Video: Establishing Communication for an Implant Case
Establishing good communication with the dental laboratory technician is an important step in any cosmetic and implant dental practice. The laboratory technician scans, designs, and builds the implant crowns using computer software called 3 Shape. The fit - checking procedure is performed by both the laboratory technician and the dentist. This video was sent to my dental laboratory with the case to communicate concerns.
Hepatitis C is a virus that attacks the liver and leads to inflammation. The Centers for Disease Control currently reports that 3.2 million Americans are infected with this virus and 70 percent of them are not aware of their infection. Most people don't know they have Hepatitis C until liver damage shows up during routine medical tests. This virus is passed through contact with contaminated blood and most commonly through shared needles during illegal drug use.
The most common symptoms are mild and flu-like and may include:
Social media outlets have made it easier for people to share information with others around the world. Some use these outlets to share life experiences with friends and family, while others use these outlets to share negative experiences about businesses. With just a few key strokes, an individual can put a ding in a company’s reputation. As more and more people read the post and post their own negative experiences, it can become devastating to a company. Organizations that are having their reputation attacked must respond timely to minimize the damage done.
An exciting new proposal to allow dentists to receive continuing education credit for their state license renewal by attending NBC-approved continuing education courses in dental laboratory technology is finding broad support in Illinois.
Gregory Jacob, DDS, practices in Glenview, Ill., and spoke with NADL about the initial concept. The Illinois Dental Laboratory Association agreed that Jacobs' concept would yield benefits to dental laboratory technicians as well as dentists.
Henry Schein Helps Enhance Access to Care for Underserved Communities
Henry Schein, Inc. announced a new five-year agreement with the Henry Schein Cares Foundation, Inc. and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) to increase access to care for underserved communities. Under the new agreement, NACHC will participate in two Henry Schein Cares flagship initiatives: Henry Schein's Global Product Donation Program and the Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Communities initiative.
In the past, personal branding was just a term that was first used by Tom Peters in an article he wrote in 1997. Today, every person is considered their own personal brand. Even if you don't understand the term yet, your personal brand refers to how others perceive you, how they consider your knowledge and skills, and the things that make you unique and different from every other person out there - your unique promise of value.
As entrepreneurs, we tend to be dreamers of big ideas. We frequently operate outside the land of normal, in a space where we may be the only one who sees the whole picture of what we are working to create. We have more of an anything's possible outlook on life, rather than the this is the way it's always been and always will be philosophy that can keep many stuck in a life that Thoreau described as one of quiet desperation.
Argen Corporation Continues to Innovate and Expand with the Argen Digital Center
August 6, 2012: San Diego, CA With over 50 years of experience developing innovative alloy solutions for the dental industry, the Argen Corporation announces the expansion of the Argen Digital center. Argen continues to build upon their global successes and reputation for providing the industry with affordable, high-performance products and excellent customer service.