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11,000 dental patients potentially exposed to HIV, hepatitis in clinic hygiene breaches
11,000 dental patients potentially exposed to HIV, hepatitis in clinic hygiene breaches

Almost 11,000 Australian patients have been warned that they may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis and other blood-borne diseases due to appalling hygiene negligence in Sydney dental clinics.

4 ways you can create an awe-inspiring visit for your patients

Everyone who works in the practice should put the patient before himself or herself or anyone else. That means the patient comes before the doctor. The patient comes before the staff. And ultimately delivering great service should be the very top priority.

Here are four examples you can borrow from some of the most successful dental practices in the country.

Quick List: 3 clinical offerings that can increase your income

A major key to increase your dental practice’s income is getting more patients in the door. Easy answer, but how do you do this in reality?

Tips to maximize each patient visit and see higher returns [VIDEO]

Penny Reed of Penny Reed and Associates on how to become an opportunity seeker to bring back more patients, and see a higher return on each day.

How to get the most out of your intraoral camera [VIDEO]

Penny Reed of Penny Reed and Associates on how to use your intraoral camera for increased case acceptance and fewer broken appointments.

What products to avoid and what products work best with autistic patients

As the number of children diagnosed with autism continues to grow, it’s important for you and your team members to know what products to avoid and what products work best when treating patients on the autism spectrum in your practice.

How to best keep track of patient allergies [VIDEO]

One of the difficulties in dental practices is managing patient allergies. Stephanie Pietrantonio Lodding, RDH, offers tips on how to protect patients.

Dr. Edward Zuckerberg: "Jump in social media marketing early" [VIDEO]

Back in March, Edward Zuckerberg, the dentist dad of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, told us that social media can make a big difference by showing off all the great things a dentist does and the technologies he or she uses.

T-ScanĀ® Software version 8.1 now integrates with Dentrix G5

Tekscan has announced T-Scan® Software version 8.1 now integrates with Dentrix G5, offering real-time synchronization with the patient database.

3 ways you might offend your patients

The last thing you want to do is annoy your patients, but you could be doing just that without even realizing it. Here are three things you and your staff members should avoid to make sure your patients leave your practice happy, healthy and wanting to come back.