficial Way To Fight Caries in Children

by Michelle Manchir, American Dental Association News

A systematic review and the updated clinical practice guidelines it helped generate published in the August edition of The Journal of the American Dental Association give a clear indication to dental professionals as to the marked benefit of the use

August 2, 2016 News AnnouncementDental CareGeneral PracticeNewsPublic Health

Flossing May Not Be The Key To Good Oral Health

by Associated Press

It’s one of the most universal recommendations in all of public health: Floss daily to prevent gum disease and cavities. Except there’s little proof that flossing works. Still, the federal government, dental organizations and manufacturers of floss have pushed the

July 15, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Light Up The Night!

by AboutFace

Celebrating Differences! AboutFace is excited to celebrate differences and uniqueness in everyone during our first annual “Light Up the Night” Fashion Show & Gala fundraiser on Friday, October 28, 2016. This one-of-a-kind fashion show event aims to promote beauty through

July 7, 2016 News AnnouncementCosmetic / AestheticDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & Technology

Brian Vujnovich Named Regional Sales Manager at Cefla Medical Equipment

by Cefla Medical Equipment

Cefla Medical Equipment, a subsidiary of  Europe’s number one dental unit manufacturer, has announced that Brian Vujnovich has joined its team as Regional Sales Manager and will be responsible for the Western US market. Before accepting his new position at Cefla, Vujnovich

Henry Schein has joined 20 of its supplier partners to provide 3,000 Welcome Kits to American Cancer Society Hope Lodge facilities, which will then distribute the kits to people undergoing cancer treatment far from their homes. Supplier partners supporting the program include: 3M, AllWays, Clorox, Colgate, Coltene, Dentsply, GC America, Gojo, GSK, Heraeus, Hu-Friedy, Kerr Group, Medico, Medicom, Oral-B, Revive, Septodont, Sunstar, Team Technologies, and Water Pik. (PRNewsFoto/Henry Schein, Inc.)
July 7, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Henry Schein Donates 3,000 Welcome Kits To American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Facilities

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Company Joins 20 Supplier Partners to Provide Personal Hygiene Products and Related Items for People Receiving Treatment Far from Home Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health

July 5, 2016 News DentalGeneral PracticeOral HealthPractice Operations

Canadian Dentists Set Record Highs in Use of Social Media and Practice Computerization

by DIAC (Dental Industry Association of Canada)

Canadian dentists continue to increase their use of social media to promote their dental practices, according to results from the DIAC (Dental Industry Association of Canada) Twentieth Annual Future of Dentistry Survey. Over 50% of respondents now actively employ social

July 5, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

B.C. Man Accused of Selling False Teeth Made of Clay

by Camille Bains, The Canadian Press

A man accused of making false teeth from modelling clay says a petition filed against him by three dental regulatory organizations in British Columbia is cruel and unnecessary. Matthew Block says in a B.C. Supreme Court document filed by his girlfriend that he has

June 29, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticePaediatric DentistryPreventive Dentistry

Starting Early: Child Oral Health Program Triples Preventive Visits

by Oral Health

UCLA–First 5 LA initiative aims to improve California’s low rates of child dental services An innovative program that serves low-income and uninsured children in Los Angeles, the UCLA–First 5 LA 21st Century Dental Homes Project, has more than tripled preventive

June 21, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthOral Surgery

Men Need Less Sedative Than Women During Oral Surgery

by Oral Health

Anesthesia Progress – The stress that oral surgery patients experience during a procedure can cause elevated heart rates and blood pressure during operations. To avoid these side effects, surgeons often request sedation or general anesthesia for their patients. However, finding

June 20, 2016 News Dental LaboratoriesDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Henry Schein Completes Investment with J. Morita

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, today announced the completion of a 50 percent equity investment in One Piece Corp., a subsidiary of

June 17, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & Healing

Tae Bo Fitness creator Billy Blanks to kick SIROWORLD’s health and fitness activities into action!

by Oral Health

Pioneer of the revolutionary total body fitness phenomenon will lead fitness activities during the inaugural ultimate dental meeting Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company™, announced the addition of internationally recognized fitness instructor and founder of Tae Bo® Fitness Billy Blanks®

June 14, 2016 News Dental LaboratoriesDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Steven W. Kess of Henry Schein Accepts Lifetime Leadership Award from the New York State Dental Foundation

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Kess Recognized for His Commitment to Establishing Public-Private Partnerships to Advance the Dental Industry and His Decades of Mentorship to Future Leaders in Health Care Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services