Paul Feuerstein, DMD
Technology review and workshop- page 2
HIPAA and Electronic Health Records
US Government Agency for electronic Health Records ( EHR): http://aspe.hhs.gov/sp/NHII/
NOTE-There is NO mandate to be all electronic by 2014 unless the office is 65% medicare.
HOWEVER- as of April 8,2014, Windows XP is no longer HIPAA compliant
Massachusetts Privacy laws are among the toughest in the nation. HIPAA on steroids. Here is information from law firm Nixon Peabody that does a good job of explanation Privacy Regulations
Information/Image sharing HIPAA compliant services for email, patient information and more
eDossea- HIPAA compliant information sharing
RecordLinc- Information and data sharing. They actually copy your office data on to their secure servers and share it securely. This also acts as an online backup of data.
www.yousendit.com Larger file sharing- free up to 50 MB files. HIPAA compliant (now called www.hightail.com)
CurveEd- free patient education system- user must refer 2 new clients for full access
CAESY Cloud- get the CAESY content on any browser for a low monthly fee.
www.howdoyouguru.com/ New Apps for network and tablets
DDSGP an App for your tablet, phone or computer for $400
CAESY www.caesy.com Now online
Digidentist The Dental Wizard
XCPT Using your patientís X-rays
or digital images, XCPT allows for real-time treatment planning with a patient participating at your side. With
XCPT, the doctor and staff quickly draw or graphically drop crowns, implants, notes, and more right on their own images. In this way, the patient is able to see the plan of treatment and projected outcome.
BiteFX amazing animations of Occlusion, TMD
www.floridaprobe.com electronic perio probe NEW- voice activated VOICEWORKS (info on the website)
www.dentalrat.com unique foot controlled mouse with buttons for perio charting. New model is wireless
New product from Dentalrat- Boomer the foot mouse
Perio Risk Assessment www.previser.net
Periodontal Treatment of the future
Sirona Periosccan detects calculus and scales it off! Not yet available in US
Orange Dental PAD Unit PAD- Photo Activated Disinfection. Not yet approved by FDA. Uses LED light and tolonium chloride solution in the pocket to kill the bacteria in the pocket.
Kavo Key3 Laser- seek and destroy calculus- Available outside US including Canada- Key3 laser video from 2011 (video in in German). click here-this info is from an office website
Kavo Diagnodent attachment for calculus detection perio tip
Eco Dentistry Association- this new organization is raising awareness to practitioners and manufacturers about being "green', saving resources, reducing energy consumption as well as reducing waste.
Keyboards and mice ( is that the correct plural?) There are many products that will allow disinfection of these devices to avoid cross contamination. According to Rella Christensen of CRA high ethyl alcohol content cleaners are sufficient for this type of disinfection. Lysol is one of these products. There are also several covers and barriers made for keyboards. Some are universal covers while others are custom made for each major keyboard manufacturer.
These products are washable and can be sprayed down:
Virtually Indestructible Keyboard www.grandtec.com (look under "products") Note: I have seen a similar product in Staples 11/08
www.unotron.com has a number of washable keyboards/ mice and combinations
www.ikey.com has a number of washable keyboards/ mice and combinations
Econo-keys lower cost dishwasher safe keyboards with touchpads or mice.
www.advanced-input.com has the Medigenic keyboard- has a skin built over a keyboard- it is sealed and effectively a flat surface to spray or wiped
www.touchfreecomputing.com has a glass topped touch sensitive keyboard called Clean Keys
SmallPC another distributor of washable keyboards
Protective covers: Viziflex Seels viziflex.com Protect Computer products protectcovers.com Horiizensolutions.com new easy on easy off covers
Network Backup program: Karen's Replicator- www.karenware.com free for home use- fee for commercial use- can back up your computer files easily over a network from one computer to another, or to an external drive, or other backup device. It can be programmed for to do this any time of day or night. (Karen Kenworthy died in April 2011- her family said they will continue the site)
Paperless Office Software these programs allow patients to fill out forms electronically. Some are online, some are in office, some are both
www.gopaperlessnow.com (Paperless Technologies)
Xpaper http://www.talario.com/ Amazing Logitech Pen - you write on paper forms and they are instantly transformed to digital paper. Watch the demo to understand it.
www.Nea-fast.com allows you to send xrays, perio charts, documents, photos etc all to insurance companies totaly digital and HIPAA compliant. No more lost xrays at the insurance company. Sign up your office at this link. NEA signup use promo code PFZ
Web based Practice Management Software
Curve Dental - all information online in "the cloud"
Curve Ed www.curveed.com free patient education software also listed above
ICE Dental - all online system
New Dentrix cloud version just announced. Dentrix Ascend
Carestream Cloud is also out.
Clinical Notes Software
easynotespro- macros for the PM software
verinotes- macros for PM software
Amtel- a traditional light/text system- Look for them at most dental meetings. Say hi to Jack- a dental meeting fixture.
Light simulations on computer networks:
CIEOS CAI www.cieos.com
Smoke Signals Software
VENGA- not sure if it is around
Bluenote new product from Dallas
Illuminated Mouth Prop Evacuation system ISOLITE (www.isolitesystems.com) mouth prop/tongue-cheek retractor/illumination
Mr Thirsty ( Zirc) http://www.zirc.com/eshop/10Browse.asp?category=IsoEvac:Isolation
DryShield https://dryshield.com/ Autoclavable mouth props
RIBBOND Shameless Plug for a friend- http://www.ribbond.com/ Fiber reinforcement for periodontal splinting and transitional bonded bridges.
Dr. David Rudo is a fixture and legend in the dental industry.
Oral Health Care
Sonicare toothbrush- look at the website to learn more about this product- It's more than a toothbrush. New Diamond Clean can be charged via USB
OMNII pharmaceuticals- Several products including SootheRX and Fluoride varnish (and InspektorPro)
Oral B Triumph http://www.oralb.com/en-US/recommender/
Oragenics- Evora Pro probiotic mints that change the balance of the oral flora and improve oral health
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Practice Management Add-ons to enhance your practice email, text automated reminders and more
Part of SolutionReach reminders, practice analytics and more functions above plus patient
access to records, many online services, websites, more
functions above plus patient access to records, many online services, websites, more
Lighthouse 360 -totally automated appointment reminders and more.
Dental Sesame- comprehensive online management including patient portal to information
www.demandforce.com total solution for patient contact, websites and more. Now owned by Intuit
Dental Senders- part of 1800 Dentist
www.sikkasoft.com practice management data analysis http://www.sikkasoft.com/sikkasite/home.aspx Dental Office Optimizer NOW- free version for basic service.
DoctorBase -in addition to reminders and surveys this service encourages patient comments. I also sets up and easy to use blog for the office.
Entertainment items mentioned.
Dr. Howard Elson's Comedy Album is available at http://www.thedentalshow.com/
The Acappella music (The Voca People) is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6EYrqIn0yI
Pentatonix Daft Punk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MteSlpxCpo
Dental Continuing Education
VivaLearning- Courses, Webinars and tutorials- over 250 to choose from.
dentaledu.tv a new blog. checking on this 8/2015.
gotomypc.com Full remote access and file transfer for a monthly fee
logmein.com NO LONGER FREE. need to buy Pro version for full access.
Virtual Study Models
OrthoCad http://www.orthocad.com/ (part of CADENT which distributes iTero and is now part of Align Technologies
Lorne Lavine : The Digital Dentist
Marty Jablow http://dentechblog.blogspot.com/
John Flucke http://dentaltechnologyblog.blogspot.com/
Dental Economics From the Editors blog
Full Osseous Flap's Blog www.flapsblog.com interesting look at the world by a dentist
Paul Feuerstein Blog is inactive due to use of FB Paul Feuerstein, DMD Dental Technology and Twitter @drpaulf
From Patterson- http://ddsrescue.com/ Robust system- on site and cloud backup -instant disaster recovery.
Uninterrupted Power Supply- UPS (battery backup)- A must for every computer in your office. If you were in the middle of a process and the power goes out there could be data corruption APC, Tripp, Blackout buster
Karen's Replicator www.karenware.com -automatically backs up files from one computer ( or folder ) to another. Set up multiple backup folders for different days. This can be downloaded for free for home use. You should pay for it if you use it in the office- She sells a disk for about $30. Karen Kenworthy passed away in 2010 but her family says they will continue her site.
Most popular antivirus Norton, McAfee
http://www.avg.com/ Free version for home- low cost version for office. automatic daily updates.( to get the free version you have to search for "AVG free"
Avast - very powerful- there is a free home version and a low cost commercial version.
Online- Housecall trendmicro.com Free home/39.95 pro- free updates
Dental Resource Online Groups
IDF- Internet Dental Forum www.internetdentalforum.org
http://www.acedentalforum.com/ was ACEthetics and before was Gener8Next. Run bu Mike Maroon, Tim Hale, Tom Hedge and others.
Dental Town www.dentaltown.com
DrBicuspid.com online info and newsletter. Look for column Ask Marty- Marty Jablow DMD has a lot of great tips.
Free Practice Management Newsletters
Sally McKenzie http://www.mckenziemgmt.com/ click on "subscribe now
Anita Jupp, LeeAnn Shipowick ( Advanced Dental Education institute) http://www.learndental.com/
Lorne Lavine, Tom Snyder, Joel Harris and Sally McKenzie all join together for this free newsletter www.thedentistsnetwork.net
High Doherty- Financial advice- to subscribe for free newsletter send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Interesting sites (random list)
www.drbukk.com Fun fake teeth
www.goldteeth.com rap on
www.rhysspoor.com ( excellent cosmetic dentistry site) This is only one example of many excellent dental office sites.
Dental Websites That Work A book by Larry Barsh and Rod Kurthy. A new primer on how to design and develop a practice website.
Mike Barr has a great new book on dental websites http://www.revupmymarketing.com