Ensuring proper dental handpiece maintenance is important for maximizing performance and in extending the life of these important tools. Here are some tips and best practices to extend the life of dental handpieces.
Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges is a culmination of two years of research and writing by over 400 contributors.
Your office has taken many steps to protect its patients and staff, but is it doing its part to protect the planet?
David Rice, DDS, founder of igniteDDS, shares how focusing on dental practice culture can lead to a reduction of staff turnover and help your practice grow.
There are many reasons why cosmetic dentistry is growing in popularity. Knowing why patients are seeking cosmetic treatment is just as important as the treatment itself. Here’s what dental practices need to know.
On their own, 3D cone beam computed tomography and CAD/CAM solutions are powerful tools. Put them together and you can elevate your practice and patient experience to a whole new level.
Code Section 179 election and Bonus Depreciation could help when investing in your dental practice and are methods of accelerating depreciation. Your tax or legal advisor can advise you on what is right for your practice. Read our high-level summary.
This post was updated for tax year 2023.
When a person wears a glove that restricts movement, he or she must exert more muscle effort to perform tasks, thereby increasing the risk of strain, which can lead to carpal tunnel syndrome.
For the dentist, a fully-integrated CAD/CAM solution means a practice can perform a wide variety of procedures in a more accurate, fast and easy way. Hear from some of the top dentists in the country who credit their investment in CAD/CAM technology as a main reason for practice growth.
Dental practices across the country have been affected by COVID-19 and have their own unique stories to share. To meet this need, the ADA recently launched the JADA+ COVID-19 Monograph, a community-sourced archive, documenting the impact of COVID-19 on dentistry.
With the end of the year approaching, now is a great time to take inventory at your practice regarding patients and your schedule. Here are five tips for getting the most of your recall system and increasing revenue without adding extra work for your team.
For most people, there’s at least one ongoing task or project that causes stress at work because there isn’t an easy way to do it. For the front office team, this task is usually dental scheduling. Here are six ways to make dental scheduling a hassle-free experience.
This year we are participating in a campaign to help promote National Brush Day to our partners and the community as a whole. See how you can participate within your own circle of contacts.
The gold standard for isolation of the working field prior to a composite resin restoration is placement of a rubber dam. Recently, the Premier X5 Sectional Matrix System™ was introduced as a complete, high-quality, five-component system designed to achieve accurate Class 2 composite restorations.
Patterson will donate a portion of all qualifying sales of our Patterson Brand pink products throughout the month of October to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).
Dental practices can take several steps to shift the patient experience toward a more convenient model, but one proven method is deploying the latest tools and technologies to offer more services in fewer appointments. Here are three technologies well worth the investment.
A main goal behind the latest CDC COVID-19 infection prevention and control (IPC) guidance for health care settings is to streamline and group guidance for health care settings in one place.
Successful implant home care depends on educating patients about how infection risks for implants are different than for natural teeth and encouraging them to develop an effective routine for plaque removal that they can practice two or three times a day.
SnapShot, MoneyFinder, Intellicare and report filtering are all aspects of Eaglesoft that practices and teams can use to improve overall productivity, profitability and patient acceptance. Here’s how to use these to help your practice grow and provide exceptional patient care.
Any fears you may have about ransomware attacks aren’t unfounded with health care being the No. 1 industry affected. The good news is, there are simple ways to protect your practice. Steve White, vice president and partner of DDS Rescue, lays out three steps for keeping your practice safe.
In the world of so many generations of materials and multiple clinical approaches, how to properly seat a restoration for clinical success and longevity can be quite a dilemma. Choosing the proper cement for each application has become a much more complicated process. Here’s what to look for in a resin-modified glass ionomer cement.
The rapid increase in demand of gloves spurred by the pandemic has created a challenge to provide quality hand protection. Glove manufacturers are increasing capacity, but much of the new supply coming online is of substandard quality, driven by two primary factors: inexperienced new entrants and low-grade raw material. Here’s what you need to know.
One way to promote health and safety in the dental setting is through sound office design and the right equipment. A-dec has the ergonomic equipment dental practices need to provide a safe and healthy work environment.
The patient schedule is a focal point when creating and managing a patient-centered practice. If you want to create a strong, productive patient base that understands the urgency and value of their appointment, consider these nine tips when creating your patient-centered schedule.
Compliance consultant Linda Harvey shares three common misperceptions regarding OSHA’s recently issued ETS for protecting health care workers from the coronavirus.
Creating a harmonious work-life balance can be challenging but it is essential to improve our physical, emotional and mental well-being. Here are six things you can start doing right now to achieve a better work-life balance.
As a partner at Gentling Dental Care in Rochester, Minn., Ryan Henrichsen, DDS, MAGD, found himself building many mandibular advancement devices, treating TMJ issues and focusing more on the airway component of these conditions. Henrichsen eventually opened Respira – Airway, Snoring, & TMJ in January 2021.
Performing beautiful, lifelike restorations requires a tremendous amount of skill, expertise and attention to detail. See how Artisan by Kerr can help you achieve radiant results that last.
Join us in Las Vegas Sept. 23-25, 2021, at the all new Caesar’s Forum Conference Center for Dentsply Sirona World. The Patterson Ultimate Education Experience offers a unique opportunity to engage with everything Dentsply Sirona has to offer. Learn about the CAD/CAM and 3D Imaging continuing education tracks.
GreenLight is a comprehensive, all-in-one resource to proactively prepare and maintain best practices and compliant protocols for infection prevention. Here are five ways it can benefit your practice.