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Gail Weisman
5 Best Foods to Eat for Healthy Teeth and Gums
Author: Gail Weisman
Date: 11/08/2013 04:24pm

As dental professionals, you impart the basics of maintaining good dental health to your patients—brush regularly, floss daily, get check ups, don’t smoke, etc. But one of the most obvious areas that patients often forget to equate with their daily oral hygiene is their diet. The foods they eat and the beverages they drink can have a major impact on the health and longevity of their teeth and gums.

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Anastasia Turchetta
Have Extra Halloween Candy? Give to the Halloween Candy Buy Back!

Here's a scary fact: approximately 41 million kids across the US between the ages of 5 to 14 go trick-or-treating!

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Jason Schwartz
Inside Floss: Little Bits of Picked History
Date: 11/06/2013 05:27pm

Would you watch a documentary about dental floss? Producer Gary Roma is hoping the answer is yes. First advocated in the early 1800s, floss has had a long and intertwined role in personal dental hygiene practices.

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Gail Weisman
Do You Practice Patient-Centered Care? Here are 5 ways.......
Author: Gail Weisman
Date: 11/04/2013 06:09pm

You want patients to be comfortable in your practice. Yet, for so many, stepping into our world—the dental officeis as loathsome and fear-inducing as an IRS audit, public speaking, or even death, which is why patient-centered care can really help bring a practice to the next level.

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Bob Alaburda
ADA 2013 Is No Trick, All Treat
Author: Bob Alaburda
Date: 11/03/2013 07:35pm

Cajun, jazz, and dentistry. The ADA Annual Session treated attendees to a Halloween to remember, with 4 days well-spent in New Orleans.

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Monica Barudin
Enterprise-Level Businesses Turning to Mobile Dental Practices
Date: 11/01/2013 02:45pm

Mobile dental practices are becoming increasingly popular among employees of large enterprise-size businesses, according to a recent article on MarketWatch.com. The mobile practices, often located within massive RVs, trucks or vans, are able to appear in corporate parking lots at regularly scheduled intervals (such as the first and third Monday of each month), allowing employees to receive routine dental care in a quick and convenient manner.

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Jason Schwartz
Ad for At-Home Dental Drill Highlights Netherlands’ Lack of Dental Coverage
Date: 10/31/2013 05:24pm

If you’ve been surfing the web lately in some dental circles, maybe looking for deals on new dental products, you may have heard rumors about an at-home dental drill being advertised in the Netherlands.

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Gail Weisman
Move Over, Lounge Lizards. More Bad Press for Root Canals
Author: Gail Weisman
Date: 10/30/2013 02:15pm

A recent blog post warns against the dangers of endodontic therapy, citing an oddly ominous statistic: 97% of terminal cancer patients have had root canal therapy. And the debate and myth-busting ensues on both side.

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Julie Cullen
The Power of Group Purchasing--A Dental Insurance Alternative
Author: Julie Cullen
Date: 10/30/2013 01:56pm

Access to care has been a big issue in dentistry for years. I recently came across an article about a Los Angeles based business that taps into group purchasing power to help patients gain access to and learn about new dental products, procedures and services.

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George N. Dimitri
Meet the Evaluator: George N. Dimitri, DDS
Date: 10/28/2013 09:48am

I own a practice in Waldorf, MD that focuses on high tech dentistry where we utilize lasers, CEREC, digital radiographs, and a host of other modalities to deliver the best dentistry possible.

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