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Dr. Lorne Lavine
Dr. Lorne Lavine, founder and president of Dental Technology Consultants, has more than 30 years invested in the dental and dental technology fields. A graduate of USC, he earned his DMD from Boston University and completed his residency at the Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, N.Y. He received his specialty training at the University of Washington and went into private practice in Vermont until moving to California in 2002 to establish DTC, a company that focuses on the specialized technological needs of the dental community. Dr. Lavine has vast experience with dental technology systems. He is a CompTia Certified A+ Computer Repair Technician, CompTia Network+-certified and will soon be a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator. As a consultant and integrator, he has extensive hands-on experience with most practice management software, image management software, digital cameras, intraoral cameras, computers, networks and digital radiography systems. He also writes for many well known industry publications and lectures across the country. He was the regular technology columnist for Dental Economics Magazine, and his articles have appeared in Dentistry Today, Dental Economics, Dental Equipment and Materials, Dental Practice Report, New Dentist, Dental Angle Online and DentalTown magazine, where he is a moderator of 10 of their computer and software forums. He has lectured to the Yankee Dental Congress, American Academy of Periodontology, American Academy of Endodontics, the DentalTown Extravaganza and numerous state dental society and study club lectures. In addition, he is a member of the Speaking and Consulting Network. He is also the former technology consultant for the Indian Health Service.
Why cloud software isn't the future
Why cloud software isn't the future
Cloud computing is already a dominating technology. Here's why you should utilize it for your dental practice.
4 steps to take after suffering a data breach
4 steps to take after suffering a data breach
What to do if someone gets hold of valuable patient information.
4 ways to keep data accessible — and secure — in your dental practice
4 ways to keep data accessible — and secure — in your dental practice
Cloud-based storage options make it convenient for all of your employees to access data, but how do you keep it both easy to access and safe?
10 ways to spot phishing attacks on your practice
10 ways to spot phishing attacks on your practice
Phishing is big business — don't take the bait.
4 ways to create a secure wireless network
4 ways to create a secure wireless network
Wireless networks in your office are a must, but can also be easily exploited if you don’t take precautions.
Protecting your practice from botnets
Protecting your practice from botnets
Making sure you’re safe doesn’t have to be a difficult process.
Are you vulnerable to exploits?
Are you vulnerable to exploits?
Cybercrime is a multi-trillion-dollar business, which means that you need the best resources to stay ahead.
6 myths about data encryption
6 myths about data encryption
Encryption may seem like a scary process, but can you really afford to have unsecured data?
8 ways to keep your practice HIPAA compliant
8 ways to keep your practice HIPAA compliant
Keeping your patients' data safe should be a top priority. Here's how to do it.
12 steps for creating a HIPAA compliance plan
12 steps for creating a HIPAA compliance plan
Creating an effective HIPAA compliance and cybersecurity plan can be the key to your practice’s success.