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How removable partial dentures can help you

Removable partial dentures usually involve replacement teeth attached to plastic bases, connected by metal framework.

They attach to your natural teeth with metal clasps or precision attachments. Precision attachments generally look better than metal clasps and are nearly invisible.
Crowns may be…
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Added by Julian M. Tudose on March 12, 2014 at 3:32am — 1 Comment

Mydent offers new DEFEND Desensitizer

Mydent International’s newest addition to its preventative line is the DEFEND Desensitizer.  A universal desensitizing agent, this product can be placed under dental cements as well as temporary, provisional or final restorative…

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Added by Eric Slone on March 11, 2014 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Asking Yes or No Questions is a No-No

Do you ask your patient "Do you understand?"

If you do, you're losing a lot of income. That's what all dentists do.

Dentists tell patients they need to do this, this and this, rapid-fire style, throw patients terms that they probably don’t understand like "leaky margins" and…

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Added by Cambridge Practice Consultants on March 10, 2014 at 9:38am — No Comments

Has Your Front Desk Been Taken Over by a Porn Site?

Recently I was using a dental client’s computer and noticed that it was running really slow. On a hunch, I installed anti-spyware software.

Spyware, for those of you who don’t know, is computer software that is installed secretly on your computer to intercept or take…

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Added by Cambridge Practice Consultants on March 4, 2014 at 9:07am — 1 Comment

Dental Practice Management: Ideas from Yankee Dental

Dental Practice Management Ideas from Yankee Dental



As a dental office manager, I enjoy checking out dental marketing, dental technology and dental practice management booths at the shows. Here are a few that caught my interest this year at Yankee Dental:…

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Added by Jill Nesbitt on February 21, 2014 at 9:46am — 1 Comment

Asking Yes or No Questions is a No-No

Do you ask your patient "Do you understand?"

If you do, you're losing a lot of income. That's what all dentists do.

Dentists tell patients they need to do this, this and this, rapid-fire style, throw patients terms that they probably don’t understand like "leaky…

Continue

Added by Cambridge Practice Consultants on February 17, 2014 at 11:11am — No Comments

NiteBite hits the floors of Yankee Dental 2014

Check out this video on NiteBite. More proof this is a game changer for practices across the world! Check out hashtag #stopthegrind and see what people are talking about NiteBite!…

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Added by Ben Achtabowski on February 10, 2014 at 1:57pm — 1 Comment

Adult Oral Sedation Permit Course - Houston, TX Feb. 20-22, 2014

For Dentist who wish to obtain an Adult Oral Conscious Sedation Permit

Our courses are comprised of comprehensive didactic training on the administration of conscious (moderate) sedation, analgesia, adverse event and airway management.

All of our courses have been developed and are presented by anesthesiologists and anesthesia trained practitioners.

 

*Sedation Permit Renewals Course Online …

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Added by Randy Pigg on February 8, 2014 at 11:49am — No Comments

Are you the “The Dental Devil Incarnate” ?

Disagreements amongst dental staff members and the dentist is one of the most common situations I run into when working with a new client. A good example is a recent new client who I personally found him to be very congenial so I had a hard time believing this guy was “The…

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Added by Cambridge Practice Consultants on February 4, 2014 at 8:51am — No Comments

The two main functions of NiteBite®

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There are two main functions of NiteBite®:

1. To relax the jaw by using its natural physiologic processes.

2. To prevent bruxism and clenching by preventing the rear teeth from touching in centric or eccentric movements utilizing the jaw opening reflex.

The …

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Added by Ben Achtabowski on January 31, 2014 at 1:23pm — No Comments

NiteBite Clinical Case #2

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This is just an example of how NiteBite can quickly and easily treat many symptoms that affect many people. For more information read other NiteBite Blogs or go…

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Added by Ben Achtabowski on January 29, 2014 at 10:07am — No Comments

NiteBite Clinical Case #1

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This is just an example of how NiteBite can quickly and easily treat many symptoms that affect many people. For more information read other NiteBite Blogs or go to…

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Added by Ben Achtabowski on January 28, 2014 at 8:08am — No Comments

How we forged NiteBite

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Once the requirements of the appliance were understood – see how we created NiteBite here – Dr. Marc Doctors and I began a four-year process of development. We knewNiteBite® had to be thin…

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Added by Ben Achtabowski on January 27, 2014 at 10:02am — No Comments

Ke$ha places yet another plea for fans to send their teeth

Ke$ha, who we all know and love as brushing with Jack Daniels, 

http://community.pennwelldentalgroup.com/profiles/blogs/keha-brushes-with-jack-daniels

has issued a second plea to her fans, this time from rehab, to send her their TEETH. I guess the "outpouring" of support that she feels from her fan base can best be felt when she can build something from their teeth. 

Her…

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Added by Meg Kaiser on January 22, 2014 at 1:03pm — No Comments

LocalSearchForDentists.com Launches New Reputation Marketing for Dental Offices

With an increasing amount of patients turning to online resources to research potential dental care providers, it’s becoming essential for dentists and practices to not only increase their online visibility, but also ensure that their online reputation is in good standing. A new program launched by LocalSearchForDentists.com is helping dental professionals across the nation establish more credibility online and increase their number of patients because of it.

“So many patients now go…

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Added by Graig Presti on January 22, 2014 at 8:39am — No Comments

A Practical Reason To Set Your Sights Higher: Part II

I mentioned in the previous dental practice management article there are ways to skew the failure rate of treatment presentation. Most dental consultants find there are two ways this happens.

First, the doctor presents treatment that is so small that anyone would…

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Added by Cambridge Practice Consultants on January 21, 2014 at 10:36am — No Comments

What Makes Nitebite® Different From Other Devices

Keystone Industries asked the creators of NiteBite® what makes their device so special? And this is what they had to say.

What makes NiteBite so special is that it triggers the jaw opening (relaxation) reflex.  This reflex occurs as the jaw closes and the incisor…

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Added by Ben Achtabowski on January 15, 2014 at 1:10pm — No Comments

How we invented NiteBite

Dr. Marc Doctors and I, who have a combined 60 years of occlusal and clinical experience in observing treatments to control TMJD symptoms, decided to do a survey of occlusal devices and therapies that treat bruxism within the neuromuscular and occlusal systems of the head and neck. We were looking specifically at therapies that were effective and repeatable for the many clinical signs and symptoms…

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Added by Ben Achtabowski on January 14, 2014 at 7:26am — No Comments

A Practical Reason To Set Your Sights Higher: Part I

As a dental practice management consultant I tell clients if you want to produce and collect $100,000.00 a month you need to set your sights higher. No matter how good you may be at presenting treatment every dentist has a certain “failure” rate.

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Added by Cambridge Practice Consultants on January 13, 2014 at 8:43am — No Comments

What happened with that patient?

So you’ve done all you can to educate the patient, you’ve used models, x-rays, analogies, drawings, etc. The patient is now fully educated and understands what will happen if he or she ignores the problem. You’ve even…

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Added by Cambridge Practice Consultants on January 6, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments

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