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February 14, 2013 News Digital radiographyElectronic Health Records

Bundle of Joy

by lorne

In recent OHJ posts, we evaluated the different systems of digital radiography available to the modern dental practice. We have looked at the differences between the sensors and phosphor plate systems, focusing on the raw data and suitability of both

September 28, 2012 News Cone beam computed tomographyDigital radiographyNew productsNew Technologies

The Three Technologies You May Not Know About…But Should!

by lorne

The modern dental practice continues to evolve at a very rapid pace. Many systems that were paper and film based for close to a century are being replaced by digital counterparts. There are now computers in almost every office, and

August 28, 2012 News Digital radiographyNew TechnologiesRadiology

Phosphor Plate Systems

by lorne

There is no doubt that sensors are still the most dominant type of digital radiography system on the market in terms of units sold. However, over the past few years, another form of digital radiography, phosphor plates, has become increasingly

August 9, 2012 News Digital radiographyElectronic Health Records

Digital Sensors

by lorne

Over the past few columns of  this blog, we have examined many of the factors that go into upgrading the practice towards a chartless system. While many of these concepts are important in the planning stages, it is apparent that

June 7, 2012 News Digital radiography

Purchasing a Digital X-Ray System

by lorne

Three Things You Need to Know Before Purchasing a Digital X-Ray System While many practices have made the leap to digital x-rays over the past decade, over 50% are still not using digital systems. With Government regulations looming, and many

March 21, 2012 News ClinicalCone beam computed tomographyDigital radiographyRadiology

Dental students like case-based OMR course – ya think?

by ken

From DrBicuspid March 20, 2012 — A case-based, team-based oral and maxillofacial radiology (OMR) learning model at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is yielding positive results, according to a study in the Journal of Dental Education. In the study, researchers from the School

March 21, 2012 News ClinicalDigital radiographyEndodontics

Clog – Riddle me this DDS….

by ken

A very esthetic conscious 53 year old woman was referred to me as a new patient.  Previous RCT’s were done by another practitioner.  The CBCT scan shows external resorption at the mesiocervical area of the mesial root of #3.7. The patient

March 19, 2012 News ClinicalDigital radiography

Phosphor plate scanner uses RFID to simplify workflow

by ken

By Kathy Kincaide – Dr. Bicuspid – March 19, 2012 — Carestream Dental is working to ease the transition to digital imaging with a computed radiography (CR) system designed to bridge the gap between conventional and digital x-ray imaging. The CS 7600, which made its

November 13, 2011 News Cloud computingDental TeamDigital radiographyElearningElectronic Health RecordsEncryption

Dentists ready for eHealth surgery

by ken

Please read this very carefully – I’ve been encouraging the folks on the committee to mandate encryption of records and communication in Ontario to step out from behind the curtain with no real luck.  Again, read VERY carefully and note

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There is a god; we made the New York Times Sunday Review

by ken

IT’S become commonplace to criticize the “Occupy” movement for failing to offer an alternative vision. But the thousands of activists in the streets of New York and London aren’t the only ones lacking perspective: economists, to whom we might expect

September 30, 2011 News Digital radiography

Do barrier envelopes keep PSP plates safe?

by ken

By Kathy Kincaide Editor in Chief Dr. Bicuspid September 30, 2011 — The advent of digital intraoral radiography has created new infection-control challenges for dental offices that previously were not an issue with film-based imaging. Because photostimulable phosphor (PSP) and solid-state

August 12, 2011 News Digital radiography

Sota to launch new x-ray sensors, software

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid – August 12, 2011  August 12, 2011 — Sota Imaging is gearing up to launch its newest dental imaging products: Clio digital x-ray sensors and Cliosoft dental imaging software. The Clio imaging system is one of the first truly tablet-friendly

June 4, 2011 News Computer softwareCone beam computed tomographyCosmetic DentistryData storageDentoMaxilloFacialRadiologyDigital radiographyElearningEvidence based dentistryInnovations in dentistryNew TechnologiesTradeshowsTrends in Dental EducationTrends in Dentistry

Live dental events help grow 3-D education

by ken

From Dental IQ – June 3, 2011 HATFIELD, Pennsylvania–The 3D Imaging Institute, sponsored by Imaging Sciences International, has announced the latest addition to its curriculum of 3-D dentistry events: the Live 3D Dentistry Forum. Image via Wikipedia To read more

May 4, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyCranio facial painDigital radiographyEvidence based dentistryGeriodonticsPathology

The Hidden Cause of Sinusitis in Seniors

by ken

From Worldental.org Dental Health Magazine Chronic sinusitis is a condition currently affecting approximately 13% of the Americans. On a yearly basis, there are $6 billion spent and 13 million visits made to the doctor because of this complaint. Some patients get

April 10, 2011 News Digital radiography

SOREDEX is introducing new features to the DIGORA® Optime dental imaging plate system

by ken

Not very well known in Canada from what I can determine, this is truly one of the most superb phosphor plate digital systems I’ve seen. My experience with it has been on numerous international discussion forums. The quality of the

April 7, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyDigital radiographyRadiology

Dr. Oz Discusses Dental X-Rays And Thyroid Cancer

by ken

2011-12-12 14:20:26

April 5, 2011 News Digital radiography

What’s your diagnosis doc?

by ken

In the immortal words of Bugs Bunny, “Eh, what’s up doc?”What do YOU think you’re looking at??  Post your thoughts in the comments section below.

March 8, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyDigital radiographyEndodonticsTrends in Dental Education

Sinusitis of Dental Origin

by ken

From: Maarten Meire <maartenmeire@gmail.com>Reply-To: ROOTS <roots@ls.rxdentistry.com>Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 20:34:08 +0100To: ROOTS <roots@ls.rxdentistry.com>Subject: [roots] Sinusitis of dental origin Hello Rooters,   Haven’t posted for a while, for the same reasons as Bojidar explained. Now things start to settle (and

March 8, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyDigital radiographyEndodonticsTrends in Dental Education

Retreatment case – looking for other disciplines and/or Dr. Goodbar

by ken

The intention of this blog continues to be the blending of graphics, video and hopefully, soon to be forthcoming – ANIMATION…..as suggested, I’m somewhat access limited to other disciplines – however, there are scads of Canadian dentist who deserve to

February 20, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyDigital radiographyEndodonticsGeneral NewsTradeshows

Certify me, certify you blues – And one I sneaked in cuz the server got wonky – called Case Reports wanted from Canadian dentists

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid PreXion offers lower radiation CBCT system By DrBicuspid Staff February 18, 2011 — PreXion plans to showcase its new 3D cone-beam CT (CBCT) system, the PreXion3D Elite with CLEARimage scanning technology, at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting next week. The