Same-day dentistry offers a quicker, more comfortable, more convenient option for patients, but even more significant might be the time it frees up for doctors. What is your time worth? Quite a bit — it’s the greatest asset in your practice. When doctors can reduce chair time or fit in more patients, it has a […]
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Practice management software is the backbone of an effective office, but even backbones need to bend to accommodate new advances. Dentrix, in response to the growing desire for add-on technology components, opened its software to third-party partners. Dentrix does much more than record keeping—it’s a comprehensive solution for pulling together all parts of the business.
As dental procedures become more advanced and patient needs can be met in more powerful ways, technology, including digital imaging, has moved to keep up with the accompanying robust diagnostic needs that come with it. Learn how the i-CAT 3D panoramic system provides anatomical information that cannot be captured in a 2D image.
One of the most powerful benefits of digital intraoral scanners like the 3Shape TRIOS scanner is the ability to “see” the results of a procedure before it’s been done. Doctors can complete a restoration virtually and make adjustments before a single change is made to the mouth. Learn how one doctor uses the intraoral scanner […]
Drs. Scott and Rachelle Neil of Summit Dental in Layton, Utah knew they could be more successful if they had more treatment space, offered orthodontics, and had a floorplan and upgraded technology that allowed them to see more patients. To maximize their potential, they built a new practice that is nearly five times larger than […]
Even though evidence shows many systemic health problems can be traced to periodontal infections, fewer than 3% of dental codes submitted are for this treatment. Read about a new pledge being introduced to detect, diagnose, and treat periodontal disease in patients using the SoproCARE camera.
Powerful software and technology become even more powerful when they’re integrated to allow doctors a single point of entry to view and share information within the practice and with others. Planmeca Romexis software was designed to connect all of a practice’s Planmeca equipment into a single interface while also opening up the open architecture software […]
Patients often accept treatment plans because they want relief from pain, but the DEXcam 4 HD digital camera allows one doctor to gain treatment acceptance from patients by engaging them with their diagnosis on the color monitor – before pain sets in. Read how his patients are engaged with his digital photos and how it […]
Small- to medium-sized businesses can’t afford the huge expense of a ransomware attack in which patient data is held “hostage” by hackers. Practices must have a solid backup strategy, including off-site cloud storage, or they can lose valuable data that cannot be easily recovered. Find out how TechCentral protects dental practices from ransomware damage.