This is a breakthrough that could lead to a major overhaul in dental prosthetics and, more importantly, organ regeneration. The Wall Street Journal covered a study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in which Tokyo University of Science researches implanted a “tooth germ” into a mouse’s empty tooth socket. The “tooth germ” […]
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August 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment
July 29th, 2009 · 2 Comments
Dental Blogs was named to the top 50 medical career blog list at Medicine 3.0 . If you’re interested in pursuing a career in dentistry or medicine, check out the blog list at http://nursingassistantguides.com/2009/top-50-medical-career-blogs/#more-121.
April 21st, 2009 · No Comments
You’re probably familiar with the popular patient education programs that include a DVD to play on loop in your lobby. While these systems are great, there’s a new option that has taken patient education to a more personal level. Lobby Vision is a custom video that can feature information about your team, your tools, your procedures, and your office – rather than generalities. This personalized approach to patient education is a favorite with Dr. Henry Pinkey. Read his testimonial below.
April 9th, 2009 · 10 Comments
First of all, if you are unfamiliar with Facebook, join up for free at www.facebook.com, if for no other reason than to say you did! Facebook is a social media website where people across the globe post profiles and connect with other folks. Facebook is a form of “social media.” Some people use social media as a business marketing tool. The question is, do dentists do social media?
April 1st, 2009 · 6 Comments
Tom Hedge, DentalBlogs contributor and tech guru, created this form for YOU to use on full-mouth rehab cases. Simply download it, amend it, and have your patients sign it.
March 10th, 2009 · No Comments
Numbers and Overhead
Staff Viewpoint by Linda Miles – Doctor’s Viewpoint by Dr. Rhonda Savage
Knowing the numbers and overhead control in a dental office is important for both the staff and dentist. To control overhead, the staff must be aware of the numbers. Oftentimes dentists hesitate to share financial information with the team because of confidentiality concerns. However, if your team is capable of patient privacy, they are likewise capable of keeping the business information about your practice under wraps. You will be amazed how sharing the information can empower your team to work together for the greater benefit of the dental practice.
October 28th, 2008 · Comments Off on Smiles All Around for British Dentists
Results of the 2007 British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry audit show that our English neighbors across the pond really like their cosmetic dentistry. The BACD is a non-profit organization that promotes ethics and advancements in cosmetic dentistry. The long and short of the audit: Female patients accounted for over half of all cosmetic dentistry cases. […]
March 7th, 2008 · Comments Off on NHII says EHRs by 2014
This is old news. But time flies, and 2014 is only getting closer. The National Health Information Infrastructure, an organization focused on improving US healthcare, wants medical records to be electronic by 2014. Read more about the program here: 100-pg guide Power Point that explains the vision ADA’s view in JADA (2004) Article on measuring […]
February 11th, 2007 · No Comments
By now all dental offices should have and see the value of a web site. A really nice, flashy web site is terrific BUT if no one ever finds it what good is it to the bottom dollar of your practice. You have to know how to drive the general public to your site so […]
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September 21st, 2006 · No Comments
I had the opportunity to test drive Kodak’s new dental digital camera setup. Kodak even changed the designed based on our imput. I must tell you the system is slick and easy to use. Even though I prefer d-SLR’s to point and shoot setups, I remain confident that both doctor and team will find this […]