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Managing Cracked Teeth: An Enigma Wrapped Up Inside a Riddle Asking Questions

Managing the cracked tooth can be an incredibly complicated process. This article breaks down best practices for prognosis, treatment and decision-making...

| 1 week ago
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An Overview of Radiographic Technologies in General Dentistry

Dr. Kevin Huff outlines the main types of radiographic technology used in general dentistry.

| 2 months ago
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Mucosal Contact Headache: A Dental Enigma

Mysterious toothaches on the upper teeth may be related to inflamed sinus mucosal pressure on the maxillary nerves.

| 5 months ago
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The Importance of Recording the Clinical Record

Learn what dentists should and shouldn't include in patients' clinical records, as well as how that information could be used.

| 8 months ago
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Manage Challenging Dental Patients with the B-A-N-J-O

When challenging dental patients create an ethical quandry, dentists should use the acronym B-A-N-J-O to help them decide what to do.

| 9 months ago
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Understanding the Informed Consent Process for Dentists

Informed consent in dentistry is an important part of pre-treatment communication with patients. Learn how to ensure you and your patients are on the...

| 10 months ago
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Making Sense of the Clinical Record

We look at the different methods of recording treatment notes, including narrative, SOAP and more.

| 11 months ago
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Guidelines for Posterior Denture Teeth

For a more successful denture therapy, use these guidelines for selecting and positioning posterior denture teeth.

| 1 year ago
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Best Practices for Denture Teeth Selection

Here's why - and how - dentists should become more involved in the denture teeth selection process.

| 1 year ago
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Bringing Patients Comfort During Lengthy Dental Procedures

One of our contributors shares his favorite device for avoiding TMJ trauma and frustration in the operatory during lengthy procedures.

| 1 year ago
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Dental Records Tips: The Threat of Ransomware

Learn more about ransomwear and how it can negatively affect your dental record keeping.

| 1 year ago
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Dental Records Tips: RAIDs and Mirrored Servers

Closing our series on dental practice data backup systems, we look at RAID and mirrored servers.

| 1 year ago