Nominate a dental practice for 5th annual Incisal Edge Design Competition

Award-winning offices will win Herman Miller Aeron chairs; Designs of the Future will garner $3,000 in prizes The 5th annual Incisal Edge Design Competition, as sponsored by Herman Miller, awards innovation and inspiration in the dental profession. Incisal Edge, the leading lifestyle magazine for dental professionals, offers an opportunity for national recognition for those who […]

University of Alabama is calling all scholars

Small but mighty. The University of Alabama at Birmingham is transforming an entire industry through its relentless focus on dental research. According to a recent article by Melanie Bavaria for Incisal Edge dental lifestyle magazine. “The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s dental program (an offshoot of the Yellowhammer State’s flagship university in Tuscaloosa) is modest […]

Do you know your behavioral style?

Find out this fall with the help of Michelle Lee, BS during the 2017 American Association of Women Dentists (AAWD) Annual Conference. One of seven speakers at the two-day event hosted at Amelia Island Plantation Resort, Florida, Lee aims to help improve communication among dental practice team members. Want to communicate in a way others […]

Time’s Running Out! Only 6 weeks left to nominate your dental practice #iedesigncontest

Inspirational dental practice design is its own reward, but Incisal Edge and Herman Miller think dentists deserve a little something for the effort: an Aeron chair! As the dental lifestyle magazine rolls out its 2018 INCISAL EDGE DESIGN CONTEST, dentists, architects and interior designers are invited to enter one of three categories for existing practices: […]


When going to the field, court, or rink your dental patients most likely will be sure to have uniform, cleats/skates, and any other gear. One piece of equipment that they should always include: a mouthguard. When patients ask ‘Why do I need a mouthguard?’ the reason is simple: to protect teeth, jaw and gums. Even […]

Have toothpicks gone by the wayside? #thedailyfloss won’t shed a tear.

While floss (!) and interdental brushes offer safer solutions for cleaning in between teeth, people have been picking their teeth for hundreds of years. Just ask Washington Post reporter Sarah Kaplan, who recently discussed evidence that Neanderthals used toothpicks for dentistry. Signs of toothpick use have been seen in Neanderthal skulls, according to James Wynbrandt in […]