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Leverage technology to recharge patient volumes
April 27, 2021 -- To keep safe, many patients sacrificed their dental appointments out of fear of contracting COVID-19. Three experts discuss strategies to help reactivate patients who have fallen by the wayside and bring in new patients who may have moved to town. Read More
Do's and don'ts for practice spending
April 26, 2021 -- Practices can reduce overhead by 1% to 2% each year by reviewing spending on specific supplies, materials, and technologies. Every year, there are less expensive versions, and it gradually adds up to a significant reduction in practice overhead, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read More
How to get patients back into the chair? Communication
April 23, 2021 -- Communication is key to getting patients back in the dental chair as the pandemic lingers on, writes Dr. Samuel Low. That means highlighting new and existing protocols to enhance patient and staff safety but also communicating the dangers of ignoring dental care for too long. Read More
Henry Schein CEO calls for inclusion in COVID-19 fight
April 23, 2021 -- Henry Schein CEO Stanley Bergman has submitted a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, urging federal officials to include primary care physicians and other office-based practitioners, including dentists, in the effort to expand COVID-19 vaccination. Read More
Henry Schein webinar on treating patients with disabilities now online
April 23, 2021 -- Henry Schein Dental said its webinar series on treating patients with disabilities is now available online. Read More
COVID-19 made mental health worse for patients with oral pain
April 22, 2021 -- People with orofacial pain experienced higher levels of depression, anxiety, and psychological distress during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study published recently in Dental and Medical Problems. Read More
The single most critical factor in practice production
April 22, 2021 -- One of the most important questions in practice management is how to increase overall practice production. This question is critical because production ultimately determines the success of the practice. Read More
Darby Dental partners with consulting firm
April 22, 2021 -- Darby Dental Supply announced it has partnered with the Productive Dentist Academy to provide customers access to dental-specific consulting services and educational opportunities. Read More
Pearl gets patent for AI-powered claims processing
April 22, 2021 -- Pearl announced it received a patent for its artificial intelligence (AI) solution for automating dental insurance claims adjudication. Read More
What does COVID-19 reveal about the oral health of older adults?
April 21, 2021 -- The COVID-19 pandemic has created disruptions at long-term care facilities, and these have created opportunities to transform oral health for older adults for the better, according to a report published by the Gerontological Society of America. Read More
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Conferences
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2021
June 9-12
Austin, Texas United States
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
July 21-24
Boston, Massachusetts United States
SmileCon 2021
October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States