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Bacteria: Friend or Foe?

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Total Health

Bacteria is everywhere. On me. On you. On your car steering wheel. In hospitals. In fact, as Dr. Tom Nabors reported at the recent AAOSH 2014 Meeting, the human body has more than 1,000,000,000 bacterial genes. And those bacterial genes … Continue reading

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Can dentistry capitalize on bad press?

Posted on by HS We Do That | Category Total Health

Gary Kadi – NextLevel Practice The growing number of hospitalizations from serious dental infections, as reported in a study in September’s Journal of Endodontics, is garnering national media attention.  Modern Healthcare and the New York Times, among others, have picked … Continue reading

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One Easy Thing You Can Do to Increase Your Value to Patients

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Total Health

Take every patient’s blood pressure! Hypertension affects nearly 50 million people in the United States and underlies most cardiovascular disease. Because of this, the American Dental Association believes that the detection, diagnosis and control of hypertension should be of concern … Continue reading

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Primary Care Moves into the Dental Office

Posted on by Jen McGuire | Category Total Health

Primary care is commonly defined as the first point of contact with the healthcare system for a person with any undiagnosed sign, symptom, or health concern. In the past, primary care has been considered the realm of the physician, with … Continue reading

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Motivating Periodontal Patients to Accept Treatment

Posted on by Jim Philhower | Category Periodontal Management

It can be frustrating when periodontal patients reject your treatment recommendations. Don’t let past rejections control your current patient conversations. Periodontal disease is dangerously undertreated and you can increase patient acceptance by communicating a few key facts. Key Fact: Delaying … Continue reading

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