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October 24, 2016 News AnesthesiologyDental OfficeDentistryGeneral PracticeNewsOral Surgery

Many Questions are Arising Around Alberta’s Anesthesia Guidelines

by Alexandra Zabjek, CBC News

Alberta is one of just two provinces where dentists with specialized training both administer general anesthetic and perform a dental procedure on a patient, according to a CBC inquiry. The majority of provinces require at least two “operators” be present

October 17, 2016 News Dental OfficePractice managementPractice OperationsScheduling

How Efficient Is Your Scheduling?

by Lisa Philp

Once your patient has accepted their recommended treatment plan and has signed a financial agreement, the scheduling of their treatment may begin. One of the biggest challenges that we see practices dealing with on a daily basis is how to

October 14, 2016 News Dental HygieneDental OfficeNews

Join Hu-Friedy in Honouring Dental Hygienists and ‘Show Us Your Purple’

by Oral Health

Hu-Friedy, a global leader in the manufacturing of dental instruments and products, will honor dental hygienists across the country by wearing purple (the official color of dental hygiene) on October 19, 2016, the fourth annual #ShowUsYourPurple Day. Hu-Friedy created this

September 26, 2016 News Dental OfficeDentistryMarketing strategiesOffice ManagementWebsites

Create Thought Leadership in Dentistry

by Oral Health

One of the key attributes that can distinguish your dental marketing approach from other competitors is thought leadership. When patients search for a local dentist online, they are not only looking for credentials of competence, but also for authority and

September 26, 2016 News Dental OfficeDental TechnologyNews

New Tech-Filled Office for Dynamic Dental Brings Modern Touch to Dentistry

by Marketwired

Dynamic Dental, a full service general, cosmetic and multi-specialty dental office, is pleased to announce it has relocated in Mansfield, Massachusetts. The new location is bigger, more modern, and highly advanced. The office, which now includes an in-house orthodontics team,

September 20, 2016 Feature Dental HygieneDental OfficeDental TechnologyOral HealthPractice Operations

How to Select a Dental Software for Your Practice

by Feda Bashbishi

Purchasing a new practice management software for a dental office is not a trivial task. There are a lot of different choices and packages offered by software vendors that confuse the buyer rather than help her/him. Each package has its

September 8, 2016 News Dental OfficeDentistryNewsPractice Operations

ScanWriter Closing the Gap Between Dental Office Management and Accounting Software

by PR Newswire

Personable, Inc., the leading document management solutions provider, launched its Dentrix Connected version of ScanWriter, for Dentrix® users, at the 2016 California Dental Association Presents Conference in San Francisco, California, on Thursday, September 8, 2016. ScanWriter Dentrix Edition, a software

September 6, 2016 News Dental OfficeNewsPractice Operations

A Lesson Learned in Office Safety and Nitrous Oxide

by Mohit Priyadarshi, Inquisitr

An elderly Ohio man shot himself at the dentist’s office after mistaking a pistol for his phone while under the influence of nitrous oxide, according to ABC affiliate WKRN-TV. James White, a 72-year-old man living in Clark County, Ohio, went

August 31, 2016 Feature Dental HygieneDental OfficeDentistryOral Health

The Power Of O.R.A.N.G.E.

by Judy Kay Mausolf

My husband Steve, teases me about living in an orange bubble. Those of you who know me know that the color orange plays a big part in my life and how I brand myself. In fact, I often receive orange

August 31, 2016 Feature Dental HygieneDental OfficeDental Technology

The Importance Of Your Dental Software

by Feda Bashbishi

Nowadays, dentists are forced to balance between providing the best patient care and staying profitable and efficient. Recent changes in the dental industry and patient expectations have created a competitive market and introduced new challenges dentists never had to deal

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

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

August 29, 2016 News Dental OfficeNewsPractice Operations

Dental Office Uses Interior Design to Ease Patient Fears

by Dave Pinter, PSFK

Dental fear or dental phobia is a condition that an estimated 30-40 million people experience in America alone. Results of surveys have shown that past negative experiences, pain and embarrassment are some of the motivators that create this kind of

August 23, 2016 Feature Dental CareDental HygieneDental Office

Back To Basics: Listening Skills On The Phone

by Larry M. Guzzardo

Dentistry is part art, part science, but all about people. In dental school, the people part of the equation was overlooked, and it takes a number of years in practice to realize its importance. Dentistry is a service business, and

August 17, 2016 News AnnouncementDental LaboratoriesDental OfficeNews

Henry Schein Announces Takeover of Dental Supplies Ltd In Newfoundland and Labrador

by Oral Health

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 acquisition of Dental Supplies Limited (Dental Supplies), a leading full-service distributor serving dental practices

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 17, 2016 News AnnouncementDental OfficeDentistryNewsPractice Operations

Henry Schein Is Providing Care For Dentists Affected By Louisiana Flooding

by Oral Health

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 reminded its customers that the Henry Schein Disaster Relief Hotline is open for dentists, physicians and

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 9, 2016 News Dental OfficeNewsOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Video Glasses Displaying Cartoons Proven To Calm Children’s Anxiety While At The Dentist

by Taylor and Francis, Science Daily

Watching cartoons through video glasses during dental treatment could help lessen children’s anxiety and distress as well as reducing disruptive behavior, according to a randomized controlled trial published in Acta Odontologia Scandinavica. Anxiety about visiting the dentist and during treatment

February 23, 2016 News Dental OfficeGeneral PracticeOral Health

Septodont Launches “Dental Dread Campaign”

by Septodont

Septodont, along with Angus Reid, revealed a shocking survey 1 in 10 Canadians would rather swim with sharks than visit their dentist! #DentalDread can become a major problem as oral health is a corner stone for overall health. While Canadians