CBCT shows rare case of dislocated implant in ethmoidal sinus
June 5, 2020 -- Cone-beam CT (CBCT) helped identify a rare case of a dental implant moving into a man's right ethmoidal sinus in a recent case report, published online on May 27 in Heliyon. An anatomical variant likely prevented him from showing signs of sinusitis related to the dislocated implant.  Discuss
Podcast: Thoughts on pain control and prescriptions after COVID-19's rise
June 5, 2020 -- Tom Viola, RPh, has some advice to share with readers on opioid usage and pain control as dental practices continue to move forward after the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent disruption.  Discuss
Empowering dental EFT and ERA technology in the digital age
June 5, 2020 -- Are you taking advantage of electronic funds transfer (EFT) and electronic remittance advice (ERA) technology in your dental practice? If you're not, you're missing out on the chance to save money, time, and other valuable resources, writes Chris Haines.  Discuss
Discussing hot topics and overlooked obstacles in infection control
June 4, 2020 -- Dr. David Rice, clinical editor for, talks with Kevin Henry, editor in chief of, about what could be some infection control issues and opportunities within the dental practice.  Discuss
Handling insurance and new fees in the wake of the pandemic
June 4, 2020 -- With dental practices reopening, many are noticing some changes when it comes to dental insurance. Dr. James Anderson offers his advice as well as some resources that can help with insurance and the integration of teledentistry.  Discuss
Most nasopharyngeal cancer patients show severe tooth wear
June 4, 2020 -- About 93% of nasopharyngeal carcinoma survivors experience severe tooth wear due to hyposalivation caused by radiation treatments, according to a new study in the June 2020 issue of the Journal of Dentistry.  Discuss
Chlorhexidine rinse may cut SARS-CoV-2 viral load in saliva
June 3, 2020 -- In a new study, high amounts of SARS-CoV-2 were detected in the saliva of patients for days after infection, but rinsing with chlorhexidine mouthwash reduced the viral load in saliva for a short time. Results were published on May 25 in the Journal of Korean Medical Science.  Discuss
Q&A on dentists, finances, and mistakes to avoid
June 3, 2020 -- In a Q&A with Chris Panebianco of Bankers Healthcare Group, we discuss some of the mistakes he has seen dentists make when it comes to their finances. He also shares his best piece of advice right now for dentists and team members.  Discuss
Recovery strategies for the COVID-19 crisis
June 3, 2020 -- Dr. Roger P. Levin believes the speed and depth of your dental practice's turnaround will be directly proportional to how well you implement recovery strategies to boost your business. In this article, he gives his ideas on which recovery strategies should be a focus now.  Discuss
Dentistry shows signs of recovery from COVID-19
June 2, 2020 -- A whopping 65% of dental practices had reopened as of May 18 and patient volumes have risen, indicating that the industry is recovering from shutdowns due to COVID-19, according to new data from the ADA Health Policy Institute.  Discuss
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