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Food For Thought On How the State of Medical and Dental Care Is Changing

How can we communicate with our patients in such a way that they value treatment rather than being turned away by costs? Dr. Jeff Lineberry gives his...

| 2 months ago

Link Between Medications and Bruxism?

Studies show that there is evidence to support the theory that using SSRI medications can lead to sleep bruxism.

| 3 months ago

Are You and Your Team Limiting Your Patients' Treatment Choices?

The way you discuss treatment and costs could have a strong impact on your patients' treatment and overall well-being.

| 4 months ago

What Are Treatment Options for the Cracked Tooth?

Dr. Jeff Lineberry concludes his three-part series on cracked teeth with a look into best treatment methods for various cracked tooth and fractured cusp...

| 5 months ago

What’s the Common Denominator with Dental Staff Problems?

If you have problems with your dental practice staff, even when you get a new team, here's the one factor you should take into consideration.

| 6 months ago

The Solo Dental Practice: Is It Dying?

As the marketplace for dentistry continues to change, solo dental practices must learn to evolve, too. Are you evolving?

| 7 months ago

Just the Basics Please, Part I: Implant Parts and Pieces 101

Part 1 in a series of articles by Dr. Jeff Lineberry to help dentists feel more comfortable about dental...

| 7 months ago

The Double-Cord Impression Technique

Try using this impression technique to create better dental restorations.

| 9 months ago

The Day I Quit Dentistry

Ever wanted to quit dentistry? You're not alone. But here's how to overcome the burn out and reignite your passion.

| 11 months ago

When Patients Present With Confusing Pain

Nine potential causes of pain for patients who doesn't have an obvious diagnosis.

| 1 year ago

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.

| 1 year ago

Periodontal Disease: Is It Just Bacteria vs. Host, Host vs. Bacteria or ...

Even after doing all of the right things, sometimes our periodontal patients do not get better and, in some cases, are getting worse. Is it their lack...

| 1 year ago