Carriere Motion & MEAW – Birds of a Feather

The last couple weeks have been more interesting than usual. I attended the SAO in New Orleans – the first time I’d been to an AAO constituency meeting in a while – and was shocked b...

The Problem with Binary Thinking

The assumption that when two opposing points of views, people, groups of people or philosophies meet that one is right and one is wrong (or what I call binary thinking) is almost universal among ortho...

DIY Medicine?

Everyone agrees Telemedicine is a thing. It has been for several decades. The American Telemedicine Association was established in 1993 and the number of patients accessing real doctors via Telehealth...

Playing in the Big Leagues

I was lucky enough to go to a Cub’s game with Derek Bock this weekend. The Cubs lost but it was an awesome experience and I learned a great deal – as I always do when I spend time with Derek. The ...

PostScript: Follow the Money

One of our trusted sources was kind enough to give us an advance copy of Dr. David E. Paquette’s Guest Editorial from the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics (see below)...

Show Me The Money!

Have you ever wondered whether or not the speaker giving your continuing education lecture or the department head molding young minds is being paid, by whom and how much? By law, publicly traded compa...

The Google Review Arms Race

I’ve always taken it at face value that every orthodontist needs to make a concerted effort to amass hundreds of positive google reviews. Why would someone dare question something so obviously true?...

Orthodontists ARE Dentists!

I just don’t understand our collective obsession and unwillingness to changes when it comes to a couple things: Why do people have to see a dentist every 6 months and why won’t orthodontists start...

CLINICAL TIMELINESS & EFFICIENCY

By Bridget Burris Running on time is the most important practice and team value that we have in our office.  We consider it a sign of respect to see the patients when they are scheduled and get them ...