Archive for April, 2018

Making your dental practice unique

Patients have many options when it comes to choosing a dentist. Make your dental practice unique and positive results will follow. Consider the following strategies to get the job done. Top-notch care plus It goes without saying that your quality of care needs to be top-notch but providing top-of-the-line care won’t necessarily generate much buzz. […]

Common questions concerning All-on-4

If you’re currently considering All-on-4 dental implants as a permanent tooth replacement solution, you’ve probably got a lot of questions. Here are some common questions and answers. Do All-on-4 implants look and feel like natural teeth? Yes. Modern fixed full-arch implant supported bridges are nearly indistinguishable from your natural teeth. Nobody will know that your […]

Endodontic spotlight: negative pressure irrigation

Success in endodontic therapy relies on the ability to effectively remove debris and bacteria from the canal system via irrigation. Traditionally, positive pressure with a syringe or irrigation needle has been the technique for cleansing and sterilizing the canal. However, bacteria can remain in the final apical third, creating the need for an alternate irrigation […]

What causes a sore jaw?

Jaw pain can affect our ability to eat and speak, becoming a daily irritation. The first step in treating a sore jaw is diagnosing the source of the discomfort. Here are some common causes of chronic jaw pain. Damage to your jaw joint Facial trauma is a common cause of prolonged jaw pain. Whether you’ve […]

Eye safety in your dental practice

Preventing eye infections or other eye-related injuries is an important aspect of any dental office’s safety protocol. Patients, clinicians and assistants should be protected against common eye hazards. As a refresher to eye safety in your dental practice, here are a few pointers to ensure you, your staff and your patients stay safe. Understand the […]

Socket preservation post-extraction

When a dentist or oral surgeon extracts a tooth, a small hole is left in your gums where the root of your tooth once was. When undergoing this procedure, patients have two options: Preserve the socket. Allow the extracted tooth to heal naturally. Each treatment choice comes with pros and cons. The information presented here […]

3 reasons to hire a consultant for your dental practice

A dentist is also the CEO, CFO, hiring manager, director of sales and marketing and human resources staff of their practice. When business is soft, it’s often difficult to pinpoint which area needs attention. Have you thought about bringing in an industry expert to light the way? Hiring a consultant might be the best course […]

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4 Types of Foods You Can Eat After You Have Had Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

About 90% of people need to get their wisdom teeth removed. If you are a part of that 90%, you might be wondering what the steps are post-surgery. Taking it easy and getting a lot of rest is a key step to a quick recovery. Another big step is knowing what you can and can’t […]