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May 13, 2011 News General News

New Apple patent: Air keyboards that sense your fingers – as long as we’re in Geek mode

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For all those I told to buy Apple at $86.00 – Steve Jobs YOU ROCK!!! Apple is looking at designing keyboards with an air feedback system which will know you are typing before you type Image via CrunchBase Apple’s latest

May 11, 2011 News Laser Dentistry

AMD Lasers rocks the casbah Sharif……..

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From Dentistry IQ – May 10, 2011 AMD LASERS, a leading dental laser company, has been awarded the prestigious TechPoint MIRA Award in the health and life sciences category. To read more about AMD LASERS, go to AMD LASERS. Image

May 10, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryTrends in Dentistry

Everything You Need To Know About Plasma Dentistry

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Posted by Todd Welch on May 11, 2011 in New Dental Technology People who live in fear of the dentist’s drill could be in for a more comfortable future – as new plasma dental technology arrives. “Plasma jets” could one day be

May 6, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryMarketing strategiesNew TechnologiesPractice managementTechnologyTrends in DentistryWomen in dentistry

YAPI – Patient Flow Management and Productivity Solution

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By Larry Emmott – May 2, 2011 There is a new technology product I am very excited about that will be introduced at the Townie Meeting May 4-7 in Las Vegas. It is called YAPI. At first glance YAPI looks like

May 6, 2011 News Oral cancerPathology

Fight the good fight – defeat Oral Cancer

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From the International Oral Cancer Association Blog The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimated that there would be 35,720 new cases of cancer of the oral and pharyngeal region in the United States in 2009, with 7,600 deaths from the disease.1 

April 27, 2011 News Evidence based dentistryGeneral NewsGovernment regulationsPathologySystemic linksTrends in Dentistry

Dentistry advanced by science – not market??? Hmmmm

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Science gets partial answers slowly – Margaret Scarlett – April 18, 2011 from Medscape Connect In these changing times with technology always changing, I’m reminded of a saying from a colleague at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

April 20, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomography

Build an educational website!!!!

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From Dr. Bicuspid – April 19, 2011 Dental schools in the U.S., U.K., and Australia are beginning to adopt cone-beam CT technology into their curricula, but few currently provide training on this equipment to predoctoral and undergraduate students,according to research

April 17, 2011 News General News

Fluff piece with a message

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April 5, 2011 News Laser Dentistry

AMD LASERS incorporates Apple iPads as a standard part of its educational curriculum

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AMD Lasers announcing new educational initiative – April 2011 From MarketWire – I’m including this because it mentions iPADS!!! INDIANAPOLIS, IN, USA: Bringing another first to the dental industry, AMD LASERS is now offering iPads as part of its companywide

March 16, 2011 News Dental Hygiene

GSK announces new NovaMin-containing dental formulation for sensitive teeth

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From News Medical This year, for the first time, millions of Americans will be protecting their sensitive teeth with NovaMin in everyday dental products. Co-inventor Gary Hack, DDS, couldn’t be happier. “To know that our invention will now have a

March 15, 2011 News Technology

A day made of glass

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Watch “A Day Made of Glass” and take a look at Corning‘s vision for the future with specialty glass at the heart of it……coming to a dental office near you in the next decade…… Related articles The future is touchscreen

March 12, 2011 News CAD/CAMDental LaboratoriesGeneral NewsTrends in Dentistry

Design and Development of a Haptic Dental Training System – hapTEL

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By Brian Tse, William Harwin, Alastair Barrow, Barry Quinn, Jonathan San Diego and Margaret Cox Abstract This paper presents a novel design of a virtual dental training system (hapTEL) using haptic technology. The system allows dental students to learn and practice procedures such as dental drilling,

March 6, 2011 News Social networkingTradeshowsTrends in Dentistry

You’ve got to accentuate the positive, extrapolate the obvious

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The story you will be directed to by the hyperlink below is a game changer for most big box businesses and the customer experience…….NOW ask yourselves, how long will it be before Dentrix or Abel or PracticeWorks or Live DDM

March 6, 2011 News Trends in Dental EducationTrends in Dentistry

Change – Why are our days numbered and not, say, lettered?

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“Innovation–the heart of the knowledge economy–is fundamentally social.” — Malcolm Gladwell Image via Wikipedia By Benj Edwards from PCMAG.com New technology has been killing off older technology since the dawn of mankind. Thanks to irrepressible human ingenuity, we’re always inventing

March 4, 2011 News Social networking

The Piper at the Gates of Dawn

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Cogito ergo sum – Rene Descartes To a greater or lesser degree, I opt not to editorialize in these blog entries. I see this volunteer effort as a mechanism for the creation of a NEXUS, whereby, the push technology of

February 25, 2011 News Trends in Dental Education

I have a dream – V-learning, the step beyond E-learning

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I had the opportunity to make the acquaintance of an e-learning genius, Dr. Ovidiu Ciobanu, some time ago.  At the time we met, the use of 3D graphics and animations was NOT the province of presenters in the dental world

February 22, 2011 News ImplantologyTrends in Dentistry

Types of Canadian Dentists Who Are More Likely to Provide Dental Implant Treatment Eh……

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Abstract from ICOI – Implant Dentistry Authors – Esfandiari, Shahrokh DMD, MSc, PhD; Majdzadeh, Reza PhD; Feine, Jocelyne DDS, HDR Objective: We designed to determine the variables that influence the adoption rate of implant technology amongst Canadian dentists. Methods and

February 21, 2011 News ImplantologyTradeshows

Straumann – IDS Internationale Dental Schau www.ids.com

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DO VISIT STRAUMANN’S website Straumann® CARES® Digital Solutions represents a complete dental solution, from digital impression-taking using intra-oral scanning to the computerized production of prosthetics using state-of-the-art CAM processing. Each individual step is well-coordinated, seamlessly interlocking and is designed for

February 20, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyDigital radiographyEndodonticsGeneral NewsTradeshows

Certify me, certify you blues – And one I sneaked in cuz the server got wonky – called Case Reports wanted from Canadian dentists

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From Dr. Bicuspid PreXion offers lower radiation CBCT system By DrBicuspid Staff February 18, 2011 — PreXion plans to showcase its new 3D cone-beam CT (CBCT) system, the PreXion3D Elite with CLEARimage scanning technology, at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting next week. The

February 18, 2011 News General News

50 ways to lose your liver – it’s a game changer alright

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The 50 Greatest Game Changers in Dentistry Townies were asked one simple question: In your opinion, what person,event,story, technology, product or service do you think has been the biggest “game changer” in all of dentistry? And here are the results.