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Larry Emmott

Larry Emmott

1912 E. Medlock Dr. Phoenix, AZ 85016

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About Larry Emmott

Dr. Larry Emmott is one of the most entertaining speakers in dentistry and he is considered the leading dental high tech authority in the country. He has over thirty years of experience as a practicing general dentist in Phoenix, AZ. He will have you laughing while you are learning.

He has addressed hundreds of professional groups, has been a featured speaker at every major US dental meeting. He is a regular contributor to leading national magazines and was the high tech columnist for "Dental Products Report" Magazine. He has been a pioneer in online publishing with his blog EmmottonTechnology.com. and he makes frequent radio and television appearances.

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Dr. Larry Emmott is one of the most entertaining speakers in dentistry and he is considered the leading dental high tech authority in the country. He has over thirty years of experience as a practicing general dentist in Phoenix, AZ. He will have you laughing while you are learning.

Dr. Emmott was raised in Arizona and attended the University ofArizona. He graduated from the University of Southern California Dental School in 1977.

He is also an entertaining award winning professional speakerand seminar leader. He has addressed hundreds of business and professional groups on a variety of subjects, including: Computer Use in the Dental Office, Clinical Applications
of Intra Oral Video,
Practice Management and Marketing for Professionals and Communications. He was a Featured Instructor at the Pride Institute on Technology. He also founded and leads a dental computer users group and maintains a dental users world wide web site.

Dr. Emmott is the monthly technology columnist for Dental Products Report Magazine and has had many articles published in national magazines on High Tech dentistry, practice development, management,
communications and related topics. He is the founder and director of a dental computer users group, and provides high tech dental consulting for dentists and industry. He also produces a monthly newsletter on management and computer use in the dental office distributed via the Internet and he has developed and maintains a computer users Internet web site.

In 1997 he led a group of dental technology consultants and vendors in the development of “Treatment Room 2001”. This unique ongoing project brought together the leading dental technology companies and put them together in a hands on integrated dental office exhibit.

He is an active member of the American Dental Association, Arizona State Dental Association, Central Arizona Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the prestigious American Academy of Dental Practice Administration as well as other professional associations.  He has spoken to many dental organizations including major regional and national groups such as the Yankee Dental Congress, the Chicago Midwinter, the Hinman and the American Academy of Dental Practice Administration and has beena featured speaker at every ADA technology day.

Among his many awards Dr. Emmott has been recognized by Toastmasters International as an “Accredited Speaker”. This special award recognizes professionalism and outstanding achievement in public speaking and has been presented to only twenty-three people worldwide.

Dr. Emmott makes frequent appearances on radio and television. He has had a number of articles published in national magazines on dentistry, computers, practice development, management, communications and related topics. He also produces a monthly newsletter on management and computer use in the dental office distributed via the Internet. He is an active consultant and he has produced a cassette album for dentists and their staffs entitled The 87 1/2 % Solution.

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Archaeological Discovery

July 20, 2018

My wife is an archaeologist. As such she has an interest in and appreciation for relics of the past which help us understand ancient historical cultures. What a treat when someone actually left an artifact from the past right on our doorstep.

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Paperless Records

July 19, 2018

One of the fastest growing trends in dentistry is the move toward paperless records. There are tremendous advantages to paperless records including ease of access, improved patient care and lower costs. On the other hand we seem to be emotionally attached to our charts. Like old copies of National Geographic, we just can’t bring ourselves […]

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The World’s First Full-Color, 3D X-rays Are Freaking Me Out

July 19, 2018

But after 120+ years, x-ray imaging is getting a remarkable update with 3D, full-color images that reveal far more than just the bones inside you. These images will improve what a doctor can diagnose without cutting you open… …smaller test versions of this scanner are already being used to study cancer, as well as bone […]

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Dental Art

July 18, 2018

“At the Dentist” by Dutch “Golden Age” painter Gerard van Honthorst This is one of several by van Honthorst. As usual with dentist paintings from previous centuries the image shows a crowd gathered to watch an extraction with a patient obviously in great pain. Dental art is anything that depicts teeth or dentistry in an interesting or […]

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Accuracy evaluation of dental models manufactured by CAD/CAM milling method and 3D printing method

July 17, 2018

RESULTS The RMS value (152±52 µm) of the model manufactured by the milling method was significantly higher than the RMS value (52±9 µm) of the model produced by the 3D printing method. CONCLUSION The accuracy of the 3D printing method is superior to that of the milling method, but at present, both methods are limited […]

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Internet 101

July 17, 2018

The Internet is the largest endeavor in human history. It is big, I mean really big. Almost three billion people are online, that is more than one third of the entire population of the planet. However the Internet is not just people connected through computers, it is also things. Anything with an IP addressable chip […]

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Internet usage in the United States

July 16, 2018

About 76.2 percent of the U.S. population accessed the internet as of 2016. While internet adoption in the United States is equal amongst both genders, online usage increases among demographic groups with higher levels of education and income. Source: Internet usage in the United States – Statistics & Facts | Statista

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Toothpic is the dental app that gives people plenty to smile about

July 16, 2018

The user can have a consultation with a certified dentist in their area while state-of-the-art technology allows the consumer to share focused imagery of the affected area so that the problem can be precisely diagnosed. Source: Toothpic is the dental app that gives people plenty to smile about I like this as it is in essence a mini, patient initiated, […]

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All the best apps of 2018. (So far.)

July 13, 2018

From Mashable: If you can’t remember the last time you downloaded a new app you loved, you’re long overdue for a home screen refresh. Luckily, we’re halfway through 2018, and the last six months have been filled with plenty of new apps and games worth your attention. Source: All the best apps of 2018. (So […]

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Data Protection Accountability Checklist

July 12, 2018

From Advanced Automation Blog: In hopes of making things easier for practice managers, I’m providing a basic accountability checklist to use with your IT administrator and/or provider to make sure basic security is in place or in progress. This list is derived from an amalgamation of baseline requirements for cyber-liability insurance and industry best practices. If […]

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High Tech Consulting

July 12, 2018

Are you having trouble going paperless or figuring out the complex data safety issues and HIPAA. You are not alone. If you want some one on one help contact me directly at LarryEmmott@DrLarryEmmott.com or follow the link below and fill out the online evaluation. There is an assessment tool and a questionnaire to get you […]

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Dental Art

July 11, 2018

Gold Molar. Not my idea of fine art but dental none the less. Dental art is anything that depicts teeth or dentistry in an interesting or artistic way. If you have any suggestions for future Dental Art pieces please send them to me or give me a link. Thanks. Previous “Dental Art” images can be […]

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Dentrix Tips and Tricks

July 10, 2018

A great resource for Dentrix users:  Source: Dental Software – Dental Practice Management Software – Dentrix  

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How health-care companies are using AI to beat hackers

July 10, 2018

From The Week: AI and machine learning are part of a bigger attempt to overhaul cybersecurity. As attacks continue to increase, health-care companies have learned that it’s not enough to rely on anti-virus or anti-malware protection to stop eager hackers from infiltrating their systems. They’re starting to figure out hacker patterns and blocking them before […]

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The Hard Thing Rule

July 9, 2018

Another thoughtful Monday Morning Stretch from Katherine Eitel: Angela Duckworth, a psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance submits that there is a great deal of virtue and momentum gained by doing the hard things. In a boatload of research, she found that natural […]

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Passwords in the Real World

July 9, 2018

Passwords should be treated as you would your toothbrush. Never let anyone else use it and change it every three months. Good professional password protocol includes passwords that are at least eight characters long, include numbers. letters, upper and lowercase and even symbols. They should be changed every three months and you should assign user rights […]

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 Alternate meanings for common words.

July 6, 2018

And the winners are:   Coffee, n. The person upon whom one coughs.   Flabbergasted, adj. Appalled by discovering how much weight one has gained.   Abdicate, v. To give up all hope of ever having a flat stomach.   Esplanade, v. To attempt an explanation while drunk.   Willy-nilly, adj. Impotent.   Negligent, adj. […]

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Henry Schein creates key software joint venture with Internet Brands

July 5, 2018

From Newsday: Henry Schein Inc. and partner Internet Brands have completed the creation of a joint venture to create and market software for the global dental market, the companies announced Monday… The joint venture, named Henry Schein One, incorporates Henry Schein’s practice-management software for dentists, includingDentrix and Easy Dental, with Internet Brands’ web-based programs such […]

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The most-Googled health problems by state

July 5, 2018

UPDATE: Here is the link to the original report: https://www.medicarehealthplans.com/news/your-states-most-googled-health-problem-in-2018/  Very interesting, for example; 5. California — syphilis 6. Colorado — syphilis 7. Connecticut — quarter-life crisis Source: The most-Googled health problems by state Be sure to check out Iowa and South Dakota???  

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Dental Art and Happy 4th

July 4, 2018

“Flag Paste” Enjoy the day, Happy 4th. Dental art is anything that depicts teeth or dentistry in an interesting or artistic way. If you have any suggestions for future Dental Art pieces please send them to me or give me a link. Thanks. Previous “Dental Art” images can be found here on Pinterest.

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