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.
A campaign from the Dental Trade Alliance Foundation, National Brush Day is meant to “reinforce the importance of children’s oral health and promote good tooth-brushing habits recommended by dental experts.” Here are a few ways you can participate and help get the word out.
Adding an associate might be the answer to boosting practice growth – if the circumstances are right. Here are a few questions to consider before hiring an associate and how to find the right fit.
Following the death of George Floyd in May of 2020, Chicago Lake Family Dental was destroyed during the resulting civil unrest in Minneapolis. Practice owner, Ali Barbarawi, DDS, knew immediately that he would rebuild in the same location so he could continue serving his patients. His Patterson team and his employees were with him through the entire process.
Viorela Bauer, DDS, went from a team of four in an old 700-square-foot space to a 10-member team in a 3,500-square-foot office in a brand-new three-story medical building. Following her dreams has led to growth of her business; her Patterson team has been supporting her throughout her 18-year journey.
Although COVID-19 still poses threats, much of what dental practices put in place during the early days of the pandemic continue to demonstrate important lessons about infection control and prevention, issues that have become paramount and will continue to be critical moving forward.
Hear how Alan Baughman, DMD, MBA, worked with Patterson Dental to design and build out a “completely digital” comprehensive dental practice in Greeley, Colorado.
Dentsply Sirona World returns to Las Vegas Sept. 15–17, 2022! Join us for three days of clinical education, engaging speakers, award-winning entertainment, networking and the opportunity to see the latest innovations in digital dentistry.
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.
A Midwestern architecture firm is helping dentists design practices that reflect their visions and personalities while also addressing patient and team needs.
The goal of National Smile Month is to promote the benefits of having good oral health and the value of a healthy smile. Here are five ways you can get involved and connect with members of your community.
From going paperless to consolidating product orders, here are four ideas you can implement at your practice to reduce your carbon footprint.
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.
As the first carbon-neutral general dentistry office in the U.S., Artisan Dental incorporates many individual sustainable efforts into its day-to-day routines, seeking to be not only a successful business, but also a better one for society. Learn how Artisan Dental’s dedication to responsible growth is paying off.
As the first step in the restoration process, cavity preparations are only as successful as the technique and tools used for each application. Here are the steps and tools needed for cavity prep success.
Dr. Jeffery Kahler’s imagination and determination helped him push through numerous obstacles to open his new office during the pandemic. Dr. Kahler could have retired. Instead, with the help of Patterson and his wife, he reinvented his practice and reignited his passion for dentistry.
By taking a holistic approach to oral health, Dr. Carlson offers her patients quite a different experience from your average dental office, leading to continued practice growth.
A team commitment to infection prevention ensures the health, safety and satisfaction of your patients and staff while protecting your practice from costly repercussions.
Celebrated on March 20 each year, World Oral Health Day highlights the importance of oral health care and its relation to overall health. Here are a few ideas on how you can participate and make a positive impact in your community.
The ADA advises dentists to be on alert for internet security risks; health leaders call for research and policy changes to improve oral health equality; and a new study builds on previous evidence that oral health can affect heart health.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
In an update about her now finished dental studio, Irene Iancu explains how she made her vision of owning her own hygienist-run dental practice with a strong voice on social media come to life.