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September 18, 2010 News Periodontology

LANAP

by ken

This is not what you call what you do in Los Angeles when you get tired, nor is it a misspelled APP for setting up a Local Area Network…..LANAP is an acronym that stands for Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure. 

September 18, 2010 News Trends in Dental Education

Learn Free or Die – motto of the Internet

by ken

This is a variation on the theme of the state motto of New Hampshire. This entry will routinely be adjusted as more and more “free” webinar links are identified.  The first is from Den Trek which interestingly enough is owned

September 16, 2010 News General NewsTrends in Dental Education

Doors Open to Foreign Dentists

by catherine

Image via Wikipedia Ottawa says there is a shortage of dentists in rural Canada so it has chipped in $800,000 to get foreign-trained dentists here ASAP, according to a story by Tom Godfrey in the Toronto Sun. “The Canadian Dental

September 14, 2010 News Practice management

Ladders, Layers and Leadership – Part Two

by ken

Lisa Philp, RDH, CMC is the President of Transitions Group North America, a  full service coaching company for dentistry. She graduated from East Tennessee State University as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 1987. Her career began with clinical hygiene in

September 13, 2010 News Practice management

Ladders, Layers and Leadership – Part One

by ken

With all the technologic advances and sophistication coming to the fore in the dental armamentarium, the advancement and sophistication necessary to ensure their delivery to a consumer base faced with a schizophrenic economy is lacking.   Thanks to the invaluable

September 11, 2010 News Stem cell research

Who knew?

by ken

ScienceDaily (Sep. 10, 2010) — For most people, wisdom teeth are not much more than an annoyance that eventually needs to be removed. However, a new study appearing in the Sept. 17Journal of Biological Chemistry shows that wisdom teeth contain a valuable

September 9, 2010 News General News

Dental Surgery At The Click Of A Mouse, New E-learning Platform For Students Of Dentistry At Mainz University Medical Center

by ken

From Medical News Today: The new e-learning platform ILKUM (an acronym for “Interaktiver Lernzielkatalog der Universitätsmedizin Mainz” or interactive catalogue of learning objectives of Mainz University Medical Center) is a sign of things to come: Students of dentistry in 2010

September 9, 2010 News Cosmetic Dentistry

Get Into the Gap

by catherine

2011-12-12 06:27:45

September 4, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

Where or rather who is Waldo?

by ken

What’s your diagnosis doctor; what’s your treatment plan? Related articles by Zemanta Facebook Places knows where Waldo is! (scottpaterson.org)

August 31, 2010 News Keeping you guessing

Wrap-Up from CEREC 25th

by melissa

Saturday was the final day of the CEREC 25th Anniversary event and it was as packed with great speakers as the first two days! Again the problem was to choose just whom to see. The morning started off with a

August 31, 2010 News Practice management

Don’t Be a Dental Twit: Tweet Correctly

by ken

From the TIPS BLOG by TNT Dental. Do you have a Twitter account? Do you use it? Correctly? Not that you’ll be abducted by birds if you don’t use Twitter to its full advantage (imagine thousands of blue cartoon birds

August 30, 2010 News Keeping you guessing

More from CEREC 25

by melissa

Another couple of busy days filled with great speakers and lots of fun! One of the hardest parts of Friday morning was choosing which of the 15 speakers to go and hear! So I tried to catch a little bit

August 30, 2010 News Practice management

Embezzlement protection tips from Dr. Gordon Christensen

by ken

By Dr. Gordon Christensen Source:DentistryIQEmbezzlement and fraud are rampant in dental practices. Here are two of the most common methods of dishonesty: 1. Patients on the day sheet should be the same as those on the appointment schedule. It is

August 27, 2010 News Keeping you guessing

A Little More Conversation, A Little More Action

by catherine

I’m posting this for our roving reporter, better known as Oral Health’s senior publisher, Melissa Summerfield: The first day of CEREC 25 has come to an end and it was quite a full one! It started with an opening address

August 25, 2010 News Keeping you guessing

Celebrating CEREC’s 25th Anniversary

by melissa

2011-12-12 06:27:23

August 24, 2010 News Dental HygieneGeneral News

Miners’ First Request…

by catherine

The 33 miners trapped 2,258 feet below ground in Chile made an unusual first request when initially contacted by rescuers, according to a report by the Associated Press: send toothbrushes. Government officials have said the miners may not emerge until

August 24, 2010 News Dental HygieneGeneral NewsSocial networking

Survey says your patients may be telling tales

by catherine

2011-12-12 06:27:18

August 21, 2010 News Decay assessment and prevention

Here comes the sun, doo doo doo doo…it’s allright

by ken

Why you’d want to forgo a teeth-brushing session with some delightful Indian curry, caramel or darjeeling tea-flavored toothpaste I’d never know. Still, at least this solar-powered toothbrush would save you money over extended use. 120 teenagers will be putting the Soladey-J3X toothbrush

August 14, 2010 News General News

“Take the chute” – makes for one heckuva staff meeting

by ken

by Peggy Noonan Why has the JetBlue flight attendant story captured everyone’s imagination? Because the whole country wants to take the emergency chute.  You know the story: A steward named Steven Slater, after a difficult flight, apparently got fed up,

August 14, 2010 News General News

Tylen – not at – ol

by ken

Image by Getty Images via @daylife (Health.com) — Teenagers who take acetaminophen — the active ingredient in Tylenol and many other over-the-counter remedies — may be at increased risk of asthma and some allergic conditions, according to a new study of