Dr. John Flucke

Dr. Flucke's top 5 test drives of 2014

There are lots of things I love about my job at Dental Products Report. I get to meet incredibly bright and driven people, I get to travel to meetings that allow me to see the latest and greatest in our great profession, and I get to test and experiment with the products and gear that will be available to my readers in the next year or two.

The top 10 most-read articles of 2014

Every year, Dental Products Report compiles lists of the most viewed and most downloaded articles, products, e-books, webinars and how-to guides on dentalproductsreport.com. Here are the 10 most-viewed articles of 2014.

The top 5 dental industry trends of 2014

Last year at this time, we talked about some key trends heading into 2014, and many of those same trends will continue to play a big role in the dental industry in 2015 and beyond. 

Dr. John Flucke's takeaways from the ADA Annual Session

This year's annual session in San Antonio featured the debut of many innovative new (and improved) products. In this months' edition of Technology Evangelist, we take a look at some of the products that really stood out.

Saving space for a more efficient operatory

Let's face it. As we add services to our patient treatment, the amount of space we have available in our operatories decreases.

DPR tech editor gives thumbs up to the DEXIS CariVu transilluminator

For years now, dentistry has been diagnosing, for the most part, interproximal decay in pretty much the exact same way. Since the introduction of the concept of the bitewing radiograph, the process of locating and diagnosing decay between the teeth has only gone through minor changes.

Cloudy with a chance of computing

In the last couple of years, almost every tech lover, from the casual user to the hardcore gear head, has been inundated with a serious dose of “The Cloud”.


The DPR Innovator Profiles 2014: Pushing our industry forward

Innovation drives our profession. Fortunately, dentistry has some amazing “renaissance” type of thinkers who are constantly problem solving from outside the box, inside the box, and under the box.

Dr. John Flucke: Looking forward, looking back on dental technology predictions for 2014

I was talking to my Group Editorial Director Kevin Henry the other day and he happened to mention that we are now closing in on the halfway point of 2014. Think about that for a minute, I’ll wait…

3 main steps for a proper infection control process

As a profession, we are charged with a very important mission — we need to provide the best possible care to our patients while doing it in an environment that ensures their safety.