By Larry Cohen/ Benco Dental Chairman and Chief Customer Advocate One of the great, less-appreciated advances of the twentieth century was hydraulics. While the concept of using liquids to create force had been around for centuries, a true breakthrough came in 1906, when a system based on hydraulic oil was used to move the guns […]
By Ali Majikes/Special to thedailyfloss.com Picture this: you’re an hour into your root canal procedure. You can’t stop fidgeting, you’re anxious and the sound of the handpiece is making your skin crawl. Then your dentist utters two little words put you over the edge: “uh-oh” “Dentists say silly stuff all the time,” Dr. Phillip Devore said. […]
Baking Otis Spunkmeyer cookies behind the reception desk to offer dental patients a welcoming aroma as they enter the practice. Offering patients a massaging dental chair option during their treatment. Providing 3D scans at no charge to patients who need the service for better diagnostics, but would otherwise decline them based on cost. Panelists at the […]
Thankfully, a break in classes at the Fashion Institute of Technology, 27th Street, NY, NY, frees Forbes stylist Joseph DeAcetis @JosephDeAcetis, who serves as a professor and instructor at the school, for two days devoted to dentistry, or rather, to dentists. Between wrapping a spring semester course, Menswear Image Consulting – Fit, Balance, Proportion, and jetting off to Fashion Week in London, […]
The spoils of success. That descriptor might be underselling the two-day whirlwind set to greet America’s best young dentists in New York City later this week. Especially when the itinerary includes face time with Forbes Editor Randall Lane @RandallLane, an exclusive high fashion photo experience at one of Manhattan’s most elegant waterfront venues – Current […]
Anyone who follows this social media magnate’s running commentary knows two maxims to be true: Dr. Howard Farran is nothing, if not practical, and his straight-shooting style rarely misses its mark. That his latest offering presents in book form, entitled “Uncomplicate Business,” means good news for dental professionals and other aspiring entrepreneurs who enjoy the written word. As the founder and publisher of […]
By Alison Majikes/Special to thedailyfloss.com Since dental benefits were cut from California’s public health insurance for the poor, Emergency Department visits shot up for dental related issues. At least that’s according to a study published May 4 in Health Affairs, which examined ED for Medicaid-enrolled adults in California between 2006 and 2011. An article on reuters.com estimated that removing […]
From DocuSign’s cloud-based service that securely automates and retains – you guessed it– signed documents, to Funding Gates’ ability to automatically sync daily with QuickBooks to track accounts receivables, Johnson discusses some intriguing high tech options.
And because you can use several of the offerings in your personal life, it’s a good excuse to spend some of your precious downtime investigating them.
When not caring for patients at one of his Utah pediatric dental practices, Dr. Jason Horgesheimer dedicates time to helping create atmospheres in which they feel comfortable during their treatment. He recently worked in tandem with Benco Dental’s CenterPoint Design team to construct a practice – South Davis Pediatric Dentistry in Bountiful, Utah — that offers unique touches […]
Whether you’re part of the spectacular Seattle welcome session (Space Needle, EMP Museum and Chihuly Gardens) at the AAPD today, or you’re arriving at the Washington State Convention Center tomorrow for a Scientific Session, there’s a lecture Tom Hanks suggests you attend. Keynote speaker Frank W. Abagnale, one of the world’s most respected authorities on forgery, embezzlement, and secure […]