At TheWealthyDentist.com, a recent survey reveals what we already knew – dentists love to create beautiful smiles! Maybe it’s the artistry that goes into reshaping, coloring, and building a new smile; maybe it’s the life-changing results in a patient’s life… The survey says that the favorites rank as follows, cosmetic dentistry at 37%, implants at […]
Entries from June 2008
June 30th, 2008 · Comments Off on Dentists Love Cosmetics
Tags: Cosmetic Dentistry
June 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Should the ADA Regulate Cosmetic Dentistry?
The American Dental Association recognizes nine specialties that require advanced education. These are dental public health, oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral and maxillofacial radiology, oral and maxillofacial pathology, endodontics, orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, pediatric dentistry (pedodontics), periodontics, and prosthodontics. As you are well aware, cosmetic dentistry isn’t on the list. A survey at DPR World […]
Tags: Cosmetic Dentistry
June 26th, 2008 · Comments Off on Dentist’s Curing Light Cures Cancer?!?
A study at Medical College of Georgia found that the blue light dentists use to harden composite resin in fillings has desirable side effects. The light causes oral cancer cells to stop growing or self-destruct. The study found a 10-percent increase in cell suicide (apoptosis) and an 80-percent reduction in cell growth. Furthermore, an appropriate […]
June 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on Dental Educational Materials & CEs Online
Continuing education, the Internet, and self-learning have combined to make postgraduate education easier than ever. For instance, The Dawson Center offers a great selection of videos and books, as well as other resources for your entire team, available for purchase online. Educational materials from Pankey and LVI are right at your fingertips these days. You […]
June 24th, 2008 · Comments Off on Don’t Get Lost: SEO to Focus Your Dental Website Marketing
You’ve invested in a fabulous website to promote your practice online. After all, it’s the thing to do. Everyone’s online these days – at least everyone who you want to attract to your practice. The problem is, no matter how sensational your website, it is potentially competing with every other dental website in the world. […]
Tags: Search Engines
June 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Siberian Tiger at the Dentist
In Mobile, Alabama, a zoo owner called the dentist when his Siberian tiger, Ana, broke two teeth and needed a root canal. Dr. Greg Sand responded to his human patient’s feline friend by performing the root canal – while Ana was under sedation, of course. See the video at MyFoxGulfCoast.com.
Tags: Just for Fun
June 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off on TVs Funniest Dental Visit Videos
Check out YouTube’s dental visit videos – including skits with Tim Conway, Mr. Bean, and Al Bundy, here.
Tags: Just for Fun
June 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Nobel Boicare NobelActive(TM) Now Available
Nobel Biocare NobelActive™ Now Available This month, NobelActive became available for dental implant procedures following a pre-launch period and much scientific research. The new system offers high initial stability (even with compromised bone), bone condensing, redirecting capability, dual-function connection, and Platform Shifting™. See these resources at Nobel Biocare’s website:
June 20th, 2008 · Comments Off on Medical Science: Bioactive Paper to Find and Destroy Pathogens
Kill salmonella and SARS with paper? This strange idea could become reality. Scientists will share their concept at a conference in Espoo, Finland from June 24-26, 2008. Bioactive paper researchers hope to develop paper that does many things – including finding contaminants in water. Read more at http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/images/top2.jpg. SOURCE: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/112161.php
June 20th, 2008 · Comments Off on Wilckodontics with Human Bone Grafting Accelerates Ortho for Dental Patients
Periodontist Tom Wilcko developed Wilckodontics, a method of orthodontics that repositions teeth more quickly than traditional methods. The Wilckodontics website claims that patients can be “in and out of braces in 3 to 8 months.” The procedure, intended for adults with mature bone tissue, involves PAOO, Periodontally Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics. In short, the jawbone is […]