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A Paradigm Shift that will Change Clinical Practice

By Kathryn Gilliam, RDH, BA Central to our current understanding of periodontal disease development and progression is the idea that only specific periodontal pathogens cause periodontal disease and that all other bacteria present in the oral cavity are either beneficial …

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D4346 Coding or Training Issues?

By Patti DiGangi, RDH, BS ­ The new D4346 gingival inflammation code has brought opportunity to dental practices across the United States. We can finally treat gingivitis after decades of merely dumping gingival inflammation into the same category as health. …

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Your Number is Not Your Brand, It’s Data

By Dr. Christopher Phelps ­ I recently heard from a dentist who’s fundamentally opposed to call tracker programs.  His reasoning is that he’s got a great number, you know, something like  1-800-TOOTHER. (This is not his real number. In fact, …

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Is goal-based investing right for you?

By Dan Wicker ­ In 2018, most of us understand we should be investing for the future. Though we are aware of the importance of investing, and may already be contributing, do we have a strategy? Developing an investment strategy …