This Month’s Features


Featured Articles

Power Surge

In today’s ergonomically conscious dental practices, the increasing availability of cordless technology is welcome news. We explore innovations in rechargeable batteries that are leading the charge toward unplugged dentistry.

Chain of Events

Successful infection control is, in essence, a chain of events that disrupts the microbial chain of events that would otherwise lead to cross-contamination. We discuss current strategies for sterilization, disinfection, and reprocessing of instruments and devices used in dental practices.

Options for Dental Pain Control

Clinicians have many options when choosing the best anesthetic for the procedure at hand, and this article provides a comprehensive overview of such products so that you can seek out new sales opportunities.

Sleight of Hand

Injuries can occur throughout the body, but the most common type of injury experienced by oral health professionals is musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).


Columns

Skill in Life: Get a Career, Not a Job

There are two elements you need to build a career: excitement and perseverance.

The Big Picture: Vulnerable to Success

A modest dose of self-criticism, whether of yourself or your company’s wares, is healthy.

Selling Strategies: Are You Managing Yourself?

I challenge you to approach your career as if you are the chief executive officer.

Closing Pitch: Good as Gold

One-on-one with Michael Cataldo, Convergent Dental



Departments


Products and Services

Hot to Market

Products that practically sell themselves.

Practice Solutions: Exceptional Extraoral Scanner

Product knowledge that helps you sell.

FAQ: Presented by Kulzer

Kulzer’s Ivory ReLeaf Eliminates the Need to Interrupt Procedures for Suction

On the Radar

Handpieces on display.


Happenings

Pulpdent, Nonprofit to Provide Oral Health Care to Children in Need

Pulpdent has partnered with the nonprofit Kids in Need of Dentistry, which provides preventive oral health care to disadvantaged children.

Premier Dental Appoints Chief Marketing Officer

Premier Dental Products has named Christopher S. Helle, MBA, its chief marketing officer.

Microcopy Names Paul Tucker President and CEO

Microcopy has named former Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Paul Tucker, BS, president and chief executive officer (CEO).

Palmero Eyewear Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

Palmero Healthcare, a subsidiary of Hu-Friedy, has added new pink safety eyewear to its line of Dynamic Disposables as part of its commitment to support breast cancer awareness.

ADA Recognizes 2017 Give Kids A Smile ‘Smile Champion’ Award Winners

The American Dental Association Foundation (ADAF) celebrated recipients of the 2017 Smile Champion Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) awards.

3M Announces New Leadership Appointments

3M has appointed Paul Keel, MBA, to the position of senior vice president, Business Development and Marketing-Sales, and Jon Lindekugel, MBA, to the position of senior vice president, Supply Chain.

Mydent Releases 2017-2018 Burs Catalog

Mydent International has released its 2017–2018 DEFEND Carbide and Diamond Bur Catalog.