AAO Conflict of Interest?

Since we wrote a couple pieces about KOL’s, what they say, why they say it and how you can learn about how much they are paid, this discussion has taken on a life of its own. If you’re not clear o...

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...

Orthodontist with $1,000,000.00 in Student Debt

Utah Orthodontist, Dr. Mike Meru was featured yesterday in The Wall Street Journal for his outlier status of being one of 101 people in the US with a seven-figure student debt. I find the article int...

Protecting the Public?

The last time organized dentistry and dental boards tried to “protect the public” they warned of the dangers of tooth whitening done outside the office of a licensed dentist. Of course there was n...

R.I.P

There is no denying it. The profession is dying. The world is changing and the rate of change is inc......