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February 28, 2020 News News

Oral Health 2019: Annual Survey Results

by DentaVox

Flossing is the most skipped routine, eating healthy – the most common health resolution At the end of last year, we explored the oral health status and habits of 376 people in the dedicated survey “Oral Health Summary 2019” on DentaVox. Respondents

June 1, 2019 News News

Patients Possibly Exposed to Improperly Cleaned Tools at Colorado Springs Clinic

by Catherine Silver, KKTV 11 News

A local dental clinic is notifying nearly 30 patients that they may have been put at risk of disease. Peak Vista says some of their dental tools were improperly-cleaned at their main clinic in Colorado Springs. It’s at the International

May 2, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Practice Automation: Allowing You To Focus On Your Patients

by Savannah Koran

As we all know, dentistry is an ever-changing industry and with the advancement of new technology, it can become increasingly harder to keep up with the latest and greatest advances in the market. In addition to clinical technology becoming more

May 2, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Cannabis, Capacity and Consent

by Julian Perez, Vice President of Compliance & Risk Management, dentalcorp

Ever since the government began seriously discussing legalization of marijuana for recreational use, dental professionals have developed an intense curiosity about what the change would mean, both for the health of patients and the provision of care. There are copious

March 27, 2019 News News

Three Philadelphia Dental Clinics May Have Exposed Patients to HIV, Officials Say

by Brett Molina, USA TODAY

Three dental clinics were shut down in Philadelphia because of conditions that may have exposed patients to diseases such as HIV, said the city’s health department. Three locations of the Trieu Family Dental Clinic were shut down by the Philadelphia

February 25, 2019 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPatient education

5 Important Steps to Improve New Patient Experience

by Henry Taylor, Superior Smiles

The patient experience is the most vital aspect of maintaining a successful dentist-to-patient relationship. Following a comprehensive routine for marketing your practice to new patients makes them feel cared for and is a critical part of running a successful dental

December 19, 2018 News News

Former Patients of Shuttered Burien Dental Clinic Urged to Get Hepatitis, HIV Tests

by KOMO Staff

Patients who recently had services performed at a Burien dental office are being advised to get tested for Hepatitis and HIV after issues were discovered with the clinic’s sterilization practices. After a complaint, health officials conducted an inspection of the

November 22, 2018 News News

Melbourne Dentist Jailed for Indecently Assaulting Patients, Staff

by Australian Associated Press

A Melbourne dentist who sexually exploited his patients and a nurse will spend at least four-and-a-half years in prison. Nashaat Michael, 60, has been sentenced to seven years and three months in jail after pleading guilty to indecently assaulting eight patients and

May 30, 2018 News News

Ontario Dental Clinic Patients Need Hepatitis, HIV Testing

by CTV Barrie

Patients of a Lindsay dental clinic are being told they need to be tested for hepatitis and HIV. The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit says it launched an investigation into the infection and prevention practices of the Lakeland

February 27, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPublic Health

Canadian Emergency Rooms Seeing Too Many Dental Cases

by CBC Radio

If dental care was publicly funded, fewer people would become addicted to opioids. That’s just one of the reasons Dr. Hasan Sheikh, an emergency room physician in Toronto, is calling on governments to expand medicare. Another reason? Doctors don’t know

November 14, 2016 News Computer softwarePractice managementTechnology

Increase Patient Satisfaction Rates with Dental IT Tools

by Naren Arulrajah with Vikas Vij, Ekwa Marketing

Several patient-friendly dental IT (information technology) tools are available today to help improve the levels of patient satisfaction. At the same time, these tools can make a dental practice more operationally efficient. Dentists who adopt new technologies and innovative IT

October 20, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsPractice Operations

Fred Joyal Webinar Reveals The Truth Behind What Dental Patients Want

by Oral Health

Futuredontics® announced today that company co-founder Fred Joyal is hosting a free webinar for dentists called “What Dental Patients Want.” In this special live presentation, Fred draws on new research to reveal the surprising factors that have the greatest impact

July 28, 2011 News BlogsElearning

ACE Dental Education

by ken

From YOU TUBE – via Facebook ACE Dental Education. A series of informational website’s designed to help dental patients better understand the treatments and procedures available to them to improve oral health. For more info or to find an ACE

July 7, 2011 News Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentist slams overuse of ‘porcelain pornography’

by ken

From our friends at o’er the pond at dentistry.co.uk Some dental patients are having unnecessary, expensive and aggressive restorative treatment for minor cosmetic problems because porcelain crowns and veneers are being overused. That’s according to Martin Kelleher, consultant in restorative

December 11, 2010 News General News

Future of Dentistry – Trends

by ken

The series of entries to follow are a review of the blogs and literature that describe the trends that the current layer of dental pundits suggest will alter the face of our profession in the coming years. Some are fascinating,

December 10, 2010 News Restorative

FDA to reexamine metal dental fillings

by ken

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. health regulators are seeking a second opinion on whether mercury-containing dental fillings pose a risk to dental patients, especially children and pregnant women. Food and Drug Administration officials said that while there are