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Posted 1/31/2017 by DrMarkCostes in Dental Success Blog   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 91
105: Dr. Bradley Bale, Dr. Tom Larkin and Dr. Jason Campbell – The Heart Attack Gene-ius
105: Dr. Bradley Bale, Dr. Tom Larkin and Dr. Jason Campbell – The Heart At Welcome to another episode of the Dentalpreneur Podcast. On today’s show Dr. Mark Costes takes a moment at the first annual Voices of Dentistry Summit...  Read More
Posted 1/30/2017 by Keating Dental Arts in Dental Up Podcast   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 37
Shaun Keating CDT and Jack Ringer DDS Talk Dental Marketing
Marketing Your Dental Practice with Dr. Jack RingerAt Keating Dental Arts, we believe that a dentist’s continuing education is crucial. We’re thrilled to be working with Dr. Jack Ringer, an accomplished dentist with a passion for educating fellow dentists. In this second installment,...  Read More
Posted 1/29/2017 by JasonL in DT Learning Live   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 41
Townie Meeting 2017 is coming up in April.If you haven't seen the lineup, you must!Keep an eye on this blog for future in-depth comments and reviews.  Read More
Posted 1/27/2017 by dhanning in How long should an Intraoral Dental Sensor last?   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 121
Tips for CBCT Positioning and Troubleshooting
Tips for CBCT Positioning and TroubleshootingYou have a new CBCT machine in your office and you are excited. You want to get the most outof your investment, which means you need to know how to position your patients. If youproperly position your patients, your machine will take clear...  Read More
Posted 1/26/2017 by dhanning in How long should an Intraoral Dental Sensor last?   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 84
Is Cone Beam a Cost-Efficient Service?
Is Cone Beam a Cost-Efficient Service?Adding new equipment to your dental practice is a big decision. Before moving forward, youwant to make sure that it’s a cost-efficient choice. That is the case with anything, but especiallywhen it comes to cone beam technology. One of these devices goes...  Read More
Posted 1/25/2017 by melindacollins in Comprehensive Periodontal Evaluation & Insurance   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 35
Hello Fellow Hygienists. I have a question that has been going unanswered in our dental office and keeps us scratching our heads. For our Periodontal patients that come to our office every 3-4 months, we perform a Comprehensive Periodontal Evaluation (CPE- code: 0180) 1 time every year. We have...  Read More
Posted 1/25/2017 by Bradkonko in Dental Tips and Guides   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 37
1. Don’t Go To The Dentist At All.Many people won’tgo to the dentist if they don’t have insurance. If something breaks or hurts, they see the dentist, but if not, they eon’t come. One reason this is dangerous is because typically when something is broken or hurting, the...  Read More
Q: The recommended amoxicillin premedication dose for an adult patient is:
(A). 300 mg(B). 500 mg(C). 600 mg(D). 2 gKeyword: adult2 g ofamoxicillin1 hour prior to the dental appointment is the recommended premedication dose for anadultpatient. Other drugs and doses for premedication are as follows: 600 mg clindamycin 500 mg azithromycin 500 mg clarithromycinWhat...  Read More
Posted 1/24/2017 by Tom Cockerell Jr DDS in Tom Cockerell Jr, DDS   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 75
4 Possible Consequences of Not Having A Current Medical History
A common challenge that all of my colleagues and I face is to make sure that our patients’ medical and pharmacology histories are up to date and accurate. This is important because many of the common services offered by dentists are surgical in nature. And any surgery must be performed with...  Read More
What Medicaid Providers Need to Know about CIA's and how They Can Affect Your Practice
As a follow-up to my last email, I need to clarify some information…I don’t know the backstory regarding MB2 Dental’s Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA). Here is what I do know:·Corporate Integrity Agreements have become a favorite tool of the OIG.·You can gain...  Read More
Posted 1/20/2017 by howard in Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 220
619 Army National Guard Benefits for Dental Students with Mike Smith : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Watch Video here VIDEO - DUwHF #619 - Mike Smith Stream Audio here AUDIO - DUwHF #619 - Mike Smith Dr. Mike Smith graduated SIU School of Dental Medicine in 2011. While in school, he...  Read More
Posted 1/19/2017 by howard in Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran   |  Comments: 3  |   Views: 332
618 The Dentist Dad - Roger Lucas : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Watch Video here VIDEO - DUwHF #618 - Roger Lucas Stream Audio here AUDIO - DUwHF #618 - Roger Lucas Do you want to have less moms crying in front of you because you just diagnosed 8...  Read More
Posted 1/19/2017 by DrMarkCostes in Dental Success Blog   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 98
104: Dr. Mark Costes – 2017; Your Year of Execution
104: Dr. Mark Costes – 2017; Your Year of Execution Welcome to another episode of the Dentalpreneur Podcast. On today’s show Dr. Mark Costes shares his fantastic four list of top reads and some of the key tips he’s...  Read More
Q: The receptor size usually required for a full-mouth series on a six-year-old patient is:
(A). Size 1(B). Size 0(C). Size 3(D). Size 4Keywords: six-year-old Size 0 is the smallest receptor and is used for children Size 1 is larger than size 0 and is used for children’s dentition and adult anterior teeth Size 2 is larger than size 1 and is used on adults (BWX and PA) ...  Read More
Posted 1/17/2017 by DrMarkCostes in Dental Success Blog   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 112
103: Dr. James Anderson – How to Get 100% Collections Without Breaking the Bank
103: Dr. James Anderson – How to Get 100% Collections Without Breaking the Welcome to another episode of the Dentalpreneur Podcast. On today’s show we learn some different methods of addressing dental office billing and how...  Read More
Posted 1/14/2017 by howard in Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 300
617 Ingenious Implants with Gerald Niznick : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Watch Video here VIDEO - DUwHF #617 - Gerald Niznick Stream Audio here AUDIO - DUwHF #617 - Gerald Niznick Dr. Gerald A. Niznick was the founder and President of Core-Vent...  Read More
Posted 1/13/2017 by MightyMolarMan in Mighty MolarMan & Friends   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 77
What’s Your Office Doing for February National Dental Health Month?
What’s Your Office Doing for February National Dental Health Month?Over the last year the number one question we are asked at dental conventions is, “How can I use Mighty MolarMan & Friends in my office?”. The first thing I encourage doctors and their staff to do is visit and...  Read More
Posted 1/12/2017 by Tom Cockerell Jr DDS in Tom Cockerell Jr, DDS   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 46
Chronic Disease, The Internet and Your Patients
Here is some interesting data gathered by the Pew Research Center:(Source:)This means that first, asuper-majorityof people 50 years and olderlive with at least one significant health condition that impacts their lives. Second, anothersuper-majority(and growing) of just about everyone use the...  Read More
FDA Bans Powdered Gloves!!
FDA Forces It’s Hand – Bans Usage of PowderedGloves.Remember that nasty little rumor you heard back in the 90’s that powderedglovesmight be bad for you?Well, it’s official. The FDA finally banned them and they must officially be out of circulation and out of your office this...  Read More
Posted 1/12/2017 by Dr Peter Drews in Blogs to Educate and Entertain your Patients   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 67
Desperately Seeking Dr. RightChoosing any kind of provider, whether it’s the person who cuts your hair, works on your car, or is responsible for the management of your health, can be a daunting task.In any profession, there are individuals who are good at what they do and individuals who are,...  Read More
Posted 1/11/2017 by Paul Edwards in CEDR HR Solutions   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 156
Just for DentalTown members: The CEDR Hiring Guide
Many employers, new and established alike, make the mistake of going with a gut feeling or “winging it” during interviews and when making hiring decisions. Afterwards, these same employers often think things like, “I can’t find a good employee anywhere,” or...  Read More
Posted 1/11/2017 by howard in Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 292
616 Behavioral Economics with Chris Moriarity : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Watch Video here VIDEO - DUwHF #616 - Chris Moriarity Stream Audio here AUDIO - DUwHF #616 - Chris Moriarity Chris Moriarity, MA FA is the Vice President of Client Relations for the...  Read More
Q: The radiolucency in the image is:
(A). Oral ulcer(B). Mandibular foramen(C). Mental foramen(D). Incisive foramenIn order to solve this, we have to examine thelocationof the radiolucency. In this image, it isbelow the second premolarbut detached from the root. Because it isdetachedfrom the roots, we already know that it is NOT a...  Read More
Posted 1/9/2017 by Dr Peter Drews in Blogs to Educate and Entertain your Patients   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 67
I gave up on compiling a list of New Year’s resolutions a few years ago when my wife (and now employees) started making them for me . . . lose weight – stop leaving half finished cups of coffee all over the office – quit picking up and drinking other people’s cups of coffee...  Read More
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