dental care

Make a difference with Freedom Day USA 2017
Make a difference with Freedom Day USA 2017Freedom Day USA gives dentists the opportunity to give back to military personnel, veterans and their families.
Why smart consumers will determine the future of dentistry
Why smart consumers will determine the future of dentistryPatients are now selecting dental care providers based on outcomes and values.
Why you need to tell your patients the truth
Why you need to tell your patients the truthBeing the bearer of bad news can be an unpleasant yet necessary part of the job.
Henry Schein and the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity honor Washington DC dentists who provide free oral care to Holocaust survivors
Henry Schein and the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity honor Washington DC dentists who provide free oral care to Holocaust survivorsThe Washington, DC, chapter of AO was honored for their participation in the Alpha Omega-Henry Schein Cares Holocaust Survivors Oral Health Program
Same-day dentistry inside the dental jungle
Same-day dentistry inside the dental jungleHow offering same-day dentistry can have big returns for new dentists.
Dentistry and the Federal Government
Dentistry and the Federal GovernmentAs the population of untreated dental disease continues to expand, along with more focused attention being paid to the oral-systemic link, dentistry will find itself in cross-hairs to increase access and reduce disease.
7 ways to promote oral health during orthodontics
7 ways to promote oral health during orthodonticsHave you ever had a tough time convincing your patient to brush and floss? After this week’s recent debacle about no flossing, I think we can all agree, improving oral hygiene is a challenge for most patients. With anti-flossing ads stringing across every media site, let’s review seven ways you can increase oral hygiene in your orthodontic patients.
Is staying hydrated destroying children's teeth?
Is staying hydrated destroying children's teeth?Hydration is crucial when working out or playing sports—but now, researchers say, hydrating is actually destroying children’s teeth.
9 important tips for communicating with your patientsWhere did doctors and team members learn to communicate? Certainly not in school! Ultimately, understanding how to effectively communicate with patients and even your team members can make or break any practice.
Who is on your interdisciplinary team?
Who is on your interdisciplinary team?Imagine my surprise when I heard someone talking about an interdisciplinary team comprised of the receptionist, dental assistant, practice manager, dentist and dental hygienist. I suppose that’s right but a true interdisciplinary team refers to medical disciplines, like dentistry, cardiology, respiratory, chiropractor, oncology and pediatrics to name a few. That’s the best way to treat the whole patient.