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Published on November 9, 2016

The Digital Dental Professional has Arrived

The Digital Dental Professional has Arrived

Dental professionals are traditionally wet-fingered so the digital revolution, which has consumed so much of our lives, has been a bit slow to hit them. Now it seems the digital dawning is well under way. In the past 18 months we have sent over 200k emails across 40 campaigns to dental professionals and digital engagement […]

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Published on August 23, 2016

Reflections on Internaut Day

Reflections on Internaut Day

Today is 23rd August 2016 – a beautiful, sunny and productive day, here in Luton at any rate! On this day 25 years ago Sir Tim Berners-Lee and CERN made his invention – the World Wide Web – available to the public to access for free. You can still visit the very first website over […]

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Published on December 8, 2015

The ever-growing world of technology

The ever-growing world of technology

The days of using pen and paper seem to be disappearing faster than we think.  Exhibitions and lectures are keen to enforce technology when engaging their audience yet is this the best way in terms of learning? Smart phone technology is starting to hit lectures and exhibitions across the UK as a method of engaging […]

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Published on August 28, 2014

A pain-free future for dentistry?

A pain-free future for dentistry?

A survey by the British Dental Health Foundation has revealed one in three people find visiting the dentist frightening. 31% of respondents claimed needles and injections were their main cause of fear whilst 25% were most concerned about pain. Are you among those scared of visiting the dentist? If so, you’ll be pleased to hear […]

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Published on June 2, 2014

Advances in new technology are truly fascinating

Advances in new technology are truly fascinating

This month, Microsoft have just launched their new technology, SurroundWeb, a concept which can turn every item in the room into an internet platform. Through use of a 3D camera, the technology can project web pages or applications onto any surface you desire, fitting them to the shape of that particular object. Watch TV on […]

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Published on January 8, 2014

Not sure if you’re brushing effectively? Now you can let your toothbrush decide!

Not sure if you’re brushing effectively? Now you can let your toothbrush decide!

The 2014 International CES (consumer electrics and technology) show marked the launch of the new Kolibree smart toothbrush. It’s the world’s first toothbrush which uses Bluetooth technology to link to an app on your smartphone, recording your daily brushing habits. It records the number of brush strokes, the duration of brushing, and can even detect […]

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Published on July 17, 2013

Google Glass finds its way into the operating room

Google Glass finds its way into the operating room

Google’s highly anticipated Google Glass, the latest innovation in the move towards wearable technology is generating a huge amount of hype around its release later this summer. The high-tech pair of glasses that are being developed by Google are the first of their kind – offering consumers information in a smartphone-like, hands free format that […]

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Published on July 1, 2013

GDC predicts future issues of dentistry

GDC predicts future issues of dentistry

The General Dental Council (GDC) has published the findings of a horizon scanning exercise, which was conducted back in autumn 2012. This exercise aims to identify the major issues likely to affect dentistry and dental regulation over the next 5-10 years. The exercise, the first of its kind by GDC, seeks to ensure that the […]

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Published on January 18, 2013

Digital education – improve or harm the next generation?

Digital education – improve or harm the next generation?

In the news this week a school in Bolton, ESSA Academy displayed their forward thinking teaching – every pupil and teacher has an iPad. The traditional pen and paper method has not been completely scrapped from their classrooms but the focus of this school is certainly on the digital. The head teacher simply believes technology […]

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Published on July 10, 2012

Technology Troubles

Yesterday, our office had a power cut – we had no access to our emails, work, or clients! DISASTER! We spent the morning using our mobile phones to check up on emails and contact our IT guys to get the problem fixed ASAP. But whilst frantically trying to recover our source of power, we realised […]

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