3 people you cannot fire!

December 06, 2013

As part of our Morning Huddle e-newsletter, DPR partnered with notable practice management consultants to provide quick video tips to get your team talking. Hiring and firing isn't always easy. Here, Ali Oromchian, Esq. on the three people dentist employers have to treat carefully to avoid legal problems.  

How to design veneers [VIDEO]

April 15, 2013

DPR has launched a new eNewsletter: Technique Geek. Each week, we'll feature a video technique of a product in use, offering step-by-step examples of clinical success. Subscribe here to make sure you receive them all.

OSAP reacts to infection control breach

March 31, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD-March 29, 2013- The news that broke on March 28 of an Oklahoma oral surgeon that treated patients under unsanitary and unsafe conditions is as shocking to dental healthcare professionals as it is to the patients for whom we provide oral healthcare. While none of us outside of that practice and the officials investigating the reported violations can know all of the details, the Associated Press reports and other news agencies suggest that there is at least one suspected case of HCV transmission to a patient.

News of rogue Tulsa-based oral surgeon prompts ADA infection control statement

March 29, 2013

In light of recent news reports concerning a Tulsa, Okla.-based oral surgeon, the American Dental Association (ADA) has made a statement of recommended procedures and also noted that there may be heightened interest in infection control procedures.

New book educates children on the importance of good dental hygiene

March 28, 2013

A revamped version of The Gross, Disgusting and Totally Cool Mouth Book from Practicon, the expanded edition by Theodore Croll, D.D.S., offers eight additional photos that vividly depict the importance of good dental hygiene, plus an updated glossary of terms. 

Patented Ivocerin® Initiator advances bulk fill composite

March 20, 2013

Ivoclar Vivadent’s recently introduced Tetric EvoCeram® Bulk Fill represents a significant advancement in resin-based filling materials and an entirely new technology for the faster, more efficient placement of direct composite restorations without compromise to any physical properties. 

ADA New Dentist Committee to host 27th New Dentist Conference

March 19, 2013

Registration is open for dentists and dental students to attend the American Dental Association (ADA) 27th New Dentist Conference - Climbing to New Heights, which takes place at the Four Seasons Hotel in Denver July 18-20.

Apply by March 10 for 2013 Evidence-Based Dentistry Champions Conference

March 19, 2013

The ADA Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry  is now accepting applications for the 2013 Evidence-Based Dentistry Champions Conference scheduled for April 25 to 27 at ADA Headquarters, 211 E. Chicago Ave., in Chicago.

ADA to welcome President Bill Clinton as Distinguished Speaker during 2013 Annual Session

March 19, 2013

The American Dental Association (ADA) will welcome President Bill Clinton to the 154TH Annual Session and World Marketplace Exhibition for the 2013 Opening General Session and Distinguished Speaker Series Thursday, Oct. 31, at the New Orleans  Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

4 things you may not realize about patient objections [VIDEO]

March 15, 2013

As part of our Morning Huddle e-newsletter, DPR partnered with notable practice management consultants to provide quick video tips to get your team talking. Cathy Jameson, Ph.D. on how to turn patient objection into treatment acceptance.  

Whip Mix attends AEEDC Dubai

March 13, 2013

Louisville, Ky. -  March 2013 – Whip Mix Corp. recently attended the UAE InternationalDental Conference and Arab Dental Exhibition (AEEDC Dubai) at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The AEEDC meeting took place in Dubai from Feb. 5-7. Whip Mix participated with a Piro Trading booth;  Piro Trading is the agent for Whip Mix in the Middle East region.

Safco Dental Supply repeats successful completion of VAWD accreditation

March 12, 2013

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. – Safco Dental Supply Company, one of the nation’s leading suppliers of dental products, recently announced that it has achieved the Verified-Accredited Wholesale Distributors (VAWD) accreditation for pharmaceutical wholesale distribution from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. The repeat VAWD accreditation demonstrates Safco’s commitment to providing protection to customers against receiving counterfeit or contaminated drugs.

KaVo re-launches website for free trials

March 11, 2013

With so many products on the dental market today, professionals may find it difficult to choose the best dental handpiece for their practice. That’s why KaVo, provider of electric motors and handpieces for more than 20 years, has launched a new and improved website.


March 08, 2013

LOMPOC, Calif., March 8, 2013 -- DenMat announces the launching of its new educational platform, THINNOVATION featuring a completely new 2-day hands-on workshop for dentists wanting to learn about minimally invasive esthetics as well as other educational programs. The THINNOVATION courses teach a multi-disciplinary approach to anterior esthetics using the latest generation of LUMINEERS®.

Weekly new dental products roundup

March 08, 2013

This week's roundup features pure zirconia crowns, a denin substitute, face shields for young patients, composite and a solution for patients who suffer from dry mouth. The links to the complete articles and the roundup video follow. Zenostar Assured Dental Laboratory

Make the most of your morning huddle

March 05, 2013

The morning huddle is an important part of any dental practice’s day. It’s the time to meet as a team and talk about that day’s patients, any challenges that may come up and how to overcome them.

Innovative concept makes dental implants better

March 05, 2013

TAMPA, FL -By applying an innovative concept that links computer technologies in a totally virtual execution, a Boston dental team has increased the precision of dental implant placement and reduced the number of patient visits required for an implant, while maintaining a success rate of 100%, they reported at the 28th annual meeting of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO).

ADA selects Fleishman-Hillard as integrated national communications partner

March 02, 2013

The American Dental Association (ADA) announced last month its selection of global strategic communications firm Fleishman-Hillard as its agency of record, following a review of 12 national and global agencies that began in 2012.