Dr. Anoop Sondhi & Dr. Jeff Biggs
Indianapolis, Indiana
www.indyortho.com

Drs. Sondhi and Biggs recently expanded and remodeled their Indianapolis, Indiana practice. This busy 34 PC network utilizes Windows 7 Professional workstations and a dedicated Dell PowerEdge server running Microsoft Windows 2008 Server. The server equipment is installed in an APC Netshelter rack enclosure and is a technology focal point on the new patient office tour. 802.11n wireless networking is deployed across the expansive facility to support the fleet of Apple iPads used for patient education & entertainment. A patient optimized WiFi system allows parents to safely surf while they visit without the risk of accessing the office data. They utilize Dolphin Imaging & Management system. Dolphin Aquarium is used as part of the patient education suite in addition to internally developed content. Their records process utilizes a Planmeca Promax digital Pan/Ceph system that is also integrated directly with Dolphin Imaging. Eye-Fi Wireless Digital Camera cards are used to transfer photos over the Wireless network to simplify the import process. The 3M Lava system is used for digital models. The doctors both utilize digital dictation systems from Olympus. The doctors routinely work remotely using Dolphin Mobile or Microsoft Remote Desktop.

Dr. David Kemp
Franklin, Tennessee
www.kemportho.com

Dr. Kemp recently updated the computer systems in his Franklin and Brentwood, Tennessee practices. The change was part of the transition from OPMS to both the Dolphin Imaging and Management systems. An Instrumentarium Digital Pan/Ceph unit is used for x-ray imaging at both locations, and integrated with Dolphin. Televox Housecalls is used to assist in appointment notifications. The OrthoCAD system is used for digital models and is integrated with Dolphin Imaging A HIPAA friendly biometric fingerprint scanner is used with patient signin. The 45 workstation network utilizes a combination of Wyse Thin Clients and Windows XP Professional workstations. A dedicated Windows 2003 Small Business Server and a Windows 2003 Terminal server service the clients. Microsoft Exchange Server is used to provide email and other groupware services to the staff. Wireless networking 802.11g was deployed covering the entire facility. Microsoft Terminal services is used to service the satellite office. A T1 line links the two offices together full time, . Motion Computing tablet computers are used for adhoc presentations.

Dr. Sean Sefidpour
Rocklin, California
www.graniterockortho.com

Dr. Sefidpour recently updated the computer systems in his Rocklin, California practice and built a new practice in Granite Bay, California. The change was part of the transition from Orthotrac Office to both the Dolphin Imaging and Management systems. An Instrumentarium Digital Pan/Ceph unit is used for x-ray imaging at both locations, and integrated with Dolphin. Televox Housecalls is used to assist in appointment notifications. The OrthoCAD system is used for digital models and is integrated with Dolphin Imaging A HIPAA friendly biometric fingerprint scanner is used with patient signin. The 40 workstation network utilizes a combination of Wyse Thin Clients and Windows XP Professional workstations. A dedicated Windows 2003 Small Business Server and a Windows 2003 Terminal server service the clients. Wireless networking 802.11g was deployed covering the entire facility. Microsoft Terminal services is used to service the satellite office. A T1 line links the two offices together full time.

Dr. David Wardlaw
Little Rock, Arkansas
www.Wardlawortho.com

Dr. Wardlawrecently updated the computer systems in his Little Rock and Cabot, Arkansas practices. The change was part of the transition from OMS Imaging to Dolphin Imaging, integrate with the existing Orthotrac Classic management system. Sirona digital Pan/Ceph units are used for x-ray imaging at both locations, and integrated with Dolphin. Televox Housecalls is used to assist in appointment notifications. The OrthoCAD system is used for digital models and is integrated with Dolphin Imaging The 29 workstation network utilizes a combination of Windows 2000 and Windows XP Professional workstations. A dedicated Windows 2003 Small Business Server services the clients. Microsoft Exchange Server is used to provide email and other groupware services to the staff. Wireless networking 802.11g was deployed covering both facilities. An Internet based VPN links the two offices together full time.

Dr. Mark Holt
Roseville, California
www.bracesbyholt.com

Dr. Holt recently updated the computer systems in his Roseville and Sacramento, California practices. The change was part of the update from OrthoII OneTouch to Ortho2 Viewpoint. Dolphin Imaging is used for Image Mangement. A Sorodex Digital X-ray system is used in both locations, and integrated with Dolphin. Televox Housecalls is used to assist in appointment notifications. The OrthoCAD system is used for digital models and is integrated with Dolphin Imaging The 40 workstation network utilizes a combination of Wyse Thin Clients and Windows XP Professional workstations. A dedicated Windows 2003 Small Business Server and a Windows 2003 Terminal server service the clients. Wireless networking 802.11g was deployed covering the entire facility. Microsoft Terminal services is used to service the satellite office. A T1 line links the two offices together full time.

Dr. Thomas Marcel
Livermore, California
www.marcelorthodontics.com

Dr. Marcel has thriving practice in Livermore, California. A recent convert from DOS based OrthoII OneTouch system to the Windows based Ortho2 Viewpoint sytem, the practice relies heavily on the integrated Dolphin Imaging system for image management. They use a Planmeca Promax digital Pan/Ceph system that is also integrated with Dolphin Imaging. The OrthoCAD system is used for digital models and is integrated with the Dolphin system. IACT Case Presenter is used to assist in patient education. vCom is used for the internal office communication system. The 23 PC network utilizes Windows XP Professional workstations and a dedicated Windows 2000 Small Business Server. The server equipment is installed in a Dell rackmount enclosure. Microsoft Exchange Server is used to provide email and other groupware services to the staff. Wireless networking 802.11 was deployed covering the entire facility. Televox Housecalls is used to assist in appointment notifications. A HIPAA friendly biometric fingerprint scanner is used with patient signin, and digital signature pads are used at reception and consultation to achieve a truly paperless office. Motion Computing tablet computers are used for adhoc presentations.

Dr. Andrea DeLurgio & Dr. Hendrik Blom
Citrus Heights, California
www.delurgioandblom.com/

Drs. DeLurgio and Blom have a modern practice in Citrus Heights, California. Their practice uses the Windows based New Horizons for practice management along with Dolphin Imaging for image management. The 9 PC network utilizes Windows XP Professional workstations and a dedicated Windows 2003 Small Business 2003 Server. Microsoft Exchange Server is used to provide email and other groupware services to the staff. Wireless networking 802.11g was deployed covering the entire facility. The doctors telecommutes routinely using Microsoft Remote Desktop Connections via the Internet.

Dr. Alan C. Tan
Woodland, California
www.tanortho.com

Dr. Tan recently constructed a new practice in Woodland, California. During the process he took his practice paperless, with chair side computing and digital x-ray. Unix based Orthotrac Classic was updated to the Windows based Orthotrac Office. A Planmeca Digital Pan/Ceph unit is used for x-ray imaging. Televox Housecalls is used to assist in appointment notifications. The 14 PC network utilizes Windows XP Professional workstations and a dedicated Windows 2000 Server. Dr. Tan also uses the Macintosh based Quikceph imaging program on two Mac systems, and each can seamlessly access the Windows network.

Dr. James Gill
Evansville, Indiana
www.gillorthodontics.com

Dr. Gill recently constructed a new office in Evansville, Indiana. During the move to the new office the change was made from the DOS based OrthoII OneTouch application to Windows based Ortho2 Viewpoint. Dolphin Imaging was installed for image management. Televox Housecalls is used to assist in appointment notifications. Computer Aided Intercom from Cieos is used for the internal office communication system. The 18 PC network utilizes Windows XP Professional workstations and a dedicated Windows 2000 Server. Wireless networking 802.11b was deployed covering the entire facility.

EastLake Dental Specialties
Chula Vista, California
www.orthopedo.com

EastLake Dental Specialties in Chula Vista, California is owned by Drs. Hoss and Keri. The practice combines ortho, pedo and surgery in two locations. Their systems include electronic practice management software, digital photography, digital x-ray and online training. They have 30+ Windows workstations and three Windows servers to support 100 patients per day and over 15 staff. The two practices are connected over a full-time Wide Area Network (WAN).

Dr. Nile Scott
Pueblo, Colorado

Dr. Nile Scott recently upgraded his orthodontic practice in Pueblo, Colorado. They utilized the Unix based Orthotrac Classic system with Dolphin Imaging and Orthotrac Imaging. They upgraded to Dolphin Management and use only Dolphin Imaging for their image management. They continue to use an Imaging Sciences CommCAT imaging system for doing digital temporomadibular joint (TMJ) tomograms and Cephs. These images are then scanned into Dolphin Imaging using a flatbed transparency scanner. The office utilizes Televox’s Housecalls and Tlink system for patient communication. The 21 station network utilizes an equal combination of computer workstations as thick clients running Windows XP Professional and WYSE Thin Clients and a dedicated Windows 2003 Standard Server with Terminal Services. In addition to chairside computing, Sony Playstation 2’s were installed as well as special LCD displays with television tuners. Wireless networking 802.11b/g was deployed covering the entire facility.

Dr. Kathleen Tavarez
San Carlos, California
www.drtavarez.com

Dr. Tavarez upgraded her orthodontic practice in San Carlos, California by adding an additional office in Redwood Shores, California. During the addition, she converted from OrthoII Onetouch to OrthoII Viewpoint and replaced the image management software Gendex VixWin2000 to Dolphin Imaging. A year later, she added a Planmeca Promax and Canon Digital Rebel to the equation to keep all the digital records in-house. The office utilizes JulySoft’s ReminderPro system for patient communication. The 17 station network utilizes a combination of computer workstations and laptops running Windows XP Professional and a dedicated Windows 2003 Standard Server with Terminal Services. The offices are connected via a dedicated T1 line and Cisco Routers. Wireless networking 802.11b/g was deployed covering the Redwood Shores facility.

Drs. Lee Boese and Lee Boese Jr.
Merced, California
http://www.drboese.com

This father and son orthodontic team of Dr. Lee Boese and Dr. Lee Boese Jr. relocated their practice in Merced, California while performing some significant upgrades. Their film-based pan/ceph unit was replaced with an Instrumentarium OP100. They continue to utilize Kodak Orthotrac Practice Management Software with Kodak Orthotrac Imaging in the new office but also plan to incorporate Practiceworks Lights Network Communications Module as well as the Patient Flow and Charting Modules. As part of the new office, the office also incorporated the SMED Nexus raised flooring. This allows them flexibility for physically reconfiguring their office while its design provides simple cable management in a plug & play zoned layout. Wireless networking 802.11b/g was deployed covering the entire office.

Dr. Ronald Champion
Modesto, California
www.championsmiles.com

Dr. Champion recently built a new office in Modesto, California. They use IMS Digital Office Practice Management Software with an integrated link to Dolphin Imaging. Their new office also uses a Planmeca Promax for capturing digital pan/cephs. Dolphin light boxes remove shadows cast behind patients when taking digital portraits of patients. The office utilizes Televox’s Housecalls and Tlink system for patient communication. The network utilizes computer workstations running Windows XP Professional and a dedicated Windows 2003 Small Business Server. The next phase of his project may incorporate chairside computing. Wireless networking 802.11b/g was deployed covering the entire facility.

Drs. Russell Chang and Christine Chung
Los Alamitos, California
www.changorthodontics.com

After years of careful planning, their new office is finally built and running. Drs. Chang and Chung relocated their practice to a new building in the heart of Los Alamitos, California. They fully utilize Dolphin’s Practice Management and Imaging solutions. Biometric patient sign-in is a great feature and helps with patient flow. Their new pan/ceph unit is an Instrumentarium OP100 and includes a computer touch-screen interface for capturing digital pans and cephs. They also use two different types of intraoral x-ray systems, one is the Soredex DIGORA Optime Intraoral Digital Imaging System while the other are direct Instrumentarium Intraoral SIGMA Sensors.

The office includes numerous large format plasma displays for patient education and practice promotion. These dual purpose displays can also display satellite television or DVD movies. The office utilizes Televox’s Housecalls and Tlink system for patient communication. The practice runs on Dell Optiplex workstations running Windows XP Professional and a dedicated Windows 2003 Small Business Server. Dual LCD monitors are used in the consultation rooms to help during patient consults. Wireless networking 802.11b/g was deployed covering the entire office.

Dr. Don Wilson
Novato,California
www.wilsonortho.com

Dr. Wilson has recently upgraded the computer system in his Novato, California practice. Previously running Citrix and Virtual Desktops, MME helped transition to an in-house Ortho 2 Viewpoint server and full computers for every station. Dr. Wilson’s office has a state of the art waiting room using patient education and marketing screens by Kaleidoscope to help grow his practice.

Mission Valley Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
San Diego, California
www.mvoms.com

Drs. Hammond, Smith and Kuklok recently expanded and remodeled their thriving surgery practice in San Diego, California. They utilize the Windows based WinOMS management software. They are using Dolphin Imaging for image management and treatment planning. They use a Planmeca Promax digital Pan/Ceph system that is also integrated with Dolphin Imaging. Computer Aided Intercom from Cieos is used for the internal office communication system. The 30 PC network utilizes Windows XP Professional workstations and a dedicated Windows 2000 Server. Wireless networking 802.11b was deployed covering the entire facility. Microsoft Exchange Server is used to provide email and other groupware services to the staff. Windows Media Server is used to stream patient education videos to each room over the computers. The doctors still use the Macintosh based Quikceph imaging program on two Mac systems, and each can seamlessly access the Windows network.

Heise & ALpha Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Sacramento, California
www.sacramentooms.com

Drs. Heise and Alpha recently updated their existing surgery practice in Sacramento, California. They utilize the Windows based WinOMS practice management software. An Instrumentarium digital Pan/Ceph system is used and it stored images in the Cliniview XV imaging software. The 8 PC network utilizes Windows 2000 Professional workstations and a dedicated Windows 2000 Server. Windows Media is used to stream patient education videos in the consult rooms over the computers.

Dr. Doug Christiansen
San Diego, California
www.deanzadental.com

Dr. Christiansen practices in San Diego, California. The office recently upgraded their Dentrix system to include the complete version of Dentrix Image that includes intra-oral, cosmetic, and x-ray imaging and management. Each operatory has a dedicated computer for both the doctor and the assistant. Air Techniques's ScanX digital scanner is integrated into Dentrix Image for bringing all x-ray images directly into the Dentrix Patient Chart. The Casey Patient Education system is integrated into the network and provided to all workstations through Casey's Linux server appliance.

Dr. Natalie Lenser
Modesto, California
www.drlenser.com

Dr. Natalie Lenser recently opened a new practice in Modesto, California. Her practice utilizes the Windows based Eaglesoft management software, and includes chair side computing. A Gendex Denoptix digital X-ray system is integrated with the Eaglesoft database. The 8 PC network utilizes Windows XP Professional workstations and a dedicated Windows 2000 Server.

Escondido Endodontics
Escondido, California
www.escoendo.com

Drs. Hanlon and Jerome practice in Escondido, California. The 10 workstaion network includes a dedicated Windows 2000 Small Business Server. For administrative practice management, the office uses PBS Endo. For clinical information management, the office uses The Digital Office software system and the Schick digital x-ray sensor and software.

Beamreaders, Inc. Diagnostic Services
www.beamreaders.com

Beamreaders is a Cloud based CBCT full serice radiology interpretation service founded by Dr. David Hatcher and Tom Hatcher. They are a team of 20+ Radiologists geographically dispersed. MME offers support assistance to the Radiologists helping with their Computer setups. This includes their high performance 3D modeling laptops and PCs, as well as software assistance with their 3D applications like Anatomage, Dolphin 3D, Xoran and iCATVision.

ddi Imaging Centers
Sacramento, Roseville & Vacaville, CA
Littleton, CO
www.ddicenters.com

Diagnostic Digital Imaging has dental imaging centers in Northern California and Colorado. The centers feature the iCAT Cone Beam CT systems from Imaging Sciences which produce a three dimensional digital model of the patients head. Dolphin Imaging is used for Image management, Cephalometric tracings and 3D modeling of the CBCT data. AnywhereDolphin is used to electronically deliver the Dolphin records to their referrers. Digital photography is done using Fuji S1, S2 and S3 cameras. They use a variety of photographic and x-ray printers including the Olympus P400/P440, Kodak 8650/8670, Codonics NP1660M and the Codonics Horizon SE Medical imagers. Some of the centers offer three dimensional photography services using a system made by 3DMD. Digital 3D Intraoral models are created using the 3Shape Scanning system.

The four office networks are linked together using Internet pbased VPN solutions into one large corporate network. Overall there are more than 30 systems talking to 7 server with over 20 Terabytes (TB) of data storage. They use storage arrays from Synology and Promise Technologies. Most workstations are Dell Optiplex PCs running Windows XP/7 Professional.

They utilize Microsoft Exchange Server for groupware applications. Scheduling for all offices is done with Radiology Lab Management System (RLMS)

Edmonton Diagnostic Imaging
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
www.edxi.com

Edmonton Diagnostic Imaging is dental imaging center in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. EDI has modeled itself in many ways after ddi, and features many of the same services. The center features an Imagaing Sciences iCAT CBCT 3D Volumetric imaging system. The Dolphin Imaging system is used with a Kodak DCS420 digital camera and a Kodak 8650 Dye sublimation photographic printer. Dolphin Imaging is also used for Cephalometric tracings. The network includes 8 Windows XP/7 Professional workstations and a Dell PowerEdge server running Microsoft Server 2008. CBCT images are printed on a Kodak medical grade dye-sublimation printing system.

Modesto Maxillofacial Imaging
Modesto, California

Modesto Maxillofacial Imaging is a dental imaging center in Modesto, California. The center features a NewTom 9000 3D Volumetric imaging system that produces a digital model of the patient's head. The Biomex photographic system is used with a Fuji S1 Pro digital camera and an Olympus P400 Dye sublimation photographic printer. Dolphin Imaging is used for Cephalometric tracings. The network includes 3 Windows 2000 and XP Professional workstations and a dedicated Windows 2000 Server. NewTom images are printed on a Codonics NM1660 medical grade printing system.