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Posted 5/31/2013 by danisim in difference between hematoma and allergy reaction   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 6300
I realize after doing some research, it must be a hematoma, not an allergy response. It never happened to me before and but there is always a chance if we, dentists, do enough injections.. Dr.SimRead More
Categories: Hematoma
Posted 5/31/2013 by danisim in difference between hematoma and allergy reaction   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 6722
Hello, Doctors, I gave a local infiltration for a female patient to do cleaning and after 15 minutes later, her cheek got swollen up. I gave Benadryl 50mg and Decadron 1mg just in case to prevent further swelling. But I am not sure if it was swollen due to anesthesia or due to hematoma. I didn't...Read More
Categories: Local anesthesia
Posted 5/31/2013 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 380
Bisphosphonate-Related Osteonecrosis in Cancer Patients
As reported in the American Dental Association Journal, the prevalence of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis in patients with could be as high as 13.3%, which is more common than previously thought. Bisphosphonates are the group of medications commonly used to treat bone weakening in older...Read More
Posted 5/31/2013 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 254
Exercise Enhances Brain Power
Even for older people, physical , and her team examined more than 100 studies on the topic. They found that aerobic exercise improves ability to coordinate multiple things, long term planning and the ability to stay on task for extended periods. Resistance training, such as lifting weights,...Read More
Posted 5/30/2013 by PostcardMania in Marketing Advice for Dentists   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 6352
Small Business Blogging Tips: Creating Valuable Content
One of the main reasons small business owners don’t use a blog to market their business is they don’t know what they should write about. However, business blogs are such a valuable marketing asset for a small business. Those who don’t have one are missing out on growth...Read More
Posted 5/30/2013 by DentInsStore in Straight-Talk   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 328
Dental Deja Vu - 5 Posts Revisited
Today we thought we'd do something different in Agent Straight-Talk –and do it David Letterman style. Something bold, fresh and rarely done in this space. Best of all, it will be good for your teeth, will increase your oral awareness, and improve your general dental well-being. If it makes...Read More
Posted 5/30/2013 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 272
Melanoma Survivors Must Remain Vigilant
A new study finds that cancer survivors are at increased risk for cutaneous . Cutaneous melanoma is the 5th most diagnosed cancer in US men and 7th most commonly diagnosed in women. Overall incidence is increasing; death rates have decreased little, despite survival gains for other types of cancer....Read More
Posted 5/30/2013 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 285
What Is Right For You?
I met a new patient this morning. She is 65 years old, and has extensive bridgework in her mouth. It all started when she lost one front tooth when she was a teenager and got her first , got a new (bigger) bridge, etc... a sequence repeated a number of times during her life. Add to that various...Read More
Posted 5/30/2013 by DrMarkCostes in Dental Success Blog   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 940
You are the Educational Elite
Dear Doctor, Did you know that as a dentist you are in the top 2.94% of educated people in the country? As we get further along in our practice lives, it is very common to forget all of the hard work and sacrifice that it took to get those three letters after our names. For most of us, our DDS or...Read More
Posted 5/29/2013 by Bruce W in Your Presciption For Free Travel   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 326
St. Regis Bal Harbour For Under $100/night- Part Two and Other Starpoints Usage
At any one time I may have as many as 5 or 6 credit cards in my wallet. Which one I use depends on what the expense is. For restaurants and travel related expenses I most often use my Chase Sapphire Preferred card for its 2X Ultimate Reward points. For gas, office supplies, telecom, cable, and...Read More
Posted 5/29/2013 by howard in Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 464
Think Logistics!
A dental assistant should never leave the operatory once a procedure begins. Your biggest costs are labor, lab and time. Why do you slow down to get up out of the operatory to go get something? Every single thing you need for every single procedure should be carried in the operatory in tubs or...Read More
Posted 5/29/2013 by howard in Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 376
Dr Pepper was really not a doctor!
Don’t forget to tell your patients that Dr. Pepper was really not a doctor! Drinking calories is the fastest way to tooth decay, obesity and diabetes.Read More
Posted 5/28/2013 by jessedictor in Dental Marketing with an Internet Marketer   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 6786
Hypnotherapy : Alternative as an Anesthetic
I recently ran into blog talking about his interesting approaches to some things in the dental world. He believes that a dental office should feel like a living room and the least amount tools possible. He insists also that his patients have good general overall health, and has some comments...Read More
Posted 5/28/2013 by Bruce W in Your Presciption For Free Travel   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 522
How to Stay at Resorts Like The St. Regis Bal Harbour For Under $100/night. Part One
The St. Regis Bal Harbour in South Florida in high season sells for $1000/night or more. I was looking this pastHoliday weekend for a destination where my wife and I could travel on a long weekend next Winter. We have week-long vacations and long weekend getaways planned every month through the end...Read More
Posted 5/28/2013 by howard in Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran   |  Comments: 2  |   Views: 281
Are you a real Doctor?
True leaders serve the people they lead. The word “Doctor” comes from the Latin word Docere, meaning to teach. All leaders are teachers. Are you teaching the people you lead? Real doctors teach everyone to become doctors themselves.Read More
Posted 5/28/2013 by yorkdentallabinc in York Dental Lab   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 6428
Strong... but not Invasive
Zirconia Crowns and copings are becoming the new standard. Offering the strongest option for patients but leaving most doctors concerned with the wear on existing dentition. Most ask... "If it is so strong it must be invasive to surrounding dentition, right?" The answer is "No." Numerous...Read More
Posted 5/26/2013 by Yar in The UnCosmetic Dentist   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 338
Swim cap marketing?
I'll look for some chicks in bikinis to show this idea off. y.Read More
Categories: dental marketing
Posted 5/24/2013 by Catharine Goodson in Medical Emergency Mastery   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 438
I recently returned from a wedding in Cabo San Lucas Mexico. What an amazing experience it was! Along with all the new sites and sounds, I ventured outside my comfort zone and took a "swim with the dolphins". As you can see, I was prepared for work and performed a complimentary exam! I began to...Read More
Posted 5/24/2013 by PostcardMania in Marketing Advice for Dentists   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 847
Direct Mail Marketing For Dentists: What Size Postcard Do I Need?
Truth be told, there are a number of factors to consider when deciding what size direct mail postcard to use to market your dental practice. A few of these factors are: • How many others in your industry are using postcards • What size your competitors postcards are • How much...Read More
Posted 5/23/2013 by DentInsStore in Straight-Talk   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 1563
Coconut Oil, Tooth Cavities and You
Faithful readers of this column are probably familiar with the Singhalese proverb: “If you had teeth of steel, you could eat iron coconuts.” Or did Gary Sinise say that as Lieutenant Dan in Forrest Gump? Whatever. The point is our May blog series is on healthy foods for dental wellness...Read More
Posted 5/22/2013 by Jason J Hales in The Endo Blog   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 6250
Apicoectomies Preserve Teeth & Periodontium
has an established record of success. Modern materials and equipment (microsurgery) make it even more successful. It has become more commonplace for those who market implants to downplay the benefits of endodontic surgery, and perhaps misinform patients regarding the benefits of endodontic...Read More
Posted 5/22/2013 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 355
Medication-Caused Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)
Dry mouth (xerostomia) can be caused by prescription or over-the-counter medications. More than 500 medications contribute to oral dryness: antihistamines (for allergy or asthma), antihypertensives (for blood pressure), decongestants, pain medications, diuretics and antidepressants. In the most...Read More
Posted 5/22/2013 by DrTupac in Robert G. Tupac, D.D.S., F.A.C.P.   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 286
We Perform Oral Cancer Screenings
can present with many different symptoms. Often, a non-healing (wound), whether or not it is painful, is the first presenting symptom. A recent study suggests that the onset of orofacial pain that worsens during function may be an important predictor for the transition from oral pre-cancer to...Read More
Posted 5/22/2013 by DrDanSindelar in Oral Health: The Tipping Point of Healthcare   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 350
3 Numbers that Bring Heart Attack, Stroke, & Diabetes Prevention into Your Office
In the past, getting a patient tested for Lp-PLA2was mind-numbing. Dentist refers patient to physician. Patient makes separate appointment with physician. Physician orders the. Patient sets up separate appointment with a lab. Patient goes to the lab to get blood drawn. Lab sends off blood...Read More
Posted 5/22/2013 by DrDanSindelar in Oral Health: The Tipping Point of Healthcare   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 294
The Number Dental Professionals Have Been Waiting For
What if I told you that one number could tell you more about your patients’ risk for heart attack and stroke than their? You’d probably be surprised to hear that over 50% of heart attacks and strokes occur in people with normal cholesterol levels. But the fact is that 75% of heart...Read More
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