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December 7, 2011 News BlogsBurn outDental AssociationsDental ethicsDental industryElectronic Health RecordsEncryption

Encryption – is there a reason why it’s not being explained?

by ken

A individual in attendance at an Ontario Dental Association meeting last evening was told, that unless email messages pertaining to patients are sent “encrypted” between colleagues, they are in essence inappropriate, perhaps illegal and tantamount to violation of the Piracy

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

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 18, 2011 News Implantology

Sometimes a great notion or an electric cattle prod….

by ken

Most dental companies have woken up to the power of social media/networking. They understand that viral marketing is as effective perhaps more so than real time events. Neither contraindicates the other, but together they offer a synergy the dental industry

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

July 22, 2011 News Endodontics

Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures REDUX (1)

by ken

The big picture objective is to use the “COMMENTS” section to begin an engagement or discussion at which point, I can harass the BIZ GROUP for the long dreamed of BLOG DISCUSSION FORUM and engage all the editorial consultants and

June 3, 2011 News General News

And now for something uplifting – Death, disability, directives, and your dental practice

by ken

by Dr. Steve Wolff – from Dental IQ Hang on because this article is not going to be pleasant. We’re going to talk about things that are uncomfortable and easy to ignore. Nevertheless, it’s important to have this discussion, and it’s even

May 16, 2011 News ElearningEndodontics

What’s your diagnosis doctor?

by ken

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March 31, 2011 News EndodonticsRestorative

Proof – this is pudding – you’re validated

by ken

Just received this in the email moments ago……..have been looking for comments to be posted to this blog as the intention is to take the email blasts we receive from companies which invariably are posted to any number of dental

February 19, 2011 News Endodontics

Taking it to the streets – PART DEUX

by ken

I’d like to reinforce the concept of how this blog can evolve into an e-CASE REPORT section on www.oralhealthjournal.com – won’t get into too many details, however, there is serious discussion with a very well known company that produces extraordinary

October 20, 2010 News EndodonticsEvidence based dentistry

The horror, the horror

by ken

My vision for this blog in addition to sharing the important changes in all aspects of our profession is to provide the opportunity to share clinical cases and learn online and in time perhaps develop an Oral Health treatment planning

August 2, 2010 News Periodontology

Vistas and Horizons; Miracles and Wonders

by ken

It’s unending…..the latest iPHONE 4 commercials demonstrating Video Face Chat will envariably encourage the early adapters among dentists to facilitate virtual consultation between labs, specialists and hopefully insurance adjudicators in whatever construct possible.  Tumblr.com is now added to Facebook, Twitter

May 19, 2010 News General News

Time for comments…….life in a vacuum kinda sucks

by ken

The world is flat, it’s a global economy, loyalty to the company is a thing of the past, we’ll all be working as contract players, it’s a new economy, learn Mandarin, yadda and yadda.  No one can predict the future…….if