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Larry Emmott

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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.

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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April 5, 2018
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Henry Schein and Internet Brands Form Joint Venture: Henry Schein One

April 4, 2018

Follow the link below for the complete press release: The joint venture, to be named Henry Schein One, will include the Henry Schein Practice Solutions products and services, such as Dentrix, Dentrix Ascend, Easy Dental, and TechCentral, as well as Henry Schein’s international dental practice management systems, including Software of Excellence, Logiciel Julie, InfoMed, Exan, […]

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Dental Art

April 4, 2018

“Teeth” By Peter Gric an Austrian artist originally from Czech Republic 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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Henry Schein One

April 3, 2018

Interesting news, Henry Schein and Internet Brands have formed a new company called Henry Schein One. More to come.

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A Great Website is Useless

April 3, 2018

A website is useless if it attracts prospective new patients who never make an appointment or accept recommended treatment. Many dentists are spending considerable time and money on websites, SEO and social media to attract people to the office. But what happens when the patient calls? If your office is getting calls but finding it […]

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The world’s first blockchain toothbrush lets you mine coins by brushing your teeth

April 3, 2018

From TechNode: …we are just now beginning to see what silly creative ways will this technology be applied. The newest example from China is a blockchain-based toothbrush by Shenzhen-based 32Teeth, Source: The world’s first blockchain toothbrush lets you mine coins by brushing your teeth · TechNode This brush mines crypto-currency for you while you brush. It also […]

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High Tech Reporting Needs its Muckrakers

April 2, 2018

From NRO: Apple, Alphabet (Google), Amazon, Microsoft, and Facebook are the world’s five largest companies in terms of stock value. Together they have market capitalization of about 3 trillion dollars, about the net worth of the entire country of Switzerland. …Yet today’s Silicon Valley and related high-tech companies are largely exempt from such traditional regulations. […]

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Dentrix G7 is Coming

April 2, 2018

From Dentrix Magazine Dentrix G7 is coming soon. With Dentrix G7, you will see additional features and enhancements that reflect your feedback through MyVoice (myvoice.dentrix.com). We will also be introducing new innovations in imaging and other aspects of delivering great patient care. Here’s a quick run-down of some of the new features that are coming […]

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News from April 1, 2018

April 1, 2018

Facebook has once again changed their privacy and disclosure policies. The new default privacy setting or the “Full Monty” will go into effect next week. (Breaking News: The policy was already put into effect last month and you just weren’t told.) Users can opt out of the Full Monty for the Fig Leaf level of […]

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Guide to Paperless Records

March 30, 2018

This is the year you finally make the commitment and Go Paperless 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 […]

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Wisdom?

March 30, 2018

When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Department usually uses water.

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From app store to drug store, digital health is redefining pharma’s pipeline

March 29, 2018

From STAT: Backed by a growing body of evidence, software is itself becoming a prescription for diseases ranging from depression to heart disease, and drug companies are starting to take notice. In the past couple years, many have quickly ramped up their investments in digital startups, infusing software-based therapies into pipelines once dominated by traditional […]

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Dental Art

March 28, 2018

“Incisor Man” Extra Creepy 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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Dentrix Tip

March 27, 2018

With this feature, you can combine two or more lists instead of generating them separately like you did in the past. For example, if experience has told you that the most likely candidates to fill holes in your schedule are the patients on the ASAP or Wait/Will Call lists, you can generate a single call […]

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The Average Referral

March 27, 2018

Dentists are extremely dependent on powerful word of mouth referrals. Why should we expect anyone to refer us if we are just average? To be noticed we have to be noticeable; provide an experience that is not average. Over time what was exceptional becomes average and expected. It isn’t good enough to be friendly, on […]

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No. 1 healthcare provider Americans want to see more often? Dentist tops the list

March 26, 2018

Good to know. Dentists topped the list of healthcare providers Americans want to see more often, followed by primary care physician, 29 percent, and dermatologist, 23 percent. Source: No. 1 healthcare provider Americans want to see more often? Dentist tops the list

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Here’s how you access the super creepy data Facebook has on you

March 26, 2018

Since 2010, Facebook allows you to download an archive file of all your interactions with the network. It’s a 5-click easy process Source: Here’s how you access the super creepy data Facebook has on you Good to know. The article gets a bit geeky however once again it is creepy and frightening to see how […]

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Online risk predictor claims to calculate your chance of developing melanoma

March 23, 2018

Melanoma is the most dangerous of skin cancers, and now a new tool claims to help people over 40 calculate their risk of developing it in the next 3.5 years. Source: Online risk predictor claims to calculate your chance of developing melanoma This seems rather simplistic however it is another step along the way to […]

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STL (file format)

March 22, 2018

From Wikipedia: STL (an abbreviation of “stereolithography”) is a file format native to the stereolithography CAD software created by 3D Systems.[1][2][3] STL has several after-the-fact backronyms such as “Standard Triangle Language” and “Standard Tessellation Language”.[4] This file format is supported by many other software packages; it is widely used for rapid prototyping, 3D printing and computer-aided […]

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They Called…Now What?

March 22, 2018

Interesting stat from OptiCall: 94% of marketing budgets are spent on persuading a customer to call.   Only 6% of marketing budgets are spent on answering the call   The best ever marketing plan will utterly fail if the person answering the phone cannot schedule the patient. A couple of options. You can set up […]

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