Top 5 mistakes dentists make when hiring employees

July 06, 2012

The hiring process is hardly ever enjoyable; the paperwork alone can be enough to drive anyone insane. Unfortunately, this long, exhausting process is unavoidable.  If you’ve said, “I know I need a good team, but it is too hard to find the right people,” chances are you’ve made some mistakes during the hiring process. Here’s a breakdown of the top 5 mistakes dentists make during the hiring process, and how you can avoid them.

What it takes to steal a patient

July 03, 2012

You’ve been thinking about adding new technologies to your practice, maybe a laser or chairside CAD/CAM, but you just haven’t made the move. You like the idea of it, but you’re just not sure it’s worth the investment.

Aflac dental coverage meets needs of employers, employees

March 21, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ga., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aflac (NYSE:AFL), the number one provider of voluntary and guaranteed renewable insurance in the United States, provides a simple, no direct cost option for employers to make dental insurance coverage available to employees without the hassle of network restrictions, deductibles or annual premium reviews. Addressing a top employer challenge of making competitive benefits available to attract and retain talent, Aflac's dental insurance policy helps meet the needs of both employers and employees.

Glidewell names Greg Minzenmayer COO

March 21, 2012

Glidewell names Greg Minzenmayer COO Glidewell Dental Lab, provider of laboratory services and products, announced that it has promoted Greg Minzenmayer to Chief Operations Officer. He will have the primary responsibility of overseeing Glidewell's daily operational activities with a focus on systems improvement.

1-800-DENTIST partners with Dental Senders

March 21, 2012

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 6, 2010) – 1-800-DENTIST®, the nation’s leading dental marketing company for both consumers and dentists, announced today that they have partnered with Dental Senders™, the web-based company that offers free, automated patient communications for dentists.

Isolite Dental Isolation systems installed at Scottsdale Center for Dentistry

March 21, 2012

Scottsdale, AZ – July 27, 2010 – Isolite Systems announced today that its award-winning Isolite dental isolation technology has been installed throughout the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry. The 65,000 square-foot $50 million learning facility is equipped to world-class standards and is widely regarded as one of the premier, most trusted and most respected CE centers in the world.

New oral health guidelines released for pregnant women

March 21, 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Health care providers now have evidence-based guidelines to emphasize the importance of pregnant women maintaining good oral health care and the safety of providing appropriate treatment during pregnancy as published in the June Journal of the California Dental Association.

Clinical researchers receive regenerative periodontal medicine award

March 21, 2012

Barcelona, 16 July 2010: A newly created award recognizing significant contributions to research in Periodontology has been presented to two renowned researchers, Professors Martha Somerman and Ulf Wikesjö, at the 88th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research in Barcelona.  

NYU College of Dentistry receives grant

March 21, 2012

The New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) has received a one-year grant from the United Hospital Fund that will involve dental, dental hygiene, and nursing students and faculty in developing and assessing a collaborative oral healthcare referral model whose goal is to provide community dwelling, underserved older adults in New York City with better access to dental care.

Photography doesn't have to be limited to the operatory

March 21, 2012

One of the photos in Dr. Cabrera's exhibit. Photo courtesy of Dr. Peter Cabrera Dentistry isn’t Dr. Peter Cabrera’s only passion. Photography is another important part of this Chicago-based periodontist’s life, and has been since he, at 9-years-old, saw for himself what light can do to a print

J. Morita discontinues Rotary Master

March 21, 2012

IRVINE, Calif. – (July 14, 2010) – J. Morita USA today announced the discontinuation of Rotary Master, an electric low speed handpiece. This decision was made as a result of the company’s desire to focus resources on equipment developed by its parent company, J. Morita Manufacturing Corporation. This change takes effect immediately, as inventory supplies have been depleted. 

Colgate teams up with a trio of Saints

March 21, 2012

Colgate's Bright Smiles, Bright Futures national campaign to improve children's oral health joins Super Bowl champions Jonathan Vilma, Pierre Thomas, and Marques Colston and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana and Boys & Girls Clubs of the Gulf Coast, to host festivals highlighting the importance of maintaining good oral health.  More than 600 children in New Orleans and Mississippi's Hancock and Harrison Counties will receive free dental screenings, oral health education and treatment referrals this weekend.

Full Straumann CAD/CAM line available through Dale Dental

March 21, 2012

Full Line of Straumann® CAD/CAM Abutments and Restorations Now Available at Dale Dental Dale Dental now offers the fastest, easiest and most affordable way for all US dental labs to get genuine Straumann CADCAM abutments and restorations. Dale Dental is pleased to announce the complete availability of all Straumann CAD/CAM custom abutments, understructures and full contour restorations to all U.S. dental laboratories at the lowest prices and fastest turnaround times.

Sirona's CEREC 25th celebration extended

March 21, 2012

As part of its continuing effort to provide “CAD/CAM for everyone,” Sirona Dental Systems, LLC announced that it is expanding and extending its special promotions to enable as many dental and laboratory professionals as possible to experience the 25-year celebration of its CEREC® CAD/CAM system. Doctors and laboratories are encouraged to take advantage of special C25 registration packages just made available throughout the month of July:

The AGD and the Academy of General Dentistry Foundation provide Free oral health care

March 21, 2012

CHICAGO, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - This Thursday, July 8, 2010, the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) and the AGD Foundation will team up with the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Dentistry to hold its first outreach project, Nation of Smiles, One Smile at a Time. This event will provide upwards of 300 patients from local shelters, clinics and charities with free dental care from volunteer dentists, hygienists, and dental assistants from around the nation. LSU dental students also will be participating.

Marketing Insider: Success with web-based marketing, Part II

March 21, 2012

In this Article we tackle the second key to a successful website, namely, attracting the visitor. Before your website can encourage patients to visit your office, they first must find your website. For this to happen, you need to position yourself so that, when people and businesses in your community are searching for dental care, it's your website, or a page within your site, that they find. Access Paths