A person infected with Ebola is not considered contagious until symptoms appear. Due to the virulent nature of the disease, it is highly unlikely that someone with Ebola symptoms will seek dental care when they are severely ill. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the ADA Division of Science, dental professionals are advised to take a medical history, including a travel history from their patients with symptoms in which a viral infection is suspected.
October 16, 2014
October 15, 2014
Every dental practice, probably several times throughout its life span, needs to progress and grow in ways that its facilities and surroundings may resist accommodating. Sometimes the growth is physical: You need to acquire more space or maximize existing space for more patients, more staff, or new equipment. Other times the needs are qualitative and perhaps more subtle: The neighborhood demographics are changing the practice.
October 14, 2014
What you need to know about social media reviews
Patients talk! And their chatter is online. Dental and orthodontic offices are often surprised when they find a review from a patient on websites including Yelp, Google+ Local, and Healthgrades.
October 13, 2014
Drs. Keith Collins and Dan Warner are pleased to announce this VERY IMPORTANT grassroots fundraiser for Representative Paul Harris and Senator Ann Rivers at Dr. Warner’s office on Thursday, October 16, 2014. The event will begin at 6:00 p.m. This will be a great opportunity to share the positions and priorities of the dental community with local leaders.