Somewhere between 5% and 8% of Americans avoid going to the dentist out of fear. That’s quite a large number of patients! To give your dental practice a competitive edge, consider tailoring your services specifically toward fearful patients. This article will give you some suggestions for specific “no fear dentistry” services you can offer to help patients overcome their fears and get the dental care they need.
Traditional Western medicine offers solutions to a variety of dental problems: fillings, root canals, extractions, and bi-annual professional cleanings. However, it’s possible to think beyond the traditional in dental care: there are natural remedies that can be combined with these approaches to dentistry to alleviate symptoms, protect teeth, heal gum tissue, and improve patients’ experiences of treatment and recovery. In this post, we’ll look at some examples of homeopathic remedies for typical oral diseases and symptoms.
Trusted Global Leaders in Dental 3D Printing and Software Join Forces to Ease Adoption of Quality Digital Dentures
EnvisionTEC, the global leader in dental 3D printers and materials, and AvaDent Digital Dental Solutions, the global leader in digital dentures, today announced a new partnership.
Dr. Maciej Michalak is a dentist and surgeon working at the forefront of dental implant technology. A user of the REPLICATE System, he sat down with us to discuss the current state of dental technology and treatment options for tooth replacement.
Exploring Alternative Treatments: Attract Dental Patients by Adding Minimally Invasive Treatments to Your Portfolio
Offering the best options for treatment leads to successful patient acquisition and retention. All dental patients can appreciate the reduced pain, discomfort, complexity, and recovery time associated with minimally invasive treatments. In this post, we’ll suggest some preventative and alternative dental treatments to add to your treatment roster. Make treatment and prevention easier for patients with minimally invasive dentistry!
American Implantologists: Do You Know the Insurance Codes for Peri-Implant Mucositis and Peri-Implantitis?
Implant dentistry will only continue to grow with the advancement of minimally invasive technologies like the REPLICATE™ Immediate Tooth Replacement System continuing to improve surgical techniques, patient recover and esthetics. Dental implants in general have a very high success rate, and they can last a lifetime.
However, this does not mean we can take this success for granted, as implant failure can be commonly attributed to peri-implant mucositis and peri-Implantitis.
Prior to 2017, there were gaps in the dental coding system for the professional care clinicians needed to diagnose and treat these conditions and to help patients protect their investments.
Dr. Reza Saeidi Pour received his degree in Dentistry from the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich in 2010. He subsequently completed an MA in Dental Prosthetics at the University of Greifswald.
He currently works as a Research Assistant at the Polyclinic for Dental Prosthetics at the Ludwig Maximilian University and as a practicing dentist in the private practice of Dr. Peter Seehofer in Munich.
Dr. Dirk U. Duddeck received his degree in Dental Medicine in 1992 from Heidelberg University where he subsequently worked as an Assistant Dentist at the Heidelberg University Clinic for Mouth, Jaw and Facial Surgery. In 1999, he founded a leading continuing education and consulting firm in the dental field. From 2007 to 2015, he worked as a Research Assistant at the Polyclinic for Oral Surgery and Implantology and the Polyclinic for Mouth, Jaw, and Facial Plastic Surgery in Cologne. He conducted numerous studies there on the surface analysis of implants and peri-implatitis therapy.
He has been Director of the European Academy of Dental Implantology and Program Director of the independent research institute mmri.berlin since 2014. In addition, he leads the Clean Implant Foundation, a worldwide initiative whose focus is investigating the quality of dental implants.