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Wisdom?

June 16, 2017

Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced. All computers wait at the same speed. At the source of every error which is blamed on the computer you will find at least two human errors, including the error of blaming it on the computer. If it ain’t broke, fix it till it is broken. Upgrade: […]

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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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Paperless…Not

June 9, 2017

Print…Sign…Scan…Shred is not paperless. Get some help:  

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June 5, 2017
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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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A history of dentistry – in pictures

June 1, 2017

From The Guardian: Source: This will hurt: a history of dentistry – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

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May 11 National Root Canal Appreciation Day

May 11, 2017
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Six to Go

May 9, 2017

I have been very lucky in that as a dental speaker I have traveled to cities and states all across the country. However there are six states I have yet to visit. They are: Alaska, West Virginia and a four state bundle right in the middle of the country, Nebraska, Wyoming, and both Dakotas. I fully intend to get to […]

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Paperless…what about Paperwork?

May 8, 2017

We now have a completely paperless office. That presents a dilemma. It is no longer appropriate to say “We have to do the paperwork.” There is no paper. So what is it now? Mouse work? Electron manipulation? Work that was previously known as paper?

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Stone Age hunter-gatherers tackled their cavities with a sharp tool and tar

May 5, 2017

From Science News: Two teeth from a person who lived in what’s now northern Italy between 13,000 and 12,740 years ago bear signs of someone having scoured and removed infected soft, inner tissue. The treated area was then covered with bitumen, a sticky, tarlike substance Stone Age folks used to attach stone tools to handles Source: […]

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Dentists in the movies!

April 29, 2017

Dentistry in the movies! Follow the link above for a nice compilation of all the lousy dental characters in the movies. Let’s just say that in the movies the dentist is never the noble, brave and ever so sexy hero. It is a burden we must bear 🙁

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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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