The Traveling Orthodontist Diaries

By Nona Naghavi  I am always inspired by Ben’s thought provoking posts and laser sharp view into the future. He is constantly paving a tunnel to clear the path ahead and I’m grateful that I don...

I’m Dumb – Don’t Be Like Me

The history of my dental career reads like a parable of a fool… a blind idiot wandering the wilderness getting taken advantage of at every turn by those smarter, faster, more experienced and les...

The Invisalign Train Is Leaving The Station

By Chris Bentson – Partner, Bentson Copple & Associates, LLC If you aren’t on board with Invisalign in your practice, the seats on the train are filling up, and if the first quarter 2017 resul...

How Is This Still Acceptable?

Awesome piece from Dr Courtney Francis Dunn. It’s amazing that this kind of thing is STILL acceptable. Says a lot about our profession. Where Is Your Superpower?...

AAO Attendees Need To Be Known As Generous!

Don’t forget to tip the people who clean your hotel room and bring you those awesome, fresh towels. It doesn’t have to be much. A couple bucks, 5 dollars, a ten spot… it all adds up ...

NEW Progressive Orthodontist Magazine Editors!

I’ve decided to change directions for the magazine! From now on, we are going to have the top tier movers and shakers in orthodontics as editors in their specific areas of expertise to make su...

Schoolhouse Rock….and Hopefully No Regret

by Marc Bernard Ackerman, DMD, MBA  I am very, very fortunate to have had the opportunity to engage in full-time private practice orthodontics and part-time teaching, full-time teaching and part-time...

RBF Field Report

Received this message (below) today – one of several similar ones in response to The American Orthodontic Dream. I think it’s great and hope that others will open up and share their chall...