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A Business Model for TMD and Airway Dentistry
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A Business Model for TMD and Airway Dentistry

While 3D imaging is vital to understand many dental problems, dentists are often challenged when it comes to developing a practice model that allows for...

| 4 days ago
Should I Image Before Making an Occlusal Appliance?
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Should I Image Before Making an Occlusal Appliance?

Discover when to image a patient's TMJ before fabricating an occlusal appliance.

| 3 months ago
6 Tips to Address Patient Expectations of Insurance Reimbursement
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6 Tips to Address Patient Expectations of Insurance Reimbursement

Having an open discussion with patients about the realities of dental insurance is necessary to set reimbursement expectations.

| 4 months ago
4 Elements of Effective Weekly Team Meetings
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4 Elements of Effective Weekly Team Meetings

Align your dental practice team following these weekly meeting format tips.

| 6 months ago
What Makes Muscles Hurt?
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What Makes Muscles Hurt?

When patients present with muscle pain, there may be reasons other than occlusal interferences that do not resolve with traditional therapy.

| 9 months ago
Is TMD Too Minimally Diagnosed?
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Is TMD Too Minimally Diagnosed?

With a better understanding of temporomandibular disorders, clinicians can serve more patients and refer less patients out of their practice.

| 10 months ago
Is It Time to Rethink TMJ Surgery?
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Is It Time to Rethink TMJ Surgery?

While TMJ problems were assumed to affect adults, recent literature shows that the TMJ is injured earlier in life than previously suspected, and earlier...

| 11 months ago