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What is the most benficial equipment in your office?

One of the most useful high-tech tools a dentist can add to their arsenal today is a dental camera. In the past, dental cameras could easily cost upwards of ten thousand dollars. The hardware was cumbersome and they were extremely difficult to set up and use. The cameras were analog and required high intensity lights and capture cards in computers. The image was mediocre at best. The technology has come a long way since then. View more »

Pulp Capping

A patient goes to the dentist for a routine checkup and is told they have a cavity, also known as dental caries or decay. A dentist will remove the dental disease from the tooth and, once all the disease is gone, will place the patient’s choice of restoration in the tooth. However, sometimes the removal ... View more »

Teeth Cleaning 101

Teeth cleaning or prophylaxis is a preventive treatment for diseases of the gum. The procedure involves the removal of tartar or mineralized plaque that can develop even with diligent brushing and flossing. A prophlylaxis is often done by a professional dental hygienist. A typical appointment involves a dentist doing a complete medical and dental history, ... View more »

The CDI Group and Smile Brands partner to create OneSmile Dental Plan

The CDI Group, an industry leader in proprietary discount dental plans, is proud to announce their partnership with Smile Brands, a leading provider of business support services to dental groups in the United States. Working together, CDI and Smile Brands created the OneSmile Dental Plan, an alternative to dental insurance that will give current and ... View more »

The CDI Group and Tralongo LLC create the Smile Select Dental Plan

The CDI Group is proud to announce their partnership with Tralongo, LLC, a firm that partners with dentists to help them grow and expand their practices. Tralongo sought a flexible partner poised as an industry leader in the discount dental plan market to create and administer a dental plan for all Tralongo offices.  They wanted ... View more »