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November 19, 2011 News Social mediaSocial networkingTrends in Dental EducationWebsites

Leverage is not a four letter word

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See link on bottom to read entire article… Most health care professionals prioritize patient education, because an educated patient makes wise, informed decisions for treatment. This translates into higher case acceptance rates for your practice. While personal consultations, combined with

November 18, 2011 News Computer softwareElearning

The line forms to the right!!!! or left………..

by ken

The University of Pittsburgh offers a Dental Informatics program…. Pittsburgh, pA:  November 15, 2011– The University of Pittsburgh is seeking applicants for MS,PhD, and postdoctoral positions for its training program in dental informatics. These programs provide training in a cutting-edge discipline which is focused on

November 11, 2011 News Electronic Health RecordsEncryption

Shifting encryption gears

by ken

It seems unlikely that those who are working with the RCDSOntario will choose to enter a constructive dialogue on encryption and the drive to mandate, quelle domage or fromage, never did do well in French. SLIPSTREAM Just Give Me the

November 11, 2011 News Electronic Health RecordsEncryption

Transmitting Medical Records … The Ins and Outs

by ken

Persistence………….I’m sure the root word is PEST………..for your consideration……. You’ve asked your legal assistant to retrieve medical records for a court case and then email you a copy at your home email address so that you can work on the

November 6, 2011 News BlogsSocial mediaSocial networking

BlogWorld Expo Features Social Media In Health Care

by ken

If you’re reading this, you’ve been blogged Social media has changed the landscape in health care.  Social media is a powerful and phenomenal platform to help educate consumers, raise awareness of health issues and connect with consumers and colleagues. Social

October 26, 2011 News Restorative

3M ESPE launches educational website on temporization

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid – October 25, 2011 http://www.3mespetemps.com/ 3M ESPE‘s new education microsite, www.3MESPEtemps.com, offers a spectrum of information about the company’s temporization materials, including an overview of indications, techniques, troubleshooting tips, and case studies. The site also features printable technique

October 23, 2011 News Continuing EducationDental ethicsInnovations in dentistryNew dentistsNew gradsNew TechnologiesTeam motivationTreatment planningTrends in Dental EducationTrends in Dentistry

Introducing Dental Students to Evidence-Based Decisions in Dental Care

by ken

How do we move beyond basic technical fundamentals which are the mainstay of salesforce based education into more purposeful and relevant self-directed learning……….I plan on approaching the author of this paper with the hope that he will contribute to this

October 15, 2011 News Dental ethics

G. V. Blacklist

by ken

From –  Some dentists have disclosed their patients‘ private information on a so-called ‘black list‘ on a website asking other colleagues not to treat them. The patients, however, do not know whether they are on the list because they are

October 6, 2011 News Social mediaSocial networking

J. Morita Usa Joins Facebook Community With Root Zx Mini Giveaway

by ken

From Dentistry Today – October 6th, 2011 IRVINE, Calif. – (October 5, 2011) – J. Morita USA announces the launch of their new Facebook page. In promotion, licensed dentists that “like” the page will be entered to win a Root ZX mini,

September 21, 2011 News AwardsGeneral News

Think too much Part A

by ken

I often wonder if over-analyzing anyhing is a positive or a negative. Obviously, second guessing yourself is dangerous, but in the context of getting as much information from a patient as possible, do we set ourselves up to fail as

September 10, 2011 News APPs

Air Techniques – Now Available for Free Download Through iTunes

by ken

It’s unending….. MELVILLE, N.Y., Sep 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Air Techniques, a manufacturing leader in dental equipment and digital imaging products for the dental industry has developed an app for iPhones and iPads. The app is available to everyone and

September 1, 2011 News Pathology

Sjogren’s syndrome

by ken

With the news that Venus Williams‘ tennis career may be ending because of Sjogren’s syndrome, I thought it purposeful to review the condition in light of the fact, that many patients may now wonder if they have it as well.

August 11, 2011 News APPsBlogsSearch engineSocial mediaSocial networkingWebsitesYouTube

Are Dentists’ Facebook Fans Local?

by ken

From Modern Dental Practice Management Some interesting information hit my email box this morning, thanks to Dr. Emmott’s blog. An article at www.pcmag.com tells us “Most Facebook Fans of Small Businesses Aren’t Local, Study Finds.” I know that’s the case

July 16, 2011 News Blogs

Kudos to Nobel Biocare

by ken

The vision behind MyDentalChronicles, currently on MyDentalBuddies while we await – drum roll please – the update of the OH server and the move to Word Press blogging software, is in evidence on http://www.nobelbiocare.com/en/resource-library/cases/case-reports.aspx. Nobel remains without doubt the most visionary

July 13, 2011 News Practice management

The Start-Up of You

by ken

To avoid redundancy of the News section of the OH website with the blog section, as we find our information from similar resources at times, I’m going to post op-ed pieces occasionally that while not directly on point, nonetheless if

July 11, 2011 News Theft in the dental office

A word to the wise – nothing should surprise you

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid – think it can’t happen to you?  That’s your first mistake……we live in very strange times…….reporters hacking the cell phones of private citizens to fill “newspapers”, a repeat of the 30’s for many, too many, desperate times

July 10, 2011 News APPs

The 5 best dental apps

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It’s getting better all the time………….. Jul 10, 2011 By Eugene Antenucci, DDS Disclosure: Dr. Antenucci is a paid consultant with Planmeca USA. Apps for everyday dentistry The iPad is a device that uses applications, or apps, to accomplish a limitless set

June 3, 2011 News APPsComputer softwareElectronic Health RecordsTechnology

Doctors driving IT development with their mobile technology choices

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By Pamela Lewis Dolan, amednews.com – May 23, 2011 When physicians at Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center started adopting smartphones a few years ago, they almost immediately looked for ways to use them in their clinical lives. Doctors liked being able

May 26, 2011 News Trends in Dental Education

CE Diary Connects Dental Professionals with CE Courses

by ken

Online PR News – Queensland, Australia – May 23, 2011 – Great place to live except for the snakes and the spiders. In today’s busy world where Dental Professionals are required to keep abreast of professional developments, there is one

May 21, 2011 News AwardsDental AssociationsDental industryDental researchEvidence based dentistryGeneral NewsInnovations in dentistryTechnologyTrends in Dentistry

Veritas Redux – Compare Dental Product Features on New ADA Seal of Acceptance Web Area

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From PR Newswire – and by the by, why oh why can I only find current articles on the ADA, not the CDA? Inquiring minds want to know……. CHICAGO, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Dental Association (ADA) launched