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Better than sifting through PubMed- A Visual Literature Review of Biodentine
CLINICAL BOOST Pulps Are Feeling #Blessed “Well, that right there is the pulp...” Deep caries. Excavation. Pulp exposure. Calcium hydroxide....and ehh, root canal. It’s a process as old as the practice of dentistry itself But new materials from the much appreciated scientists in the dental...  Read More
7 Steps to Buying or Selling Your Used Dental Equipment
Setting up your dental practice (or replacing equipment in your current one) are factors many dentists and their team will face. So how do you ensure you're getting the most bang for your buck? And when it comes to buying or selling pre-owned dental equipment, how can you ensure the smoothest...  Read More
If WTF is written all over your face on this one--we are with you!  So read on to uncover:  What’s The Focus… The focus here, are KN-95 Respirators.  As many clinicians may have come to prefer these duck-billed muzzles (when compared to N-95 respirators).  KN-95s will now, need to be un-looped,...  Read More
The Dentist's Mistake
The dentist’s mistake. I've been there.  So have you.  Many times, all of us.  As to retainers and the dentist’s mistake, Here's the solution. Dr Chris Online:   Online Curriculum:    Read More
Top 6 Ways To Protect Your Child’s Teeth
About 50% of children aged 12 to 15 have at least one cavity, and the number of kids who have cavities is constantly growing. Most children are prone to develop tooth decay, tooth loss, thumb-sucking, tongue thrusting, and lip sucking.  Keep on reading to discover the 6 simple tips on how to...  Read More
Categories: Pediatric
Retainer Stories: Fees; Retainer Insurance; Re-Makes?
Today, I talk about broken, lost, non-fitting, bent, damaged retainers.  When do you repair? When do you remake the retainer? Fees??? How do you charge? And do YOU offer retainer insurance?  It makes parent, patient and YOU happy!   Read More
Categories: Orthodontics, Pediatric
Can You Anticipate Relapse in Your Ortho Patient?
Dr. Chris answers the questions for today: How can you predict with reasonable certainty, what relapse will occur in your orthodontic patient after braces and appliances are completed and removed?  And, how can retention reduce it?   Read More
1583 Dr. Gerry Samson on the Evolution of Orthodontics : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
“Clear Aligners, Teledentistry, and the Future of the Orthodontic Profession” Guest Speaker: Dr. Gerry Samson Described as an educational entertainer, Gerry completed pediatric dental residency at Emory University, 1979 and orthodontics at Northwestern University, 1981 under the direction of Dr....  Read More
1582 Orthodontist Dr. Bill Harrell & ENT Dr. David McIntosh on Treating Sleep Disordered Breathing : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
“Understanding the Link Between Sleep, Airway & Malocclusion” Guest Speakers: Dr. Bill Harrell & Dr. David McIntosh Dr. Harrell graduated from UAB Dental School in 1975 then pursued his orthodontic residency at the University of Pennsylvania in 1977. Dr. Harrell has been interested in 3D imaging...  Read More
292: Dr. June Murakaru | Knightsville Pediatric Dentistry
Who here works with their spouse? . How did you find your balance? What is your spouse better at than you and vice versa? . In the case of  June Murakaru  she is the clinical side, and her husband (the engineer) is better at the operational side. She lets us know how many times she would come home...  Read More
1569 Dr. Leanna Shetler & Dr. Matt Dahar on the Keys to a Successful Pediatric Dental Practice : Dentistry Uncensored with Howard Farran
“Connecting with Families, Marketing Your Practice, and Choosing the Right Techniques” Guest Speakers: Dr. Leanna Shetler & Dr. Matt Dahar Dr. Leanna Shetler and Dr. Matt Dahar were destined to be best friends. In fact, their dads were best friends growing up. They played football together at...  Read More
7 Reasons Why Having A Family Dentist is Worth it
Most of us probably have been trying to dodge a visit to the dentist for many reasons. Some have suffered traumatic experiences associated with people wearing those , which intensify these feelings. In particular, people who have been subjected to abuse or torture will often be left with a much...  Read More
284: Dr. Gabe Ross | Oak Landing Pediatric Dentistry
Do you have a team member who feels they are too good to take out the trash? . Do you have anyone in your team who has that "it's not my job" attitude? . Gabe Ross is 100% correct! I have had people like this on my team and that only hindered our progress and killed our team culture! . ...  Read More
The O.D.D. Couple - Episode 1
  Listen and watch The O.D.D. Couple podcast; a dental and life podcast where the center of rotation is always outside of the box. ?Download and listen to The O.D.D. Couple Podcast ?If you haven't seen the NEW ClinCheck 6.0 Guided tour, watch it here: ?? Subscribe to our channels: ?The C.L.E.A.R....  Read More
Does the Research impact us?
The voluminous Research and your potential liability and other problems.    Read More
283: Dr. Yoshita Patel | Viera Pediatric Dentistry
Where are my FFS practices at?! . This is a definite download! Like listen and RE-listen to this episode because it is filled with gems! . But... I have a question for you... . Would you take the time to talk to a caller, do a predetermination, and guide them to ANOTHER practice that's a better fit...  Read More
282: Dr. Jessica Marshall | Pediatric Smiles of Cypress
"Just because you communicated something... doesn't mean you did it in a way that was effective" . That's powerful!  Jessica Marshall  talks to us about why Effective Communication may be the thing that's holding a lot of things back with your practice, your progress in growth, your team, and more!...  Read More
We Are Doctors (Part 1)
What is a doctor? Is there a sacred trust? What makes it important?  We’re not just supposed to make our money and leave.  There is a higher purpose. Dr. Chris Baker explains.     Read More
Musing with Sari: Dr. David Griffin pt. 2
Dr. David Griffin pt. 2   Read More
Categories: Orthodontics, Pediatric
Which Dental Procedures Spread COVID-19?
Mitigating the spread of COVID-19 is more than just avoiding an outbreak being traced back to your practice. It’s about keeping your dental employees safe at work. OSHA legally requires you to provide a safe workplace for your employees, and COVID-19 poses a threat. Dental Professionals: Highest...  Read More
829K Record Data Breach: Business Associate Agreement
Importance of HIPAA Business Associate Agreements  (HIPAA). This recent record-breaking breach proves the importance of business associate agreements. Who is at fault for a HIPAA breach? Of course, as a health care provider, you’re responsible for your patients’ protected health information (PHI)....  Read More
Are Respirators with Exhalation Valves Effective?
Respirators with Exhalation Valves With the , Smart Training’s Vice President of Healthcare, Lee Slaton, told Practice Owners not to use respirators with exhalation valves.  This blog post explains why your dental employees should not wear respirators with exhalation valves. What is the exhalation...  Read More
Top 5 dental facebook groups you should know about!
There is no doubt that social media wins hands down as one of the greatest networking tools for a number of professions and industries. And for dentistry, it’s no different. Did you know that there are hundreds of groups on facebook dedicated to providing an exclusive space for dental...  Read More
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