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Perfecting Sleep Apnea Implementation Training for the Dental Practice

There is this misconception that adding obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) therapy to the dental practice is very difficult.  The truth is that it simply doesn’t have to be that way. For me the key has been getting my TEAM involved and motivated.  There are many moving parts to successful sleep apnea implementation.  That’s why I […]

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3 Pitfalls of Sleep Apnea Training to Avoid

Are you confused about how and where to get started in adding the growing trend of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) therapy into your practice? Well, you are not alone.  There are literally hundreds of choices, camps, philosophies, theories, etc out there.  Each has their place and are the right fit for different individuals. In this […]

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Making the Right Choice for Dental Sleep Apnea Training

Without question one of the hottest (and maybe even confusing) topics in dentistry is a dental treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. It can be confusing and daunting when choosing a training program.  There are many camps, politics, and modalities of treatment out there.  Quite honestly, it is almost ‘religious like’ when it comes down to […]

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Don’t Skip Steps – True Prosthetic Based Implant Planning

The world has changed.  We are digital and that is now extending into dentistry in a big way.  Just as digital has changed the way we live our lives, it is dramatically changing the way we change our patients lives. Each year I choose to work closely with a few young dentists as a mentor. […]

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7 Reasons You’re Hesitating To Register for a 3D Dentists Workshop

Each year I open my office and ‘peel back the curtains’  four times for the Ultimate 3D Hands-On Workshop.  In this hands-on workshop I share the secrets and workflows that have helped make our office successful, predictable, and profitable with digital implant dentistry. Since our workshops are limited to a maximum of 12 dentists per […]

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Creating Urgency with 3D Imaging

I don’t know how it is in your practice, but sometimes patients just completely dumbfound me.  This is especially true when a tooth is infected and the patient looks at me and says “can’t i just take an antibiotic?” I typically go into a diatribe about how the antibiotic will just mask the symptoms and […]

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Importance of Patient Communication – Digital Imaging & Smile Enhancement

Generally speaking patients are not dentally educated.  While it is true they may sometimes know what they want (thanks to consumer marketing and the internet) – they don’t truly understand the nuances of ideal treatment. The following case study showcases a patient who has come to the office for ‘smile work’ using porcelain veneers.  She […]

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6 Reasons To Attend Sirona3D Drive – Charlotte, NC Sept 11-13, 2014

As some of you are already aware, Sirona is holding the first ever event dedicated to Sirona 3D users.  The event will be held from September 11, 2014 to September 13, 2014 in Charlotte, NC. To say that I am excited would be a complete understatement.  Why am I so excited?  This event is going […]

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