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New study suggests sequence of mechanical cleansing may influence oral health
New study suggests sequence of mechanical cleansing may influence oral healthBrushing and flossing have long been touted as principle deterrents of gingivitis and periodontal disease, but the sequence of cleansing can result in greater plaque removal and fluoride retention.
10 behaviors that need to change in your dental office
10 behaviors that need to change in your dental officeDo your employees dread coming to work every day? If so, it may be time to make some changes.
Aerobic exercise a greater benefit for dental professionals
Aerobic exercise a greater benefit for dental professionalsEveryone knows exercise has big positives, but what are the specific benefits for dental professionals?
Do you love your job?
Do you love your job?While it’s easy to focus on the negative, sometimes we need a reminder of the great aspects of our job.
The top 10 things that scare your patients the most
The top 10 things that scare your patients the mostIs fear keeping patients away from your practice?
The 3 common infections dental professionals should be worried about
The 3 common infections dental professionals should be worried aboutInfections can spread within a matter of seconds. Follow these steps to protect yourself when treating patients.
How to handle sexual harassment in the dental practice
How to handle sexual harassment in the dental practiceIn the wake of the #MeToo movement, it's important to remind women, including those in the dental industry, that they're not alone.
Study finds more than 60 percent of people suffer from dental fear
Study finds more than 60 percent of people suffer from dental fearFear of pain and the smell of chemicals play a big role in keeping patients out of the operatory.
The dental prescriptions that are killing your patients
The dental prescriptions that are killing your patientsAre your prescribing habits leading to harmful consequences for your patients?
Do you know how to communicate effectively?
Do you know how to communicate effectively?Learning how to communicate effectively with patients — and your boss — can make all the difference in the dental office.