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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 13, 2012 News GovernanceTrends in Dental Education

Stop Stealing Dreams

by ken

Dedicated to every teacher who cares enough to change the system,  and to every student brave enough to stand up and speak up. http://www.sethgodin.com/sg/docs/StopStealingDreamsSCREEN.pdf  This is endlessly long, but I dedicate this to anyone who looks at the PROCESS regardless

March 10, 2012 News Governance

Ignorance Is Strength – depends on who’s in control!

by ken

I urge you to read the following op-ed piece from Paul Krugman of the New York Times (click on NYTIMES) first and then relate it to the text and subtext of this entry.  I encourage it because of the experiences incurred

March 8, 2012 News APPsBlogsBurn outDental TeamGovernanceGovernment regulationsHuman ResourcesTransparencyTrends in Dental EducationTrends in DentistryWebinarsWebsitesYouTube

The power of social media

by ken

I sincerely hope that the reason for sharing this YOU TUBE video with dentists is understood. We are so incredibly fortunate to do what we do.  We are autonomous, even the insanity of the “ya can’t treat your spouse” law

February 5, 2012 News GovernanceKeeping you guessing

After Recess: Change the World

by ken

By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF  Published: February 4, 2012 – Sunday Review – NY Times A BATTLE between a class of fourth graders and a major movie studio would seem an unequal fight. So it proved to be: the studio buckled. And therein

December 23, 2011 News Dental industryGovernanceGovernment regulationsTradeshowsTransparency

This has nothing whatsoever to do with Chanukah…

by ken

Dentistry does not exist in a parallel universe to the rest of humanity – it will either learn to extrapolate, iterate, evolutionate, migrate, or potentiate or it will constipate, obfuscate, and obliterate it’s capacity to keep abreast of the rapidly

December 20, 2011 News GovernanceGovernment regulations

And a little ferret shall lead them…..REDUX

by ken

Please note – this entry is not being written to be dismissive or derisive. It is simply to demonstrate that the chasm between getting an email from a Provincial Association or a Provincial Licensing Body without some mechanism for interactive

December 20, 2011 News GovernanceGovernment regulations

And a little ferret shall lead them…..

by ken

I’m almost finished reviewing the Accessibility Act. There is nothing wrong with the concept, but I am forever in awe of the legislative process and how Joseph Hellerish it is.  That the spirit of  Yossarian leads every committee in history

December 18, 2011 News Governance

Hitch 22 – no more…..REPLY ALL was your spark of life….

by ken

It’s Sunday at 6 am. Used to be the New York Times on the stoop, now it’s the Nespresso machine and updating the iPAD APP for the NYTimes. That’s platform agnostics in the accrual of informatics through the myriad of

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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

August 3, 2011 News GovernanceGovernment regulations

Democracy 101 or Buddha in the dental chair

by ken

It’s raining in Hogtown today, thus a holi – day for a visit to the gym, a trip to the local no name coffee shop (Starbucks has tar and Tim’s is embroiled in a franchisee class action – won’t cross