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November 25, 2010 News PharmacotherapeuticsPractice managementSocial networking

New England Journal of Medicine – Social Media is in the BIBLE

by ken

By Jeremy A. Greene, M.D., Ph.D., and Aaron S. Kesselheim, M.D., J.D., M.P.H. Facebook and Twitter, the largest social media Web sites, have more than 350 million users worldwide, and surveys indicate that 60% of Americans turn first to the

November 25, 2010 News General News

We caught a break

by ken

Fortunately Bristol Palin did not win “Dancing with the Stars“, however, she was the impetus for seeking out an article of note for you to share with a small segment of your client base. Even though most people are aware

November 23, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

It never rains, but what it pours

by ken

There are two potentially cataclysmic events today……the first is the possibility that Bristol Palin may win Dancing with the Stars and in all candour, the Decline and Fall of the American Empire must then be written by someone from Fox

November 22, 2010 News Practice management

Branding – head ’em up, move ’em out RAWHIDE!

by ken

Daughter-in-law of an old and dear friend asked me for help in getting a new business off the ground…..as mentoring is about as far away from nepotism and “schelpp” as it gets, I figured if it’s grist for the mill

November 22, 2010 News Orthodontics

John Kalbfleisch – COME ON DOWN!!!

by ken

Bumped into John Kalbfleisch at an HPDA society meeting the other day – www.dtstudyclub.com/WEIGL – if you’re an ODA member – go to this incredible webinar, use the code WEIGL to register and change your practice re; implant driven dentistry, but

November 18, 2010 News Orthodontics

UH OH Part Deux!!!!!!!!!!! not a warning about the GM IPO

by ken

By NANCY KEATES Kids still getting visits from the Tooth Fairy are getting braces. The number of children 17 and younger getting orthodontic treatment has grown 46% over the past decade to 3.8 million in 2008, the latest figure available from

November 18, 2010 News Implantology

UH OH!!!!!!!!!!

by ken

AZ looks to sell off Astra Tech dental and devices unit WORLD NEWS | NOVEMBER 17, 2010 KEVIN GROGAN AstraZeneca has reportedly hired JPMorgan to find buyers for its Astra Tech business,the sale of which could bring in $2 billion. The

November 17, 2010 News Practice managementSocial networkingTrends in Dental Education

Alvin Toffler you bloody genius!!!!

by ken

By Danny Bobrow, MBA The history of the public’s perception of dentistry may be viewed as consisting of three waves. I like to describe the first wave with the term “Feel Well Dentistry.”  During this wave, dentists were perceived as

November 16, 2010 News Practice management

PRACTICE MARKETING ON STEROIDS

by ken

“This is not an email killer.” That’s what Mark Zuckerberg said at the Facebook event, which is still going on as we write this. Indeed, the brand new Facebook “Modern Messaging System” is not an email killer, but it does

November 15, 2010 News Practice management

Thimk Different – Steve Jobs; I want to bear your children

by ken

Lincoln, NE, (October 26, 2010) – MacPractice, the leading Apple developer of practice management and clinical software on Macs and iPhones for medical, dental and chiropractic offices, today announced the release of MacPractice iPad Interface with ePrescribe. The solution was

November 14, 2010 News General News

An epidemic happening in slow motion

by ken

Read at your peril………as a profession, we worried about cbCT abuse and dose over-exposure and yet, we don’t have to be certified to use cell phones…………… Visit – http://cellphonehealthfacts.com – after you’ve read below and after you’ve gulped hard several dozen times……..THINK…

November 14, 2010 News Practice management

Levin Group launches dent biz newsletter

by ken

It’s been a while since I visited the Levin Group (http://www.levingroup.com); however, an article in Dr. Biscuspid caught my attention and a quick check of the group’s newly redesigned website proved most intriguing.  You should be able to receive the

November 13, 2010 News Cosmetic Dentistry

Making a single veneer blend so naturally it’s undetectable

by ken

by L. Emery Karst, DDS from Dental Tribune As patients get older,anterior teeth commonly show wear,chipping and discoloration. These changes are the result of a number of factors because of aging. There is increased awareness of these unattractive teeth and

November 12, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

HPA Publishes Guidance On Using Dental Scanners – Rule Britannia

by ken

From Dental Forum – Medical News Today RADIATION protection guidance for dentists using certain new types of scanners, is published by the Health Protection Agency.  In the past few years specialist dental surgeries all over the UK have been introducing

November 12, 2010 News Periodontology

Periodontal disease eradicated; job retraining program started for periodontists

by ken

From Medical News Today Lactobacillus Reuteri Prodentis effective in the treatment of periodontitis The study shows that L. reuteri Prodentis acts synergistically with standard treatment (scaling and root plaining, SRP) to significantly reduce probing pocket depth (PPD) and clinical attachment

November 12, 2010 News Dental HygienePeriodontology

Diabetes and Oral Health

by ken

by Marty Jablow DMD People living with diabetes are twice as likely to develop serious gum disease NEW YORK, NY (November 1, 2010) – For the nearly 24 million Americans living with diabetes, many may be surprised to learn about an additional

November 10, 2010 News General News

Top 30 dental blogs – the winners

by ken

http://www.medicalbillingandcoding.org/top_dentists/ Click on “winner” in the horizontal image map….a literal treasure trove of invaluable information Image by kendosolns via Flickr Related articles DrBicuspid.com Taking Nominations for 2011 Dental Excellence Awards (prweb.com) Perio Protect Recognized Again for Top Product in Dental

November 10, 2010 News Digital radiography

AAOMR, AAE issue guidance for CBCT use in endodontics

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid: November 8, 2010 — The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) and the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR) have jointly developed a position statement on the use of cone-beam CT (CBCT) in endodontics. This document, which will be

November 10, 2010 News Stem cell research

The whole tooth and nothing but the tooth

by ken

Mey Alhabib’s mice just might put the Tooth Fairy out of business. Alhabib (SDM’12,’14),a postdoctoral student and endodontic resident at BU’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, and her research supervisor, George Huang, the Herbert Schilder Chair in Endodontics

November 8, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

The war on small FOV cbCT continues unabated

by ken

Each province in Canada and each State in the U.S. regulates the use of equipment that produces ionizing radiation within their own geographical areas.  Although federal guidelines exist in each country, the provinces and states interpret and regulate based on those guidelines in different ways. The