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El Dorado Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery opens new office

Posted On: Friday, June 15th 2012 by

Categories: Dental Office Design
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Dr. Jason Straw further solidified his role in the El Dorado, CA community by taking advantage of prime real estate and a need for a local oral surgeon. Straw recently opened his second office, a 2,424-square foot facility that is the only one in the area providing OMS services. Straw worked with Henry Schein Dental […]

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“Implantology” the way to go for dental implant patients

Posted On: Wednesday, June 13th 2012 by

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With technology advancing at a rapid rate, it was only a matter of time before dental implants became a technological procedure. And so it is that “implantology” has become a standard part of offerings at offices around the country. Most technologically placed dental implants are done so in a single day and will last longer […]

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Mississippi practice learns the E4D Dentist pays for itself—and then some

Posted On: Friday, May 4th 2012 by

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Even dentists who are eager to upgrade their equipment often experience “sticker shock” upon seeing what such purchases will cost. But as Henry Schein digital technology specialist James Kinney learned when he visited a Mississippi-based dentist, explaining how upgrades often pay for themselves almost immediately can soothe the nerves of a dentist and encourage him […]

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Dentists must emphasize “oral systematic connection” with patients

Posted On: Friday, May 4th 2012 by

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The most important thing dentists can do for their patients is explain the “oral systematic connection,” i.e. how dental health indelibly impacts their overall health. With that in mind, dentists should emphasize a “total wellness” program with patients so that they can not only diagnose, treat and hopefully prevent periodontal disease—which is linked to a […]

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Convergence leads patients to expect “all-in-one” treatment from dentists

Posted On: Friday, May 4th 2012 by

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Technology has not only made it possible for people to have all the information they need in their lives one touch away on a single device but to expect such convenience out of everyone they encounter—including dentists, who need to take advantage of the cloud movement and have everything a patient needs ready for him […]

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Dentrix, DEXIS and Guru make treatment planning much easier for dentists and patients

Posted On: Friday, May 4th 2012 by

Categories: Dental Practice Management
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Back in the old days, when managing a dental practice meant juggling a bunch of files per patient and developing X-rays was a complicated and extended process, coming up with a treatment plan involved a lot of guesswork and even amateur psychology by the dentist, who often had to read body language to understand how […]

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The switch to DEXIS radiography from film leaves dentists with no regrets

Posted On: Wednesday, April 11th 2012 by

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The idea of a dentist changing from film-based X-ray systems to digital radiography sounds like a no-brainer. After all, digital is faster, more economical and better for the environment, since there’s no need to buy or dispose of the chemicals needed to develop old-fashioned X-rays. But for many dentists, the trial and error involved in […]

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Determine which dental technology is worth the investment with the Kaye Technology Acquisition Scorecard

Posted On: Wednesday, April 11th 2012 by

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When you’re stumped about something, the best way to make a decision sometimes is to grab a notepad and jot down a list of pros and cons and see which side wins. That’s what Dr. Gary Kaye does, albeit with a modern twist, when he is trying to decide whether or not to purchase a […]

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An inviting design brings a smile to the faces of patients in Texas

Posted On: Wednesday, April 11th 2012 by

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Dr. Mash Ameri, a dentist based in Humble, Texas, had a simple idea: The more inviting and modern his office, the better his chances of landing and retaining new patients. Dr. Ameri worked in conjunction with Henry Schein to purchase top-of-the-line dental equipment as well as come up with a warm and welcoming décor. The […]

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