By Sheri B. Doniger, DDS As the old adage goes, prevention is the best medicine. In dentistry, we have been working off of this model for years by teaching our patients about good oral hygiene and home care. Unfortunately, patients are not always compliant. Patients understand they don’t always take proper care of their teeth. […]
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Pulpdent Corporation has launched Lime-Lite Enhanced. Click here to learn more about Lime-Lite Enhanced Lime-Lite Enhanced contains an improved, moisture-friendly formula that allows for better adhesion to dentin. The new formula is shock-absorbent and contains no Bisphenol A, no Bis-GMA, and no BPA derivatives. Handling, delivery and clinical use of Lime-Lite Enhanced is the same […]
Dentist and educator Dr. Robert Lowe has published a new eBook called Bioactive Composites for the Clinician and Patient. Download Free eBook by Dr. Robert Lowe Dr. Lowe addresses the importance of patient education, saying that the dentists “have to get better at explaining the disease process of dental caries (decay) and the restorative options […]
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By Raymond Kimsey, D.M.D. The Heroic Dentistry series celebrates oral health care providers who, like PULPDENT founder Dr. Harold Berk, have made it their mission to save teeth and help patients live in comfort and smile with confidence. Rachel has been diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome and was referred to me for comprehensive dental care. She […]
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by Sherri M Lukes, RDH, MS, FAADH The villages throughout the desert country of central Mexico are populated by poor villagers with little to no access to dental services. As a dental hygienist/university professor with a passion for mission work, I have had the privilege of serving annually on a team in this area for […]
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Pulpdent Corporation, a dental research and manufacturing company, has joined forces with the UCLA School of Dentistry to prevent early childhood caries (i.e., tooth decay in infants and young children). Pulpdent is donating 600 applications of Embrace Fluoride Varnish and 2,500 applications of Embrace Pit & Fissure Sealant to the UCLA Infant Oral Care Program […]
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by Karen L Comisi, RDA, CDA, FAADA Today’s dental assistants need to be flexible and adaptable. Although we have the opportunity to attend CE courses about new dental techniques and materials, we often end up learning about new procedures and products on the job. One of the advances that I find most interesting in the […]
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Dr. Ryan McCall grew his Indiana-based dental practice by engaging new and existing patients through Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter. In this series, The Social Dentist, Dr. McCall offers tips on how to market your dental practice using social media. Adapt Ten years ago, Facebook was king of social media. It was inconceivable that it […]
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Dentist and popular lecturer Dr. Jack Griffin will present “Regenerative Restorations – Durable, Comfortable and Aesthetic Results,” a Continuing Education (CE) webinar on May 8, 2018 at 4:00 PM PT / 7:00 PM ET. Sign Up for Dr. Griffin’s Free CE Webinar Dr. Griffin’s webinar will provide an overview of bioactive materials that are durable, […]
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by John C Comisi, DDS, MAGD LED lights are a great asset to today’s dental practice. LEDs do not require fans for cooling, so they are smaller, quieter, and more convenient than halogen lights. However, clinicians should be aware of potential challenges posed by these high intensity curing lights. A study published in the Journal […]