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July 2, 2019 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthProduct Report

Technology In Minimally Invasive Dentistry

by Daniel H. Ward, DDS

Technology is changing the way we live and work, improving our lives. Smart phones and watches keep us connected to the world, monitor our heart rates, detect and alert atrial fibrillation, check glucose levels, count our steps, record our hours

July 2, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Chinese Robot Dentist Is First To Fit Implants In Patient’s Mouth Without Any Human Involvement

by South China Morning Post

Successful procedure raises hopes technology could avoid problems caused by human error and help overcome shortage of qualified dentists A robot dentist has carried out the first successful autonomous implant surgery by fitting two new teeth into a woman’s mouth,

June 28, 2019 News ImplantologyNews

Full Supplement Of CIDRR Highlights Scientific Evidence For Nobel Biocare’s Latest Surface Innovations

by Nobel Biocare

With the launch of its Xeal™ abutment surface and TiUltra™ implant surface this year, Nobel Biocare recently initiated the Mucointegration™ era for implant dentistry. Now, evidence supporting these pioneering surfaces including clinical data has become available in a special supplement

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeDental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & Technology

Cellerant ‘Best of Class’ Technology Awards: Looking to 2017 and Beyond

by Oral Health

The live presentation to 2015 award winners at the American Dental Association’s annual session in October marked the end of a transition year for the industry’s most prestigious honor for dental companies. The Cellerant “Best of Class” Technology Award, formerly

October 11, 2016 News Marketing strategiesOffice ManagementTechnology

Digital Health is Evolving – mHealth and Your Patients

by Ekwa Marketing
September 13, 2016 Feature DentalDentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

2016 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards Including Roundtable Interview

by Oral Health

This year, the most prestigious award for dental industry companies, will transition sponsorship from the Pride Institute to the newly launched Cellerant Consulting Group, founded by Dr. Lou Shuman. The Cellerant “Best of Class” Technology Award, formerly known as The

January 1, 2012 News ElearningMarketing strategiesOffice designTechnologyTrends in Dental EducationTrends in Dentistry

Took the cloud less than a year, watch for OLEDs to change the design of the treatment room of tomorrow or today

by ken

Less than a year ago, a cloud was something that was either a harbinger of a Georgia Okeefe retrospective or a potentially ruined golf game, which frankly, already ruins a good walk in the woods and pollutes the aquifiers with

December 26, 2011 News New TechnologiesTechnology

Luddite or Geek, this is way kewl!!!

by ken

Pill Bottle Caps Use Wireless Communication To Remind Patients When To Take Medication GlowCapsTM is a bottle with built-in wireless communication When you receive your GlowCapTM, you program it with your schedule. It will then remind you when its time

December 17, 2011 News Electronic Health RecordsEncryption

Encryption anon – yep it’s a bee in the bonnet!

by ken

It’s not encryption per se that is agitating me, it’s the implementation of the mandate and the cost considerations, particularly if iTrans doesn’t meet the standard, which would require a simple comment to clarify. What I can find is from

December 17, 2011 News Electronic Health RecordsEncryption

I guess no one wants to chatter about encryption – ODDS BODKINS!!!

by ken

Have tried the honey technique to get folks to chatter about impending encryption issues in Ontario for inter-collegial communication, but to no avail, to no email as well.  Take a gander at the iTrans promo piece from the JayZCDA (bolded

December 4, 2011 News CancerMarketing strategies

Dentists turn to marketing after getting brush-off from patients REDUX

by ken

Posted this a while back…. /2011/12/dentists-turn-to-marketing-after-getting-brush-off-from-patients.html Mississauga Dentist Increases Oral Cancer Awareness Dr. Brian Kaplansky, dentist in Mississauga, offers early oral cancer detection with new technology. http://www.healthcareglobal.com/press_releases/mississauga-dentist-increases-oral-cancer-awareness Less than 30 years ago, the RCDSO would come after you in Ontario

November 25, 2011 News Periodontology

The house of blue lights

by ken

From Dental Tribune November 24, 2011 BOSTON, Mass.,USA: The Forsyth Institute in Boston has signed an exclusive licencing agreement with a U.S.-based start-up for the commercialisation of a recently patented blue-light based technology for use in dentistry. Under the terms

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 2, 2011 News CAD/CAMCloud computingNew TechnologiesPhotographyTechnology

Web-based service offers secure image and data sharing – CANADIAN YOU KNOW!

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid – KathyKincaide, Editor in Chief November 1, 2011 — “Brightsquid” may not sound like the name of an imaging company, but this young Canadian technology firm is bringing its Web-based image and data sharing service to dentistry

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 2, 2011 News General News

Powering prosthetics with thoughts alone

by ken

Before the end of this decade, stem cell research will enable regeneration of tooth structure/teeth. While in the context of our field the implications are extraordinary, consider what our confreres in other health disciplines are doing….it’s mind boggling.  STORY HIGHLIGHTS

August 21, 2011 News Dental industryGeneral News

Sometimes, you just need to think outside the box

by ken

I had the opportunity to wander through the MaRS complex the other day because of http://www.marsdd.com/events/details/free-geek-toronto-used-computers-and-electronics-pickup. If you don’t know much about MaRS, then wander through http://www.marsdd.com/ and make it a point to revisit….brilliant concept, but MEDICAL YOU KNOW………I have young granchildren who each

August 11, 2011 News Technology

Hi-tech ‘tattoos’ can monitor patients’ health – ink could save your life

by ken

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August 10, 2011 News Cloud computing

Is it time for the cloud to come to your practice?

by ken

From Dental Economics by Martin Jablow Dental technology continues to move forward. Slow speed belt driven handpieces have given way to precision electric handpieces. Impressions can now be taken with a camera. We are replacing a scalpel with a laser.

August 2, 2011 News CAD/CAMComputer softwareDental industryInnovations in dentistryNew TechnologiesTechnologyTrends in Dental Education

3M Donation Advances Digital Dentistry at U.S. Dental Schools

by ken

From Market Watch – the Wall Street Journal – August 1, 2011 Schools that meet established criteria to receive Lava Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S. Systems ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — By the end of 2011, dental programs