2016

Dec29

ADA asks for regulatory relief in letter to Trump

The ADA has sent a letter to the incoming Donald Trump administration seeking regulatory reform to allow dental practices to "deliver oral healthcare services at an affordable price."

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Dec13

Is gum disease a key risk factor for heart disease?

Showing how diseases of the mouth connect with diseases of the body is great way to demonstrate to your clients the importance of supporting and increasing dental benefit programs. Check out the latest developments on this topic.

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Nov17

Dental landscape changing because of patients, DSOs, insurance, and technology

The spending habits of patients have changed, major dental insurance companies have continued to cut reimbursements by as much as 15%, and DSOs are emerging as tough competition. Why does this matter?

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Sep28

The Top Tools for Building a Great Team in the Dental Practice

Over the course of their entire career, dentists can (and should) continue learning how to better build and lead their practice team. As successful business owners know, there's always room for improvement in this critical area.

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Sep22

The 3 Questions Every Patient Asks

If you have a system that answers these three questions automatically, you will have healthier patients, a thriving practice, and a balanced lifestyle.

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Aug26

FDA approves anesthetic nasal spray for dental work

St. Renatus' Kovanaze anesthetic received FDA approval for pain management in restorative dental work after proving safe and effective in testing. The nasal spray is a combination of tetracaine and oxymetazoline, a nasal decongestant.

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Jul20

How your dental practice can make back-to-school fun and profitable

It's getting close to back-to-school time, and it's a perfect time for dental practices to offer Back-to-School specials for students and teachers. S'mores anyone?

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Jun23

Relieve stress and master time management in your dental practice

Here is a four-step process to help give you your time back and ensure that your tasks are complete on time.

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Jun2

7 tips for creating a wow patient experience

In this day and age, acquiring new patients is even more challenging for dentists, given the increase in competition and numerous marketing choices available.

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Apr29

Older Americans Act now includes oral healthcare

Federal funds for oral health screenings for older Americans are available for the first time after President Barack Obama signed the Older Americans Act (OAA) Reauthorization Act of 2016.

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Mar15

CDC issues new opioid guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued new guidelines for prescribing opioid medications for chronic pain, excluding cancer, palliative, and end-of-life care.

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Mar3

25 States With the Most Toothless Seniors

According to the American Dental Hygienists' Association and the National Institutes of Health, approximately 25 percent of seniors over age 65 have no remaining natural teeth.

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Jan12

10 dental practice marketing tips to make 2016 your best year yet

Online marketing for dentists is an ever-evolving industry. It’s also one that isn’t going away anytime soon, which is why staying on top of best practices and new trends is so important for success.

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