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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

November 10, 2020 Feature Dental TechnologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Solutions for Stress-Induced Bruxism: You Can’t Treat Patient Anxiety, But New Technology Can Help You Treat Its Symptoms

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

Of all the ways that COVID-19 is rewriting our expectations for this year, new safety protocols tend to grab the most headlines. There is a story that doesn’t grab the “front page” as often, but is quietly making its way

Cellerant Best of Class
October 30, 2020 Feature Dental TechnologyOral Health Office

The 2020 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award Winners

by Dr. Lou Shuman, DMD CAGS and Noah Levine, Editorial Director Dental Products Report.

Being the best can mean a lot of things to different people, but in general it means standing apart from peers and competitors by simply doing what you do more efficiently, more effectively, and  more completely. When it comes to

October 22, 2020 Feature Dental StudentsDental TechnologyNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

Technology Beyond the Classroom

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS

As founder and CEO of Cellerant Consulting Group, dentistry’s leading incubator and accelerator, I am exposed to new technologies and brilliant entrepreneurs on a routine basis. As founder of the annual Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards – now in

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October 22, 2020 Feature Dental StudentsDental TechnologyOral Health

Must-Have Technology in a Dental Clinic: 2021 Edition

by Alex Zlatin

If there is anything that life has taught me, it is that there is a price to pay for everything that you do. The use of technology is no different. Tech advancement is usually created out of a need or

Clear Aligners
September 14, 2020 Feature Dental HygieneDental TechnologyOral HealthOrthodontics

Can Plant-Based Really be High-Tech?

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS and Thais Carter of Cellerant Consulting Group

In Combining Botanical Foam with the Latest in LED Innovation, PhotoDynamic is Poised to Revolutionize Home-Based Oral Hygiene for Ortho Patients Moving from research and development to an operationalized business is a milestone for any company but in the case

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August 31, 2020 News BlogsDental Technology

3 Ways Technology Can Help Alleviate Anxiety in Dental Patients

by Rahul Varshneya, Arkenea

Fear of visiting the dental office is a problem faced by people all over the world. In a recent worldwide survey of 18,000 people, close to 61% of respondents said that they suffer from dental anxiety and fear. More often

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July 24, 2020 Feature Dental TechnologyEditorialMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthProduct Report

Following the Money

by George Freedman, BSc, DDS, DiplABAD, FIADFE, FAACD

COVID-19 (the SARS-CoV-2 virus originating in Wuhan, China) has devastated the world. By July 2020, more than 11 million cases worldwide resulted in over 500,00 deaths. Untold misery, families shattered, businesses shuttered. Canadian dentists have faced practice- and career-threatening disruptions

July 24, 2020 Feature Dental TechnologyMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Robotically-Guided Dental Implant Placement: Extending Surgical Expertise

by Ryaz Ansari, DDS

Successful dental implant surgery and subsequent prosthetic restoration require careful consideration and precise execution, whether replacing a single tooth or rehabilitating a full arch. Successful implants can function reliably for many years, effectively replacing natural teeth. Poorly positioned implants, on

July 24, 2020 Feature Dental TechnologyMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Positioning Digital Impression Technology in Today’s Dental Practice

by Robert A. Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FICD, FADI, FACD, FIADFE, FASDA

Introduction: Masterful Final Impressions The excellence and marginal fit of definitive laboratory restorations can only be as good as the master dies and impressions from which they are created. The precision of the master impression cannot be compromised. Marginal detail

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July 24, 2020 Feature Dental TechnologyMarketing strategiesMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Maximize Your Online Presence, Minimize Your Stress

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

Experts offer advice to navigate the ever-changing “best practices” in marketing to potential patients. When evaluating the latest cone beam unit, caries detection device or milling machine – these innovations come down to whether they are the right choice for

ChairFill
June 8, 2020 Feature Dental TechnologyOral HealthOral Surgery

From Alexa to Ava: Meet the Virtual Assistant Who is Ready to Revolutionize Your Practice

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

For years, the conversation about technology was built around an emphasis on specific tools and functions. It was necessary justifying something new required specificity. That’s why, when I first became aware of the company MMG Fusion, the most efficient way

GreenMark Biomedical
May 11, 2020 Feature Dental TechnologyEndodonticsOral Health

Changing The Way We See Caries – Literally

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

GreenMark Biomedical uses non-invasive nanotechnology to rethink how dental professionals will diagnose and treat carious lesions Advertisement Typically the purview of science fiction writers and medical researchers, nanotechnology isn’t something dental professionals are asked to think about very often, let

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April 7, 2020 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDental TechnologyOral Health

Inspiration, Innovation and Successful Implementation: Four Steps to Ensure New Technology Lives Up to its Potential

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

Inspiration can get a bad wrap. Whether in school or conferences, inspiration can get the short shrift, coded as soft skill that is nice to have, but not a leadership essential. My experience as a clinician, businessman and consultant proves

March 2, 2020 News Dental TechnologyIndustry SpotlightMaterials & Technology

An Interview With Christian Brutzer, President of Ivoclar Vivadent North America

by Oral Health

By: Howard S. Glazer, DDS FAGD Christian Brutzer was named the President of Ivoclar Vivadent North America in July and I recently caught up with him in San Francisco at the American Dental Association meeting. We have known each other

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

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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

November 19, 2019 News Dental TechnologyNews

Glidewell Dental Unveils Dynamic Education Center For Emerging Techniques In Dental Technology

by Glidewell Dental

State Senator Ling Ling Chang heralds opening of 10,000 sq. ft. Newport Beach facility On Sept. 16, 2019, Glidewell Dental hosted California State Senator Ling Ling Chang for the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the company’s all-new, 10,000-square-foot Education

July 12, 2019 News Dental equipmentDental TechnologyNewsOral Health

Highlights From The Global Symposium In Madrid

by Nobel Biocare

Completely sold out, the event welcomed over 1,200 dental professionals from over 60 countries. A unique learning experience fueled by the expertise of over 70 world-class researchers and clinicians, it was a true celebration of innovation and advancement in implant