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Larry Emmott

Larry Emmott

1912 E. Medlock Dr. Phoenix, AZ 85016

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About Larry Emmott

Dr. Larry Emmott is one of the most entertaining speakers in dentistry and he is considered the leading dental high tech authority in the country. He has over thirty years of experience as a practicing general dentist in Phoenix, AZ. He will have you laughing while you are learning.

He has addressed hundreds of professional groups, has been a featured speaker at every major US dental meeting. He is a regular contributor to leading national magazines and was the high tech columnist for "Dental Products Report" Magazine. He has been a pioneer in online publishing with his blog EmmottonTechnology.com. and he makes frequent radio and television appearances.

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Dr. Larry Emmott is one of the most entertaining speakers in dentistry and he is considered the leading dental high tech authority in the country. He has over thirty years of experience as a practicing general dentist in Phoenix, AZ. He will have you laughing while you are learning.

Dr. Emmott was raised in Arizona and attended the University ofArizona. He graduated from the University of Southern California Dental School in 1977.

He is also an entertaining award winning professional speakerand seminar leader. He has addressed hundreds of business and professional groups on a variety of subjects, including: Computer Use in the Dental Office, Clinical Applications
of Intra Oral Video,
Practice Management and Marketing for Professionals and Communications. He was a Featured Instructor at the Pride Institute on Technology. He also founded and leads a dental computer users group and maintains a dental users world wide web site.

Dr. Emmott is the monthly technology columnist for Dental Products Report Magazine and has had many articles published in national magazines on High Tech dentistry, practice development, management,
communications and related topics. He is the founder and director of a dental computer users group, and provides high tech dental consulting for dentists and industry. He also produces a monthly newsletter on management and computer use in the dental office distributed via the Internet and he has developed and maintains a computer users Internet web site.

In 1997 he led a group of dental technology consultants and vendors in the development of “Treatment Room 2001”. This unique ongoing project brought together the leading dental technology companies and put them together in a hands on integrated dental office exhibit.

He is an active member of the American Dental Association, Arizona State Dental Association, Central Arizona Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the prestigious American Academy of Dental Practice Administration as well as other professional associations.  He has spoken to many dental organizations including major regional and national groups such as the Yankee Dental Congress, the Chicago Midwinter, the Hinman and the American Academy of Dental Practice Administration and has beena featured speaker at every ADA technology day.

Among his many awards Dr. Emmott has been recognized by Toastmasters International as an “Accredited Speaker”. This special award recognizes professionalism and outstanding achievement in public speaking and has been presented to only twenty-three people worldwide.

Dr. Emmott makes frequent appearances on radio and television. He has had a number of articles published in national magazines on dentistry, computers, practice development, management, communications and related topics. He also produces a monthly newsletter on management and computer use in the dental office distributed via the Internet. He is an active consultant and he has produced a cassette album for dentists and their staffs entitled The 87 1/2 % Solution.

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Dental Art

September 19, 2018

“Turn This Way” It is a painting and it is dental. I don’t have real info including the title or artist. I do have the name David Kebel in my notes but do not know if he is the painter or what. This demonstrates one of my pet peeves with “stock” dental images. No dentist […]

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Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft and others make health data pledge to Ease Patient, Provider Access to Health Data

September 18, 2018

From CNBC: There are many broken things about the U.S. health care system. But one of the biggest and most overlooked problems is that patients still find it too hard to share their medical information between doctors, especially those working in different hospitals. Source: Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft and others make health data pledge This is […]

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What is XaaS (Anything as a Service)?

September 18, 2018

XaaS is a general, collective term that refers to the delivery of anything as a service. It recognizes the vast number of products, tools and technologies that vendors now deliver to users as a service over a network — typically the internet — rather than provide locally or on-site within an enterprise. Examples of XaaS […]

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Tab 32 – Cloud Dental Software

September 17, 2018

Our full-featured EHR has a simple, intuitive interface that makes navigating through your day a breeze. It’s fast, free, and easy to sign up. Source: Dental EHR | Cloud Dental Software Another cloud based dental management software. They claim to be “the #1 cloud dental EHR” and “the only complete technology platform for your dental […]

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Uber for Hygienists

September 17, 2018

 Interesting. Biteline is a startup on the east coast that hooks up dental offices with hygienists and assistants looking for a part time gig.

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Did Ancient Humans Have Any Modern Dental Issues?

September 14, 2018

Yes. Cavities! The modern diet’s use of refined sugars and carbs has been connected to cavities in our teeth, but what about before modern agriculture? Homo naledi, one of our ancient relatives dating back nearly 700,000 years, apparently also had cavities likely being attributed to their diet of fruits, veggies, and honey! In fact, cavities […]

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Apple purchases augmented-reality glasses startup

September 13, 2018

From Becker’s: Augmented reality enables a device — in this case, a set of glasses — to overlay digital information on the real world. Source: Apple purchases augmented-reality glasses startup Augmented reality is one of those technologies that holds so much potential yet has yet to take hold in any substantial way. There are many […]

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Dentrix G7

September 13, 2018

Dentrix Smart Image expands your ability to give both good and fast care by protecting your practice against potential mistakes and costly human error every time you acquire images. You can also connect images with CDT codes that are then posted to the ledger, saving you time from manual entry Source: Dentrix G7 Follow the […]

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Dental Art

September 12, 2018

  “The Quack Tooth Puller” by  Theodoor Rombouts.  This is more like it. Following a “nice” dentist painting last week and a “sexy” painting the week before we return to the classical depiction of a dentist. Brutal with a crowd watching in delight. Dental art is anything that depicts teeth or dentistry in an interesting or […]

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Henry Schein to settle anti-trust class action for $39m

September 11, 2018

“We categorically and emphatically deny any wrongdoing, and we have made a business decision in the best interests of the Company to engage in settlement discussions to avoid long, distracting litigation and the additional use of resources. We have a long history of serving customers with integrity and honesty, and we have earned our reputation […]

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Carestream CS 3600 “Hybrid Scan”

September 11, 2018

Digital impressions just keep getting better and better. Carestream just announced improvements in the acquisition software used with their CS 3600 scanner. These improvements include “hybrid” scans which allow dentists to merge live scans from the mouth with the scan of an impression into a single file. The new software also for multiple bite registrations. […]

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The Wild West of online reviews

September 10, 2018

From MyView, ADA News: Sadly, many online review sites, even very popular sites, have no protocols in place to vouch for the accuracy of the evaluations. Anyone can post anything, about anyone, anytime and that is truly frightening. But does it have to be? Source: MyView: The Wild West of online reviews Worth reading, the […]

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Cloud Computing ASP

September 10, 2018

A new version of an old idea has a sexy new name. What we used to call ASP which stands for Application Service Provider has be re-named “Cloud Computing”. The name Cloud refers to the fact that the application is processed not on your local server but off in the Internet at a remote server […]

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Notice First

September 7, 2018
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A Sharp Transformation has Occurred

September 6, 2018

Peter Drucker, the dean of American management theorists wrote; “Every few hundred years throughout Western history, a sharp transformation has occurred. In a matter of decades, society all together rearranges itself – its worldview, its basic values, its social and political structure, its arts, and its key institutions. Fifty years later a new world exists. […]

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Facebook is shedding massive traffic

September 6, 2018

From  BGR: Four billion. That, according to a new study shared with CNBC by market research firm SimilarWeb, is how many monthly page visits Facebook has shed in a slow-drip but nevertheless huge decline over the last two years… …“The five websites receiving the most traffic in the U.S. in the last several years have been […]

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Dental Art

September 5, 2018

“Watercolor Dentist” Interesting painting circa 1930’s I would guess, based on the equipment. I found this on Pinterest and sadly have no title or artist. I can not make out what has been written on it. On the plus side it is a dentist in a non threatening, even friendly pose. A nice change from […]

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Digital Diagnostics

September 4, 2018

How do you find decay? Poke the tooth with a sharp stick? How do you pick a shade? Hold up a paint chip and pick what looks the best? How do you measure a perio pocket? Push in a dip stick? How do you check for TMJ problems? Put your fingers over the joint and […]

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3D-printed implants shown to help grow ‘real bone’

September 4, 2018

From Medical Press: Chemically coated, ceramic implants successfully guided the regrowth of missing bone in lab animals while “steadily dissolving,” researchers report. Surgeons and scientists at NYU School of Medicine and NYU College of Dentistry say their implanted scaffolds were naturally absorbed by the test animals’ bodies as new bone gradually replaced the devices. Source: […]

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The 2 Most Important Metrics For Your Practice

September 3, 2018

From DentistChats Blog: Vanity metrics give people a nice ego boost, but… … we’ll save them for another (life) time. It’s incurably wasteful to efficiently measure things that don’t need to be measured at all. If you’re the type of person who prefers to cut the fluff and get straight to the heart of what actually matters, this article […]

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