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August 27, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryMarketing strategiesWebsites

When you come to a fork in the road, take it

by ken

From Marty Jablow: Seattle, WA, August 25, 2011 – Sesame Communications, a dental industry pioneer in online patient connection systems, today announced that it has been named to the fifth annual lnc. 500|5000,an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies.

July 27, 2011 News Customer serviceTrends in Dentistry

A is for Apple

by ken

I am obsessed with Apple as a company, as a culture, as the most innovative business to model in the past century and of course, I dress like Steve Jobs, granted several sizes larger. From Dental IQ – Jul 21,

July 7, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomography

Artefacts in CBCT: a review

by ken

Artefacts are common in today’s cone beam CT (CBCT). They are induced by discrepancies between the mathematical modelling and the actual physical imaging process. Since artefacts may interfere with the diagnostic process performed on CBCT data sets, every user should be aware

June 23, 2011 News EndodonticsImplantology

Download me bubbelah!

by ken

2011-12-12 14:39:11

June 15, 2011 News Practice management

Don’t Forget to Analyze Your Practices’ Management Systems

by ken

From Dental Heroes – Jameson Management – June 12, 2011 Take the time to Analyze Take a look–a hard, honest look at each and every one of your systems and ask yourself, “What are we doing well?” Do more of

May 24, 2011 News Implantology

Atlantis Abutments – Astra Tech Implants

by ken

I’ve mentioned Todd Welch before – www.wtnperio.com and www.wtnperioblog.com – he’s a superb talent. Check out his latest posting today. Image by M. Janicki via Flickr Here is a recent case I completed. I place Astra Tech dental implants and

April 28, 2011 News Humour

Your morning smile; you’re a dentist, you need one!

by ken

In an interview given today presidential hopeful Donald Trump, reportedly stated that President Oba Image via Wikipedia ma needs to release a copy of his dental records to “prove that those are his real teeth.” “We don’t know and the

April 27, 2011 News Marketing strategies

A video series!!!! I’m farklempt, talk amongst yourselves…will it float?

by ken

From PRWeb – April 27, 2011 Tri Hawk Corporation announced today the premiere of the first in a series of videos demonstrating the ability of its Talon burs to cut supposedly impenetrable materials. The 3-minute video can be viewed on

April 15, 2011 News General News

Obama aims to fight identity theft with new online ID plan

by ken

Many dentists purchase sundries online to accrue points for rewards programs; this article in particular is something that OUR government should pursue aggressively. In an attempt to better fortify the security of online transactions, the Obama administration today revealed a new online

March 24, 2011 News Endodontics

Autotransplanation – tooth #4.8 to tooth #4.7

by ken

2011-12-12 13:54:03

March 4, 2011 News Social networking

The Piper at the Gates of Dawn

by ken

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

March 3, 2011 News EndodonticsEvidence based dentistryGeneral News

Endodontic Parousia; Nullius in Verba

by ken

Lorraine Daston and Katharine Park; two eminent historians who write on the subject of scientific claims note that in the days prior to enlightenment, “the hallmark of the narrow-minded and suspicious peasant, trapped in the bubble of his limited experience”

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

October 13, 2010 News General News

Rampant discrimination against transgender people by health providers

by catherine

Image via Wikipedia A press release from Washington crossed my desk today that makes me angry, sad and praying that these findings do not reflect the ‘Canadian’ situation. Let me know… Transgender and gender non-conforming people face rampant discrimination in

October 11, 2010 News Evidence based dentistry


by ken

In the sixties, it was Benjamin Braddock being advised that his future lay in “plastics”.  Today, it’s a website and very much worth your time and trouble. http://www.helainesmithdmd.com/blog/ http://twitter.com/helainesmithdmd Nothing more need be said…

August 14, 2010 News General News

“Take the chute” – makes for one heckuva staff meeting

by ken

by Peggy Noonan Why has the JetBlue flight attendant story captured everyone’s imagination? Because the whole country wants to take the emergency chute.  You know the story: A steward named Steven Slater, after a difficult flight, apparently got fed up,

May 17, 2010 News Implantology

Who or what is in the driver’s seat?

by ken

Image by enno via Flickr It is no surprise that the market for implant dentistry continues to grow impressively as the result of advances in science and technology and from the purchasing power of the most affluent older generation in

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