About Karen Kemp, Writer

Karen Kemp brings a fresh perspective to a wide range of topics related to the dental industry—including clinical products, practice efficiency, dental education, and patient care. With decades of writing experience, her focus is on creating content that is beneficial to dental professionals in both group and private practices.

How to bring connected dentistry into your operatory

Connected products are virtually everywhere you look: from fitness trackers to digital doorbells to smart refrigerators. And while most of us don’t use the official, technical term “Internet of Things” (IoT) to describe them, we understand the benefits of choosing a smart product. Surprisingly, while IoT has been utilized in other industries for years, it’s [...]

Why the best employee perk might be your dental equipment

Dentistry hasn't been immune to the Great Resignation of employees that accelerated in 2021, and industry thought leaders predict that dental staffing shortages will continue to be a challenge. Because having the right people is one of the most important assets of your dental practice, avoiding turnover is critical—and recruiting top-level associate doctors, dental assistants, [...]

By |2022-11-28T17:09:15-07:00July 27th, 2022|Dental Equipment|

5 Tips for Growing Your Dental Practice with Social Media

There’s no question that a strong social media presence can help bring new patients into your dental practice, and strengthen your connection with existing ones. The challenge? For a lot of doctors, it’s knowing how and where to start. With social media trends and practices constantly changing, the idea of managing your social presence—or building [...]

By |2022-03-29T17:04:19-07:00March 29th, 2022|Dental Practice, General|

Aerosol Management Solutions for Protecting Dental Staff and Patients

The highly contagious delta variant is now the predominant strain of Covid-19 in the United States. If that's elevated your concerns about protecting dental staff and patients from aerosol-spread viruses, you're not alone. In response, A-dec recently released a white paper examining aerosol management during dental procedures. This paper reviews evidence-based information about the generation [...]

By |2021-09-22T12:54:12-07:00September 22nd, 2021|Aerosol Management|

The Secret Weapon for Fighting Aerosols

A year into the coronavirus pandemic, dental professionals understand the critical importance of aerosol control in the operatory. What many don't think about is the role that the mechanical room plays in the process. Specifically, the dental vacuum. Effective aerosol control requires a dental vacuum system with an optimal design for capturing aerosols at [...]

By |2021-09-22T10:42:33-07:00March 24th, 2021|Aerosol Management, Dental Equipment|

The Silver Lining of 2020

We made it. While it’s not quite over, together we’ve endured an unimaginable year. One that challenged us as individuals, as part of the dental community, and as citizens of a world turned upside down. A-dec is grateful for you, our dentists, for the patients you serve, and for the dedicated healthcare workers and governments [...]

By |2020-12-15T21:14:51-07:00December 15th, 2020|General|

Does your practice design reflect your passion?

Women are literally changing the face of dentistry, comprising 33.4% of all practicing dentists in the United States*. With that number steadily growing every year, A-dec created a course especially for female doctors interested in designing their own dental practices. Is that you? Then plan to join us on Friday, December 11, for Women In [...]

By |2020-11-06T20:32:28-07:00October 29th, 2020|Dental CE|