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April 12, 2021 Feature Cosmetic DentistryInnovations in dentistryNew TechnologiesOral Health

Logged On For Online Learning: COVID-19 Supercharged Industry Adoption of Digital Education, But is the Trend Here to Stay?

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

Being asked to quarantine throughout much of 2020 reshaped much of our common life together, including how we as clinicians pursue continuing education. As we all continue the transition out of “crisis mode” toward the “new normal,” I wanted to

Taking the Technology Step
April 5, 2021 News BlogsDental TechnologyNew TechnologiesPractice management

Taking the Technology Step

by Shawn Peers, DentalPeers

It was right around this time in 2018, I presented before a group of dentists and office managers in Ottawa. Most of them were 45 years of age and older. The topic: technology that many experts predicted would become commonplace

January 11, 2021 Feature Dental TechnologyNew TechnologiesOral HealthPediatric dentistry

Plugged in for Success: Electric Handpieces are the Future. Here’s Why.

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

I know that quite a number of dentists remain committed to air-driven handpieces. It was what you used in school. You have established clinical workflows in place with equipment you trust. What I also know is that no matter how

December 14, 2020 Feature Dental TechnologyNew TechnologiesOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Gamechangers For 2020, a Different Perspective

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

After 2020 threw so many elements of life and work into chaos, how can your practice focus on the fundamentals for success in 2021? Year-in-review articles are staple in the public and professional media. Columnists offer their takes on lessons

February 4, 2020 Feature Dental TechnologyInnovations in dentistryNew TechnologiesOral Health

Technology Augmented by AI to Truly Grow Your Practice…Simply

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

Simplifeye changes the chat game with an AI Speech Engine I begin with a personal thank you to Jillian Cecchini and Melissa Summerfield to give me an opportunity to talk to you each month.Advertisement I have always been passionate about

January 10, 2020 News New TechnologiesNewsOral Surgery

The First Surgical Robot Designed for Dental Implant Surgery, Yomi®, Surpasses 1000 Implants

by Street Insider

Since 2000 more than 4 million robotic-assisted surgeries have taken place across multiple medical specialties including Cardiovascular, Neurology, and Orthopedics. Until the launch of Yomi, the first and only FDA cleared robot-assisted dental surgery system, dentistry has not been able to benefit

January 8, 2020 News BlogsNew Technologies

How Technology Shapes Dentistry’s Future

by Bryan Wood

People have always avoided going to the dentist. There are a number of reasons for this trepidation. Some people have had an unpleasant, even painful experience. Others simply don’t like the idea of having strangers probing and prodding in their

patient experience
November 19, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneDental TechnologyHygienistsNew Technologies

Leveraging New Technologies To Enhance Patient Experience And Increase Patient Retention

by Julie Gaffney RDH, BSc

The dental patients we once knew are a thing of the past – much like your old flip phone. Today’s patients are tech savvy, well educated and likely to have researched all of their symptoms and dental treatments prior to

July 4, 2019 Video Dental TechnologyDental VideoInnovations in dentistryNew productsNew Technologies

DDD Roundtable: Purchasing New Equipment

by Oral Health

Part 4 of our Data Driven Dentistry roundtable has our panel discussing the equipment they’ve purchased recently and how they decide what technology to invest in. *Between February and March 2018, RKI, a third party independent research house, conducted a

July 2, 2019 Feature DentalDental TechnologyMaterials & TechnologyNew TechnologiesOral HealthProduct Report

3D Technology In The Dental Practice

by W. Joerd van der Meer, DDS, PhD; Yijin Ren DDS, PhD

Introduction The last few years a plethora of 3D technology seems to have inundated the dental market(Fig. 1). Whereas the initial efforts to 3D scan the dentition of a patient or to convert dental impressions or study casts to 3D

February 29, 2016 News Computer softwareMarketing strategiesNew TechnologiesSocial mediaWebsites

Tips for Buying a Software Solution for your Dental Office

by Kahaliah Richards

If you are planning to buy a software package to increase automation and improve the efficiency of operations at your dental office, consider the following tips: Choose a Web Based Package You will usually have the option to purchase a

February 7, 2014 News Cosmetic DentistryMedical newsNew productsNew Technologies

Toronto’s The Art of Dentistry Launches New Dental Website

by Kahaliah Richards

Toronto-based dentist Sol Weiss has launched a brand new website for his practice, The Art of Dentistry. Sol Weiss and the entire team of The Art of Dentistry is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the

January 20, 2014 News New TechnologiesTechnology

BlueLight Analytics Inc. recruited to present its technology to leaders in US Military dental practice

by Kahaliah Richards

Canadian technology company, BlueLight Analytics Inc., will showcase its proprietary products in a continuing medical education (CME) conference with the leaders in US Military dental practice. The invitation to present at the meeting is a further indication of the momentum

October 31, 2013 News New TechnologiesWebsites

Your Website: An Undervalued Tool?

by lorne

In a down economy, it’s common for dentists to cut back on their marketing efforts due to fears about how the recession will affect their practice. In my opinion, this is a big mistake, and just the opposite is needed.

April 30, 2013 News General DentistryKeeping you guessingNew TechnologiesSocial mediaSocial Networking

Getting in front of your community

by Kahaliah Richards

Many dentists I speak with are eager to reach out to their community about new services and about their own specialness. This can be complicated and expensive because your community now learns differently. One illustration of how your community learns

March 14, 2013 News New TechnologiesPractice management

The Fine Print

by lorne

There is no doubt that many dental offices have moved into the digital realm over the past few years. Systems that were primarily paper-based, such as insurance processing, scheduling, and charting are now being accomplished within the digital patient record.

February 28, 2013 News Dental equipmentInnovations in dentistryNew productsNew TechnologiesPractice management

Tablets in the Dental Office

by lorne

In previous posts, I examined the advantages of having computers in the treatment rooms. While there are certainly many reasons for placing computers in a clinical setting, for many offices, space limitations have prevented some doctors from making this decision.

February 5, 2013 News Data storageElectronic Health RecordsEncryptionNew Technologies

I Got Your “Back”

by lorne

For offices that are using practice management software and digital imaging, the need to have a proper backup protocol in place is absolutely critical. Few offices would be able to easily recover from the loss of their most important data,

February 5, 2013 News General NewsKeeping you guessingMedical newsNew TechnologiesSocial mediaSocial networkingTrends in Dentistry

Social media’s future in dentistry

by Kahaliah Richards

“Increasingly, I think the progressive physicians are more focused on the customer experience and how they can differentiate themselves from other physicians, not just from a clinical perspective but from the overall engagement perspective.” That statement sums up an in-depth

December 7, 2012 News Dental industryMarketing strategiesNew Technologies

New Rules of Marketing, Part 2

by lorne

So, you’re the owner of a dental practice and you are trying to figure out the best steps to get on to Facebook to drive new patients. It can be a daunting task and with little extra time in the