What Other Personal Protective Equipment Options Are Available to Dentists?

What Other Personal Protective Equipment Options Are Available to Dentists?

With surgical masks and N95 respirators difficult to find, is there any alternative personal protective equipment (PPE) that dental professionals can use? Will face shields and N95 respirators be the new standard for PPE in dentistry? Dr. Dave Preble and Dr. Marcelo Araujo discuss the recent Emergency Use Authorization from the FDA, which permits use […]

COVID-19: Infection Control Procedures and Protocols for Dentists

COVID-19: Infection Control Procedures and Protocols for Dentists

What infection control procedures and precautions should dentists follow during the COVID-19 crisis? Following recommendations to postpone non-urgent care and learning how to best work during PPE shortages are some of the critical steps dentists should take. Infection control expert Eve Cuny, MS, of the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry […]

American Dental Association Offers Coronavirus Resources for Dentists

American Dental Association Offers Coronavirus Resources for Dentists

The American Dental Association has resources to help dentists navigate their growing concerns about Coronavirus and COVID-19. Please visit ADA.org/virus for ongoing updates and recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.https://success.ada.org/en/practice-management/patients/infectious-diseases-2019-novel-coronavirus?utm_source=adaorg&utm_medium=VanityURLsource

COVID-19: How Dentists Can Help Stop the Spread

COVID-19: How Dentists Can Help Stop the Spread

What can dentists do to help keep the coronavirus from infecting themselves and others? Some recommendations include only providing care for dental emergencies, conducting phone screenings to determine patient risk levels, and using the proper PPE while treating patients. Infection control expert Eve Cuny, MS, of the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School […]

Why Your Dentist Might Not Prescribe Antibiotics

Why Your Dentist Might Not Prescribe Antibiotics

Antibiotics may not help many common dental conditions, like a toothache. In fact, your dentist may suggest other treatments that will work better to reduce your symptoms. Here’s why your dentist might not prescribe antibiotics and how you can help keep antibiotics strong. Get more info at:https://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/a/antibiotics-for-pain-and-swelling?utm_source=social&utm_medium=youtube&utm_content=abxpatientvideo&utm_campaign=membervalue https://ebd.ada.org/en/evidence/guidelines/antibiotics-for-dental-pain-and-swelling?utm_source=social&utm_medium=youtube&utm_content=abxpatientvideo&utm_campaign=membervalue Get access to cutting-edge clinical resources when […]

Dentist Fights Oral Cancer in Memory of Mother

Dentist Fights Oral Cancer in Memory of Mother

ADA member dentist Dr. Josephine Chang Pallotto discusses the importance of the HPV vaccine for cancer prevention. She hosts an annual walk in memory of her mother that raises money for oral cancer research. To learn more, visit:https://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/o/oral-cancer?utm_source=mouthhealthy&utm_medium=VanityUrl For more information about Dr. Pallotto’s Oral Cancer walk:https://www.pallottodentalcare.com/blog/General/Oral-Cancer-Walk-2018/11617source

Dentists: Doctors of Oral Health

Dentists: Doctors of Oral Health

A dentist is a doctor who specializes in oral health. They diagnose diseases of the mouth, create treatment plans, promote oral health, monitor development, perform surgical procedures and manage emergency care. Hear more about how dentists play an important role in helping you to maintain a beautiful and healthy mouth.source

Evidence-based Dentistry: Improving Business Operations

Evidence-based Dentistry: Improving Business Operations

Want to improve efficiency and continuity of care at your dental practice? Learn how searching and appraising scientific research, and training your dental team in these skills can improve patient treatment in this video, part of the ADA’s evidence-based dentistry video series. Equip yourself with the latest in EBD:https://ebd.ada.org/en?utm_source=social&utm_medium=youtube&utm_content=ebdgillette&utm_campaign=membervalue Read clinical practice guidelines:https://ebd.ada.org/en/evidence/guidelines?utm_source=social&utm_medium=youtube&utm_content=ebdgillette&utm_campaign=membervalue Meet Dr. […]