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Dental Blog by Tag: DEXIS

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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Change is hard. Digital X-rays are worth it.

Posted On: Friday, May 24th 2013 by

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When you’ve used film to take dental x-rays for over forty years – and don’t see anything wrong with it, making the change to digital x-rays seems daunting and even unnecessary. Just ask dental hygienist Nanette Brown. When Nanette first heard that her practice decided to switch from film to digital, she thought the same […]

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The Business of Health and Happiness

Posted On: Friday, April 12th 2013 by

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Dentist Gerald Bittner is obviously an advocate of beautiful smiles because he knows a beautiful smile is also healthy. Explaining this to his patients has gotten a lot easier with improvements in technology, making it simple to practice his patient-care philosophy. His parents, who were both dentists, passed on their philosophy for patient care – […]

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Take a Virtual Tour of the Claremont Dental Institute

Posted On: Friday, April 5th 2013 by

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At a time when most other dental businesses are down-sizing, why has Dr. Vijay Patel’s practice in Claremont, CA experienced the exact opposite? He attributes his recent increase in production and profitability to investing in and expanding his practice. Take a 360 degree tour of Dr. Patel’s new dental practice – including the reception area, […]

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Research a vital component of upgrading to digital X-rays

Posted On: Saturday, July 7th 2012 by

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Sticker shock often stops dentists from purchasing new dental technology, such as digital X-ray machines, that could actually, in the long run, save them money and improve the services they offer patients. As Pride Institute president Lou Shuman notes, though, dentists could avoid such short-sighted and costly decisions by researching how much their current X-ray […]

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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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