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May 17, 2011 News ElearningTrends in Dental EducationWebsites

ACE’s NEW!! Online Education Library is Here!!!

by ken

First Checkdent.com this morning and now ACE…..it never rains, but what it pours. Folks are waking up to the incredible value of archives and videos and animations….huzzah, huzzah. Just plug the information from the image below into your browser and

May 14, 2011 News Chronic dental care for the elderlyDental HygieneEvidence based dentistryGeneral NewsGeriodonticsInnovations in dentistryPathologySystemic linksTrends in DentistryWebsitesWomen in dentistry

Oral-systemic health and your dental team

by ken

From RDH – by Karen Davis – karen@karendavis.net Front office administrators, dental assistants, dentists, and dental hygienists have one thing in common: Patients will approach any of them to ask about something they just read or heard on TV regarding

May 5, 2011 News Innovations in dentistrySocial networkingTrends in Dental Education

ADA is going mobile with Annual Session APP for smartphones

by ken

This is what they call a “schadenfreude” posting…..APPL was $86.00 when I urged a certain sales force to look into the first iPHONE, but I digress…. Dental professionals can hold this year’s most versatile tool for Annual Session planning and

April 25, 2011 News General NewsSocial networking

ADA sets up a discussion forum for the “peeps”

by ken

The ADA is to provide expert content in response to consumer questions…. CHICAGO, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Dental Association (ADA) has joined forces with Sharecare, a new online resource that invites the public to submit health-related questions and have

April 16, 2011 News OrthodonticsSocial networking

Need an orthodontist – forget YooHoo to a neighbour – just YOOOOOTOOOOOOB

by ken

It should come as no surprise.  My four year old granddaughter keeps me appraised of her tuition needs for the Fashion Institute of Technology with daily emails of her renderings for her own boutique line of couture inspirations and my

April 16, 2011 News Implantology

Seating crowns on implant abutments

by ken

The word NEXUS has been in my lexicon for 137 years. It was “stolen” from Avrum King who wrote a newsletter back in the 70’s and 80’s on practice management. His background or so he claimed was rumour and propaganda

April 8, 2011 News Pain management

Coffee table books personalize the Comprehensive Dental Experience

by ken

In a world of CAD/CAM dentistry, the inevitable has to be that people will share the information on their dental treatment as much as they will share their visit to Costa Esmeralda (a stay in the presidential suite of the

April 7, 2011 News EndodonticsPain management

It’s a Mythtery to me

by ken

Want to take advantage of the Mobile Me cloud to share two of the more important articles I know to address Endodontic Pain as it relates to antibiotics and effective therapeutic regimens.  Because a blog goes viral, I’d urge you

April 1, 2011 News AwardsImplantology

André Schroeder Research Prize – One of the most prestigious awards in dentistry, the André Schroeder Research Prize serves to promote new scientific findings in implant dentistry and related fields.

by ken

Established almost 20 years ago, the André Schroeder Research Prize is an annual award presented by the ITI in honor of the late Professor André Schroeder (1918-2004), the founding ITI President, who pioneered implant dentistry and whose lifework contributed significantly

March 30, 2011 News Social networkingTechnology

Mobile phone usage is exploding world wide

by ken

The implications this holds for dentistry, for patient education, for collegial education, for obtaining information on new products and pricing is limited only by one’s imagination….to say nothing of the impact that all this has on practice marketing through social

March 12, 2011 News Marketing strategies

Lawdy, Lawdy, Lawdy – we’re doing press releases now…….Roll over Pierre Fouchard and tell John Gilles the news

by ken

This is by way of example, not an attempt to violate copyrights associated with the GOOGLE guaranteed company Sinai Marketing; so please, enough with the outraged emails that suggest that FYI‘s in the blogosphere in the realm of informatics are

March 4, 2011 News General NewsGeriodontics

Dental School Warns Of Potential Zinc Hazards For Patients; Does All on Four start making more and more sense?

by ken

From Medical News Today: Dentists need to take a closer look at potential hazards of exposing patients to zinc, a common ingredient of many dental products, according to a report by Amar Patel, DDS, resident and colleagues at the University

February 23, 2011 News DentoMaxilloFacialRadiology

DMFR, CSIS, FBI, NSA, CIA, KGB, FSB – which one applies to dentistry?

by ken

For those of you who haven’t been introduced to DrBicuspid as yet, you should make it a serious priority – Kathy Kincade and her team are simply the best of the best……I read her everyday as she is an important

February 21, 2011 News Endodontics

Endodontic retreatment of failing Thermafill obturation

by ken

Before I present this case, I’d like to clarify that many of these entries are obtained by scouring the Internet, looking at primary sources such as Dr. Bicuspid and Dental Tribune and then looking deeper into their resources for addendum

February 6, 2011 News Practice management

The #1 Killer In a Dental Practice: Indifference

by ken

By Yin Chew Visit his blog  There are a myriad of problems associated with practising dentistry today. We’ve been inculcated by consultants NOT to take phone calls and disrupt production, many don’t have email in their practices to assist in

February 4, 2011 News Practice managementPreventive DentistryTrends in Dental Education

Know your cuts of meat and your teeth

by ken

You must check out this website…….   Welcome to KnowYourTeeth The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is proud to welcome you to KnowYourTeeth.com. It’s the newest go-to resource that’s been designed, first and foremost, to meet the needs of consumers who

January 27, 2011 News Women in dentistry

Dental Divas – Sisters are doing it for themselves…….

by ken

CHARLOTTE, N.C.: Dental Divas, a professional organization designed to support the needs of women dentists, has announced the official launch of Dental Divas Online, an interactive website enabling members to connect with other dentists in their city and nationwide. The

January 17, 2011 News Trends in Dental Education

Tooth IQ – we’re going mobile…sing it with me.

by ken

ToothIQ by Symbyos ToothIQ was developed by Symbyos (www.symbyos.com), a health information systems company founded in 2001 to build Web-based solutions for dental health care delivery. It is our belief that educated consumers make the best decisions about their health

December 23, 2010 News Endodontics

Clinical – Failed revascularization and bleaching (Abiotic staining)

by ken

Last posting of the year……..from a student in Philadelphia who gets the concept of sharing and caring….it’s the information, it’s how we learn best…….comment away mes enfants, the mind you save may be your own. Here is a case of

December 17, 2010 News Practice management

5 tips for marketing your dental practice

by ken

I’m old enough to remember, two early dental entrepreneurs who were excoriated and taken to court for appearing in an ad related to the Holiday Inn.  My how the times have changed. From Dental Tribune international – No matter what size