Pelton & Crane Introduces The Renaissance

November 19, 2012

Charlotte, NC – September 26, 2008 – Pelton & Crane, a leader in premium dental operatory equipment for over 108 years introduces a premier collection of dental furniture – The Renaissance™ Collection.  

Dr. Fresh Dental re-launches website

March 21, 2012

November 8, 2010  | Dental Products Report news Dr. Fresh Dental re-launches website   (Buena Park, CA – November 8, 2010)  Dr. Fresh, Inc., a brand synonymous with innovation and value in oral care, has re-launched its professional website with a streamlined new look and a host of special offers.

The European Association for Osseointegration honors implant-based therapy

March 21, 2012

Brussels, November 04, 2010 – The European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) has awarded its first ever certificates in implant-based therapy. Four dentists from Japan, Sweden and Portugal, were the first to be awarded the certificates earlier this month after undergoing a rigorous final examination to test their skills and knowledge.

Ready to do more cosmetics in your practice?

March 21, 2012

November 5, 2010 | Esthetic dentistry is one of the most desired services the dental profession has to offer patients. But only a fraction of potential cosmetic cases are being done. But you can increase patient awareness and acceptance of cosmetic dentistry cases. Here’s how:

The Smile Generation builds a playground, donates dentistry services

March 21, 2012

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 31, 2010 more than 250 volunteers from The Smile Generation, Colette's Children's Home, organizers from KaBOOM! and residents of the Placentia community joined forces to build a new, safe playground for the women and children of Colette's as well as the surrounding community.

Are you ready for the next wave in dentistry?

March 21, 2012

The history of the public's perception of dentistry may be viewed as consisting of three waves. I like to describe the first wave with the term "Feel Well Dentistry."  During this wave, dentists were perceived as first and foremost who to call to get you out of tooth pain. 

Is goodwill enough?

March 21, 2012

The dental profession certainly knows what goodwill is and what the general understanding of its value means to the dental practice and its owner. Most experts allocate high percentages of the value of the dental practice as a whole to goodwill, compared to equipment, supplies and other items in the sales agreement or valuation report. Goodwill is a method of choice for allocation when a seller looks at tax implications from his or her sale compared to other sources of designation of assets or service and administrative charges for their sale.

Can using Kinesiology make you a better dentist?

March 21, 2012

It’s easy. It’s painless. It doesn’t cost your patients anything extra, but this simple test can tell you so much about what is going on with them-both in their mouth and their entire body-so you can determine the best way to treat any problems. Chicago dentist Dr. Raymond Hatland has used Kinesiology as a guideline for diagnosing and treating his patients for 36 years. We recently talked with him about what it is, how it can be used in a dental practice and how it can benefit patients. Here’s what he had to say:

First group of community dental health coordinators complete ADA Pilot Program

March 21, 2012

CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2010 –The University of Oklahoma recently celebrated the completion of coursework by the first group of students in a pilot program created by the American Dental Association (ADA) to improve oral health in underserved communities.   The Community Dental Health Coordinator (CDHC) pilot program is modeled on the community health worker, which has proven extremely successful in similar capacities in the medical system.