Digital Equipment

August 12, 2019

If you have ever attended one of my lectures or watched one of my webinars, you know that I am very focused on sharing images with patients. I truly believe taking the time to educate patients by showing and telling builds a better relationship. One way to do this is b...

August 12, 2019

I recently compared my existing sensor to the DEXIS Titanium sensor so I could see which one had better diagnostic quality. My sensors were purchased from a higher-quality brand and always needed new filters. It was also difficult to integrate with my practice manageme...

February 12, 2019

Are you one of those dentists who still doesn’t have an intraoral scanner? Are you waiting for the newest generation to come out, or are you worried you might buy a scanner and then miss out on a newer feature when an update is released?...

When it comes to patient care today, many patients want to see the problems they have, not simply hear about them. With the advent of smartphones and social media, the world has become one that resonates with images versus simple auditory communication.

In fact, while t...

January 18, 2019

DrQuickLook PDA personal dental assistant is an intraoral camera and tablet combination used for patient education, intraoral images, and consent forms.

This product was developed by a dentist, to be used by the operators to replace several separate technologies traditi...

October 8, 2018

I was recently asked if I knew of a medical device company out of Asia with some incredible diagnostic equipment. I was told we should watch out for them, since they are working on breaking out into the U.S. market, based on a variety of quality offerings.

Zumax Medica...

October 8, 2018

I’ve worked clinically with six different scanners, and it’s fun to see how each works. We did a variety of clinical cases with the earlier CS 3500 scanner from Carestream Dental and were happy with the results, but the capture was quite slow. Thank goodness they made...

October 8, 2018

To put this in perspective, I had a hard time upgrading to the latest iPhone, and again when I had to give up my standard headphone jack a few years back. When I first had a chance to put my hands on the X-Smart IQ Cordless Endodontic Motor at the International Dental...

July 9, 2018

Over the past year, there’s been talk about a new “sheriff” in town in the form of new CBCT from J. Morita.

As a general practitioner, I would love a CBCT, but I have no room in my small office. I’ve received a variety of images from many of the common brands on the mar...

May 8, 2018

After incorporating the 3-D scan technology, in conjunction with digital radiographs, my diagnostic abilities were significantly enhanced. I was able to view lesions on the conebeam not visible on the digital films. The number of radiolucencies around endodontically tr...

Please reload