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October 11, 2022 Feature Dental TechnologyOral HealthThe Last Word in Dentistry

CandidPro – A Triple Play in Clear Aligner Therapy

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

In baseball, triple plays are rare. They are game changers that can make all the difference. Candid brings that same energy to orthodontics.Advertisement Candid is distinguishing itself from others by its Transformative technology Commitment to service Dedication to support Transformative

September 12, 2022 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryThe Last Word in Dentistry

Keep Patients and Profits In-house with DGShape Chairside Milling

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

A look into my music room will always find equipment from Roland – a trusted leader in the music industry – that manufactures keyboards, amplifiers, synthesizers and other precision music technology. I’m thrilled to report that Roland’s sister company, Roland

Toothpaste
August 9, 2022 Feature Dental TechnologyOral HealthThe Last Word in Dentistry

Toothpaste Will Never Be the Same!

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

Amicrofibrillated cellulose platform derived from Norwegian spruce trees is the basis for a revolutionary approach to toothpaste that has the capability to offer superior plaque and biofilm removal. The result is more efficient brushing and better oral health. Founder, Chairman,

July 11, 2022 Feature Dental TechnologyOral HealthThe Last Word in Dentistry

Moving Dentistry Forward with Virtual Reality Promethean Dental Systems’ Futuristic Technology Brings a Lifelike Experience to the Handpiece

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

It feels real. Virtual reality and haptic technologies are providing more lifelike experiences in niches from sports training to video games to surgical procedures. Promethean Dental Systems customized the game-changing technology for the dental space with the virtual reality-haptic simulator

Bien-Air Dental
March 15, 2022 Feature Dental TechnologyOral HealthThe Last Word in Dentistry

The Electric Handpiece Gamechanger Has Launched Bien-Air Dental’s Nova Emerges as the Swiss Army Knife of Handpieces – Able to Be Whatever the Dentist Needs

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

One of the things I’ve always appreciated about Bien-Air Dental is its commitment to quality and integrity. Situated in Bienne, Switzerland – considered the “Watch Valley” – Bien-Air operates on its own timetable to do the job right. The result

December 6, 2021 Feature Dental TechnologyOral HealthThe Last Word in Dentistry

2021 Gamechangers: What Had the Biggest Impact on Me This Year?

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

In looking back at 2021, I wanted to leave you a “Last Word” of what I considered gamechangers that had an impact on this last year. COVID-19 Vaccines COVID-19 has changed the way we practice both physically and emotionally. Pfizer,

November 8, 2021 Feature Oral HealthThe Last Word in Dentistry

X Marks the Spot: X-Guide Facilitates Just-in-Time Treatment Planning

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

Reading the description of X-Guide powered by DTX Studio reads like something from a sci-fi novel: “X-Guide is a dynamic 3D-navigation system that can become part of a streamlined workflow for same-day guided surgery. On the day of treatment, the

October 8, 2021 Feature Oral HealthPractice managementThe Last Word in Dentistry

Online Scheduling Becomes a Must-Have for Dental Practices

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

If you’re depending on patients to call your practice to schedule an appointment, you’re missing out. More people than ever want to be able to book an appointment directly from your website, social media sites, and Google My Business page.

3D-Printed Brackets
September 13, 2021 Feature Oral HealthOrthodonticsThe Last Word in Dentistry

Faster and More Predictable Treatment with 100% Custom 3D-Printed Brackets from LightForce Orthodontics: Q&A

by Tim Dumore, DMD, BSc, MSc, FRCD(C), DipABO, FICD, FPFA

Last year, Dr. Tim Dumore added fully custom 3D-printed tooth moving tools from LightForce Orthodontics to his treatment options. LightForce, which is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, has developed a cloud-based platform to create patient-specific 3D-printed ceramic brackets delivered in patient-specific

September 13, 2021 Feature Dental TechnologyOral HealthThe Last Word in Dentistry

The Rules of the Game: Why the Best of Class Award Winners Should Be on Your Short List

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

It’s hard to believe that a 13-year-old vision to make a difference has come so far. From an idea fleshed out over a breakfast meeting at Chicago Midwinter, to today, where the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards are covered

August 9, 2021 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthTechnologyThe Last Word in Dentistry

Do You Have a Xerostomia Strategy? Dealing Better with Dry Mouth Patients Starts with Creating a Screening, Diagnosis and Management Protocol

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

According to the Cleveland Clinic, an estimated four million Americans have Sjögren’s, a systemic autoimmune disease that affects the entire body. Characterized by extensive dryness in the mouth and around the eyes, other complications include profound fatigue, chronic pain, major

July 9, 2021 Feature Marketing strategiesOral HealthPractice managementThe Last Word in Dentistry

Can You Market to Millennials? Mapping a New Patient Journey to Ensure Your Practice is on the Right Course

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO

It is vitally important to look past stereotypes and get into the real data about millennial behaviour that can inform how you interact with them as a potential customers and patients. Is your practice ready to meet this generation where

May 20, 2021 Feature Materials & TechnologyOral HealthOral SurgerySocial mediaThe Last Word in Dentistry

Is It Time for TikTok? Four Social Media Platforms Dentists Should Be Using in 2021

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO

These days, being “social” is good business. Here’s a quick look at why dental professionals shouldn’t dismiss social media as an integral (and fun) part of their broader marketing strategy. Instagram Why? Because instant connection with your existing and potential

Pandemic Dental
May 10, 2021 Feature Dental TechnologyEndodonticsOral HealthThe Last Word in Dentistry

Be a Resource, Not a Salesperson: Marketing Wisdom for the Dental Practice, From One of the Industry’s Behind-the-Scenes Experts

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS

When it comes to innovation in dental marketing, I’ve watched Beth Gaddis work behind the scenes to take every organization she works with to a new level. Now, as Director of Content Marketing & Social Media at Simplifeye, she’s using

April 12, 2021 Feature Cosmetic DentistryInnovations in dentistryNew TechnologiesOral HealthThe Last Word in Dentistry

Logged On For Online Learning: COVID-19 Supercharged Industry Adoption of Digital Education, But is the Trend Here to Stay?

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

Being asked to quarantine throughout much of 2020 reshaped much of our common life together, including how we as clinicians pursue continuing education. As we all continue the transition out of “crisis mode” toward the “new normal,” I wanted to