Paul Vigario is the president and founder of SurfCT.com With a bachelor’s degree in Management/Computer Information Systems with a focus on healthcare technology, and fifteen years experience with digital strategies and tech development, Paul has spearheaded developments in medical IT systems and technologies.
What Is VELscope Technology and How Can Dentists Use It?
Although not discussed as commonly as other types of cancer in the media, oral cancers can severely impact a patient’s quality of life. Intensive treatments, while useful, can affect a person’s ability to speak, chew, and talk, as well as their oral health in general. We still rely on traditional exams to reveal changes in the oral tissues that may be indicative of oral cancers.
The Use of Artificial Intelligence in Dentistry
AI has become a novel but essential component of many professions over the years. In dentistry, AI software has begun aiding dentists in making accurate diagnoses and providing effective treatments. Dentists have welcomed this burgeoning technology, as it allows them to work faster and smarter. This is how AI has become a valuable tool for oral health professionals.
Ways to Use Blockchain Within Dentistry
SurfCT President Paul Vigario explores the applications of blockchain in dentistry.
The Benefits of Online Scheduling for Dental Practices
SurfCT President Paul Vigario discusses the benefits of online scheduling for dental practices.
The Most Useful Apps For Dentists
Every industry, even healthcare, has embraced the concept of the importance of modern telehealth platforms. Whether it’s to stay connected with other professionals, converse with clients, set up appointments, share test results, scan documents, or enhance their own social media presence, healthcare professionals understand that this is the way of the future. Dentists are no exception to the new normal. Fortunately, there are a number of useful applications that already exist and are free to u...
The Importance of Sanitization for Your Dental Practice
Because of the tools they use and the procedures they perform, dental practices are some of the most potentially high-risk areas when it comes to catching an infection. For this reason, there are very specific guidelines provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) when it comes to sanitization and prevention of dental instruments.
There are three categories of dental instruments, sorted by the level of risk. Critical instruments include chisels and scalpels and any other device that pene...
The Two Best Productivity Tools for Dental Practices
Dental tech expert Paul Vigario covers two great productivity resources for dentists.
The Benefits of Teledentistry during COVID-19
An exploration of the uses of telemedicine for dentists during COVID-19. Written and researched by SurfCT.com President Paul Vigario, a dental technology expert.
Changes to HIPAA in 2020
Medical records are incredibly sensitive. The security of a person’s medical information entitles them not just to privacy. It can also shield vulnerable people from discrimination. People who deal with chronic health problems or mental illnesses could potentially find their careers stalled and social lives hampered if someone inappropriately accessed their medical information. That’s one reason HIPAA is so essential.
HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. F...
When to Update Your Dental Technology
Today, technology has become an integral part of the dentistry landscape, consistently suiting patient needs. With the computer-controlled aspects, for the dental palliative care environment, things are no longer the same again as a decade ago. Digital dentistry has made it possible for faster and precise oral diagnoses. For any dental health center, it ought to stay abreast of the technological advancements we are facing today for a competitive advantage. However, constant upgrades and purch...
Careers in Dental Tech
Paul Vigario, founder of SurfCT.com and a dental technology expert, gives a run-down of careers in the industry.
Benefits of Telemedicine in Dental Tech
Paul Vigario, founder of SurfCT.com and dental tech expert, explores how telemedicine impacts the world of dentistry.
Dental Tech for Quality Control
Paul Vigario, president of SurfCT.com, on dental tech for quality control.
What to Expect From Dental Tech in 2020
Paul Vigario, president of SurfCT.com, on what to expect from dental tech in 2020.
How to Automate Your Dental Practice
Paul Vigario, CEO of SurfCT.com, on how to automate your dental practice.