Practice Management
AAO partners with NEDA for eating disorder resources
July 22, 2022 -- The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recently entered into a new partnership with the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). Read More
What dental professionals need to know about monkeypox
July 20, 2022 -- Clinicians should be aware of the signs and symptoms of monkeypox, since some of the most prevalent lesions associated with the virus may be first observed in the maxillofacial region, according to a letter to the editor published July 17 in Oral Surgery Read More
TikTok's #Turkeyteeth trend causing major complications
July 20, 2022 -- #Turkeyteeth is trending on social media platforms and taking a toll on thousands of people's dental well-being in the process. The trend, made popular by TV personality Katie Price and Jack Fincham of "Love Island" entails traveling abroad to Turkey to get discounted crowns. Read More
Dentist convicted of breaking teeth sentenced to prison
July 20, 2022 -- A Wisconsin dentist who reportedly used a drill to damage patients' teeth for insurance billing purposes was sentenced to 54 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $1 million in forfeiture, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Read More
Skygen gets health utilization management accreditation
July 20, 2022 -- Dental benefits management software as a service provider Skygen has earned the health utilization management accreditation from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission. Read More
10% of COVID-19 survivors may develop craniomandibular disorders
July 19, 2022 -- Approximately 1 in 10 survivors of severe COVID-19 may develop craniomandibular disorders within six months following prolonged intubation, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
Do's and don'ts for team building
July 18, 2022 -- As the leader of your practice, you can improve team performance measurably by expressing your appreciation to others. With a steady stream of thank-you's and compliments for staff efforts, you'll reinforce their good habits and inspire them to do even better, explains Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read More
United Concordia names new chief dental officer
July 18, 2022 -- Insurance company United Concordia Dental has named Dr. Roosevelt Allen as its new chief dental officer. Read More
ADA antibiotic guidelines are still shifting dental practices
July 15, 2022 -- New guidelines on antibiotic use for tooth pain and intraoral swelling have shifted the mindset about the use of antibiotics in dentistry, according to a session held on July 12 at the Illinois Department of Public Health's 2022 Illinois Summit on Antimicrobial Stewardship. Read More
Michigan, Oregon implant dentists can advertise credentials
July 15, 2022 -- Michigan and Oregon have signed and agreed to settlements allowing dentists with certain credentials from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry to advertise their expertise publicly. Read More
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Conferences
SmileCon 2022
October 13-15
Houston, Texas United States