Exposing one of dentistry's dirty little secrets

Warning: What you are about to read will not be candy coated to be politically correct or apologetic about exposing the truth about a dirty little secret that is so widely accepted in the dental profession that it has become an accepted and even comfortable inconvenient truth. The purpose of this article is to shed some light on a defective methodology so pervasive and unchallenged in dentistry it is the gold standard … and yet is not even common sense. It’s time to raise the bar by raising awareness about this dirty little secret.

The truth about alternating codes D4910 and D1110

Since 1991, people have had questions about alternating codes D4910 with D1110 for follow-up of periodontal care.

California Dental Association San Francisco product launch: Brasseler USA's Forza V3 Piezo Ultrasonic System

While we were at the California Dental Association's fall meeting in San Francisco, we got a look at the Forza V3 Piezo Ultrasonic System from Brasseler USA.

Why one dental hygienist raves about the AirFloss from Philips Sonicare

For Julie Johnston, RDH, the AirFloss from Philips Sonicare has become a mainstay in her downtown Denver practice. When asked why, Johnston is quick to answer.

On-Demand Webinar: How to expand your practice using a laser to manage periodontal patients

Dr. Samuel B. Low, D.D.S., M.S., M.Ed., explains in an on-demand webinar how using a laser can help expand dental practices.

New Dental Products: Perio Therapeutics and Beyond DVDs by Colleen Rutledge, RDH

Increase the quality and quantity of non-surgical periodontal services your office provides with the 6-hour DVD seminar Perio Therapeutics and Beyond.


Digital dental laser developer showcases perio treatment at the Academy of Osseointegration Show

Millennium Dental Technologies, creator of FDA-cleared LANAP® protocol for the treatment of moderate to severe gum disease and the digital dental laser PerioLase MVP-7, presented periodontal clinical dat

Team Approach: Controlling periodontal disease

Year after year, survey after survey, DPR’s readers affirm that when it comes to choosing new dental products for their dental practices, colleague recommendations are vital. Here, we provide space for dental professionals—like you and your team—to reflect on the products they see making a difference.