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The Gatekeepers of Systemic Inflammation

The COVID-19 crisis has dramatically changed our world and our profession. It stimulates respiratory...

The Courage to Be Vulnerable Together

By the time I turned 40, I assumed that I would have had life...

What’s Going on in Dental Schools?

Background For the past 2 years, I have had the pleasure to travel around...

Urgent Care Dentistry and the Future

A number of factors have come together that very well may influence urgent/emergency care...

Ethics Meets Artificial Intelligence

Introduction Dr. Teck has been passionate about prevention, hygiene, and diet since dental school....

Know Your Leukoplakias to Identify Oral Cancer

As an oral and maxillofacial pathologist, I have the unique perspective of both seeing...

Grow Your Practice by Focusing on Three Numbers

Data is more important now than ever. Without data, you’re simply having a conversation...

The Biggest Killer of Dentists

Steven Peters, DDS,* was one of those health nuts—he ran, didn’t eat much meat,...

Controversies in Coding: Provisionals and Interims

Each year, the ADA, in conjunction with representatives of the benefit industry, review and...

Dentist Anesthesiologists Receive Recognition

    I entered into my dental anesthesiology residency program with the full knowledge and...