Category Archives: Dentistry

Cloud Computing: Why Your Dental Practice Should Make the Switch

Cloud-based storage systems are becoming the norm for healthcare These days, it seems like the cloud is everywhere. That’s because, quite literally, it is. Already, the cloud has made sweeping changes across the medical field, as hospitals and practices make … Continue reading

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2015, and What the New Year Means for Dentistry

A look ahead at the most important issues facing the profession It’s time to look ahead in 2015 and see what issues are going to be the most important for dental professionals across the U.S. This year, two big issues … Continue reading

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New President, Officers for the American Academy of Periodontology

Leaders installed at AAP’s 100th Anniversary Annual Meeting  The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) officially announced their newest president, Joan Otomo-Corgel, DDS, MPH, at the organization’s 100th Anniversary Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Dr. Otomo-Corgel runs her own private periodontal … Continue reading

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New Research Links Stress to Periodontal Disease

Researchers at Tufts University are currently investigating a link between stress and periodontal disease. Based on their finding, researchers concluded that stress can actually regulate gum inflammation, in a phenomenon where the body attacks its own gums in an effort … Continue reading

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Havel’s Medical Assists Non-Profit Organization~Great Shape! Inc.

“Great Shape! Inc. is very grateful for the generous donation of surgical blades from Havel’s Inc. These blades were utilized by the 1000 Smiles dental project where volunteer dentists predominantly used them for surgery. They were helpful in thousands of … Continue reading

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The World’s Largest Appliance Therapy Event

Share ideas and insights with dental practitioners, clinicians and technicians at the 2010 ATPA Symposium in Las Vegas, Nevada.  For more information, click here.

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ADA & Temple University Create Pilot Program to Improve Oral Health in Underserved Communities

The American Dental Association has launched a program with Temple University to train new dental team members as part of a pilot program that works in communities where residents “…have limited access to dental care.” Temple University will recruit and … Continue reading

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Dentists Can Influence and Enhance Overall Well-Being of Patients

A new study suggests that oral health providers can play a roll in the overall health and well-being of their patients. The study is published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association. Two hundred patients … Continue reading

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ACE 2009 Symposium on Periodontics & Systemic Health

The ACE 2009 Symposium on Periodontics & Systemic Health takes place at the Hyatt Regency Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona this November 12th through the 14th, 2009.  Speakers this year include Dr. Tom Nabors speaking on “The Art … Continue reading

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Redheads Feel More Pain

The New York Times published the article “The Pain of Being a Redhead” by Tara Parker-Pope in August 2009.  The article states that redheads feel more pain than their blond and brunette counterparts.  Read the excerpt below or click here … Continue reading

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