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Posted 7/13/2017 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 22
Designing a Marketable Practice Brand and Improving Team Performance
In this blog, the focus is on two main challenges that affect dental practice owners: improving team performance and designing a marketable brand.How do you do all this while retaining empathy and loving your work? Dr. Olitsky has some answers in this enlightening interview where he reveals an...Read More
Posted 6/14/2017 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 2  |   Views: 283
Use Great Questions to Find a Patients Why
by Jenn Janicki, Clinical Mastery Series Executive Director Join us for Part 3 in a series of 6 presenting “best practices” for dental professionals. I’ve created this series for clinicians who have a high level of clinical training and confidence but have not yet created a...Read More
Posted 6/14/2017 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 391
Surviving Patient Miscommunication During a Complicated Cosmetic Case
Cases that seem to start out great can go sideways when we least expect it.In this post, Dr. Nosti discuses a recent case in his practice and how he resolved a potentially disastrous situation. Read on to learn from the story of a patient who wasn’t satisfied with the whiteness of her...Read More
Posted 3/8/2017 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 257
Don't Let Fractures Ruin Your Day: Six Guidelines to Minimize Porcelain Fractures
by John Nosti Porcelain fracture can be one of the most disheartening events to happen in a dental office. We have all experienced recurrent decay on a restoration that we placed, or possibly reinfection of a root canal that we performed, but no event seems to sink the mood of a practice as a...Read More
Posted 1/3/2017 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 84
Dr. Jason Olitsky: Overcoming Aesthetic Failure
By: Dr. Jason Olitsky Case Study: "The most critical factor is treatment planning or starting a case with the end" There are many factors that contribute to aesthetic success or failure. It’s not uncommon for many of my patients to enter treatment while...Read More
Posted 11/11/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 1061
Dr. John Nosti: How Occlusion Affected Me
by Dr. John Nosti I remember that feeling of my first day in private practice. Exciting for the freedom of not being in the educational environment any longer, while also having the feeling of anxiety for not having that “educational shoulder” to lean on. I felt that I had a...Read More
Posted 11/9/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 293
Occlusion or Delusion: Use Caution With Symptomatic Pain
By Dr. Lee Ann Brady In the detective process of determining the best treatment for a patient who has or is currently experiencing pain, it's best to eliminate impossibilities from the investigation. Are the Patient’s Joints Healthy or Breaking Down? You've sat...Read More
Posted 10/17/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 221
Find A Patient’s Why Through the Power of Great Questions
by Jenn Janicki, Executive Director Join us for Part 3 in a series of 6 presenting “best practices” for dental professionals. I’ve created this series for clinicians who have a high level of clinical training and confidence, but have not yet created a strategy for attracting...Read More
Posted 9/27/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 94
The Value of Probiotics: What’s Really Happening in the Mouth
By Dr. Lee Ann Brady Are you running out of answers for a patients oral health problems? Probiotics might be the solution for you! If you have patient who is a model of perfect dental hygiene and also wholly compliant with your health recommendations, but is still suffering...Read More
Posted 9/1/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 112
The Myth About Denture Patients
By Dr. John Nosti Modernizing the way you think about dentures is a good way to start attracting more denture patients. So, what is the Myth? Even as a dentist, the first image that comes to mind when you visualize dentures could be a decrepit old man or woman....Read More
Posted 8/31/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 93
Screw Access Holes and Plumbers Tape
By Dr. Lee Ann Brady Managing the screw access holes is one of the challenges I run into with implant dentistry. We all hope to fill them once and then never have to get to the head of the screw again, but this is dentistry after all and that would be unrealistic. In the last 6 ...Read More
Posted 8/30/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 103
Gum Symmetry: The Seventh Violation of Smile Design
by Dr. Jason Olitsky For the final installment of my 7 Violations of Smile Design series, I’ll explore how instituting a knowledge of gum symmetry, papilla heights, and smile lines can maximize positive outcomes in your esthetic cases. When evaluating the esthetic principles...Read More
Posted 8/25/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 281
Big Case Presentation Part 2: Come From Abundance, Avoid Scarcity
by Jenn Janicki, Executive Director Join us for part 2 in a 6 part series presenting “best practices”. In this dissuasion we will talk about “abundance mentality”. CMS Executive Director Jenn Janicki’s advice derives from more than130 practices who are getting the...Read More
Posted 8/25/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 63
Why You Should be Working with Patients on Appliance Therapy: Part One
by Dr. Lee Ann Brady Appliance therapy is the ultimate case acceptance tool you should be utilizing in your office. The benefits of this approach can be seen in many different patients, from TMD and restorative to orthodontic patients with muscle-based orjoint-based...Read More
Posted 8/23/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 591
Setting Up The Occlusion: Ceramic Porcelain Fracture Guidelines #1
by Dr. John Nosti Dentists can become (reasonably) wary of the following restoration nightmare, a patient presenting with a ceramic porcelain fracture. This problemis one of the most disheartening that can happen in a dental office and because of this, many doctors will become so fearful...Read More
Posted 5/5/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 101
First Steps: Ceramic Porcelain Fracture Guidelines
by Dr. John Nosti A frustrating phenomenon in the dentistry world is whena patient presents with fracture to a ceramic restoration.Thisis one of the most dishearteningscenarios that can happen in a dental office and because of this, manydoctors may become so fearful of the fracture that they...Read More
Posted 2/16/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 133
Overcontoured Teeth: The Fifth Violation of Smile Design
by Dr. Jason Olitsky When evaluating the esthetic principles inherent to successful smile design, there are 7 violations that are common and undermine the success of the finished cosmetic case. Here’s one of my top clinical tips for maximizing the outcome of your esthetic cases by...Read More
Posted 2/15/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 178
Dentures without the Guesswork
by Dr. John Nosti Dentures can have many difficulties for dentists, who might find the process involves too much frustration and guesswork. In order to improve the experience in all aspects of the treatment planning process, I have put together a simple step by step guide that will help...Read More
Posted 12/21/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 139
QuickSplint Fabrication Technique
By Dr. Lee Ann Brady In this short video Dr. Brady teaches you how to expediently fabricate a QuickSplint appliance for a patient. Read More
Posted 12/21/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 342
Tips for Exquisite Intra-Oral Photography
By Dr. Jason Olitsky One of the most difficult shots to get in the intra-oral series is the retracted occlusal shots using mirrors. These images are critical in restorative treatment planning, evaluating arch form, and seeing the occlusal surfaces of teeth. Both images are really a...Read More
Posted 12/18/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 92
#SmileStories: Who Says Single Centrals Are Impossible to Match?
Dr. Jason Olitsky aka The Smile Stylist tackled this tricky cosmetic case that features a two perfectly matching centrals. He sent the single restoration to , where it was crafted with Empress Aesthetic. When placed in the mouth it is a perfect lifelike match! on the Clinical Mastery...Read More
Posted 12/17/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 198
Screw Vs. Cement Retained Implant Restorations
By Dr. Lee Ann Brady The decision of how to retain an implant restoration used to be an easy one. In the earlier years of dental, screw retained implants were the default approach. However, with further practice it suddenly became that people were almost exclusively using cement retained implants....Read More
Posted 12/15/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 147
How to Take a Silicone Centric Relation Record
By Dr. Lee Ann Brady Learn how Dr. Brady takes a silicone centric relation record in this short video. to see more great videos on the Clinical Mastery Youtube channel!Read More
Posted 12/14/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 211
Peri-Implant Esthetics Treatment Planning
By Dr. Lee Ann Brady As I complete the series on soft tissue esthetics around anterior implants we have worked our way back to assessing the existing architecture and planning for success. John Kois has simplified the risk assessment process when a natural tooth will be extracted prior to...Read More
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