So You’re Getting a Root Canal

So You’re Getting a Root Canal

There’s a reason the root canal is often the go-to comparison of choice when people are discussing unpleasant experiences. It’s the most universally dreaded of all dental procedures, but that doesn’t downgrade its importance in the world of oral health. We want to help prepare you for your root canal by explaining the basics for… Continue reading So You’re Getting a Root Canal

Online Dental Information: Marvel or Myth?

Online Dental Information: Marvel or Myth?

No doubt we’ve all used or heard the phrase, “I read it on the internet.” But what this exactly means is unknown, not to mention risky. I’m certain that countless health care providers hear it all the time from their patients and clients. I gather information from the internet, too. Is an internet search a… Continue reading Online Dental Information: Marvel or Myth?

Are you satisfied? – Practice setting and dentist job satisfaction

Are you satisfied? – Practice setting and dentist job satisfaction

Are you satisfied with your current job situation? Are there certain aspects you wish were different? Maybe you are just starting your career, or looking for a change. It turns out the type of practice you work in may impact how you feel about your dental career. In an innovative, first-of-its-kind study, researchers from the… Continue reading Are you satisfied? – Practice setting and dentist job satisfaction

The six CE topics new dentists want to explore

The six CE topics new dentists want to explore

Want to learn from your peers? Discover the top CE subjects they are searching for online. According to ADA CE Online, new dentists want to study topics that will advance their success in practice, improve patient care and deepen their knowledge of dental specialties. Here are the six most popular terms your peers are searching… Continue reading The six CE topics new dentists want to explore

7 free (or almost free) things you can do that will make you a better dentist (and person)

7 free (or almost free) things you can do that will make you a better dentist (and person)

As dentists we’re constantly looking to make ourselves better. Whether it’s that new piece of equipment or a new procedure, we’re looking for constant improvement. Onward and upward! These things usually cost a bunch, though. My ability to diagnose increases significantly with a cone beam CT in the office. For a mere $100k, I will… Continue reading 7 free (or almost free) things you can do that will make you a better dentist (and person)

ADA-endorsed student loan program rebrands to Laurel Road

ADA-endorsed student loan program rebrands to Laurel Road

Darien Rowayton Bank — the student loan refinancing program endorsed by the ADA — announced June 15 that its online lending division inclusive of its student loan refinancing program is now officially called Laurel Road. The rebrand includes a new logo, visual identity and website. Although the online lending division is rebranding under a new… Continue reading ADA-endorsed student loan program rebrands to Laurel Road