Your Focus Determines Your Results

I love Facebook groups. I’m a member of several – one of them is focused on investment ideas/questions for medical professionals of all types. It’s fascinating reading… the schemes and plans a...

Anterior Implants Suck

I had a very interesting conversation with a dental school classmate today. He’s one of the smartest people I know and given his class rank in dental school, he could have done any specialty he want...

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?...

Orthodontists ARE Dentists!

I just don’t understand our collective obsession and unwillingness to changes when it comes to a cou......

Calling It Like We See It: Two Questions

It’s highly possible that at some point in the next couple decades it will be legal for non-dentists to provide tooth straightening with clear aligners directly to the consumer. Outcome data from pa...

Don’t Be Constrained by the Chief Complaint

In orthodontics, the chief complaint is sacrosanct. Or at least we talk about it like it is. The reality is that better is better and most patients will be well satisfied with a better-looking smile e...