The Venturing Dentist
A Blog Filled With Practice Growth Ideas From Dental Warranty and Friends

Why Would Sleep Appliances Need a Dental Warranty?

We have had this question from a few dentists who provide sleep appliances to their patients. “The manufacturer already covers this, so why do I need an additional warranty?”

We asked one of our dental sleep experts to give their advice on why their practice uses Dental Warranty.

Dr. Kent Smith suggests all dentists screen for insomnia and snoring to check for obstructive sleep apnea.  Here’s what he has to say:

Be A Healer Not A Cleaner

"Oh, I just wanted my teeth cleaned."  This question, along with, "But my teeth don't hurt?" are two common patient reactions to your recommendation for periodontal treatment.  We asked Dr. Jim Hyland, president and CEO of Oravital, to share his experience with helping patients understand what's really going on with their gum health.