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Is My Patient a Hyporesponder?

The importance of learning and disclosing all medications of a current patient is important, and may be a clue to why a patient doesn't respond to sedation as expected.

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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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Opinions about hypnosis in dentistry are varied: More accurately known as “Hypnodontia,” this approach has been met by dental professionals with everything from skepticism, to indifference, to tota
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You may remember having learned about the Black Death in high school—a plague that ravaged medieval Europe during the 14th century, decimating between 30-60% of the continent.
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These days more children than ever are glued to devices: whether tablets or smartphones, there’s no denying that the quickest way into the brains of little kids is via screen time.

Whether you’re enthralled with technology or think more kids should be running wild on the playground, we can all agree oral health is paramount.


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One thing you may not know? The combination of sedation and implant placement is greater than the sum of its parts.
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Did you know there are member benefits hiding in plain sight?

That’s right. Even if you’re already a member there’s plenty of pure, untapped awesomeness awaiting you. Read on to see which one we’ve highlighted!


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We know all too well how important dentistry is.

But one convict took this belief to a new level when he broke out of a Swedish prison solely for the sake of receiving dental treatment…then turned himself back in after the treatment was completed.


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