Communication in dentistry: a philosophical perspective
Jan21

Communication in dentistry: a philosophical perspective

Facebook0Twitter0Google+0Pinterest0Linkedin0TumblrE-Mail0There is evidence that effective communication practices lead to higher quality patient outcomes, such as greater satisfaction, greater understanding and recall, lower costs of care, better compliance with prevention and treatment protocols, and even better treatment outcomes (1, 2, 3, 4).Communication is clearly important.  But why does communication sometimes fail? In this...

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Things to Know Before Your First Chiropractic Visit
Jan17

Things to Know Before Your First Chiropractic Visit

Facebook0Twitter0Google+0Pinterest0Linkedin0TumblrE-Mail0Chiropractic care involves diagnosing and treating neuromuscular disorders. It is a natural treatment approach that involves manual adjustment and manipulation of the spine, and has several amazing benefits. The health care professional that does this form of treatment is called a chiropractor. A chiropractor may commence this treatment during a patient’s first visit or may...

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A New Day for Dentistry Meet Dr Paulette Lucario | American Dental Association

Facebook0Twitter0Google+0Pinterest0Linkedin0TumblrE-Mail0A New Day for Dentistry is a new ADA campaign that celebrates the Association’s vibrant community of dentists. It seeks to honor the dentists who power the ADA and commemorates the contributions dentists make to their communities and the profession every day.     Each month, the ADA News will profile one dentist who represents the diverse range of ages, career stages, practice...

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Chiropractic Care for  Low Back and Pelvic Pain  During Pregnancy
Jan13

Chiropractic Care for Low Back and Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

Facebook0Twitter0Google+0Pinterest0Linkedin0TumblrE-Mail0Low back and/or pelvic pain in pregnancy is extremely common. A study published in the journal Spine in 1996 indicated that 76% of women reported back pain at some time during pregnancy (1). A study published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in 2002 indicated that 35.5% of pregnant women recall having moderate to severe back pain during...

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Green Dentistry: Safeguarding the Environment Through Sustainable Practice
Jan09

Green Dentistry: Safeguarding the Environment Through Sustainable Practice

Facebook0Twitter0Google+0Pinterest0Linkedin0TumblrE-Mail0Read Time:7 Minute, 6 Second “Sustainable,” “eco-friendly” and “green.” These terms describe environmentally-centered business practices and products that have grown exponentially in recent years, in tandem with the rising consciousness of our species’ environmental impact. Although some might be tempted to dismiss this as another buzzword-based marketing trend, in reality, it’s...

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