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Digital Dentistry Revolution

August 29th, 2008 · No Comments

website marketingThis week, DentalBlog contributor, Dental Products Report columnist, and dental technology expert Larry Emmott blogged about digital cameras. Dental Economics this month has at least four articles on tools that bring digitized “stuff” to the dental office. Digital dentistry, from the front office to the back, is revolutionizing professional oral healthcare.

Digital Cameras – Visit to read about the benefits of digital cameras in dentistry.

Digital Radiography – Clear, instant pictures; No storage or development; Easy recordkeeping; Minimal radiation; Learn more here

Digital Impressions – iTero’s website is great for learning about how to eliminate traditional impression methods: Another good article on digital impressions…

Digital Forms, Files, Recordkeeping –Dentrix may be the biggest name in practice management software, but many software companies and website development companies provide interactive patient forms. Visit Dentrix here.

3D Imaging and Onsite Milling – CEREC is the biggest name in one-visit restorations, but D4D is making a name for itself in dental offices, as well. Visit and for more information.

While this list is not the end-all for digital dentistry tools, it is a good place to start if you want to research everything that’s available to bring your practice into the future of dentistry. Dr. Larry Emmott provides education and private consulting for digital dentistry, as well. Learn more about Dr. Emmott at

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