Archive for October, 2016
7 Reasons Why Every General Dentist Should Get an Intra-Oral Scanner
1. You’ll save time and time is money. Depending on the model you purchase and the skill set of your assistant, an arch can be scanned in as little as one minute. Compare that to how long it takes to mix and take a PVS impression–about 10 minutes? If there are retakes, which happens often, […]
Great Lakes Orthodontics®, It’s Not your Daddy’s Retainer Company Anymore
Usually my blog pieces are controversial and divisive. Today, I am shifting my focus in a new direction. It seems everyone is dipping their toe in the short-term orthodontics market and even gearing their product towards the GP client base. Now, I am not affiliated or compensated by GLO® in anyway, nor am I with […]
Will Accelerated Orthodontics “Propel®” Your Production?
Lately every dentist is talking about accelerated orthodontics. Given the current litigation in this arena, it’s a controversial topic indeed. There is no question that the research supports accelerated orthodontics in conjunction with aligner therapy and/or micro-osseoperforation. In addition, vibrational movements may or may not be effective in accelerating orthodontic treatment. The research is […]