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June 24, 2022 Feature Dental HygieneDental TechnologyDentistryRadiology

Reducing Noise in Dentistry: The Role of AI in Improving Radiographic Interpretation

by Michelle Budd, D.D.S, Patient Safety Consultant, dentalcorp; Julian Perez, J.D., Chief Legal Officer, dentalcorp

A patient emails 20 different dentists her recently taken full mouth series of x-rays, stating, “My previous dentist took these just before I moved to town. The move was sudden (work-related), so my dentist never had a chance to tell

June 24, 2022 Feature Dental HygieneRadiology

Stay Sharp: Technical Guidelines and Workplace Strategies for the Clinical Dental Hygienist. (Part 2)

by Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc., BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

Q: Some of my patients resist getting recommended radiographs. What can I do to encourage them to consent? A: If you read my article, “Are you Taking Adequate Radiographs?” (November 2021 issue), you know that most practices aren’t taking the

November 15, 2021 Feature Dental HygieneRadiology

Are You Taking Adequate Radiographs?

by Gabriele Maycher, CEO, GEM Dental Experts Inc. BSc, PID, dip DH, RDH

It’s important to keep radiation exposure as low as possible while still gathering the needed radiographic evidence. So how low is too low? The first thing that typically comes to mind when discussing imaging and the risk of exposure to

October 28, 2021 News New TechnologiesNewsRadiology

Pearl’s Second Opinion® Introduces Groundbreaking AI-Assisted Radiology to Canadian Dentistry

by Pearl

Canada has joined a growing list of countries where Pearl’s flagship dental AI solution has been licensed for distribution. Pearl, the leader in AI solutions for efficiency, accuracy, and consistency in dental care, announced today that it has received a

Penetrating Injury
June 5, 2017 Feature Clinical case reportOral SurgeryRadiology

Radiofrequency Ablation for Management of Mental Nerve Neuropathy

by Dr. Foad Elahi and Dr. Robert Green

Often referred to as “numb chin syndrome”, mental nerve neuropathy is a sensory neuropathy characterized by an altered sensory perception along the distribution of the mental nerve. Patients may present with anesthesia, paresthesia, dysesthesia, neuropathic pain or a combination of

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

May 10, 2012 News Computer softwareElectronic Health RecordsRadiologyTechnology

Don’t Put the Cart Before the Horse

by lorne

Close to 50% of all dentists in North America are using digital x-rays, either hard sensors or phosphor plate systems. While we tend to spend a lot of time agonizing over the choice of which systems to get, many dentists fail to

April 12, 2012 News ClinicalRadiology

I love LA – Calif. radiation law to take effect July 1st, 2012

by ken

April 3, 2012 — Imaging advocates are beginning their final push for changes in the new California radiation protection law, hoping to have everything settled before the law takes effect in July.  The language fixes, compiled in California Assembly bill AB 510,

April 10, 2012 News ClinicalGovernanceRadiologyTransparency

Uh oh!! First single file endo, now Arianna – the insanity does not stop!!

by ken

Dental X-rays may help dentists collect essential information about oral health, but a new study is raising questions about their safety. The new research links regular dental imaging to one of the most common types of brain tumors and suggests adults

March 23, 2012 News ClinicalCosmetic DentistryImplantologyPediatric dentistryPeriodontologyPhotographyRadiologyRestorative

You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you just might find, you get what you need.

by ken

There is no magic to the needs of this blog. We have abundant talent across this country. The concept of sharing and caring provides a baseline for standard of clinical expertise and all that is needed is a series of

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

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

January 28, 2012 News Radiology

Carestream Health’s Shipments of Innovative Wireless DRX Detector Reach New High

by ken

From Marty Jablow – Affordable Digital X-ray Systems Provide Immediate Images in Diverse Patient Care Settings ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 24 — High-quality, affordable digital X-ray images in about four seconds— with wireless communication that allows clinicians to immediately view images

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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

June 21, 2011 News RadiologySocial networking

Is it normal to feel an X-ray? Should you wear an aluminum hat?

by ken

I post this for two reasons….the question is posed by someone from Ontario – did the certification folks at U of T put her up to this? and two, the doctor to whom the question is being posed can be

May 13, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyRadiology

And the hits keep on coming…..Carestream Dental debuts CS 9300-1

by ken

Dentistry IQ – May 12, 2011 ATLANTA, Georgia–Carestream Dental, the exclusive manufacturer of KODAK Dental Systems, has introduced the dual-modality CS 9300-1 at the California Dental Association meeting being held through May 14, 2011, at the Anaheim Convention Center in

May 8, 2011 News Radiology

That’s ORAD not NORAD

by ken

Noodlin’ on the Net – picked up this most interesting site. Worth your time to Nvestigate… http://www.orad.org Image via Wikipedia Oral Radiology from UCLA – LA – oral radiology on the NET – hmmmm, website, diagnosis, not in camera, keywords,

May 4, 2011 News Radiology

There’s silver in them thar packets…

by ken

By Kathy Kincade – Dr. Bicuspid – May 4, 2011 Despite significant increases in the price of x-ray film — due primarily to the rising cost of oil and precious metals in recent years — conventional x-rays are not likely

April 10, 2011 News Radiology

Tru-Align reduces x-ray dose by 60% – Dale Miles

by ken

Tru-Align uses rectangular collimation to reduce radiation from dental x-rays, improve dental radiograph clarity and reduce digital x-ray retakes. By following the ALARA principle, Tru-Align protects patients and professionals. Intriguing new product. Related articles The Truth About Dental X-Rays (excursives.com)

April 7, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyDigital radiographyRadiology

Dr. Oz Discusses Dental X-Rays And Thyroid Cancer

by ken

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