oil pulling

Swishing to Wellness: Oil Pulling for Oral Radiance

November 29, 2023

By: Dr. David Rice In the quest for natural and holistic oral care, you might have come across the ancient practice of oil pulling. This age-old technique, rooted in Ayurvedic traditions, involves swishing oil in the mouth for several minutes – as you’ll see below – several being an understatement. Let’s delve into the details,…

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Navigating Dental Excellence with Jonathan Miller

November 27, 2023

Interviewer: Tanya Sue Maestas, DDSInterviewee: Jonathan MillerEdited By: Candy Velez – CRDH, BSDH Welcome back to Dental Fuel, where we unlock the keys to dental success. In this episode, we explore pivotal concepts that will reshape your dental journey. Discover the art of effective delegation, empowering your team for unparalleled efficiency, and the transformative impact…

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My Favorite Occlusal Deprogrammers

My Favorite Occlusal Deprogrammers

November 24, 2023

By: Lee Ann Brady DMDTopic Originally Appeared on PankeyGram.org Deprogramming of the lateral pterygoid muscle is generally done by placing something in the anterior that eliminates posterior occlusal contact. I have two “go-to” deprogrammers. One is a leaf gauge or what is often referred to as a Lucia jig, and the other is a little device…

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Mastering Dental Practice Financing with Jonathan Miller

Mastering Dental Practice Financing with Jonathan Miller

November 20, 2023

Interviewer: Tanya Sue Maestas, DDSInterviewee: Jonathan MillerEdited By: Candy Velez – CRDH, BSDH Welcome back to Dental Fuel, your compass in the intricate world of dentistry! In our previous article, we delved into the startup and acquisition intricacies, focusing on the pivotal juncture of engaging with banks. Today, we’re honored to have Jonathan Miller, an…

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when your occlusal clearance disappears

When Your Occlusal Clearance Disappears

November 17, 2023

By: Lee Ann Brady DMDTopic Originally Appeared on PankeyGram.org It can be an incredibly frustrating clinical situation when you have been meticulous about preparing a posterior tooth, (most commonly a molar) for a crown and things aren’t predictable. Using your burs you created depth cuts to ensure adequate occlusal clearance. After the impression you allow…

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common dental myth charcoal toothpaste

Common Dental Myth: Charcoal Toothpaste

November 13, 2023

By: Dr. Bri Torgerson Hi there! My name is Dr. Bri Torgerson and I am a General Dentist practicing out of St. Louis,  Missouri. I graduated in the really fascinating year of 2020 from The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California. I have worked in Scottsdale, AZ, Fort Lauderdale, FL,…

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An Occlusion-Focused Hygiene Exam

An Occlusion-Focused Hygiene Exam

November 10, 2023

By: Bill Gregg DDSTopic Originally Appeared on PankeyGram.org During an occlusion-focused hygiene exam, there are certain things the hygienist should pinpoint. This will help them develop a deeper relationship with the patient as well. A Hygiene + Occlusion Exam What the hygienist should look for: The Hygienist Role in a Hygiene + Occlusion Exam 1.…

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occlusion

Why Study Occlusion?

November 7, 2023

By: Kevin Muench DMD, MAGDTopic Originally Appeared on PankeyGram.com I’m a restorative dentist with a passion for occlusion. I’m a firm believer that our patients deserve our best efforts to eliminate deleterious stomatognathic forces that impact comfort, function, smile aesthetics, and whole health. So, I encourage all dentists to wrap their minds around the area…

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residency

How Residency Can Lead You Toward Your Self-Determined Future 

November 6, 2023

By: Savannah Craig At IgniteDDS we’ve built a belief that to be in control of your life and your destiny you must have systems and procedures in place to give you control over 3 big things in your life and practice. Those three things are People, Process, and Production. If you can take control of…

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Dental Admission Test (DAT): Tips to Prepare

October 23, 2023

By: Dr. Bri Torgerson Hi friends! My name is Dr. Bri Torgerson and I am a General Dentist currently working in St.  Louis, Missouri. I have written some advice on applying to dental school, what to do when you graduate, and finding an associate position right for you, but I wanted to dive into something…

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