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Guide to Paperless Records

November 26, 2018

Make the commitment and Go Paperless by year end. Most likely you already have everything you need to go paperless. NOTE: This makes a GREAT gift for the dentist who has everything…except a paperless office. Stop putting it off, going paperless can save you tens of thousands of dollars. Buy the book, take the first […]

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Public & Private

August 21, 2018

Some things seen on the computer monitor are public. Those are things we want the patient to see, their own chart, x-rays, photos or patient education. Other information should not be seen. That would include another patient’s chart or even the daily schedule. That is private. Another way to refer to these is the patient […]

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High Tech Consulting

July 12, 2018

Are you having trouble going paperless or figuring out the complex data safety issues and HIPAA. You are not alone. If you want some one on one help contact me directly at LarryEmmott@DrLarryEmmott.com or follow the link below and fill out the online evaluation. There is an assessment tool and a questionnaire to get you […]

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The Three Biggest Mistakes

May 8, 2018

The three biggest mistakes dentists make when attempting to use technology are: Failing to know what is possible and developing a high tech vision or plan. Not getting enough training including ongoing training. Continuing to do things the old way instead of using technology to do things differently.

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Computer Use Policy

May 1, 2018

PPP (Professional Protector Plan) the dental liability insurance plan offers a sample computer use policy for their liability policy holders. You can see it here: Computer Use Policy Here is a short sample: Misuse of Clinic computers, networks, and Internet access may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Examples of Misuse […]

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Practice Advisor

April 24, 2018

If you are  Dentrix user you need to check this out. Having digital data lets you manage your practice in a much more efficient manner. The trouble is most dentists do not know what to evaluate and don’t have the time to do it. 

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Hinman 2018

March 13, 2018

  Source: 2018 Speakers – Dr. Lawrence Emmott I am honored to be presenting four sessions at the 2018 Hinman in Atlanta. Follow the link to register  

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Who is the Best Dentist?

November 27, 2017

Let’s try a thought experiment: Imagine that you are a well-educated middle class adult American. You are looking for a dentist. You know nothing about dentistry except what you see on television or have experienced in the past. You have two dental offices to choose from Dr. Adams and Dr. Baker. Both are convenient and […]

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Start taking pictures again

October 17, 2017

Our simplest intra-oral camera ever!! featuring a Dine modified small format digital camera. The camera weighs under a pound and fits into the palm of almost any hand. The camera is capable of accomplishing the full range of dental photography with ease from the 1:1 extreme close-up of a posterior quadrant to anterior, lateral, and […]

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You Need People to go Paperless

October 12, 2017

“Going Paperless” is based on computer technology so it is only natural to focus on the computers and the software when planning to go paperless. However the technology is only half of the equation. If the people in the office aren’t prepared and enthusiastic the technology alone will never work. This includes the dentist, some […]

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Dentrix Fee Schedule Maintenance

October 3, 2017

This is one of many how to videos for Dentrix users you can find here on YouTube

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Digital Diagnostics

September 19, 2017

The core of hi tech diagnostics is the ability to scientifically measure a physiologic condition and then to convert those measurements to a digital format for analysis and recording. The result is a highly accurate and consistent measurement. Traditional methods of diagnosis are often little more than highly educated subjective guesses. To become a good […]

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The File Room of 2027

August 24, 2017

Today: The dentist has a room filled with charts, radiographs, correspondence, EOBs and all the other records along with endless little white boxes filled with plaster models. Finding the models and records for a case done six years ago requires an exploratory party and soon bears a striking resemblance to a wilderness expedition. But make no mistake about […]

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Four Hours of CE, Technology Summit

August 21, 2017

September 16, 2017 Climb For A Cause is partnering with Roseman University College of Dental Medicine Dentists from across North America will converge on Roseman University of Dental Medicine in South Jordan, Utah for a four-hour overview of important new technology tools! Keynote Speaker, Dr. Larry Emmott: The Future is Here and it is Amazing! […]

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Electronic Dental Record guidance from the ADA

March 27, 2017

From ADA News: The committee earlier this year published ADA Technical Report No. 1030, Dental Provider’s Guide to the Electronic Dental Record, which discusses key concepts of the Electronic Dental Record and provides guidance on implementing an Electronic Dental Record system into dental offices. Source: Electronic Dental Record concepts, guidance for use laid out in […]

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Thanks Patrick

March 21, 2017

A wonderful testimonial from Technology on the Rocks veteran Patrick McGibbon

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Technology on the Rocks: NEW DATE

December 7, 2016

New Date: The next Technology on the Rocks Adventure CE program is scheduled for May 18-20, 2017 in beautiful Sedona Arizona.

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Stuff or Staff?

October 17, 2016

There are three possible outcomes when adding technology to the office; only one of which is good. One: The office buys a new high tech system then throws team members at it with little or no training and no plan for implementation. This all too common approach almost always results in frustrated staff and wasted […]

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