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December 28, 2011 News Clinical case reportDental industryDental researchElearningEminence based dentistryEvidence based dentistryGeneral NewsInnovations in dentistry

The power of media to subvert

by ken

The fun part of being a grandfather is when the kids take a nap, you can justify taking one too.  The fun part of a nap at my age is that you can catch up on non-dental reading, albeit, the

December 24, 2011 News APPsCloud computingComputer softwareData storageElearningElectronic Health RecordsEncryption

Visual communications solutions

by ken

Not sure why, but I tend to avoid banner ads……mistake in this case – http://www.servdentist.com/products_overview.en.html Banner at the top of the OHJ website – reviewed on the fly, but once the site came up – WOW!!!  We are blessed here

December 4, 2011 News Elearning

Virtual education – an idea finally being understood and accepted

by ken

I’ve taken or given CE for 137 years and once the Internet took hold, never understood the practicality of sitting in a room with poor acoustics, uncomfortable chairs and in the vast majority of situations, that had no facility for note

November 18, 2011 News Computer softwareElearning

The line forms to the right!!!! or left………..

by ken

The University of Pittsburgh offers a Dental Informatics program…. Pittsburgh, pA:  November 15, 2011– The University of Pittsburgh is seeking applicants for MS,PhD, and postdoctoral positions for its training program in dental informatics. These programs provide training in a cutting-edge discipline which is focused on

November 13, 2011 News Cloud computingDental TeamDigital radiographyElearningElectronic Health RecordsEncryption

Dentists ready for eHealth surgery

by ken

Please read this very carefully – I’ve been encouraging the folks on the committee to mandate encryption of records and communication in Ontario to step out from behind the curtain with no real luck.  Again, read VERY carefully and note

November 12, 2011 News ElearningElectronic Health RecordsEncryptionInnovations in dentistry

RecordLinc Enables Sharing of Patient Dental Records to Maximize Quality of Patient Care

by ken

By Marty Jablow SILICON VALLEY, CA (November 3, 2011) – RecordLinc Inc., a company created by dental professionals dedicated to providing communication solutions for fellow dental professionals, has released an innovative electronic dental record solution for patient file-sharing, dentist-to-dentist communication, and dental practitioner collaboration that

November 11, 2011 News ElearningElectronic Health Records

Primer on dental data encryption – going paperless – from the ADA

by ken

DENTAL ENCRYPTION DUDES at the RCDSO – come out, come out whereever you are.  This need not turn into a Rick Perry, Jan Brewer debate, because the taunting is simply to get you lads to COMMENT………the erudition will come from

November 10, 2011 News ConnectivityDental conventionsElearningTradeshowsTrends in Dental Education

The death knell of the one day convention has been sounded!

by ken

Please check out the image and visit http://microscopedentistry.com/meeting11/ – then visit – https://public.me.com/ken.serota160 Public Folder and look for Foundations and Expansions yadda yadda or hit files.me.com/ken.serota160/z0eqz8.mov and see what happens!!! This is the first online (sorry about the bold –

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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

November 6, 2011 News Burn outElearningElectronic Health RecordsInnovations in dentistrySocial mediaSocial networking

Retirees – so much to offer, but how?

by ken

You’re a retired dentist, now what……….golf, travel, trophy wife??? It boggles the mind that a vast reservoir of applied science and knowledge is about to depart our profession in droves…………….consider the obvious…………….. Grab a peak at http://www.newmiled.com/nme/955 – and find a

November 3, 2011 News ElearningTrends in Dental EducationWebinars

AMED goes virtual for 10th anniversary

by ken

By Robert Selleck DTA NEW YORK, NY, USA: Ready to take a closer look at the benefits of getting a closer look at everything you’re doing in the operatory? The perfect opportunity presents itself Nov. 10-12 (Thursday,Friday and Saturday),when the

October 22, 2011 News Cloud computingConnectivityElearningElectronic Health RecordsGovernment regulations

New Gmail Design – read carefully, the word spot is not in the title

by ken

There is simply no longer an excuse for any dental practice in Canada not to be online and connected to receive email. You may not feel the need to be involved with Google + and the social networking aspect, but

October 20, 2011 News BotoxComprehensive reasoningElearningEndodonticsTeam motivationTreatment planning

Teach your children well to “bridge the gap”

by ken

I have a fervent and long held belief in the power of the Internet for collegial mentorship. A recent email blast from the JCDA indicated that the editor wishes to create a collegial panel and forum for Canadian dentists to

September 1, 2011 News ElearningPathology

Things that go bump in the oral mucosa

by ken

In my 137 years of experience, nothing ever happens based on the mathematical chaos theory, of course this may be a Bayesian fallacy of interpretation, however, I find patient problems present in streaks, not schmeers…… This week was oral pathology.

August 30, 2011 News Elearning

Mentoring by the numbers – Treat me Seymour

by ken

Still looking for the magic hook to get the six of you reading this blog to post commentary….. New tack being taken, next effort will involve a nail gun. What would you do with this situation……….? Related articles Your olde

August 29, 2011 News Dental conventionsElearning

With a schmidgen of vizdgen – an online 3 day dental convention – incroyable

by ken

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August 26, 2011 News ElearningYouTube

There’s one thing I’m certain of; return I will to old Brazil

by ken

Since 1998, I have been a member of a forum called ROOTS. It has provided me with daily collegial education ever since. Like any discussion forum, there is the usual coterie of egos, flaming and silliness. But, like anything where

August 26, 2011 News Cloud computingComprehensive reasoningComputer softwareContinuing EducationElearningNew Technologies

In honour of Steve Jobs

by ken

As dentists, we tend to be linear and procedural. While we do micromanage, the visionary component of our practice is far too often left to management gurus who simply by nature have to sell a generic message. Fortunately, our generation

August 12, 2011 News Elearning

Animation – it’s in your future REDUX

by ken

And the hits just keep on a’coming……….. http://www.dental-picture-show.com/ http://animatedtooth.com/dental-animations-extractions-trauma-emergencies.htm http://www.dental-animation.com/dental-animation-about.php http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7FvkHiXk5Q http://www.tbg-designs.com/dental-animation-a-illustration.html Plug all of the above into your browser and review. The long term objective is that doing this individually would financially ruin you, but imagine IF, instead of

August 11, 2011 News Elearning

Animation – it’s in your future

by ken

With Apple becoming the #1 company on the NYSE – how long will it be before someone gets the message and brings APPLE to a dental convention near to you. A hands-on program for developing customized patient education iMovies –