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CBCT Scan Reveals Previous Unsuccessful Bone Graft

This post was prepared in collaboration with Carestream On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. Case Overview A healthy male patient presented at my office seeking an implant to replace the maxillary left central incisor (# 9).His general dentist had extracted the tooth and performed a socket bone ...

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Practical How To: CBCT and CAD/CAM Allow for One-Day Restoration of Tooth #9

This post was prepared in collaboration with Carestream On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. Case Overview Our office received a frantic phone call from the mother of one of our twelve-year-old patients, who stated that her daughter fell while in P.E. class and broke a front tooth. ...

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Practical How To: CBCT provides clarity of prognosis

This post was prepared in collaboration with Carestream On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. How has CBCT enhanced your delivery of patient care? Share your experiences with your colleagues oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca Case Overview A 67-year-old female taking Forteo (Teriparatide) for the treatment of osteoporosis was referred by her general dentist ...

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Practical How To: The Science Behind the Bond: Futurabond U

This post was prepared in collaboration with Voco for their Futurabond U product. On an experimental basis, we have asked a limited number of companies to provide us with practical “How To” answers to clinical questions. We were prompted to conduct this experiment when dental team members told us that they visit company websites and consult company representatives for practical clinical information. We look forward to receiving your feedback on this experiment. Highlights In the video below, VOCO describes the science behind the dual cure universal adhesive, Futurabond U. The bond itself contains an acidic monomer which has two different polarities ...

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8 Secrets to Growing your Practice: A Breakthrough Blueprint Webinar #3

Kathleen Bokrossy, RDH and President of rdhu.ca, is presenting a series of 3 webinars on the best kept secrets to grow your dental practice. In this post, we feature a video of the second webinar: 8 Secrets to Growing your Practice: A Breakthrough Blueprint.  Related posts 8 Secrets to Growing your Practice: A Breakthrough Blueprint 8 Secrets to Growing your Practice: A Breakthrough Blueprint Webinar #2 Highlights Show your patients you care. The “after” appointment experience Connect with your patients after their experience to help build a trusting and loyal relationship Nurture lifetime relationships Connecting with patients after the appointment and “wow-ing” ...

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8 Secrets to Growing your Practice: A Breakthrough Blueprint Webinar #2

Kathleen Bokrossy, RDH and President of rdhu.ca, is presenting a series of 3 webinars on the best kept secrets to grow your dental practice. In this post, we feature a video of the second webinar: 8 Secrets to Growing your Practice: A Breakthrough Blueprint.  Related post 8 Secrets to Growing your Practice: A Breakthrough Blueprint Highlights After customizing your message, you must WOW your patients. Patients’ experiences begin before they get to your office: Make it easy for patients to do business with you through positive experiences that start with their telephone interaction with your office. Ensure your office environment, including the ...

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EBook: Define your identity through your office design

This content is provided by Pelton & Crane The decision to build or redesign your dental practice is one of the most important decisions — and biggest investments — of your career. It will affect your efficiency, productivity, patient relations and your enjoyment of a prosperous and healthy dental career. Undertaking this project is a major endeavor. Download the ebook (PDF) Regardless of your ability, your success does not depend solely on your dental diagnostic and treatment skills, but rather on your perceived competence as viewed from your patients’ perspective. “It’s difficult to believe you can win the Indianapolis 500 ...

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Is practicing dentistry becoming a pain in the neck? Ergonomic Solutions for the Dental Team

In this post, Pelton & Crane presents solutions to ergonomic problems frequently encountered in the dental practice.  As a dental professional, you have or will likely experience some type of work-related pain. Many dental professionals accept this pain as a part of daily life, but there is a better way!  Have you ever asked yourself “How much longer will I be able to practice feeling the way I do?” because you’re suffering from neck, shoulder, arm or leg pain. Perhaps you have numbness in your fingers and hands or pain down into your leg while you sit? If so, then ...

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