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Dexis for Dentrix Ascend

March 3, 2016

New at the Chicago Midwinter: Dentrix Ascend the cloud computing practice management system from Henry Schein now has a much needed new feature. Cloud based radiography. Cloud based digital radiography has been a challenge. The speed of data transfer has limited the effectiveness of cloud based systems such that most dentists used a locally installed […]

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The Future will be Partly Cloudy

November 26, 2013

Cloud computing has been the “next big thing” for close to fifteen years. Back then it wasn’t the Cloud or SAS but was called ASP (Application Service Provider).  Various companies have been nibbling at the edge of cloud computing for dentists since 1999. They have been nibbling but have failed to achieve much a foothold […]

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Hackers Have Seized 38 Million Adobe Customer Records

November 8, 2013

From Gizmodo: Adobe has admitted that hackers have snatched over 38 million Adobe IDs and encrypted passwords, along with credit card information, reports Reuters. Adobe spokeswoman Heather Edell told Reuters that the company believes the attackers obtained access to “many invalid Adobe IDs, inactive Adobe IDs, Adobe IDs with invalid encrypted passwords and test account […]

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How to Improve Your Wi-Fi Signal

June 28, 2013

Good advice for home and dental office, Wi-Fi routers work best without physical barriers, such as cement or brick, blocking their signal. Think of your Wi-Fi signal as a stream of water ripples, constantly moving outward but getting weaker as it expands. Centralize your router in your home, ensuring the strongest signal will reach as […]

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Eight Advantages of Cloud Computing

May 10, 2013

Dentalcompare this week’s article. What the heck do people mean when they talk about cloud computing and how does that effect dentistry? …one would never display techno ignorance by being so out of it as to ask what the term “The Cloud” is actually referring to. So what does the cloud actually mean in the […]

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Webinar March 13

March 9, 2013

Digital Technology and the Future of Dentistry Larry Emmott, DDS Course date: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 05:00 PM (MST) Computers aren’t just for numbers any more. Some of the most exciting and incredible developments in technology are in the area of advanced diagnostics and treatment. Everyday dentist are faced with remarkable new high tech products […]

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Dentrix Ascend and the Natural User Interface

February 27, 2013

The sneak peek demo I got of Dentrix Ascend at the Chicago Midwinter confirmed one of my favorite high tech adages, ”A car is not just a faster horse.” When we first create a digital version of a traditional analog paper system we invariably attempt to duplicate the paper system in a digital format. In […]

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Dentrix Ascend

February 25, 2013
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Why the Cloud is Better

February 21, 2013

Cloud computing has been the “next big thing” for close to fifteen years. I first wrote about it back in 1999 when it was called ASP (Application Service Provider). Why it has taken so long to actually catch on is an interesting study, never the less with the entrance of Henry Schein and Dentrix Ascend […]

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Why Dentrix in the Cloud is Such a Big Thing

February 20, 2013

The announcement scheduled for later this week at the Chicago Midwinter that Henry Schein and Dentrix are getting into the cloud is huge. In the US Henry Schein is the biggest dental supplier and their flagship practice management system Dentrix is the most used software Various companies have been nibbling at the edge of cloud […]

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Dwave Quantum Computing Could Disruptively Impact Medicine

January 25, 2013

Hmmm D-Wave is currently investigating the use of quantum computing in understanding protein folding. Mr. Hilton explains “if we could understand the structure of proteins we would know what drugs can interfere with their activity.” D-Wave is also developing algorithms that can detect cancer based on x-ray information. via Dwave Quantum Computing Could Disruptively Impact […]

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Who Owns the Data? Good Question

October 24, 2012

I think the following comment regarding this post from last week is worth highlighting. You are right on target about the PMS companies NOT owning the data in the PMS. So it baffles me that Henry Schein has take the opposite stance with Dentrix G5. If you don’t already know – they have encrypted the […]

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The Anti-Buzz: Clouds

April 3, 2012

The Buzz: The cloud is just a buzzword. The Anti-Buzz: The cloud is very abstract, but very real. According to some, “the cloud” is yet another tech-bubble. I wanted to address this claim, but I realized that the audience here would probably prefer a primer on what the cloud is and isn’t before I wax […]

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Cloud Computing: The Layperson’s Guide

August 31, 2011

There is probably no bigger “buzz word” in technology right now that “cloud computing”. It is used to mean many different things depending on who is using it. The original meaning has been stretched past the breaking point. As dentists we are and will be presented with “cloud” solutions. If we expect to make good […]

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