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CVS plans to expand SmileDirectClub program
April 29, 2019 -- Pharmacy giant CVS Health has announced an expansion of its pilot partnership with SmileDirectClub. Read More
Infographic: Best states for children's dental health 2019
April 22, 2019 -- Iowa is the best U.S. state for children's dental health in 2019, according to a new report from personal finance website WalletHub. WalletHub ranked all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia based on 33 indicators of oral and overall health. Read More
Do's and don'ts for keeping control of overhead
April 22, 2019 -- Keeping control of overhead is as important as increasing production, Dr. Roger P. Levin notes in his latest Practice Success tip. By focusing on overhead and keeping it within or below an acceptable range, practices will almost immediately have an understanding of their current state and know what to do to improve performance. Read More
Dentsply Sirona sells Futuredontics
April 19, 2019 -- Dentsply Sirona has announced the sale of dental marketing services and software company Futuredontics to investment firm Congdon Street. Read More
Second Opinion: Should your practice be concerned about the measles outbreaks?
April 18, 2019 -- The U.S. is experiencing a sharp increase in the number of measles cases in 2019, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In this Second Opinion column, hygienist Corinne Jameson-Kuehl writes that dental practitioners need to be aware of the signs and symptoms of measles to prevent its spread within the dental office and the community. Read More
Affordable Care, Western Dental move up on DSO list
April 17, 2019 -- Western Dental and Affordable Care were the biggest movers in DrBicuspid.com's twice-a-year update of the largest dental service/support organizations (DSOs) in the U.S. How did the other DSOs rank? Find out in our updated list. Read More
Empathy is the missing link in patient care
April 17, 2019 -- Could paying attention to one aspect of healthcare increase a patient's chances of recovery? What if this were not some new technology or device but rather taking the time to listen to your patients and understand their feelings? Periodontist Dr. Alvin Danenberg suggests empathy might be a key to helping patients heal. Read More
Dental infections cost Texas $1.7B, 196 lives
April 15, 2019 -- Hospital admissions charges because of nontraumatic dental infections cost Texas $1.7 billion over 10 years, according to a new analysis of inpatient hospital data. These infections also cost nearly 200 Texans their lives. Read More
Do's and don'ts for practice communication: Promote effective communication
April 15, 2019 -- As the practice leader, you are responsible for keeping team members informed and inspired, notes Dr. Roger P. Levin in his latest Practice Success tip. Outline the day's schedule in the morning meeting, frequently thank and compliment staff, or give encouragement when challenges arise, he advises. Just make sure that every interaction is clear and positive. 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