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Posted 3 days ago by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 19
 For those Dentists who treat children  (Why those 'baby teeth' aren't always so 'golden')
Many dentists are taught to preserve primary teeth at all costs.Well, primary teeth are important. However, they might also be problematic. The primary teeth might be the problem and not the solution. There are ways to identify when primary teeth are problematic and to learn what to do about it.   Read More
Posted 8/9/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 24
8 Choices that Make Dentistry an Unhappy Career
There are eight bad choices, which, if made, will make dentistry an unhappy career. Here is how you can rebound from these choices and make your dental practice very rewarding, indeed.  Read More
Posted 8/7/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 16
The Power of Choice in Your Dental Practice
The ability to make choices is powerful. A choice, like all other actions, has consequences. For the dental practice, whether it thrives or not is determined by the right choices. There are important approaches as to how dental practice owners can make wise choices.   Read More
Posted 8/2/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 33
How I found myself practicing orthodontics in Abu Dhabi
So how does a Texas girl and Past President of the American Orthodontic Society find herself practicing orthodontics in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates? It's been a wonderful journey.Check out our  on our Abu Dhabi practice experience.   Read More
Posted 7/31/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 45
Answers to questions about Pediatric Orthodontics
 Do others in your practice community embrace Early Treatment?How do you perceive Pediatric Dentistry’s attitude toward Early Treatment?How has membership in the AOS been helpful to you?What sparked your interest in Early Treatment?Which educators have influenced you?Orthodontics is one of the...  Read More
Posted 7/24/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 43
Talking About Pediatric Orthodontics
What Is Early Treatment As You Practice It?Funny how verbiage changes from year-to-year and generation to generation.  But I can sincerely say that orthodontic treatment is an awesome option for many patients - and not that many years ago, you might have thought it odd that I would use the word,...  Read More
Posted 7/19/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 45
'Secret Sauce' Part 2: Transforming Pedo and Ortho Practices
There are vital ingredients to create the 'Secret Sauce' that can bring success to your pediatric dental or orthodontic practice. With a willingness to learn, these ingredients can be implemented surprisingly easily.  Read More
Posted 7/17/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 21
The 'Secret Sauce' To Transform Your Dental Practice
In every successful dental practice, there is a secret that makes it work -- and this "sauce" works when one defines success in financial terms, as well as by other important areas -- like happiness  For the dentist to be successful in life and career, and to experience happiness along the way,...  Read More
Posted 7/10/2018 by Dentbay in Online Dental Store - Dentbay ! Buy Dental Products Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 37
Dentbay - Now, Buy Dental Products With Social Media!
Nowadays social-media is the boom in any business or industry. is the dental store selling dental materials online. Dental store gives free shipping and full-time 100% warranty on dental materials and dental products. Dentbay is also selling the dental products and equipment online at Facebook. Now...  Read More
Posted 7/10/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 13
Are You Mired In the Business of Dentistry?
It can be a challenge to become the kind of dentist you originally set out to be. We dentists start out to help people  We may become technically excellent in our patient treatment -- But the business of dentistry becomes another challenge.   Read More
Posted 7/5/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 11
How Nancy Drew Led Me To Orthodontics
So what does a fictional girl detective have to do with a successful career in orthodontics?  The answer to that question makes sense to a lot of us...  Read More
Posted 6/26/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 21
Ortho in Your Practice! -- Dr Chris Baker
General and Pediatric Dentists can successfully add orthodontics to their practices. It can be very exciting and greatly improve patient care. When using the right orthodontic systems, ortho can create great job satisfaction and profitability for the dentist, in addition to helping make patients...  Read More
Posted 6/22/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 16
Use Love and Lead Generation to Get New Patients
When you truly love to practice dentistry and you truly love and care for your patients, you get what is called 'Lead Generation' and new patients result.  Read More
Posted 6/18/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 17
A Great Dentist is More Than Just a Technician
Besides providing excellent patient treatment, great dentists learn to work on their businesses / practices and to provide vision, leadership and love. There are important steps to take in order to travel from the 'Point A' of being a 'technician' to the 'Point B' of successful business leader --...  Read More
Posted 6/12/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 17
What Makes You Want to be a Dentist?
Just what makes you want to be a dentist, anyway? Where do you find your motivation each day when you walk into your practice? These are important questions to ask ourselves -- and to address as we progress through our careers.   Read More
Posted 6/8/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 45
Foundations of Dental Practice Success & Life
There are some important "blocks" to use when you build the foundations of both your dental practice and your life. The quality of those building blocks will determine the quality of what's built on them.© 2018 Dr Chris Baker  Read More
Posted 6/5/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 17
Lessons of the Abu Dhabi Ladies' Saloon
Some thoughts about lessons learned at a unique business in Abu Dhabi, UAE.  No matter whether you have a dental practice in the USA or a ladies' saloon in Abu Dhabi, great relationships are absolutely essential between a business and its patients or customers.© 2018 Dr Chris Baker  Read More
Posted 5/31/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 11
When the FIVE's don't JIVE
The Problems of missing and ectopic second bicuspidsSeverely ectopic LR5 had to be removed. © 20182 Facts for your consideration:            The “5’s”, or second bicuspids are statistically the third most-commonly congenitally anomalous teeth, misshapen, ectopic eruptive positions, and missing....  Read More
Posted 5/29/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 18
Make possible what looks impossible for your practice
Relationships are transformational for your dental practice. Deal with your patients with absolute love in your heart.  "If words come out of the heart, they will enter the heart. If they come from the tongue, they will not pass beyond the ears." - Suhrawardi© 2018 Dr Chris Baker  Read More
Posted 5/24/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 46
The Hidden Secrets the Panoramic Holds
Missing upper 2's, missing lower 5's, ectopic canines. © 2018 Dr Chris BakerThe Panoramic radiograph.  You may be surprised to discover the amazing information you can find about a child patient in that x-ray.  Can you name five really important findings in a panoramic on an early mixed dentition...  Read More
Posted 5/22/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 79
Use the Right Systems to Bring Ortho into Your Practice
Using the right systems is the "secret sauce" to successfully implement an orthodontic program in a general or pediatric dental practice. © 2018  Dr Chris Baker  Read More
Posted 5/21/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 30
White Spot Lesions: Three Factors of Interplay
White spot lesions on teeth result from acid-producing pathogenic bacteria that demineralize the tooth surface.This begins the process of tooth decay. While these lesions occur in patients without any orthodontic or other dental intervention, they also occur during orthodontic treatment.  The tooth...  Read More
Posted 5/17/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 19
 Your dental practice is not a charity: YOU decide what your missionary work will be
Choose freedom over paying some corporate CEO’s country club membership...    Freedom to get up in the morning and look forward to going to work.    Freedom to get to work to make money for you and your family and not for other people -- like insurance corporations and government.    Freedom to...  Read More
Posted 5/1/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 875
Politically Incorrect Behavior Management for Child Patients
Sometimes effective child patient management is not 'politically correct.'  Let me explain...© 2018 Dr Chris Baker  Read More
Posted 4/24/2018 by drchrisbaker in Love & Orthodontics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 25
The World is Flat, Do Not Extract Baby Teeth, and Other Myths
One of the great myths believed by some pediatric dentists is that they need to avoid extracting baby teeth whenever possible. © 2018 Dr Chris Baker  Read More
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