Communication in dentistry: a philosophical perspective
Jan21

Communication in dentistry: a philosophical perspective

There 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 article, I aim to cast light on the foundations of the...

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

A 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 paths and backgrounds that make the ADA what it is....

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Green Dentistry: Safeguarding the Environment Through Sustainable Practice
Jan09

Green Dentistry: Safeguarding the Environment Through Sustainable Practice

Read 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 indicative of a greater movement that began decades ago....

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How Restorative Dentistry Can Affect Your Oral Health
Jan06

How Restorative Dentistry Can Affect Your Oral Health

Your teeth are an essential part of not only your oral health but also your well-being. If you ignore the signs that your teeth aren’t in good shape, you’re putting yourself at risk for serious dental and health issues. Thankfully, you can avoid many dental problems with the help of restorative dentistry. What Is Restorative Dentistry? People usually visit a dentist in order to get treatment for problems like toothaches or to have a...

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Creating Positive Change through Diversity in Dentistry –  Spear Education
Jan03

Creating Positive Change through Diversity in Dentistry – Spear Education

Diversifying dentistry starts with youth On a rainy day in July, I toured the beautiful and innovative Spear Campus. I came to the wall that boldly displayed Spear’s mission and vision statements: The statement was simple yet powerful. As I reflected on it further, my thoughts were divided. As a dentist, I pride myself in delivering great dental care to my patients. Yet, as the founder of the nonprofit Diversity In Dentistry...

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Aesthetic Choices with Cosmetic Dentistry – Men of Value
Dec31

Aesthetic Choices with Cosmetic Dentistry – Men of Value

Cosmetic dentistry has taken a big leap in recent years as people are taking more efforts to beautify themselves. The new techniques in cosmetic dentistry are offering people with a fresh new facial appearance and a beautiful smile. Improved appearance adds self confidence to the person and provides them the ability to improve their outside view. It also builds his/her inner strength as the person feels more confident to present...

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