When we start our search for an orthodontist, it's important that, actually, it's the right orthodontist. A lot of people will be very willing to work with you, but the biggest challenge is having someone that wants to work on our team and is looking for the same goals as we are.
- First of all, we want to get everything biologically stable.
- Also then, we want to stabilize the occlusion.
- And then we move forward to our final restorations.
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I think it was Clyde Schuyler who said, "Sloppy models is not an indication of sloppy dentistry, it's absolute proof." And that just doesn't go for the model work. I think it goes with everything that we do. It's really about embracing the discipline of what we do.
One of the biggest struggles that our students have, as we go through this curriculum, is how to find centric relation, and certainly when I was training, I had that struggle too.