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Entries from July 2009

$1.3 Million for Alzheimer’s – Oral Health Link Research

July 21st, 2009 · No Comments

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Up to 5.3 million Americans have Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s and dementia triple healthcare costs for those over 65 One person develops Alzheimer’s every 70 seconds $148 billion annually is spent on Alzheimer’s and dementias by Medicare, Medicaid, and businesses Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death In 2008, researchers discovered […]

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Tags: Clinical

Need Oral Cancer Pictures for Your Dental Website?

July 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Remember when DentalBlogs covered the new oral cancer screening technology, Identafi? Well, the maker of Identafi, Trimira, is now offering FREE (that’s right, free) clinical pictures of oral cancer cases. If you have a dental website, you may know just how difficult it can be to get your hands on quality clinical photos. Trimira has […]

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Tags: Administrative · Marketing

Press Release: CareCredit Adds 24-Month, No-Interst Payment Plan

July 9th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Now the leader in patient financing offers extended, O% interest terms for qualified applicants. Used strategically, this product could increase your case acceptance and benefit patients who need significant restorative, prosthetic, or cosmetic dental procedures. Here’s the press release… COSTA MESA, CALIF., JULY 6, 2009 — In response to practice demand for expanded payment options […]

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Tags: Press Release

Popularity Increasing for Dentist Treatment of Snoring & Sleep Apnea

July 8th, 2009 · No Comments

On Google Alerts today, a PRWEB release tells us that Dr. David Binder of Manhattan has devoted his practice to treating snoring and sleep apnea. Another release shares that is “the web’s fastest growing source of information on dentistry’s responsibility in the recognition and management of snoring and sleep apnea.” The company is launching […]

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Tags: Clinical

DB Column: Two Sides of the Management Coin

July 7th, 2009 · No Comments

True Teamwork How to bring the staff and doctor(s) together Staff Viewpoint by Linda Miles – Doctor’s Viewpoint by Dr. Rhonda Savage Life would be great, at times, if it weren’t for other people! Yet it is through relationships with others that you’ll often obtain the greatest rewards! Your dental office is where you spend […]

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Tags: Two Sides of the Management Coin by Linda Miles and Dr. Rhonda Savage

Operation Smile: Making the World Smile, One Child at a Time

July 6th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Living in the US or any other prosperous nation, it’s hard to imagine living in poverty, without medical and dental care, without sufficient food and water. Check out this video to see how dentists like you are truly changing lives across the globe. Learn more about Operation Smile here. Be sure to follow the organization’s […]

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Tags: Volunteering Opportunities

How Dentists Can Get More Website Traffic

July 6th, 2009 · No Comments

TNT Dental shares insights on how to improve traffic to your dental practice website in the TNT Tips Blog. Learn more about PowerPages, GhostPosts, Deep Search, and other tools and ideas that will bring potential patients to your website. Information on search engine statistic reports and how to promote your website outside of the Internet […]

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Tags: Tips from TNT: Dental Websites & Internet Marketing

Russian Dentist Has Unusual Artistic Talent

July 3rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

This may not be breaking news or even important information, but it’s definitely interesting. An 18-year veteran dentist, Dr. Igor Tsarik of Siberia, has carved/sculpted about 300 teeth, many of which are on display. He uses a drill, heat, and lacquer to create his tooth art, which is a form of Japanese netsuke. Primary teeth […]

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Tags: Hardware · Just for Fun · Technology · Uncategorized

Dental Trade Alliance’s “Oral Healthcare Can’t Wait” Free Resources

July 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

Intro from DentalBlogs: Dental Trade Alliance is launching a new campaign intended to help dentists and dental professionals underline the importance of checkups and following through with treatment plans. To you, this means free resources for marketing – logo, tagline, posters, brochures, a video for your website or YouTube, and more. Visit the website by […]

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Tags: Press Release

Oral Surgery News: Osteogenics Partners with Micross and Safescraper

July 1st, 2009 · 2 Comments

Osteogenics Biomedical announces distribution partnership with cortical bone collector manufacturer Micross and Safescraper® bone scrapers offer latest advancements in autogenous bone grafting Lubbock, TX, June 10, 2009 – Osteogenics Biomedical has signed an agreement with Italian-based medical device manufacturer META Advanced Medical Technology, giving Osteogenics exclusive distribution rights in the United States to the Micross […]

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Tags: News