Dentistry could use a makeover
June 15, 2009 -- At a recent Red Sox game, the American Academy of Dermatology ran a public service announcement about the importance of sunscreen in the fight against skin cancer. It's time for the dental community to start promoting oral health in much the same way.
Dos and don'ts for growing your practice in this economy
June 5, 2009 -- In this tight economy, dentists are looking near and far for ways to grow their practices, but the best source for practice growth is often your current patients. Their friends and family members can become your new patients by following these Practice Success Dos and Don'ts.  Discuss
Get more patients to say 'yes' to cosmetic treatment
June 5, 2009 -- In a slow economy, some dentists may be tempted to present fewer elective cases. Don't make this mistake! Give every patient the opportunity to say "yes" to a more beautiful smile. Use these Practice Success Dos and Don'ts to boost elective treatment.  Discuss
The juggling act of work and life
June 3, 2009 -- In her latest column, Sheri Doniger discusses the dichotomy between being a woman professional and having a personal life.  Discuss
Ask Marty: What do I need to know about digital impression systems before I invest in one?
June 1, 2009 -- A: Digital impressions are definitely the wave of the future. At some point we will all be taking digital impressions. However, at present, digital impressions have some limitations.  Discuss
Occlusion debate begs education question
May 29, 2009 -- One the most heated debates in dentistry today is neuromuscular dentistry versus centric relation and centric occlusion. It's up to dental professionals to make sure they know all the facts.  Discuss
Peer-reviewed journals vs. blogs
May 19, 2009 -- One validates scientific claims, the other offers opinions and stimulates debate. When used properly, both are important elements of modern dental research and discussion, argues Dr. Allan Farman.  Discuss
Ask Marty: What is the easiest and most comfortable way to give a palatal injection?
May 18, 2009 -- A: Many dentists think that a palatal injection has to hurt no matter what they have tried. This does not have to be true.  Discuss
You call that 'full time'? Absolutely!
May 15, 2009 -- Is there a double standard when it comes to industry perceptions of how hard male and female dental professionals work?  Discuss
Is one mistake ruining your advertising?
May 12, 2009 -- In his latest column, marketing guru Richard Geller explains why many times advertising leads will fail to develop into an actual patient.  Discuss