Feature-rich OP300 Maxio delivers Low Dose Technology, flexible field-of-view, and more [VIDEO]

May 06, 2014

Instrumentarium Dental’s feature-reach OP300 Maxio Pan/Ceph/3D introduces new and larger fields-of-view for dental and maxillofacial imaging, as well as Low Dose Technology (LDT), which is designed to provide quality-optimized cone beam 3D scan at radiation dosages up to 5 times less than traditional 2D panoramic images.

How thinking of tomorrow can help grow your dental practice today [VIDEO]

May 06, 2014

Penny Reed of Penny Reed and Associates says you should always focus on your patients that are directly in front of you today. But also thinking of how you’re going to bring them back tomorrow can help you better your practice and grow your patient base.  

How to make Morning Huddle meetings more effective [VIDEO]

May 06, 2014

Just because you’re meeting with your team every day, doesn’t always mean it’s accomplishing anything positive. In this video tip, Penny Reed of Penny Reed and Associates tells you how to make Morning Huddle meetings more effective.

Oral cancer from a survivor’s perspective [VIDEO]

April 29, 2014

As Oral Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, DPR Products Editor Michael Quirk reached out to Joana Breckner, an oral cancer survivor, to learn more about this disease from the patient’s perspective.

How the LANAP® protocol is a patient friendly, effective method of periodontitis treatment [VIDEO]

April 24, 2014

Dr. Allen Honigman - a periodonitist for more than 20 years based in Arizona - says he’s been doing the LANAP® procedure from Milliennium Dental Technologies since 2006 and liked it so much he became a clinical instructor of the LANAP® protocol.

How to use Google+ effectively in your dental practice

April 21, 2014

You have probably heard a lot about the importance of being found on Google as a dentist. With more and more people relying on search engines to find dentists in their area, becoming at least somewhat familiar with how to use Google products is a necessity for dentists today.

Skills you need to elevate your dental staff to the next level [VIDEO]

April 17, 2014

Do you see feelings of complacency present in your dental team members? Dr. John H. Jameson and Cathy Jameson of Jameson Management say it’s important to fight complacency head on in your dental practice in order to elevate the team as a whole.

How Brewer Ergonomic Dental Seating provides comfort, efficiency and safety for clinicians [VIDEO]

April 17, 2014

Deb Byington, national sales manager at Brewer, says the nature of procedures dental clinicians perform on a daily basis puts them in a lot of awkward positions, which can take a toll on the body. Brewer Ergonomic Dental Seating aims to alleviate some of that bodily stress with its advanced ergonomic tools.

Behind the scenes at the 2014 KaVo Kerr Group Mosaic of Dentistry Event [VIDEO]

April 15, 2014

Earlier this year, the KaVo Kerr Group kicked off 20 new products from leading brands at its Mosaic of Dentistry 2014 Event at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. In this behind-the-scenes video, we take look at the event and product launches.

Risk of nodules associated with fillers, dental work

April 14, 2014

Should dermatologists talk with their patients about dental work history? Michael Persky, MD, recently posed this question at the Vegas Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology meeting. He referenced two patients who presented with nodules following hyaluronic acid filler injections.

Seattle Mariners, DenMat partner on oral cancer screenings

April 14, 2014

With the 2014 baseball season now in full swing, it’s a good time to be reminded that tobacco usage can lead to oral cancer and that the dental professional has tools at his or her disposal to make sure that this life-threatening disease is caught in its earliest stages.

4 things dental practitioners need to know about the Heartbleed bug

April 11, 2014

As you may have already heard, there’s a new bug called Heartbleed that lets attackers read the memory of a server of client, allowing them to retrieve private keys and other sensitive information.  Read on to find out 4 things you need to know about the Heartbleed bug to make sure your dental practice is protected.

How dental professionals can avoid EHR 'smoke and mirrors' sales tactics [VIDEO]

April 03, 2014

Mike Uretz of believes that there is a lot of confusion in the dental software industry regarding the electronic health records (EHRs) incentive program and meaningful use that most dental providers and office managers are not aware of. Some dental software vendors are utilizing a “smoke and mirrors” strategy utilizing this program to help sell their software.