In My Opinion

“In My Opinion” is a new section of the Dental Hub that allows writers from around the world to express their views on a variety of subjects concerning dentistry.  Topics can include but are not limited to information related to government actions concerning dentistry, reviews of conferences or other dental events, articles on topics related to the practice of dentistry or dental health, opinion pieces, literature reviews, and articles connected to published or ‘in process’ research.

International Dental Assistant Education Requirements…

The steps you have to take to become a dental assistant differ depending on where you live. Around the world, however, dental assistants perform similar duties. They assist with patient intake, help dentists during oral surgeries, process x-rays, ... Read more

Indiana Jones meets Marathon Man…

I was a dentist for 25 years, during which time I saw countless teeth, some were healthy, others weren’t, and acres of periodontal tissue, some healthy, some not. The one thing all of my patients had in common was that they were all alive! When I ... Read more

Alternative Medicine: Herbal Dentistry, a Review…

The sole purpose of any branch of medicine is to strive to make human life happier and healthier. To achieve this we must use every possible resource available. From time immemorial, we have been using our natural resources to attain the state of ... Read more

When will There be Standardized Implant Tooling?…

The question is asked on a regular basis to us as implant representatives of when the companies are going to standardize their tooling. This is a fair and valid question. Most of the time the doctors feel that we are glad to have different tooling ... Read more

The Importance of this Insurance System in Dental …

By:  Marianne Harper Has it happened in your practice yet? You open an envelope from a dental insurance plan expecting that it contains a claim payment but instead you read the EOB and it states that you must file this claim with the ... Read more

Why every dental practice should have a patient …

Rare indeed is the patient who happily agrees to your treatment plan, hands over a fistful of dollars and tells you to carry on. For most patients, even those in pain, the treatment plan comes as an unwelcome shock which they wish to go home and ... Read more

LUMITARY Technology, New Innovation from the Leader in …

What are LUMINEERS? LUMINEERS porcelain veneers are made only from Cerinate Porcelain, a patented, ultra-strong porcelain manufactured exclusively in Santa Maria, California. Cerinate Porcelain is feldspathic porcelain reinforced with leucite ... Read more

Guideline on Oral Health for People with Diabetes…

The guideline emphasizes that periodontal care is an important component in controlling diabetes. Diabetes affects approximately 285 million people worldwide, and this number is only expected to increase. Management of periodontal disease—which ... Read more

Online Appointment Booking System…

The Our Clinic Online team is proud to launch as part of our commitment to the development of our system the following facility: A unique 24/ 7 patient appointment facility with appointments made directly on to your clinic diary online! The Our ... Read more

Removable prosthetics
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Michael J. GoodmanNeal Seltzer, DMD, FAGDStephen M. Miller, DMD, MAGD Removable partial dentures, or RPDs, have been the most unpredictable and problematic restoration throughout the history of dentistry. Dr. Gordon Christensen recently reported, ... Read more

Geriatric Dentistry, An Emerging Speciality…

“Last scene of all,That ends this strange eventful history,Is second childishness and mere oblivion,Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.”From Shakespeare’  As you Like it People do know about Pediatric Dentistry but ... Read more