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Ex-dental office manager, spouse ordered to pay $3.1M
July 27, 2021 -- A former office manager and his husband have been ordered to pay $3.1 million in restitution to a dental practice in Indiana after they pleaded guilty to wire fraud, according to a July 23 statement from the U.S. Department of Justice. Read More
Survey shows voter support for Medicare dental coverage
July 27, 2021 -- A YouGov survey conducted this month found that 8 in 10 voters support adding dental coverage to Medicare, according to a statement released by the CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, Families USA, and the Oral Health Progress and Equity Network. Read More
Two-Ten Health merges with Titanium Solutions
July 27, 2021 -- Irish dental enterprise software developer Two-Ten Health has merged with oral health management services provider Titanium Solutions. Read More
Do's and don'ts for motivating your team
July 26, 2021 -- Regardless of the technique used, good leaders figure out how to motivate each individual and the staff as a whole. When team members are fully engaged in the success of the practice, they can accomplish great things, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read More
Dentists have downloaded thousands of COVID-19 docs
July 23, 2021 -- ADA data presented on July 23 at the virtual International Association for Dental Research meeting show just how much the organization's members looked for COVID-19 resources in the wake of the pandemic last year. Read More
Is prolonged N95 use affecting the health of your dental team?
July 22, 2021 -- Continuous wear of N95 filtering facepiece respirators reduced blood oxygen saturation levels and increased the heart rates of dentists and dental assistants -- although the changes were within the range considered to be healthy, according to a July 17 paper in the British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
Dental professionals show strong response to SARS-CoV-2
July 22, 2021 -- A majority of dental professionals showed a persistent, protective immune response to SARS-CoV-2 in a study presented on July 22 at the International Association for Dental Research virtual meeting. Read More
Dental Practice Made Simple: Incomplete treatment
July 21, 2021 -- In many practices, reaching out to patients with incomplete treatment does not happen with any consistency, explains Dr. Roger P. Levin in the latest episode of Dental Practice Made Simple. Blocking out time for calls is essential to getting these patients back in the chair. Read More
SARS-CoV-2 exposure risk cut due to office changes
July 21, 2021 -- Multiple changes were made at dental care facilities to curb the spread of SARS-CoV-2, and these strategies cut transmission risk, according to a presentation given on July 21 at the virtual International Association for Dental Research General Session. Read More
Vt. tops list of states with best pay for dental assistants
July 20, 2021 -- Vermont tops the list of states with the best hourly pay rates for dental assistants, according to a new survey conducted by the Dental Assisting National Board. Delaware, Washington, Arkansas, and Massachusetts rounded out the top five spots. Read More
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SmileCon 2021
October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States