With most dental practices in the U.S. open for emergency care only, it can be easy to stress about the future of your practice. Amid the uncertainty, it’s important to remain optimistic and think of ways to turn the negatives into a positive. Imtiaz Manji, the co-founder and chairman of Spear Education, recently shared his ideas on how to navigate the coronavirus crisis and how dental practices can use this tough situation to improve their business and come back stronger.
More than 28,000 dental industry professionals attended this year’s Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. Among the more than 660 exhibitors in attendance, the Patterson Dental booth stood out as the place to be to see the latest dental technology offerings in action. One such product was the new CEREC Primemill.
Campers instead of patients, canoes instead of exam chairs, a treehouse instead of a waiting room, and counselors instead of staff. Dr. Raelene Fulford combined her passion for pediatric dentistry with her love of the outdoors to create a one-of-a-kind dentist office.
Evaluating new dental office phone systems can be daunting, thanks to advancements in technology. Here are some terms and features to look for when your practice is in the market for a new phone.
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. […]
The official start of Spring is a few short days away, and there’s just so much to like about the number 8 this season. It’s considered to be lucky ?, it’s the symbol for balance and harmony, we don’t have to worry about it being […]
A funny thing happens when you find a product that offers both supreme comfort and the right fit: safety and peace of mind come right along with it. For parents, this might be that time you found the perfect car seat for your toddler. For […]
Are you still toying with the idea of attending this year’s SIROWORLD Conference? It could very well be the best and most energizing thing you do for your career all year. Interested in current dental industry trends? Check out one of 140+ general sessions. Maybe […]
Dental caries, also known as tooth decay or cavities, remains the most prevalent chronic disease among children in the U.S. According to a recent study, 5-10% of U.S. children will experience oral health issues by the age of three. What is even more alarming is […]
Invest in new equipment or technology today and watch your practice revenues and tax benefits multiply. It was announced recently, that Congress has passed a package of tax extenders, including Section 179 that reinstates the ability for small businesses to expense $500,000 in investments in […]
Over the past three months we have written about the newest threats to dental offices servers and patient data. During that brief window of time the most prevalent threat, ransomware, has continued to grow at an alarming rate. The most recent research reports that the […]
Looking for a great deal? November 4-16, 2015, America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation will hold its second annual Virtual ToothFairy Ball and Online Auction. This year, thanks to the support of many generous individuals and companies like Patterson Dental, the auction will feature […]
For Office Manager Cyndi Hanna and the staff at Downtown Dental on 4th in Pasco, Wash., dentistry is about far more than clean teeth and healthy mouths – it’s about people, friends and community. After 29 years working as a dental hygienist, Hanna transitioned to […]
We’re really excited about endodontics here at Patterson. So excited that I wanted to share what my ideal endo tray setup would look like. Here’s what our endo tray looks like. These are fundamental needs for endo procedures, and you can save on these basic […]
At Patterson, we’re excited! Here’s why…Patterson Companies again made the Forbes list of 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America. What makes this acknowledgement especially sweet is that Patterson has been selected to this annual list four years running – one of only two companies in […]
As part of discussions to improve the user experience on pattersondental.com, product findability or “search” always comes up. When we discuss “search” we are really referring to two things: 1) The customer experience after a term or phrase is entered into the search bar on […]
In an era of dentistry with rapidly changing technologies, Patterson Dental now features an exclusive line of the aptly named Pioneer Lasers. Lasers today are valuable tools in the dental practice, and more and more dentists are discovering laser technology. The laser can perform minor […]
Conventional wisdom says to leave a little something to the imagination. Our new remodel and office designs show that leaving less to the imagination isn’t always a bad thing. As more practices build anew or conduct significant remodels, the ability to help doctors visualize the […]
When providing oral care to patients, safety and infection prevention matter. The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) is dedicated to preventing disease transmission and ensuring the safe and infection-free delivery of oral healthcare for all. We are pleased to announce that we are […]
A young dentist breaking out of dental school and into the profession has plenty to worry about. A partnership with Patterson Dental can help ease some of those concerns. That’s what Dr. Randal Hadfield discovered as he prepared to launch his first practice. A second-generation […]
It may be true that there’s no free lunch; but as a member of Patterson Advantage®, there is free money. As a member of the program, you’ll earn Advantage Dollars on everyday purchases. These dollars can be used to invest in technology or equipment that […]
By promising a partnership with the practices it supports, Patterson Dental shows that its focus is on helping practices succeed. Dr. Randal Hadfield came to that conclusion when he started working with Patterson as he set up his first practice. Dr. Hadfield’s practice, Hadfield Dental […]
Three times a year, we release a new edition of Patterson Today, our office design, equipment and technology magazine. In each new edition we share the stories of doctors from around the country who have partnered with their local Patterson team to build a new […]
On September 6 and 7, Sirona and Patterson are hosting the next 3DSummit in Dallas, Texas. The summit provides an exciting opportunity to experience how the latest 3D cone beam and CAD/CAM technology, specifically Sirona GALILEOS XG3D and GALILEOS-CEREC integration, can allow a clinician to […]
Since the 2010 inception of Grins for a Good Cause, Patterson Dental’s breast cancer awareness initiative, we’ve been able to raise over $650,000. Our nationwide network of 75 branches have helped us reach this number, but we’re always looking for fun ways to involve our […]
When I talk with doctors who have invested in A-dec chairs, I frequently hear: “My patients are so comfortable they fall asleep,” or, “One patient asked me if she could buy one for her house.” A-dec chairs are just that comfortable. But it’s not just […]
As product manager at Sirona, Joe Goldstone is responsible for knowing all the ins and outs of all of their platforms. Recently, he took the time to discuss the Schick 33 sensor. This is a two-part series, the second of which will be appearing on […]
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 […]
You have a website. This is good. But, there are questions that need to be considered in order to make sure that your site is doing the very best for your practice. If you haven’t looked over your website with the following tips in mind, […]
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 […]