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Teeth Whitening Is Big Business, But Do Over-The-Counter Products Really Work?

August 17, 2017

From Health News : NPR: A colleague of hers describes the tooth product aisle in stores as the “dental aisle of confusion,” because there are so many options. “You can easily get bewildered standing there trying to figure out which option is the best,” she says. Source: Teeth Whitening Is Big Business, But Do Over-The-Counter Products […]

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CE and FUN

August 12, 2017
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This Automatic Toothbrush Will Clean Your Teeth in 10 Seconds

August 11, 2017

From Men’s Health: It’s called the Amabrush, and it’s a fully automatic toothbrush that’s supposed to clean those pearly whites in a matter of seconds. Yup, you stick the brush in your mouth, do nothing, and 10 seconds later, you just brushed your teeth. Source: ​Weird or Cool: This Automatic Toothbrush Will Clean Your Teeth in […]

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Climb for a Cause© Annual Event 2017 September 15-17

August 3, 2017

Mt. Timpanogos, Utah September 15 – 17 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 […]

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Technology Costs Too Much

July 27, 2017

One of the primary reasons dentists cite for not using advanced technology is that it costs too much. On the other hand, one of the primary benefits dentists cite when they do use advanced technology is cost savings. Obviously there’s a gap here between perception and reality. Which is true?  Does technology cost too much? […]

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The Three Rights of a Good Dentist

July 24, 2017

Know the right thing to do. Clinical judgement and diagnostic ability. 2. Do the right thing. Integrity, do what is best for the patient. 3. Do it right. Clinical skill, excellence in execution.

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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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