I will be presenting two sessions at the Ontario Dental Association Annual Spring Meeting May 2-4 in Toronto. ASM. I am originally from Canada,I was born in Ontario so I am looking forward to “going home”.
Digital Radiography is one of the most exciting and fastest growing technologies in dentistry. It is also the area with the most misinformation. I constantly talk with dentists who either do buy digital for the wrong reasons or don’t buy for the wrong reasons. My comprehensive technology guide, “Digital Radiography” exposes nine myths about digital [...]
Interoperability is the ability of different technologies from different manufacturers to work together. UVC is a tech industry standard for use with streaming video devices like web cams, camcorders and most important for us intraoral video cameras. If a camera is UVC compliant it will plug and play with any standard computer both Windows and [...]
From Wired Business: After years of exotic and very expensive machines sequencing DNA, the genomics industry finally looks poised for its cell phone moment. Soon, the business of genetics could look a lot like the commodity-driven mobile industry, with providers selling hardware on the cheap and relying on software, apps and diagnostics to drive revenue. [...]
This is BIG NEWS Henry Schein, is launching a new cloud-based practice management system at the Chicago MidWinter. According to Schein insiders, it is a completely new system. The designers spent two years in research and development working with dentists to create an innovative interface and workflow from the ground up. On Thursday, in Chicago, [...]
(HT Titus Schleyer) From the NYT. …the report neglected one powerful incentive for the switch to electronic records: the resulting databases of clinical information are gold mines for medical research. The monitoring and analysis of electronic medical records, some scientists say, have the potential to make every patient a participant in a vast, ongoing clinical [...]
I am very excited to be presenting two 3 hour hands on programs at the Yankee Dental Congress in Boston, Jan 31. Sesame Communications is sponsoring and helping me present two sessions on social media and digital marketing. We will look at your Google presence, discuss YouTube and Facebook among other online resources and then [...]
Follow the link below for the Yankee Dental Congress mobile app. I am a big fan of this idea and many of the more progressive meetings are developing apps. The first ones I used were very basic but the newer versions are quite helpful. Yankee Dental Congress 2013. BTW you can use the app to [...]
DENTRIX TIP OF THE MONTH SCHEDULING: Using the More Info Button in the Select Patient Dialog to View Family Appointment Information What do you train the office to do with this feature? I train offices to use the More Info button to see at a glance if any of a patient’s family members have an [...]
From Dr. Bicuspid: With the proliferation of electronic health records (EHRs) and a growing emphasis upon accountability in healthcare, diagnostic coding will become increasingly important via Dental Practice Management. I read this in Dr. Bicuspid, found it interesting but frankly did not care much for the attitude of the guy they quoted from UCSF. However [...]
Myth: The thinnest sensors are the most comfortable. Fact: This seems to make sense but on examination it is just silly. With this logic pressing a knife blade into your hand would be more comfortable than pressing a spoon. After all, the knife is thinner. Within the range of all sensors on [...]
I will be presenting to the California Pedodontic Research Conference on Digital Technology in Dentistry on September 28 and 29. This prestigious group has been meeting every year for 62 years and I am honored to part of their program. Plus the meeting is at Fallen Leaf by beautiful Lake Tahoe.
I will be visiting with some of my favorite people in one of my favorite places. The Pride Institute is holding its annual alumni meeting at the fabulous Enchantment Resort in Sedona AZ. Sept 20-22.I hope to do a bit of mountain bike riding after the morning sessions. Sedona is where I hold [...]
Good to know: After years of testing, major Internet companies, internet service providers, and independent Websites, will switch permanently to IPv6, the next-generation Internet networking technology on June 6. For most end-users and SMBs, nothing will change, as their computers will continue to connect to the Internet and their favorite services will remain online. via [...]
Check out this You Tube video of mountain biking in Sedona. The guy in the video is a young stud showing off. We won’t be doing this extreme riding. However the video does show the general trail type and the amazing red rock scenery.