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A Missed Diagnosis or Incorrect Treatment Plan?
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A Missed Diagnosis or Incorrect Treatment Plan?

'He listened to my story differently. He asked different questions. He was respectful of the other practitioner but eloquently questioned the diagnosis....

| 3 years ago
Dentistry and Core Values
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Dentistry and Core Values

The concept of dentistry and core values was formally presented to me in 2004, while progressing through the continuum at the L.D. Pankey Intitute, examining...

| 3 years ago
Surprising Expasyl Conversation at Master’s Forum
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Surprising Expasyl Conversation at Master’s Forum

I was asked to give an update (via a current literature review) on the use of Expasyl during a recent workshop here at Spear. A 2012 article...

| 3 years ago
Flipping the Triangle for Dental Patients: Part II
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Flipping the Triangle for Dental Patients: Part II

You can access Part I of this series by clicking on the link. A 2010 article by Margolius and Bodenheimer notes that, 'Somehow, there must be...

| 3 years ago
Flipping the Triangle for Dental Patients: Part I
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Flipping the Triangle for Dental Patients: Part I

In a recent post, I shared an article that resonates with me regarding dentists shifting the paradigm from tooth fixers to a business of giving patients...

| 3 years ago
Dental Patients: Another Identity Crisis?!
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Dental Patients: Another Identity Crisis?!

Is your livelihood based on your income from doing dentistry for your work?  In other words, are you dependent on money that you make from restoring teeth...

| 4 years ago
The Infamous Mandibular Block
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The Infamous Mandibular Block

At a recent Facially Generated Treatment Planning workshop, I was having lunch with a group of dentists with a wide range of experience and age–from one year...

| 4 years ago
The Infamous Monday After CE
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The Infamous Monday After CE

How many times have we heard the phrase, this course will change the way you do dentistry on Monday – or when you go back to the office on Monday…...

| 4 years ago