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February 8, 2011 News Dental HygienePractice managementPreventive Dentistry

Have You Analyzed Your Hygiene Department Lately?

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by Debbie Seidel-Bittke The dental hygiene department is one of the biggest parts of every successful dental practice! Many dental practices have dental hygiene departments that do not produce at least 30% of the total office production. Why does this occur?

February 4, 2011 News Dental HygienePreventive Dentistry

In lieu of joy buzzers, techniques for motivation

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by Angie Stone,RDH,B – from Dental Tribune Patient after patient, hour after hour, day after day hygienists can be heard delivering oral hygiene instruction (OHI) to their patients. This task has the ability to become mundane. So mundane that other

February 4, 2011 News Practice managementPreventive DentistryTrends in Dental Education

Know your cuts of meat and your teeth

by ken

You must check out this website…….   Welcome to KnowYourTeeth The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is proud to welcome you to KnowYourTeeth.com. It’s the newest go-to resource that’s been designed, first and foremost, to meet the needs of consumers who

January 13, 2011 News Practice managementPreventive Dentistry

What’s all this blather about retreading patients – oh, recare!!! sorry..

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by Debbie Seidel-Bittke Preventive Care Appointments = Lifeline Image by Getty Images via @daylife One system in the dental office, which is often overlooked, is the dental hygiene departments’ recare system. It works best when the office doesn’t need to

January 9, 2011 News Evidence based dentistryGeneral NewsPreventive Dentistry

50 reasons to oppose fluoridation

by ken

Dr. Paul Connet, Ph.D. of St. Lawrence University in Canton, NY offers 50 reasons to oppose fluoridation as listed below and the statements are slightly edited. 1, Humans don’t need fluoride to have good teeth; 2, Fluoridation is unnecessary. Most Western

January 8, 2011 News General NewsPreventive Dentistry

When you smile, I see spots before my eyes?

by ken

ATLANTA (AP) — In a remarkable turnabout, federal health officials say many Americans are now getting too much fluoride because of its presence not just in drinking water but in toothpaste, mouthwash and other products, and it’s causing splotches on

Figure 10 - Patient #10 results.
December 1, 2010 Feature PeriodonticsPreventive Dentistry

The OravitalTM System: A Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Periodontal Disease

by Kerry Hyland-Lepicek, RDH

There is substantial evidence indicating that most forms of periodontal disease are specific infections caused by an overgrowth of mainly anaerobic bacteria species. Standard treatment for periodontal disease is mechanical debridement and successful treatment can be associated with the reduction

September 30, 2010 News Oral HealthPreventive Dentistry

CarieScan LLC Launches CarieScan PRO in North America!

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     CarieScan Launches CarieScan PRO And Opens North American Office   CHARLOTTE, NC- (September 27, 2010) – CarieScan LLC is pleased to announce that they have established their North American presence with a new office in Charlotte, NC. The

March 25, 2010 News Oral HealthPreventive Dentistry

New Campaign to Make Oral Cancer Screening Routine

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            SAVETHEFACE.ORG LAUNCHED TO MAKE ORAL CANCER SCREENING ROUTINE   VANCOUVER, CANADA (March 23, 2010) – PMI Labs of Vancouver is launching a “Save the Face” campaign to make oral cancer screening as routine as the

Figure 4-The final restoration at recall radiograph showing adaption of restoration and excellent bone height in the area of root removal.
March 1, 2010 Feature Preventive Dentistry

Hemisection as a Treatment Option: A Case Report

by Anthony T. Nowakowski, BSc, DMD, Alex Serebnitski, DMD, BSc(Dent) and Igor J. Pesun, DMD, MS, FACP,

Abstract Patients are becoming more educated in the available treatments and will ask for services by name. This paper offers a treatment option that preserves tooth structure in cases that are carefully selected. In the right situation a fine restorative