Category: News

patient-trust

Trust is one of the foundations of quality dental care. It facilitates open and honest communication, effective treatment, and better patient outcomes. When patients come to your office, they’re often nervous and feeling somewhat vulnerable. By fostering and cultivating a trusting and open environment, you’ll leave them freer to open…

dental aerosol

While dentistry is a relatively safe profession, it is not free of all risk. One of the primary concerns facing oral health professionals is the presence and spread of dental aerosols in the office environment. This issue took on a special concern during the COVID-19 pandemic, as dental aerosols were…

future of dentistry

The last several decades have seen sweeping changes in the state of dental technology. Better imaging, more effective prosthetics, and a host of new surgical treatments have all improved patient care and outcomes. Now, as we move through the waning days of the COVID-19 pandemic and the changes it brought…

future of dentistry

After a tumultuous 18 months, the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be receding a bit. This is broadly good news, as the world reopens and life slowly returns to some semblance of normal. Nevertheless, the pandemic is fading but not fully gone and we’ll be living with the aftereffects for some…

financial forecast for dentists

The sweeping changes and challenges of 2020 have carried over into this calendar year, and they’ve left many businesses and even entire industries with concerns about the future. Dentistry is no different. Due to the unique demands placed on health care providers as a result of the COVID pandemic and…

dental branding

Your dental practice is many things at once: the culmination of years of effort and training on your part, a business that supports both its clients and its staff, a source of vital health care for your patients. And while all these things are vital, it’s important to remember that…

school-based dental programs

Childhood dental health is vital in that it is foundational. The oral health and habits established during childhood help to ensure that the child in question enjoys a lifetime of healthy teeth and bright, healthy smiles. Sadly, some children fall through the cracks due to family finances, lack of access…

long term effects of covid

It’s not great insight to say that COVID-19 has changed the world and in particular our workplaces and professional lives. The rapid changes made necessary by the pandemic, including the shift to remote work, distance learning, and telecommuting are transforming our ideas of what work/life balance is and how office…

mouth covid connection

COVID’s been difficult for all of us, but the pandemic has presented some especially interesting challenges for both the business and science of dentistry. While COVID is a respiratory illness, it has significant implications for oral health and thus places dentists in an interesting and demanding role in helping to…

marketing in 2021

2020 has been a roller coaster year for most businesses, but perhaps especially so for dental health care providers. Navigating new requirements for safe care, a growing list of patient concerns, and a complex media and dental marketing environment have presented many dental practices with a series of unprecedented challenges….