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Sedation Interactions with Multiple Anti-Retroviral Drugs

Genvoya® contains four medications in one dose for the treatment of HIV.

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Understanding the Role of Social Media Marketing

Social media is an enormous marketing platform ignored by the majority of dentists. Read these tips from SolutionReach on how to use social media to your practice's advantage!

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Ace Chat – Working to Make a Difference for Your Patients on Your Website

Find out how using a chat service can increase your website retention, attract new patients and give your practice an unparalleled level of service.

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Gum Disease Tied to Glaucoma - Implications for Sedation Dentists

Gum disease presents a surprising risk for glaucoma, reports a new study from Harvard Medical School. What does this mean for sedation patients?

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Minimal Sedation Options for Heavy Gagger

How should a clinician approach helping a patient who needs sedation primarily for its effect in reducing the gag reflex? DOCS Education faculty weigh in.

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Dispensing Sedation Meds: In-Office or Pharmacy?

DEA compliance is a serious topic, and not all dentists want to deal with the hassle of dispensing drugs from their office. What's the best option?
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Fascinating Imagery of Cavitation Bubbles Reveals Ultrasonic Potential

Through high-speed photography and microscopy, researchers have identified a key property of ultrasonic hand scalers, and how new tip designs might make SRP more comfortable and effective.
Tags: ultrasonic, dentistry, cavitation

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Why are forensic scientists pulling bite mark analysis?

An influential commission of forensic science experts has called for the end of using bite mark analysis as evidence.

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Harnessing the power of positivity in pediatric dentistry

Do pediatric cases make you tense up? Are you unsure how to best set a child at ease? Dr. Barbara Sheller discusses ICCPD's course on pediatric patient managment.

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Methadone and Oral Sedation

Methadone is a powerful opioid used for maintenance treatment as part of the process of treating opioid dependency.

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Through 2016, the dental industry will benefit from positive demographic trends, an improving economic environment and greater access to dental insurance according to the latest research findings from IBISWorld, the nation’s largest publisher of industry research. Over the five-year period, revenue is forecast to increase at an average annualized rate of 3.5% to $130.0 billion.
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Cuts in dental coverage have not only spurred the use of free health clinics but also fueled visits to California emergency departments.
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An ongoing crisis in the availability of drugs is not only threatening patients but sending costs soaring in hospitals.
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At an FDA Town Meeting Thursday, injured consumers, dentists, and healthcare professionals will challenge the Food and Drug Administration to protect the public from "silver" dental amalgam fillings containing 45-55% mercury.
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Figures released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau point to a continued climb in the number of Americans living in poverty in 2010, or 46.2 million.
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Three years ago my receptionist bolted into the operatory. She told me a man was lying unconscious in the parking lot.
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