Dental Products Report-2014-10-01

Dental Products Report

Exposing the risks of dental tourism

October 09, 2014

Dental systems research firm Software Advice recently shared the opportunity for dental practices to communicate the risk of traveling abroad for dental care to patients. As “dental tourism” becomes a growing trend in the U.S., Software Advice surveyed a random sample of 1,155 U.S. patients to see which patients are most likely to travel for dental care, and what might cause them to reconsider. Check out the survey results...

Discussing current hot topics in dental infection control

February 17, 2015

On the cusp of the organization’s 30th anniversary, OSAP’s thought leaders sat down again with Dental Products Report for a candid roundtable discussion on how far infection control has come in the dental industry … and how far it still has to go.  

How to cement posterior crowns with 3M ESPE cements [VIDEO]

November 03, 2014

When it comes to the cementation of indirect restorations, there are many factors to consider. Sufficient working time, handling properties, ease of residual cement clean-up, color stability and overall esthetics, in addition to patient comfort during the process, are all important. However, the most essential attribute a cement must have is outstanding bond strength and durability. 

The digital dental practice: Practice websites

October 28, 2014

In the digital age of dentistry, the Internet is the place where patients seek information on dental procedures and providers, select a practice, and then engage and transact with that practice. 

A dentist revitalized by CEREC and Galileos

October 13, 2014

For Rich Cooper, DDS, starting his own dental practice had its challenges. When he opened West Loop Dental Associates in Chicago, Ill., in 2000, he realized how difficult it is to attract patients to a new practice versus buying a practice with an existing patient base. Despite the difficulty getting off the ground, he and his staff were highly motivated and excited about the work they were doing.

What to look for in an associateship

October 03, 2014

When graduating from dental school, many graduates know a great deal about their topic of study, but very little about where to go with all the knowledge they’ve gained. For recent graduates, finding the right dental practice may require some effort, but the payoff can be great. Finding a practice that offers the things you need to learn and grow in the profession can boost your career and help you reach your goals.

The digital dental practice: Patient engagement platforms

October 15, 2014

The Internet has become a powerful global game changer, impacting how businesses interact with their market and transact their services. Dentistry has not been immune to the profound effect the digital world has had on how local enterprises market and grow their businesses.

How to ensure a successful bond with Futurabond DC

June 02, 2015

One of the most important aspects in the success of a restoration is the bond between the tooth and the restoration. There are many luting agents currently on the market with differing formats of adhesion and techniques for use.

One Year Later, Part 2

October 03, 2014

With summer coming to an end and the start of yet another busy fall, we are reminded of how another year has passed with just a blink of the eye. As we prepare to finish out the rest of 2014, we are reminded of the constant changes that we face in both our personal and professional lives.  

Why you should consider Kerr's Demi Ultra curing light

October 01, 2014

Guy G. Levy, DDS is a general dentist in Yorktown, Va. At his  restorative and family dental practice, Levy Dental Group, he aims to provide compassionate and cutting-edge care. I recently spoke with Dr.

Accurate impressions: One clinician's take on the benefits of DENTSPLY Caulk's Aquasil Ultra Cordless system

October 16, 2014

In this Product Double-Take,  DPR talks to Dr. Cynthia Schuler about her experiences with the ergonomic benefits and other perks of the DENTSPLY Caulk Aquasil Ultra Cordless tissue managing impression system - and how it has made her job that much easier.