While patient safety has long been paramount to modern dentistry, the newest challenges posed by COVID-19 have inspired many practices to review their policies and procedures. To help promote patient safety, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) has created a list of recommendations.
The WHO recently recommended the delay of routine dental care in certain situations due to COVID-19. In a written response, the ADA said it “respectfully yet strongly disagrees” with the WHO’s recommendation. Roger P. Levin, DDS, shared a video outlining a scripted response dental practices can use to address patient concerns. Dr. Levin also offers three signs that may signal patients are opting out of routine dental care due to this news.
This week the American Dental Association released their new book, The Practical Guide to Internet Marketing. I was flattered that they asked me to author one of its chapters. The publication’s purpose is to familiarize dental professionals with the many facets of Internet marketing. Partial […]
As I speak with dentists and team members across the country, I am surprised at the large numbers of people who don’t appreciate the potential for serious consequences to their practice from not being aware of and in compliance with the HIPAA Privacy and Security […]
We are happy to welcome two vendors new to the Patterson booths at this year’s ADA Annual Session. We’ll be sharing the space in our main booth (#716) with SheerVision. We’ve recently formed an exclusive partnership with SheerVision, offering the latest high performance loupe optics […]
I’m looking forward to the upcoming American Dental Association annual conference in San Francisco October 18-20, 2012. There is little doubt that this year’s ADA will be one to remember due to the launch of several groundbreaking technologies by our exclusive partner, Sirona Dental Systems. […]