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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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Good Advice

October 20, 2017

Treat your password like your toothbrush. Don’t let anybody else use it, and get a new one every six months. ~Clifford Stoll

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SomnoDent and Digital High Tech

October 19, 2017

A SomnoDent sleep apnea oral appliance is a premium, custom-fitted dental device developed for the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. It is an effective, comfortable, and durable alternative to CPAP therapy or corrective surgery. Source: Sleep Apnea Oral Appliance – SomnoMed Sleep therapy lends itself well to digital technology. We are using the following […]

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Dentrix Tip

October 19, 2017

Your dental office has several team members, and sometimes the same documents are unknowingly scanned more than once and stored in the Document Center. If you have duplicate files or have attached a document to the wrong person in the Document Center, it is okay to delete that document to reduce redundancy and save storage […]

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Dental Art

October 18, 2017

“Asian Extraction”  I wish I could read the Asian characters to find out more about this image. Never the less it follows the same pattern we see with European dental art from the past. Dentistry is always depicted as an extraction and as essentially horrible. This image lacks what we see on many of the […]

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EHR satisfaction survey 2017

October 17, 2017

From Healthcare IT News: CIOs, clinical staff still want better interoperability and ease of use, but the focus is shifting to improving EHRs, not just fixing them. Source: EHR satisfaction survey 2017: After years of frustrations, user wish-list turns positive | Healthcare IT News EHR (Electronic Health Records) are an ongoing medical industry issue that will […]

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Start taking pictures again

October 17, 2017

Our simplest intra-oral camera ever!! featuring a Dine modified small format digital camera. The camera weighs under a pound and fits into the palm of almost any hand. The camera is capable of accomplishing the full range of dental photography with ease from the 1:1 extreme close-up of a posterior quadrant to anterior, lateral, and […]

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First impressions of the iPhone X

October 16, 2017

Video from Mashable: The iPhone X is the probably the most anticipated device. And while it’s set to launch next month, and if you’re looking to get your hands on one, might be best to get your pre-order in as soon as you can. Source: First impressions of the iPhone X

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The Cost of Getting Paid

October 16, 2017

It is a simple fact that making it easy for people to pay you will make it more likely that they will in fact pay you. That is, to buy something from you, which in our case means good dentistry. Making it easy for a patient to afford good dentistry is one of the reasons […]

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October 13, 2017
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FDA approves implantable device to treat sleep apnea

October 12, 2017

From UPI.com: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it has approved a new implantable device for patients with moderate to severe central sleep apnea. The implantable device offers sleep apnea patients an alternative to continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, a mask connected to a motor that provides air through a tube to keep breathing […]

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You Need People to go Paperless

October 12, 2017

“Going Paperless” is based on computer technology so it is only natural to focus on the computers and the software when planning to go paperless. However the technology is only half of the equation. If the people in the office aren’t prepared and enthusiastic the technology alone will never work. This includes the dentist, some […]

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Dental Art

October 11, 2017

“Ora Machina” I am not sure what this is supposed to represent but as is often the case with dental art it is disturbing. 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 […]

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Augmented Reality Dentistry Will Show You How Your Teeth Look Post-Treatment

October 10, 2017

How it works is by using 3D scans of a person’s mouth cavity using facial scanning technology — a procedure which is already being used by many dentists — and matches it with scans of known sets of good teeth already used for the procedure. A live video of the patient’s teeth is taken and […]

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Wanted: 1 million people to study genes, habits and health

October 10, 2017

From SFGate: In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact — and to finally customize ways to prevent and treat disease. Why does one sibling get sick but not another? Why […]

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Yahoo Triples Estimate of Breached Accounts to 3 Billion

October 9, 2017

From  WSJ: A massive data breach at Yahoo in 2013 was far more extensive than previously disclosed, affecting all of its 3 billion user accounts Source: Yahoo Triples Estimate of Breached Accounts to 3 Billion – WSJ This is disturbing. These massive high visibility breaches can not help but damage people’s trust in technology and […]

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Dental Humor Pinterest Board

October 6, 2017

  Dental Humor. Plus here is my Dental Art Pinterest Board.

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Guide to Paperless Records

October 5, 2017

Most likely you already have everything you need to go paperless. Stop putting it off, going paperless can save you tens of thousands of dollars. Buy the book, take the first step. My comprehensive technology guide, “How to go paperless in the dental office” will answer the basic question…Why bother?  It then provides step by […]

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CDT 2018 and CDT Companion Kit – K218

October 5, 2017

Save money and time with this coding combo. CDT 2018 is the official source for the most accurate and up-to-date dental procedure codes. Newly revised and reorganized to make finding information easier, the CDT 2018 Coding Companion is a dynamic training tool. It includes a coding Q & A and real-life scenarios to increase staff […]

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Dental Art

October 4, 2017

“Bullwinkle, DDS” Looks like Rocky is in trouble, those pesky Russian spies are everywhere. 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 […]

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Dentrix Fee Schedule Maintenance

October 3, 2017

This is one of many how to videos for Dentrix users you can find here on YouTube

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