Dental Art

August 26, 2020

“Impressive Impression” I have no information on this piece. It appears to be on display somewhere and it is impressive. I am curious as to how it was made? 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 […]

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Small Business Marketing Ideas That Can Make A Difference Today

August 25, 2020

It’s always the small businesses that used to suffer at the wrath of giant corporations that remained market leaders, primarily because of fewer resources and funds. Luckily, times have changed and with the right small business marketing ideas, small business owners can stay competitive. There are so many corporations that started out small but gained […]

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Each state’s dentist supply, ranked

August 25, 2020

From Becker’s: Very Interesting The average number of dentists per 100,000 people in the U.S. is 61, according to the United Health Foundation’s 2019 “America’s Health Rankings” report,… Massachusetts has the country’s highest dentist supply and Alabama has the lowest. Here are the state-by-state rankings UHF used to calculate states’ 2019 overall health scores, the […]

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How US companies and people are adjusting to the pandemic

August 24, 2020

From McKinsey and Company: A nationwide survey measures views on mental-health impacts, safety measures, and new working models. Faced with the persistent threat of COVID-19, companies and people in the United States must make tough decisions about when to return to workplaces and resume normal activities. To help address the issues they face, McKinsey conducted […]

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Good Advice

August 21, 2020

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Malicious cyber actor using phishing emails to spoof SBA’s COVID-19 relief webpage

August 20, 2020

From CDA: Be cautious. Individuals and small-business owners should watch for suspicious or unexpected emails that appear to be from the Small Business Administration or that direct the recipient to the SBA’s website for COVID-19 relief. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency in an Aug. 12 alert shared Friday by the HHS’ Office for Civil Rights […]

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It’s Over

August 20, 2020

Is the Covid 19 pandemic over? From j.b. handley blog: …it’s becoming even more clear that the “H.I.T.” of COVID-19 is very likely in the 10-20% range, rather than the 60-70% range that was originally thought. It would be impossible to overstate the importance of this difference, because it supports exactly WHY COVID-19 has already reached […]

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Dental Art

August 19, 2020

Watercolor. After last weeks ugly Dental Art image of Hell Boy I went with a beautiful image. The subject is a beautiful woman and the rendering is beautiful as well, demonstrating exceptional skill with watercolor. I believe the slightly open mouth and the visible incisors are a big part of what makes this such an […]

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XJet and Straumann partner to scale up ceramic Additive Manufacturing for dentistry

August 18, 2020

From 3D Printing Industry: Material jetting specialist XJet has announced a global partnership with dentistry leader Straumann to advance the capabilities of its AM technology for dentistry applications. The duo intends to develop the XJet Carmel 1400 system currently used at the Straumann headquarters in Basel, Switzerland to begin producing end-use ceramic parts. Source: XJet and […]

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WHO Said What!! How to respond

August 17, 2020

A nice marketing resource from Danny Bobrow of AIM Dental Marketing In the wake of the World Health Organization’s 8-3-20 admonition concerning non-emergency dental visits, we recommend you considering communicating with your patients to assuage any concerns they might have, which could cause them to reconsider making or keeping their appointment with you. You will […]

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Thoughts

August 14, 2020

Help a man when he is in trouble and he will remember you when he is in trouble again. Complex problems have simple, easy to understand wrong answers. Whoever said money can’t buy happiness, didn’t know where to shop. Alcohol doesn’t solve any problems, but then again, neither does milk. Most people are only alive […]

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Dental Art

August 12, 2020

“Tooth Fairy Hell Boy” No Comment 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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Covid and The Canary

August 11, 2020

Dr. Stephen Abrams is a dentist in Toronto, he is also the creator of The Canary System a revolutionary system to detect changes in the crystalline structure of dental enamel. This allows us to detect early decay, enamel dysplasia and even early fractures which are undetectable using conventional diagnostic procedures. Recently he wrote me the following […]

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Think Ransomware Can’t Put You Out of Business?

August 10, 2020

From Inc.com: Yikes! While there’s no shortage of examples of ransomware attacks, a recent study by data protection firm Veritas suggests an even bigger problem that few, if any, companies are prepared for: Customers are increasingly laying the blame on companies, specifically their CEOs, rather than on the hackers perpetrating the attacks. Source: Think Ransomware Can’t […]

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Doom scrolling

August 6, 2020

More wisdom from Seth Godin: Being informed is a virtue. It helps us make better decisions and encourages us to take action. Getting hooked on an endless scroll of media inputs is not the same as being informed. There’s … Source: Doom scrolling | Seth’s Blog

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An In Vitro Study Comparing Five Intraoral Scanners

August 6, 2020

A study looking into the accuracy of digital scanning devices. Primescan and CS3700 were the most accurate. A careful statistical analysis was performed. Results. PRIMESCAN® showed the highest congruence between SB MEs and LF, with the lowest mean absolute deviation (25.5 ± 5.0 μm), immediately followed by CS 3700® (27.0 ± 4.3 μm); the difference […]

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Dental Art

August 5, 2020

“The Dentist” by Andrey Shishkin,  a contemporary Russian painter who creates realistic works of historical subjects. I especially like the patient’s hand clutching the white coat and the maniacal look in the dentist’s eye. Dental art is anything that depicts teeth or dentistry in an interesting or artistic way. If you have any suggestions for […]

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CK5 Cleankeys® keyboard with a touch surface

August 4, 2020

An update on the Cleankeys keyboard. The new glass keyboard CK5 continues the famous Cleankeys® series and impresses users with its smart design and no compromises regarding hygiene. Compact dimensions and a generous touch pad/numpad area make it possible to operate the unit without a PC mouse Source: CK5 Cleankeys® keyboard with a touch surface […]

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Could your Fitbit or Apple Watch detect early COVID-19 symptoms?

August 3, 2020

From  Reuters: Fitbit and other wearable devices typically linked to exercise are being studied as ways to identify people who are potentially infected with COVID-19 before symptoms appear, when they can unknowingly spread the disease. Source: Could your Fitbit or Apple Watch detect early COVID-19 symptoms? – Reuters The linked article hits many of my hot buttons regarding future […]

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Today is G.V.Black’s Birthday

August 3, 2020

The Founder of Modern Dentistry.

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