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May 18, 2010 News Trends in Dental Education

Trends in Dental Education

by ken

The American Dental Education Association provides a fascinating overview of slideshow links assessing the trends and changes expected to occur in dental education over the coming years.  http://www.adea.org/publications/TrendsinDentalEducation/SlideshowsandArticleLinks/Pages/default.aspx We are all responsible to our profession to sustain it’s future..a worthwhile

May 18, 2010 News Social networking

Y Dentists Should Hook Up w/ Social Media

by ken

Social networking may not be your thing, and that’s okay. It can be difficult to keep up with daily, or even weekly, blogs and posts on Twitter, Facebook, and the many other networking sites out there in cyberspace. Even if

May 18, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

cbCT should be pervasive – not in Ontario? – pity!!!!!

by ken

CBCT/3D Webinar Series Focused-Field CBCT/3D in Daily Endodontic Applications Dr. Emanuele Ambu June 24, 2010 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CET The introduction of CBCT/3D technology has been of great interest for endodontists because it makes it possible to study and

May 18, 2010 News Evidence based dentistry

ADA and evidence based dentistry

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Dental research doesn’t do any good if it doesn’t reach the clinician. That’s why the ADA created the Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry (EBD) to connect the latest research findings with the daily practice of dentistry. The EBD Web site provides

May 17, 2010 News General News

Oxford Pain Group League table of analgesic efficacy

by ken

Evidence Based Dentistry – taken from Bandolier – “evidence based thinking about health care“. The month, the site was devoted the available evidence for OTC oral analgesics using typical single dose acute pain studies. What is clear is that there

May 17, 2010 News General News

It’s a McDonald’s coffee is “too hot world”

by ken

Think twice and read thrice ‘afore posting comments…. “Suit” Asks for Names of Online Commenters by Joseph Plambeck Mark Saltz/The Advocate Steve Theriot, interim president of Jefferson Parish, La., is suing bloggers, claiming malicious and defamatory statements. When should a

May 17, 2010 News Implantology

Who or what is in the driver’s seat?

by ken

Image by enno via Flickr It is no surprise that the market for implant dentistry continues to grow impressively as the result of advances in science and technology and from the purchasing power of the most affluent older generation in

May 17, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

Cone Beam Cases – you learn cbCT “ONLINE!”

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US site: http://www.kodakdental.com/en/digital-imaging/extraoral-3d-imaging/9000/clinical-cases.aspx Canada site: http://ca.kodakdental.com/en/digital-imaging/extraoral-3d-imaging/9000/clinical-cases.aspx The proliferation of small FOV cone beam tomography for endodontics and periodontics should by all rights be in place all across Canada at this moment………only Ontario is lagging and dragging it’s feet…… The way

May 17, 2010 News Practice management

That was then; this is now

by ken

Image via Wikipedia The global economy has changed, and the dental world is forced to change. too. Once thought by most to be recession-proof, dental practices are being impacted by the economic downturn in many ways. Today’s economic conditions are

May 16, 2010 News Practice management

Stairway to motivational heaven

by ken

Image via Wikipedia No matter how expansive the dental service mix, there is a repetitive and procedural nature to the services performed daily in a dental office. As such, there is an almost endless need for motivation and empowerment. Say

May 16, 2010 News General News

Eco Dentists – Stewards of Good Health and a Healthy Planet

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Image via Wikipedia http://www.ecodentistry.org Our mission is to provide the dental industry with the tools needed to integrate green practices efficiently and effectively, and to support the public in taking personal responsibility for their dental health care choices. Our vision

May 15, 2010 News CAD/CAM

3M ESPE – Lava™ Precision Solutions

by ken

The Lava™ Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S. has captured the imaginations of industry leaders and analysts in every area of dentistry. Computer-assisted design, computer-assisted machining (CAD/CAM) systems fall into two general categories. One is a laboratory-based system. This type of system

May 15, 2010 News CAD/CAM

Soup to nuts, CAD/CAM style

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Image via Wikipedia At the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, Straumann introduced an array of integrated computer-based technologies that have been designed to increase confidence,safety, precision and reliability in implant and restorative dentistry. Under the new umbrella brand of Straumann

May 15, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

What’s the holdup on cbCT access in Ontario?

by ken

The incorporation of the third dimension into practical dental and craniofacial imaging is now a reality. The value of small FOV cbCT in endodontics and periodontics specifically is an unimaginable iteration of the standard of care in diagnosis. The Ministry

May 14, 2010 News Practice management

Reignite Your Practice Income Growth

by ken

Chico, CA: April 26, 2010 – Lares Research has launched a nationwide series of “Reignite Your Practice Income Growth” seminars. The seminars show general dentists how they can dramatically increas practice income by treating all their own endo and perio

May 12, 2010 News Social networking

Social Networking – the future of Dental Practice

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Social Networking for Dentists – Made Easy!! By Dan Marut, DMD By now you’ve probably heard of Facebook and/or MySpace. If you are really techno savvy you may have written a blog and heard of Twitter. You may even have

May 11, 2010 News Implantology

Women in Implant Dentistry

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From Implant Dentistry – April 2010 – 19(2) – p 91by Misch-Dietsch, Francine DDS, MDS We contributed, and we continue to contribute, to the world of science; and that is for the betterment of the world. “We” are women. This

April 26, 2010 News Dental TraumaPeriodontology

Dental Trauma Guide Now Online

by ken

Dr. Jens Ove Andreasen and the International Association of Dental Traumatology take great pleasure in announcing that after intensive testing and development the Dental Trauma Guide is now online: http://www.dentaltraumaguide.org/.   Together with his staff of coworkers at the University