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The Best Gadgets Coming in 2017

January 5, 2017

Here are the likely standouts among the smartphones, VR headsets, and smart watches hitting the market this year. Source: The Best Gadgets Coming in 2017

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Dental ultrasound firm S-Ray expands in Seattle to prepare for acquisition or IPO

January 5, 2017

From  Puget Sound Business Journal: S-Ray Inc. is developing its low-cost 3D imaging system with a patented ultrasound technology. The S-Ray system connects to a laptop or tablet and does everything an X-ray does using a simple mouthpiece that scans the teeth with ultrasound sensors rather than radiation and “bitewings” disliked by many patients. Source: Dental […]

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Five Resolutions to Simplify Your Tech Life

January 2, 2017

From NYT: If you are like most people, there are things you do with tech that could use some tweaking. Strengthening your password security, for one, would benefit you tremendously in an era when hacks are rampant. For another, purging the e-junk you have accumulated over the years would help the environment and your sanity. […]

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Happy New Year!

December 31, 2016

We wish you a Healthy, Happy and Prosperous New Year.

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Tech Upgrades Just Aren’t That Great Anymore

December 27, 2016

From Bloomberg View: This week, after four and a half years of faithful service, I finally replaced my old laptop. I will not bore you with the litany of troubles that led to this decision. The only interesting thing about my decision to replace my old 15-inch Macbook Pro is what I chose to replace it […]

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Happy Boxing Day

December 26, 2016
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Merry Christmas

December 24, 2016
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U.S. dental spending increased in 2015

December 22, 2016

Dental spending again increased in 2015, an indication that the dental economy is rebounding from a flat trend that began in the Great Recession, Source: HPI brief: U.S. dental spending sees uptick in 2015 Good to know.

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December 21, 2016
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Which intraoral scanner produces the best fit?

December 20, 2016

From ADA News: To find these results, the ADA Science Institute, in collaboration with the United States Air Force, evaluated the effect of three different finish line designs on the marginal adaptation of CAD/CAM crowns… …”The results show that the newer systems allow more flexibility in restoration margin design and still produce acceptable marginal fit,” […]

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December 15, 2016
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Inaugural List of Dentistry’s 32 Most Influential

December 14, 2016

From Incisal Edge: Very interesting. Measuring “influence” is a little like measuring love, or the water view from an apartment terrace. It’s a formula that includes a few numbers, some guesswork and a whole lot of you-know-it-when-you-see it… …Only 14 of these 32 are actually dentists, a reflection of just how diverse, broad-based and, yes, […]

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December 13, 2016
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December 12, 2016
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This dentist’s office is a beach, thanks to new virtual reality for patients

December 12, 2016

From Daily Pilot: “When I slipped on the headset, I nearly completely forgot that I was at the dentist, and that changed the entire experience,” longtime patient Bonnie Holley said in a statement. “I actually almost wanted to stay longer in the chair after the procedure was done just to have some extra ‘me’ time.” Source: […]

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December 10, 2016
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December 8, 2016
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December 2, 2016
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December 1, 2016

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.

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Dental Art is More than Just Pictures of Teeth

December 1, 2016

In case you missed it – this article is a repeat however it is still timely and fun. Dentistry is not exactly a common theme in the traditional fine arts of painting and sculpture. Yet with the help of Google we can find many examples of dental art. I have collected these and started a […]

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