Laura Dorr is the former executive editor of DPR's Modern Dental Network and a regular contributing author.
A Comprehensive Approach: Integrating Medical & Dental Care
The dental and medical professions have been disconnected for years. But the secret to truly comprehensive patient care may lie in a partnership between these practices.
How COVID-19 Permanently Changed Dental Hygiene
Many of the challenges hygienists face—and will continue to face—are the same as pre-pandemic.
Never Slow Down: Ideal Side Hustles for When Dental Lab Business Is Slow
Your career is something you’re always cultivating, and your lab should be constantly growing, too, so that it never slows down.
Breaking up the Band: Separating Business When Co-Owners Split
Breaking up is hard to do. Here's how to prepare for the break-up of a practice partnership.
How to assess a dental practice’s environmental impact and how to lessen it
Becoming a 'green' practice may feel like a lofty objective, it can be accomplished with a series of small steps.
What if I Want to Keep Working in my Dental Practice Past My Planned Retirement?
There are a few key things to keep in mind when preparing to retire from your dental practice with the intention of still working in the practice.
Busting Bubbles for Cleaner, Stronger Models
Why one lab technician won’t pour a model without this Dental Creations product
Unlocking the Power Trapped in Your Dental Practice Data
There is more to just gathering data to boost your dental practice. Analyzing and understanding data go a long way in improving practice management.
Expanding Your Dental Practice Opportunities
What to take into account before adding additional dental office locations so that your business decisions pay off to the fullest.
Expect the Best, Plan for the Worst: Disaster-proofing your Practice’s data and Operations
Being prepared for the worst can help your practice feel more confident when dealing with ransomware attacks.
Onwards and Upwards: Getting Your Practice Ready to go from the Server to the Cloud
Making the transition from the server to the cloud requires a few steps and prep but is worth it for the benefit of the practice.
The Wonderfill Difference
How Wonderfill has changed one technician’s approach to model making.
Delegating Tasks to Practice Technology
Taking a look at what tasks your practice should automate and how to get them up and running.
Get New Patients and Keep the Old
Balancing marketing the practice to attract new patients and communication efforts to retain existing patients
Small Changes, Large Impacts in the Dental Lab
Sometimes a minor adjustment or a simple innovative solution can bring major benefits to your lab.
Competing with the Corporate Dental Chains
How corporate chains are getting into dentistry and what it means for individual practices.
Integrating Flexibility Into Your Practice
Flex software completely altered how one practice measures practice efficiency.
Clinicians Have Growing Need for Implant Experts
It is vital for dental laboratories to have dental implant experts to expand implant business.
Caring for Patients with Implants in the Hygiene Operatory
Ratcheting Up Your Practice’s Implant Business
Taking An Alternate Route to Pain Management
Nonopioid remedies are changing the landscape in dentistry.
E-Book: The Benefits of Screw-Retained Restorations
Check out this free e-book from Implant Direct to learn how SMARTbase simplifies screw-retained restorations with superior esthetics for your patients and more freedom of choice for your restorations.
Root Research: How Research and Advancing Knowledge of the Oral Environment are Impacting Endodontics
The oral environment and the emerging research on it can greatly aid in the effective treatment of endodontic disease.
The Finishing Touches: Best Practices for Finishing and Restoring Endodontically Treated Teeth
Various technologies are making it easier and minimally invasive to restore endodontically treated teeth.
Closer Look: A Simple Shade Solution for Posterior Restorations
Featuring Nano-ORMOCER technology, VOCO America’s Admira Fusion x-tra delivers results and simplifies procedures.
When to Call for Help with Your Endodontic Cases
Best practices for general practitioners handling endodontic treatment, and how to get help with a case when you need it.
Mitigating Aerosol Risks in Endodontic Procedures
How to mitigate airborne and aerosolized risks while performing endo procedures.
Ivotion Denture System Streamlines Workflow
This system offers a total digital manufacturing process to simplify the creation of dentures.
What's Cutting Edge in Endodontic Technology Today
Technology in endodontics is evolving every day to provide better tools and techniques in dentistry.
Using Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Endo Cases
3D Imaging and Endodontics – How, when, and why to use cone beam computed tomography in endo cases.
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