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TUBS AND TRAY SET-UPS

Everyone is looking for an edge. Everyone wants to lower their overhead and their stress level. Finally, everyone is looking for little known secrets of productivity. I think you will be surprised at how easy it is to eliminate one …

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Best for Dentistry

About a year ago I wrote the following in this blog. Maybe you’ll remember it.

“One of the things that we, as concerned dental owners need to do, is create an alliance of independent dental practices and doctors that want

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THE TOP TEN CLINICAL MISTAKES IN CROWN AND BRIDGE – PART 2

Once again, we are quickly going through poor clinical habits that make it difficult to for your lab to deliver a quality product back to you. As a reminder, your relationship with your lab is a partnership. If either party …

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THE TOP TEN CLINICAL MISTAKES IN CROWN AND BRIDGE – PART 1

I am getting some great feedback from our Summit clients and our BEST for Dentistry members (www.bestfordentistry) about one of our alliance partners, Bayshore Dental Studio. The quality is great and the pricing even better.

Just the other …

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Shade Selection for Dummies

I was fortunate to have been a dental lab tech prior to and during dental school. In fact most of my dental school professors had me do their crown and bridge. Because I continued to be trained as a master …

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No More Clinical Sensitivity (2)

I’m back with another look at clinical sensitivity after routine procedures.

It has become common for Dentists to place a liner prior to the buildup of a composite. The original idea was to place something that would line the deepest …

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No More Clinical Sensitivity (1)

I want to take a moment and address a common problem that I have seen in just about every practice I have visited. Sensitivity and complaints following a dental restorative procedure is so common as to be consistently predictable. I …

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The 30-Minute Crown Prep

It doesn’t happen overnight.   Most times we never realize we’ve done it.  Some of us have tried to improve, but all of us surely realize that at some juncture we reach the point of maximum capacity due to clinical speed.   …

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