Probiotic Mouthrinse Improves Oral Health

According to Dimensions of Dental Hygiene, “A small study of 30 children found that mouthrinses containing probiotics can help limit plaque accumulation. The study included a group that used the probiotic mouthrinse once daily and a group that used a fluoride rinse once daily. No significant differences were found between the probiotic and fluoride groups regarding plaque accumulation at day 7. However, at day 14 and day 30, the probiotic rinse showed increased efficacy in …

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According to the new CDC Covid updates, “In support of this update CDC is: Continuing to promote the importance of being up to date with vaccination to protect people against serious illness, hospitalization, and death. Protection provided by the current vaccine against symptomatic infection and transmission is less than that against severe disease and diminishes over time, especially against the currently circulating variants. For this reason, it is important to stay up to date, especially as new …

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What Dental Professionals Want

According to Direct Dental, Dental Professionals want… “Flexibility After reading all the responses, flexibility seemed to be the #1 want, and obviously the hardest thing for a small practice to give. Usually in a practice everyone has their set position so when someone calls out the whole team struggles. So offering flexibility is a challenge. Here are some ideas on how to offer it. Build a temp bench – for each position in your office, …

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A Day In The Life Of A Dental Assistant

Think back to when you last visited your dentist.  Who greeted you as you walked into the office?  Who was there to ask some follow up questions from your last visit?  Who was able to put your mind at ease when thinking about any upcoming procedures you were about to undergo?  It was most likely a dental assistant. Dental assistants are invaluable members of a dental office.  They are the face of patient care, providing …

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