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Adding New Dental Technology for the New Year

Posted On: Friday, January 24th 2014 by

Categories: Dental Practice Management, Dental Practice Technology
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It isn’t too late to make your New Year’s resolutions – or maybe you’ve already broken the ones you had and need to start over. Make it your resolution to apply lean business principles to your dental practice, and here is how you can apply these lean business principles to embracing new digital imaging. 1. […]

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Is Your Dental Laser Gathering Dust?

Posted On: Friday, January 10th 2014 by

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Or, have you avoided purchasing a laser altogether? Whatever your reservations may be, using diode lasers have the power to help you provide better treatment for your patients. What if you had the ability to access clinical, technical, and customer support for your laser system at the touch of a button? The CAO group has […]

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More Than Just Design

Posted On: Friday, December 20th 2013 by

Categories: Dental Office Design
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Choosing an effective color palette and workflow is important for a new dental office design, but it doesn’t end there. New and renovated offices can plan for major changes to dental equipment and practice management systems. Take the Acree & Isenhower Family Dentistry in Modesto, CA as an example, whose office layout became an obstacle […]

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See Caries? Prove It To Your Patients

Posted On: Friday, December 13th 2013 by

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Have you noticed that patients today want tangible evidence that issues exist? That poses a problem in the diagnosis of caries. Dentists often rely on their eyes and explorers, which can miss early signs of decay, and then have a problem proving to patients that the caries exist. The Spectra by Air Techniques allows dentists […]

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New Dental Office Design Room-by-Room

Posted On: Friday, December 6th 2013 by

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“As a nontraditional student with an extensive background in dentistry,…I had the opportunity to see many different philosophies of practice over the years, and I had a strong sense of what I liked and didn’t like. I wanted the freedom to create a practice in my own vision, and that started with having my own […]

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Last Chance to Purchase Dental Equipment and Reap the Benefits of Section 179

Posted On: Friday, November 29th 2013 by

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Our last post in August regarding the financial investment benefits of Section 179 discussed how much you can save just over last year. This is a last reminder that you can still take advantage of these benefits as long as the newly purchased dental equipment is “placed in service” by December 31, 2013. In Sidekick […]

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With Great Wi-Fi Comes Great Responsibility

Posted On: Friday, November 22nd 2013 by

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The demand for internet access will continue to grow and more dental and business devices will rely solely on wi-fi connectivity. Even patients express frustration when it’s absent when just a few years ago they were surprised at the availability of wi-fi. Once you’ve made the decision to provide your patients with wi-fi in the […]

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What Dentists are Saying about 3D Cone Beam Imaging

Posted On: Friday, November 15th 2013 by

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Practitioners who have implemented 3D imaging, a dynamic and flexible imaging method, are eager to provide feedback on how i-CAT scanning technology has helped to improve their practice, helped their patients, and given them more information for more comprehensive dental care. Guy Gross, DDS, of New Horizons Dental Care in Salina, KS: “As a general […]

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