DentaQuest Launches TeamSmile Dental Home Project to Connect Kids to Dental Care
DentaQuest and TeamSmile has created an initiative to pair underserved children across the United States with a dental home, providing preventive and restorative dental care.
OraCare Partners with TruBlu Direct for Independent Private Practice Dentistry
OraCare products will now be purchasable for TruBlu Direct member dental practices.
ProductBites Episode 24
This week, we have some great new launches to share, including a new wireless intraoral scanner from 3Shape, a Stackable Implant Guide from Carestream Dental, and a laptop-based scanning solution from Dentsply Sirona!
Oral Science Release New X-PUR NaF Gel Formula
University of Michigan Study Demonstrates Better Outcomes for Perio Patients Post Heart Attack
This study from the University of Michigan researched heart attack patients who received perio care, finding that they spent less time in the hospital.
5 Ways to Reduce Postoperative Sensitivity for Dental Patients
There are 3 leading causes of postoperative sensitivity after composite resin restoration, the good news for patients is that there are ways to reduce its occurrence with your restorative dentistry.
ProductBites Episode 22
This week, we cover Kancld Software, TheraBreath's Whitening Rinse, Roland DGA's DWX-53DC Dry Dental Mill, and more!
Reach Acquires Front Desk DDS
Dental appointment scheduling platform Reach has announced its acquisition of Front Desk DDS to expand patient service capabilities.
A Novel Toothpaste With Superior Plaque and Biofilm Removal
NanoClean from Protegera, Inc, is a toothpaste formulated with spruce-tree microfibers that is more effective than the average product and is powered by scientific innovation.
Dental Product Insights: GrindRelief PRO
Bruxism expert Joe Pelerin, DDS and his patient Jennifer discuss how the customizable GrindRelief PRO helped to eliminate her jaw and shoulder pain as well as help her sleep through the night better. [3 minutes]
Improving Dental Practice Culture to Better Accommodate Dental Hygienists
Sometimes shifting the dental practice culture in a big way can make dental hygienists feel more appreciated and do better work.
Research from the University of Kent Demonstrates Biorhythm in Teeth Linked to Weight Gain
A team of researchers found that biorhythms in the milk teeth were linked to weight gain and growth during adolescence, providing insight on potential complications in adulthood.
The TeleDentists Partner with ToothLens For Artificial Intelligence Dental Screenings
The TeleDentists and ToothLens will partner to bring remote monitoring and at-home checks for dental patients and practitioners, all powered by artificial intelligence.
MouthWatch Opens Nominations for Annual Teledentistry Innovation Awards
The 4th annual Teledentistry Innovation Awards, known as “The Tellies,” are now accepting nominations for effective and innovative teledentistry implementation.
The Top 10 (and Bottom 5) Cities for Dental Hygienists in 2022
Here is the annual list of the top 10 and bottom 5 cities for dental hygienists to live and work in 2022.
Ortek Therapuetics Launches Prebiotic Chews
These soft chews are designed to deliver nutrients to support tooth enamel and healthy bones.
Intimate Partner Violence: A Lack of Awareness in Dentistry
The dental chair can be key in recognizing signs of abuse and intervening on behalf of the patient.
National Committee for Quality Assurance to Focus on Addressing Health Disparities, Dental Measures
New measures for health plan providers in 2023 put the focus on inclusivity and health equity.
Floss & Flip-Flops Episode 7: Global Health Disparities and Humanitarian Work
The Sanders Sisters are going international! Join us as we discuss our humanitarian trip to Rwanda, Africa and share the inspiring story of Dr Thomas Lee.
The List: 5 Tips for Top Collaboration Between Dentists and MDs
Here, experts share tips on how best to ensure this critical collaboration between dentists and MDs is always taking place in an effort to deliver the best possible care to your patients
The Aspen Group Debuts TAG Oral Care Center for Excellence in Chicago
This new oral care center in Chicago will help underserved patients receive the free dental care that they need.
Why Did You Become a Dental Hygienist?
A registered dental hygienist shares her perspective on why she became an RDH and why she feels enriched and empowered by the career.
American Association of Orthodontists Partners with National Eating Disorders Association
The American Association of Orthodontists will partner with the National Eating Disorders Association to better communicate with patients as well as detect early warning signs.
Therapy in 3 Minutes - Making the Space for Case Presentation
In just 180 seconds, dental practice coach Mike Massotto offers advice and tips to help your practice enhance its operations. In this episode, Mike discusses best practices when presenting cases to your patients.
Explaining the Pros and Cons of Indirect Materials to Patients
Communicating with patients is a key step in better outcomes, so how do we talk with our patients about why they might want a specific indirect material?
Philips Launches New Sonicare Cordless Power Flosser
The company extends its interdental product line with a flosser designed to help patients establish healthy habits at home.
CDT 2023 and Coding Companion Now Available for Pre-Order
The new CDT 2023 and Coding Companion Kit from the American Dental Association are available for pre-order online now.
BURST Oral Care Announces Launch of Teeth Whitening Trays
New Teeth Whitening Trays from BURST offer professional-grade results for all patients, utilizing the expertise and design help of dental professionals.
Incarceration Could be in Your Dental Family
Knowing what your patients and colleagues might be going through and acting with empathy can help inform uncomfortable, but important discussions.
How COVID-19 Permanently Changed Dental Hygiene
Many of the challenges hygienists face—and will continue to face—are the same as pre-pandemic.
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