Tag: research

  • Dental MRI

    If you couldn’t tell from my last post on SWIFT MRI.  I am a huge fan of new and upcoming technology in dental imaging.  The latest paper I found discusses creating an occlusal coil that patients bite into to visualize teeth.  Here is the kicker… it works.  It is not amazing, but I do believe that […]

  • Beginning of Second Year

    Just to update everyone as to what’s been happening.  Basically the past month or so have been just pure clinic and reports.  I’m ready for the next challenge and the next semester.  During this year there will be three things to concentrate on, a couple of tough classes, board preparation and the third being my […]

  • AAOMR Sessions and Healthy Radiation

    So far I have learned some very interesting information at the AAOMR conference in Chicago.  I am absolutely enjoying my time here, even though I should be studying for some finals that I have coming up next week.  A couple of very interesting things I have learned.   First, I love Chicago as much as […]

  • Three New OMFR Programs

    One program at UMDNJ has already started and over the next year, one at UCLA and the third at the University of Washington will open up.  This bodes very well for the profession as a whole.  It means demand is increasing and schools are becoming interested in providing coursework.  In addition, I heard that Baylor […]

  • Learning to Write

    Part of my coursework is a class that discusses research methodology.  Essentially, it is the art of writing research papers and conducting research.  I have learned how to apply for grants, come up with a thesis and design a study.  Interesting, even if ultimately research will not be my area of interest.  At least I […]

  • New Study on SWIFT MRI

    New Study on SWIFT MRI

    The Journal of Endodontics has published a new study on SWIFT MRI by which the authors compare several modalities of imaging, including cone beam CT, to the technique as it’s being developed.  It looks very promising and is quickly becoming my favorite future technology in dentistry.  The fact that it removes ionizing radiation from the […]