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Do's and don'ts for training
November 29, 2021 -- Take advantage of in-office and offsite training opportunities, both live and virtual. Whether it's a lunch and learn, dental conference, tradeshow, or seminar, make the most of training opportunities when they occur, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read More
Solution-oriented patient care never goes out of style
November 24, 2021 -- Connie Kugel, RDH, didn't set out to become a dental hygienist, but a visit with a hygienist in college changed her mind. From that first visit through a career spanning dental practice, education, marketing, and research, Kugel knows solution-oriented patient care is key to hygienist success. Read More
Dental Practice Made Simple: Proper coding
November 24, 2021 -- Dr. Roger P. Levin recently got a call from a client who was concerned he was being underpaid based on the codes he was using for dental insurance claims. Levin passes along the advice he gave the dentist in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple. Read More
MouthWatch to highlight TeleDent at 2021 GNYDM
November 24, 2021 -- MouthWatch will highlight its enhanced TeleDent platform at the 2021 Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) being held November 26 to December 1. Read More
Henry Schein to debut new products, more at 2021 GNYDM
November 23, 2021 -- Henry Schein will unveil new products and services at the 2021 Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) being held November 26 to December 1. Read More
Do's and don'ts for making changes
November 22, 2021 -- If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught practices anything, it is that they must be open to change. Rather than clinging to the way things were, take a positive approach to learning new skills and protocols, advises Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read More
Technology Focus: This free app does periodontal staging, grading
November 19, 2021 -- OraPharma's new -- and free -- MyPerioHealth app takes the guesswork out of periodontal staging and grading. Dr. Richard Nagelberg shows off the app, which follows the American Academy of Periodontology guidelines, in the latest episode of Technology Focus. Read More
PDS joins forces with American Diabetes Association
November 19, 2021 -- Dental service organization Pacific Dental Services (PDS) is partnering with the American Diabetes Association on a campaign aimed at increasing awareness of the link between periodontal disease and diabetes. Read More
Adult dental care usage continues to fall
November 18, 2021 -- Adult dental care usage continues to fall, according to interactive estimates released on November 16 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the first half of 2019, 65.1% of adults had a dental exam or cleaning. That percentage fell to 62% by the second half of 2020. Read More
Kellogg touts new book on dental therapy
November 18, 2021 -- The Kellogg Foundation has released a new e-book that tells the origin story of the dental therapy movement as the foundation worked to improve care for underserved people in Alaska Native communities. Read More
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