Single-Visit Dentistry: There’s No Time To Waste
Starting Out On The Next Level
How Patterson helped launch a new practice already invested in the technology of the future
The Key To Confident Diagnoses And Improved Case Acceptance
3D-Printed Splint Against Noctural Bruxism
Too Noisy? Try This Vacuum and Compressor Duo
Innovation In Dental 3D Printing: A Welcome Advancement
Plumbed Versus Portable Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Sedation: Which Is Best?
3D printing: Added services, higher productivity, increased patient satisfaction
With recent advances in technology, design and materials, 3D printers are not only available in most dental labs but are now becoming a popular tool for individual practices thanks to its versatility, ease of use and ability to bring more services in house. Here we look at the latest 3D printers available for dental practices.
3D printing in dentistry: Resins and applications
Applications for 3D printing continue to expand. From nightguards and bonding trays to permanent crowns and denture teeth, 3D printers are changing the way dental practices deliver care by making essential items accessible, affordable, and, most especially, on the spot.
3D-printed model with ditched dies for anterior tooth renewal
Mike Skramstad, DDS, shares how Primeprint fits within his existing digital workflow to produce a 3D-printed wax-up and Primeprint Model resin to show the patient what the finished procedure would look like while also creating guides, temporaries and a Biocopy for final restorations.
Dental technology success story: From zero patients to full capacity in two years
Following the COVID-19 shutdown in early 2020, Dr. Mohamed M. Ali, DDS, decided to take a big leap forward with his Minneapolis practice, Lake Shore Dental. As Dr. Ali embraced Dentsply Sirona CAD/CAM technology to provide single-visit dentistry for his patients, his Patterson team was with him every step of the way.
Integrating CAD/CAM dentistry into your practice with advanced materials
As the materials that make single-visit dentistry possible continue to advance, more clinicians offer this service to patients, creating another revenue source for their practice while elevating the patient experience.
3D printing: The future of digital dentistry
Modern 3D printers open up a broad range of new dental treatment options. And with advances in digital light processing, open materials and improvements to both print speed and quality, 3D printing is seen by many as the future of digital dentistry.
Green dentistry: 3 high-tech solutions for a sustainable practice
Investing in quality equipment that will stand the test of time can greatly reduce dental waste and deliver long-term savings. Here are three high-tech solutions to support green dentistry initiatives.
The power of using CBCT with CAD/CAM solutions to elevate implant procedures
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.
How a fully-integrated CAD/CAM solution can fuel dental practice growth
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 tech trend: The rising value of convenience
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.
Convergent Dental’s Solea Sleep CO2 all-tissue laser: A key technology for an airway-only treatment center
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.
Dentsply Sirona World 2021: Back in Vegas!
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.
How One Dental Practice Used RevenueWell To Enhance Communications During COVID-19
When Sonai Roy started as a patient coordinator at John Powers, DMD, in 2017, she quickly recognized the untapped potential of the practice’s patient engagement software. But it wasn’t until COVID-19 hit that the need to more fully apply RevenueWell’s features came into sharp focus.
Maximize Practice Productivity and Conserve PPE with the Solea Laser
The Solea all-tissue dental laser opens up a new level of productivity for your practice. From workflow to scheduling, the Solea laser helps your practice achieve more each day while also conserving personal protective equipment (PPE) in the process.
Keeping Patient and Business Data Safe: Information Security Best Practices
Methods for protecting your computers, business data and patient data are increasingly complex and ever changing. No checklist can guarantee total security; however, there are some best practices that can minimize many risks to your systems and data.
A Week of Tech Insights: Getting Dental Practices Equipped to Advance
For our ‘Tech Insights’ week, we reached out to experts in digital dentistry, shared some of our best advice and celebrated a few customers who have made the most of their relationship with Patterson. Keep reading for a recap of some of the content we shared throughout the past week.
Tech Insights: 3 Winning Technologies for Dentists During COVID-19
Dental practices that have seen continued growth throughout the COVID-19 pandemic have largely relied on technology. Some have put current technologies to newfound use, while others have invested in new dental technology to bring in extra revenue. Continue reading for three technologies dentists have relied on to keep schedules full and revenues up during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Considering Digital Dentistry from Every Angle with Axeos
One doctor shares the powerful impact a next-generation imaging unit has had on his practice and patient care, but not without ongoing support and guidance from a trusted supply partner.
Navigating Your New Dental Technology Investment
Making a significant new investment in your practice is exciting, but it also can be intimidating. With the right approach, advice and assistance, expanding your practice with intelligent technology choices might be less painful than you think.
Going Virtual: The Patterson Ultimate Education Experience at Dentsply Sirona World 2020
This year’s Patterson Ultimate Education Experience event at Dentsply Sirona World will provide a unique virtual experience and the opportunity to learn about the latest innovations offered by Dentsply Sirona.
Invest in Dental Technology with an Eye on the Future
If you clearly define your practice vision and goals, and then choose the appropriate technology to help you reach them, you can confidently take the steps needed to move your practice forward. Here are a few ideas to keep in mind when investing in dental technology.
On-Demand Webinar: New Patients, New Procedures and Faster Recovery with Solea
When dental offices reopened amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some practice owners saw an increase in costs associated with PPE, coupled with a loss in revenue from scheduling fewer patients. Learn how Mark Ligocki, DDS, surpassed pre-COVID production and collections by performing new procedures and doing more same-day dentistry with the Solea all-tissue laser.