Then and now! March 9, 2015 -- As the Madow Brothers illustrate in this insightful and witty column, while much has evolved in the practice and science of dentistry, some things -- for good or bad -- haven't changed much.
6 costly hiring mistakes you're probably making March 9, 2015 -- Do you enjoy the hiring process? Are you finding the right team members to improve your practice? As practice management consultant Sally McKenzie writes, the hiring process can be stressful, but it doesn't have to be. Think of it as an opportunity to improve your systems and your practice.
Organization leaders focus on moving forward from CDC caries report March 6, 2015 -- While cautiously optimistic about the recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report on dental caries and sealant use in U.S. children, representatives from the ADA, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry spoke with DrBicuspid.com about the report's impact and what needs to happen next to reduce the caries rate.
New CDC report highlights U.S. children's caries problem March 5, 2015 -- Almost 25% of U.S. children between the ages of 2 and 5 have caries in their primary teeth, according to a new report issued Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Overall, disparities persisted in the U.S. for dental caries and sealant use among children and adolescents from 2011 to 2012.
Higher fluoridation levels in England linked to hypothyroidism March 4, 2015 -- Water fluoridation above a certain level is linked to higher rates of hypothyroidism in England, according to a new study in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. The study findings raise concerns about the validity of community fluoridation as a safe public health measure, the authors noted.
2015 Chicago Midwinter Meeting wrap-up March 3, 2015 -- CHICAGO - The 150th Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting concluded this past weekend. Despite subfreezing temperatures, there was a busy exhibit floor, standing-room-only clinical presentations, and dozens of new products launched.
Endosseous implants most reported dental device linked to adverse events March 3, 2015 -- Your dental practice uses a range of devices every day, but do you consider that some of them come with the slight risk of accidents or injury? A new study has found that more than 28,000 adverse event reports associated with dental devices were filed with the FDA during a 15-year period, with endosseous implants the most frequently reported device.