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Why Most Resolutions Fail…And How You Can Beat the Odds
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Why Most Resolutions Fail…And How You Can Beat the Odds

Imtiaz explains the importance of dedicating 'away' time for yourself. He also states that resolutions can be achieved when there is a real plan, with...

| 10 years ago
What to Do When it’s a Team Member Who Doesn’t Value Care
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What to Do When it’s a Team Member Who Doesn’t Value Care

Imtiaz Manji discusses the importance of team-based continuing education and inspiring passion in team members who do an inferior job.

| 10 years ago
An Ethical Discussion
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An Ethical Discussion

Here's one for you all to debate. This 20-year-old is a new patient in my practice and I have not yet worked up the case. She had 10 upper and eight...

| 10 years ago
What Makes You Think You’ll Have More Time Tomorrow?
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What Makes You Think You’ll Have More Time Tomorrow?

You can fool some of the people all of the time, the saying goes, and I suppose that's true. But what really interests me is how often we can fool ourselves...

| 10 years ago
Off the Pedestal
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Off the Pedestal

Not too long ago, in one of my blogs, I was chastised by a responder for not doing what he thought I should have done. This was followed by the comment,...

| 10 years ago
Behind Every Great Dentist Are Other Great Dentists
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Behind Every Great Dentist Are Other Great Dentists

It's often said that you are known by the company you keep. But it's not just a matter of appearances – in many ways the trajectory of your life...

| 10 years ago
Undercover Dentist
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Undercover Dentist

The TV show, Undercover Boss, has become something of a phenomenon lately. If you haven't seen it, it's about CEOs posing as front-line workers in their...

| 10 years ago
Weird Stuff I Get to See
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Weird Stuff I Get to See

This bridge has been in place for about 20 years. The patient is beginning a comprehensive course of treatment and we are getting ready for ortho so...

| 11 years ago
A Reminder About the Process
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A Reminder About the Process

I was speaking to a patient recently and I asked if she wanted to do something about her 'gummy smile.' 'What gummy smile?' she responded, and then asked for a...

| 11 years ago
How Much Is .1mm?
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How Much Is .1mm?

I have a pet peeve. It has to do with prepping teeth. I still remember my operative instructor in junior clinic telling me to 'drop that proximal box...

| 11 years ago
Defining Success: Getting Specific with the Team (Part 11 of 14)
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Defining Success: Getting Specific with the Team (Part 11 of 14)

This video is part of an ongoing series on Defining Success.

| 11 years ago
Yes, I Practice!
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Yes, I Practice!

I am asked on a regular basis if I still practice or if I only lead Spear Study Clubs and teach. I understand the question, but it still takes me by surprise....

| 11 years ago