Regular comprehensive dental exams provide patients the best chance at improving their health and quality of life while allowing practitioners to deliver a higher standard of care. This OnTarget article discusses oral health screening guidance for clinicians before and during the exam, the importance of oral cancer screening, and recommended products for dental exam and prophylaxis.
A break in the “normal” routine has presented clinicians with an opportunity to revisit common elective procedures that patients will request upon their return. If there’s a less invasive way to achieve highly esthetic results in the anterior, now is an ideal time to explore those techniques and revamp your material armamentarium.
Did you know that nearly 20 percent of children ages 4 and 5 have tooth decay, and that 50 percent develop tooth decay by the third grade, and 86 percent by age 17? Preventing tooth decay begins with good oral health habits such as regular […]
As dentistry has evolved over the years, we at Patterson Dental have grown to support it. Today’s dental patients have an expectation that technology like digital X-ray will play a role in their treatment. But few know of the combination of technology and artistry that […]