Practice Management
Which gender has the best oral hygiene habits?
May 16, 2022 -- Which gender has the best oral hygiene habits? In the U.S., women exhibit better oral hygiene behaviors, including proactively visiting the dentist, than men, according to a study published May 8 in the Journal of Dentistry. Read More
Do's & don'ts for building your practice's value
May 16, 2022 -- As practices adapt to the new dental economy, competition for patients continues to grow. Your patients want more value for their money, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read More
Guardian Life launches new dental plans
May 16, 2022 -- The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America has launched new dental insurance plans, including policies that offer 100% coverage for kids through age 12. Read More
Save Your Tooth Month Q&A with Dr. Samuel Low
May 13, 2022 -- May is Save Your Tooth Month, which serves as an annual reminder about the importance of keeping teeth and gums healthy. To mark the occasion, Dr. Samuel Low, a periodontology expert and chief dental officer of Biolase, answered questions about helping dental patients keep their teeth. Read More
Here's what to know about respiratory safety in 2022
May 12, 2022 -- ANAHEIM - The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed the way dental practices think about respiratory safety. In an interview with DrBicuspid.com Editor-in-Chief Theresa Pablos, Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, who will speak at the 2022 California Dental Association's (CDA) CDA Presents the Art and Science of Dentistry meeting, discusses the issues that have arisen because of the pandemic and what dental professionals need to be aware of. Read More
How to code implant- and abutment-supported crowns
May 12, 2022 -- A standard Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature coding error is documenting and reporting implant- and abutment-supported crowns, writes coding expert Estela Vargas. Vargas explains the difference between these two types of crowns and shares why knowing the distinction is essential to avoiding denials and claim payment delays. Read More
Dominion's Jeff Schwab to present at GUAA
May 12, 2022 -- Dominion National Vice President of Marketing Jeff Schwab will discuss driving member engagement using teledentistry and mobile communications at the 2022 Group Underwriters Association of America (GUAA) annual conference on May 24 in Newport, RI. Read More
ADA starting to recover from cyberattack
May 11, 2022 -- The ADA is "making significant progress" in restoring operations following a cybersecurity attack that left its communication and membership systems paralyzed for nearly three weeks, according to a statement the ADA gave to DrBicuspid.com on May 11. Read More
The importance of creating a patient health history
May 11, 2022 -- The health history form is the starting point to building a lasting relationship with your patients. Dr. James V. Anderson shares tips about how to create a thorough health history form and related conversation. Read More
Addressing a growing crisis: Burnout among dentists
May 9, 2022 -- When Dr. Kyle Stanley lectures, he often asks his students if they've known someone professionally who died by suicide. Usually, about 70% of the audience raises their hands, highlighting just how prevalent it is. In this column, Stanley provides tips to help combat burnout and find support. Read More
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Conferences
National Dental Association (NDA) Convention
July 14-17
Phoenix, Arizona United States
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Annual Scientific Session
July 27-30
Orlando, Florida United States
SmileCon 2022
October 13-15
Houston, Texas United States