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One Dentist Urges Colleagues to Sign a Petition Aimed at Manufacturers of Acidic Oral Moisturizers

Although not generally considered a hot button topic in dentistry, xerostomia or dry mouth is a chronic issue that plagues more Americans than many might think. Also known as xerostomia or hyposalivation, dry mouth affects 30% of the population. It plagues people worse at night, when the saliva flow decreases, and its symptoms include halitosis,…

The State of Salivary Diagnostics

  At the core of the dental profession is the desire to better the oral health, and by extension the overall health, of all patients. As time passes and technology continues to advance, dental professionals have discovered better, more accurate, and more efficient means of diagnosing and treating their patients thereby elevating the standard of…

CMW 2016 Highlight: CEREC® Zirconia and CEREC® SpeedFire

The 2016 Chicago Midwinter Meeting brought many innovations to the dental industry, but a few moments truly stood out to us at The Dental Geek. With the announcement of CEREC Zirconia and CEREC SpeedFire Dentsply Sirona has created a way for dentists to deliver full-contour crowns and small bridges made of the full-strength zirconium oxide…

CMW 2016 Highlight: Kerr’s Chroma Color Challenge

From the OHA Gala to LAB DAY, this year’s Midwinter Meeting was an exciting and educational occasion for all of dentistry. While there was a variety of engaging booths and brand events, a few moments stood out from the rest to The Dental Geek team onsite. Today, we’d like to highlight Kerr Dental’s Chroma Color…

Three Financial Mistakes that Hold Dentists Back

With the average dental school graduate accumulating more than $241,000 in student loans, there is little wiggle room for mistakes when it comes to taking good care of finances. To achieve your financial goals, you need to efficiently pay off your student loan debt and make the most of the income that is coming in….

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