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Scott A. Norton, DMD, MSD

Scott A. Norton, DMD, MSD

Focus on family, patients, friends, growth, and community What can you tell us about your background? For as long as I can remember, I wanted to make people smile. I always loved getting the class laughing in grade school. Looking back, I am sure...

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Dr. Fleur A. Blethen

Dr. Fleur A. Blethen

Empathy, tenacity, and perseverance are keys to this clinician’s flourishing practice  What can you tell us about your background? I was born and raised in Seattle, Washington, and lived there until I was 13 years old. My family relocated...

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Dr. Ernest Reeh, Practice Profile

Dr. Ernest Reeh, Practice Profile

Focus on patients, family, academics, and endodontics What can you tell us about your background? I have a bachelor’s degree in chemistry with a minor in business. I was accepted off of the alternate list for dental school and then attained...

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GuttaCore® system: a step forward in the evolution of endodontics

GuttaCore® system: a step forward in the evolution of endodontics

Dr. Andrei Zoryan dispels some of the common myths surrounding carrier-based obturation Carrier-based gutta percha Carrier-based obturation (such as Thermafil®, GT® obturator, ProTaper® obturator [Dentsply Tulsa Dental Specialties]) is one...

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Endodontic retreatment of a lower right first molar with WaveOne®

Endodontic retreatment of a lower right first molar with WaveOne®

Dr. David C. Baker uses a technique that facilitates quick and predictable results Patient history The patient is a 34-year-old female who was referred by a local colleague. She had broken her lower right first molar and complained of some general...

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The Laschal FXP set incorporates transferred oscillation technology

Background There are other ultrasonic devices on the market that depend upon direct contact with a separated file to loosen and remove. However, it is absolutely impossible to restrict the contact of the tip to the file remnant itself. The vibrations...

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Superior customer service

Superior customer service

Dr. Roger Levin presents the 10 top ways to help create a perfect dental team With the changes brought on by the economy, top companies are bringing in the best resources they can find to evaluate where their organizations stand. They want to know...

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Office Matters: Hard-piped filtered water system vs. self-contained bottled water system

John Bednar helps avert problems coming down the pipe If your office currently has a hard-piped filtered water system, now is a good time to consider if and when you should change to a self-contained bottled water system. A hard-piped filtered water...

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Secrets to financial and personal freedom for endodontists

Secrets to financial and personal freedom for endodontists

In part 1 of his series, Dr. Ace Goerig offers the first steps to becoming debt-free I was presenting at a recent AAE national meeting with over 200 endodontists in the room, and I asked the question, “How many of you are completely debt-free?” ...

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Morita_3D_Product_LinesIRVINE, Calif. – (January 25, 2011) – J. Morita, world leader in imaging technology, today announced a major reduction in X-ray dosage of its cone beam (or 3D) X-ray units. Morita’s 3D product lines now come automatically equipped with a Dose Reduction Feature that lowers dosage from 30% to 40% on all three-dimensional fields of view. Additionally, the Dose Reduction Feature does not diminish clarity of image, and in fact, enhances the display of soft tissue.  

“An important point to make about Morita’s technology is that these units were already on the lowest end of the spectrum for dosage, this has been demonstrated in third party, scientific research,” commented Keisuke Mori, Executive Vice President and Vice President of Technical engineering. “In the nearly 20 years that Morita has been researching and manufacturing 3D units, our engineers have always been guided by the standard radiographic dosage principles of As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and patient safety.  Reducing the dosage an additional 30% to 40% while enhancing image quality is an incredible achievement.”

The Dose Reduction Feature is rooted in how the machines acquire information. Through advanced engineering, the intensity of the X-rays has been optimized which decreases the overall level of emissions and dosage.  Maximizing the efficiency of the machines has also resulted in sharper images of soft tissue with fewer artifacts.   

 “The Dose Reduction Feature is 100% automatic,” said Steven White, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “This feature comes standard on every 3D unit Morita sells which includes the Accuitomo and Veraviewepocs product lines with no retail price increase. Additionally, Morita 3D units that are already in the field can be upgraded with minimal, if any, part replacement.”    

More details of this advancement, and the basics of cone beam imaging, will be presented at the upcoming Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, February 24 – 26, 2011. Morita will be hosting presentations by a radiologist daily at 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:30 pm at Booth #3006. 

You may also learn more by contacting your dealer, or J. Morita USA, at 877-JMORITA (566-7482). Visit us at www.morita.com/usa.

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