Managing young patients’ pain – Dr. Barry Oulton
As a dentist, you know more than anyone that children are very special patients. The myth that a visit to the dentist should be a traumatic experience makes your job even more difficult with children who may scream, cry or struggle … which can be hard to manage effectively. Discover how to manage young patients’ pain with Dr. Barry Oulton! Communication, language, rapport building, or techniques… he will discuss different topics and share with...Learn more
Perform endodontics with ease and confidence
Endodontic procedures may not necessarily be your focus, but odds are that every week some of your patients will need root canal treatment. Some dentists consider endodontic activities to be outside of their comfort zone, so they’d rather refer their patients to an endodontist. A survey by the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) reported that on average, general dentists were referring to endodontists, approximately 46% of their root canal...Learn more
Why and How to Avoid Needlestick Injuries to Secure Your Practice
Summary: The billion-dollar problem that affects dentists more than any other healthcare professional. Are you aware of the latest tools and safety protocols to minimize the risks? We discuss why it is so important to avoid this common cause of injury and suggest some simple steps you can implement to protect your team, yourself, and your practice. Why and How to Avoid Needlestick Injuries to Secure Your Practice Too often forgott...Learn more
How will the pandemic affect patient access to dental care and what can we do about it?
As we saw during the last major recession, it is a well-established fact that access to dental care declines during an economic crisis. Now, as we find ourselves in the middle of not just an economic crisis, but also a public health one, we’re bracing ourselves for the long-term impact of this unprecedented event on the dental industry. Here, we discuss what this means for both patients and dentists, and more importantly, what you can do about it...Learn more