Dental Resource Center

Metabolic Syndrome Can Result from Poor Oral Hygiene

Study from Japan shows connection to condition causing higher risk for heart disease, diabetes Periodontal or gum disease is known to be a significant risk factor of metabolic syndrome, a group of conditions increasing the risk for heart disease and diabetes. In a new…

Dentistry

Minor Changes to Dentistry Under New Administration

Dentistry Unlikely to see broad, sweeping changes Broad, sweeping dentistry reforms are not expected under the administration of President-elect Joe Biden because it is unlikely that Democrats will control the U.S. Congress, panelists said during an Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO) roundtable discussion…

Children’s Dental Health Month 

Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month 

February marks a month of focus on pediatric oral health with National Children’s Dental Health Month National Children’s Dental Health Month is approaching, and the ADA is helping dentists celebrate the occasion with posters available to festoon dental offices. The 2021 slogan for Dental…

dentists increasing spending

Dentists Increasing Spending to Operate Practices

About 40 percent of dentists increasing spending and no longer making money, says Health Policy Institute In addition to patient volume stalling in November, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to many dentists increasing spending to operate practices, with about 40% of them either breaking…

Awareness Guide

2020 Elite Awareness Edition – Violence Recognition and Prevention

Welcome to the 2020 Elite Healthcare Awareness Edition featuring advice and information to help recognize and stop violence in the workplace and beyond with a focus on human trafficking, violence recognition, domestic abuse, and bullying. Read This Issue Now! COVER STORY WORKPLACE VIOLENCE –…

ADA Updates Teledentistry Policies at House of Delegates Meeting

Cites “capability to expand reach of a dental home” The ADA first adopted policy on teledentistry in 2015, and last week the Association changed its policies to better serve its members. The Association believes that examinations performed using this technology “can be an effective…

2020 Education Guide

2020 Elite Healthcare Education Edition

Welcome to the 2020 Elite Healthcare Education Edition featuring advice and information to help you successfully navigate your career through advanced education and continuous learning. Read This Issue Now! COVER STORY THE PRESENT & FUTURE OF ONLINE LEARNING – Changed expectations may prove to be the…

Healthcare Visits

Non-COVID-19-Related Healthcare Visits Declining

In face of pandemic, routine healthcare visits and other needs take a back seat for many patients  Since early March, the U.S. healthcare system has been focused on providing life-saving care for COVID-19 patients. States closed non-essential activities, and people curtailed interactions outside their…

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