Archive for August, 2020

Seven ideas for dental practice efficiency

Improving efficiency at your practice is an ongoing effort. There’s always room for improvement and every system can use a tweak now and again. Here are seven simple tips for injecting a little more productivity into your dental practice. 1. Improve your ability to accurately time procedures There’s no such thing as a perfect schedule. […]

How does age affect dental implants?

Some older patients incorrectly presume that they are not eligible for dental implants to replace missing teeth. While age is a factor in determining whether or not a patient is a good candidate, it’s only one part of the equation. As long as you in good health and have sufficient jawbone to accept the implants, […]

Simple ideas for keeping morale high at your practice

Keeping your team in high spirits is important to the long-term success of your dental practice. Staff interact with patients nonstop throughout the day–so if they’re feeling great, this positivity will rub off on your patients, too. Here are some easy ideas to maintain high employee morale. Little things make a big difference Show your […]

What is burning mouth syndrome?

In this post, we’ll cover the symptoms, causes and treatment options for burning mouth syndrome and explain why you need to see a dental professional if you think you might have it. What are the signs of burning mouth syndrome? The most common symptom of burning mouth syndrome is the feeling that you’ve scalded your […]

An action plan for returning to a new normal

The number one priority for dental offices as we transition into the next phase of reopening is to keep staff and patients safe and to do everything to limit the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Infection control and closely following CDC and ADA guidelines is just one aspect of transitioning your practice into a new normal. […]

How do implants and orthodontics work together?

Most people associate orthodontics with teenagers getting braces, but orthodontics for adults can be an effective co-treatment to prepare your mouth for dental implants. In this post, we’ll discuss why someone might need orthodontic treatment prior to getting implants and how the two procedures work together to give you long-lasting replacements for your natural teeth. […]

How to optimize your Google directory listing

Digital marketing for your dental practice takes many forms, from your social media presence to SEO optimization of your website, blogging, e-newsletters, paid ads and more. if you haven’t taken the time to optimize your Google My Business listing, you could be missing out on an easy strategy for driving new patients to your practice. […]

What are the symptoms of oral tumors?

Tumors of the mouth and oral cavity can be divided into three main categories. Benign growths that are not cancerous and do not pose any threat of spreading to other parts of the body, precancerous tumors that may be harmless now but could turn into cancer over time, and malignant growths that are cancerous and […]

Taking care of your dental implant

Looking after your dental implant is just as important as cleaning your natural teeth. Here are some things you need to know to keep your dental implant healthy and worry-free for years to come. Brush and floss twice per day Daily care for your dental implant is similar to what you do for the rest […]

How will having a dental implant affect me?

If you are considering replacing a missing tooth, you might be wondering how a dental implant will affect you. In this post, we’ll cover the benefits, care and long-term considerations of dental implants. Smile with confidence Replacing your missing teeth returns your mouth to its natural look and boosts your self-esteem. Dental implants also restore […]