We are happy to announce that Dental Symphony has partnered with Prosites Web Design and Marketing. Please read the PRESS RELEASE to learn more about this exciting partnership and how together, we save time and money by making dental offices more efficient and ensure patient safety. Excerpts from the Press Release: This new partnership leverages synergies … Continue reading Dental Symphony Announces Partnership with Prosites
All parents know that summertime for kids often means upended daily routines. Weekend trips pop up, sleep-overs happen, and vacations to the beach become top priorities. Schedules crafted and followed during the school year, including those for oral health, are quickly abandoned because of the spontaneity that summer brings. Come August and September, re-establishing these important routines can be a challenge. … Continue reading 8 Tips For Back-To-School Brushing Habits!
Here is an interesting and timely article about a growing problem for older Americans' accessibility to affordable dental care that caught our eye this past week. We are all aware of the health problems this can create for these people in need. Several of our esteemed Clinical Team members are on staff at Texas A&M University … Continue reading Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry Bridging Dental Care Gap for Seniors
The month of April is designated as Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month. Here is a short interview with Tom Cockerell, Jr., DDS on basic need-to-know-information about oral cancer: Q: What is the incidence of oral cancer? A: There are approximately 35,000 new cases annually. Q: What are the symptoms of oral cancer? A: Oral … Continue reading Q & A about Oral Cancer with Tom Cockerell, Jr., DDS
An important new study indicates that dentists may be able to screen patients for diabetes during an appointment. According to the WHO nearly 347 million people suffer from Diabetes and by the year 2030 it will be the seventh leading cause of death. Dentists are certainly comfortable working in the oral cavity and no one expects to have … Continue reading Diabetes screening by your Dentist?
Dental Symphony was reviewed in the February 2014 edition of the Journal of Dental Education (JDE). We are pleased that they found Dental Symphony to be “an innovative program that can enhance the experience of patients and dentists in the private practice setting”. ePatient was found to be “easy to use and very helpful for patients who … Continue reading Journal of Dental Education Software Review: Dental Symphony
Here is an interesting article illuminating the challenges for dentists who treat special needs patients. In these tough, yet important cases, use of IV sedation is a great tool, as Dr. Foleck is aware. In the right hands it is reasonably safe and effective. However, it requires full knowledge of the medical history and pharmacology … Continue reading Challenges in Special Care Dentistry: IV Sedation
11/25/14 UPDATE - The American Public Health Association (APHA) has published the 20th edition of its “Control of Communicable Diseases Manual” as a key resource for public health professionals fighting infectious disease. In advance of the book’s release and in response to the emerging Ebola outbreak, APHA has made the Ebola-Marburg virus chapter of CCDM … Continue reading Protecting your patients and practice from the Ebola virus