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Is Your Prescription Bankrupting your Patients?

What's behind the extreme variability in drug prices these days? Incisor takes a look at how fluctuations affect clinicians and patients alike.
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The Rise of No-Drill Dentistry

Is dentistry moving away from the handpiece? New atraumatic techniques may preserve oral health without the need for fillings in early cases.
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Tooth Extraction After Heart Surgery

A patient needs an abscessed tooth extracted, but his blood-thinning medication could complicate the procedure. DOCS Education faculty weigh in.
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Mind Your Manners with Sedated Patients

How much can sedated patients really remember? More than you think, says new study.
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A Clinical Imperative: Educate Your Patients About Antibiotics

Are you ready to join the fight against antibiotic resistance? An easy way to do your part as a community medical professional.
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ADA Resolution 77 Update: It's Not Over Yet!

You may know the final outcome of the ADA House of Delegates vote on Resolution 77. But understanding the who, how and what's next is just as crucial.

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Discharge Protocols after Sedation Appointments

Is there cause for concern if a patient's sedation level seems to increase after leaving the office, even if they are "perked up" by the administration of sugar post-operatively?

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How Stem Cell Therapy Will Give Your Patients Wolverine Powers

Think regeneration is just a "superpower" from comic books and sci-fi? Advances in stem cell therapies are turning what was once fiction into reality.

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Patient Receives Successful Implant-Supported Denture with Sedation Dentistry

A partially endentulous patient receives better denture support through sedation dentistry.
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Herbal Remedies and Sedation Medications: Know the Dangers

Find out how the use of seemingly-innocuous herbal supplements might affect patient response to your procedures. What are the ingredients you need to watch out for?
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As mentioned in the "7-Step Sedation Dentistry Safety Checklist," emergency preparedness is a critical part of sedation dentistry safety. Read on to review a few aspects of emergency preparedness that are important to remember.
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Among the most troubling problems in dentistry is the tiny number of doctors trained to care for children, for whom the caries rate is exploding around the world. How can sedation help?
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The American Dental Association once again emphasizes the importance of pediatric oral health this month, marking the 10th anniversary of its Give Kids a Smile program. The program is part of National Children’s Dental Health month, which the ADA sponsors each February.
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DOCS Education is offering a new online CE—and it's free! John Bitting, an attorney specializing in dental regulations and advertising, leads this new course entitled: "What Dentists Should Know about Their Dental Boards."
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As a Public Relations Representative for DOCS Education, I often get to experience new and exciting opportunities in the world of dentistry. One was the 2011 Greater New York Dental Meeting—the largest dental congress and exposition in the U.S. Read on if you’re curious about an outsider’s view on this massive dental conference.
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How much is John Lennon’s rotten molar worth? Alberta dentist Dr. Michael Zuk decided it was worth over $31,000 after winning the tooth at U.K.'s Omega Auctions auction in Stockport, England on November 7.
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