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Robert Elsenpeter
Robert Elsenpeter is a freelance writer and frequent contributor to Dental Products Report and Digital Esthetics. He is also the author of 18 technology books, including the award-winning Green IT: Reduce Your Information System's Environmental Impact While Adding to the Bottom Line. As such, he’s particularly interested in the technological side of dentistry.
Implanting success: The state of dental implants
Implanting success: The state of dental implants
Dental implants are nothing new. While they have been around in one crude form or another for thousands of years, the breakthrough that led to modern day implants didn’t occur until Per-Ingvar Brånemark’s mid-1960s work with dental osseointegration. And it wasn’t until the 1980s that implants became a widely available option.
The top 9 benefits of DSOs for dentists
Dental Products Report conducted a survey of 404 dentists to gauge their opinions of various issues involving practice operations. For the greatest concerns, DSO membership appears to offer solutions.
The top 9 benefits of DSOs for dentists
The top 9 benefits of DSOs for dentists
Dental Products Report conducted a survey of 404 dentists to gauge their opinions of various issues involving practice operations. For the greatest concerns, DSO membership appears to offer solutions.
The state of the dental lab in 2016
The state of the dental lab in 2016
A recent Dental Lab Products survey sought to learn the level of satisfaction that lab owners, technicians and other employees take in their careers. Here's what we found.
Getting a clear view of 3D imaging
Getting a clear view of 3D imaging
The technology, benefits and usage are all on the rise. Find out how 3D imaging can help your practice and your patients and whether this is a great fit for your practice.
ADHA/Wrigley help hygienists educate about importance of diet, oral care
ADHA/Wrigley help hygienists educate about importance of diet, oral care
It’s common knowledge that eating the wrong things can be bad for one’s teeth – especially if proper oral hygiene is not observed afterward. However, the changing face of Americans’ diet has an impact beyond candy and cavities.
7 ways to make your lab a successful business
7 ways to make your lab a successful business
In this cover story for Dental Lab Products, six leading lab voices explain 7 ways you can take your dental laboratory business to the next level.
Eaglesoft celebrates its 21st birthday
Eaglesoft celebrates its 21st birthday
Las Vegas is a popular place to celebrate 21st birthdays, and Patterson Dental chose the city as the locale to commemorate practice management software Eaglesoft’s big day. But at this event, unlike the trendy slogan, what happened in Vegas, wasn’t meant to stay in Vegas.
21 CAD tips that will take your work to the next level
21 CAD tips that will take your work to the next level
Dental Lab Products talks to the voices behind the major dental CAD manufacturers about what dental technicians need to know about digital design.
CODA standards provide uniformity, legitimacy to dental therapy
CODA standards provide uniformity, legitimacy to dental therapy
People who don’t have access to dental professionals – or can’t afford to see one – are going to have better opportunities now, thanks to national guidelines that will introduce a new type of dental professional.