The Art of Orthodontic Doublespeak

Enjoy this guest blog from Dr. Marc Ackerman. I find it interesting, thought provoking and an excellent prelude to the 2019 NewConn Meeting.  There’s an old adage that states, “Say what you mean ...

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...

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...

You Think SmileDirectClub Is Bad?

I know orthodontists generally hate SmileDirectClub but let me tell you what fully decentralized orthodontic treatment may look like in the future: Scenario #1 Imagine you want straighter teeth and so...

Do I Need Braces?

We get this from time to time from adults as well as parents who are eager to do the right thing for......