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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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Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2017
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February 10, 2017
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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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The 12 best Android apps of the year

December 22, 2016

From Mashable: Luckily, the Android community was as reliable as ever at turning out creative, fun and seriously useful apps. Source: The 12 best Android apps of the year None of these are specific to dentistry however many could be used in a dental office. For example there are photo apps and music apps that […]

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How the 404 Error Created the World Wide Web

December 20, 2016

From PM: So where did the number 404 come from? It might sound arbitrary, but it’s not. There are several dozen status codes in Berners-Lee’s hypertext transfer protocol, or HTTP. Codes starting with 4 are for user-side errors… Source: How the 404 Error Created the World Wide Web Geeky but interesting.

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Technology on the Rocks: NEW DATE

December 7, 2016

New Date: The next Technology on the Rocks Adventure CE program is scheduled for May 18-20, 2017 in beautiful Sedona Arizona.

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