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Jason Schwartz
For Autistic Children, a Way to Dental Care
Date: 11/20/2014 10:29am

According to an article in the Health section of the Sarasota Herald Tribune, as more and more children receive diagnoses of autism spectrum disorder, more dentists and dental hygienists are recognizing that with accommodations, many of them can become cooperative patients.

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David Rice
Try, Buy, & ROI: Ivoclar Vivadent Adhese Universal
Author: David Rice
Date: 11/18/2014 01:17pm

DPS recently chatted with Dr. David Rice about Ivoclar Vivadent's Adhese Universal in the VivaPen delivery system and why he recommends clinicians should try it, what made him decide to buy it, and what the ROI has been for his practice.

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Gail Weisman
Taking the Guesswork out of Hiring...and More
Author: Gail Weisman
Date: 11/17/2014 05:50pm

What dental practice wouldn’t welcome a simple and reliable method of accurately assessing the skill levels of potential new hires? Or of existing staff? Well, if you are a Dentrix practice, you’re in luck.

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Julie Schmitt
Dental Imaging Market Anticipates Large Increase
Date: 11/17/2014 03:53pm

Between 2014 and 2019, the worldwide dental imaging market is expected to increase 59%, from $1.7 million to $2.7 million, according to a report by Markets and Markets. The study includes intraoral and extraoral x-ray systems, CBCT, and dental optical imaging products, and intraoral cameras. 

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Cynthia Jetter
Try, Buy, & ROI: VOCO Futurabond U
Date: 11/14/2014 10:34am

Cynthia Jetter, DMD, of Jetter DMD in Voorhees, NJ, has been in practice for 28 years and has been an evaluator for Dental Product Shopper since 2009. Dr. Jetter was one of 13 evaluators who took part in the product evaluation of VOCO's Futurabond U from earlier this year so DPS checked back in with Dr. Jetter to get an update on her use of Futurabond U and how the product helps her in her practice on a daily basis.

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Jason Schwartz
Entire Dental Class Drafted for World War II
Date: 11/13/2014 01:28pm

From the web pages of the Lauringburg Exchange comes an article about now retired dentist Dr. Wingate Williamsom, whose entire dental class was drafted into service for the Army after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Said Williamson: “Our minds still belonged to our studies, but our behinds suddenly belonged to Uncle Sam."

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Fern Ingber
Win Valuable Items for your Practice at the ToothFairy Ball and Online Auction
Author: Fern Ingber
Date: 11/05/2014 01:39pm

The National Children's Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy invites dental professionals across the U.S. to take part in the Virtual ToothFairy Ball and Online Auction running now through November 24.

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Dave Pavlak
Saliva Test May be Able to Detect Diabetes and Cancer
Author: Dave Pavlak
Date: 11/05/2014 09:46am

A group of UCLA researchers are working on a saliva test, which could detect the early stages of diabetes and cancer. The test may also detect issues such as neurological disorders and autoimmune diseases.

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Julie Schmitt
Ebola Threat Leads to a Boon for Some U.S. Dental Manufacturers
Date: 11/04/2014 03:31pm

Some U.S. manufacturers are scrambling to keep up with the increased demand for personal protective equipment in the health care industry.  

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Julie Schmitt
Tooth Decay in Children Trending Downward
Date: 10/29/2014 10:18am

New data from the Center for Disease Control has shown that tooth decay in children has been on a downward slide, after initial reports showed that dental caries in young children were originally growing, according to an ADA article

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