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Dental Lab Outsourcing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Dental Lab Outsourcing: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The cost of dental materials and shortage of dental lab technicians in the U.S. has increased significantly, leading many labs to outsource. Learn what this...

| 4 months ago
Understanding Vaccine Development: Addressing Concerns in Your Practice

Understanding Vaccine Development: Addressing Concerns in Your Practice

Vaccine mandates have brought new challenges to the dental practice, especially as practice owners. Dr. Robert Winter explains how the COVID-19 vaccine...

| 7 months ago
My Treatment Plan and Informed Consent Process
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My Treatment Plan and Informed Consent Process

Treatment plans must use simple terms with the options clearly outlined, should be presented in writing and be fully reviewed with the patient to mitigate...

| 3 years ago
Your Patient's Parents Are Not (Totally) To Blame For Their Poor Oral Health

Your Patient's Parents Are Not (Totally) To Blame For Their Poor Oral Health

This article will help you understand the role of genetics in determining biomarkers that could impact a patient's oral health.

| 4 years ago
Demanding Dental Patients Versus Those with a Psychiatric Disorder: Part I

Demanding Dental Patients Versus Those with a Psychiatric Disorder: Part I

It can be tricky to tell whether a challenging patient is simply demanding or has a psychiatric disorder. In part 1, Dr. Bob Winter discusses how to...

| 5 years ago