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?...

DIY Medicine?

Everyone agrees Telemedicine is a thing. It has been for several decades. The American Telemedicine Association was established in 1993 and the number of patients accessing real doctors via Telehealth...

AAO, Orthodontists Share Article on TeleDentistry

So the AAO shared this on their FB page and it’s been re-shared 192 times (by orthodontists no doubt) but did any of them actually read this article? Do orthodontists and the AAO really think Di...

It’s About Getting Patients In The Door!!!!

We have talked about the vital and primary nature of the need to get patients in the door many times here on OrthoPundit but now that Smiley Face is opening I wanted to give the first of what will be ...

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...