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Simple vs. Surgical Tooth Extractions: Key Considerations

Uncategorized Mar 21, 2023

When it comes to tooth extraction, there’s a key question that every dentist faces: should the patient undergo a simple or surgical tooth extraction? This decision ultimately depends on each individual case and the specific needs of the patient. However, understanding some of the key considerations associated with simple vs. surgical tooth extractions can help dentists better determine which one is right for their patients. Read on to learn more about each type of procedure and see how offering both can help your dental practice deliver the best care possible.

When You Need Simple Extractions

Simple tooth extractions are a non-surgical procedure to remove a tooth that’s already visible in the mouth. A simple extraction is a straightforward procedure; it requires no incisions, and most patients just need local anesthesia.

This procedure is necessary when a tooth is infected, decayed, or damaged. You might also use a simple tooth extraction when prepping for other...

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5 Tips for Your First Year Out of Dental School

Uncategorized Mar 10, 2023

After all that time spent studying, practicing, and learning as much as you possibly could to graduate from dental school, it would be wonderful if it was all smooth sailing from here on out. Real life is rarely so idyllic though, and your first year out of school will come with quite a few challenges you’ll need to face head-on. Use these tips for your first year out of dental school so you can put yourself on the best path forward.

Find Your Mentors

There’s quite a gap between how you learn in dental school versus how you’ll practice dentistry for real. To bridge this gap in knowledge, it’s a good idea to seek out those who have already been through it and learn from them. Many experienced dentists will have a wealth of information about how to survive that first year of freedom. A strong mentor may also warn you of some of the common traps that new dentists can fall into so you can avoid them.

Foster a Growth Mindset

With all the effort you’ve...

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Advantages of Enrolling in Dental Implant CE Courses

Uncategorized Mar 10, 2023

Once you have your diploma in hand, it’s difficult to admit your education isn’t really over. For most dental professionals, continuing to learn about the best practices for their patients is part of the job. If you’re still on the fence about whether dental implant CE courses are for you or not, we’ll show you the advantages that enrolling can have on your career.

Expanding Your Practice’s Repertoire

Dental implant procedures are quite common nowadays, and a practice that doesn’t offer them may miss out on potential patients. Trying to attract patients to your practice and away from competitors is all about what you offer that others don’t. With dental CE courses, your practice becomes more versatile, and you can help more patients in the long run.

Condensed and Efficient Information

One of the biggest advantages of enrolling in dental implant CE courses is how quickly and efficiently you learn the information. These courses are fast...

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5 Reasons Your Patient May Need Dental Implants

Uncategorized Mar 10, 2023

As dental implants continue to improve and become more reliable alternatives for patients, you’ll find many new reasons to recommend them. Dental implants can solve a variety of dental issues, so be on the lookout for these reasons your patient may need dental implants.


Patients can end up with missing teeth for a variety of reasons. Whether the result of an accident or genetics, missing teeth don’t have to entail serious harm or risk to your patient. However, if your patient is self-conscious or would simply prefer to have the standard amount of teeth, dental implants are the perfect solution.

Jawbone Deterioration and Changes in Facial Structure

A patient with missing teeth may experience deterioration of their jawbone over time. The space where the missing tooth is will begin to decay, and the jawbone may deteriorate slowly. As the jawbone is a key facial feature, this process can affect the shape of the face.

Luckily, dental implants do a fantastic job of...

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Helpful Tips on How To Improve Your Dental Practice

Uncategorized Mar 03, 2023

Running a dental practice can be challenging. You must juggle numerous things at once: marketing your practice, keeping your office tidy and equipment maintained, and treating patients! Isn’t there a way to streamline everything and make your practice more efficient?

Getting your dental practice to run like a well-oiled machine isn’t easy. However, you can steadily transform it into a happy, productive place where you provide patients with the best possible care by focusing on the most crucial aspects first. If you need help starting, these seven helpful tips on how to improve your dental practice cover some essential areas worth looking at.

Engage With Your Clients

Clients want a dentist whom they feel relaxed around and that listens to their concerns. Not everyone is born with the gift of gab, but fortunately, you don’t need to be a talkative extrovert to communicate with your patients. All you need to do is be kind, understanding, honest, and...

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Common Challenges Facing the Dental Industry Today

Uncategorized Mar 02, 2023

The dental industry changes at a rapid pace, and the professionals who work within it need to prepare for its shifts. From technological advancements to economic challenges, dentists need to be aware of the conditions that affect their practice so that they can alter their approach. We will take a look at some of the most common challenges currently facing the dental industry to see what you should look out for.

Anxiety Around Health Concerns

Even now, a few years after the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are still dealing with its aftereffects. Plenty of people canceled dentist appointments and surgeries to protect themselves from COVID-19. A common challenge in the dental industry is dealing with getting these patients back. This health anxiety still prevents many people from making appointments with health professionals, even if it’s necessary.

Changing Insurance Regulations

Health insurance regulations are constantly changing, which can make it difficult for...

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Why You Should Add Bone Grafting To Your Dental Practice

Uncategorized Mar 01, 2023

Performing a bone graft procedure isn’t near the top of the list of procedures that the average person would think a dentist would do. Most people consider bone grafting to be a more serious surgical procedure, yet dentists find the need for it among the wide variety of other procedures they perform. Being a dental professional goes far beyond ensuring your patients’ teeth don’t have any cavities.

For any patient needing more in-depth reconstruction of their jawline or replacements for missing teeth, it’s very likely that bone grafting will need to take place before anything else can happen. Bone grafting in the jaw lays the strong foundation needed for a patient to have a fully healthy jawbone and a set of strong, working teeth.

If you’re on the fence about this procedure, we’ll go over why you should add bone grafting to your dental practice. At our faculty office, bone grafting is automatically part of the surgery anytime we extract a tooth. We...

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The Different Types of Dental Implants & Techniques

Uncategorized Feb 22, 2023

As dental implants continue to become a widespread solution for many different oral problems, more dentists than ever before are exploring how they can help patients with them. Placing dental implants is simple once you get enough practice, but you can’t do the same procedure on every patient. The implant itself may even look different depending on the patient’s needs.

For dentists who have only dipped their toes into the waters of dental implants, it can seem like there’s a lot to learn about. However, the different types of dental implants and techniques for placing them are there to offer you and your patients more options. What method or material you decide to lean into is up to you as a professional.

We’ll go through some of the most common implant types and techniques for placing them so that you can get a clear overview of everything that you need to know.

The Major Positioning Types of Implants

The main methods of positioning implants are endosteal...

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Debunking 5 Common Myths About Dental Implants

Uncategorized Feb 22, 2023

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions surrounding dental implants that can make the process seem daunting to both patients and new dentists. We’ve compiled a few common myths about dental implants to debunk to help people understand what getting implants is like.

Myth: Implants Are Only for Older Adults

When many people think of dental implants, they often think that only older adults can have them. However, this assumption is untrue. While many dentists use dental implants to replace teeth in older adults, they have many benefits for people of all ages, including restoring mouth comfort and confidence in younger patients. Plus, implant success rates tend to be higher in young patients, making them a great option for replacing missing teeth at any age.

Myth: Dental Implants Look Obvious

Modern restorative products (dentures, crowns, or bridges) based on dental implants provide a completely natural-looking result. Advances in materials, technology, and techniques enable...

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A Complete Guide to Full Mouth Extractions

Uncategorized Feb 09, 2023

No patient has ever wanted to hear that the best option for them is a full mouth extraction. No matter how someone feels about their teeth, they are a huge part of who we are and how we present ourselves. Knowing this, it’s easy to understand how the idea of a full mouth extraction can put off a patient, even if it is in their best interest.

As a dentist, it’s your responsibility to make the call when a full mouth extraction is justified. The idea of a full mouth extraction will almost always make a patient nervous unless they are already in unbearable pain. The procedure’s cost or how much pain and suffering they will go through can make patients extremely uncomfortable and worried.

A professional dentist should be able to perform the procedure confidently and adequately explain the necessity and benefits of the procedure to their patients. This complete guide to full mouth extractions will prepare you for what the procedure entails and present tips to keep your...

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