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Innovations in dentistry

May 14, 2011 News Chronic dental care for the elderlyDental HygieneEvidence based dentistryGeneral NewsGeriodonticsInnovations in dentistryPathologySystemic linksTrends in DentistryWebsitesWomen in dentistry

Oral-systemic health and your dental team

by ken

From RDH – by Karen Davis – karen@karendavis.net Front office administrators, dental assistants, dentists, and dental hygienists have one thing in common: Patients will approach any of them to ask about something they just read or heard on TV regarding

May 13, 2011 News CAD/CAMInnovations in dentistryNew TechnologiesTechnology

Sirona launches Cerec 4.0

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid – May 13, 2011 Sirona Dental Systems unveiled its newly revamped Cerec dental CAD/CAM system this week at the California Dental Association (CDA) spring meeting in Anaheim. “This is much more than an upgrade,” noted Roddy MacLeod, vice

May 13, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryTechnology

‘World’s tiniest camera’ may find use in dentistry

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid – May 11, 2011 Image sensor developer Awaiba has introduced what is being dubbed the smallest camera in the world, with potential applications in dental imaging and medical endoscopy, according to a story in PC World and other news reports. Read more How

May 10, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryTrends in Dentistry

Everything You Need To Know About Plasma Dentistry

by ken

Posted by Todd Welch on May 11, 2011 in New Dental Technology People who live in fear of the dentist’s drill could be in for a more comfortable future – as new plasma dental technology arrives. “Plasma jets” could one day be

May 8, 2011 News CAD/CAMDental LaboratoriesInnovations in dentistryNew Technologies

Objet to Showcase Exceptionally Detailed and Accurate Dental Models at LMT LAB DAY West

by ken

From PRNewswire – May 7, 2011 BILLERICA, Mass.  Objet Geometries Ltd., the innovation leader in 3D printing for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing, will demonstrate the benefits of adding 3D printing to the workflow, at LMT LAB DAY West. Exhibiting at Booth B6, B-7, Objet

May 7, 2011 News ImplantologyInnovations in dentistryStem cell research

New Directions – taking this one to sectionals with glee

by ken

from PRWeb.com There is a raft of new and innovative materials in the constellation of bone augmentation…. curasan AG Receives License for Ceracell® Dental in the USA curasan AG has received FDA certification for its new granular bone regeneration material

May 6, 2011 News Dental industryElearningElectronic Health RecordsInnovations in dentistryMarketing strategiesPractice managementSocial networkingTechnologyTrends in Dental EducationTrends in DentistryWebsites

Anticipatrending…..Wiki Word of the Week

by ken

From Digital Trends by Geoff Duncan – May 6, 2011 I sincerely expect that in the next year or so, dental industry and practice websites will be infused with APPS to drive business and market services…….one simply needs to follow

May 6, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryPathologyPeriodontology

The Future of Dentistry: What can we expect? Turn on the blender….this is a two-parter in one go…..

by ken

Psssssssssssssst – grab a beer, this is a long’un From PerioEducation.com- by Kimberly R. Miller, RDH, BSDH The future of Dentistry is Wellness! With the innovation of salivary diagnostics, chair side blood testing and antioxidant screenings, we can preemptively uncover

May 6, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryMarketing strategiesNew TechnologiesPractice managementTechnologyTrends in DentistryWomen in dentistry

YAPI – Patient Flow Management and Productivity Solution

by ken

By Larry Emmott – May 2, 2011 There is a new technology product I am very excited about that will be introduced at the Townie Meeting May 4-7 in Las Vegas. It is called YAPI. At first glance YAPI looks like

May 6, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryMarketing strategiesSocial networkingTrends in Dentistry

No Man’s Land

by ken

From AH HA Insights  Introduction:  Dentistry 2.0 For many Americans the Internet has become a credible source of health information.  Medical sites like WebMD, MayoClinic.com, Vitals.com, Healthgrades.com and others offer unprecedented access to health information to feed this growing consumer

May 5, 2011 News Innovations in dentistrySocial networkingTrends in Dental Education

ADA is going mobile with Annual Session APP for smartphones

by ken

This is what they call a “schadenfreude” posting…..APPL was $86.00 when I urged a certain sales force to look into the first iPHONE, but I digress…. Dental professionals can hold this year’s most versatile tool for Annual Session planning and

May 1, 2011 News General NewsInnovations in dentistry

Calling all vendors – line up for our new initiative – the Clinical eChronicle of Treatment Outcomes

by ken

Education and business are truly not that different. They work off similar models.  The original model for all things is the Ten Commandments – if you really look beyond the obvious, you’ll see the first five represent a relation with

April 30, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryTrends in Dentistry

3M Digital Oral Care Provides Leading Digital Impression Systems to University of Michigan School of Dentistry

by ken

April 27, 2011 3M Espe Press Release Technology for digital dentistry becomes part of the curriculum to prepare students for the future.   University of Michigan dental students will soon be working with some of the most advanced technology in the industry,

April 24, 2011 News ImplantologyInnovations in dentistryTrends in Dentistry

New Fiber-Reinforced Composite Material Offers Advancements In Oral Implants

by ken

Source – Allen Press Publishing Services New materials and new technologies offer opportunities to bring implant dentistry to more patients. Fiber-reinforced composite is a new material that promises advantages for use in oral and craniofacial applications as well as in

April 10, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryMarketing strategiesPractice management

Anticipate the inevitability of a trend…first run movies coming to a home theater near you…

by ken

I suggest you read this first……CLICK………..then ask yourself. In a world of upheaval, economic uncertainty, will your client base expect greater and greater innovation from you in regard to educating them on their needs………the old saw of making them want

April 6, 2011 News ImplantologyInnovations in dentistry

The McKenzie brothers are not the only truly famous Canadians

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid and the very lovely Kathy Kincade April 6, 2011 — A team of Canadian researchers is developing a diagnostic tool they say can enhance the early detection and monitoring of peri-implant inflammation and thereby reduce the number

April 1, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryPeriodontologyTrends in Dentistry

Keystone Dental Announces the Launch of DynaMatrix™ Plus, A Bioactive Material Designed for Soft Tissue Grafting Applications

by ken

BURLINGTON, Mass., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Keystone Dental,an oral healthcare company focused on enhancing every patient’s smile,is excited to announce the launch of DynaMatrix™ Plus, a soft tissue regeneration product specifically designed to serve as an alternative to patient’s own tissue for

March 29, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryTradeshows

Git yer red hotz!!

by ken

Click on link below – it will take you to a list of all the new products featured at the IDS 2011 in Cologne, Germany……….WUNDERBAR – Weit draußen http://neuheiten.koelnmesse.net/200/2011/us/products/index

March 28, 2011 News CAD/CAMGeneral NewsImplantologyInnovations in dentistryRestorative

3M ESPE and Straumann collaborate to develop a streamlined digital workflow for restorative dentistry

by ken

By Marty Jablow – Dental News and Technology Blog •    Companies plan to connect 3MTM ESPETM LavaTM Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S. to the Straumann® CARES® digital platform for restoration of Straumann implants.•    Companies plan to offer new 3M ESPE CAD/CAM

March 14, 2011 News Cosmetic DentistryInnovations in dentistryOrthodonticsTooth whitening

Out, out, damn spot!!!

by ken

Was advised by someone I respect immensely that this material is ideal for those little white spots post ortho debanding. Not promoting the product, but there is science to back the claims….was an interesting read….. MI Paste™ and MI Paste