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Realizing the Risks With Emergency Dental Care
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Realizing the Risks With Emergency Dental Care

Managing patients who present with an 'emergency' dental situation can present special challenges and risks to be aware of.

| 2 years ago
Managing Cracked Teeth: An Enigma Wrapped Up Inside a Riddle Asking Questions
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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...

| 2 years ago
An Overview of Radiographic Technologies in General Dentistry
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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.

| 3 years ago
Mucosal Contact Headache: A Dental Enigma
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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.

| 3 years ago
The Importance of Recording the Clinical Record
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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.

| 3 years ago
Manage Challenging Dental Patients with the B-A-N-J-O
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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.

| 3 years ago
Understanding the Informed Consent Process for Dentists
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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...

| 3 years ago
Making Sense of the Clinical Record
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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.

| 3 years ago
Guidelines for Posterior Denture Teeth
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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.

| 3 years ago
Best Practices for Denture Teeth Selection
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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.

| 4 years ago
Bringing Patients Comfort During Lengthy Dental Procedures
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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.

| 4 years ago
Dental Records Tips: The Threat of Ransomware
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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.

| 4 years ago