Fluoride: What to Use and When!
May 14, 2019
Last week I wrote about the “F” word. Yes, I decided to give this word a negative connotation because so many people; dental professionals and the public, are against the use of fluoride. Who are we to tell our patients they can’t use something that we know may reverse a type of disease they have Read More
Caries Risk: Fluoride Risk and Benefits
May 7, 2019
This is about the “F” word. I say the “F” word because there is so much controversy around the use of fluoride. Very few dental materials have created this strong of a controversy. Much of this controversy is about fluoridated water. This blog will talk about caries risk: Fluoride risk and benefits. Read More
ORAL CANCER AWARNESS SOCIALTHON
April 30, 2019
On Friday April 26, 2019, DentalCast Productions hosted the first ever, Oral Cancer Awareness Socialthon. The socialthon reached over 100,000 people through social media and 12,000 people viewed the live event hosted on Facebook. The dollar amount of donations is still coming in. Final dollars are not known but it should break $13,000. Read More
Oral Cancer Awareness Month
April 23, 2019
April is Oral Cancer Awareness month, and this is a perfect time to think about how you can better serve your patients’ oral healthcare needs. Oral cancer screenings by dental professionals will reduce the incidences of oral cancer diagnosed each year. The rise in oral cancer is up, higher than every before. There Read More
WHY START YOUR DENTAL PRACTICE TRANSITION TO RETIREMENT….. “NOW!”
April 16, 2019
The final transition each of us as a dentist and dental practice owner, if we are lucky enough to have a long and successful career, is the sale of our dental practice and retirement. As a dental practice owner what most of us do not realize is that each transition we go through influences Read More
How Do You Improve Your Game of Dentistry?
April 9, 2019
Do you have a favorite sport or hobby? I have always enjoyed playing tennis and in high school I played on the tennis team. If you are like me, then mediocrity is not an option and being “just” average at what you enjoy is a non-negotiable. As a high school student and tennis player, it Read More
Happiness is NOT an Option!
March 25, 2019
Most dental professionals begin their career with a very noble passion to serve others. Doctors, dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, physicians, nurses, etc., want to make a difference in the health care industry and help people live a healthy life. Once you graduate dental school and begin work in the real world as a dentist, Read More
The Dentist as a Player-Coach
March 12, 2019
Consultant, Facilitator of Profit and Communication for Dental Practice Solutions The National Basketball Association was founded as the Basketball Association of America in 1946. Throughout the many seasons of the NBA, some 40 players have served as both coach and player at the same time. Since the salary capwas instituted in the1984-85 season, the Read More
Without A Strong Foundation The House Will Fall
March 5, 2019
The young associate dentist evaluates a new patient. This patient is a 50-year-old woman, who is a type II diabetic, and taking medications for both diabetes and high blood pressure. She is missing her lower right first molar (#30) and has several old amalgam fillings that are breaking down plus, they all have recurrent decay. Read More
AMP Up Your Implant Profits in 2019!
January 15, 2019
There is a lot out in the world of dentistry for the General Dentist to take advantage of. Most dentists in 2019, want to AMP up their ç by placing more implants. A few weeks ago, I sat down with Dr. Peter Vanstrom, to talk about how you can AMP up your implant profits in Read More