Friday Dental News Roundup

Happy Friday roundup readers, we are happy to have you back! We have three great articles for your reading pleasure to help you kickoff your weekend. First, we have a quick read about a NYC dentist who is making house calls for elderly patients. Next up, we have an interesting article on how cosmetic dentistry has changed over the years. Our final article has advice for new dentists that they may not have learned in dental school. Take a second out of your busy day to read these articles and let us know your thoughts. Until next time, stay informed and better your practice.

NYC Dentist Brings Office To Homes Of The Elderly
Alisa Kauffman, a New York City dentist, brings the dentist office to the elderly who have difficulty leaving their homes. Kauffman can take x-rays, make dentures and fill cavities in patients’ homes, although most of her visits are emergency based.

Changes in Cosmetic Dentistry over the Years
Cosmetic dentistry has been constantly evolving and changing over the years. From metal amalgams to tooth-colored composites and dentures to dental implants, cosmetic dentistry has certainly been refined since 1530 when the first cavities were filled with gold foil.

Advice for new dentists: A mixed bag of dollars and sense
There is only so much one can learn in dental school. The rest of the learning curve comes only after you enter the real world and experience things firsthand. Nervous to start your career? Read these tips for your career from Dentistry IQ.

What is your one piece of advice you would give a new dentist starting out? Share your thoughts with us in the comment section below.

Author: Carestream Dental Blog Administrator

Carestream Dental provides industry-leading imaging, CAD/CAM, software and practice management solutions for dental and oral health professionals. With more than 100 years of industry experience, Carestream Dental products are used by seven out of 10 practitioners globally and deliver more precise diagnoses, improved workflows and superior patient care. For more information visit