How to put a price tag on your dental laboratory?
November 27, 2013 -- What is your dental laboratory worth? Consultant Thomas Climo, PhD, helps answer this question and assists dental lab owners in determining the market price or market worth of their dental lab.
5 accounting pearls new dentists should count on
November 26, 2013 -- Many new dentists are unfamiliar with most of the steps to take following graduation or completion of their residency program -- other than to search for employment to pay off their student loans. But the beginning of your career should be more than just finding a job. Here are five suggestions that will help you build on a long and successful career.
How a program for the underrepresented launched my dental career
November 26, 2013 -- Academic enrichment programs can be an invaluable experience for college students interested in the healthcare field, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds. Dental student Monique Trice shares her experience with a program that helped launch her dental career.
The story of Pearl Grey: Dentist turned author, adventurer
November 25, 2013 -- The son of a dentist, young troublemaker Pearl Zane Grey followed in his father's footsteps. However, Grey also tried for a career in baseball, eventually ending up a famous author who would essentially define the Western genre, in addition to becoming a conservationist, movie producer, and worldwide traveler.
Doxycycline, tetracycline shortage eases
November 22, 2013 -- Dentistry has been grappling with shortages of the antibiotics doxycycline and tetracycline, but both have become available again. Tetracycline capsules went back on the market in October after generic drugs manufacturer Heritage Pharmaceuticals began production, and the firm is also selling two forms of doxycycline.
Coalition of dentists join to improve access to care
November 21, 2013 -- A coalition of dentists have formed the Dentists for Oral Health Innovation with the goal of improving access to care the U.S. The group seeks to expand access to quality, affordable dental care using advancing models and methods.
Large dental data repository created in the U.S.
November 21, 2013 -- A team of U.S. researchers has created a dental data repository that can be used by faculty, residents, and students to answer many questions about the nation's oral health and how best to continue improving it.
Cost-effectiveness: FDPs versus anterior implants
November 20, 2013 -- When restoring a single missing tooth, which treatment is more cost-effective: fixed dental prostheses (FDPs) or an implant-supported single crown? Swiss researchers have found cost advantages of one option over the other in the long term.
New trial ordered for Small Smiles case
November 19, 2013 -- A New York judge on November 18 ordered a new trial in the Small Smiles case after ruling that a lawyer for the insurance company stalked the jury during the trial. The judge found that the lawyer's misconduct intimidated the jury and probably influenced the verdict in favor of Small Smiles.