Where does award-winning practice design begin? For Dr. Holly Ellis: “smiling patients”.

Each day when Dr. Holly Ellis enters her newly constructed dental practice on Big Bend Boulevard in St. Louis, Missouri, she is greeted by her most cherished aspect of the design: smiling patients. “My favorite design feature is the 24-by-36-inch black and white framed photos of patients (shown above) that hang in our hallways. They each have a photo light directed at them. […]

To Dracula: Nothing for you here. To everyone with garlic breath: Keep reading, please.

We’re all about healthy habits at thedailyfloss.com, especially as they relate to tooth brushing and flossing. But a little natural help to eliminate halitosis never hurts. According to ScienceDaily.com, eating some raw foods may help reduce garlic breath. In a study completed at Ohio State University whose results were published in the September issue of the Journal of Food Science: “Researchers gave participants three grams of […]

How one Georgia orthodontist builds trust through technology.

A board-certified orthodontist from Gainesville, Georgia, says new technology allowed him to treat a patient he might not have otherwise been able to help. Mark Causey, DMD, offers a firsthand view of a case involving a patient with developmental disabilities. Recently, Dr. Causey shared insights with Orthodontic Products about his new Carestream 3600 Intraoral Scanner, including the fact that in less than […]

Headed to the Mile High City this week? Let Incisal Edge be your guide.

This week, the American Dental Association’s annual conference will meet in Denver for the first time since 1930. In the Fall edition of Incisal Edge dental lifestyle mag, Jerilyn Forsythe (associate editor at 5280, Denver’s official magazine) guides visitors: from the Colorado Convention Center (700 14th St.), where the conference will take place Oct. 20-24 (“Out front you’ll see […]

Soon to be 100 years halitosis-free.

  No, they don’t simulate bad breath, but dental models created in Lancaster, Pennsylvania arrive at dental schools complete with tartar, gum disease, or ready for a root canal. Selling over one billion teeth per year, Columbia Dentoform even offers feline and canine “patient simulators” for dental students. Forty-one year employee Director of Sales Philip Briales (who tells his […]

Want to be a part of history?

Maybe you’d like to connect with influential entrepreneurs and investors in New York. If either of these concepts interests you, then nominate your game-changing dental innovation today for an Edison Award™. Thirty years ago, the Edison Awards was established by the American Marketing Association to celebrate innovations in the CPG industry. Since then they’ve grown, and are now […]

Searching for convenience in your busy day? Incisal Edge read your mind.

The nation’s only dental lifestyle magazine inspires dentists wherever their busy lives take them. Published by Benco Dental, Incisal Edge celebrates dentists’ achievements both inside the operatory and during their hard-earned downtime. With a new web presence, incisaledgemagazine.com , Incisal Edge invites readers to enjoy the convenience of a mobile platform – including the ability to nominate dentists for […]

Up for a tale of adventure? Read on for 12 days of dentistry in ‘a land of wonder’.

It seems fitting that a Wilmington, North Carolina practitioner ventured to unfamiliar territory for his most recent dental mission. Dr. Tristan Hamilton didn’t always envision himself as a dentist, but it was humanitarian work that led him to this path. An early inclination led him to Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan, where he earned degrees in Architecture. After a few years […]

What’s on dentists’ must lists?

Utilizing new technology. Clarion Financial aims to assist. Dentistry’s most experienced men and women offered their thoughts earlier this year on aspects of the profession in which they would aspire to become more proficient. On their must lists, according to the 2016 Incisal Edge industry survey: “implant placement using predictable guided surgery,” and “full-mouth rehab cases utilizing new technology.” […]