Even Reliable Sources are Known to Make Mistakes; Misinformation About the EPA Regulation
The EPA Regulation on amalgam separators is a long and somewhat confusing document that requires an extensive knowledge of mercury amalgam and amalgam separators. M.A.R.S applauds any organization, government group or company that attempts to supply the Dental Industry with an easy to understand...  Read More
Until two years ago, dental offices had avoided fines for HIPAA noncompliance.  In 2015, Dr. Joseph Beck became the first dentist to be fined for a HIPAA violation, which sent a warning to dental offices nationwide about HIPAA compliance. Interestingly, the penalty Dr. Beck paid was not issued by...  Read More
857 ADA Update with Gary L. Roberts, DDS, 153rd President of the ADA : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Watch Video here VIDEO - DUwHF #857 - Gary Roberts Stream Audio here AUDIO - DUwHF #857 - Gary Roberts Dr. Gary...  Read More
Episode 22 - What does the ADA actually do?
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#47: Mail Bag and Special Announcement | Dental Marketing Mastery Podcast
Defend Against Illegitimate Reviews - Is Mail Dead? - How Much Should I Email?In this episode of Dental Marketing Mastery, we answer a few questions we received and give a special announcement.ListenPodcast Highlights:We just attended the "Get it Done Weekend"and it was great! It is a great place...  Read More
Frank Recker, DDS, JD, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
From practicing as a general dentist, attending law school, and a member of the Ohio State Dental Board, I have represented dentists around the country in a multitude of legal matters. Currently also representing several dental organizations, including the American Academy of Implant Dentistry,...  Read More
503 Wisdom from the Chief Economist of the ADA - Marko Vujicic : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Watch Video here VIDEO - DUwHF #503 - Marko Vujicic Stream Audio here AUDIO - DUwHF #503 - Marko Vujicic Dr. Marko Vujicic is responsible for overseeing all of the Association’s...  Read More
470 The Executive Director of the American Dental Association, Kathleen O’Loughlin : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
Listen on iTunesWatch Video here VIDEO - DUwHF #470 - Kathleen OLoughlin Stream Audio here AUDIO - DUwHF #470 - Kathleen OLoughlin Dr. Kathleen T. O’Loughlin, of Medford, Mass.,...  Read More
Episode 30:  The Stress of the Mechanical Bull
Mike, still doing his best Tom Leykis impersonation, reads a letter from a listener about making dentistry more efficient and predictable. A discussion about how a lab tech can help in that regard ensues. Josh reveals all the places that he has guns hidden and talks about getting his concealed hand...  Read More
Episode 27: A Review of Novel Rubber Dam Usage in Porn: A Case Report
The guys gather in Washington DC again to talk more about Josh's cologne. Mike reads a review of Spice Bomb that sounds like a Wine Connoisseur review and Josh can barely contain his laughter at the blow-hardiness. Josh reviews Dental Product Report's Top 25 Women in Dentistry and reveals that he's...  Read More
Episode 26- Josh Drops a Spicebomb
Mike and Josh get together in Washington DC at the ADA Meeting to discuss the capitol city and it"s mysterious crosswalks and urinals. The guys share some foodie breakfast treats from Momofuku Milk Bar and discuss africanized honeybees, the meaning of heavy hors d'oeuvres, and whether or not Spice...  Read More
ADA 2015-2016 Dental Trade Show Short Film |4K UHD|
November 3, 2015-- Take a good look at "the future" with this Innovative "short film" on, created for the GIGANTIC 75 Inch 4K Ultra HD TV's at the American Dental Association Trade Shows in 2015-2016. Innovation, Creation and Education!The Nations Premier Dental Laboratory "brings it" once again...  Read More
The Voice of Dentistry with ADA Presidents Dr. Maxine Feinberg and Dr. Carol Summerhays : Howard Speaks Podcast #52
How has dentistry changed in the last 25 years and how will it change in the next 25? Why should a graduating dental student with $300,000 in debt pay their ADA dues? Do female dentists actually work less like many have predicted? Why can't dentists give HPV and other vaccines, while a pharmacy...  Read More
Thought for the Weekend
For all who are attending, have a great time at the ADA Annual Session! Our team member, Hy Smith, will be presenting as a part of theBuying and Selling a Dental Practice: Ensuring a Successful Transition (Course 6373) course. If you're considering transition even five or ten years from now or are...  Read More
Dr. Kutsch Reviews the New ADA Fluoride Recommendations in JADA
Read more at this !I get a lot of questions from practitioners every time newrecommendations are published. With the publishing of new information inthe November issue of JADA, I wanted to address some of those questionshere.The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs convened a panel of experts...  Read More
State of the Dental Union - 2014
The Affordable Care Act is changing how people buy health insurance and the way health care services are delivered, but significant changes are also happening in dentistry. In short, most people are going to the dentist less frequently.Utilization of dental care services has been declining since...  Read More
CDT 2014 Codes: The winds of change are upon us once again
As I work through our coding list for DAISY clients and incorporate the changes that the ADA has made to the CDT 2014 code set, I have to work at recalling how the office staff stays informed of the changes that are coming more rapidly to their everyday workflows. Coding changes are no easy task...  Read More
What Dr. Farran taught me about Case Presentation at the ADA Conference
First things first: I would like to share how entertaining and exciting it was to hear Dr. Farran speak! Watching him control the room was an absolute blast. The entire room was laughing hysterically while he was sharing. I loved it.I had heard him speak once before on Dental Doc Talk Radio with...  Read More
ADA 2012 paper claim form connects the patient’s oral and systemic health conditions
With the movement of every industry to move to an eco-friendly environment and reduce our use of paper, it is surprising the need to produce another paper form to add to the problem that we are working to resolve. Regardless, the need is still present to submit dental claims on paper. And on these...  Read More
Game Changer – ADA approves 3 New CAMBRA CDT Codes
Big changes are coming for dental practices performing CAriesManagement By Risk Assessment (CAMBRA). After extensive review by theAmerican Dental Association and the CDT (Current Dental Terminology)Code Committee, 3 new CAMBRA codes will be introduced in the 2014codebook!Once these codes become...  Read More
Research shows further evidence of bacteria, heart disease link
A compound calledtrimethylamine-N-oxide(TMAO) has been found to play a role inheart attacks or stroke, according to two studies conducted within the past few years.TMAOis also a compound known for its foul smell that can cause bad breath, in very rare instances. It has a characteristically fishy...  Read More

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