My name is Tom Dawson and I recently joined the faculty here at The Dawson Academy. My charge is to bring new educational thoughts regarding dental implants.
Over the years I have heard many objections to doing a complete exam like we teach in our courses. Dentists say they don’t have enough time, patients won’t agree to it, it costs too much and so on. What I tell those dentists and what I’m about to tell you is that you can’t afford NOT to do a complete exam.
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.