As I complete growth conferences for my dental team I have been thinking about how people prefer to receive feedback. In this video I will share how I use this question with my team to build our relationship and help them develop.
What language do you use to refer to an interim dental restoration after you prep: temporary or provisional crown? The choice of word used is critical to how the patient sees this process, and ultimately can impact the final outcome. In this video I will share my thoughts about the two between these words.
In this video I will share how I use photos of the functional positions to increase the accuracy of my mounted models. This allows me to make sure the models replicate the relationships of the mandibular and maxillary teeth are the same as the natural dentition.
I for one have struggled with creating a mission statement for my dental practice. In this video I will share a new process I did recently that included my whole team, and was a quick, easy way to create a mission statement we all believe in.
In this video I will share one of my favorite resin-based temporary cements. Resin based temporary cements are wonderful cue to their translucency, and the ease of clean up after light curing. Often they become too retentive and we can't get the temps off due to the adhesive capacity. I will discuss how I prevent the resin based temp cement from bonding to
One of the challenges of practicing dentistry is that we get so busy working that we stop investing the time to continue to improve our or practice our clinical skills. In this video I discuss a simple process that can be built into our day to day systems. I use this everyday to continue to improve my clinical skills.
One of the hardest challenges in dentistry is moving from room to room and being able to refocus and give each patient your full and undivided attention. In this video I will share a little trick I do to increase my presence as I move between rooms and patients.
A simple $25 tool is an incredible clinical resource in my dental practice. In this video I will share how I use a leaf gauge in routine practice and share a recent clinical situation where it was invaluable.
As I am trying to get systems in place at the new dental practice I recently acquired, I have been reviewing goal setting. In this process I will share how I use goal setting to increase implementation and putting systems in pace to accomplish these goals.
A common question I get from other dentists is about my choice of temporary cement. The rest of the question is "...so that the temps actually stay on". In this video I'll share the temporary cement I use and how I make sure temps stay on by verifying the excursive movements.