Timothy McNeely, a 2015 Best Financial Adviser for Dentists
June 08, 2015 Here's advice Timothy McNeely, one of the 2015 Best Financial Advisers for Dentists, offers you: "John Bogel says, 'Get Wall Street out of the equation; then you are the creature of the market and not of the casino.' I could not agree more."
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Robert Hockett, a 2015 Best Financial Adviser for Dentists
June 08, 2015 Here's advice Robert Hockett, one of the 2015 Best Financial Advisers for Dentists, offers you: "Using a fee-only fiduciary without a 'dog in the fight' eliminates conflicts of interest, keeping everyone on the same side of the table.
Cosmetic dentists to the stars Katy Perry has a million dollar smile. Her smile isn’t so valuable just because she’s cute. Her cosmetic dentist, Dr. Bill Dorfman, DDS, of Los Angeles, earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records by crafting a $1,000,000 grille out of platinum and rare gems. Why use DENTSPLY Caulk's TPH Spectra composite? June 24, 2015By Stan Goff Dr. Doug Lambert graduated from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management in 1980 and the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1984. Since that time, he has tested and tried out a number of dental materials and has become known as one of the top educators in the industry. One year later: A look at six revolutionary products May 18, 2015By Lauren Burns How often do we make mental lists of things we need to do, change and implement in our lives only to have time continually slip away without making any changes? Brad Creger, a 2015 Best Financial Adviser for Dentists
July 08, 2015 Here's advice Brad Creger, one of the 2015 Best Financial Advisers for Dentists, offers you: "A great financial adviser is worth his or her weight in gold. Take your time to find one you can work with." "Everyone should seek a 'financial' second opinion every few years. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain.
How to choose the most suitable temporization approach Temporization, or, as it’s often called, “provisionalization,” might be considered its own subdivision of restorative dentistry. Before we plan any type of dental rehab, we need to “pre-think” how we’ll maintain our patient’s appearance and function and keep him or her comfortable for the duration. We also need to decide on the particular technique, materials and cement we will use. Barry Kaplan, a 2015 Best Financial Adviser for Dentists
June 08, 2015 Here's advice Barry Kaplan, one of the 2015 Best Financial Advisers for Dentists, offers you: "Since attempts at market prediction are futile and there is no such thing as a free lunch, you should diversify as much as possible, keep costs low and tax efficiency high and invest at least 15 percent of what you earn. Do this systematically and don't pay attention to talking heads trying to predict the market.
2015 "Best of Class" Technology Award winners announced June 08, 2015By Laura Dorr Every day, innovative new products and technologies are pushing the dental industry forward, streamlining the job and redefining practice management, patient care and treatment. While there are many exciting emerging technologies and cutting-edge products, there are some that rise above the rest. These are the recipients of the seventh annual Pride Institute Best of Class Technology Awards. New Oral Essentials™ mouthwash is alcohol- and preservative-free
June 02, 2015 Oral Essentials™ is the new alcohol- and preservative-free swish-and-spit staple developed by celebrity dentist and bestselling author Dr. Kourosh Maddahi and award-winning periodontist Dr. Hessam Nowzari.
Top tips for designing a modern dental practice website We’ve all experienced the most modern of exercises in frustration: Trying to pull up a website that has not been optimized for the mobile experience from a smartphone. 5 ergonomic products you should know
May 28, 2015 From loupes to stools and headrests, these ergonomic products are good for your body and your bottom line.
Cement selections for zirconia, other restoratives June 05, 2015By Stan Goff This is the final part of a three-part DPR series discussing cement selection and related issues with dentists from a variety of practices. We’re asking them about their individual priorities and techniques with cementation and how their practice focus affects the materials they choose. How to scan with ease and simplicity May 04, 2015By James C. Vogler Our office recently purchased a TRIOS Scanner by 3Shape. We also recently began using ClearCorrect as our lab for clear aligners, as it accepts TRIOS scans for use with its clear aligners. We have found the use of our 3Shape TRIOS scanner with the ClearCorrect system to be both convenient and intuitive in our office. 5 technologies your practice needs to invest in now May 13, 2015By Dr. John Flucke You’re familiar with Western Union right? Right? Of course you are. At one point in time, they were reportedly the second largest telegraph company in the world. The latest and greatest trends in cosmetic dentistry The past decade has been a remarkable time for cosmetic dentistry. The profession has advanced on several fronts, including exciting new materials and technologies. Category cruncher: In-office whitening products Whitening can increase a patient's self-confidence and body image. It also can lead to patients accepting additional needed and cosmetic dental procedures down the road. Check out these great in-office whitening systems to keep your patients' smiles bright and white. 4 evidence-based ergonomic strategies to save your dental career Did you know that nearly two thirds of dentists who retire early are forced to due to a musculoskeletal disorder? And that studies show the prevalence of work-related pain in dentistry today is roughly the same as it was in 1946? Design smiles, improve communication in minutes June 02, 2015By Stan Goff Officially launched at IDS 2015, Planmeca Romexis Smile Design allows dentists to design new smiles using a simple 2D facial smile photo and intelligent teeth silhouettes. The List: Top 5 tools to make a great dental video
June 01, 2015Creating a video for use in your dental practice is a fun way to engage patients.