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Dr. John Flucke
Dr. John Flucke is in private practice in Lee’s Summit, Mo. He also serves as technology editor for Dental Products Report magazine and keeps an active blog filled with thoughts and tidbits on the world of technology at blog.denticle.com.
Dr. John Flucke: Top 5 new dental product test drives of 2013

I flat out cannot believe that another year has melted away that quickly. It feels like when I woke up this morning, it was Memorial Day!

5 amazing dental technologies you should be using every day [VIDEO]

Are you taking technology for granted? Here’s a break down of technology that can help improve your practice and why you should be using it if you’re not already.

The absolute best in curing light technologies

We’ve seen a lot of changes in the way we provide treatment since the mid-1990s or so. While there were some advances in dentistry before that time, I truly believe the pure amount of changes we have seen in the last 10-20 years in our profession may well be more than there ever were before that time.

Tablet technology leads evolution in dental practice computing

We’ve seen a steady evolution of computing and computer usage in our offices with major upgrades/changes since the year 2000. We’ve moved from computers strictly in the business office to computers in the treatment areas.

What you need to know for trade show success

Planning to attend a dental trade show this year? These planning tips can help you get the most out of your time, and help ensure you reach your new technology goals in 2013.

What does the future hold for dental practices?

 

From Alice in Wonderland:

Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?

The Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.

Alice: I don’t much care where.

The Cat: Then it doesn’t much matter which way you go.

3 great ways to effectively communicate with your patients

If there is one thing we all need to really improve, it’s our communication skills. Not just in dentistry, but everywhere. However, because this is a magazine devoted to dentistry, I’ll keep my discussion to our beloved profession.

Tech connoisseur Dr. John Flucke's fab five

Dental Products Report Technology Editor Dr. John Flucke is lucky enough to try numerous products out in his operatories. Here are five he put to work in 2012 that left a lasting impression on him and have the potential to help just about any dental practice.