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February 15, 2011 News Implantology

And what about endodontics – sob………….!!!!!!!

by ken

According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, standouts in surgical procedures in terms of growth over the next five years are going to be dental implant, facial injectable, optical coherence tomography (OCT) catheter,

January 26, 2011 News EndodonticsTrends in Dental Education

One file, one cone – dohn’t compute!!!

by ken

The image below is produced by a technology called microCT.  90 years ago, similar images were produced by ink infusion technology. Dr. Hess in Germany showcased the inordinate complexity of the root canal system and tragically begat the Focal Infection

January 18, 2011 News Anaesthesia

Are you getting the Vibe?

by ken

by DentalVibe A savvy marketing guru has joined forces with Dr. Steven Goldberg, the inventor of DentalVibe. DentalVibe, a comfort injection system, utilizes patented VibraPulse pain blocking technology to send a message to the patient’s brain, intercepting the pain and

January 16, 2011 News General NewsPractice management

Can we talk? EHR or chicken scratch on referral/prescription pads – you be da judge, here comes the judge!

by ken

by Constance Knieper The goal of the Federal Government is to motivate healthcare providers to implement and use certified electronic health records (E.H.R.) for all patients. This is a great opportunity for dentists; the incentives make it possible to recoup

January 2, 2011 News General NewsPractice managementSocial networking

Ten LIFEORDEATH adjustments to your technologic usage in 2011

by ken

By Sam Grobart December 30, 2010 Your gadgets and computers, your software and sites — they are not working as well as they should. You need to make some tweaks. But the tech industry has given you the impression that making

December 11, 2010 News General News

Future of Dentistry – Trends

by ken

The series of entries to follow are a review of the blogs and literature that describe the trends that the current layer of dental pundits suggest will alter the face of our profession in the coming years. Some are fascinating,

November 12, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

HPA Publishes Guidance On Using Dental Scanners – Rule Britannia

by ken

From Dental Forum – Medical News Today RADIATION protection guidance for dentists using certain new types of scanners, is published by the Health Protection Agency.  In the past few years specialist dental surgeries all over the UK have been introducing

October 20, 2010 News Practice managementSocial networking

GoToMeeting brings web conferences to the iPad

by ken

Ask anyone what the biggest hiccup in their day is and they’ll tell you it’s the inability to get accurate information about a patient’s condition or history or the inability to immediately connect with a referral to get clarification on

October 6, 2010 News Trends in Dental Education

What it was, what it is, what is shall be

by ken

The vision of this blog remains ill defined, not unlike an experiment in the social sciences whereby, the objective is unclear because the technology hasn’t permeated the majority of the viewers and the application of the technology remains blurry.  Still

September 29, 2010 News General News

Introducing Colgate’s New Sensitive Pro-Relief

by melissa

On Monday, September 27th, Oral Health was invited to be at the product launch for Colgate’s new Sensitive Pro-Relief desensitizing paste. Using the lovely backdrop of Sassafraz Restaurant in Yorkville, Toronto and with special guest Dr. Bill Dorfman on hand,

September 24, 2010 News Digital radiography

Guide to Going Digital

by ken

Dr. Larry Emmott is one of the leading authorties on dental high tech.  The following is from his latest blog entry………….. Digital Radiography is one of the most exciting and fastest growing technologies in dentistry. It is also the area

August 5, 2010 News Practice management

Top 5 Social Media Myths Debunked

by ken

by Peter Wylie Published June 10,2010 It’s time to debunk the big myths that are keeping business owners and marketers on the social media sidelines. As with any new technology, social media has spawned its share of misconceptions and myths that keep

June 1, 2010 News CAD/CAM

Validating trends – Consider the advocate……..

by ken

Cadent and The Pankey Institute Establish iTero Grant Program Image via CrunchBase CARLSTADT, N.J. – April. 16, 2010 – Cadent, the leading provider of 3-D digital and CAD/CAM solutions for orthodontics and dentistry, announced today the establishment of a grant

May 26, 2010 News Practice management

Dental Websites – cgi has arrived

by ken

http://pinerundental.com – one of the more unique dental websites – this blogger – has seen – virtual tour with a virtual tour guide…..does this provide a more personalized web experience for the visitor – your comments are welcome. Image by

May 26, 2010 News Stem cell research

Columbia University announces break-through in tooth regeneration

by ken

by Daniel Zimmerman NEW YORK, USA/LEIPZIG, Germany: Dental implants could soon become a secondary choice for replacing natural teeth. According to new research from the College of Dental Medicine at Columbia University in New York, three-dimensional scaffolds infused with stem

May 20, 2010 News Implantology

Straumann receives technology award

by ken

Straumann receives Frost & Sullivan Medical Device Technology of the Year Award for Roxolid® Basel, 18 May 2010:  At an official ceremony in London, Straumann, a global leader in regenerative, restorative and replacement dentistry, was presented with the 2009 ‘Medical

May 18, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

cbCT should be pervasive – not in Ontario? – pity!!!!!

by ken

CBCT/3D Webinar Series Focused-Field CBCT/3D in Daily Endodontic Applications Dr. Emanuele Ambu June 24, 2010 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM CET The introduction of CBCT/3D technology has been of great interest for endodontists because it makes it possible to study and

May 11, 2010 News Implantology

Women in Implant Dentistry

by ken

From Implant Dentistry – April 2010 – 19(2) – p 91by Misch-Dietsch, Francine DDS, MDS We contributed, and we continue to contribute, to the world of science; and that is for the betterment of the world. “We” are women. This