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Transferring Orthodontic Retention Plans Outside Your Referral Network

Transferring Orthodontic Retention Plans Outside Your Referral Network

When one of your patients is treated by an orthodontist outside your referral network, ensuring a smooth transfer of their retention plan is critical...

| 3 years ago
Retention as a Starting Point for Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Retention as a Starting Point for Interdisciplinary Collaboration

This article offers strategies for GPs who want to help patients avoid pitfalls that commonly lead to orthodontic relapse.

| 3 years ago
Handling Issues With Retention for GPs
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Handling Issues With Retention for GPs

In this article, I will continue with this discussion and how to handle these issues with retention. So, how is the GP relationship with orthodontists...

| 7 years ago
Transferring Retention for Dental Patients with Problem Retention Issues

Transferring Retention for Dental Patients with Problem Retention Issues

In previous posts I discussed how you might go about setting up a plan for transfer of retention from orthodontists both within and outside your referral...

| 7 years ago
Transferring Retention for Patients Treated Outside Your Referral Network: Part 2

Transferring Retention for Patients Treated Outside Your Referral Network: Part 2

In the absence of an established relationship with the treating orthodontist or GP, transferring retention for patients who were treated outside your...

| 7 years ago
Transferring Retention for Patients Treated Outside Your Referral Network: Part I

Transferring Retention for Patients Treated Outside Your Referral Network: Part I

In my last post I discussed how you might go about setting up a plan for transfer of retention from orthodontists within your referral network to yourself....

| 7 years ago
Creating a Transfer of Retention Plan for Orthodontists in Your Network
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Creating a Transfer of Retention Plan for Orthodontists in Your Network

For orthodontists to whom you refer preferentially, I recommend having a discussion about their ideas and preferences regarding retention in general if...

| 7 years ago
The General Dentist's Role in Managing Retention
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The General Dentist's Role in Managing Retention

I met a friend for lunch recently and she told me she was talking about me the previous weekend. I don't know about you, but it always gets my attention...

| 7 years ago
Understanding the Bolton Ratio
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Understanding the Bolton Ratio

I have had the privilege of being involved with several Facially-Generated Treatment Planning (FGTP) courses at Spear as the orthodontist consultant....

| 7 years ago