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How to efficiently restore teeth with a digital scanner [VIDEO] Accuracy, efficiency and esthetics are likely the top concerns for many dentists when performing crown and bridge work. The accuracy and efficiency considerations are closely tied together, as an inaccurate fit will severely compromise the efficiency of the procedure.   
How Perio-Therapeutics & Beyond helps the whole dental team focus on better patient carePerio-Therapeutics & Beyond is a unique dental hygiene consulting firm created in 2003 by Colleen Rutledge, RDH. The firm provides over-the-shoulder, in-office training for various non-surgical periodontal therapies.
How to simplify direct posterior composite restorations with Adhese Universal Direct posterior composite restorations are among the most common dental procedures currently performed. However, their location in the mouth requires precise placement, complete isolation of the preparation and thorough polymerization to ensure longevity and adequate function.1   
Reputations and Patient Reviews in the Digital AgeHenry Schein, distributor of healthcare products, and, an online reputation management company from Silicon Valley, have recently joined forces to improve patient experience in dental practices.
How to use DEXIS® CariVu™ to diagnose caries in a few simple steps [VIDEO] As part of last month's look at the caries detection category, DPR asked DEXIS to show us how their new device - the CariVu - sets itself apart.  
DenMat’s UltraBond Clear offers optimal handling, bond strength and color stabilityUltraBond Clear is a light-cure resin cement formulated for bonding Lumineers® and other ceramic or composite veneers. Featuring a viscosity that’s designed for optimal handling when placing veneers, as well as highly translucent clear and natural shades, UltraBond Clear reportedly ensures that dentists and patients are satisfied with the final esthetics.
Innovator Profile: DEXIS CariVu is caries detection reinventedTo learn more about how DEXIS is changing the caries detection landscape with CariVu, DPR sat down with DEXIS Product Manager Adam Palermo to learn more about the innovative device.
KaVo Kerr Group Appoints Global Marketing Communications Team The KaVo Kerr Group is a $2 billion global portfolio of 16 industry-leading brands that serves 99% of dental practices worldwide.
Double Take on Curve Dental: "It is by far the shortest learning curve of any practice management software I have used..." A challenge faced by any business today is how to do more with less. It’s not different in the dental industry.
Dr. John Flucke: Looking forward, looking back on dental technology predictions for 2014I was talking to my Group Editorial Director Kevin Henry the other day and he happened to mention that we are now closing in on the halfway point of 2014. Think about that for a minute, I’ll wait…
Dentsply Caulk’s TPH Spectra a hit with the whole team Dr. Sam Simos began using TPH Spectra at his practice in Bolingbrook, Ill. more than a year and a half ago and has been very pleased with the many positive results his team and patients have experienced.
How to restore implants with a tapered self thread implant The esthetic zone is always a challenge for implant restoration. The problem of losing gingival height following extraction jeopardizes achieving the natural look of the crowns placed on the implants.  
How going digital has helped this practice provide patients with the very best care [VIDEO] For Dr. Laura Sengbusch, delivering outstanding care to the residents of her small community in Southern Wisconsin is the most important aspect of her job.  
Technology allows Oklahoma dentist to change her dental practice and her life [VIDEO] Kristen Burris, DDS, describes dentistry as a blessing that has given her the opportunity to provide a much-needed service in the small town of Shattuck, Okla., while being a part of patients’ lives. “We have celebrated with our patients over the years,” she said. “We watch them grow up, marry and have their own kids.”
Double Take on Midwest Automate: "I know this machine will keep my handpieces in better shape..."I work in a practice with my wife, Dr. Dora E. Jarquim, and we stay very busy. It’s important for both of us to know our handpieces are running at an optimal level so that we can provide the best care for our patients.
The List: Top 6 Ways to Elevate Internal Marketing01. Overcome Your Own Objections Asking for referrals is not being sales-y. Internal marketing is simply utilizing your current patients to reach new patients. It’s a smart and necessary – not to mention cost-efficient – marketing strategy. 02. Get Your Team Involved
Q&A: Dr. Richard H. Nagelberg talks up caries detection devices, as well as the Canary System's features, benefits and ROIAs part of DPR's June coverage of caries detection devices in our print publication, Products Editor Michael Quirk caught up with Dr. Richard Nagelberg, DDS, a family dentist who practices out of Plymouth Meeting, Penn. to learn why he relies on the Canary System to help ensure the health of his patients.