Creating a positive experience for a child’s first dental visit is important in setting the foundation for a lifetime of good oral health. Here’s how to keep children comfortable in the chair.
The survey cites our large selection of products and services, and our commitment to education and special financing, as well as three specific areas where we excel.
There are many considerations when evaluating a practice’s annual goals for the new business year. Here are five opportunities for growth appropriate for any dental practice.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The ability to add treatment options, grow your practice and meet state licensure requirements all hinge on your responsibility as an oral health professional to continue learning throughout your career. Here are a few virtual and in-person CE courses for dentists and their staff offered by A-dec.
Dental unit waterlines (DUWLs) and evacuation systems are an invaluable asset in the dental operatory. But evacuation lines can become a source of cross-contamination because they serve as ideal breeding grounds for biofilm. To ensure safe DUWL use, dental professionals must adopt a three-pronged approach to battle biofilm at its source.
When investing in cloud-based software, it’s important to determine your specific needs through a self-assessment. When you’re ready to speak with vendors on solutions, keep these questions in mind to help determine which cloud-based practice management solution is right for your practice.
By allowing hygienists to select and purchase products, a practice can take advantage of their hygienist’s professional expertise, answering important questions about what equipment is needed and how these choices will work best to treat patients. Here are three key considerations to make when selecting hygiene equipment.
Dental handpieces are hard-working tools with very delicate internal parts, which is why proper ongoing maintenance can make for the best possible performance and longevity. Here are a few ways to keep your handpieces in tip-top shape.
Air quality has been a hot topic for a long time and COVID-19 has further illuminated the focus on aerosols in the dental setting. This video from Linda Harvey, RDH, dives into what you can do to be safe and achieve higher quality air in your practice.
See how April Mills, a new co-owner of a Columbia, S.C., dental practice, used Eaglesoft to help her find efficiencies and fill up the schedule at her new practice.
Dental hygienists account for, on average, 30% of a practice’s revenue and are an integral part of any practice. Here are four tips for ensuring a practice is making the most of its dental hygiene service.