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Starting at Perfect

April 5, 2016

The expectation from any patient getting a filling, whether it is an indigent getting it free at a Medicaid clinic, a middle class salesman getting it at a typical office paid for by insurance or a well-to-do matron paying top dollar, in cash, at a Beverly Hills boutique practice, all those patients expect a perfect, […]

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Guide to “Computers in the Back”

September 12, 2014

Are you planning to remodel or upgrade your office? Technology has become and integral part of any modern dental office. Where you put the computers, the monitors and the inputs is just as important as where the chairs and handpieces go. Many dentists just stuff the computer somewhere between the sink and the glove dispenser … then wonder […]

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High Tech Budget for 2014

December 8, 2013

Are you planning your practice budget for 2014? Be sure to include technology. Technology is a cost of doing business in the modern world. As such you should plan for it and include technology as part of a dental practice budget. Standard dental office budgets rarely include technology. We have line items like rent, staff, […]

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Digital Workflow

October 27, 2013

In many ways work flow is data flow. In the past when the data was on paper or film or even a plaster model, it (the data) could only be in one place at a time and moving it from place to place was time consuming and relatively expensive. Thus we assigned work to a […]

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A Great Website is Useless

June 21, 2013

A website is useless if it attracts prospective new patients who never make an appointment or accept recommended treatment. Many dentists are spending considerable time and money on websites, SEO and social media to attract people to the office. But what happens when the patient calls? If your office is getting calls but finding it […]

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PayPal Predicts The End of the Wallet By 2015

July 2, 2011

Hmmm “We believe that by 2015 digital currency will be accepted everywhere in the U.S. -– from your local corner store to Walmart. We will no longer need to carry a wallet.” via PayPal Predicts The End of the Wallet By 2015.

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What I Am Reading Right Now

February 7, 2011

  Recomended by Rich Madow

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Occlusion Connections Blog

May 12, 2010

A great source of information on the new science of occlusion by Clayton Chan. Occlusion Connections Blog.

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Who Owns the Data?

May 11, 2010

Hmmm, does that mean a dentist is in violation if he/she uses the video camera to record a patient testimonial and puts it on a dental practice website? …something very important, that the vast majority of both consumers and video professionals don’t know: ALL modern video cameras and camcorders that shoot in h.264 or mpeg2, come […]

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Paying for Velscope

May 10, 2010

From a very useful dental blog by Michelle Bedard from Patterson. Results of a survey indicate patients will pay extra for an oral cancer check with an instrument like Velscope. Overall, 92% of participants agreed to pay a fee for the VELscope exam. Of those who initially refused the VELscope ® exam, 78% agreed to […]

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Squeezebox

April 30, 2010

We’ve set up a number of audio services in dental offices over the years. My favorite is the new Squeezebox Touch. It allows you to play music throughout the office from multiple sources: your music collection, free Internet radio, paid services…you name it. At $300, it won’t break the bank either. via The Digital Dentist […]

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Paperless Dental Records by 2014

March 16, 2010

Have you heard that there is a new government regulation that requires dentists to have electronic records by the year 2014? I have heard or read a number of variations on this theme in the last month along with various rants and dire warnings regarding the alleged new rules. Let’s get the really important information […]

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