Overcoming staffing shortages with admin tech
December 5, 2022 -- Looking for solutions to end industrywide staffing shortages? Dental practices must adapt to the industry's harsh reality and deploy scalable, automated solutions to free up time and reduce administrative obligations, writes Eric Demers, the CEO of Madaket Health. Read More
Do's and don'ts for patient relationship-building
December 5, 2022 -- The key to increasing production is to create and maintain strong relationships with patients by becoming their friends. When you become friends with patients, they will be more inclined to take your advice and accept treatment, writes Dr. Roger. P. Levin. Read More
Clinicians are feeling the pain of prolonged mask use
December 2, 2022 -- Oral and maxillofacial surgeons are experiencing orofacial pain, including temporomandibular disorders, related to the ongoing use of N95 filtering facepiece respirators and masks. The perspective was published on December 1 in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
Intraoral appliances routine part of dental practice
December 2, 2022 -- The fabrication and use of intraoral appliances are becoming a routine part of dental practices, according to a study published in the December issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association. Researchers analyzed intraoral appliance application, practice workflows, and changes in practice trends. Read More
'Dateline' to feature dentist
December 2, 2022 -- Dr. Lawrence Rudolph, a dentist who once ran a respected dental chain in Pittsburgh, PA, was charged with homicide and insurance fraud in January 2022. NBC is promising new details and interviews in a December 2 episode of "Dateline" that focuses on the 2016 death of Rudolph's wife. Read More
Is cold plasma key to better tooth whitening?
December 1, 2022 -- Using a cold plasma jet to apply hydrogen peroxide gel for between five and 10 minutes may achieve significant tooth whitening for dental patients, according to a new study published in BMC Oral Health. Read More
5 reasons why WHO's essential medicines improve oral health equity
December 1, 2022 -- Just over a year ago, dental medicines were added to the World Health Organization's (WHO) list of essential medicines. Now, dentists are weighing in on the possible implications for public health policy in a commentary published in the Journal of the American Dental Association. Read More
3 ways to improve team performance
November 30, 2022 -- Business management is often taught in a step-by-step, black-and-white manner. However, managing people requires an entirely different approach to help them reach their highest potential. Dr. Roger P. Levin explains how to inspire and motivate your team. Read More
As 2023 approaches, Dr. Low talks workforce shortage, more
November 30, 2022 -- U.S. dentists continue to deal with a workforce shortage, inflation, and growing fears of recession. As they continue to balance it all, Dr. Samuel Low spoke to at the 2022 Greater New York Dental Meeting about what dentists can do to survive in 2023. Read More
What is my dental practice worth?
November 29, 2022 -- Your dental practice isn't worth 60% to 85% of collections or six to 12 times earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization. It's worth what someone is willing to pay for it! Kevin Cumbus from Tusk Partners describes the characteristics of in-demand dental practices. Read More