Looking Ahead to 2020

Originally published on TheDentistsNetwork.Net By Thomas L. Snyder, DMD, MBA, Senior Director | Henry Schein Professional Practice Transitions As 2019 draws to a close and you look ahead to 2020, this may be an important year regarding your practice transition plans. A growing number of doctors are retiring annually, as many dentists who delayed their retirement plans…

Before & After Series: Full Mouth Rehabilitation

Before & After Series: Full Mouth Rehabilitation Dr. Benjamin was able to give her patient confidence and a beautiful new smile with the use of CAD/CAM dentistry. Have you been thinking about changing your smile? Is there something about your smile you don’t like? Maybe there is something bothering you that you can’t figure out…
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How Stress Affects Oral Health

No doubt, you’ve heard that stress affects your heart, mind, diet, gut health, cognitive health, and even your daily behaviors. But there’s one aspect that many people fail to discuss, and that is how stress affects oral health. Whether you’re conscious of them or not, stress leads to many biological reactions or habits that are…

Why Trustworthy Pediatric Sedation Dentistry in Fort Lauderdale is So Valuable

We all know that good oral health is essential for proper development. We teach our kids how to brush and even floss at a young age because we know even though they won’t have these teeth forever, issues can still arise. When Is Pediatric Sedation Dentistry Necessary? Seeing the dentist is such a new experience…

Set Your Teen Straight (Stylishly) With Invisalign and GLO Whitening

If it’s time for your teenager to get braces, you’re probably doing all kinds of research, trying to determine which option is best for your child and your family. At Journey Kids Dental, we love recommending Invisalign for teens, and we especially love combining an Invisalign treatment with GLO whitening to make sure they end…

What Parents Should Know About Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

It’s a common misconception that caring for your little one’s baby teeth isn’t as important because they’re going to eventually lose them anyway. I love to educate parents (and children) about the importance of proper oral health, even for the youngest patients! This starts with understanding baby bottle tooth decay… and how to avoid it.…

What Is a Deep Cleaning?

Most dental patients come into the office twice a year for a teeth cleaning. However, some patients are told that they need to get a deep cleaning instead, and that they need to see us more often than twice a year. While a regular teeth cleaning is a routine procedure, it’s important to know that…
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Toothbrushing Goals for 2020–Do It Right!

You may be a star at daily tooth brushing, but are you doing it correctly? Daily brushing, including cleaning between teeth, is vital for removing plaque from dental enamel. When plaque isn’t removed, it builds up and can cause tooth decay and gum disease. Brush your teeth at least twice a day to ensure that…

Are Ultrasonic Toothbrushes Better than Manual Tooth Brushing?

Nowadays it’s hard to escape advertisements for ultrasonic toothbrushes; all proclaiming that they are needed for the best home care oral hygiene. They even claim that they are better than manual toothbrushes, removing more plaque and bacteria than a regular toothbrush. But do ultrasonic toothbrushes work better than regular manual toothbrushes? Are they better for…

Interview Logistics 101: Putting a Candidate at Ease

You think you’ve found a candidate who might just be the perfect fit and you’re looking forward to a great interview. However, your candidate could have a flight delay on the way, or perhaps is an anxious traveler. An uncomfortable interview often makes it difficult to assess a candidate’s true fit with your organization. Here…