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Case Presentation: Six Month Smiles Short Term Ortho

I haven’t presented a case in a while.  So here goes! This young man didn’t like his smile.  Basically, he didn’t like his crooked teeth and wanted them straight in a reasonable amount of time.  He turned down traditional orthodontics … Continue reading

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Shit Happens. Then Shit Happens Again.

Shit Happens Last September a new patient came to my office via my website.  She was dancing and shit happened.  She broke half of tooth #8 off.  I had recently bought Ultradent’s “big crayon” Vit-L-Essence composite kit but had not … Continue reading

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Six Month Smiles – You Can Do Ortho (that patients want)!

In these difficult economic times, Dentistry has not been immune to the effects.  And, if we’re being honest, most dentistry is elective.  It’s a tough battle we’re in right now.  Dentists are the last bastion of entrepreneurism in health care.  … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Dental Warrior

A relatively slow day today…. Today, I had a patient return to my practice after leaving back in 2008. She said, “I foolishly looked at just the money and went to another office. That was a big mistake.” I won’t … Continue reading

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