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Good Hygiene, Bad Teeth?

Can you really have too much of a good thing when it comes to hygiene?

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In Water Crises, What are Dentists to Do?

Flint, Michigan experienced one of the worst water contamination crises in the history of the United States. In the midst of this, what mitigation steps are dentists taking?

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Disasters Can Happen Anytime. Is Your Office Prepared?

Having an emergency plan is an important component of running a safe and successful practice. Many professionals neglect proper emergency planning. Don’t be one of them!

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Medication To Dry Up Saliva?

A high-saliva patient needs extensive restorative treatment during a long sedation appointment. Is there a safe and effective anticholinergic to help reduce saliva during the procedure?

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For Better Oral Health, Reach for the Coffeepot?

Research has long shown many types of tea have a positive effect on oral health. If the astringency of tea isn’t your thing, drinking black coffee may confer a similar effect.

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Memphis Conference Showcases the Unspoken Benefits of Continuing Education

The formal learning at dental continuing education courses is the reason dentists and their team members attend. But there is a surprising, long-lasting byproduct of DOCS Education seminars: community. The dentist-to-dentist interactions – both during class, and especially during breaks – is what so many registrants praise and why so many professionals return time and again.

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The Case for Providing Dental Sleep Medicine is Overwhelming

When dentists know the whole truth about sleep medicine, they and their team members will recognize the many benefits – to their patients and their practices – of adding dental sleep medicine to their conventional oral health services.

Bad for More Than Just Cavities: Sugar May Harm Mental Health

It seems like everything is somehow linked with mental health these days, from the amount of sunlight in the sky to the amount of sleep we get to the bacteria in our digestive systems.

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A Pilgrimage to Meet the Legendary Kendrick Mercer – Mentor to Some of America’s Most Successful Dentists

Incisor travels to remote northern Idaho to visit with Kendrick Mercer, who is legendary in elite dental circles for his ability to help dentists transform their practices from unsatisfying to vastly rewarding.

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Sedation of a Patient Unable to Take Valium

A DOCS Gold Member asks if lorazepam is an acceptable substitute for Valium as a pre-appointment medication. Dr. Feck shares his expertise.

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Genvoya® contains four medications in one dose for the treatment of HIV.
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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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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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Methadone is a powerful opioid used for maintenance treatment as part of the process of treating opioid dependency.
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When a patient seizes during a routine hygiene appointment, their companion mentions that it may be due to acute dental fear. Can the clinician safely provide this patient a comfortable experience?
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