series puts digital photos in focus
about feeling comfortable using the technology."
That's how Dr. Donald S. Sherman
sums up his presentation, "Using Digital Photography and Digital
Images to Enhance Patient communication and Office Records.”
"I stay away from the `cutting
edge' and gear this course to the novice and intermediate
user;” says Dr, Sherman, whose presentation is sponsored by
the ADA Seminar Series. His
goal is to provide an introductory level
takes dentists from software to printer to digital X-rays,
"The advantages of digital
photography in the rental office can't be underestimated”
says Dr: Sherman. "You can improve communication with your
patients and better manage your office records."
During his presentation, he
suggests low-cost methods for dentists to familiarize themselves
with the technology, "get your comfort level while at home
or on vacation," and advice on practical purchases.
Covered topics include:
high-quality digital images with a 35 mm film camera at a
very low cost;
images for patient consultations and submission of X-rays
to insurance companies;
selecting a digital camera with brand name recommendations;
digital X-rays from your existing dental X-ray films with
and cataloging digital images with inexpensive off-the-shelf
Dr. Sherman is a clinical instructor
in the Department of Diagnostics and Patient Services at the
Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine.
To schedule a seminar presentation
through ADA Seminar Series call toll-free, Ext. 2927 or e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about the seminar is also available
at ADA.org. Go to Seminar Series from Education and Career
Resources in the Profession section.
The ADA Seminar Series is partially
under-written through a grant from Sullivan-Schein Dental,
a Henry Schein Company and 3M ESPE.