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Periogen - New Weapon Against Periodontal Disease
– is a progressive inflammatory disease, that affects the tissues that support and anchor the teeth. These support tissues include, gums, bone, cementum, and ligament attachments.The main area in whichis diagnosed and treated is in “the pocket”. The pocket is the unattached tissue...  Read More
Doggy marketing
The Champion systems can put logos on outfits and this size is xs kid's... working pets into your stuff is always fun.Yar  Read More
Categories: marketing ideas
Famous Patient - George Washington
I get DT magazine a little late up here, but this one gave me an idea:"At home all day-not well. Still indisposed with an aching tooth and swelled and inflamed gum." - quote from George Washington (undated) - as seen in All of Your Patients are Famous by Dr. Thomas Giacobbi, Dentaltown Magazine,...  Read More
Categories: dental marketing
One Stop Shopping!!
The days of using one product for your bridges, another for a single crown and another for the anterior are over!!This product is exclusive to , ask for it by name!!Now that we are offering single full contour units, zirconia bridges, zirconia copings and layered options you now have the option to...  Read More
Saving Time and Money through Real-Time Eligibility
I have previously posted about the value of electronic transactions between the dental office and their insurance payers. I spoke in general about the top transactions in this . This week I will get specific with the real-time eligibility transaction. The appropriate use of this transaction can...  Read More
SICAT excites with a new software application at the IDS 2013
SICAT was happy to welcome numerous enthusiastic andinterested visitors during the IDS 2013. The newly introduced softwareapplication SICAT Function received incredible positive feedback. Thisnew software further extends SICAT’s line of 3D planning software intothe specialty functional...  Read More
Caries detection and CEREC: Minimally invasive and reliable
Today, we’re happy to welcome a new guest blogger: Dr. med. dent. Bernhard Kirn.Dr. Kirn studied biology, chemistry and dentistry at FreiburgUniversity and then worked as a researcher at the Department ofDentistry and Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery in Freiburg. At the Sirona Blog, his article...  Read More
Best (And Worst) Foods For Good Dental Health
Maintaining is essential for healthy teeth and gums, but did you know that the kind of foods you eat can also help (or hurt)youroral health? Eating foods that are goodfor your teeth and being careful about those that are notis a key componenttomaintaining healthy teeth and gums.Diet plays a very...  Read More
Shining a Light on Laser Dental Technology
When Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader introduced us to laser technology in that galaxy far, far away, I wonder if there were any dental nerds that thought, “I’d bet I could really zap a cavity with that,” or “The Force is strong with this one?”Lasers have been used in...  Read More
Risk Factors and Screening for Melanoma
Men and women of all ages and races can develop , the mostserious form of skin cancer. UV radiation is thought to be the biggestrisk factor for most melanomas. The main source of UV light is the sun,although tanning lamps also emit high levels of UV light. Aside from UVradiation, there are several...  Read More
Dental Implant Placement for Patients Taking Anticoagulants
If you are taking anticoagulants, and want or , is it possible?Physiciansusually prefer that their patients who are on anticoagulant therapy(eg.: Warfarin) not interrupt that therapy, since the dose has beencarefully calibrated to the individual patient's condition. Forpatients taking Warfarin, the...  Read More
Job Opening: Only Superstars Need Apply
When you Google, “How to hire great employees,” one of the first answers offered is to only hire superstars. It's great advice. If everyone in a company is the best in their field, the company will be unstoppable. Unfortunately it is a hiring strategy that most companies use—and...  Read More
Categories: hiring, employees
Causes Of Bad Breath Other Than Needing Your Teeth Cleaned
Inflamed gums and also produce odor. Foods that contain oils, like onions and garlic, can cause bad breath. After these foods are digested and the pungent oils are absorbed into the bloodstream, they're carried to the lungs and are given off while breathing until the foods are eliminated from the...  Read More
Anyone Can Save A Life!!
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique. The recommends that all CPR begin with chest compressions. The difference between doing something and nothing could be someone's life! Hands-only CPR is the initial recommendation--100 chest compressions per minute. If you are...  Read More
I Frequently Have A Patient With Shingles
is a viral infection that causes a painful rash, most often appearing as a single strip of blisters that wraps around one side of the torso. It is caused by the varicella-zoster virus--the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you've had chickenpox, the virus lies inactive in nerve tissue near...  Read More
Autism and It's Unique Dental Challenges
- a developmental disability that significantly affects communication (both verbal and non verbal) and social interaction, generally evident before age three, thatadversely affects educational performance. Other characteristics often associated withpeople include engagement in repetitive activities...  Read More
Should I Continue Blogging Here About Miles and Points?
For two months I have been blogging HEREon the topic of how to accumulate hundreds of thousands, even millions of points in a single year to be used for Travel with little or no money. I don't profit in any way. All I need is some thanks and the knowledge that I am helping someone out there with...  Read More
More bang for your marketing buck...
Websites.Electronic Communication Systems. Direct Mail Marketers. Radio Ads.Newspaper Ads. Social Media Support. Logo memorabilia. Special Events.In house marketing gimmicks and print material. Newsletters. Emailblasts.Marketing isn't cheap, right? Youspend thousands of your hard earned dollars on...  Read More
Ascending into the Clouds with Dentrix Ascend
In the April issue of Dental Town I read an , President of Henry Schein North America Dental Practice Solutions. He was talking about Dentrix’s new Ascend product: a cloud-based practice management system. Based on this interview and my understanding of dental technology, I’d like to...  Read More
All things google for your dental office
Googlize Your BusinessAll Things Google for Your Practiceby Alan A. Curtis, DDS, MS, Editorial Director, Orthotown MagazineGoogle is more than a search engine. Google wants to be your go-to source for everything. No, really. It wants to be your source for all information in the world. Its mission...  Read More
Not All Clouds Are Created Equal When we think of clouds we all like to imagine the large whitecumulus clouds within a bright blue sky, and not those grey intimidatingstratiform clouds guilty of those rainy days. So it should be nosurprise that many cloud technologies use white fluffy clouds in...  Read More
Teeth Whitening The Natural Way
across America and the world. According to the American Academy Of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), can occur using natural ingredients?The first step is the maintenance of good and hygienist are the first step in any improvement to our smiles.Foods To Eat for-Crunchy, crispy fruits and vegetables have...  Read More
Google Ads: Best Practices for Maximizing Phone Responses
We know thatadvertising is a great online marketing tool for lead generation and brand building in general. However, many business owners have specific goals that they want to achieve with their Google ads. Today, we’re going to look at the goal of maximizing the phone call responses from...  Read More
Hashtags – what they are and how to use them
It seems that the whole world has gone hash tag crazy. From being an unused button on the phone and keyboard to being the source of frustration about when to use them the common # has seen it all.So in this blog post I’m going to go through the use of #hashtags with perhaps some imaginative...  Read More
Can Custom Athletic Mouthguards Improve Performance?
For many athletes, the difference between winning and losing can be tiny fractions of a second. Since the beginning of time and the advent of competitive sports, man haslooked to gain any edge they can! Whether it be at the earliest Olympic games, playing in a recreational league, or major pro...  Read More
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