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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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September 24, 2020
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Dental Art

September 23, 2020

“Teeth in the Clouds” Interesting Quapdiptych with molar shaped clouds by Carl Mefford. You can get a print for the office here. 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 […]

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Making healthcare more affordable through scalable automation

September 22, 2020

From McKinsey: As more healthcare companies start to implement automation technologies, the ability to coordinate across the organization in achieving scale will be a major determinant of success. Source: Making healthcare more affordable through scalable automation | McKinsey Another thoughtful analysis from McKinsey. The linked article looks at many business sectors, not just medicine/dentistry and analyses how […]

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Working from Home in Dentistry

September 21, 2020

Dental office jobs that could be done from home via telecommuting; Answer the phones, and do everything else that follows after you answer: Update charts including health histories based on patient filling in online forms. Send insurance claims Send statements Enter payments Pay bills Order Supplies Run reports Manage recall Manage e-services I am sure […]

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Dental Art

September 16, 2020

“Look Mom” A Mad Magazine spoof on the Norman Rockwell “No Cavities”  Crest paintings featured last week. 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 […]

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How to get more Google customer reviews

September 15, 2020

From GoDaddy Blog: Online customer reviews have emerged as one of the most important digital marketing tools, especially for small businesses that want to compete with much larger corporations. The best part is, your company does not have to do much of the work except encourage customers to leave their favorable impressions about your business on […]

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Important Online Safety Tips for Employees Who Work from Home

September 14, 2020

Online safety has become an increasingly important topic in our ever-changing digital world, but people who work from home need to be especially vigilant in taking digital security seriously. Not taking necessary precautions could not only slow down your productivity, it could also have major business ramifications. Our guide explains everything you need to know […]

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Never Forget

September 11, 2020
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How to Clean Up Your Social Media Accounts Without Deleting Them

September 10, 2020

From Gizmodo: Good to know There are many reasons to avoid wanting a social media digital paper trail of your entire life. Maybe there are posts there you think your new employer won’t like, or that your new partner’s parents won’t like, or even ones that you don’t believe in anymore. But wiping the slate […]

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Dental Art

September 9, 2020

“No Cavities!” A series of commercial images painted by American treasure Norman Rockwell. Part of a series of ads for Crest. There are a number of others. 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 […]

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 The Dentrix Office Manager Blog

September 8, 2020

A GREAT resource for Dentrix Users. Source:  The Dentrix Office Manager Blog

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Here’s How Much Your Personal Information Is Selling for on the Dark Web

September 7, 2020

From Experian:  Thank you to Danny Bobrow for the link. Here are the 10 most common pieces of information sold on the dark web and the general range of what they’re worth—or rather can sell for: Source: Here’s How Much Your Personal Information Is Selling for on the Dark Web – Experian You can see there […]

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‘Sensei’ Name Introduced as New Brand Identity for Care Management Platform

September 7, 2020

Carestream Dental has rebranded “Care Management Platform” as Sensei Cloud. Sensei Cloud combines powerful imaging, practice management, clinical workflows and intuitive design into one platform that offers anytime, anywhere access. Source: PRESS RELEASE: ‘Sensei’ Name Introduced as New Brand Identity for Care Management Platform

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Medical Terms for the Layman

September 4, 2020

Artery The Study of Fine Paintings Barium What you do when CPR fails Cesarean Section A district in Rome Colic A sheep dog Coma A punctuation mark Congenital Friendly Dilate To live long Fester Quicker G.I. Series Baseball games between teams of soldiers Grippe A suitcase Hangnail A coat hook Medical Staff A doctor’s cane […]

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Can your recall reminder system do this? 

September 3, 2020

Fill last-minute appointments with rapid waitlist messaging…automatically remind patients to pre-register, sign consents, pre-medicate and follow pre and post op care instructions. From PBHS The above is a direct quote from a PBHS ad. I have not used that system and have not talked with anyone who has so I am not necessarily recommending it. […]

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Sally McKenzie, 1951-2020

September 2, 2020

Sally McKenzie, the Founder of McKenzie Management and a leader in the nation’s dental practice management field, passed away unexpectedly on September 1 at her home in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Source: Sally McKenzie, 1951-2020 | The New Dentist She was a remarkable woman in many ways. RIP

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Dental Art

September 2, 2020

“Pierced Incisor”  Really? 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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Up to 90% of People Testing Positive for Covid-19 Are NOT Infectious

September 1, 2020

From NYT: This is VERY GOOD News Some of the nation’s leading public health experts are raising a new concern in the endless debate over coronavirus testing in the United States: The standard tests are diagnosing huge numbers of people who may be carrying relatively insignificant amounts of the virus. Most of these people are […]

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Too Many Goals = No Goals at All

September 1, 2020

From Marcus Buckingham: If you overwhelm your people with tons of goals, or many sub-goals, you run the risk of them trying to do everything in a superficial or inadequate way. Instead, try to create total clarity around a few — probably 4-6 a quarter is about right. What is true about goals in general is also […]

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Selling your time

August 31, 2020

More wisdom from Seth Godin: We don’t pay surgeons by the hour…When you sell your time, you’re giving away your ability to be a thoughtful, productivity-improving professional. Source: Selling your time | Seth’s Blog This is sooo applicable to dentistry. Have you ever had a patient complain that you charged a goodly fee for something […]

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