ADSO: Staff shortages, inflation are the new normal
October 14, 2022 -- HOUSTON - Staff shortages and inflation are top of mind, including for those at dental service organizations. Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO) Executive Director Andrew Smith discussed how DSOs are responding to these trends at the ADA's 2022 SmileCon meeting in Houston. Read More
Dr. Low dishes on lasers, crown lengthening, and more
October 13, 2022 -- HOUSTON - Dr. Samuel Low spoke to Editor-in-Chief Theresa Pablos about lasers for the treatment of periodontal conditions and crown lengthening, the topics of his two sold-out presentations at the 2022 ADA SmileCon meeting in Houston. Read More
Are 2-appointment dentures too good to be true? Dr. Lee shares his experience
September 21, 2022 -- Do two-appointment dentures sound too good to be true? Most dentists have grown accustomed to the challenging and time-consuming conventional denture workflows. Molds, try-ins, fittings, and adjustments can lead to many appointments and a lot of chairtime for your patient. In this webinar from Dandy, Dr. Robert Lee from Omalee Dental shares his experience adopting a digital denture workflow. Read More
Minimally invasive dentistry and bioactive restoratives: Perfect together
September 1, 2022 -- Dr. Howard Glazer's program is designed to define the process of moving from "reparative" dentistry to restorative dentistry -- both in mindset and materials. Case studies illustrate the steps of diagnosis, preparation, and final polish by looking at the tools and materials available to accomplish an ideal restoration. Read More
Technology Focus: Hands-on with Premier's 4-in-1 oral care system
June 3, 2022 -- In's Technology Focus video series, Premier Dental President and CEO Julie Charlestein provides an overview of the Izzo 4-in-1 teeth cleaning kit. Read More
New products and more at CDA Presents
May 13, 2022 -- ANAHEIM - Companies are showcasing new products that creatively solve problems facing dentists and patients at the California Dental Association's (CDA) CDA Presents the Art and Science of Dentistry meeting in Anaheim. Read More
Masks out, sunglasses in for day 1 of CDA Presents
May 12, 2022 -- ANAHEIM - The sun shines, palm trees sway, and many attendees smile -- without masks -- at the 2022 California Dental Association's (CDA) CDA Presents the Art and Science of Dentistry meeting. Read More
Here's what to know about respiratory safety in 2022
May 12, 2022 -- ANAHEIM - The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed the way dental practices think about respiratory safety. In an interview with Editor-in-Chief Theresa Pablos, Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, who will speak at the 2022 California Dental Association's (CDA) CDA Presents the Art and Science of Dentistry meeting, discusses the issues that have arisen because of the pandemic and what dental professionals need to be aware of. Read More
Dental Dose: The new AHA infective endocarditis guidelines
April 15, 2022 -- Last spring, the American Heart Association (AHA) changed its guidance regarding the use of antibiotic agents to help prevent infective endocarditis following dental procedures. Tom Viola shares what you need to know on the latest episode of Dental Dose. Read More
Don't stay in the prophy palace: Tips for hygienist week
April 6, 2022 -- When asked about challenges they face, hygienists often report burnout and not having the opportunity to expand. In a video timed for National Dental Hygienist Week, Lynn Atkinson, RDH, shared tips to help hygienists combat these challenges by expanding their knowledge base. Read More