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Work-life balance negatively affected by COVID-19 pandemic
September 7, 2021 -- The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting lockdowns have had many effects, including disrupting the work-life balance of dental professionals in India, according to a study published in PLOS One. Dentists reported altered sleep, anxiety, and changed relationships. Read More
Do's and don'ts for changing course
September 7, 2021 -- If there's anything good about a pandemic or crisis, it's innovation. Some companies immediately pivoted and have an amazing story of survival and success during the pandemic, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read More
COVID-19 crushed the income of female dentists
September 3, 2021 -- The COVID-19 pandemic affected the income of all dentists in 2020, but female clinicians took a much bigger financial hit than their male colleagues, according to a webinar hosted by the ADA's Health Policy Institute on September 2. Read More
Groups call for mandatory COVID-19 jabs for dental teams, students
September 3, 2021 -- COVID-19 vaccination should be mandatory for oral healthcare workers, students, and residents, according to a statement issued September 1 by a dozen oral and public health organizations, including the American Dental Hygienists' Association. Read More
What's on my chair for cracked teeth during the pandemic
September 3, 2021 -- In June 2020, Dr. Stephen Abrams got a call from a patient saying that she cracked a tooth. But when he started asking questions, Abrams realized something more was going on. Learn how he helped in this episode of What's on My Chair. Read More
The right way to add the right kind of new patients
September 2, 2021 -- Adding new patients to a dental practice can be an important part of your overall growth strategy. But without a clear reason why you are trying to add new patients, the benefits to your practice can be less than one might expect, writes Curtis Marshall. Read More
5 benefits of the cloud
September 2, 2021 -- Considering moving to the cloud? Mary Beth White details some of the core benefits of cloud technology and lists questions to ask your service provider to ensure you're unlocking all the hidden features of a cloud platform. Read More
How rules are changing for dental assistants in the U.S.
August 31, 2021 -- In 2020 and 2021, approximately two dozen states in the U.S. have enacted legislative and regulatory changes related to dental assisting requirements, according to the Dental Assisting National Board's "State of the States" report. Read More
Delta Dental Institute lauds CMS for appointing chief dental officer
August 31, 2021 -- The Delta Dental Institute is applauding the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for naming its first ever chief dental officer, Dr. Natalia Chalmers, PhD. CMS named Chalmers to the position on August 30. Read More
COVID-19 restrictions force dental cancellations in England
August 31, 2021 -- Dentists and general practitioners in England continue to cancel appointments due to COVID-19 restrictions left in place despite easing of the government's self-isolation guidance in early August, according to an August 30 report on inews.co.uk, the website of the British newspaper i. Read More
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SmileCon 2021
October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States