dental news for dentists from the best minds in dentistry today header image 2

Entries from April 2010

No More Case Requirements for Invisalign Dentists

April 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Big news this week… no more case requirements for Invisalign. The company posted FAQs that explain the policy change: “We are responding to our customers’ frustration and unhappiness with the proficiency program. Many customers were upset by the proficiency program, particularly the annual case requirement. The volume of complaint letters has tapered off, but the […]

[

Tags: News

Testimonials on Your Website?

April 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments

This week, TNT Dental’s Tips Blog brings us great information about website testimonials. Did you know that 70% of people trust the personal opinions they read online? Or that the Texas Dental Association’s marketing guidelines prohibit testimonials in dentists’ advertising? The article also features a downloadable pdf of a testimonial questionnaire for your patients – […]

[

Tags: Administrative · Dental Websites · Marketing · Tips from TNT: Dental Websites & Internet Marketing · Websites & Internet

Dentists Spread Disease…Awareness with Preventive Tests

April 23rd, 2010 · 2 Comments

As research and science continue to develop, we’re learning the importance of oral health to the health of the body as a whole. Dentistry is gaining higher regard as a necessity of good health; oral healthcare is getting off the bench and getting in the game. To further the importance of dental care, dentist-administered tests […]

[

Tags: Clinical

No More Dental Drill with Icon Caries Infiltrant

April 21st, 2010 · 4 Comments

Minimally invasive is in. That makes DMG America one cool cat. Instead of treating a decaying tooth with remineralization or a filling, dentists can now rebuild a decaying tooth with Icon caries infiltrant by DMG America. No drill. No filling. No problem. Icon is a microscopic, invasive material that literally fills and reinforces tooth enamel. […]

[

Tags: Clinical · Dental Materials · News

Evora Plus™: The First Probiotic Mints for Complete Oral Care

April 19th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Fresh breath. White teeth. Balanced oral health. Evora Plus™ mints for adults and EvoraKids™ chews for children add good bacteria and a low level of hydrogen peroxide to the oral environment for fresher breath, a healthier mouth, and whiter teeth. Twenty-five years of research went into the making of this innovative product, developed by Jeffrey […]

[

Tags: Clinical · Cosmetic Dentistry · Dental Materials · News · Teeth Whitening

Dent-X Introduces the Eva 64-bit Drivers

April 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Dent?X is happy to announce the general release of new drivers for the EVA Digital X?Ray Sensor System. Now EVA is compatible with all major operating systems, including Windows 7 (32?bit and 64?bit versions), Vista, and Apple’s Mac line. Now that the EVA drivers are updated to work with the newest version of Windows 7 […]

[

Tags: Uncategorized

Are You a DentalBlogs Facebook Friend?

April 15th, 2010 · No Comments

If not, you’re missing out on these hot topics today: 5 Mistakes that Cost You Thousands Dental Assistants & Case Acceptance Fewer Teeth Linked to Heart Disease Healthcare Reform and Dentistry Journal of an Out-of-Work Hygienist MacPractice for the iPad The Going Rate for a Baby Tooth Tomorrow’s Hot Careers: Dental Hygiene Go to […]

[

Tags: Administrative · Marketing

Dentists Who Go Green Grow Green for Earth Day 2010

April 13th, 2010 · 1 Comment

On April 22, that’s just a few days away, tree huggers and vegans will celebrate the 40th annual Earth Day. Even dentists have hopped on the clean green machine. From the Emerald Coast to Greenland, your colleagues are practicing eco-friendly dentistry. Some have designed office interiors with air filtration systems, natural lighting, bamboo flooring, and […]

[

Tags: Business of Dentistry · Planning for the Future

Three Small Steps for Big Results: Starting Points to Increasing Case Acceptance

April 7th, 2010 · 2 Comments

With so much happening in the economy and in healthcare today, you may find yourself running into more and more obstacles with your patients when it comes to case presentation and case acceptance. Have you started hearing new objections?  Are you hearing more objections about money?  Are more concerns circling around fear for the future […]

[

Tags: Administrative

Simplicity System Offers Innovative Way to Maximize Orthodontics in Your General Dentistry Practice

April 6th, 2010 · No Comments

(March 29, 2010) Vista, CA – Beginning in 2009, Lancer Orthodontics has teamed with former IAO President, Dr. Thomas Hughes D.D.S., to form a new approach to orthodontics called The Simplicity System. This new strategy is geared to help those doctors who already have some experience in orthodontics but have been unable to make this […]

[

Tags: Clinical