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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 30, 2011 News EndodonticsLaser Dentistry

PIPS – an endodontic breakthrough

by ken

Photon Induced Photoacoustic Streaming from Lares Dental http://laresdental.com/pips.asp An idea whose time has come? Related articles Avalanche of endodontics on acrylic blocks? (blogohj.oralhealthjournal.com) Lasers in Endodontics (blogohj.oralhealthjournal.com) Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures REDUX (blogohj.oralhealthjournal.com) Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures REDUX (1.5)

September 18, 2011 News Dental phobiaGeneral News

Dentistry is going to the dogs – looking for love in all the wrong operatories

by ken

…provided it’s not a pit bull, maybe not a bad idea…….. September 13, 2011 — If dog is man’s best friend, it’s especially true when he’s in a dentist chair. For many patients who see Lori Doran-Garcia, DDS, a general practitioner

August 12, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomography

Number of CT scans have risen 330 percent in 12 years – there’s money in them thar tunnels

by ken

By Caleb Garling – August 12, 2011 – Cool Tech The intensive hospital procedures use has skyrocketed in the last decade. If you’ve ever been unfortunate enough to be an emergency room patient, you likely know how ominous the idea

July 26, 2011 News Social networkingTreatment planningTrends in Dental EducationTrends in DentistryWebsites

Whistle down the “Goin’ Mobile” Wind

by ken

It’s continuing unabated and it will radically change the dental landscape in marketing, practice management and dental education. You don’t need to be an IT expert, you can hire those, but you need to have the vision and to see

July 26, 2011 News Innovations in dentistry

Green, green, you’re young and alive….with apologies to Rod McKuen

by ken

Green, green, they say, on the far side of the hill From John Flucke’s technology blog Even dentists hate toothpaste tubes.  They aren’t very efficient which means they are wasteful.  They are also messy and sometimes hard to control. However,

July 6, 2011 News General News

Your blog moment of the day…..

by ken

Steps to creativity……..what really really disturbs me is of the four of you who read this, three have no idea who Tallulah Bankhead is………..sob……… Nobody can be exactly like me. Sometimes even I have trouble doing it.–Tallulah Bankhead “To approach

June 11, 2011 News Community outreachWebsites

Do the math!

by ken

From CNBC.com – by Margo D. Beller – June 10, 2011 One had an idea: create a website allowing uninsured consumers to compare prices and reputations of dentists across the U.S. before stepping foot in the office. One looked at

May 22, 2011 News Health care tourism

Canadians warming up to idea of ‘medical tourism’ – can dentistry be far behind?

by ken

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March 25, 2011 News Keeping you guessing

New YouTube tools make anyone an animator

by ken

By Molly McHugh from Digital Trends – We feel a surge of viral videos in the making! YouTube puts animation controls at your fingertips with newly integrated apps. There’s a camera included on just about electronic device these days, so

February 4, 2011 News Trends in Dental Education

iPads are soooooooo passe…….

by ken

  B G Boumya, Srinivas Sulugodu Ramachandra From a new dental website – www.dentalhypotheses.com Haptics in Dentistry: is the time Poised Yet? Abstract The essence of dental education is not only to impart knowledge but also to equip an aspiring

November 22, 2010 News Practice management

Branding – head ’em up, move ’em out RAWHIDE!

by ken

Daughter-in-law of an old and dear friend asked me for help in getting a new business off the ground…..as mentoring is about as far away from nepotism and “schelpp” as it gets, I figured if it’s grist for the mill

July 18, 2010 News Pediatric dentistry

Oh!! Canada……….

by ken

July 15, 2010By: Rosemary Frei,M.Sc. Canadian children who need dental treatment wait far too long to receive that care, according to the Wait Time Alliance’s 2010 Report Card, released in June. “We didn’t really have an idea of the scope of the