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John Flucke
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Dentistry's "Technology Evangelist", Technology Editor - Dental Products Report
Dentistry's "Technology Evangelist", Technology Editor - Dental Products Report

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Brasseler USA Introduces the XP-3D Shaper Endo System
I do all of my own endo and I also have a full day lecture where I teach general dentists my endodontic technique.  Obviously, because of those 2 facts, I have a real fascination with the science and technology behind endodontic instrumentation. So... when ...

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Drones Used to Deliver Healthcare Supplies
As most of my regular readers  know, I love drones.  I've been flying since the DIY days and some of my best relaxing moments have come as my quadracopter zips around overhead.  However, drones can be more than just high priced toys... much more. Lots of co...

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Tortoise Gets New Lease on Life Thanks to 3D Printing
Here's a great technology feel good story.  It seems that Freddy the tortoise was severely injured in a forest fire and lost a huge portion of her shell. In order to save her, someone had the really great idea of scanning and then 3D printing the shell of a...

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*Kerr Celebrates 125th Anniversary 
By Highlighting Outstanding Dental Professionals
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To mark its 125-year anniversary, Kerr is putting the spotlight on the dental community through its #givingsmiles125 campaign, recognizing exceptional people within the dental community who are dedicated to giving back by giving smiles to others.  Looking f...

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Safety Of Painkiller Celebrex Affirmed In New Study
A large study has produced reassuring evidence about a drug that millions of people use to alleviate pain from arthritis and other ailments. The study found no evidence that the drug Celebrex, or generically, celecoxib, poses any greater risk for causing he...

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JetJat Ultra Drone
As many of you know, I've been flying drones for the last several years.  They are a fun hobby and something that tinker with to blow off steam as well as satisfy my tinker & DIY urges. However, not everyone wants to spend the amount of time learning to fly...

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JetJat Ultra Drone
As many of you know, I've been flying drones for the last several years.  They are a fun hobby and something that tinker with to blow off steam as well as satisfy my tinker & DIY urges. However, not everyone wants to spend the amount of time learning to fly...

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-Cigarette Poisoning Data Reinforce Need for Immediate Government Action to Protect Children
This info is from 2014, but I just recently came across it.  With the continued and increasing popularity of E-Cigarettes, I would think this situation would continue if not increase. ALEXANDRIA, VA – New data just released from poison control centers acros...

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Convergent Dental Announces New Partnership with Patterson Dental
Natick, MA (October 20, 2016) – Convergent Dental Inc., developer of Solea ® , the industry-leading, computer-aided, CO 2 all-tissue dental laser system, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Patterson Dental, a leading distributor of dental p...

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3D Printing in Dentistry 2016: A Ten-Year Forecast and Opportunity Analysis
The future of dental prosthetics is in 3D printing.  Right now we're just waiting for all of the bugs to shake out.  For years we've done subtractive restorations (milling restorations out of blocks of porcelain) but in the not too distant future, the abili...
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