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Posted 4/24/2017 by wyn11 in Legend Trek's Dental Practice Compass Podcast   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 12
#5 Legend Trek- Treatment Planning Part 1
#5 Treatment Planning Part 1 On today's episode we'll discuss the foundation of our treatment planning system. Much of the information in the podcast comes from Don Barden, author of The Perfect Plan. It starts...Read More
Posted 3/8/2017 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 243
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: 71
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 11/9/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 283
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 9/14/2016 by DPSDentalcoach in Did You Get Your Hygiene Department Tune-Up?   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 95
What’s the Secret to Successful Dental Treatment Planning?
All successful dental treatment plans really depend upon the person who is involved in the treatment plan. The idiom“Different strokes for different folks,”can be used to explain a successfulpatienttreatment plan. What I saying here is that it really depends upon the person delivering...Read More
Posted 8/30/2016 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 84
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: 264
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 4/5/2016 by Dr Anissa Holmes in Delivering WOW...Creating Massive Results for Dentists   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 93
How to Make More Money on Tomorrow's Schedule with Heidi Mount
Heidi Mount helps dentist find the invisible profit in their current business. She was a dental assistant and office manager for over 22 years.Then she decided to be a virtual consultant helping offices in the USA and internationally. She is known for teaching offices how to make...Read More
Posted 3/2/2016 by saibb in The Passionate Dentist   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 55
040 Dr B Interviews Andre Shirdan – Management Life Coach and Tech Consultant
040 Dr B Interviews Andre Shirdan – Management Life Coach and Tech Consultant Tune in every week for more episodes. Visit Andre is from Philadelphia and studied fine arts and design. After years in high-end...Read More
Posted 2/29/2016 by Dr Anissa Holmes in Delivering WOW...Creating Massive Results for Dentists   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 83
Want Patients to Accept Your Treatment? Start With Why.
When your patient comes to your practice, it is important that you understand why they are there.What are they looking for?What is their why? Are they looking for crowns or do they want peace of mind that their tooth won’t break while on vacation. Are they looking for scaling and root...Read More
Posted 1/20/2016 by Derek Gatta in Implant Prosthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 88
What to do when you only have room for one implant?
In this situation, the patient had two primary teeth in the anterior mandible that had a poor five year prognosis. The two teeth were extracted and I decided to place one NP Nobel implant and cantilever the restoration. I only had room for one NP implant. Would you treat the same way, or place the...Read More
Posted 12/17/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 175
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 12/14/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 202
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
Posted 12/10/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 1391
Anterior Veneer Prep for Closing Black Triangles
By Dr. Lee Ann Brady One of the more challenging aesthetic procedures, is eliminating black triangles. When a patient comes requesting this change, careful treatment planning is necessary. Treatment Planning Considerations One of the first things to assess is the height of the papilla and...Read More
Posted 12/10/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 5  |   Views: 690
Tools for Achieving Ideal Gingival Architecture
By Dr. Jason Olitsky A critical component in the aesthetics of every restorative case is gingival architecture. It is a rare case that does not require any gingival height changes. Even minor adjustments can make a huge difference in final outcomes. As tooth doctors, we tend to focus on the...Read More
Posted 12/4/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 154
Phasing Treatment to Meet Patient’s Goals - #smilestories
By Dr. John Nosti As clinicians we are obligated to diagnose and present clinical findings to our patients that address decay, disease, degeneration; pathology of all kinds. It’s our job to present a path of treatment and therapy to prevent, cure or treat the issues that we encounter....Read More
Posted 11/20/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 293
From Drab to Fab Dr. John Nosti Tackles Full Mouth Rehabs
By Dr John Nosti A 50 year old patient called my office on a Thursday at 4:30pm (I close at 5pm) stating hehad a front veneer come off and he would like to see me right away to fix it, he is currently 30 minutes from my practice and lives 2 hours from me (he was visiting the Jersey Shore for the...Read More
Posted 11/19/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 164
Using Minimal Prep Veneers for Diastema Closure
by Dr. Mike Smith When working with any anterior case it’s important to master the esthetics in the treatment planning phase in order to provide the patient with their desired cosmetic results. This particular patient presented with a diastema, and case goals were to deprogram and regain...Read More
Posted 11/3/2015 by jennjanicki in Clinical Mastery Series - Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 248
How to foster the need for comprehensive dentistry
By Dr. Eric Farmer I have had the pleasure to talk to many dentists, young and old across the country one of their biggest wishes is to do more of the kind of dentistry that fulfills them. I have learned over the years that I need to allow my relationships with my patients and staff be the...Read More
Posted 10/5/2015 by IversonDental in Digital Dentistry Laboratories   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 169
How Patients’ Decisions Influence Treatment Planning in Restorative Dentistry
As part of treatment planning, you as the dentist introduce options to your patients. After a relaxed conversation, a treatment plan is agreed upon between you and your dental patient. You use the best available research-based literature, clinical experience and patient opinions to guide your...Read More
Posted 6/25/2014 by Sandy Pardue in Sandy Pardue, Consultant/Classic Practice Resources   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 19118
Consultant Tip: Handling a False Perception about Money During Case Presentation
Some people may think they cannot afford dental care when actually they can. Most people are very poor financial managers and when their money getstight they think in generalities and even fool themselves. They may even have a small amount of money in a savings account earning a very low percent of...Read More
Posted 6/19/2014 by Sandy Pardue in Sandy Pardue, Consultant/Classic Practice Resources   |  Comments: 2  |   Views: 21170
Consultant Tip: Appointment Wrap Up
Follow these steps at the end of each appointment with all patients to make sure you "wrap up" the patient's visit with positive communication while preparing them for their next appointment. STEP 1: Raise the chair so that the patient is in an upright position. You should remain seated facing...Read More
Posted 5/30/2014 by Sandy Pardue in Sandy Pardue, Consultant/Classic Practice Resources   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 24571
Consultant Tip: Be a Good Listener
One secret of good human relations to to ask questions, but to also be a good listener. People can tell when you are listening and they can also tell when you are truly interested in them and what they are saying. Encourage the other person to talk about themselves and to share their interests...Read More
Posted 5/19/2014 by Sandy Pardue in Sandy Pardue, Consultant/Classic Practice Resources   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 29054
If a Patient Does Not Have Insurance, Do Not Mention It
When talking to patients about their needed dental treatment and financial arrangements, one of the first things we notice is whether or not they have dental insurance. It is very good if they do, of course, and this makes our job easier. However, if they do not have insurance you can make a...Read More
Posted 5/19/2014 by Sandy Pardue in Sandy Pardue, Consultant/Classic Practice Resources   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 27625
If You Promise Some Patients the Moon, They Won't Believe You
One of the most difficult things in human relations is convincing the pessimist they need something (including good dentistry). Many patients have experienced failure with their past treatments and have privately given up hope that anything can be successful. This is the reason they do not...Read More
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