In this issue
Stretching your way out of pain in the dental office Prolonged, awkward postures are the greatest culprits for the demise of a dental professional's musculoskeletal health1. Sustained muscle contractions can cause painful muscle ischemia and the development of "tender spots," or trigger points in muscles2. How Patterson Dental streamlined the startup process for one new practice September 18, 2015By Amy BowmanPatterson allowed one new practice to focus on the important things - people, friends and community. How to transform a dental practice from low-tech to high-tech September 23, 2015By Dr. John FluckeSo it’s been a while (maybe a long while) since you’ve updated anything and suddenly you’re feeling left out and behind the curve. What to do? Dental Products Report's Top 25 Women in Dentistry for 2015Now in its sixth year of recognizing exceptional women in the dental industry, Dental Products Report is thrilled to present the Top 25 Women in Dentistry for 2015. New online tool helps practices evaluate dental EHR vendors October 02, 2015By Mike UretzThe new online interface lets practices compare and evaluate EHR programs to determine the right fit. How to use minimal intervention for maximum effectivenessIn the days of G.V. Black dentistry, the watch-and-wait approach actually had a tremendous amount of merit. Clinicians, at times, were able to diagnose caries at an early stage; however, preparation form for amalgam restorations did not lend itself to conservative dentistry. A game-changer for placing implantsThere are several obstacles that can discourage general dentists from integrating implant placement into their practices. Chief among these are time and money.
For those who lack the proper resources and understanding of how and when to properly invest in the necessary resources, the road to complete implant dentistry can be fraught with hazard, but an Illinois startup is out to change all that. The 10 worst ways dentists try to save money September 30, 2014By Robert ElsenpeterBenjamin Franklin famously opined, “A penny saved is a penny earned.” And while that chestnut of wisdom is certainly true as a guiding philosophy for success in life, it can be taken too literally. What may seem like smart cost savings measures can take a more deleterious toll on the doctor’s practice than doing it the right way in the first place. How to achieve the final results your patients desireEsthetic dentistry can transform people’s appearance and have a resounding impact on their lives by enhancing their smiles with completely natural-looking restorations.