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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

January 22, 2020

“Denture Cup” I like the touch of the gold crown on # 31. Dental art is anything that depicts teeth or dentistry in an interesting or artistic way. If you have any suggestions for future Dental Art pieces please send them to me or give me a link. Thanks. Previous “Dental Art” images can be […]

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Omer Reed 1932-2020 RIP

January 21, 2020

If you are a dentist – even though you may not know it – how you practice today was influenced by Dr. Omer Reed. He was a remarkable man, the most non linear thinker I have ever met. He passed away last week leaving us an amazing legacy. One of Omer’s non linear cutting edge […]

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We Tested Ring’s Security. It’s Awful

January 21, 2020

From VICE: Ring lacks basic security features, making it easy for hackers to turn the company’s cameras against its customers. Source: We Tested Ring’s Security. It’s Awful – VICE I hope you didn’t get one for Christmas.

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Janice Hurley AADP Preview

January 20, 2020

In this digital era, providing excellent clinical care isn’t the only key to a successful dental practice; in fact, a significant part of a dentist’s success can be chalked up to the image the professional projects to patients and the community. In this new podcast, Dr. Julie Kellogg talks with Janice Hurley, author of Dental Image Branding: […]

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Utah’s Merit Medical gives employees on-site dental care

January 16, 2020

From Deseret News: Interesting Since opening in May, the Merit dental clinic — with two part-time dentists, three hygienists and bilingual assistants — has served 1,136 patients with 2,724 appointments, providing more than $340,000 in benefits to employees. Patients don’t pay anything out of pocket and can get up to $3,000 in care per person each […]

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Dental Art

January 15, 2020

“Rose Mouth” I do not have a title or an artist for this. To say the least, I find it bizarre. Watercolor flower with a bombed out mouth. Dental art is anything that depicts teeth or dentistry in an interesting or artistic way. If you have any suggestions for future Dental Art pieces please send […]

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We’ve just had the best decade in human history. Seriously

January 14, 2020

From The Spectator: Let nobody tell you that the second decade of the 21st century has been a bad time. We are living through the greatest improvement in human living standards in history. Extreme poverty has fallen below 10 per cent of the world’s population for the first time. It was 60 per cent when I […]

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Google defends amassing health data on millions of people

January 9, 2020

“These organizations, like Ascension, use Google to securely manage their patient data, under strict privacy and security standards,” he added. “They are the stewards of the data and we provide services on their behalf.”Known internally as “Project Nightingale,” The Journal reported that Google’s deal involves data such as “lab results, doctor diagnoses and hospitalization records, […]

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Dental Art

January 8, 2020

“Snow Tooth” For all the dentists in the Midwest. Dental art is anything that depicts teeth or dentistry in an interesting or artistic way. If you have any suggestions for future Dental Art pieces please send them to me or give me a link. Thanks. Previous “Dental Art” images can be found here on Pinterest.

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Want a better decision? Plan a better meeting

January 7, 2020

The most popular business management article from McKinsey in 2019: Effective meetings produce better business decisions. Yet too many decision meetings are doomed from the get-go. Source: Plan a better decision meeting | McKinsey Three questions to ask before every business meeting. Should we be even having a meeting? What is the meeting for anyway? […]

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This is happening in dentistry

January 6, 2020
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2019 Data Breach Hall of Shame: These were the biggest data breaches of the year

January 6, 2020

From CNET: The biggest recurrent motif among the major data breaches of 2019 wasn’t the black-hooded hacker in a dark room, digging into a screen full of green text. It was a faceless set of executives and security professionals under the fluorescent lights of an office somewhere, frantically dialing their attorneys and drafting public relations apologies […]

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Commentary: 10 Healthcare Predictions for 2020

January 2, 2020

From Fortune: Health Care Investors Predict 10 Ways the Industry Will Change in 2020 Source: Commentary: 10 Healthcare Predictions for 2020 | Fortune The predictions have no direct dental components, however they touch on several topics which will influence dentistry. These include data privacy, artificial intelligence and big tech disruptions.

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Happy New Year

December 31, 2019
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Ransomware at Colorado IT Provider Affects 100+ Dental Offices

December 30, 2019

From Krebs on Security: This is disturbing. A Colorado company that specializes in providing IT services to dental offices suffered a ransomware attack that is disrupting operations for more than 100 dentistry practices, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Multiple sources affected say their IT provider, Englewood, Colo. based Complete Technology Solutions (CTS), was hacked, allowing a potent strain […]

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Living in the 21st Century

December 30, 2019

You accidentally enter your password on the microwave. You haven’t played solitaire with real cards in years. You have a list of 15 phone numbers to reach your family of three You e-mail the person who works at the desk next to you.

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Sweet Tooth

December 27, 2019

Chocolate Dental Pathology Model From my friends at Florida Probe

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Happy Boxing Day

December 26, 2019
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Merry Christmas

December 24, 2019
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No Dental Questions

December 23, 2019

Here are the top 10 health-related questions consumers asked Google: How to lower blood pressure What is keto? How to get rid of hiccups How long does the flu last? What causes hiccups? What causes kidney stones? What is HVP? How to lower cholesterol How many calories should I eat a day? How long does […]

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