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The 4 ergonomic ‘must-haves’ in a patient chairNaturally, you want your patient to be comfortable. However, when we compare how many hours a year the average patient spends reclined in a dental chair (several hours), with the time you spend hovering over the oral cavity (over 2000 hours), who is really at risk of developing discomfort or pain?
3 ways patient education software can help dentists develop meaningful relationships with patientsBuilding a bond with patients is critical. One of the best ways I have found to build this patient bond and develop meaningful relationships is to make education a standard part of my patients’ dental visits.
4 practice-changing technologiesTechnology is an interesting thing. Most times we get into it hoping that it will provide an amazing opportunity for us to do some things we haven't done before. Let's take a look that some of the things I've discovered over the years that have truly made a tremendous difference for my practice and myself.
More than a routine checkupWith a focus on oral systemic health, this Ohio dentist sees the mouth as the window to the rest of the body.
Applying the DentiMax Dream Sensor in your practiceDentiMax digital sensors are said to represent the latest technology in digital radiography. These sensors reportedly excel in every area, including image quality, patient comfort and hardware/software compatibility.
How one practice uses PatientTracker paging and messaging systemOne practice shares what it likes best about using the PatientTracker system.
3 important ways to protect your patient informationAs most dentists are aware, the data that resides in your office is the most critical data you own; the patient records, schedule, documents, etc. are the lifeblood of your practice. The question is, what are you doing to protect that data? For preventing data breaches and HIPAA violations, there are three areas to concentrate on.
State technology subsidies: Dentistry’s best-kept secretWhy would a five-provider dental practice throw away over $300,000 in state subsidies that they were eligible to receive? Probably because they weren't aware of a federal program administered by individual states that has been around for five years now and has distributed over $30 billion to mostly medical practices while many dental practices have stood on the sideline.
A review of Anutra LA Delivery SystemThe Catapult Group shares its review of this breakthrough local anesthetic delivery system.
The latest options in dental implantsA snapshot of dental implants to aid dental practices in improving patient outcomes.
6 simple steps to great SEOSearch engine optimization is more important than ever. Here are 6 ways to make sure your site stands out.
Implanting success: The state of dental implantsDental implants are nothing new. While they have been around in one crude form or another for thousands of years, the breakthrough that led to modern day implants didn’t occur until Per-Ingvar Brånemark’s mid-1960s work with dental osseointegration. And it wasn’t until the 1980s that implants became a widely available option.
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