Having a Practice Management Software (PMS) is no longer a luxury but a necessity in today’s computerised age of dentistry. Most dental owners cannot imagine running their practices without one. These days, automating timely reminders for following up on patient appointments or quickly accessing a patient’s history are no less perfunctory than sending an email.
When Brisbane dentist, Dr Erik Fung planned a new dental practice, he wanted a surgery that was both stylish and practical.
If you communicate effectively with patients; drive a consumer-oriented healthcare experience – i.e. know specific patient preferences and engage with them effectively; you should already be driving a steady stream of treatments plan and case acceptance.
CASE STUDY: A 42 year old female was referred to DMDI for a Cone Beam CT of the 21/22 region. The referrer expressed concerns regarding potential horizontal root fracture of 21 and coronal root fracture of 22, due to recent trauma.
By Mark Tuffley, BDSc (Hons) (Qld), MB BS (Qld), MDSc
In this article, we present a complex case of leukoplakia progressing to early squamous cell carcinoma and it’s effective surgical management with Geistlich Mucograft combined with Complex Nutritional Metabolite (CNM) antiseptic wound dressings.
By Dr Chris Farrell BDS, CEO & Founder of Myofunctional Research Co.
A certain means of sparking lively exchange between dental practitioners is to raise the topic of Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ/D). Opinions regarding the causes of TMJ/D are varied, but aside from offering a nightguard to prevent bruxing or a referral to a prosthodontist, treating the multifactorial causes of the widespread disorder remains a grey area for the profession.