Student researcher merges nanobiotech and endodontics
April 21, 2016 -- A student researcher has found a way to merge nanobiotechnology with endodontics. Dr. Sanam Kheirieh, a graduating endodontics resident at the University of Maryland, has created a scaffold that can fight harmful bacteria.
5 steps for breaking through self-imposed limitations
April 20, 2016 -- Seemingly insurmountable barriers can be overcome, if you have a process for breaking through those barriers, writes Scheduling Institute President Jay Geier. He lists steps and actions you can take to help break through yours.
The importance of keeping business information consistent
April 20, 2016 -- Consistency is an integral part of online marketing for dentists that shouldn't be overlooked, writes Megan McGuire of Wpromote. By maintaining consistency, you will be able to improve your rankings and broaden your pool of potential patients.
What does dentistry’s future look like? Part 2
April 19, 2016 -- How will the dental students of the future cope with a rising mountain of debt? Will the big-data revolution trickle down to the average dental practice? These are just a few questions on the future of dentistry from a session at the recent American Association of Endodontists (AAE) annual meeting.
Second Opinion: ADA supports competition, except in dentistry
April 19, 2016 -- In this Second Opinion, Dr. Steven Krauss asks an important question about healthcare insurance, competition, and the ADA's approach to both. Dr. Krauss wonders why competition is important in one area and not in others.
Dos and don'ts for referral marketing
April 18, 2016 -- When current patients are satisfied with the care and service their dental practice provides, they would probably be comfortable recommending it to others. But are enough of your patients actually doing this? If not, you have tremendous growth potential just waiting to be tapped, notes Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip.
What does dentistry's future look like? Part 1
April 18, 2016 -- The ADA's Marko Vujicic, PhD, and Dr. Gerald Glickman from Texas A&M University came together in a highly anticipated session at the recent 2016 American Association of Endodontists annual meeting. In part one of our report, they explore how changes to supply and demand will continue to impact both general dentistry and dental specialties.
Women in Dentistry 2016: 2nd day highlights
April 15, 2016 -- PARK CITY, UT- Rella and Dr. Gordon Christensen, Premier Dental President and CEO Julie Charlestein, and others highlighted the second day of's 2016 Women in Dentistry conference.
Do dentists need to doctor up on oral cancer?
April 15, 2016 -- Michael Ventriello, owner of Ventriello Communications and an experienced voice in dental public relations, explains why he "fired" his dentist over the lack of oral cancer screening. He writes that dentists and hygienists need to embrace examination tools and protocols to improve oral cancer screening and survival rates.
Women in Dentistry 2016: 1st day highlights
April 14, 2016 -- PARK CITY, UT - Rella and Dr. Gordon Christensen and Drs. Carol Gomez Summerhays, Sheri Doniger, Desirée Walker, and more highlighted the first day of's 2016 Women in Dentistry conference, which included the presentation of an ADA Presidential Citation to Dr. Gordon Christensen.
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