Dental Practice Made Simple: Do you need to hire an associate?
September 8, 2021 -- Do you need to bring in an associate? For many dentists, the answer is no, explains Dr. Roger P. Levin in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple. Instead of bringing on labor, practices can boost production with better systems. Read More
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
AFS: Study shows detriment of cutting community fluoride
September 2, 2021 -- A recent study showed a continued rise in cavities among children since one Canadian city ended water fluoridation in 2011. The American Fluoridation Society (AFS) pointed to the findings as evidence that ending water fluoridation can result in more dental disease. Read More
Imaging reveals woman's molars with rare 6 or more root canals
September 1, 2021 -- Imaging helped guide the dental treatment of a woman with two molars that had at least six abnormal root canals due to taurodontism, a tooth development disorder. The case report was published on August 30 in BMC Oral Health. Read More
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