DPR's top 10 most-read articles of 2015

December 1, 2015

As the end of the year nears, we take a look back at the 10 most-viewed articles on the Dental Products Report website in 2015.

The end of the year is rapidly approaching, so it's time to take a look back at 2015 and the top stories that graced DentalProductsReport.com. 

While DPR featured an array of stories that were popular with readers this year, we compiled a list of the 10 most popular articles that really took off this year. An entertaining mix of product debuts, breaking news, industry statistics and a few really weird stories all made the list of the top 10 most-viewed articles on the website for 2015.

Click through the following pages to see the most popular stories from 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

From 1 to 50, the best and worst states to work in a dental practice

For many of us, we're pretty partial to where we live and work. But is where you are right now a great place to work in a dental practice? Have you ever thought about that? We did, and we used a set of 10 "measuring sticks" to help us build our inaugural list of the best and worst states to work in for dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and dental front-office team members.

Read the full article here.

 

 

 

 

The latest hourly and annual salary numbers for dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants

We take an in-depth look at the Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers for all 50 states and the District of Columbia to see what dentists, hygienists and assistants are making across the nation.

Read the full article here.

 

 

 

 

 

5 famous Americans you didn't know were dentists

America: Home to revolutionaries, heroes, Wild West gunslingers, Olympic legends and artistic geniuses. What do all these country-shaping patriots have in common? Many of them were also dentists. We rounded up a list of five famous Americans who, when not making headlines, dabbled in dentistry. Did you know these famous people were dentists?

Read the full article here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 of the CRAZIEST impressions you've ever seen

We asked our readers for stories of the craziest dental impressions they've ever seen. The results were some of the stranges, most confusing and just-plain-bad impressions ever.

Read the full article here.

 

 

 

 

Let's talk about money: The 2014 dental fee survey, brought to you by Sikka Software and DPR

A look at the last four years of fees for 20 of the most-used codes at over 12,000 dental practices across the country ... and what you need to know to plan for the future.

Read the full article here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The craziest dental crimes in each of the 50 states

Sometimes, people make mistakes. Sometimes, people get caught and arrested for those mistakes. And sometimes, those people are dentists. We searched the country for the weirdest, most hilarious, unbelievable and absurd stories of dental and tooth-related crimes-and the results will make you cringe, laugh and leave you dumbfounded.

Read the full article here.

 

 

 

 

 

The 9 craziest ways people have pulled teeth 

Losing a tooth is a right of passage of sorts, and some parents are ensuring that it is a memorable one for their loose-toothed children. We gathered up the nine most creative, bizarre and downright insane ways that people have pulled teeth-and boy, are they impressive.

Read the full article here.

 

 

 

10 things at IDS 2015 that blew us away

DPR and DLP sent editors to the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne, Germany to check out the latest product launches and industry news. Here are 10 amazing products that blew our mind at this year's IDS.

Read the full article here.

 

 

 

Announcing Dental Products Report's Top 25 Women in Dentistry for 2015

Now in its sixth year of recognizing exceptional women in the dental industry Dental Products Report is thrilled to announce the Top 25 Women in Dentistry for 2015. The honorees come from across the dental industry, including dental professionals, industry leaders and practitioners. 

Read the full article here.

 

 


 

Is your dental practice completely HIPAA compliant?

While many practices have taken some of the steps necessary to become HIPAA compliant, such as having written policies and procedures, I have yet to find a dental practice that is even close to being totally compliant (not that 100 percent compliance is even possible). Is your practice as close to completely compliant as possible? Here are the five biggest mistakes that dentists make when it comes to HIPAA.

Read the full article here.