Tag — "dental"

Positive Thoughts on the Changing Dental Landscape

The American Dental Association (ADA) recently released what they refer to as a “Landmark Report” on the changing dental landscape. In the release, a prominent ADA spokesperson was quoted as saying the profession must navigate the challenges ahead. While the release summarized some choice findings from the study, the bias was decidedly negative in the…

Today’s Caries Detection Systems & Technologies

When a new tool or technology is introduced in the dental industry, as in any other consumer-driven market, inevitably other companies will get in on the action by introducing their own version of the same product. That’s the great thing about competitive markets: someone’s always bound to make a better mousetrap. A downside to this…

People You Should Know in Dentistry- Karen Davis, RDH, BSDH

Michael McCarthy, the official Dental Geek, recently introduced a new segment to the blog, titled People You Should Know in Dentistry. Today, he’s highlighting Cutting Edge Concepts’® Karen Davis, RDH, BSDH. Check out the video below where Michael explains just what it is about Karen Davis that makes her a person you should know in dentistry!…

The Most Creative Toothbrush You’ll Ever Receive

As most of you know, this blog is run by Lanmark360, a full service healthcare marketing agency that’s been engulfed in the dental arena for 35 years. Two things in life always seem to get this crowd excited, and that’s creativity and dentistry. When we came across these Pantone toothbrushes that so clearly combine the…

Jewelry with (Real) Teeth

We just covered a story about the reemergence of cosmetic placement of jewelry on the teeth. Conversely, there is another new fashion trend emerging: jewelry made with human teeth. Many designers have begun using extracted teeth as the focal point of their wares. Some people are touting these pieces as eco-friendly, which I assume refers…

Dental Insurance

Here’s a subject that comes up from time to time: Is it necessary to have dental insurance? I spoke to a good number of people and this is what I found, the majority of individuals I talked to said they were not covered by dental insurance; they’d rather deal with problems as they arise instead…

So, Sue Me!

Greetings, Geeks. I was out in Chicago on business and the topic came up about a California dentist who is suing an implant manufacturer: http://www.newsinferno.com/archives/21804 I read what I could on the case – I think all Dental Geeks should read it, too. Would love to hear your feedback. Situation: Dentist places lots of implants…

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