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Make the Right Glove Choice Between Latex Gloves, Nitrile Gloves or Vinyl Gloves

Latex gloves Latex gloves are a a popular protective choice for medical or industrial use. Latex gloves are made out of rubber, a natural product. They have a slight advantage with comfort and dexterity over nitrile gloves. For this reason the majority of surgical gloves are still made from latex. The primary reason people would […]

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General Tips for Dealing with Difficult Patients

• Be a good listener. Often, a difficult patient is just reaching out for someone to confide in, someone whom they can trust will listen to their concerns and find the best possible answers and approaches to their oral health care needs. • Watch the patient’s body language. “You are not going to get them to open up their mouth if […]

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Replacing Parts On Dental Sterilizers

Sterilizers have been known to play a significant role in the daily functioning of dental operatories and are recently becoming even more advanced and efficient due to advances in technology. Sterilizers such as The Midmark M11 UltraClave® Automatic Sterilizer now provide an intuitive display and simple prompts that help you easily select the cycle you […]

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Innovative Strides from the Lava™ Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S.

In our modern day society, the world of digital dentistry is ever changing and constantly being advanced. This results in not only better, more accurate, and more preventative care for patients, but more in depth and advanced diagnostic tools for dentists as well. The Lava™ Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S. is one innovation that is quickly becoming a […]

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The Benefits of Buying Refurbished Dental Equipment

In our modern day economy, owning a business or practice can be very costly. Being able to take advantage of savings as well as cut costs in the right areas is vital. In 2011, more and more dentists are now looking into buying quality used dental equipment. Purchasing refurbished or used dental equipment could mean […]

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Thinking Green: How to Make Your Practice More Eco-Friendly

In past years, deciding to become more environmentally conscious has been somewhat difficult to do. Between the popularity of disposable items and the wide selection of large vehicles including mini vans and SUVs, choosing to be more eco-friendly has often been avoided by many individuals. Deciding to follow a new direction in one’s home life […]

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