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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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Digital Technology Guide 2019

October 17, 2019

From Burkhart Dental Supply: Another resource. Are you ready to unleash digital? Our team created an at-a-glace guide to digital techonlogy – including which FOV is right for me plus ROI benefits. Source: Digital Technology Guide 2019 – Burkhart Dental Supply

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Toothpic Pro – Start Offering Teledentistry in your dental practice

October 17, 2019

If your patient has a question or needs a follow up outside of the office, they can send you high quality photos of their teeth through our HIPAA compliant software. Source: Toothpic Pro – Start Offering Teledentistry in your dental practice If you plan to have a thriving leading edge practice in the next decade […]

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Dental Art

October 16, 2019

“Water Mouth” I sadly do not have a title or an artist for this one. However I really like the use of splatter and the vertical lines to create the image. Dental art is anything that depicts teeth or dentistry in an interesting or artistic way. If you have any suggestions for future Dental Art […]

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Does Your Toothbrush Have an App Yet? – The New York Times

October 15, 2019

This is what your patients are reading in the NYT. Among the latest innovations: The use of digital scanners and 3-D printers to offer same-day crown replacements, smart toothbrushes that talk back to you via a phone app when you’ve missed an area while brushing, lasers that eliminate the need for an anesthetic, and digital […]

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Generational Tech

October 15, 2019

Many years ago I remember sitting with my mother helping her balance her checkbook.  We entered all the checks and subtracted to get the balance. I quickly did it by hand but then grabbed a calculator to check my math. My mother approached it from the opposite end. She used a calculator but then did […]

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Making it Digital

October 14, 2019

It is possible to turn all the gobs of dead tree (paper) information stuffed in our charts into electronic digital information. YES. There are four ways to create digital information Enter it: What this refers to is the process of directly typing or clicking in information. Capture it: Digital capture refers to a process that creates […]

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New Tariff Increase Could Lead to Computer Shortages

October 10, 2019

From Advanced Automation Blog…Interesting: Waiting to upgrade your Window’s 7 computers could prove to be a fatal mistake. The new 25% tariff increase with China will effect computer parts including motherboards, graphic cards, CPU coolers and even desktop towers. If you wait until the last minute to upgrade you Window’s 7 PC’s there is a good […]

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Dentrix eNewsletter

October 10, 2019

A GREAT Resource for Dentrix Users Get the latest news, product reviews, and expert tips delivered to you. Focused on the needs of Dentrix users, the Dentrix eNewsletter keeps you in-the-know. Source: Dentrix eNewsletter | Dentrix

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Dental Art

October 9, 2019

“Berry” 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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Southwest Dental Conference

October 8, 2019

I will be presenting two sessions in Dallas Thursday October 10 Source: Southwest Dental Conference

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Doctor Alexa Will See You Now: Is Amazon Primed To Come To Your Rescue?

October 8, 2019

From Kaiser Health News: But a flood of new opportunities are emerging since Alexa won permission to use protected patient health records controlled under the U.S. privacy law known as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Before, Alexa had been limited to providing generic responses about medical conditions. Now that it can transmit private […]

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New art exhibition explores strange history of dentistry and its links to Birmingham Jewellery Quarter

October 7, 2019

Artist Anna Dumitriu has created the new exhibition to explore the cultural and psychological impact of dentistry inspired by Birmingham Dental Hospital’s existing collection of historic artefacts. Anna said: “When I first began this project I had no idea just how truly fascinating and, at times, downright bizarre the history of dentistry was, let alone […]

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AADPA Annual Meeting March 4-7 2020

October 7, 2019

Source: AADPA | Annual Meeting | Dental Meeting | Dental Conference | AADP One of the best meetings in dentistry. This organization has had a powerful positive effect on my life. Both personally and professionally. Mark your calendars and register today.

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October 4, 2019
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Speaking in Halifax on Saturday

October 4, 2019
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2019 Internet Statistics, Trends & Data

October 3, 2019

\ Online UsersAs of January 2019, the UAE, along with Andorra, Aruba, Bermuda, Iceland, and Qatar, were jointly ranked first in the rank of countries with the highest internet penetration rate, with an internet penetration rate of 99%.(DataReportal; We Are Social; Hootsuite, 2019)English is the most common language used on the internet as of March […]

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Dental Art

October 2, 2019

“Stand Up Dentistry” I believe this is a posed photo. Maybe not. Nevertheless I love her expression and body language as well as the old time equipment including the short cone x-ray device. NOTE: the complete absence of proper finger rests. A sure sign off a posed photo not a real dentist. Dental art is […]

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Training Training Training

October 1, 2019

For Dentrix Users Top 4 reasons to attend an Insight Seminar: Fast-track your learning with the need-to-know tools and strategies hand-picked by our Dentrix experts Get our list of new features that will help you optimize your work in Dentrix Discover better ways to organize, track, and present treatment plans Get all these insights packed […]

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3 Marketing KPIs That Affect Your Practice’s Success

October 1, 2019

From Dental Marketing & Practice Management | Sesame Communications: 3 Marketing KPIs That Affect Your Practice’s SuccessNews flash – there are other Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) than Return on Investment (ROI) and cost! Source: 3 Marketing KPIs That Affect Your Practice’s Success – Dental Marketing & Practice Management | Sesame Communications The three are: Conversion Rate […]

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Three Rights

September 30, 2019
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