Doctor, Listen to the Patient!

By Jason Tam We just saw a nearly 18-year-old new patient as a 4th opinion. Usually I am a bit wary of these, especially if they have traveled some distance to see me, but hey, I had time. She had bee...

In Town Transfer Patients

We spoke in detail about transfer patients from out of town on Sunday and based on the response I wanted to discuss transfer cases from other orthodontists in the same town. In town transfers are prob...

Crowdfunding Orthodontic Treatment

By Scott Hansen As many of the loyal readers of OrthoPundit know, Dr. Burris is known for his contrarian and provocative ideas about expanding access to care.  In a recent article, “Why I Accept M...

THE TAO OF NO

As learned by Mary-Jeanne’ Davidson Prior to helping my husband open his orthodontic practice, I considered myself a fairly resilient person. I grew up on a ranch where hard work was your birthright...