As dentistry integrates further with the digital, so follows the advancement digital-technology. With the invention of Intra-Oral scanners, dentists gained a powerful tool in both diagnosis and patient communication. Now, with the creation of Facial Scanners, used alongside Intra-Oral scanners, we have the ability to more holistically understand, diagnose,
The opportunities for 3D printing, scanning, and the integration of digital technologies into dental office systems are expanding at an alarming rate. This webinar will discuss the practical ways to incorporate this technology into the general dental oﬃce and the potential return on investment (ROI). Topics will include 3D printed study models, surgical
Financial freedom, the condition you've achieved when you can consistently live on less than you make, can still be created even during uncertain times. Dentists I speak with seem concerned about where the economy is heading. an issue fueled by somewhat negative speculation and reporting. People are asking: "What should I be paying attention to; What should
Over the last 5 years I have added more and more technology to my dental practice. One of the things I routinely use is 3D printing technology. In this video I will share how I utilize 3D printing to fabricate temporary restorations during restorative treatment.
As I’ve been giving presentations about business systems to dentists, I’ve discovered that are a number of myths surrounding 401k retirement plans floating around. I’d like to help dentists who are also small business owners develop a better understanding about what’s really possible with modern 401k plans, and dispel some myths that seem to be prevalent
A great new dental material for in-office milling machines is LiSi Initial Block from GC America. In this video I will discuss the alternatives and how this new lithium disilicate is used and expands our patient options.
The buff wheels that attach to a straight dental handpiece are the fastest and easiest way to adjust and polish clear aligners or Biocryl appliances. In this video I will share a quick and easy trick to make your own buff wheels.
We have been printing models in our dental office for several years. Our office also uses mounted models fairly often diagnostically and for restorative cases. In this video I will share a software tool that creates a special printed base that is super easy for mounting.
Compound interest, and how seemingly magical it can grow your investments is nevertheless a challenging thing to trust. When it is explained to us, it makes sense mathematically. When we experience it in our own lives, and start to save money and watch and hope it will grow, it can seem like it isn't "working". We expect to see growth, but often we don't
I have been thinking a lot lately about the financial life cycle of a dental practice. I get to work with many dentists that are newly graduated when I teach financial management at The Pankey Institute. I know from the conversations that the debt of dental school, compounded with trying to buy a practice and make personal choices can seem overwhelming.