Archive for the ‘ Aligner FAQ ’ Category
What is STOPPING General Dentists from doing MORE Invisalign and Clear Aligners?
I married a general dentist. We met at UCSF Dental School and we were in the same anatomy lab group. I always knew I was going to specialize. I was “gunner” (that’s what we called the high academic students back at UCSF in the 90’s). I was there for one reason only: to become an […]
Advanced Aligner Tricks and Tips for Ideal Outcomes
In 2002, when I was an orthodontic resident at the University of Connecticut, I snuck out of my residency program for a long weekend with the defense that I was “visiting family” for a so-called “family emergency” in San Francisco. Although I do indeed have family in the Bay Area, this was no crisis! Our […]
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 […]
Picking the Right Retainer: Vivara®, Essix®, Hawley
In this blog post, we’ll be talking about removable retainer options. Your dentist can discuss the best retainer for your smile as there are pros and cons to each type. This is something that you may want to discuss with your dentist even before you start braces or aligners. A retainer keeps your teeth from […]
How to Optimize your Invisalign Doctor Locator Profile
It blows my mind how many of my www.straightsmilesolutions.com doctors don’t take the time to idealize and optimize their Invisalign Doctor Profile. If you want help, please visit www.straightsmilesolutions.com and click on “contact-us” to schedule a free call. This is a free, no-brainer, five-minute exercise that can get you referrals. Here are the steps to […]
Comprehensive, Limited and Phase 1 Treatment Explained!
Note- the following is the interpretation of codes and billing by Dr. Amanda Wilson and StraightSmile Solutions. Please consult your own dental practice act in your own state or country and the insurance company you are partnering with. For a 1:1 coaching session by Dr. Wilson to optimize orthodontics in your practice, please visit www.straightsmilesolutions.com […]
Finally!-Affordable, Dental- Monitoring Alternative for General and Pediatric Dentists
There is nothing I like better than an underdog story and boy do I have one for you today! I previously posted an article about measuring orthodontic efficiency in your practice. If you haven’t taken my challenge, please click here before you read the rest of this blog. If your margin isn’t at least enough […]