Restorative Dentistry Blog

Does your dental practice need a YouTube channel?

After Google, YouTube is the second most-visited website on the Internet. People love watching videos. It’s a favored method for consuming content, and amounts to half of all smartphone usage. If your practice isn’t on YouTube, you might want to think about starting a channel. What to post Videos should either provide valuable information to […]

6 benefits of fluoride varnish

Operating a dental practice comes with deciding on the best methods to use, and implementing fluoride varnish may be one of them. Here are six reasons why fluoride varnish is worth considering as the go-to application for your hygiene department. 1.  Fast drying for patient comfort and maximum success Fluoride foams and gels work well […]

Combining endodontic retreatment with endodontic surgery

Endodontic failure happens on occasion due to improper canal filling or persistent bacteria. It then becomes necessary to look at both surgical and nonsurgical treatment options. We’ll first briefly discuss what causes endodontic failure and then touch on scenarios best suited for endodontic retreatment, endodontic surgery or a combination of the two. Determining the source […]

Common patient concerns on dental insurance and how to address them

When the time comes for a visit to the dentist, patients are frequently concerned if their insurance will cover the cost. If their insurance doesn’t meet their needs, patients can forego treatment. It can be important that you can readily address their concerns and explain how dental insurance works. Here are some common insurance questions […]

How to foster better patient reviews at your dental practice

When attracting new patients to your dental practice, referrals have been king for decades. But in today’s world, online reviews are quickly becoming a major player. As more patients rely on online testimonials to find a dentist, you need to keep your finger on the pulse of what’s being said about your practice. Here are […]

How oral health care changes with age

Caring for senior patients presents a number of unique challenges. Here are some tips to help you develop a treatment strategy that works for an older age group. Educate patients on the importance of continuing care Many seniors presume that tooth loss is an inevitable part of aging. Inform your patients how diligent brushing and […]

The importance of telephone training for reception staff

As the initial point of contact for your dental practice, how your front office staff answer the phone makes a real impact on patient relations. In order to make the best possible first impression, staff must be trained in telephone best practices. Here are a few basics. Training Everyone needs training. Even those with years […]

Go green! Making your practice environmentally friendly

A typical dental practice features a variety of disposable plastics, sterilization chemicals and some high energy usage. By working to make your office as green as possible you can do your part to make the world a little cleaner and appeal to a growing market of environmentally-conscious patients. According to the Eco-Dentistry Association, reducing the […]

Effective ads for your dental practice

Many dental practice ads are ineffective for one reason: They are written by dentists FOR dentists but dentists aren’t your target market, patients are. Here are a few simple guidelines to help you write better ads. Alternatively, invest in the services of a professional copywriter or agency. Grab their attention The most important element of […]

JADA Article Published: Radiolucent lesion of the anterior maxilla

We enjoy sharing the solutions we uncover to complex patient needs with our fellow professionals to allow others to provide better care in the future. We are proud to announce that Dr. Vincent Novelli of Bergen Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery was published in May by the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) for his […]