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New Regulations Causing Patients to Show up Already Medicated

In an effort to achieve a deeper level of comfort, some patients are "double-dipping" by taking prescription anxiolytics from their physician prior to sedation appointments. How should this be handled?

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These Weird "Mouthwash Alternatives" Will Baffle You

Mouthwash is a popular target of hate by the "natural," "holistic" and "ayurvedic" communities as being a repurposed surgical antiseptic and containing "dangerous chemicals" such as methyl salicyla

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DOCS Education Seattle Conference Recap

This year’s DOCS Education Seattle Conference (November 10th-12th) produced some terrific highlights and takeaways.

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Three Times that Teeth Changed Archaeology

Whispering secrets of the health of ancient people, signaling human innovation, and revealing clues to our origins, no other archaeological find has changed our knowledge as much as teeth!

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Don't Wait Another Minute to Hear This Podcast On How to Stop Procrastination

The focus of this edition’s podcast is procrastination and how dentists and their team members can overcome the two most-common causes.

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How to Stay Ahead of the Curve in Dentistry

A Conversation with Best-Selling Author and Futurist Daniel Burrus

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Five Top Halloween Dental Frights and Oral Horrors

While dentists are spared having to deal with many of the revolting maladies that physicians treat, they are not exempt from these gruesome conditions:

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An Elite Members-Only Club for Dentists

Dentists needn't be a Vanderbilt, Astor, or Morgan – or possess their wealth – to enjoy all the professional and social benefits of membership in an elite private club.

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Seven More Great Candy Alternatives for Halloween

This year the 'healthy' treats you hand out needn't scare off the neighborhood kids!

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The “Forever Permit®” for Your Dental Practice

Many surprising benefits await general dentists, endodontists, and periodontists who complete the training necessary to obtain their IV Sedation permits. Increasingly, state regulators require IV Sedation permits for all dentists who moderately sedate their patients, whether enterally or parenterally.

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What are the considerations for protecting both the doctor and patient from harm during an oral sedation procedure, when the patient is Hepatitis C-positive?
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John Dovgan, SCI discusses how to avoid board actions and standard of care violations.
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Candida albicans and Strep mutans have been found to "collude" with each other, causing a "super biofilm" becoming increasingly common in pediatric patients.
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Wish you could turn back the clock and re-do an interaction with a patient? Don’t miss Incisor’s top ideas on pre-empting situations that can lead to board complaints and litigation.
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