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Who Pays US Taxes?

July 20, 2017

From Ullmann and Co. The income tax burden on higher-income tax filers has gone up, according to IRS statistics. The top 1% of individual filers paid 39.5% of all federal income taxes in 2014, the most recent year the Revenue Service has analyzed. That’s up from 37.8% in 2013. Higher-income tax filers also reported 20.6% […]

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CareCredit Payment Calculator

July 18, 2017

This online payment calculator from CareCredit is a great example of how simple online services can be used in the dental office. Rather than taking the time and expertise of an office financial manager to look up finance plan options then create a document to show a patient this online version is pre-set with the plan […]

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Climb for a Cause© September 15-17, 2017

July 14, 2017

Climb for a Cause© is a mountain trekking retreat with the purpose of raising awareness and generating needed resources to support oral health education and treatment projects domestically and abroad. Join a remarkable group of dentists, dental team members, industry experts, and speakers for a transformational experience at one of the most beautiful destinations in the […]

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Global Oral Health Summit

July 10, 2017

Carestream Dental’s 2017 Global Oral Health Summit is a collaborative learning experience, uniting oral health professionals across all specialties and skill levels. Attendees learn new ways to tackle everyday challenges. They discover the latest industry trends and explore innovations in diagnostic techniques. Source: Global Oral Health Summit – Event Summary | Online Registration by Cvent

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Happy Canada Day !

July 1, 2017
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Doctors can now talk to their practice with Alexa and Google Home.

June 29, 2017

From Vijay Sikka: …one of the most deserving demographics who needs conversational interfaces is the doctors. Gloves in both hands and a sterile environment make browser clicking or even smartphone touch interface impractical, expensive in cleaning from blood/saliva, time consuming and cumbersome. Source: Doctors can now talk to their practice with Alexa and Google Home. […]

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The RNC Files: Inside the Largest US Voter Data Leak

June 20, 2017

From UpGuard: In what is the largest known data exposure of its kind, UpGuard’s Cyber Risk Team can now confirm that a misconfigured database containing the sensitive personal details of over 198 million American voters was left exposed to the internet by a firm working on behalf of the Republican National Committee (RNC) …The data, […]

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Happy Father’s Day

June 18, 2017
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Climb for a Cause

June 9, 2017

Check this out Source: Welcome to Climb for a Cause – Climb for a Cause Get some CE, enjoy a cool vacation retreat and donate to a good cause. This year is the 20th annual event and will be in Utah climbing Mt. Timpanogos

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What are they good for?

June 2, 2017

Things computers do well. Computers are really good at math. Computers are great at remembering every little detail you tell it. However computers don’t remember things you don’t tell it. Computers know that 1000001 is not the same as 1000002.. Computers don’t mind doing the same thing over and over and over. Things computers don’t […]

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Memorial Day

May 29, 2017

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Help ADA develop standards, technical reports

May 19, 2017

From ADA News: All interested dental professionals can help develop standards and technical reports related to electronic dental technologies as part of the ADA Standards Committee on Dental Informatics… …The ADA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute to develop American National Standards for products and information technology used by the dental profession and […]

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May 14, 2017
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Registration is Now Open for Carestream Dental’s 2017 Global Oral Health Summit

May 9, 2017

Oral health professionals of all specialties are invited to take their practice to the next level at the 2017 Global Oral Health Summit. This is a two-day immersive learning experience designed for professionals looking to enhance their workflow by either learning more about the software and equipment they already have or by introducing new technology […]

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RealClearHealth – Opinion, News, Analysis

May 1, 2017

A nice comprehensive online resource with a wide range of opinions and news regarding health care in the US. Source: RealClearHealth – Opinion, News, Analysis, Video and Polls

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New Dental Technology Will Make Going to the Dentist Easier

April 25, 2017

From Reader’s Digest: Sanford’s dentist uses a laser to painlessly remove decay and bond filling to her tooth. The cutting-edge procedure has made traditional fillings a faint, unpleasant memory for the 77-year-old Florida resident. Source: New Dental Technology Will Make Going to the Dentist Easier | Reader’s Digest This is what our patients are reading in […]

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Teens take dental care into their own hands, with questionable results

April 20, 2017

From The Sacramento Bee: Inspired by social media, some people are turning to rubber bands, fishing line and paper clips to perfect their own pearly whites – a practice that orthodontists warn could lead to gum irritation, misalignment and tooth loss.A quick search on YouTube reveals thousands of tutorials about how to straighten teeth without braces, […]

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Carestream Agrees to Sell Dental Digital Business to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and Hillhouse/CareCapital

April 14, 2017

From Business Wire: Carestream, working with its parent company, Onex Corporation (TSX:ONEX), has entered into an agreement to sell its dental digital business to funds managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R), a leading global private investment firm, and CareCapital Advisors Limited (CareCapital), a specialist investment platform focused on dental and consumer health in Asia and […]

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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April 11, 2017
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Prehistoric ‘Aspirin’ Found in Sick Neanderthal’s Teeth

March 31, 2017

Evidence of pain-killers is just one intriguing detail pulled from a closer look at the DNA in ancient tooth plaque. Source: Prehistoric ‘Aspirin’ Found in Sick Neanderthal’s Teeth Very interesting. This is obviously dental but the opposite of future tech in fact it is prehistoric tech. It is fashionable to proclaim that dental disease is […]

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