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Fighting Cavities with Tea?

New research reveals that polyphenols in beverages such as black tea may have the power to disrupt bacterial metabolism and reduce inflammation in the oral mucosa.

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Alzheimer's Drug Found to Regenerate Dentin

Bizarre new use for Alzheimer's disease drug mobilizes tertiary dentin mechanism to rebuild significant tooth structure for restoration.

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How to Dismiss a Troublesome Patient in Three Easy Steps

As part of preparing for 2017, consider removing sources of stress from your practice like patients who are rude, argumentative, or chronically absent from scheduled appointments.

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Question about New Sedation Regulations

California's state sedation regulations have been in the news recently for potential changes being made to the way sedation permits are dispensed. DOCS regulatory attorney John Bitting weighs in.

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5 Great Ideas for a Better Practice in 2017

Wondering how to improve your practice in the new year? Check out these great tips to increase efficiency, bring in more patients and de-stress your life!

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How to Clean Your Teeth Like a Caveman

Archaeologists discover hidden evidence that the concept of toothbrushing may be far older than previously thought – older even the ancient Egyptians.

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Uncontrollable Sneezing Following Routine Appointment

A patient undergoes some standard treatment on her anterior maxillary dentition, and after leaving the office calls in to say she has been sneezing uncontrollably for hours!

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Fascinating Cloves - the Dentist's Holiday Spice

Clove oil is often used as a mild analgesic in dentistry for toothaches and denture sore spots, but cloves and their chemical components have seen medicinal use for centuries!

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The 7 Essential Tips for a Successful Office Holiday Party

Have an HR hangover from your last company function? Make your next holiday fun, safe, and respectful with these disaster-averting precautions!

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Sleep Apnea: Wake Up to the Problem

Be a Gold Member for a day - absolutely free! DOCS Gold Members get free webinars from national education leaders in a variety of topics, and now's the chance for anyone to try this great benefit on for size!

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You don't need to bend over backwards to increase the number of accepted sedation cases in your practice. Find out three simple reasons patients don't accept sedation and how to turn them around.
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Are you considering getting an IV sedation permit but aren't sure if it's the right move for you and your practice? Join us for a free webinar with DOCS Education Dean of Faculty, Dr. Anthony S. Feck—get free CE credits and your IV sedation questions answered.
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Feminine teeth, masculine teeth—is there really a difference? Some studies say there are size differences between the teeth of men and women, but others refute the claim. Incisor looks at the role teeth can play in gender identity, including gender reassignment surgery.
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Dremel power tool + acrylic resin + Internet = DIY Dentistry! Find out more about the growing Internet trend of do-it-yourself dentistry. Warning: you may be left speechless after reading this blog post.
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Inspections are becoming a more commonplace requirement for sedation permits—15 states and counting. Is your state one? But even if you're in a state where this practice is not yet convention, you should still run your office like you're preparing for an inspection. Find out three irrefutable reasons why.
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It sterilizes faster than a speeding bullet. It bleaches more powerfully than hydrogen peroxide. It improves composite performance with a chemical bond. It's non-thermal atmospheric plasma!
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