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July 6, 2011 News Tradeshows

I’m sorry, the concept of virtual exhibit halls is piffle?

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From Dental Tribune – July 4, 2011 TORONTO, Canada: The majority of dentists in Canada find it difficult to make time to visit dental exhibitions, figures in the new annual report by the country’s Dental Industry Association suggest. Over 70%

July 6, 2011 News ImplantologyOcclusion

So you think implants are the sine qua non of rehabilitation do ya?

by ken

Take a gander at this ‘un….. Adaptability of mastication in people with implant-supported bridges Grigoriadis A, Johansson RS, Trulsson M. Adaptability of mastication in people with implant-supported bridges. J Clin Periodontol 2011; 38: 395-404. Abstract Objectives: We aimed to determine whether people

June 28, 2011 News ElearningSocial networking

Please allow me to define SHARE AND CARE

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2011-12-12 14:39:36

June 23, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomography


by ken

Do you know that there are currently over 40 cbCT machines in the marketplace? First Installation at Loma Linda University (Elmsford,NY,June 22, 2011, – ImageWorks (OTC.IWKS.PK), leading provider of imaging products to the dental, medical and veterinary marketplace, is proud to

June 15, 2011 News Evidence based dentistry

Are we doing enough?

by ken

I would like to refer you to: https://public.me.com/ken.serota160 Download the article listed as sdarticle.pdf Lars Spangberg is passing the baton as the Section Editor for Endodontology in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology. He is a

June 4, 2011 News Computer softwareCone beam computed tomographyCosmetic DentistryData storageDentoMaxilloFacialRadiologyDigital radiographyElearningEvidence based dentistryInnovations in dentistryNew TechnologiesTradeshowsTrends in Dental EducationTrends in Dentistry

Live dental events help grow 3-D education

by ken

From Dental IQ – June 3, 2011 HATFIELD, Pennsylvania–The 3D Imaging Institute, sponsored by Imaging Sciences International, has announced the latest addition to its curriculum of 3-D dentistry events: the Live 3D Dentistry Forum. Image via Wikipedia To read more

June 3, 2011 News CancerOral cancer

Multimillion-dollar study on early-stage oral cancer underway

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And when they win the cup, sob, talk amongst yourselves, I’m farklempt….. FROM DENTAL TRIBUNE – June 3, 2011 VANCOUVER,BC,Canada: Researchers from the University of British Columbia‘s (UBC) Faculties of Medicine, Science and Dentistry are leading a US$4.7 million pan-Canadian

June 1, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomography

Certify me, certify you blues – understanding the “math” of cbCT

by ken

The server that supports this blog had an IT aneurysm yesterday, lost several postings. This one in particular was really important and worth a repost…….. Many thanks to one of my personal heroes, Dr. Marc Balson, the CE director of

May 28, 2011 News Dental TraumaEndodonticsImplantology

Expasyl – the concept of extrapolation makes good sense

by ken

Had the occasion to chat with Dr. Jordan Soll a while back and for some reason, the subject of his use of Expasyl came up. It’s primary purpose is for tissue retraction. As I listened to him describe it’s value,

May 26, 2011 News Oral cancer

Study aims to improve oral cancer surgery outcomes – Canucks RULE!

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From Dr. Bicuspid – May 26, 2011 The Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI) in Vancouver has launched a $4.7 million Pan-Canadian clinical trial aimed at improving outcomes for patients undergoing surgery for oral squamous cell cancers — the Canadian Optically Guided

May 25, 2011 News Elearning

Looking for Dr. Goodcase..

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Elliot, Bruce, Dwayne, Janice, Randy, Jordan anon – we’re hungry for ya folks.  Readers, share and care – send your work product for all to see.  The Clinical eChronicle is an opportunity for Canadian dentists to educate other Canadian dentists

May 23, 2011 News Cloud computingData storage


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Paperless, cbCT images, anon………going to the cloud will make a difference, however, in the meantime, what to do, what to do re; backup as our storage grows into TERABYTES…. OPEN CALL TO THE DENTAL COMPUTER SUPPORT FOLKS!!!  Blog entries on

May 13, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomography

Planmeca introduces latest imaging unit Promax 3D Mid in Anaheim and Chicago

by ken

Planmeca is introducing the new ProMax 3D Mid at the CDA in Anaheim and the AAO in Chicago this week. As described on their website – Planmeca ProMax 3D Mid is a genuine all-in-one CBVT (Cone Beam Volumetric Tomography) unit including

May 13, 2011 News Marketing strategiesPractice management

9 Reasons You Should Consider Digital Case Presentation in Your Practice

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From Dental Heroes – Jameson Management – May 12, 2011 The world around us is changing, and it’s changing rapidly. As consumer (patient) needs and demands change, so too must the way you interact with them. In many cases, this

May 13, 2011 News Endodontics

Still working on the Clinical eChronicle….I think we can, I think we can

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From Dentinal Tubules – Bhavin Bhuva – http://www.dentinaltubules.com/articles/expert_columns The platform for the blog will change for the forthcoming eChronicle, but the content will look much like below.  This posting from Dentinal Tubules is a bit more than will be offered,

May 3, 2011 News ElearningEndodontics

Maxillary Molar Microsurgery

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From Antonis Chaniotis antch@otenet.gr Antonis graduated from the University of Athens Dental School in 1998. In 2003 he completed the three-year postgraduate program in Endodontics at the University of Athens Dental School. He is a clinical instructor affiliated with the

March 31, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomography

Certify me, certify you blues – Update

by ken

2011-12-12 14:19:06

February 20, 2011 News Dental HygienePractice management

Feel like your swirling down the drain counter clockwise? You’re in Australia….

by ken

From Dental Tribune – Dental Tribune is a large global dental publishing entity – very much worth a visit to www.dental-tribune.com – I personally enjoy their ePaper section…the following article is from DT.  Sally McKenzie is CEO of McKenzie Management.

January 16, 2011 News Periodontology

Initial periodontal screening and radiographic findings – A comparison of two methods to evaluate the periodontal situation

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Dirk Ziebolz, Ivette Szabadi, et al BMC Oral Health 2011, 11:3doi:10.1186/1472-6831-11-3 Published: 14 January 2011 Abstract (provisional) Background The periodontal screening index (PSI) is an element of the initial dental examination. The PSI provides information on the periodontal situation and allows a