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June 25, 2010 News Women in dentistry

Is there a need? Indeed!!!

by catherine

The Second Women’s Weekend Dental Conference was, by all accounts, and yes, I was there to experience it first-hand, a roaring success. Held in June at the White Oaks Conference Resort & Spa in Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, attendees were wined, dined

June 24, 2010 News General News

OMG – Microsoft got something right!!!!

by ken

If you aren’t yet familiar withMicrosoft’s HealthVault, you will probably be more than slightly impressed after watching the introduction video. Health Vault is a free, interactive website where patients can safely store family health records for quick access. But HealthVault

June 11, 2010 News Endodontics

Beyond endodontics: Roots Summit 2010

by ken

BARCELONA, Spain/LEIPZIG, Germany: What do Barcelona and endodontics have in common? For me, the answer was nothing, until last week’s Roots Summit. From now onwards, I will forever connect Gaudí, Paella and La Sagrada Família with root canals. It is

June 11, 2010 News Implantology

Trends in Implant Markets

by ken

The following information was researched and compiled by the Millennium Research Group in Toronto, ON, Canada [416-364-7776; www.mrg.net] Image via Wikipedia From their Executive Summary of the 2009 Implant Report: “The European dental implant market, comprising sales of dental implant

June 10, 2010 News Cosmetic Dentistry

Mix and Match; Catch as Catch Can

by ken

With the profundity of restorative materials expanding the marketplace; it’s long overdue to look at how they impact on one another and moreover on natural teeth.  The following is from Podium by Ivoclar Vivadent……… Since the introduction of IPS e.max,

June 10, 2010 News General News

Bogus ‘dentists’ prey on immigrants

by ken

In basements and backrooms across the province, with outdated and unsterilized tools, a cottage industry of illegal and sometimes dangerous dentistry is thriving among immigrant communities, a Toronto Star investigation has found. Offering cut-rate prices for inferior dental care, these

June 10, 2010 News General News

Lindsey Lohan Banned for Dental Sedatives Drugs

by ken

I figured that if there was a Lindsay Lohan dental story, it would give some serious street cred to this new blog………so here goes………..Even though Lindsay Lohan has been banned by a Judge from taking drugs, she underwent anesthesia recently

June 9, 2010 News General News

Mutant Gingival Bacteria Provide Clue to Alzheimer’s Tx

by ken

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June 8, 2010 News General News


by ken

According to new research presented at the 19th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the majority of U.S. dental schools have not adequately prepared their graduates to screen for sleep disorders, which affect more than 70

June 7, 2010 News Practice management

Don’t prioritize your schedule, schedule your priorities

by ken

A full schedule translates into revenues and production only if the patients come in. If a practice loses 1 to 2 appointments/day, either on the hygienist‘s schedule or on the dentist’s schedule, the lost production from this could be anywhere

June 6, 2010 News Orthodontics

Semper Fi?…oh…Simpli5 – next generation of invisible ortho

by ken

An increasing number of late adolescent and adult patients are seeking invisible orthodontic care to correct mild to moderate anterior malocclusions. Since 2000, Invisalign has been the treatment alternative for patients seeking invisible orthodontics for minor tooth correction. Recently, there

June 4, 2010 News Keeping you guessing

Nous sommes les enfants de la patrie………..

by ken

MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA: For the latest dental care products, there was plenty to learn, see and do at the 39th annual Journées dentaires internationales du Québec (JDIQ). The exhibit hall floor was teeming with dental professionals seeking new and innovative

June 2, 2010 News Dental Hygiene

Hygienists are “doin’ it for themselves!”

by ken

Chicago-June 2, 2010-For the third consecutive year the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) has set a new attendance record for the Center for Lifelong Learning at Annual Session (CLL/AS). With total attendance expected to exceed more than 2,000 participants, ADHA’s

June 2, 2010 News Dental Trauma

Share and care

by ken

It is NOT my intention to use this blog to proselytize. It IS my intention to use this blog to heighten awareness of how increasingly broad the dental educational landscape is becoming because there are no borders, no geographical or

June 1, 2010 News CAD/CAM

Validating trends – Consider the advocate……..

by ken

Cadent and The Pankey Institute Establish iTero Grant Program Image via CrunchBase CARLSTADT, N.J. – April. 16, 2010 – Cadent, the leading provider of 3-D digital and CAD/CAM solutions for orthodontics and dentistry, announced today the establishment of a grant

May 31, 2010 News Periodontology

Little-Known Mouth Fluid May Lead to Test for Gum Disease

by ken

ScienceDaily (May 28, 2010) — A little-known fluid produced in tiny amounts in the gums, those tough pink tissues that hold the teeth in place, has become a hot topic for scientists trying to develop an early, non-invasive test for

May 29, 2010 News General News

Take a walk on the blog side

by ken

The first news blog was Michael Kinsey’s SLATE – BLOGS now abound from the Huffington Post to Al Jazeera, from the Tea Party to the Party Hearty…..pick a topic, pick a need, there is a blog and they are exponentiating……….DENTISTRY

May 28, 2010 News Practice management

GPS dentistry: Discover your direction and destination

by ken

In the course of looking for information on “green” office design, I identified several interesting websites and an article from Dental Economics worth reposting…… Image via Wikipedia http://www.practicedesigngroup.com http://www.unthank.comhttp://www.burkhartdental.com Each provided an interesting feature – floor plans, design, et al…..but

May 27, 2010 News CAD/CAM

CAD/CAM – deep in the heart of Texas

by ken

DALLAS, USA: Dentistry will be presented bigger than ever on the world’s largest high-definition screen. That’s according to organizers of CADapalooza ’10, an event scheduled for 17-19 June at the new Cowboys Stadium in Texas. Dental professionals are invited to

May 26, 2010 News Practice management

Dental Websites – cgi has arrived

by ken

http://pinerundental.com – one of the more unique dental websites – this blogger – has seen – virtual tour with a virtual tour guide…..does this provide a more personalized web experience for the visitor – your comments are welcome. Image by