NASA Ergonomists Consult Dentist over Dental Operator Performance

Where does NASA meet Dentistry? A full-time practicing dentist, Dr. Ahearn consulted with ergonomists from NASA and industry, and with engineering consultants from universities such as M.I.T. and R.I.S.D., to create a comprehensive analysis of dental operator performance and health. The founder of Design/Ergonomics, the nation’s largest independent dental office design firm, as well as Ergonomic-Products, […]

Manhattan’s Lower East Side welcomes America’s best young dentists #IE40Under40

Incisal Edge, the leading lifestyle magazine for dental professionals nationwide, will celebrate America’s finest young practitioners for their achievements in dentistry at a two-day event in Manhattan’s Lower East Side later this week. Fortunately, these professionals are used to a feverish pace.  The itinerary for 2017 honorees, Incisal Edge’s “40 Under 40,” includes an exclusive […]

Healthy smiles for miles?

If healthy smiles could be measured by dentist-to-population ratio, a region in the mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania should be as bright as the nickname of its county seat, Scranton, “The Electric City.” According to a report by Times-Tribune’s Jon O’Connell, analysis shows the statewide ratio is one dentist for every 1,530 residents. In Lackawanna County, home of […]