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Explorer – Winter 2019

Featured Stories Accepting a Dismissed Patient Back into the Practice Page 5 Dealing with Refund Demands from Dental Plans Page 8 Young Dentist Debunks Stereotypes Page 11 Dr. Robert Jelichich: Winner of the Free ADA Membership Drawing! Page 13

Alternative ‘Toothpastes’ Are A Thing—But Do They Work?

You may have heard your eco-loving friend tout the benefits of a baking soda alternative toothpaste, or your Paleo-obsessed pal talk about “dirt” toothpaste. Maybe you’ve even seen a sea salt-based paste at your favorite natural food store, or heard that toothpastes exist with unexpected ingredients like wasabi. It’s starting to sound like you can brush […]

7 Signs of Disease Your Teeth Can Reveal

You may have type 2 diabetes Red, swollen gums that may bleed are the hallmarks of periodontal disease—an incredibly common condition that affects more than 47 percent of Americans 30 and older and more than 70 percent of adults 65 and older, according to the CDC. Periodontal disease is brought on by bacteria in the […]

Explorer – Summer 2018

Featured Stories Seven Ways to up Your Recruiting Game in a Tight Labor Market Page 5 11 Ways to Improve Practice Marketing Now Page 10 Improve Purchasing Decisions By Evaluating Invoices Page 11 6 Tips for Boomers Preparing for Retirement Page 12

Choosing Food That Promotes Dental Health Recommended

Michigan State University (12/23, Byrd) stated that “the food and beverages that your children choose play a major role in their dental health.” The Michigan State University Extension recommended selecting food that promotes “good dental health,” such as having cheese for a snack and consuming “fruit and vegetables with a high water content.”

Explorer – Spring 2018

Featured Stories 7 Ways to Compete with Dental Service Organizations Page 5 What to Consider When Offering Discount Dental Plans Page 8 How to Make Your Practice Website a Patient Intake Machine Page 12 Study: Restorations, Aesthetic Work Most Common Procedures By General Dentists Page 19

People May Be Using Too Much Toothpaste.

The Greatist (12/23, Cattel) stated that many people are using too much toothpaste, according to a dentist in Manhattan, although “there is no harm if adults use more toothpaste than recommended, says Ana Paula Ferraz-Dougherty, a dentist and spokesperson for the American Dental Association.” According to the article, adults need a “pea-size amount of fluoride toothpaste,” while […]