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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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From Terrifying to Terrific: The Creative Journey of the Adventure Series

June 20, 2019

This is so cool. From GE Healthcare The Pulse: In the Pirate Adventure, a visual transformation of the equipment that was available before, patients are on a dock. There is a shipwreck and some sand castles in the corner. Children then work on the plank to be scanned.  The Coral City Adventure in the emergency room […]

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Dental Art

June 19, 2019

The Dentist, 1913 by Austrian painter Max Oppenheimer 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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Government and health care sectors had most breaches in 2018

June 18, 2019

From Roll Call: The health care sector suffered 466 incidents of cyberattacks and 304 instances of confirmed data breach, Verizon found. …A majority of those incidents and breaches stemmed from “internal actors” or health care employees misusing their user privileges to access databases they should not be accessing, Verizon said in its report. “Effectively monitoring […]

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Cloud Based Dental Practice Management Software | CareStack

June 17, 2019

Here is another cloud based practice management system. CareStack™ is a cloud based platform that combines dental practice management, patient engagement and data analytics. Source: Cloud Based Dental Practice Management Software | CareStack They have struck up a deal with Darby, which is good. I looked at the the web site and it is very […]

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Wine Kills Germs That Cause Sore Throats and Dental Plaque, Says Awesome Study

June 14, 2019

From Maxim: We already know that wine is one of the greatest things in life, but did you know that it could actually keep you from getting sick? Yup, apparently wine is a fantastic disinfectant for bad mouth germs, Source: Wine Kills Germs That Cause Sore Throats and Dental Plaque, Says Awesome Study – Maxim Good […]

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Comcast working on home health device similar to Amazon Echo

June 13, 2019

From CNBC: The device will monitor people’s basic health metrics using ambient sensors, with a focus on whether someone is making frequent trips to the bathroom or spending more time than usual in bed. Comcast is also building tools for detecting falls, which are common and potentially fatal for seniors, the people said. Source: Comcast […]

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Dental Art

June 12, 2019

Il Cavadenti (The Dentist) by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo from the mid 1700s. As usual with vintage dental art there is a crowd watching a public display. 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 […]

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Apple’s $999 Mac Pro Display XDR monitor stand is the most Apple thing ever

June 11, 2019

From  ZDNet: But the ultimate Apple accessory, the one that says that money is no object, has to be the new Mac Pro Display XDR monitor stand, priced at a cool $999. Yes, you read that right. The new Mac Pro — starting price $5,999 — doesn’t come with a display, and the 32-inch 6k […]

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Risky Business

June 11, 2019

From Solarwinds

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Get Rid Of A Website That Doesn’t Make You Money

June 10, 2019

From Patient News Blog: Is your current dental marketing provider tweaking your live website on an ongoing basis to create a better user experience? Are they tracking the behaviour of users and making educated design decisions to make it easier for your patients and prospects to engage with you? After the home page entry point […]

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Tell Ten?

June 7, 2019

Remember the old saying, a satisfied customer will tell two or three people, but a dissatisfied one will tell 8 or 10?  Clearly it was written before Facebook and Twitter.

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Dental Practice Success

June 6, 2019

A nice resource from the ADA. Dental Practice Success is a quarterly magazine-style publication that brings together well-known dental practice management counselors who serve up the best advice on a wide range of topics. Source: Dental Practice Success

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Digital Workflow 1100% Better

June 6, 2019

Digital Workflow starts with paperless charts however to be truly effective, save time and money the next step is to use e-services to do routine daily tasks like calling to confirm or taking payments. Paper workflow takes eleven times more time than digital workflow. Does that mean one person could do the job of eleven? […]

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Dental Art

June 5, 2019

“Apthous Ulcer” My notes on this are Lizzy Lunday. This image is similar to her usual work but much more representative. Nevertheless it is a bizarre subject rendered in a uncomfortable manner – looking up her nostrils. Is she showing us a sore on her lip or her lower teeth? Dental art is anything that […]

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HHS guidance clarifies HIPAA liability with use of 3rd-party health apps

June 4, 2019

From FierceHealthcare: The Trump administration is pushing the healthcare industry to be a part of the smartphone economy, but there has been some confusion about whether healthcare providers and their health IT vendors would be held accountable for how patients use their health data. To address this, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of […]

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Texas Lawmakers Include Payment Parity in Medicaid Telehealth Bill

June 3, 2019

Legislators in Texas are moving forward with a bill that would, if passed, revise several of the state’s laws governing Medicaid coverage for telehealth and telemedicine and mandate payment parity. Source: Texas Lawmakers Include Payment Parity in Medicaid Telehealth Bill Good

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Use a computer to do what a computer is good at use people to do what people are good at

May 31, 2019

Things computers do well. Computers are really good at math. Computers are great at remembering every little detail you tell it. However computers don’t remember things you don’t tell it. Computers know that 1,000,000,000,001 is not the same as 1,000,000,000,002. Computers don’t mind doing the same thing over and over and over. Things computers do […]

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Study tests imaging modalities’ accuracy on root canal anatomy

May 30, 2019

Cone-beam CT (CBCT) performed better than periapical radiography in detecting the apical delta in more than 100 premolars, but both modalities fell short compared with the gold standard of microcomputed tomography (micro-CT), t Source: Study tests imaging modalities’ accuracy on root canal anatomy

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Dental Art

May 29, 2019

“Bite the Hand” Is this jewelry? Not sure if it is art, but it is dental and it is interesting. From Krasnodar in Russia. 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 […]

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GAO: Telehealth Changes to MA Plans Will Save Roughly $500 Million

May 28, 2019

The US Government Accountability Office estimates that changes to Medicare Advantage plans to promote more telehealth and telemedicine use will save enrollees more than $500 million, Source: GAO: Telehealth Changes to MA Plans Will Save Roughly $500 Million Telemedicine and by extension teledentistry will irrevocably change future healthcare for the better. The so called healthcare […]

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