Kevin Henry, group editorial director for Dental Products Report, talks with Dr. Dennis Abbott about why dental practices aren't screening for oral cancer and what dentists and dental team members can do in this battle against the deadly disease.
DPR addresses common questions surrounding this complex part of the Affordable Care Act, with Fred Freedman, vice president of marketing and member relations for the Dental Trade Association, on hand to offer additional insight into what it means for dental device manufacturers, dentists and patients.
Dr. John Flucke, technology editor for Dental Products Report, talks to Kevin Henry, DPR's group editorial director, about the upcoming American Dental Association meeting in New Orleans, what technologies he is looking forward to seeing, and what one piece of advice he would offer to those walking the show floor.
When Drs. Derek Fine and Alan Steiner got fed up with the dental software options for their Macs, they didn't complain; they joined a group of like minded dentists and put together a team to code the system they wanted to use.
Patients at elevated risk for developing cavities benefit from applying prescription fluoride directly to their teeth at home or having their dentist apply it in the office, according to new clinical recommendations from a multi-disciplinary expert panel convened by the American Dental Association (ADA) Council on Scientific Affairs.
Whiter Image Dental is again showing the dental industry why they have been nominated as a Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Top 40 innovative company with the upcoming release of its sensitivity-eliminating In-Office Whitening Gel.
This Wednesday, I’m heading down to New Orleans for my first-ever American Dental Association Annual Session. But just because I’m green doesn’t mean I’m not heading in with a plan or things to do– some of the biggest and best brands in the dental industry will be showing off new and recently launched products, and I’ll be checking out as many as I can. Read on to find out what products and events are on my list for the ADA session and should be on your radar, too.
Kevin Henry, Advanstar Dental Media's group editorial director, talks to Jay Wood, product manager for Viive from Henry Schein Practice Solutions, about the practice-management software for Macs in the dental practice.
Attendees of the American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Session in New Orleans will have the opportunity to hone their clinical skills at the ADA's Hands-on Cadaver Workshop series scheduled at Louisiana State University Health Science Center for Oct. 31-Nov. 3.
In the dental practice landscape, PCs are still predominately the main machines used in offices. But why? Here’s how using Apple products in the dental office can help take you and your practice to the next level.
Clearbow from PMG Orthodontic Specialities is a labial bow that is said to be virtually unbreakable, offering 2.75 mm of full labial contact. Constructed from BPA-free food grade materials, the Clearbow’s patented design is said to provide high esthetics and durability, plus it is unaffected by boiling water and will not stain from coffee, soda or red wine.
Available in nine models, the Ti-Max X450 line of 45-degree air-driven handpieces from NSK Dental are said to provide an industry-leading 21 watts of power, with seven optic versions and two non-optic versions.
Set to launch at the upcoming ADA event in New Orleans, the X-Runner ablative laser scanning handpiece for the Lightwalker AT dual-wavelength dental laser offers automated all-tissue ablation capabilities, and allows the user to adjust cutting area size and shape.
Carestream Dental is introducing the cloud version of CS WinOMS practice management software this weekend at the annual meeting of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons in Orlando, Fla.
When news broke last week that Miriam Carey, a dental hygienist from Connecticut, had rammed her car into barriers at the White House and then led police on a mad chase that ended with her death near the United States Capitol, many wondered a simple question: “Why?”
Patterson Dental’s renewed Diamond Level corporate sponsorship of the American Association of Dental Office Managers guarantees that current efforts to create initiatives and increase resources for dental office managers continues through 2016.
Based on a recent survey of 1,700 dentists and office managers, 1-800-DENTIST’s new free whitepaper “A Practice Divided: How Office Managers and Dentists View Marketing Differently” explores unseen disconnects in dental practices, especially when it comes to evaluating the efficacy of marketing and communication technologies.
While we have all been focused on the launch of the Affordable Care Act (often called Obamacare) and the stalemate in Washington that has resulted in a partial government shutdown, there is perhaps a more dire date on the horizon that dentists and dental team members should be watching.
It's always a good idea to be prepared for unexpected economic challenges, but the recent government shutdown has added a new level of uncertainty to an already tumultuous economic climate. Read on to find out what to expect - and how to be best prepared - when faced with the unexpected.
Perfect for use with pediatric dental patients, powder-free Kulorful Sqwiggly Scented Nitrile Exam Gloves from SmartPractice are infused with the appealing aroma of sugar cookies, cotton candy or vanilla ice cream.
Kevin Henry, group editorial director for Dental Products Report, talks to Dr. Dale Miles about Interactive Diagnostic Imaging’s Tru-Align, a winning product from the 2013-14 Pride Institute Best of Class group.
More than one doctor has come to Jameson Management and said, "I know that I need a hygiene department, but I am frustrated because it seems to be costing me more than it is making me. The costs are so high-salaries, equipment, supplies.” Let's look at six specific ways to make the hygiene department excellent:
Updates to Patterson Dental’s Eaglesoft clinical and practice management software offer new features that are said to help dental practitioners simplify daily routines, including customized medical history, Eaglesoft Newsfeed, web-based Patterson Auto Update, CareCredit bridge, and integrated Clinician Lite for Eaglesoft Clinician users.
The Virtual® XD system of VPS impression materials reportedly offers optimized flow characteristics for deeper penetration to the sulcus; enhanced preparation coverage; exceptional wetting ability for precise hard and soft tissue reproduction; and greater tear strength that maintains marginal integrities and fine detail after removal.