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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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April 7, 2020

Beware of bargains in Parachutes, Brain Surgery and Dentistry.

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April 7, 2020
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Two Reports to Focus on During Down Time

April 6, 2020

From Dentrix: The linked article will take you step by step through some of the tasks I suggested you do while we are shut out of the office; Two Reports to Focus on During Down Time The world is experiencing challenging times. It can be especially difficult for dentists and dental office managers because dental […]

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With internet usage surging, companies are scrambling to keep it all running

April 6, 2020

From Popular Science: It’s unclear when exactly network usage will peak. Source: With internet usage surging, companies are scrambling to keep it all running | Popular Science Working from home, increased streaming for entertainment and even home schooling have all added to the volume carried over the Internet. Twenty years ago the effects of the pandemic […]

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April 3, 2020
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Zoom macOS install ‘shady,’ plus video chats aren’t end-to-end encrypted

April 2, 2020

From Appleinsider: Video conferencing service Zoom reportedly installs itself on Macs by working around Apple’s regular security, and also promotes that it has end-to-end encryption, but demonstrably does not. Zoom’s popularity as a video conferencing tool has soared over the coronavirusIncreased usage of video conferencing app and service Zoom during the coronavirus outbreak is leading […]

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April 2, 2020
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News you can use for April 1, 2020

April 1, 2020

Brushing and mouthwash use plummet as people realize that other people can not smell your bad breath on Zoom. TP and bottled water futures crashed after people in lock down reported the water system still working and no detectable increase in bathroom related activities. Dental insurance companies rush to pay up on stalled claims and […]

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Dental Art

April 1, 2020

“What’s Up Doc?” You would be a fool to have him as your dentist. 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 […]

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Carestream Dental | Teledentistry

March 31, 2020

A nice tele-dentistry resource from Carestream: Together, Carestream Dental and MouthWatch TeleDent are here to help your practice navigate today’s COVID-19 challenges and beyond. Depending on the needs of your practice, our customized teledentistry solutions inlcude: Online patient portal to share information with patients remotely Secure 2-way patient messaging for screening patients before an appointment […]

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Grandpa was Wrong

March 31, 2020

My grandfather was a dentist practicing in Canada over one hundred years ago. At that time there was an amazing new technology that many dentists were just starting to use. However, according to my grandfather, the technology was really just a trick to fool patients. That technology was X-Ray. Today we look back on the […]

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Privacy Tip

March 31, 2020

From security expert James McQuiggan from AADP Security Panel. When answering security questions such as your mother’s maiden name etc. use made up names. Of course you then have to remember the false names you made up.

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March 30, 2020
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VPN

March 30, 2020

If you are working from home because of the Corona Pandemic you should be using a VPN. VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. It is a secure portal that hides your internet communications from others , including your ISP (Internet Service Provider).  From Wikipedia: A virtual private network (VPN) extends a private network across a public network and enables users […]

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Artificial intelligence may not be better than experts at reading medical scans

March 30, 2020

This story is not about…you know what. From UPI.com: A new study casts doubt on claims that artificial intelligence (AI) equals or surpasses the ability of human experts to interpret medical images. Source: Artificial intelligence may not be better than experts at reading medical scans – UPI.com They claim earlier studies were flawed.

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March 27, 2020
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COVID-19 Resources for Dentists

March 26, 2020

From the ADA, includes coding and billing guidance for tele-dentistry Source: COVID-19 Resources for Dentists

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Tele Dental Consult

March 26, 2020

More on working from home during Corona Pandemic shutdown. According to HHS the list below includes some vendors that represent that they provide HIPAA-compliant video communication products and that they will enter into a HIPAA BAA. Skype for Business Updox VSee Zoom for Healthcare Doxy.me Google G Suite Hangouts Meet Dentists may use one of […]

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This is how a popular free antivirus program sells your data

March 26, 2020

From MIT Technology Review: Avast is a multibillion-dollar computer security company based in the Czech Republic. Its software is used by an estimated 400 million people around the world. Last year it emerged that the company was sucking up user behavior data and selling it Source: This is how a popular free antivirus program sells your […]

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Red Tape Pandemic

March 25, 2020



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