Archive for the ‘ Clear Correct ’ Category
Why are my Patient’s Invisalign Aligners Cracking?
There can be numerous reasons why Invisalign, ClearCorrect or clear aligners aligners crack but this blog will discuss the most common reasons. In order to diagnose the issue you need the following records: 1. The Treatment Plan We are looking to see if the treatment plan was indeed “good” and even viable. If it is […]
10 Pearls and Hacks for Better Invisalign and ClearCorrect Outcomes
As an orthodontist, a dental space pundit and the “mama” of the DTC aligner movement, I am often asked for tricks and tips for better aligner outcomes. I have to admit, I am blessed with a bit of a photographic memory. This came in handy on the D.A.T. perceptual ability section, but it also is […]
Where to Invest in the Dental Space?
As an orthodontist, a dental space pundit and blogger, and the “mama” of the DTC aligner movement, I am often asked to predict future trends. Given my unprecedented experience within this space, I am uniquely qualified to answer these key questions: Would I invest in SmileDirectClub? Yes, I did, but I was smart and bought […]
Clear Aligners for $15 are Here!
It is the wild, wild west in the land of clear aligners. StraightSmile Solutions® is the ultimate aligner matchmaker. We help doctors select ideal cases for white labeling aligners to save on average 50-75% on lab fees and still obtain ideal outcomes. With price points as low as $15 per aligner, now is the time […]
High Margins on Clear Aligners in a General Dental Office
Implementing a clear aligner solution in a general or pediatric dental office is an excellent revenue booster. Many dentists are concerned about high lab fees and low margins. I recommend this basic algorithm to calculate the efficiency of orthodontic services: 1. Run a report of the last five orthodontic cases you’ve completed successfully (D8050-D8090). Calculate […]
StraightSmile Solutions® Launches Hands-On GP and Pediatric Ortho Courses
I am very excited to announce that StraightSmile Solutions® will be collaborating with the best and brightest orthodontist, pediatric dentists, industry professionals and dental labs in the business to present a series of customizable, hands-on GP ortho courses, which will include IDB, straightwire, 3D printing, IOS scanning, hybrid treatment and Phase 1. These courses will […]
Orthodontist Turned DTC Mystery Shopper for a Day- My Visit to Candid® and Uniform Teeth®
Click here to watch the video As an orthodontic consultant and the CEO of StraightSmile Solutions®, I am frequently asked to report on the pulse of the orthodontic industry. A year ago, I was one of the first bloggers to report on the Invisalign Store® experience and franchise developments. As an initial team member […]