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An Important Problem to Watch for with Implant Restorations

The screw retained restoration is nothing new.  However, the modern screw retained restoration  has leveraged the economics and efficiency of CAD/CAM technology.  This has led to a proliferation of ‘low cost’ and/or inexperienced laboratories providing this service. When fundamental principles of implant restorations are ignored, it can lead to long term issues.  Two of these […]

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3 Things That Could Be Killing How Your Patients Perceive Your Practice?

Today I went to the barber shop for my usual Thursday morning routine.  I get my head cut and my face shaved.  It’s the male equivalent of a mani-pedi – although I don’t mind a mani-pedi myself. Recently, I switched to a new barber shop that was close to my house.  I loved my previous […]

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Take Your Implant Restorations To A Higher Level

Those who have followed me know that one of my passions is to take a clinical procedure and find a way to make it more efficient and produce better outcomes.  By now we should all know that CAD/CAM technology is drastically changing how we do dentistry.  Until recently this has mainly been limited to traditional […]

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The Most Under Utilized Clinical Application for CEREC

CEREC is unlike anything I have ever experienced in dentistry.  Not a day goes by that my patients aren’t absolutely amazed by it.  Even more important, not a day goes by that CEREC doesn’t make clinical dentistry more efficient and predictable. However, an arena that CEREC is not given enough credit is the hardest restoration […]

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Are You Prepared? 3D Imaging Let’s You See the Future

Not all implant cases are created equal. Some cases are straightforward and don’t need a flap or grafting to complete. Some are complex and require ‘pre implant’ surgery to allow you to even place the implant. In my opinion, one of the great advantages of 3D imaging to plan your implant cases is that you […]

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You Know What They Say About the Word ASSUME – Two Valuable Lessons

It’s easy to get in a groove and allow things to become routine and begin to take things for granted. Recently, there were two incidents that made me rethink what I was doing. There’s a valuable lesson that came from this. Lesson #1 I have nearly every piece of technology in my practice. And I’d […]

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The Most Important Lesson I Ever Learned from A Dental CE Lecture

We’ve all had them – AHA moments. A moment when something just clicks and makes total sense. Most of the time it’s never really anything earth shattering, it’s usually something that is so common sense. Sometimes you don’t even realize it right away, but it becomes apparent over time. I’ve been a practicing dentist for […]

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Life Balance Lesson from my Wife – PrePlan Your Vacation

Maybe I am different. For the first 12 years of my professional life I never preplanned my time off. I simply decided a few months in advance, booked something, and then adjusted my office schedule. Only things known well in advance revolved around major holidays – Thanskgiving and Christmas. In 2012 my wife got totally […]

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Something Different–Multiple Foramen on Inferior Alveolar Nerve

Well, today I saw something for the very first time.  I saw multiple exits on the Inferior Alveolar Nerve. Here’s a quick video showing it.  Hope you enjoy!

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Is Your Schedule Killing Your Practice Productivity?

A ‘full’ schedule is not a sign of a flourishing practice. It could actually be a sign of a disorganized practice. Are you tired of your schedule running you and you not running your schedule? Are you frustrated that you aren’t able to do more of the type of treatment that you desire? Do you […]

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