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Some Will. Some Won’t. Some Wait. So What? NEXT!

“Some will.  Some won’t.  Some wait.  So what?  Next!” I don’t know who coined this aphorism.  But, I believe I first heard it from Dr. Bill Blatchford.  I was reminded of it last week when a patient scheduled to start … Continue reading

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Stick to Your Guns – Believe in Yourself

Nope… this isn’t a post about guns. I’m writing about staying true to yourself and believing that your services have real value.  Yes, there are people… even many people… that make their dental decisions based on low fees.  The problem … Continue reading

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Today’s Special Delivery

OK… now it’s yesterday’s delivery.  🙂 ‘Cause I try and I try and I try and I try… I can’t get no… Sometimes the best part of my job is the satisfaction gained by significantly improving a patient’s quality of … Continue reading

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Implant Provisional – using the original tooth

Several months ago (April 2011), a long-time patient had tooth #8 blow up.   The patient is a 80 y.o. male.  It was a perio-endo lesion (with root resorption evident), and we decided extraction and replacement with an implant would be … Continue reading

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“Work, work, work… Hello Boys…”

OK… now back to our regularly programmed dental talk… Work, work, work… Any fans of “Blazing Saddles” by Mel Brooks?  It’s probably one of the most quotable movies ever made.  It’s also likely the most politically-incorrect movie.  But, I enjoy … Continue reading

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DDS GP – Be a Treatment Presentation Ninja!

OK… Here’s my first Dental Warrior product review!  I hope you like it! Over my 22 years in dentistry, I’ve come across all sorts of patient education tools.  Our biggest challenge as dentists is getting patients to WANT what they … Continue reading

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