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How to Gain an Edge on the Competition with a Web Video Advertisement

The modern media landscape is rapidly becoming dominated by motion content, such as animations, Facebook videos and YouTube advertisements. Is your practice on board?

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Helping a Patient with Hepatitis C Get the Care They Need

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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The Board Letter No Dentist Wants to Receive, But So Many (Needlessly) Do

John Dovgan, SCI discusses how to avoid board actions and standard of care violations.

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How "Dentistry’s Most Wanted" Microbes Are Helping Each Other to Hurt You

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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The Top 3 Reasons A Dissatisfied Patient Becomes a Litigious Patient

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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Aftershocks of ADA Resolution 37 Begin to Hit Some Sedation Dentists Hard

In the wake of the ADA’s adoption of Resolution 37 last October, the regulatory landscape for sedation dentists is rapidly changing, creating confusion and impacting a growing number of dental practices.

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Help Sedating a Patient Who Requires Higher Airway Attention

What are the considerations for a middle aged patient who is overweight and requires greater attention to the airway during sedation? DOCS Education faculty weigh in.

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Packing for Vacation: How to Leave Stress Behind

Stress is a constant companion for medical professionals, and burnout is one of most commonly-reported mental health complaints associated with medicine.

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Five Easy Steps to Fix Your Front Desk Information Pipeline

Struggling to manage patient care and the administrative demands of a busy office? Supercharge your front desk with these solutions to streamline your conduit to the outside world.

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The Struggle to Stay Abreast of Medical Pharmacology

A steady stream of new, more potent medications and rapidly changing regulations are placing a heavy burden on dentists as they try to keep up with dosing and drug interaction restrictions.

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What is the protocol for a patient who carries a prophylactic asthma inhaler? Can they receive treatment under sedation?
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An athlete with recurrent migraines presents for treatment, and the clinician recognizes gabapentin as a possible interaction. Are there more considerations to be made?
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Many of the DOCS protocols combine two different drugs of the same class to achieve a more consistent, smoother or longer-lasting result. A DOCS member asks about a new combination.
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What are the options when a patient with a history of methamphetamine usage appears to be so resistant to benzodiazepines that they produce no effect? DOCS Education faculty weigh in.
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The pharmacodynamics of sedation are determined by factors including metabolism and gastrointestinal function. How do medical procedures that modify these attributes affect sedation appointments?
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A member has been on a losing streak when it comes to keeping his patients numb and comfortable for restorations. Why isn't the anesthetic as effective?
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