Avēsis, a Guardian Company, Donates $250,000 to DLN

Avēsis recently awarded a $250,000 grant to DLN to expand dental care access across the country for individuals who are elderly, medically fragile, or living with disabilities. “During this time…

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Restoring Confidence: One Veteran’s Lifelong Struggle with Oral Health

Dr. Sean Rayment and Bertrand Serving one’s country gives many a sense of pride, accomplishment and loyalty, but that commitment doesn’t necessarily come with any guarantees for stability in life….

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It’s not about the price, it’s about the experience

Almost every business owner would agree – growth is essential. Without new customers, a business cannot grow. Dr. Markov As a private practice owner and pediatric dentist at VK Pediatric…

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Diversity and Inclusion: The importance of cultural competency training in dentistry

Many moons ago when I first arrived in the U.S., I was a double major in biology and music in piano performance at Fresno State, California. My piano professor, Dr….

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Electrical conductance for the detection of early tooth decay

> Dentists often aim to identify tooth decay that has already advanced to a level that needs a filling. If dentists were able to find tooth decay when it has…

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Dental imaging methods for the detection of early tooth decay

>Dentists often aim to identify tooth decay that has already advanced to a level which needs a filling. If dentists were able to find tooth decay when it has only…

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Business side of dentistry: Looking for a practice in the area

Editor’s note: This is the third article in a series exploring the business aspects of the dental profession, from starting a practice and marketing to hiring staff and finances. Dr….

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Celebrating National Dentist Day: Thank those who inspire you

March 6 was a day to celebrate National Dentist Day. I want to take the time to recognize and thank all of the dentists. Being a dentist is not an…

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Improving team member engagement

Dentistry is a rewarding career despite some of its challenges. You have probably already thought about the ups and downs when choosing it as a career. Dr. Al Sammarraie Unfortunately,…

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Are antibiotics an effective way to prevent infection following tooth removal?

> Teeth that are affected by decay or gum disease or painful wisdom teeth are often removed by dentists. Tooth extraction is a surgical procedure that leaves a wound in…

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