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At the ADA OperaDDS

October 21, 2014

One of the most intriguing new tech products I saw at the ADA was the new upgraded version of OperaDDS. Developed by a dentist, Bryan Laskin, OperaDDS is a complete information dashboard that combines dental practice communications so that any team member can instantly be paged, receive e-mail, send orders to labs, or collaborate with […]

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Dentrix Mastery Tracks

October 17, 2014

Dentrix Mastery Tracks™ will make sure every member of your team is as prepared and capable as your technology—by giving you a fast and affordable way to test what they know about Dentrix and find out where they need improvement. It also directs them to the targeted training they need to enhance their skills and […]

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Maintaining a Legally Sound Health Record: Paper and Electronic

October 12, 2014

Some guidelines worth looking at from AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association) The health record is the legal business record for a healthcare organization. As such, it must be maintained in a manner that follows applicable regulations, accreditation standards, professional practice standards, and legal standards. The standards may vary based on practice setting, state statutes, […]

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Evolution of the Desk

October 7, 2014

http://bestreviews.com/best-standing-desks#the-transformation-of-the-desk Via bestreviews.com

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They made me use Mac OS 9

October 6, 2014

From Ars Technica: …roll with whatever new software companies push out, even if it requires small changes to my workflow. In the long run it’s just easier to do that than it is to declare you won’t ever upgrade again because someone changed something in a way you didn’t like. via My coworkers made me use […]

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With Windows 10, Microsoft Finally Gets It

October 5, 2014

From Mashable: Call me crazy, but I think businesses are going to like Windows 10. By reintroducing the start menu, adding easy-to-access multiple desktops and even giving the Command Prompt its first upgrade in years, Microsoft is doing more than paying lip service to a disenfranchised business customer — it’s delivering what could be the […]

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Who Owns the Data?

October 2, 2014

In case you missed it: Dentalcompare from Nov 2012 As a dentist you create data as a byproduct of doing dentistry. You can’t help it. The data oozes out of the practice. The question is who owns the data?… For example if a dentist in Cleveland using imaginary PMS Softrix wishes to give away some […]

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What do you Need to Know?

September 16, 2014

This month’s Inscriptions article is at the link. Inscriptions—Sep 2014.

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Saved by the Cloud…or not

September 15, 2014

When you visit a medical or dental office in the future you won’t be handed a clip board and paper forms, all your personal and medical data will be stored on the cloud. The medical / dental office will merely request a download and all the data will be available instantly. No forms, no guessing […]

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Profitability Coaching

August 29, 2014

  On of the best sessions at the recent Henry Schein Technology summit in Utah was on the Dentrix coaching program presented by Tammy McHood. Coaching is a remarkable program that virtually every Dentrix office needs to consider. In case you missed it, here is what I wrote about coaching earlier this year. From Dentrix: […]

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Dentrix Ascend Cloud Based Management Software

August 25, 2014
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PPO Analyzer for Dentrix

August 22, 2014

From DPR: There are four main components to The PPO Analyzer. PPO Production Summary – This will give you production by fee schedule and compare it to your UCR fee schedule and give you a net difference. This is your bottom line PPO write-off. PPO Patient Demographics – This will give you total number of patients […]

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Dentrix Tip Refreshing Reports for Real-Time Information

August 18, 2014

When you generate a report in Dentrix, the settings and filters you use for the report are stored in the report that is sent to the Batch Processor. However, the actual report data is compiled when you view the report, so if you leave a report in the Batch Processor, you can view updated information […]

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Set up Systems for your Dental Front Desk Team

August 13, 2014

Dentrix User Tips The difference between filling the schedule and having a system to fill the schedule, is huge. The first is reactionary. “Omigosh! Someone cancelled their 2 hour appointment this afternoon – we’ve got to fill the schedule!”  The second is proactive. Every patient with diagnosed treatment that does not have an appointment, receives […]

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Academy of General Dentistry Webinar Aug 20

August 12, 2014

Technology from front to back: Integrating your business and clinical team members to boost efficiency and productivity Wednesday, Aug. 20, 7 to 8:30 p.m. CDT Creating a great high tech, paperless, digital dental office will never happen by accident. Digital technology is not just a part of practice management but a critical element in every […]

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Dentrix Business of Dentistry Conference Next Week

August 1, 2014

Choose from more than 80 sessions taught by the industry’s top experts in Dentrix business and clinical training. Maximize your dental technology investments, improve productivity, boost profitability and enhance patient care. More importantly, have fun! via Dentrix Business of Dentistry Conference. August 7-9 in Las Vegas

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Cloud Revolution

July 25, 2014
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CBCT Education

July 15, 2014

I am a huge fan of CBCT (Cone Beam CT). The diagnostic information and the ability to preplan surgery, avoid complications and find hidden pathology is amazing. However there are two major problems: Most dentists were never taught how to read a CBCT. We are great with bite wings but CBCT has so much more […]

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Anti-Buzz: Operating Systems

June 14, 2014

Andrew has been writing Anti Buzz for 4 years resulting in almost 200 articles. For the next several weeks we will revisit some of these just in case you missed it:   The Buzz: Operating Systems are a brand, inseparable from the machine they are sold with. The Anti-Buzz: Operating Systems are just mediators, and more interchangeable […]

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The Advantages of Digital Dental Treatment Notes

May 29, 2014

In case you missed it: Dentalcompare from last August. It is amazing how many dentists will spend enormous amounts of time every day writing, editing and reviewing poorly scribbled, hard to read handwritten notes but will not do a little planning and take a few hours to create digital notes so they never have to […]

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