B.G.

October 25, 2019

It is hard to remember how different life was just a few years ago in the B.G. era. That is Before Google.

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Google Confirms Achieving Quantum Supremacy

October 24, 2019

From Gizmodo: This morning, Google scientists confirmed in a blog post that their quantum computer had needed just 200 seconds to solve a problem that they claim would take the world’s fastest supercomputer 10,000 years to complete. The team first ran the algorithm last spring using a 54-qubit processor called “Sycamore.” While the achievement is […]

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Making Business Easy

October 24, 2019

Interesting story from Katherine Eitel Belt. Read the whole thing. I appreciate the precious minutes, and sometimes even the hours, that are saved by a company who offers a quick and effortless way to make purchases, return items, process repetitive tasks, and make or change appointments. So why then did it take me almost three […]

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Dental Art

October 23, 2019

“Open Wide” Deviant Art by Tamas Gaspar. 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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Dentrix Tip : Adding Surface/Quadrant Information to Multi-Codes

October 22, 2019

Adding Surface/Quadrant Information to Multi-CodesDuring the course of a single day, you routinely use procedure codes that require additional tooth information (such as surfaces, quadrants, etc). Do you get tired of entering this same information every time you post a procedure? Dentrix allows you to create multi-codes with this information already stored, which will save […]

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5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Leave Windows 7

October 21, 2019

From  Dentrix Magazine: If you haven’t upgraded your network operating system, your patient data is at risk. After January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer support Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, and 2008 R2… Unsupported OS Increases Risk Running unsupported operating systems is a data security risk that leaves your office network more vulnerable to […]

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Digital Technology Guide 2019

October 17, 2019

From Burkhart Dental Supply: Another resource. Are you ready to unleash digital? Our team created an at-a-glace guide to digital techonlogy – including which FOV is right for me plus ROI benefits. Source: Digital Technology Guide 2019 – Burkhart Dental Supply

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Toothpic Pro – Start Offering Teledentistry in your dental practice

October 17, 2019

If your patient has a question or needs a follow up outside of the office, they can send you high quality photos of their teeth through our HIPAA compliant software. Source: Toothpic Pro – Start Offering Teledentistry in your dental practice If you plan to have a thriving leading edge practice in the next decade […]

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Dental Art

October 16, 2019

“Water Mouth” I sadly do not have a title or an artist for this one. However I really like the use of splatter and the vertical lines to create the image. Dental art is anything that depicts teeth or dentistry in an interesting or artistic way. If you have any suggestions for future Dental Art […]

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Does Your Toothbrush Have an App Yet? – The New York Times

October 15, 2019

This is what your patients are reading in the NYT. Among the latest innovations: The use of digital scanners and 3-D printers to offer same-day crown replacements, smart toothbrushes that talk back to you via a phone app when you’ve missed an area while brushing, lasers that eliminate the need for an anesthetic, and digital […]

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Generational Tech

October 15, 2019

Many years ago I remember sitting with my mother helping her balance her checkbook.  We entered all the checks and subtracted to get the balance. I quickly did it by hand but then grabbed a calculator to check my math. My mother approached it from the opposite end. She used a calculator but then did […]

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Making it Digital

October 14, 2019

It is possible to turn all the gobs of dead tree (paper) information stuffed in our charts into electronic digital information. YES. There are four ways to create digital information Enter it: What this refers to is the process of directly typing or clicking in information. Capture it: Digital capture refers to a process that creates […]

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New Tariff Increase Could Lead to Computer Shortages

October 10, 2019

From Advanced Automation Blog…Interesting: Waiting to upgrade your Window’s 7 computers could prove to be a fatal mistake. The new 25% tariff increase with China will effect computer parts including motherboards, graphic cards, CPU coolers and even desktop towers. If you wait until the last minute to upgrade you Window’s 7 PC’s there is a good […]

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Dentrix eNewsletter

October 10, 2019

A GREAT Resource for Dentrix Users Get the latest news, product reviews, and expert tips delivered to you. Focused on the needs of Dentrix users, the Dentrix eNewsletter keeps you in-the-know. Source: Dentrix eNewsletter | Dentrix

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Dental Art

October 9, 2019

“Berry” 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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Southwest Dental Conference

October 8, 2019

I will be presenting two sessions in Dallas Thursday October 10 Source: Southwest Dental Conference

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Doctor Alexa Will See You Now: Is Amazon Primed To Come To Your Rescue?

October 8, 2019

From Kaiser Health News: But a flood of new opportunities are emerging since Alexa won permission to use protected patient health records controlled under the U.S. privacy law known as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Before, Alexa had been limited to providing generic responses about medical conditions. Now that it can transmit private […]

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New art exhibition explores strange history of dentistry and its links to Birmingham Jewellery Quarter

October 7, 2019

Artist Anna Dumitriu has created the new exhibition to explore the cultural and psychological impact of dentistry inspired by Birmingham Dental Hospital’s existing collection of historic artefacts. Anna said: “When I first began this project I had no idea just how truly fascinating and, at times, downright bizarre the history of dentistry was, let alone […]

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AADPA Annual Meeting March 4-7 2020

October 7, 2019

Source: AADPA | Annual Meeting | Dental Meeting | Dental Conference | AADP One of the best meetings in dentistry. This organization has had a powerful positive effect on my life. Both personally and professionally. Mark your calendars and register today.

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October 4, 2019
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