Archive for January, 2019

Crohn’s disease and oral health

In this post, we’ll talk about the effects of Crohn’s disease on oral health and point out potential symptoms. Early detection of Crohn’s disease can often lead to more successful treatment, a healthier body in general and stronger oral health.

What does it mean when my jaw clicks?

Most of us have experienced the sensation of a popping or clicking in our jaw. Although the experience can be unsettling, it’s not always a cause for concern. In this post, we’ll discuss when it’s necessary to seek medical advice about a clicking jaw and cover the basic treatment options.

Seven YouTube channels for dentists to follow

From industry news to clinical tips, marketing, practice management and even dentistry-related humor, there’s a lot on YouTube for dental professionals. If you’re not using YouTube to keep your finger on the pulse, you could be missing out. Here are seven YouTube channels you may want to consider following.

What does cosmetic dentistry mean?

Cosmetic dentistry refers to dental procedures that focus on improving the appearance of your teeth and mouth rather than restorative care. The most common techniques used to improve the look of your smile range from a simple trip to your dentist to a complex outpatient operation with an oral surgeon.

Give your practice an organizational checkup

Just as a routine dental checkup is vital for overall oral health, an organizational checkup can offer benefits to your practice. Taking the time to do a periodic overview of your systems, operations and practices can help your practice run like a well-oiled machine. Discover challenges lurking under the surface Not all problems affecting your […]

A simple review of anesthesia options

Patient comfort is extremely important when planning an oral surgery. The type of anesthesia required for a painless treatment depends on the type of procedure as well as the patient’s physical and mental well-being. In some cases, numbing just part of the mouth will be enough. On other occasions, the patient must be unconscious during […]

Tips for cutting costs on dental supplies

It’s no secret that the rising cost of dental supplies can hurt profits. Here are some practical strategies you can use to cut dental supply costs without taking a hit on quality.

Everything you need to know about Dental Bone Grafting

What exactly is a bone graft?: Bone grafting is a surgical procedure done when you need to repair bone fractures or replace bone loss. When a tooth is missing or retracted from the alveolar bones that support your roots, gums and teeth, it eventually evaporates, causing facial features to shift and sag over time. This […]

A SWOT analysis for your marketing strategy

One of the first things you learn in business school is how to do a SWOT analysis. It’s a simple strategy for organizing a business’s position in the market in a single document. A SWOT analysis is a great tool to have at your disposal and helps to find ways to improve your business. In […]

The treatment of facial trauma

Facial injury can be challenging to overcome. Along with physical pain and a potentially long rehabilitation period, there are emotional issues to be taken into consideration. Facial trauma can affect appearance and reconstruction procedures can be mentally draining. In the event of certain facial traumas, it is vital that a patient sees a maxillofacial surgeon […]