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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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Tax Day

April 15, 2017
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15 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Dentists

April 14, 2017

From Mental Floss: 1. THERE’S A GOOD REASON THEY ASK QUESTIONS WHEN YOU CAN’T TALK.Trying to converse with someone after stuffing their anesthetized mouth full of cotton seems counterintuitive—but there’s a good explanation for it. Source: 15 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Dentists | Mental Floss Surprisingly favorable to dentists.

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The best and worst states to work in a dental practice: 2017

April 10, 2017

From DPR: Using a set of 11 criteria, we examined the best and worst states to work in a dental practice. Source: The best and worst states to work in a dental practice: 2017 | Dental Products Report Interesting. Like all of these kinds of surveys the results depend on what the authors decided to […]

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5 Famous Dentists: Who are not famous for being dentists

April 7, 2017

There are many famous dentists over the years who you may not have even known were dentists.  From famous gunslingers, to Hollywood stars and prominent athletes Source: 5 Famous Dentists That Rocked the Dental Industry

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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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I Fell in Love with a Dentist

March 24, 2017
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Extreme Mountain Biking

March 10, 2017

This is NOT the kind of biking we will be doing at Technology on the Rocks.

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Cavi-Tees & Molar Markers

March 2, 2017

Make a statement for your practice and place a bulk jar of Cavi-tees on your reception desk along with our small Molar Markers. Source: Cavi-Tees & Molar Markers | affordabledentalproducts I met the inventor of Cavi-tees, Marc Gottlieb, at the Chicago Midwinter.

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Singing Dentist

February 28, 2017
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Adventure CE for the Whole Team

February 17, 2017

Look HERE for information and Registration. We have priced the event to make it easy to bring the whole team.

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“You took so much time to joke me”—two hours trolling a Windows support scammer

February 16, 2017

From  Ars Technica: Technical support scams are the bottom of the barrel for cyber-crime. Using well-worn social engineering techniques that generally only work on the least sophisticated computer users, these bootleg call-center operations use a collection of commercially available tools to either convince their victims to pay exorbitant fees for “security software” or extort them to gain […]

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Sedona Biking

February 9, 2017

Video from Technology on the Rocks More Information.

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Hmmm?

February 3, 2017

A bus station is where a bus stops.  A train station is where a train stops.  On my desk, I have a work station.

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Aspiring French dentist wins Miss Universe; advocates teaching, toothcare

January 31, 2017

A dental student from Paris was crowned Miss Universe on Monday, Source: Aspiring French dentist wins Miss Universe; advocates teaching, toothcare | Reuters Ok Ok , not high tech but it is dental and it is fun.

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Pick Two

January 6, 2017

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Generational Tech

January 5, 2017

Many years ago I remember sitting with my mother helping her balance her checkbook.  We entered all the checks and subtracted to get the balance. I quickly did it by hand but then grabbed a calculator to check my math. My mother approached it from the opposite end. She used a calculator but then did […]

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Then and Now

December 23, 2016

We’ve come a long way. In 1951, Univac, the first commercial computer, made its way into computer history. It was 25 feet by 50 feet, weighed 8 tons, and cost close to $1 million. It had a processing speed of 2.25 megahertz (MHz) and a memory capacity of 1,000 words. Today, 65 years later, for less […]

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