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CHECKLISTS
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CHECKLISTS

I'm planning for a patient appointment shortly after New Year's, and part of my preparation is putting together the appropriate checklist. Do you...

| 8 years ago
Sigh … Where are the easy ones? Part 2
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Sigh … Where are the easy ones? Part 2

You saw this 55-year-old patient in my last blog, so you know that she has a deteriorating joint on the left side as well as severely periodontally involved...

| 8 years ago
Sigh … Where are the easy ones? Part 1
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Sigh … Where are the easy ones? Part 1

It has been said that there are no easy cases, and I think that I believe it after the run of new patients I've had the past six months. So, once again,...

| 8 years ago
It is always a question of values
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It is always a question of values

I have a good friend who recently had a very challenging experience with her longtime dentist. She has been in the practice since she was a child and...

| 8 years ago
Photo Tips
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Photo Tips

Those blasted buccal shots! Hard to see and hard to be sure that the correct alignment and framing are in the image. Most of the time, I believe that...

| 9 years ago
What Do I Do With This? Tyler Part Four
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What Do I Do With This? Tyler Part Four

Frank discusses why gathering data is essential to informed decision-making.

| 10 years ago
What Do I Do With This? Tyler Part Two
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What Do I Do With This? Tyler Part Two

Two weeks ago, Frank introduced Tyler, the patient with the fractured central incisor. In today's video, Frank takes us through his treatment planning...

| 10 years ago
What Do I Do with This?
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What Do I Do with This?

Have you ever looked into a patient's mouth and been confronted with dentition that invoked awe, puzzlement, confusion, intimidation, perhaps even despair?...

| 10 years ago
Creating a Presentation - Part 5 of 8
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Creating a Presentation - Part 5 of 8

Frank shows a few slides from his 2009 IFED presentation, highlighting esthetics and honoring his mentor Dr. Lloyd Miller. Your browser...

| 10 years ago
Creating a Presentation - Part 2 of 8
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Creating a Presentation - Part 2 of 8

Frank expands on the early creative process in developing a meaningful message honoring the late Dr. Lloyd Miller, a great influence to esthetic dentistry,...

| 10 years ago
Creating a Presentation - Part 1 of 8
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Creating a Presentation - Part 1 of 8

What's your message and who's listening? In this first installment of an eight part series, Frank shares his approach to creating effective presentations. Your browser...

| 10 years ago