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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

August 27, 2011 News Marketing strategies

Branding: Honour excellence not commodity

by ken

I’m in mourning at the resignation of Steve Jobs – it is the end of those who can effect change through passion. “When commentators list the most influential people of all time, Steve Jobs is usually right on top. And

July 30, 2011 News APPsCloud computingElearningElectronic Health Records

Follow the bouncing cursor

by ken

News on the street is that iTunes 11 is to get a radical overhaul that will include, wait for it, iCloud integration. A slicker cleaner interface compared to previous versions and “word” on the street is that iCloud will be

July 26, 2011 News Cajones

Sometimes, it’s all about “cajones”

by ken

I have never found committees an effective way to bring about change..once you’ve done the first go ’round of discussion, the topic has shifted and the focus of the discussion skewed and invariably, the decision is diluted and the objective

June 3, 2011 News New dentistsNew TechnologiesOffice design

Building the perfect beast

by ken

Dental office design in this technologic era no longer looks to Roger Miller‘s King of the Road for blueprint layout Image via Wikipedia Trailers for sale or rentRooms to let…fifty cents.No phone, no pool, no petsI ain’t got no cigarettesAh,

May 28, 2011 News Health care tourism

$1000.00 for a crown – in the immortal words of Smokey Robinson – you better shop around

by ken

From Forbes by Tom Barlow – May 27, 2011 The Internet has brought about a sea change in how we shop for widely-available goods. No more can a local merchant get away with overpricing products that savvy shoppers can comparison

May 13, 2011 News General News

Do you serve white or red with composite restorations?

by ken

From TruthDive – Balanced News and Analysis – May 12, 2011 A US dentist who apparently ‘got tired of people not liking to go to the dentist’ is trying  Image via Wikipedia to change the dreaded dental stereotype by offering

May 9, 2011 News Marketing strategies

Keeping up with the changing face of dentistry – it’s global….

by ken

From Dentistry IQ.com – from Jenny Waddington DENTISTRY has changed massively over the past two decades, becoming more business-like than ever before, according to experts in Coventry and Warwickshire. More practices are having to provide additional services as well as

May 3, 2011 News Marketing strategiesPractice management

Taking one for the team

by ken

I’ve been at this “game” for 137 years. Never have I seen the impact of “everything” from an election to “terror” be so obvious and pervasive. The Canadian election, Conservative majority, NDP in opposition demonstrates the polarization in this country

April 21, 2011 News Marketing strategies

The winds of change

by ken

From dentistry.co.uk – trends are global – by Guy Hiscott A new survey suggests that patient loyalty may be on the wane – and that patients who are dissatisfied with their care might vote with their feet without dentists knowing.

July 4, 2010 News Practice management

DOO YOO GOO – GLE??

by ken

Back in April, Google officially re-branded Google Local Search as Google Places. Why the rebrand? There are a couple of motivations as I see it: A,,) Google wants to dominate the local search wars, and B) Google is attempting to position