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June 20, 2017 News NewsPaediatric Dentistry

Healthy California Toddler Dies After Routine Dental Visit

by Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times

Three-year-old Daleyza Hernandez-Avila recently visited a surgical center in Stockton for what was supposed to be a routine dental procedure. But on the June 12 visit, her heart stopped about 30 minutes into the procedure. She was later pronounced dead

June 20, 2017 News NewsPractice Operations

Control Plans for Bloodborne Exposures Aren’t Common in Dental Offices

by Safety + Health

Twenty-eight percent of private dental practices have not fulfilled OSHA’s requirement for a written, site-specific bloodborne pathogens exposure control plan, according to the results of a recent survey conducted by NIOSH and the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention, an oral health care

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June 1, 2017 Feature Dental HygienePractice Operations

Making the Shift: Enhancing Our Impact Through Oral Systemic Links

by Sara DeNino Paone, RDH, RNCP

On March 29, the Oral Wellness Learning Institute for Dentistry (OWL) where I serve as the educational director, had the privilege to assemble an amazing group of dental and medical practitioners and advocates. Our guests included representatives from Diabetes Canada,

April 25, 2017 Video

Financial Management: Buying vs. Opening a New Practice

by Oral Health

David Chong Yen takes us through some of the first things to consider when deciding whether it’s in your (and your career’s) best interest to buy an existing practice or open up your own. Watch last week’s video: Future of

April 24, 2017 News Dental OfficeNewsOffice Management

Dentist Accused of Illegal Staffing, Defrauding Healthcare System

by CBS New York

A Brooklyn dentist used unlicensed people to perform dental work in his office and sent the bills to Medicaid, the New York State Attorney General’s Office alleged Friday. Licensed dentist Joseph Shyknevsky, 46, of Brooklyn, was accused in an indictment

April 21, 2017 News Dental TechnologyNewsPractice Operations

Earth Day Initiatives by Hu-Friedy Encourage Greener Dental Choices

by Hu-Friedy

Hu-Friedy, a global leader in dental manufacturing, today announced its plans to promote earth-friendly initiatives in support of Earth Day, April 22nd,, with a focus on its dental instrument recycling program, Environdent. The Hu-Friedy Environdent program, facilitates the ecologically responsible

March 30, 2017 Video Sponsored

Paid EXPERDENT Dental Advisors – Specialists in Dental Practice Solutions at PDC 2017

by Oral Health

Melissa Summerfield speaks with EXPERDENT Dental Advisors’ Fazle A Naqvi about how they assist dentists understand the ins and outs of their lease. While at the 2017 Pacific Dental Conference, Melissa then moves on to talk with EXPERDENT’s Sandra Harvey

March 29, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPublic Health

Serious Infections May Have Been Spread in Unlicensed Dental Office

by Eva Ferguson, Calgary Herald

After shutting down an unlicensed dental office in a southwest residence last week, Alberta Health Services is asking anyone who received services there to be tested for several serious viruses, including HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. “Our investigation has

March 24, 2017 Product Spotlight

Dentsply Sirona: Clean Processes for Safe Infection Control

by Dentsply Sirona

Infection control in the dental practice begins with the thorough cleaning and disinfection of the hands. It also includes cleaning and disinfection of surfaces that are near the patient, such as treatment centers, and the correct reprocessing of used instruments.

March 14, 2017 Video FinancesPractice Operations

3 Factors to Consider When Buying a Practice

by Oral Health

Account Manager, Eugene Chu, talking about buying a dental practice in this week’s Best Practices video. Eugene gives the 3 factors you MUST think about if you’re buying a dental practice. He’ll go into great detail about WHY Billing, Chart

March 1, 2017 Product Spotlight

New Online Portal Helps Doctors Share Digital Impressions with Labs

by Carestream Dental

Carestream Dental knows that behind any accurate restoration or fabrication is superior communication between the doctor and the lab. That’s why it’s pleased to announce the launch of CS Connect for fast, secure transmission of digital intraoral impression files. “Uploading

February 28, 2017 News DentistryNewsPractice Operations

B.C. Dentists Seeing a Growth in Dental Corporatization

by BC Business

If you’re one of B.C.’s 3,400-odd dentists, chances are you run your own business. But several trends, from crushing student debt to the rising price of setting up shop, are paving the way for large corporate dental groups to push

February 27, 2017 Product Spotlight

SIDEXIS 4’s New Software Update Brings Better Imaging Experience

by Dentsply Sirona

After a successful launch of SIDEXIS 4 at the IDS 2015, Dentsply Sirona has updated its standard-setting software, enhancing the already robust platform to become a true all-inclusive imaging hub for every dental practice. Seamless Workflow As the central hub

February 21, 2017 Video FinancesPractice Operations

Top 2 Tips for Buying a Dental Practice

by Oral Health

In this financial video, David Chong Yen, chartered accountant, talks about two of his biggest tips when buying a dental practice: 1. Synergy and 2. Realizing Value. His biggest advice: “Control risk.” Watch last week’s Best Practices video: 3 Keys

February 14, 2017 Video FinancesPractice Operations

3 Keys to a Successful Associateship

by Oral Health

Patient care shouldn’t be the only area of dentistry you concern yourself with. Financial management is a key factor to running a successful practice and seeing a thriving future. Eugene Chu goes through some important information you, as dentists, need

January 17, 2017 Video Dental TechnologyOral HealthTechnologyTrends in Dentistry

Digital Dentistry with Morton Worsoe

by Oral Health

As Chairman of The Danish Society of Oral CAD/CAM, Morton Worsoe is familiar with changing technology. In this week’s Best Practices video we talk to Morton about how digital dentistry is changing the practice of dentistry. Watch last week’s Best

January 10, 2017 News AnnouncementContinuing EducationNews

Crosstex Appoints Mark Duro as Director, Clinical Education

by Crosstex

Crosstex, a division of Cantel Medical Corp., is pleased to announce the recent hire of Mark Duro, who will join the team as Director of Clinical Education following the recent retirement of Chuck Hughes. With world-class education at the forefront

January 4, 2017 Product Spotlight

CS Boost Lets Dentists Manage Practice, Patients from Anywhere

by Carestream Dental

Doctors are always looking for a boost, whether it’s a boost to their practice performance, patient satisfaction or their efficiency. Now, with CS Boost, doctors have in- and out-of-office web and mobile access to their clinical information, to give them

January 3, 2017 Video DentistryOral HealthPractice Operations

‘Best Practices’ Introduction

by Oral Health

‘Best Practices‘ is a weekly editorial video series exploring clinical dentistry and practice management. Look for advice and expertise on industry developments, office communication, digital marketing and more. Melissa Summerfield, Oral Health Group’s managing director, guides you through this series

January 3, 2017 News Dental OfficeNewsOral Health

‘Cake Culture’ in Dental Offices Leading to Unhealthy Habits

by Alexandra Topping, The Guardian

As many people return to work after Christmas full of good intentions, leading dentists are urging them to make one more resolution for the new year: eat less cake in the office. The faculty of dental surgery (FDS) at the