It’s DTY not DIY

Do you do a CBCT on every ortho case you treat? Do you mount models for every case? Do you spend an hour in the new patient consult? Do you record periodontal probing for every tooth on every patient?...

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...

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...

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......

A New Face in Orthodontics: Meet Smiley Face

Creation of An Authentic, Contiguous, Awesome, Successful Brand & Business Smiley Face is unlike anything in orthodontics. When we unveiled the brand and the model we could hear the collective gro...

Punked!

Sometimes things just don’t go your way no matter your intentions or your actions! The new dental reality encompasses more than just the way we orthodontists do business. It has a great deal to ...

ProOrtho CoverDoc Marc Ackerman

Super proud of our current Progressive Orthodontist Magazine CoverDoc! If you aren’t aware of all the things Dr Marc Ackerman has done for the profession – research, innovation, peer reviewed ...