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The Real Role of the Dental Assistant
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The Real Role of the Dental Assistant

Helping the doctor stay organized during and after procedures is critical to efficient time management. The dental assistant acts as a chairside manager...

| 5 years ago
Study: Lasers, Rats and the Future of Dentistry
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Study: Lasers, Rats and the Future of Dentistry

A new Harvard-led study published in the journal, Science Translational Medicine, has determined that the use of low-powered lasers can stimulate stem...

| 5 years ago
TMJ Is Not a Disease
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TMJ Is Not a Disease

Every practice has patients who present saying 'I have TMJ'. The temporomandibular joint is the most complex joint in the human body and can be affected...

| 5 years ago
Does Your Team Have Occlusion Confusion?
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Does Your Team Have Occlusion Confusion?

The term occlusion is often associated with confusion, ambiguity and varying philosophies. Being equipped with a dental team that has an understanding...

| 5 years ago
What Your Team Should Know About the TMJ
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What Your Team Should Know About the TMJ

The term occlusion can be a tricky concept for even the most seasoned dental team member. In order to completely grasp the topic of occlusion, it helps...

| 5 years ago
Get Your Team Up to Speed on Occlusion
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Get Your Team Up to Speed on Occlusion

An understanding of the general concepts of occlusion within a practice can create a foundation that brings more predicable long-lasting dentistry, while...

| 5 years ago
Why Should Your Team Care About Occlusion?
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Why Should Your Team Care About Occlusion?

The term occlusion is one that has been routinely associated with confusion, ambiguity and varying philosophies. In fact, the topic of occlusion is often...

| 5 years ago
Living in a Digital World
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Living in a Digital World

Digital cameras are great to have in your practice because they allow the photographer to pick the quality and resolution of the image being exposed....

| 5 years ago
Study: Sensory Adapted Dental Environments
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Study: Sensory Adapted Dental Environments

According to a recent press release from USC, an ongoing study, Sensory Adapted Dental Environments, aims to find adaptations suitable for the dental...

| 5 years ago
Say Cheese With Ease
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Say Cheese With Ease

Dental photography is one of the most powerful tools available to clinicians. Dentists can use photography to help patients see themselves in ways they...

| 5 years ago
Go With the 'Outside-In' Flow
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Go With the 'Outside-In' Flow

Every doctor has a preferred exam sequence and incorporating the outside-in rule in the new patient exam can makes things flow as smoothly as possible....

| 5 years ago
The 'Outside-In' Approach to the New Patient Exam
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The 'Outside-In' Approach to the New Patient Exam

One of the biggest issues with the new patient exam is the amount of time it takes up. One of the goals is to gather all the data as efficiently as possible...

| 5 years ago