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Dentists have downloaded thousands of COVID-19 docs
July 23, 2021 -- ADA data presented on July 23 at the virtual International Association for Dental Research meeting show just how much the organization's members looked for COVID-19 resources in the wake of the pandemic last year. Read More
Is prolonged N95 use affecting the health of your dental team?
July 22, 2021 -- Continuous wear of N95 filtering facepiece respirators reduced blood oxygen saturation levels and increased the heart rates of dentists and dental assistants -- although the changes were within the range considered to be healthy, according to a July 17 paper in the British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
Dental professionals show strong response to SARS-CoV-2
July 22, 2021 -- A majority of dental professionals showed a persistent, protective immune response to SARS-CoV-2 in a study presented on July 22 at the International Association for Dental Research virtual meeting. Read More
Dental Practice Made Simple: Incomplete treatment
July 21, 2021 -- In many practices, reaching out to patients with incomplete treatment does not happen with any consistency, explains Dr. Roger P. Levin in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple. Blocking out time for calls is essential to getting these patients back in the chair. Read More
SARS-CoV-2 exposure risk cut due to office changes
July 21, 2021 -- Multiple changes were made at dental care facilities to curb the spread of SARS-CoV-2, and these strategies cut transmission risk, according to a presentation given on July 21 at the virtual International Association for Dental Research General Session. Read More
Vt. tops list of states with best pay for dental assistants
July 20, 2021 -- Vermont tops the list of states with the best hourly pay rates for dental assistants, according to a new survey conducted by the Dental Assisting National Board. Delaware, Washington, Arkansas, and Massachusetts rounded out the top five spots. Read More
Dental care before heart surgery does not up complication risk
July 19, 2021 -- Patients who undergo dental treatments prior to cardiovascular surgeries do not face an increased risk of oral health complications, medical adverse events, or death. The findings were published on July 13 in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
Do's and don'ts for scripting patient interactions
July 19, 2021 -- What to say and how to say it are crucial elements of successful patient relationships. Scripting helps the doctor and the team communicate accurate information in a positive manner, according to Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read More
Dental Quality Alliance releases state profiles
July 19, 2021 -- The Dental Quality Alliance (DQA) recently released its National Oral Healthcare Quality state profiles. Read More
Leadership, purpose are the core of dental practices today
July 15, 2021 -- The pandemic made it clear that the culture of leadership today must encompass compassion, safety, and resiliency. Dr. James V. Anderson discusses how you can embrace these traits so your practice and team thrive. Read More
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SmileCon 2021
October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States