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4 steps to handling negative online reviews and posts [VIDEO]

May 29, 2014

You may have been reluctant to enter the social media world because you’re worried someone may post something negative about you. Or maybe there is that one bad review on a website that you cringe at the thought of. 

Henry Schein sponsors 2014 continuing education events

May 28, 2014

Henry Schein has released the dates of the summer and fall events they are helping to sponsor. Each event features multiple speakers and CE credits for clinicians interested in joining the digital revolution that’s changing dentistry.

Patients tell 'smile stories' for a chance to win a smile makeover [VIDEO]

May 27, 2014

For dental professionals, creating smile stories for patients is just part of the job, with each new smile being only a short chapter in the larger story that makes up a clinician’s entire career. On the other hand, the story behind a patient’s new smile for them often represents an extremely important and life-changing event, a plot twist so consequential that it often alters a patient’s larger narrative forever.

A glimpse of diode laser pain therapy with the EPIC laser [VIDEO]

May 22, 2014

In April 2009, the first FDA clearance was granted for using a diode laser for temporary relief of muscle and joint pain and stiffness, arthritis pain or muscle spasm, the temporary increase in local blood circulation and/or promoting relaxation of muscle.

CDA Presents 2014: RAYSCAN ? – Expert captures crisp, high-quality images at a low radiation dose [VIDEO]

May 16, 2014

At the California Dental Association's 'CDA Presents' conference in Anaheim, Calif., DPR Group Editorial Director Kevin Henry caught up with LED Imaging's Chris Koch to learn more about the company's new RAYSCAN α – Expert digital radiography system. 

How to take full-arch impressions with Imprint™ 4 VPS [VIDEO]

May 16, 2014

At Ritter & Ramsey General and Cosmetic Dentistry in Jupiter, Fla., the doctors use the 3M™ True Definition Scanner on a daily basis for scans, but the practice does still use traditional impressions for certain cases, much like most practices.

Top 5 benefits of Bien-Air’s iOptima

May 08, 2014

The iOptima from Bien-Air is designed to allow practitioners to transform a pneumatic handpiece system to a modern electric unit that is equipped with a brushless and sensorless micromotor, as well as an iPod touch interface from Apple®.

Unpacking important implant system and fee data in dental practices

May 07, 2014

In a joint project between Sikka Software Corporation, Dental Products Report, and Dental Practice Management, the following is the second in a series of reports on common procedures and associated fees in the dental practice (check out the first article, exploring fees for common procedures, by clicking here).

LumiSmile White offers comfortable, effective take-home whitening at an affordable price

May 06, 2014

A take-home whitening solution, LumiSmile White from DenMat is available in 32%, 22% and 16% carbamide peroxide concentrations, and is said to offer reduced sensitivity, real peppermint oil flavoring, and 18 months of refrigeration-free shelf life.

Dr. Sheri Doniger: ‘My patients love the Bosworth ProphyBrite™ Air Polisher’ [VIDEO]

May 05, 2014

Kevin Henry, group editorial director for Advanstar Dental Media, asks Dr. Sheri Doniger of Lincolnwood, Ill., why she is a fan of the Bosworth ProphyBrite™ Air Polisher and what impact the air polisher has had on her, her patients, and her practice.

The dawning of Google Glass loupes for the dental professional

May 01, 2014

When the concept of Google Glass was first announced, it didn’t take long for dental professionals (and our own technology editor, Dr. John Flucke) to wonder how the invention would impact dentistry. A group of dental students from the University of Michigan appears to have taken a big leap toward answering that question.