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Five Reasons EVERY Dentist Should Be On LinkedIn
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Five Reasons EVERY Dentist Should Be On LinkedIn

It was recently revealed that one out of every three dentists is active on LinkedIn. This may seem like a good portion of your colleagues but compared...

| 7 years ago
The United States of Dentists [INFOGRAPHIC]
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The United States of Dentists [INFOGRAPHIC]

The ADA recently put out a list of the top barriers of access to dental care. Believe it or not, barriers of access to dental care not only stems from...

| 7 years ago
Study: Half of American Adults Suffer From Periodontal Disease
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Study: Half of American Adults Suffer From Periodontal Disease

According to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of every two Americans aged 30 and up has...

| 7 years ago
The Story of the Tooth Fairy
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The Story of the Tooth Fairy

Since today is National Tooth Fairy Day, (although it's also observed on February 28) we thought you might be curious about the origins of this...

| 7 years ago
MythBusters: Dentistry Edition
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MythBusters: Dentistry Edition

As dentists, you inform patients to brush at least twice a day, floss and regularly schedule visits to your offices for optimal dental health. However,...

| 7 years ago
What is Oil Pulling?
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What is Oil Pulling?

An ancient Ayurvedic method, commonly known as oil pulling, may help prevent enamel erosion and gum disease among other things such as headaches, chronic...

| 7 years ago
The Evolution of Dental Instruments [SLIDESHOW]
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The Evolution of Dental Instruments [SLIDESHOW]

In the spirit of celebrating the evolution of all things dentistry, we've compiled another slideshow that highlights the changes in dental instruments...

| 7 years ago
Chlorine: Why Teeth are Shaking in Their Roots
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Chlorine: Why Teeth are Shaking in Their Roots

Most people jump into swimming pools to beat the heat or for a cardio workout. They hardly ever think that they could be causing significant damage to...

| 7 years ago
Winning Smiles for Olympic Athletes
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Winning Smiles for Olympic Athletes

It's no secret that the 2012 Olympic athletes are in tip-top shape. Even though they take extremely good care of their bodies and watch what they...

| 7 years ago
The Evolution of the Dental Chair [SLIDESHOW]
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The Evolution of the Dental Chair [SLIDESHOW]

J.D. Salinger once said, 'Certain things, they should stay the way they are,'–this doesn't apply to dentistry. It's hard to believe that what was once a simple piece...

| 7 years ago
Acid Bathing [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Acid Bathing [INFOGRAPHIC]

With processed foods and beverages littering the aisles of every grocery store, and likely every pantry across the country, the enamel of our nation's...

| 7 years ago
Dentistry Haiku: Changes Caused by Wear
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Dentistry Haiku: Changes Caused by Wear

Occlusal, structural and biologic changes are caused by tooth wear and these must be clearly understood if treatment is to be successful. You can view...

| 7 years ago