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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

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

July 6, 2012 News Cloud computingData storageElectronic Health RecordsEncryptionNew Technologies

Up in the Cloud

by lorne

As anyone who has to use technology daily knows (and that applies to everyone reading this article!), technology is a quickly moving target. Technologies that seemed so fresh and new just a few short years ago now seem passé and

May 4, 2012 News Computer softwareEncryptionNew TechnologiesPractice managementTechnology

Backup Doesn’t Get you Back Up

by lorne

One of the biggest mistakes that I see dentists making is how they backup their data. Pretty much all backup systems work: external drives, tape, CD/DVD, online…almost all will likely give you a proper backup of your data. However, that’s

April 4, 2012 News ClinicalEndodonticsEvidence based dentistryInnovations in dentistryNew productsNew TechnologiesTechnologyYouTube

How many drills does it take to create an osteotomy, burs to prep a veneer, an inlay-onlay, a crown?

by ken

How many files does it take to sculpt a root canal space if: (Illogical logic of dangerous dichotomies – PART DEUX) A root canal space is an arborizational, anastomotic, labyrinthine complexity, morphologically comparable to the pathways of a maze. http://endodontiafobusp.wordpress.com/2012/04/04/apical-delta/apical-delta1/

April 3, 2012 News ClinicalContinuing EducationEminence based dentistryEndodonticsEvidence based dentistryNew TechnologiesPathologyResearch

Illogical Logic of Dangerous Dichotomies

by ken

http://www.slideshare.net/kendo160/wave-one-jan2012 http://www.slideshare.net/kendo160/dentinal-tubule-infection-as-the-cause-of-recurrent-disease-and-late-endodontic-treatment-failure-a-case-report-12270277 If you read both these articles, you have to be left with a sense of the “dangerous dichotomies” in their relative perspective. If one were to consider all possibilities suggested “in a step by step linear manner” and then

March 30, 2012 News ClinicalLaser DentistryNew TechnologiesTrends in Dental Education

Millennium Dental Technologies Signs Renewal Agreement With Seattle Study Club to Continue Strong Collaboration

by ken

From Marketwire – CERRITOS, CA, Mar 29, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Millennium Dental Technologies and the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry (IALD) announce the renewal of their partnership with the Seattle Study Club (SSC) after an extremely productive three

March 27, 2012 News ClinicalContinuing EducationEminence based dentistryEndodonticsEvidence based dentistryManagementMarketing strategiesNew productsNew Technologies

Crippled Epistomology

by ken

Op-ed piece from an online discussion forum……..worth a read….everything is grist for the mill……….there is method and madness in the concept of a dental knowledge network in Canada. There is no question that anonymity will lead to some incendiary commentary,

February 25, 2012 News New Technologies

Novel Bioactive Peptides Promote Wound Healing in Vivo

by ken

ScienceDaily (Feb. 24, 2012) — Researchers have combined bioactive peptides to successfully stimulate wound healing. The in vitro and in vivostudy, published February 24 in PLoS ONE, demonstrates that the combination of two peptides stimulates the growth of blood vessels and promotes re-growth of tissue.

February 24, 2012 News New productsNew Technologies

Arrrrh matey, what yee bee needin’ is a PerioPatch!

by ken

Fair Lawn, NJ (February 14, 2012) – MIS Implants Technologies, a leading manufacturer of dental implantsand superstructures, recently created an animated video that clearly displaysthe mechanism of action for its oral wound management product, PerioPatch®,the first product from its newly-established  brand

February 22, 2012 News New TechnologiesRadiologyTechnology

Dental CR Reader Featuring Tablet Support

by ken

by JAN SINNIGE on Feb 21, 2012 • 12:43 pm MedGadget 3DISC Imaging inc., Dulles, VA, a manufacturer of digital imaging products, has developed a compact imaging device that provides reading of reusable dental imaging plates. The FireCR Dental Reader features a tablet computer to

February 19, 2012 News ImplantologyNew Technologies

Hiossen Osstem Cas-Kit Crestal Approuch sinus lifting kit

by ken


February 19, 2012 News ImplantologyNew Technologies

Nanoo, nanoo

by ken

A Bioactive Nanolayer for Orthopedic and Dental Implants from NanoWerk Feb 18th, 2012 (Nanowerk News) AddBIO AB, a subsidiary of Accelerator Nordic AB, has developed Zolidd®, a proprietary bioactive nanolayer for orthopedic and dental implants that releases bisphosphonate, a bone

February 18, 2012 News Laser DentistryNew TechnologiesPeriodontologyTrends in Dentistry

Chairside Photodisinfection

by ken

By Dr. George Freedman founder and past president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a co-founder of the Canadian Academy for Esthetic Dentistry and a Diplomate of the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry.  His most recent textbook, “Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry

February 17, 2012 News ImplantologyNew Technologies

Moules and frites – who knew?

by ken

Mussels serve as model for innovative dental implant coating – from Dental Tribune International GIEßEN, Germany: Researchers from the Institute of Organic Chemistry at the Justus Liebig University Gießen have developed a synthetic compound that imitates the adhesive ability of

February 8, 2012 News New TechnologiesTrends in Dental EducationWebsitesYouTube

Methylene Blue, Operating Microscope & Fracture.mov

by ken

Grab a large brandy snifter – fill it with COKE ZERO, put out a platter of non-pasteurized Quebec cheese, slice up a baguette, put the dimmer on low, and find something by Michael Bolton……..rim shot….and enjoy…but then write Melissa a

January 28, 2012 News APPsNew gradsNew productsNew TechnologiesSocial mediaSocial networkingTeam motivationTechnologyTradeshowsTreatment planningTrends in Dental EducationTrends in DentistryWebinarsWebsitesYouTube

Apple iPad: Happy 2nd Birthday

by ken

Apple changed the way we think about computing and digital devices–again–when it introduced the iPad tablet in early 2010. Take a look back and a peek ahead.  Take a walk through it’s two year history – read article. From the iPHONE,