White Coat Syndrome

Online, in lecture halls and in print, there are fanatical devotees of evidence based orthodontics w......

Shame On Us

I received a text a few days ago from a young orthodontist who is a few years out of school. They were distraught over a case that “didn’t turn out the way it should have” and they “didn’t f...

Don’t Limit Yourself by Setting Goals for 2019

Traditionally this time of year we set goals for the next 12 months. It’s a fine tradition I guess as long as you realize the nature of goal setting is both empowering and extremely limiting. What I...

Death of a Salesman

The Hazards of Buying the Practice of an Orthodontist Who Dies Unexpectedly Several months ago ......

100% No Show Rate!!

A general dentist friend told me the other day that she had a 100 percent no show rate for all the p......

OrthoPundit Update

Turns out I had a congenital heart defect and had to have my aortic valve replaced. My open heart surgery was 5 weeks ago and it went very well – I now have normal heart function and blood flow ...

The Conversion Breakdown

Ben Burris & Angela Weber Today’s orthodontic practice seeking growth requires a different mindset not only in how new patients are attracted but also in how we view key performance indicators. ...