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Bridging the Cultural Gap: Office of Minority Health Introduces e-Learning Program for Oral Health Professionals on Cultural and Linguistic Competency

Apr 17, 2014 New e-learning program focuses on serving diverse patient populations.

How a Pennsylvania dental practice is making patients aware of Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Apr 14, 2014 Oral Cancer Cause (OCC) is a big part of the dental practice's oral canc...

How to efficiently advertise to your target dental market online

Apr 14, 2014 Finding your target dental market is an important factor of a successful...

New documentary about fighting the 'world's largest cavity' (the one in our health care system)

Apr 9, 2014 Featuring doctors, patients, and a few minor miracles, “Say Ahh” takes a...

Why does communication sometimes fail in the dental practice?

Apr 9, 2014

People all have different communication and learning styles

Links for dental professionals to examine during National Autism Month

Apr 7, 2014 April is National Autism Month. My friend and colleague, Karen Raposa, R...

Dental professionals are important allies against child abuse: April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Apr 2, 2014 April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and dental professionals...

Proven direct mail dental marketing tactics

Mar 26, 2014 Designing an offer that will draw in potential dental patients is import...

How dental professionals can respond to 'oil pulling' patients

Mar 21, 2014 For the record, a regular oil-pulling routine should not replace routine...

Colgate joins environmental effort to benefit school playgrounds

Mar 20, 2014 Colgate announced that it would participate in a recycling effort with S...

Anti-fluoride: A frightening trend

Mar 18, 2014 When dental patients are anti-fluoride, it will take patience to talk to...

Dentists, reach out to college students now and reap the benefits later

Mar 13, 2014 Consider offering budget-minded college students discounts, and they wil...

The value of speaking Spanish in your dental office

Mar 12, 2014 A multi-lingual staff will attract patients to your dental practice

ZocDoc to roll out nationwide during 2014

Mar 12, 2014 ZocDoc’s footprint continues to grow via geographic expansion and deepen...

Increase bottom line of your dental practice with Cold Ca$h from Cool Jaw

Mar 11, 2014 Dental patient convenience will lead to them recovering more quickly

How good is your dental office at keeping secrets? HIPAA helps create best practices

Mar 11, 2014 HIPAA helps dental practices maintain patient privacy. It should not be ...

The myth about creating “dental value”

Feb 26, 2014 Just what is "value" in a dental appointment? <...

9 benefits of not scheduling the new dental patient in hygiene

Feb 24, 2014

The dentist can be an excellent first stop for new patients

Phone line fishing for new patients

Feb 17, 2014 Dr. Chris Bowman talks about what he believes is the most valuable piece...

Dental patients earn points via new loyalty program

Feb 17, 2014

eTrove is the first two-way loyalty program available to dentists

HIPAA: What do you want out of my dental practice now?

Feb 13, 2014 Your dental office should protect itself by getting to know new HIPAA ru...

Dr. Charles Whitney to interview authors of new heart attack and stroke prevention book on Third Era MD radio program

Feb 7, 2014 February is American Heart Month and Dr. Charles Whitney is devoting his...

Carestream Dental sponsors CDA Cares San Diego dental clinic

Feb 7, 2014 Carestream Dental Equipment Helps Provide Dental Care at No Charge to Un...

Scientists claim mouthwashes can increase heart attack risk

Jan 27, 2014 Antiseptic mouthwash has been branded a "disaster" for health ...

Tuesday Tip from Pride Institute: Stop the cancellations and no shows

Jan 21, 2014

This tip may prevent some patients from cancelling

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