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How Dentists Can Cope with Compassion Fatigue
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How Dentists Can Cope with Compassion Fatigue

Are you stressed and suffering? It's time for dentists to consider the insidious impact of compassion fatigue.

| 1 month ago
Let’s Be Real: Dentistry is Mentally Challenging 
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Let’s Be Real: Dentistry is Mentally Challenging 

As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, dentists facing serious personal or workplace stress should consider how 'real' their struggles are and seek...

| 4 months ago
Are Your Dental Patients 'Hearing' You?
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Are Your Dental Patients 'Hearing' You?

If you're seeing a lot of your patients walk away without accepting treatment, it may be time to rethink your communication approaches.

| 8 months ago
5 Types of Tooth Fractures: The Silent Epidemic Part II
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5 Types of Tooth Fractures: The Silent Epidemic Part II

Discover the five types of cracks in teeth in this second article on the silent epidemic of cracked teeth.

| 10 months ago
Curing Lights 101: Where Are We Today?
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Curing Lights 101: Where Are We Today?

Learn more about how curing lights have evolved over time to become what they are today.

| 11 months ago
Just the Basics Please, Part II: Restoring the Single Implant
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Just the Basics Please, Part II: Restoring the Single Implant

In my last segment, I went through the basic parts and pieces of implants to give some insight into what is a mystery for many. As I mentioned in...

| 1 year ago
Guided Implant Placement For the Edentulous Arch - Dual Scan Technique
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Guided Implant Placement For the Edentulous Arch - Dual Scan Technique

Have you ever used a similar technique for placing implants for the edentulous arch?

| 1 year ago
Solving the Silent Epidemic of Cracked Teeth
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Solving the Silent Epidemic of Cracked Teeth

Cracked teeth may be an epidemic, but it can be difficult to diagnose and treat. Here are some tips on helping your patients with cracked teeth.

| 1 year ago
Socket Preservation 101: What Works?
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Socket Preservation 101: What Works?

Once we realize that a tooth is going to be lost, there are a variety of methods and materials to help with socket preservation.

| 1 year ago
Top 6 Methods for Managing Gagging Patients
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Top 6 Methods for Managing Gagging Patients

Dr. Jeff Lineberry lists his top 6 methods for managing patients who have a hyperactive gag...

| 1 year ago
Using Digital Guides to Replace a Missing Tooth with an Implant
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Using Digital Guides to Replace a Missing Tooth with an Implant

Precise placement and exact execution are critical to a successful implant-based restoration. Learn how to utilize digital surgical guides to ensure a...

| 1 year ago
Dentistry: Is It Really That Expensive In the Grand Scheme of Things?
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Dentistry: Is It Really That Expensive In the Grand Scheme of Things?

Your patients' hesitation to invest in their oral health is likely tied to their perception of its overall value.

| 1 year ago