Friday Dental News Roundup

Hello roundup readers and welcome back to another addition of Carestream Dental’s Friday Dental News Roundup. This week we have some new trending articles in the dental industry including a well-thought article on the importance of giving tours of your practice. We also have an article on a recent study concerning untreated tooth decay in children. Our last article for the week is about a 9 year-old entrepreneur who launched a teeth-friendly lollipop company.

That’s all we have for this week, so take a look at these articles and start a conversation with us in the comments section below—we would love to hear from you! Until next week, stay informed and better your practice!

The Magic of Giving Tours
When a new patient comes to your office they are often apprehensive and don’t know what they’re in for. To put them at ease, give them a tour of your office. A tour relaxes the patient, informs them and gives them the “inside scoop” they don’t normally receive in healthcare. For tips on giving a successful tour read this post for more details!

Untreated Tooth Decay In Kids Said to Be Declining
Cavities in preschoolers appear to be declining and fewer young children have untreated dental decay according to a study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This decline in decay is the first drop since 2007 and is the lowest percentage in more than 25 years. Read on for more details on this study!

9-Year-Old Entrepreneur Launches Teeth-Friendly Lollipop Company
A 9-year-old entrepreneur developed a teeth-friendly lollipop called Zollipops, which are now sold in Whole Foods supermarkets.

Do you give tours of your practice? If so, what tips would you give others for a successful practice tour?