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Three Low-Tech HIPAA Violations that Could Haunt You

Not all HIPAA security breaches come from cyberspace. Have you seen any of these incidents in your office?

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Why Kids Have Better Long-Term Dental Behavior with Sedation Dentistry

Children with severe early childhood caries (ECC) can be difficult to treat due to behavior. With ECC rates increasing dramatically every year, what's a dentist to do?

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Alberta, Canada Sedation Regulations Now Under Review

In the wake of Resolution 37 being accepted by the ADA, regulatory boards in Canada have been examining their policies with regard to sedation training.

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Sedation of Two Complex Pediatric Patients

A clinician who treats adolescents under state funded managed care writes in with two complex patients, one with schizophrenia, the other with ADHD and seizures.

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Oral Infection? In Ancient Egypt, Just Grab a Beer.

Research has revealed that the ancient Nubians had access to modern antibiotics – 2000 years before they were invented!

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Sedation of Patient with Depression and ADD

What is the protocol for sedating a patient taking Lexapro, Wellbutrin, and Vyvanase? Should the patient skip any these medications prior to their appointment? DOCS Education faculty weigh in.

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Sealants in Schools: Thrift or Threat?

Would funding for dental care in low-income communities be better spent on preventative care? New research indicates the benefits of sealant programs outweigh the cost.

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Could You Be Getting More Out of Your Dental Laser?

New research highlights expanded functionality for dental lasers, which could make them a more attractive investment for the forward-thinking dentist.

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Sedation of Asthma Patient

What is the protocol for a patient who carries a prophylactic asthma inhaler? Can they receive treatment under sedation?

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Seven Great Candy Alternatives for Halloween

No one wants to be the "disappointing house" during Halloween, so check out these fun alternatives to candy that will still delight trick-or-treaters.

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The largest ebola outbreak in history began in late 2013 in West Africa, and recently, several cases have occurred in other countries, including the U.S., Spain and Nigeria. Incisor answers member questions about precautions for dentists to take, and covers the recently released ADA statement on the ebola virus.
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#3 The Bluetooth Tooth

No, we didn’t stutter. The Bluetooth tooth is actually a sensor designed to fit into an artificial tooth.


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We’ve always taken for granted that exercise is wholly beneficial. But one study suggests this may not be the case – at least, for our teeth.
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Maintaining a practice is one thing—but selectively grabbing opportunities for the purpose of thriving? It’s another story. Diplomate and Fellowship statuses are not for everyone. Rather, they’re avenues through which particularly ambitious dentists can exercise their minds while achieving a formal status that truly reflects their exceptional level of commitment and drive.
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We’ve reported in the past on the oral health benefits of wine and cheese. But until today, we had never come across an (apparently) teeth-improving beverage as universally lauded as coffee.


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Change is inevitable. The only real question is whether to change for the better or for the worse. In this issue, Incisor unveils the improvements and advancements made in the Pediatric Sedation Dentistry curriculum—and what they mean for your practice.
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