Dentists can no longer avoid technology
February 4, 2009 -- Technology advances in the dental profession "are like a tsunami," says Dr. Helaine Smith in her latest The Mouth Physician column. And that's a good thing!  Discuss
What's so funny, Bill?
February 3, 2009 -- In his lastest Laughing Gas column, Dentist and comedian Jimmy Earll wonders what's so funny after a particular patient encounter.  Discuss
Maxillofacial radiologists need to speak up
February 2, 2009 -- Oral and maxillofacial radiologists have not done a very good job of marketing their skills to the dental community, argues Dr. Edwin Parks -- a radiologist himself -- in his latest Talking Pictures column.  Discuss
Ask Marty: What is the best way to view records and practice information from home or on the road?
February 2, 2009 -- A: There are many different ways to remotely log into your office computer network. You must know the IP (Internet Protocol) address of your router. This may be a static or dynamic address.  Discuss
E-mail: The best way to reach out to patients
January 28, 2009 -- If you are not collecting your patients' e-mail addresses and using them -- daily -- to market your practice, you are missing one of the best marketing opportunities around, says Richard Geller in his latest Marketing Madness column.  Discuss
Ask Marty: I want to incorporate a camera into my practice. What should I be looking for?
January 26, 2009 -- A: Incorporating imaging into your office is a great idea. Images allow for better education of your patients and understanding of the treatment needed.  Discuss
It's time to expand our aesthetic horizons
January 23, 2009 -- In her latest column, Dr. Helaine Smith -- aka The Mouth Physician -- encourages the dental community to move beyond crowns and delve into the wonderful world of inlays and onlays.  Discuss
Umm ... brush??!!
January 20, 2009 -- In his first Laughing Gas column, dentist and comedian "Jimmy Earll" takes a serious look at the caries management by risk assessment (CAMBRA) model and what some patients claim are genetically "soft teeth."  Discuss
Ask Marty: If you were going to invest in a new radiography system for your office, what would be your contenders and why?
January 19, 2009 -- A: The first decision is based on needs. Do you have a fully functional panorex? If you do, then you may want to consider starting with a phosphor plate scanning system, such as ScanX or DentOptix.  Discuss
How to maintain a grin when the economy caves in
January 15, 2009 -- Feel like you need a recession (or depression) survival kit? In his latest Marketing Madness column, Richard Geller offers three tactics for growing your practice when the going gets tough.  Discuss