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Lucia Allen replied to Randy Pigg's discussion IV Sedation Training for Dentists - San Diego, CA
"Today, the most popular class of medications for IV sedation in the dental office are a class of drugs known as the benzodiazepines, with midazolam (Versed) probably one the most often used. Midazolam acts quickly and wears off faster than some of…"
21 hours ago
Helmut Flasch posted a blog post

Traffic Store

There is a store where you can buy traffic; a traffic of new patients.Referral Business does not work like they used to thirty years ago.Organic SEO is when your name or business comes up in a search without having to pay for it. However, it should not be the primary strategy in gaining new patient traffic.Google, YouTube, and Facebook are making money by selling traffic through paid advertisements.There is too much local competition online. The process of gaining new patients should not be…See More
Lucia Allen commented on Richard L. Pascoe DDS MS's blog post Improve Dental Patient Care And Your Bottom Line
"As a dental assistant, dental hygienist, and practice consultant, I would say that same thought is on the mind of all patients, no matter what their age. You may have a good relationship with your patients, and they may seem like they enjoy being…"
Dec 24, 2016
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Dec 20, 2016
Margaret J. Fehrenbach RDH, MS posted a status
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Dec 18, 2016
Helmut Flasch posted a blog post

The Second Business Which You Never Know You Have

Most doctors forgot, or never knew, that you do not own one but two distinctively different businesses and yet are running it as one.This amounts to the same catastrophic magnitude as administering the same medicine to two children from the same family while having taken only one child's vital measurements.Lack of this…See More
Dec 16, 2016
Richard L. Pascoe DDS MS posted a blog post

Make Your Own Sickle Scaler

Curette Sharpened To Sickle ScalerI like to keep it simple. I don’t use sickle scalers. I can’t remember the last time I used one, especially in a posterior area. I used a universal curette, a University of California 5/6 (virtually the same as the Columbia 4R/4L)* and the ever so versatile Gracey 13/14. Actually, I had four curettes in my setup, one each of the above and one each of the above that had been sharpened to the point where their blades were narrow. I referred to the well sharpened…See More
Dec 13, 2016
Richard L. Pascoe DDS MS posted a blog post

Dental Industry Truth, Hyperbole, and Responsible Publishing

There is an old saying in the academic world, “publish or perish”. There is a much more current saying in the tech world, “garbage in, garbage out”. They both are true and, unfortunately, pertain to much of our “academic” literature.When I ponder this, two things come to mind. First, there are many things that we were taught simply because the people teaching us were taught the same thing. And many of these so called facts go back several generations of educators. It’s amazing how many things…See More
Dec 5, 2016


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Too Few Dental Chairs To Increase Your Production?

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Hiring A Dentist Or Hygienist

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A Calculation For Your Take Home Profit

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The Second Business Which You Never Know You Have

Posted by Helmut Flasch on December 16, 2016 at 7:14pm

Make Your Own Sickle Scaler

Posted by Richard L. Pascoe DDS MS on December 13, 2016 at 12:48pm

Do You Need To Like Your Marketing?

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The Best Business Insurance

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IV Sedation Training for Dentists - San Diego, CA 1 Reply

Parenteral Sedation DentistryWe are providing IV dental sedation training for dentist nationally. This IV sedation dentistry course is a  comprehensive “mini-residency” and includes a minimum of 60…Continue

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Started by Randy Pigg. Last reply by Lucia Allen 21 hours ago.

Is the worst yet to come for dentistry? 36 Replies

Just working on the practice survey for the November issue of Dental Economics. One of the quotes within the article is from Dr. Roger Levin. He states, "Traditionally it takes six to 12 months for…Continue

Started by Kevin Henry. Last reply by Lucia Allen Jan 12.

What should be the most important thing in a dentist ? 2 Replies

A doctor most importantly a dentist always have some special things. what are those things ?Continue

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Started by Joanne McKenzie. Last reply by Joanne McKenzie Aug 26, 2016.

What is Teeth Whitening ? 1 Reply

what are the materials useing in Teeh Whitening? Are they harmful for our health? I need some advice abou it , those people know about it please give their comments here.Continue

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Started by Lucia Allen. Last reply by Joanne McKenzie Jul 8, 2016.

Are You Suffering from Mental Health Issues?

Are You Suffering from Mental Health Issues?…Continue

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Started by Ashlea Drakeford Jun 28, 2016.

Amazing Tips to Gua Sha Tools..!

As we all want to be fit & Healthy. To get desired body or fitness we all join Health Clubs/Fitness Center and many more. But we also get injured or face muscle pull issue etc. Today i was…Continue

Started by Ashlea Drakeford Feb 1, 2016.

DIQ News Flashes has introduced a full product catalog. The company’s website has re-launched with this evolution from its original daily deals concept to also feature a full catalog of dental supplies, materials and equipment – available every day at the click of a button. The newly revamped site is now available to the entire dental community, with a special 20% off promotion for Twitter followers, who may register at This Twitter promotion is for a limited time only and expires on August 10, 2013.

“We are very much looking forward to starting this exciting new chapter for our customers”, said CEO Alon Schwartz. “While a commitment to saving dentists money with daily deals remains our company’s mission, we are thrilled to now be able to offer a variety of products on an ongoing basis – at everyday low prices – through the online catalog. Now our customers can experience us as a one-stop dental supply shop instead of just another step in their purchasing process.”



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