Should cone-beam CT be used for caries detection?
April 30, 2009 -- Cone-beam CT is a valuable adjunct for dental diagnosis. But it is an adjunct to, not a substitute for, traditional methods.  Discuss
The downside of social media
April 27, 2009 -- The new reach of social media Web sites such as Facebook have a dark side you must be aware of. Marketing guru Richard Geller discusses what you must know about social media and bad reviews.  Discuss
Beware the fine print!
April 24, 2009 -- In his latest Laughing Gas column, dentist and stand-up comic Jimmy Earll explains how dental contract due diligence can prevent misunderstandings.  Discuss
Complications happen, but ...
April 23, 2009 -- Complications can happen during any procedure. Consent, documentation, and communication are your greatest defense on such occasions, according to Dr. Allan Farman in his latest Talking Pictures column.  Discuss
How to blog for new patients
April 21, 2009 -- In his latest Marketing Madness column, Richard Geller discusses how to create a blog, what should be in it, and how to create articles in five minutes per day even if you have no time.  Discuss
In defense of third-molar extractions
April 13, 2009 -- The dental community needs to stop perpetuating the public's perception that dentists are trying to scam them by performing unnecessary procedures, Dr. Helaine Smith says in her latest The Mouth Physician column.  Discuss
Ask Marty: Which digital intraoral camera do you prefer?
April 13, 2009 -- A: This is always one of my favorite questions because usually the answer is very straightforward.  Discuss
What's in a domain name?
April 10, 2009 -- Choosing a domain name for your practice should be a simple decision that enhances your online presence. But choosing the wrong one can cost you.  Discuss
Confusion to ourselves ...
April 8, 2009 -- What's in a name? A lot, apparently, when it comes to what we should be calling cone-beam CT. In his latest Talking Pictures column, Dr. Allan Farman questions the rationale behind recent efforts to more precisely describe this imaging modality.  Discuss
Ask Marty: Is the Nomad handheld x-ray unit safe, and how easy is it to use?
April 6, 2009 -- A: We have been using a Nomad (Aribex) handheld x-ray unit in my office for a few years now. My staff loves it so much that we recently acquired the Nomad Pro as well.  Discuss