Can you imagine building an expensive home or a complicated remodeling project without accurate measurements or plans? Unfortunately everyday our dental laboratories are asked to fabricate restorations with inaccurate records. I spoke with lab technician extraordinaire, Walt Richardson CDT from Bay View Dental Laboratory to add a lab’s perspective to my 34 years of dental experience.
At one point or another in your career, you’ll likely have a patient that was treated by another dentist who made some sort of mistake.
We've all heard colleagues complain about a dental consultant they hired who wasn't a good fit for them. Every dental practice has different goals and therefore unique needs.
The following are 7 tips for finding the right dental consultant for you and your dental practice.
It is hard for us to believe that 2014 is almost over and 2015 is upon us. The following is a round-up of our most popular dental articles of 2014. Enjoy!
Having had the advantage of more than 60 years in dentistry, I’ve had an opportunity to see the long-term differences that result from different attitudes about what it means to have a “successful practice.”
Happiness is something we all strive for. The big question is how do we achieve it?
There are many theories on what leads to true happiness. The wisdom literature of the ages concludes that a balance of important areas in our lives leads to contentment and happiness. Stephen Covey says that peace and happiness comes not in self, but in helping others.
Today’s dentist must deliver high quality, beautiful dentistry. In dental continuing education, there are countless opportunities to learn the techniques to prepare the maxillary anterior teeth and deliver a decent result. However, I am utterly convinced that once a dentist learns and applies the techniques taught by The Dawson Academy, clinical results will become exceptional.
A complete dentist will deliver more than just a pretty smile; a complete dentist provides a stunning smile that is not only comfortable, but also maintainable long-term.
Holiday-themed patient newsletters can help you have a profitable winter season.
Of course, there are factors that will determine exactly how effective your newsletters are. Read on to learn the easy, but important, tricks you need to know for sending engaging newsletters over the next couple of months.
The 2015 Dawson Alumni Retreat is sure to be a good time. If you missed out on last year's festivities, you can check out pictures from it while seeing what's scheduled for 2015.
The following are 10 reasons you absolutely don't want to miss this coming year's Annual Retreat.
I was recently talking with a student who described a patient who could not load the joint comfortably. Additionally, the patient had severe wear, an uneven occlusal plane, broken crowns, and despite deprogramming with a cotton roll, he would feel quite a bit of tenderness when the TMJs were load tested.