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.
Whether you’re new to digital dentistry or a seasoned expert, you’ll be able to provide the best treatment to patients by making sure you have options at every stage of the CAD/CAM process.
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.
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.
CAD/CAM technology has been around for years, and more recently, the digital imaging component has become even more popular. Dr. Sameer Puri, director of CAD/CAM at Spear Education Center, explains the value of adding a CEREC system to your office.
When we invited Mona Patel, DDS, to do a full takeover of our Instagram account during Dentsply Sirona World 2019 in Las Vegas, we didn’t quite know what to expect. What we did know is that whatever she came up with, it would be awesome. […]
As technology continues to play a bigger and bigger role in modern dentistry, it’s more important than ever to select a confident, capable partner that will fully support your practice in choosing, installing, onboarding, and continuing to maximize the investments you make in technology. In […]
With the wave of new dental equipment and technology that has exploded into the market in recent years, it’s no surprise that clinicians have at times struggled to keep up not only with understanding the key benefits of each advancement, but how to articulate those […]
CEREC technology is all about integration and convenience, and with CEREC AI and CEREC AF, added flexibility and mobility make using this advanced technology even easier. Both the AI and AF units feature a monitor, a keyboard and PC, a CEREC Omnicam with cradle, and […]
Same day, same appointment dentistry. Once something patients (and dentists!) could only dream of, now a reality. Need proof? Dr. Daniel Vasquez of Oceanside, California swears by his CEREC technology, and is featured in a newly released 6-minute video. The video shows how Vasquez is […]
So you have the CEREC® single visit crown technology. Now what? In our experience, most people don’t know that a service that provides a crown in a single visit even exists, and when told how it works, are very impressed. What can you do to […]
One of the new tools in the 4.2 software is the new Incisal Variation tool. Not only can we get great looking anterior proposals with the 4.2 software, we also have the ability to enhance the facials of the software. I was playing around with […]
Registration for the annual American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) conference on September 19-20 in Orlando, Fla., is almost filled up! If you’ve been sitting on the fence about whether or not to attend, or you aren’t familiar with it, consider that this is […]
A few years ago, Patterson and Sirona started the 3D Summit program to educate the dental community about cone beam technology and its profound impact on the practice lifestyle and the patient experience. We’ve talked a lot about how this investment will increase the productivity […]
At this year’s 101st Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting in Atlanta, there will be an unprecedented opportunity to hear from two dynamic thought leaders in the world of dental CAD/CAM and dental education. On the morning of March 22, 2013, Mr. Imtiaz Manji, founder and […]
The revolutionary Omnicam from Sirona is the best intraoral scanning device in dentistry today. Its simplicity and ergonomic shape allow the user to easily scan throughout the mouth. This renders a three-dimensional, full color model that can be used for fabricating any dental material. One […]
Join us in March for the following events! Arizona 3/8: Phoenix – Equipment Maintenance Seminar California 3/6: El Segundo – Surgical Esthetics Course 3/7: Sunnyvale – Equipment Maintenance Event 3/15: Santa Barbara – Sirona Cone Beam Event 3/22: Santa Cruz – Eaglesoft User Group Florida […]
There are two CEREC parameters that impact the occlusal firmness of our CEREC restorations. Understanding and then calibrating Occlusal Offset and Occlusal Contacts Strength will make all the difference in the quality of our occlusal results. Once mastered, it will be a major clinical theater […]
New users sometimes get confused as to how to prep a full crown for a CEREC restoration. Frankly, if you follow these simple rules, you can just prep as you have always prepped your crowns: Avoid undercuts in your preps Avoid knife edge or beveled […]
The dental industry is evolving faster than ever. Everything from the materials and tools we use to the way we operate and market our dental practices is changing. There has never been a more exciting time to practice dentistry. I’m really looking forward to what […]
If you’ve been following the blog this week, you know that we’ve been sharing our field experience and showing you how it relates to what Patterson Dental can bring to you and your practice. I’ve worked in dentistry for more than 20 years and was […]
Do you still have the song, “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” stuck in your head from Paul’s post yesterday? I hope so – because it’s true. Everything we do at Patterson is designed to help you elevate the patient experience and practice […]
If you’ve been to a national CEREC conference in the past 15 years, you’ve likely seen Rich Lake, though you might not have known who he is. Rich is Patterson’s “CEREC guy” and his enthusiasm for the technology is infectious. Get into a conversation with […]
Fresh off the Greater New York Dental meeting, I’m struck by one theme: CEREC Omnicam is so approachable and easy to use, even a child can image with it. Of course, once a child and his CEREC-loving dad actually stopped by the Sirona Dental booth, […]
Here’s where you can find us in December. Be sure to come say hi; we’d love to chat with you! Alabama 12/7: Bessemer – Implant Dentistry 12/7: Pelham – Treating Snoring and Sleep Apnea Arizona 12/13: Lake Havasu City – Discover CEREC Omnicam California 12/4: […]
Do you have Patterson Advantage Dollars that will expire on December 31, 2012? If so, don’t miss out on the opportunity to reinvest in your practice. Use your Advantage Dollars toward a new CEREC system, operatory chair or digital imaging system – the possibilities are […]
The ADA in San Francisco is where it’s happening in dentistry this week, and our team has been showing off the all new CEREC AC with Omnicam to an excited crowd. Riding high on the CEREC 27 and a half wave of enthusiasm, doctors and […]
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. […]
Here’s a list of some dental events we’ll be at in October. Be sure to come find us; we’d love to talk to you! Alabama 10/12: Birmingham – World Class Ceramic Solutions California 10/10: Long Beach – CEREC Software 4.0 10/18: San Francisco – American Dental […]
At 60 years old and having practiced in his previous office for more than 20 years, Dr. Joel Fischer looked to us to help him build a new practice. We pride ourselves on being “complete partners” with our customers, and Dr. Fischer is one of […]