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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

April 21, 2021

“Orthodontist” One of a series from Sino Dental. 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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PBHS acquires RevenueWell, expands dental marketing services

April 20, 2021

From ADA: FYI PBHS announced March 31 it was acquired by RevenueWell, a provider of marketing and communication software specifically designed to meet the needs of dental practices. Current and future customers of both companies will now have access to a unified platform that combines their dental marketing and communications technology, Source: PBHS acquires RevenueWell, […]

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Democrats, Republicans push for teledentistry to be legal in Texas

April 20, 2021

Teledentistry, the practice of consulting with dentists virtually, is not currently legal in Texas, but some state lawmakers hope to change that this legislative session. Source: Democrats, Republicans push for teledentistry to be legal in Texas The Texas dental practice act has been interpreted to require in person exchanges making tele dentistry illegal. Legislators have […]

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Is the 9-to-5 office routine dead? Here’s what workers want

April 19, 2021

From Fortune: Taken together, these survey questions help paint a picture of how workers have evolved—and how the workplace must evolve, too.Here’s what we found. The numbers to know 63%… of knowledge workers prefer a hybrid model. Another 20% prefer fully remote, and 17% want to always work from the office. Source: Is the 9-to-5 office routine dead? […]

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Paperless…Not

April 16, 2021

Print…Sign…Scan…Shred is not paperless.  

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Tax Day

April 15, 2021

  Delayed but still coming. Inevitable just like death,

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Dental Art

April 14, 2021

“High Heels” Another in the weird line of teeth and shoes. Examples here and here. This looks painful, appropriate for the day before tax day. 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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AI system to evaluate dental restoration

April 12, 2021

The patent “Enhanced Techniques for Determination of Dental Margins in Intraoral Scans” covers a machine learning process applied in Smart Margin and Prep Assess Source: Pearl gets patent for AI system used in dental restoration Great, as if dentists aren’t critical enough of each other we will soon have an artificial intelligence telling us how […]

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Clinician EHR Workload, Cognitive Efforts Double After EHR Adoption

April 8, 2021

“What we found surprised us a little,” Karen Dunn Lopez, the director of the Center for Nursing Classification and Clinical Effectiveness at the University of Iowa, said in a statement. “After two and a half years of continuous use, clinicians’ cognitive workload remained very high, and they still found the new EHR system more difficult […]

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The Rules

April 8, 2021

The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency. Bill Gates

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Dental Art

April 7, 2021

“Molar Map” Yes I agree this is bizarre. 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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Harvard curator examines the worth of a digital work of art

April 6, 2021

From Harvard Gazette: A digital collage of 5,000 images by the artist known as Beeple fetched an eye-popping $69 million at auction last week as a non-fungible token, or NFT, a type of digital file that uses computer networks to prove a digital item’s authenticity, paid for in cryptocurrency. It was a striking sum for something […]

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Henry Schein One Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

April 5, 2021

FYI Henry Schein One, a joint venture of Henry Schein, Inc., and Internet Brands, has announced that Mike Baird will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer, leading all aspects of Henry Schein One’s business. In his new role of CEO, Mr. Baird will lead the organization in driving growth, developing more seamlessly integrated products, […]

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Codes concerning COVID-19 vaccine administration approved

April 5, 2021

This is nice…but. In reaction to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, the Code Maintenance Committee accepted and approved the inclusion of eight pandemic-related CDT procedure codes in CDT 2021 during its virtual annual session in March. Source: Codes concerning COVID-19 vaccine administration approved The new codes are for vaccinations and diagnostics. I would like […]

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News for April 1, 2021

April 1, 2021

A female patient in Casper Wyoming is reported to have said to her dentist, “I’d rather go to the dentist that have a baby.” A patient in Detroit told his hygienist, “I know my gums bleed when you clean my teeth because my gums are inflamed. I could prevent that with better brushing and flossing.” […]

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Dental Art

March 31, 2021

“Happy Easter” This is creative, it does include a tooth…is photoshop art? Could be. 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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5G in the US: Why the network of the future has not yet delivered on the revolution that we were promised.

March 30, 2021

Interesting. In 2020, 5G speeds in the US did not come anywhere close to the 10 Gbps commonly associated with the latest cellular technology. The data collected from 1 October 2020 to 31 December 2020 by our speed test , which measures the quality of Internet connections on millions of devices yearly, shows that 5G […]

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Negative Yelp Review

March 30, 2021

From Jeff Tonner: A nurse-patient recently trashed a dentist on-line and then engaged her friends (non-patients) to pile on. The dentist successfully convinced Yelp to remove all posts – no small feat. His methodology follows. He first studied the Yelp criteria it considers when asked to take down reviews. For the non-patients, the dentist found […]

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Dental Implant Identification Service

March 29, 2021

New service Spotimplant to identify an implant based on a submitted x-ray. AI-based | Spotimplant How Does It Work? 1. Upload an x-ray image showing an unknown implant to identify 2. Our AI will analyze the image, and our implantology experts will review the results 3. You will receive your identification report shortly Source: Dental Implant […]

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Exposed admin password leads to massive surveillance camera breach at hundreds of businesses

March 25, 2021

From VentureBeat: This is not good. A small group of hackers viewed live and archived surveillance footage from hundreds of businesses — including Tesla — by gaining administrative access to camera maker Verkada Source: Exposed admin password leads to massive surveillance camera breach at hundreds of businesses | VentureBeat Dental offices are vulnerable to the same […]

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